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Signature dishes include seafood gumbo, Greek-style beef tenderloin, fried snapper throats and baklava cheesecake. North, Bessemer Phone: 205-426-1861Website: News file | Emma Tannenbaum Cafe Dupont Chris Dupont was way ahead of the curve when he moved his Southern-inspired fine-dining restaurant Cafe Dupont from Springville, where it began in 1994, to downtown Birmingham 13 years ago.
Downtown has since come back to life after dark -- with bistros, cafés, bars and burger joints -- but for the longest time, Dupont kept the flame burning almost all by himself.
We did include a handful of chains on here, but all are chains that grew from seeds that were planted in Birmingham.
Our list is subjective opinion of AL.com’s Life & Culture Team, and we arrived at the final 50 after some serious dialogue about which restaurants should make the cut.
The original downtown location of Brick & Tin is open for lunch only, while the newest one in Mountain Brook is also open for dinner and features a more extensive menu at night. South, Birmingham; 2901 Cahaba Road, Mountain Brook Phone: 205-297-8636, Birmingham; 205-502-7971, Mountain Brook Website: News file | Hal Yeager Bright Star Bessemer's Bright Star is generally recognized as the oldest restaurant in Alabama, and these days, brothers Jimmy and Nicky Koikos carry on the family tradition that their father's cousin Tom Bonduris began in 1907, not long after he immigrated here from Greece.
Alabama coaching legend Paul "Bear" Bryant had his own private booth here, and Academy Award winner Sandra Bullock treated her dad to a Father's Day dinner here.
Someone suggested, “Hey, let’s put together a guide to Birmingham’s 50 essential restaurants.”So we did.
Finding 50 restaurants that, whether you live here or you’re just passing through, you need to put on your Birmingham bucket list was easy. Narrowing the list down to a more manageable 50 was the tricky part.
We strived to cover as many bases as possible -- from white-tablecloth restaurants to meat-and-threes, barbecue joints to sandwich shops, hot dogs to sushi.Address: 1911 Cahaba Road, Mountain Brook Phone: 205-870-5584Website: Moore | [email protected]'s Pizza Palace Generations come and go -- and come back again -- but not much changes at Davenport's Pizza Palace in Mountain Brook.