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Avondale Common House & Distillery

Babalu

Bottega Cafe

Carrigan’s Public House

Chez Fonfon

dreamland bbq

El Barrio

Fancy's on 5th

the fish market

GianMarco's Restaurant

Highlands Bar and Grill

Hot and Hot Fish Club

Iron City Grill

Jack Brown’s Beer & Burger Joint

Jim ‘N Nick’s Bar-B-Que

little savannah

Melt

Paramount

post office pies

Rojo

Saw’s BBQ

slice

Trattoria Centrale

Uptown Entertainment District

5 Points Oyster House

Bamboo on 2nd

Ovenbird

Avondale Common House & Distillery

www.avondalecommonhouse.com

BABALU TACOS & TAPAS

Authentic, gourmet tacos and Spanish style tapas with a Southern twist.

babalutacos.com 

Bottega Cafe

Café Bottega is Frank and Pardis Stitt’s relaxed spot where you can come for lunch and stay for dinner with a menu celebrating the warm spirit of Italian cuisine, while honoring the purest seasonal ingredients of the American South. Take a seat on the patio and savor a chilled glass of wine with antipasti, homemade chips and charred onion dip, or a refreshing salad. Step inside the airy dining area to Pompeii red walls where the hustle and bustle generate a festive space. The kitchen’s centerpiece is a custom designed wood-burning oven turning out crisp pizzas, roasted vegetables, meats and seafood. Sorry, no reservations here…Salute!

bottegarestaurant.com 

Carrigan’s Public House

Spirits, Seasonal Cocktails, Craft Beer, Pub-inspired Food.

carriganspub.com 

Chez Fonfon

Chez Fonfon is that cozy, casual French bistro that we hope transfers you to Paris, Lyons or Nice. Opened in 2000 by Frank and Pardis Stitt, it is a bustling place serving classic, hearty French fare: steak tartare, moules et frites, sautéed trout with brown butter, escargots, and homemade charcuterie. We offer the most delicious wines, chosen for their value and quirkiness, from the Loire, Rhône and Languedoc.

 

Dreamland BBQ

Dreamland Bar-B-Que was founded in 1958 by John “Big Daddy” Bishop in Tuscaloosa, AL and has now grown to include eight restaurants and an online store. Dreamland Bar-B-Que was recently placed on Alabama Food Blog’s “Top 5 Dishes Alabama Does Best”.

dreamlandbbq.com 

El Barrio

Set on downtown’s quickly emerging 2nd Ave. North, El Barrio brings an exciting, different flavor to the Birmingham restaurant scene. Inspired by multi-regional Mexican cuisine, urban design and locally sourced ingredients, El Barrio bridges the gap between the typical Mexican restaurant and a bustling bar and grill.

elbarriobirmingham.com 

Fancy’s on 5th

Fancy’s on 5th is an Oyster Dive + Burger Bar located in the heart of Avondale right across from the park. Named for Miss Fancy , the 1920s Avondale Zoo’s main attraction and mascot, we want this eatery to be everything you love about your favorite burger bar and local oyster dive, but taken to a new level. We joke that there is nothing fancy about this place except the name. This is why we kept the rustic exposed brick walls and original ceilings and tiles. We have also used locally sourced wood with every opportunity.

fancyson5th.com 

The Fish Market

The Fish Market goes to great lengths to bring its guests a variety of fine, fresh seafood from Alabama’s Gulf coast and around the world. In this new restaurant, the live lobster have company. Their state-of-the-art tanks hold a choice selection of live seafood such as shrimp, blue crabs, rainbow trout and tilapia.

thefishmarket.com 

GianMarco’s Restaurant

GianMarco’s Facebook Page

Highlands Bar and Grill

Frank and Pardis Stitt invite you to enjoy a French-inspired Southern dinner, where exquisite food and gracious service combine to create one of American’s great restaurants. Since 1982, diners have come to mark special occasions, conduct business dinners or just drop by for a late event supper in the inviting atmosphere of the main dining room or bar area.

