El ZunZún

El ZunZún

4105 Crosshaven Drive
Vestavia Hills , AL 35243

Phone: 205.791.7711

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Hours of Operation:

Tuesday-Thursday 11 a.m. until 9 p.m.
Friday and Saturday 11 a.m. until 10 p.m.
Sunday Brunch 10:30 a.m. until 3 p.m.

The hummingbird, or "el zunzun," as Cubans call their local species, is the tiniest Central American ambassador. Inspiration for this restaurant came as owner, Becky Satterfield contemplated the 1,000-mile journey hummers make each year, sampling local flavors as they go. What better way to honor them and highlight their ecological significance than to serve cuisine based on their migratory path? 

Satterfield and El ZunZún’s executive chef, Angela Schmidt spent three months in Mexico, taking classes, shopping in local markets, and working side-by-side with the abuelas (grandmothers) who patiently taught the old ways. 

El ZunZún is as inviting as the kitchens of the abuelas we've learned from—a place where people are reminded of the importance of slowing down to observe nature's lessons (while enjoying an authentic tortilla, of course!).

Cuisine Type
Authentic Latin American

Accepted for six or more

Payment Methods
AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa

Service Type
Accepts Reservations
Casually Upscale
Child Friendly
Dine In
Full Menu at Bar
Full Service
Sit Down

Casually Upscale
Child Friendly
Full Bar
Outdoor Dining

Bar, Covered Patio

Smart Casual

Parking Lot

Lunch, Dinner, To-Go, Happy Hour, Brunch, Catering, Tequila & Mezcal Sampler