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Appetizers & Cocktails

Each year we award the "50 Favorites," best restaurant dishes found by BirminghamRestaurants.com's 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 2015-2016:

5 Point Public House Oyster Bar

Fried Oysters

5 Point Public House Oyster Bar Photo

Bamboo on 2nd

Pork Belly Skewers

Bamboo on 2nd Photo

Bellini's Ristorante and Bar

Bolognese Ravioli with cured cherry tomato, caramelized onion cream, pistachios, and caviar

Bellini's Ristorante and Bar Photo

Bottega Cafe

Fried Green Tomatoes and Crab

Bottega Cafe Photo

Bottega Restaurant

Greg Abrams Grilled Shrimp

Bottega Restaurant Photo

Dyron's Lowcountry

Stone Crab Claws

Dyron's Lowcountry Photo

Flip Burger Boutique

A dose of Bombay Sapphire Vodka added to the Nutella Milkshake (Tip - Flip can add alcohol to most any milkshake), Jazzy Bella, and Southern Gent

Flip Burger Boutique Photo

Gallery Bar 1930

Fried Crab Claws and The Regan Year's Cocktail

Gallery Bar 1930 Photo

Galley and Garden

Hemingway Cocktail

Galley and Garden Photo

JT's at Renaissance Ross Bridge Resort and Spa

Irish Coffee

JT's at Renaissance Ross Bridge Resort and Spa Photo


Pork Belly and Pumpkin Pate

OvenBird Photo

Seasons 52 Fresh Grill

Tuna Tartare

Seasons 52 Fresh Grill Photo

Shula's Steakhouse

Shellfish Trio

Shula's Steakhouse Photo

The Melting Pot

Love Martini, Sailor's Punch, Ying Yang, Deep South Tea, and Sunshine Sangria

The Melting Pot Photo

The Wine Loft

100 Years of Port

The Wine Loft Photo


Persian Bread

Vino Photo