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All Time Favorites 2023-2024

A tried and true list of All Time Favorites since 2006! 50 Favorites Birmingham Restaurants awards the best restaurant dishes from our Weekly Food Finds. These finds are discovered by Birmingham Restaurants' publisher, Jan Walsh throughout the year and years. Most are new food finds. But some are tried and true, found anew, dishes that she has enjoyed more than once, and some many times through the years.

Abhi Eatery & Bar

MoMos Udan Noodles in Peanut Sauce

Abhi Eatery & Bar Photo

Bay Leaf Modern Indian Cuisine & Bar

Szechuan Chili Special Chicken

Bay Leaf Modern Indian Cuisine & Bar Photo

Bellini’s Ristorante & Bar

Blood Orange Salad

Bellini’s Ristorante & Bar Photo

Billy’s Sports Grill


Billy’s Sports Grill Photo

Birmingham Breadworks


Birmingham Breadworks Photo

Bistro 218

Crab Cakes & Frites

Bistro 218 Photo

Bistro V


Bistro V Photo

Blueprint on 3rd


Blueprint on 3rd Photo

Bocca Ristorante

Scallops Risotto

Bocca Ristorante Photo

Bottega Cafe

Baked Shrimp

Bottega Cafe Photo

Bottega Restaurant

36-day Dry Aged Ribeye & Spiny Lobster

Bottega Restaurant Photo

Cafe Dupont

Trio of Duck

Cafe Dupont Photo

Chez Fonfon

Escargots with Shallot & Garlic Butter

Chez Fonfon Photo

Dreamland Bar-B-Que

BBQ Charcuterie Board

Dreamland Bar-B-Que Photo

Dyron’s Lowcountry

Fish Fry

Dyron’s Lowcountry Photo

Eli's Jerusalem Grill

Kafta Plate

Eli's Jerusalem Grill Photo


Pan Seared Black Grouper

FoodBar Photo

Galley & Garden

Christmas Eve Supper Turkey & Dumplings

Galley & Garden Photo

Habitat Feed & Social

Blackened Redfish

Habitat Feed & Social Photo

Highlands Bar and Grill

Reopening 2024

Highlands Bar and Grill Photo


Hot Beet Poke Bowl

MARO Photo


Lobster Cocktail

Ocean Photo

Sol Y Luna

Shrimp Cocktail

Sol Y Luna Photo

Taco Mama

Pitcher Watermelon Margarita

Taco Mama Photo

Tasting TBL

Peach & Frenchie Bread

Tasting TBL Photo

Ted's Restaurant

Saturday Brunch Belgian Waffles

Ted's Restaurant Photo

The Gardens Cafe, by Kathy G.

Creme Brûlée

The Gardens Cafe, by Kathy G. Photo

The Pig Delis

Party Trays

The Pig Delis Photo

The Red Cat

Seasonal Lattes

The Red Cat Photo

Troup's Pizza

Veggie Pizza

Troup's Pizza Photo

Vino & Galley Bar

Fried Crab Claws

Vino & Galley Bar Photo