highlandsbarandgrill.com

Hot and Hot Fish Club

The Hot and Hot Fish Club takes a modern approach to blending French, Southern, and California-styles of cooking, set against the backdrop of downtown Birmingham. The airy dining room and connecting bar offer ever-changing dishes and cocktails executed by Chef/Co-Owner Chris Hastings and his team and are inspired by Alabama, the local farmer’s harvest, and other artisans of every kind.

hotandhotfishclub.com

Iron City Grill

The Grill at Iron City strives to deliver a white tablecloth experience in a casual, comfortable atmosphere. It is one of the few restaurants in the South where you can enjoy a pre-concert drink or meal and end up alongside your favorite musician.

ironcitybham.com/the-grill 

Jack Brown’s Beer & Burger Joint

The menu is purposely simple. Jack Brown’s is a bar, that sells a great burger. It is not a restaurant trying to please all tastes. They focus on: do one thing and do it right. There is an amazing menu of craft beer ranging from the local darlings to rare beers from around the world.

jackbrownsjoint.com

Jim ‘N Nick’s Bar-B-Que

Ribs. Pork. Chicken. Brisket. Hell, even sausage. All BBQ has the same three basic ingredients: smoke, meat and time. What makes it different is the amount, consideration and attention to each part of that recipe. That, and some really great bbq sauce, too. At Jim ‘N Nick’s, we pride ourselves on using the right ingredients, taking our time and honoring the traditions that brought us barbecue.

www.jimnnicks.com

Little Savannah

At this quaint neighborhood Southern Bistro, nightly remedies to life’s hustle are offered the Southern Way! As you peruse through the hand selected wines from their award winning wine list, you will find what makes Little Savannah’s Cuisine the highlight of your trip to Birmingham, Alabama, Chef Clif’s amazing fusion of Southern Ingredients incorporated with flavors from around the world.

littlesavannah.com

Melt

Whether it’s a plain grilled cheese, a Burger with Matilda sauce or a spicy Buffalo Chicken sandwich , the MELT menu has something for everyone. They also keep vegetarians and vegans happy, with an assortment of vegan cheeses, fresh vegetables and gluten free bread. They strive for perfection and use local products as much as possible. Supporting the Ham is of the utmost importance.

meltbham.com

Paramount

Food, Drinks, Games. Birmingham Alabama. A downtown bar arcade focusing on all-natural burgers and hot dogs and sandwiches.

paramountbirmingham.com

Post Office Pies

Post Office Pies is  the perfect combination of mouth-watering, hand tossed pizzas cooked to perfection in wood fired brick ovens, unique salad creations, and a bar stocked with everyone’s favorite Avondale Brewing Co. brews. Located in the heart of the historic Birmingham, AL neighborhood of Avondale, Post Office Pies is the newest member to join this fast growing community.

postofficepies.com

Rojo

Owners Laney DeJonge and Clark Lopez would like to welcome you to Rojo, a casual neighborhood restaurant on Highland Avenue in Birmingham, Alabama. Featuring both Latin and American cuisine, Rojo is the perfect place to unwind with friends for lunch, dinner, or late night drinks. Rojo also serves a delicious weekend brunch Saturdays and Sundays from 11am until 3pm.

rojobirmingham.com

Saw’s BBQ

Cooking with Paula Deen, the famous southern cook’s magazine ranked Saw’s BBQ No. 1 on a list of The Best Barbecue Across America. Saw’s has taken Birmingham by a smoky storm. First opening in a residential area of Homewood, the venue has expanded to three locations where they serve classic pulled pork, chicken smothered in distinctive white sauce, and barbecue-topped baked potatoes. Saw’s BBQ recently topped the Birmingham Business Journal’s list of highest-rated BBQ joints in the city.

sawsbbq.com

Slice

Anybody can make a pizza. But if you’re looking for a true experience to accompany what we think is our unique twist on pizza, then you’ll find a new home at Slice. We keep our menu as fresh as our ingredients, so you’ll always have new things to try.

slicebirmingham.com

Trattoria Centrale

Those not in the mood for pizza (who’s not in the mood for pizza?) will find seasonally inspired salads, specials, soups, as well as traditional Roman pastas like penne all’arrabbiata and spaghetti cacio e pepe to satisfy their hunger. A daily breakfast menu highlighted with locally sourced eggs, bread, grits, coffee and milk (for the only truly local latte in the city) gives diners a taste of what has become Trattoria Centrale’s most popular event: Sunday brunch.

