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Appetizers & Cocktails

Each year we award the "50 Favorites," best restaurant dishes found by Birmingham Restaurants' publisher, Jan Walsh. Categories include 50 Favorite Appetizers & Cocktails; Sandwiches, Soups & Salads; Entrees; Desserts; and All Time Favorites, which are tried and true, memorable dishes that are repeat favorites for many years. Here are the 50 Favorites Appetizer winners for 2017-2018:

Avondale Common House

Sticky Bourbon Maple Fried Wings

Avondale Common House Photo

Bamboo on 2nd

Sake Cocktails

Bamboo on 2nd Photo

Bottega Restaurant

Grilled Octopus

Bottega Restaurant Photo

Galley Bar 1930

The Regan Years

Galley Bar 1930 Photo

Highlands Bar and Grill

Shrimp Cocktail + Marinated Crab Claws

Highlands Bar and Grill Photo

Hot and Hot Fish Club

Elevated Cocktails

Hot and Hot Fish Club Photo


Strawberry Cocktails

JT's Photo

Maki Fresh


Maki Fresh Photo

Nabeel's Cafe & Market


Nabeel's Cafe & Market Photo

Ocean Restaurant

Crab and Watermelon Salad

Ocean Restaurant Photo

On Tap Sports Cafe

Craft Beer

On Tap Sports Cafe Photo

Piggly Wiggly

Stone Hollow Goat Cheese

Piggly Wiggly Photo


Fried Green Tomatoes with Blue Crab

Satterfield's Photo

Sky Castle Gastro Lounge

Valentines Cocktails

Sky Castle Gastro Lounge Photo

Taco Mama

Seasonal Margaritas

Taco Mama Photo

The Wine Loft


The Wine Loft Photo

Village Tavern

Pimento Cheese Deviled Eggs

Village Tavern Photo