trattoriacentrale.com

Uptown Entertainment District

Located next to the BJCC, Uptown is Birmingham’s favorite new dining and event destination. Eateries at Uptown include: Bottle & Bone, Mugshots, Octane Coffee and Bar, The Southern Kitchen & Bar, Texas de Brazil, Todd English P.U.B. and Cantina Laredo.

uptownbham.com

5 Points Oyster House

5pointpublichouse.com

Bamboo on 2nd

www.bambooon2nd.com

Avondale Common House & Distillery

Babalu

Bottega Cafe

Carrigan’s Public House

Chez Fonfon

dreamland bbq

El Barrio

Fancy's on 5th

the fish market

GianMarco's Restaurant

Highlands Bar and Grill

Hot and Hot Fish Club

Iron City Grill

Jack Brown’s Beer & Burger Joint

Jim ‘N Nick’s Bar-B-Que

little savannah

Melt

Paramount

post office pies

Rojo

Saw’s BBQ

slice

Trattoria Centrale

Uptown Entertainment District

5 Points Oyster House

Bamboo on 2nd

Ovenbird

Avondale Common House & Distillery

www.avondalecommonhouse.com

BABALU TACOS & TAPAS

Authentic, gourmet tacos and Spanish style tapas with a Southern twist.

babalutacos.com 

Bottega Cafe

Café Bottega is Frank and Pardis Stitt’s relaxed spot where you can come for lunch and stay for dinner with a menu celebrating the warm spirit of Italian cuisine, while honoring the purest seasonal ingredients of the American South. Take a seat on the patio and savor a chilled glass of wine with antipasti, homemade chips and charred onion dip, or a refreshing salad. Step inside the airy dining area to Pompeii red walls where the hustle and bustle generate a festive space. The kitchen’s centerpiece is a custom designed wood-burning oven turning out crisp pizzas, roasted vegetables, meats and seafood. Sorry, no reservations here…Salute!

bottegarestaurant.com 

Carrigan’s Public House

Spirits, Seasonal Cocktails, Craft Beer, Pub-inspired Food.

carriganspub.com 

Chez Fonfon

Chez Fonfon is that cozy, casual French bistro that we hope transfers you to Paris, Lyons or Nice. Opened in 2000 by Frank and Pardis Stitt, it is a bustling place serving classic, hearty French fare: steak tartare, moules et frites, sautéed trout with brown butter, escargots, and homemade charcuterie. We offer the most delicious wines, chosen for their value and quirkiness, from the Loire, Rhône and Languedoc.

 

Dreamland BBQ

Dreamland Bar-B-Que was founded in 1958 by John “Big Daddy” Bishop in Tuscaloosa, AL and has now grown to include eight restaurants and an online store. Dreamland Bar-B-Que was recently placed on Alabama Food Blog’s “Top 5 Dishes Alabama Does Best”.

dreamlandbbq.com 

El Barrio

Set on downtown’s quickly emerging 2nd Ave. North, El Barrio brings an exciting, different flavor to the Birmingham restaurant scene. Inspired by multi-regional Mexican cuisine, urban design and locally sourced ingredients, El Barrio bridges the gap between the typical Mexican restaurant and a bustling bar and grill.

elbarriobirmingham.com 

Fancy’s on 5th

Fancy’s on 5th is an Oyster Dive + Burger Bar located in the heart of Avondale right across from the park. Named for Miss Fancy , the 1920s Avondale Zoo’s main attraction and mascot, we want this eatery to be everything you love about your favorite burger bar and local oyster dive, but taken to a new level. We joke that there is nothing fancy about this place except the name. This is why we kept the rustic exposed brick walls and original ceilings and tiles. We have also used locally sourced wood with every opportunity.

fancyson5th.com 

The Fish Market

The Fish Market goes to great lengths to bring its guests a variety of fine, fresh seafood from Alabama’s Gulf coast and around the world. In this new restaurant, the live lobster have company. Their state-of-the-art tanks hold a choice selection of live seafood such as shrimp, blue crabs, rainbow trout and tilapia.

thefishmarket.com 

GianMarco’s Restaurant

GianMarco’s Facebook Page

Highlands Bar and Grill

Frank and Pardis Stitt invite you to enjoy a French-inspired Southern dinner, where exquisite food and gracious service combine to create one of American’s great restaurants. Since 1982, diners have come to mark special occasions, conduct business dinners or just drop by for a late event supper in the inviting atmosphere of the main dining room or bar area.

highlandsbarandgrill.com

Hot and Hot Fish Club

The Hot and Hot Fish Club takes a modern approach to blending French, Southern, and California-styles of cooking, set against the backdrop of downtown Birmingham. The airy dining room and connecting bar offer ever-changing dishes and cocktails executed by Chef/Co-Owner Chris Hastings and his team and are inspired by Alabama, the local farmer’s harvest, and other artisans of every kind.

hotandhotfishclub.com

Iron City Grill

The Grill at Iron City strives to deliver a white tablecloth experience in a casual, comfortable atmosphere. It is one of the few restaurants in the South where you can enjoy a pre-concert drink or meal and end up alongside your favorite musician.

ironcitybham.com/the-grill 

Jack Brown’s Beer & Burger Joint

The menu is purposely simple. Jack Brown’s is a bar, that sells a great burger. It is not a restaurant trying to please all tastes. They focus on: do one thing and do it right. There is an amazing menu of craft beer ranging from the local darlings to rare beers from around the world.

jackbrownsjoint.com

Jim ‘N Nick’s Bar-B-Que

Ribs. Pork. Chicken. Brisket. Hell, even sausage. All BBQ has the same three basic ingredients: smoke, meat and time. What makes it different is the amount, consideration and attention to each part of that recipe. That, and some really great bbq sauce, too. At Jim ‘N Nick’s, we pride ourselves on using the right ingredients, taking our time and honoring the traditions that brought us barbecue.

www.jimnnicks.com

Little Savannah

At this quaint neighborhood Southern Bistro, nightly remedies to life’s hustle are offered the Southern Way! As you peruse through the hand selected wines from their award winning wine list, you will find what makes Little Savannah’s Cuisine the highlight of your trip to Birmingham, Alabama, Chef Clif’s amazing fusion of Southern Ingredients incorporated with flavors from around the world.

littlesavannah.com

Melt

Whether it’s a plain grilled cheese, a Burger with Matilda sauce or a spicy Buffalo Chicken sandwich , the MELT menu has something for everyone. They also keep vegetarians and vegans happy, with an assortment of vegan cheeses, fresh vegetables and gluten free bread. They strive for perfection and use local products as much as possible. Supporting the Ham is of the utmost importance.

meltbham.com

Paramount

Food, Drinks, Games. Birmingham Alabama. A downtown bar arcade focusing on all-natural burgers and hot dogs and sandwiches.

paramountbirmingham.com

Post Office Pies

Post Office Pies is  the perfect combination of mouth-watering, hand tossed pizzas cooked to perfection in wood fired brick ovens, unique salad creations, and a bar stocked with everyone’s favorite Avondale Brewing Co. brews. Located in the heart of the historic Birmingham, AL neighborhood of Avondale, Post Office Pies is the newest member to join this fast growing community.

postofficepies.com

Rojo

Owners Laney DeJonge and Clark Lopez would like to welcome you to Rojo, a casual neighborhood restaurant on Highland Avenue in Birmingham, Alabama. Featuring both Latin and American cuisine, Rojo is the perfect place to unwind with friends for lunch, dinner, or late night drinks. Rojo also serves a delicious weekend brunch Saturdays and Sundays from 11am until 3pm.

rojobirmingham.com

Saw’s BBQ

Cooking with Paula Deen, the famous southern cook’s magazine ranked Saw’s BBQ No. 1 on a list of The Best Barbecue Across America. Saw’s has taken Birmingham by a smoky storm. First opening in a residential area of Homewood, the venue has expanded to three locations where they serve classic pulled pork, chicken smothered in distinctive white sauce, and barbecue-topped baked potatoes. Saw’s BBQ recently topped the Birmingham Business Journal’s list of highest-rated BBQ joints in the city.

sawsbbq.com

Slice

Anybody can make a pizza. But if you’re looking for a true experience to accompany what we think is our unique twist on pizza, then you’ll find a new home at Slice. We keep our menu as fresh as our ingredients, so you’ll always have new things to try.

slicebirmingham.com

Trattoria Centrale

Those not in the mood for pizza (who’s not in the mood for pizza?) will find seasonally inspired salads, specials, soups, as well as traditional Roman pastas like penne all’arrabbiata and spaghetti cacio e pepe to satisfy their hunger. A daily breakfast menu highlighted with locally sourced eggs, bread, grits, coffee and milk (for the only truly local latte in the city) gives diners a taste of what has become Trattoria Centrale’s most popular event: Sunday brunch.

trattoriacentrale.com

Uptown Entertainment District

Located next to the BJCC, Uptown is Birmingham’s favorite new dining and event destination. Eateries at Uptown include: Bottle & Bone, Mugshots, Octane Coffee and Bar, The Southern Kitchen & Bar, Texas de Brazil, Todd English P.U.B. and Cantina Laredo.

uptownbham.com

5 Points Oyster House

5pointpublichouse.com

Bamboo on 2nd

www.bambooon2nd.com

attractions

Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame

Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum

Baron’s Baseball Game

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

Birmingham Museum of Art

Birmingham Zoo

McWane Center

railroad park

Vulcan Park

Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame

This art-deco museum honors great jazz artists with ties to the state of Alabama. While furnishing educational information, the museum is also a place for entertainment. Exhibits convey the accomplishments of the likes of Nat King Cole, Duke Ellington, Lionel Hampton and Erskine Hawkins and the music that made them famous. Within this fine musical collection, visitors travel from the beginnings of boogie woogie with Clarence “Pinetop” Smith to the jazz space journeys of Sun Ra and his Intergalactic Space Arkestra.

jazzhall.com

Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum

Home to the world’s best motorcycle collection, the museum now has over 1200 vintage and modern motorcycles and racecars and the largest collection of Lotus cars as well as other significant makes. The collection is the largest of its kind in the world. There are approximately 600 of the 1200 motorcycles on display at any given time. These bikes range from 1902 to current-year production. The museum displays common street bikes as well as rare one-off Gran Prix race machinery.

barbermuseum.com

Birmingham Baron’s Baseball Game

Spend your afternoon at Regions Park watching the Birmingham Barons. The Birmingham Barons are a minor league baseball team based in Birmingham, Alabama. The team, which plays in the Southern League, is the Double-A affiliate of the Chicago White Sox major-league club.

July 15-July 19 The Barons face the Pensacola Blue Wahoos at home.

milb.com

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

BCRI is a cultural and educational research center that promotes a comprehensive understanding and appreciation for the significance of civil rights developments in Birmingham with an increasing emphasis on the international struggle for universal human rights. BCRI is a “living institution” that views the lessons of the past as crucial to understanding our heritage and defining our future.

bcri.org

Birmingham Museum of Art

The Birmingham Museum of Art, one of the finest regional museums in the United States, houses a diverse collection of more than 26,000 paintings, sculpture, prints, drawings, and decorative arts dating from ancient to modern times. The collection presents a rich panorama of cultures, featuring the Museum’s extensive holdings of Asian, European, American, African, Pre-Columbian, and Native American art. The mission of the Birmingham Museum of Art is to provide an unparalleled cultural and educational experience to a diverse community by collecting, presenting, interpreting, and preserving works of art of the highest quality.

artsbma.com

Birmingham Zoo

The Birmingham zoo is inspiring Passion for the Natural World…through emphasizing Conservation, Education, Scientific Study and Recreation in all aspects of the Zoo’s exhibits, programs, facilities and activities. The Zoo strives to be a leading zoological and botanical conservation, education and scientific study resource within the U.S. and the family attraction of choice throughout the entire region.

birminghamzoo.com

McWane Center

Designed to inspire a life-long love of learning, McWane Science Center has welcomed millions of visitors since opening its doors in 1998. Explorers – from ages 1 to 100 – flock year-round to see, to hear, to touch, and to experience the wonder of science in one of the South’s most unique venues.

mcwane.org

Railroad Park

Railroad Park is a 19 acre green space in downtown Birmingham that celebrates the industrial and artistic heritage of our great city. Situated along 1st Avenue South, between 14th and 18th Streets, the park is a joint effort between the City of Birmingham and the Railroad Park Foundation. Hailed as “Birmingham’s Living Room,” Railroad Park provides a historically rich venue for local recreation, family activities, concerts, and cultural events, while connecting Birmingham’s downtown area with Southside and UAB’s campus.

railroadpark.org

Vulcan Park

Vulcan, Birmingham Alabama’s colossal statue is the world’s largest cast iron statue and considered one of the most memorable works of civic art in the United States. Designed by Italian artist Giuseppe Moretti and cast from local iron in 1904, Vulcan has overlooked Alabama’s largest city from atop Red Mountain since the 1930s.

visitvulcan.com

Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame

Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum

Baron’s Baseball Game

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

Birmingham Museum of Art

Birmingham Zoo

McWane Center

railroad park

Vulcan Park

Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame

This art-deco museum honors great jazz artists with ties to the state of Alabama. While furnishing educational information, the museum is also a place for entertainment. Exhibits convey the accomplishments of the likes of Nat King Cole, Duke Ellington, Lionel Hampton and Erskine Hawkins and the music that made them famous. Within this fine musical collection, visitors travel from the beginnings of boogie woogie with Clarence “Pinetop” Smith to the jazz space journeys of Sun Ra and his Intergalactic Space Arkestra.

jazzhall.com

Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum

Home to the world’s best motorcycle collection, the museum now has over 1200 vintage and modern motorcycles and racecars and the largest collection of Lotus cars as well as other significant makes. The collection is the largest of its kind in the world. There are approximately 600 of the 1200 motorcycles on display at any given time. These bikes range from 1902 to current-year production. The museum displays common street bikes as well as rare one-off Gran Prix race machinery.

barbermuseum.com

Birmingham Baron’s Baseball Game

Spend your afternoon at Regions Park watching the Birmingham Barons. The Birmingham Barons are a minor league baseball team based in Birmingham, Alabama. The team, which plays in the Southern League, is the Double-A affiliate of the Chicago White Sox major-league club.

July 15-July 19 The Barons face the Pensacola Blue Wahoos at home.

milb.com

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

BCRI is a cultural and educational research center that promotes a comprehensive understanding and appreciation for the significance of civil rights developments in Birmingham with an increasing emphasis on the international struggle for universal human rights. BCRI is a “living institution” that views the lessons of the past as crucial to understanding our heritage and defining our future.

bcri.org

Birmingham Museum of Art

The Birmingham Museum of Art, one of the finest regional museums in the United States, houses a diverse collection of more than 26,000 paintings, sculpture, prints, drawings, and decorative arts dating from ancient to modern times. The collection presents a rich panorama of cultures, featuring the Museum’s extensive holdings of Asian, European, American, African, Pre-Columbian, and Native American art. The mission of the Birmingham Museum of Art is to provide an unparalleled cultural and educational experience to a diverse community by collecting, presenting, interpreting, and preserving works of art of the highest quality.

artsbma.com

Birmingham Zoo

The Birmingham zoo is inspiring Passion for the Natural World…through emphasizing Conservation, Education, Scientific Study and Recreation in all aspects of the Zoo’s exhibits, programs, facilities and activities. The Zoo strives to be a leading zoological and botanical conservation, education and scientific study resource within the U.S. and the family attraction of choice throughout the entire region.

birminghamzoo.com

McWane Center

Designed to inspire a life-long love of learning, McWane Science Center has welcomed millions of visitors since opening its doors in 1998. Explorers – from ages 1 to 100 – flock year-round to see, to hear, to touch, and to experience the wonder of science in one of the South’s most unique venues.

mcwane.org

Railroad Park

Railroad Park is a 19 acre green space in downtown Birmingham that celebrates the industrial and artistic heritage of our great city. Situated along 1st Avenue South, between 14th and 18th Streets, the park is a joint effort between the City of Birmingham and the Railroad Park Foundation. Hailed as “Birmingham’s Living Room,” Railroad Park provides a historically rich venue for local recreation, family activities, concerts, and cultural events, while connecting Birmingham’s downtown area with Southside and UAB’s campus.

railroadpark.org

Vulcan Park

Vulcan, Birmingham Alabama’s colossal statue is the world’s largest cast iron statue and considered one of the most memorable works of civic art in the United States. Designed by Italian artist Giuseppe Moretti and cast from local iron in 1904, Vulcan has overlooked Alabama’s largest city from atop Red Mountain since the 1930s.

visitvulcan.com

nightlife & bars

41st Street Pub

Avondale Brewing Co.

The Atomic Lounge

Cahaba Brewing Company

the collins bar

Dram Whiskey Bar

Garage Café

Ghost Train Brewing Company

Good People Brewing Company

the J Clyde

The Marble Ring

Paramount

Parkside Café

Trim Tab Brewing Co.

Wine Loft

41st Street Pub & Aircraft Sales

Avondale Brewing Co.

There’s nothing better than good stories told over great beer. That’s why at Avondale Brewing Company we’ve named all our beers after the folklore of Avondale, Alabama. We craft our beers with the same unique character and style as the stories they’re named after. A collaboration between Coby and Hunter Lake and Craig Shaw, Avondale Brewery is a locally owned and operated brewery in the heart of the Deep South. ABC is dedicated to the community and you’ll find that everything we do is about giving back and building up Birmingham.

avondalebrewing.com

The Atomic Lounge

Feizal Valli and Rachael Roberts are two ridiculous people who met in 2013 and got married three years later. As long time fans of mid century modern design and owners of several  full body costumes they decided to marry the two ideas to their love of craft cocktails and dive bars. The result is The Atomic Lounge. It’s a labor of love they hope you’ll enjoy.

Cahaba Brewing Company

Microbrewery and Tasting Room. Located in the historic Continental Gin in East Avondale.

cahababrewing.com

The Collins Bar

Located on 2nd Avenue North in the heart of the Loft District, Collins is a favorite watering hole for the locals with a casual vibe that can’t be imitated. We thrive on diversity. Come down for a custom made craft cocktail, our extensive beer list and a kitchen that’s open five days a week and late on the weekends.

thecollinsbar.com

Dram Whiskey Bar

An old Scottish term for a pour of whiskey, Dram lives up to its name with Birmingham’s most extensive collection of bourbon, Scotch and other whiskeys mixed in myriad cocktails or, classically, served neat or on the rocks.

dramwhiskeybar.com

Garage Café

This bar is considered a classic in Birmingham with excellent drinks, atmosphere and a unique outdoor patio area. Locals love the different and laid back charm of this popular bar and restaurant.

garagecafe.us

Ghost Train Brewing Company

Ghost Train is a family-owned brewery. With over 15 years of brewing experience, Taylor and Paige DeBoer have been involved in the Birmingham craft beer scene for many years and have developed all of the brands and recipes that we offer. We have a deep love of the Craft and we are excited to bring our Spirit for the Craft to all of our favorite Birmingham haunts. We hope you will enjoy our beers as much as we do.

ghosttrainbrewing.com

Good People Brewing Company

Good People Brewing Company was born, with the sale of our first keg on July 4, 2008, in our hometown of Birmingham, Alabama. Our offerings now include five year-round brews, four seasonals, and an occasional one-off. According to BeerAdvocate, a leading voice in the beer community, the four highest-rated beers in the South are ours. Come on down and give us a try!

goodpeoplebrewing.com

The J Clyde

A fun and comfortable atmosphere is what you will find when you step into The J. Clyde. Called one of the best beer bars in Birmingham, they have around 60 taps with something from every Alabama brewery as well as some of the best breweries in the country. Along with an excellent pub menu is a seasonal dinner and dessert menu that varies throughout the year.

jclyde.com

The Marble Ring

themarblering.com

Paramount

Paramount opened in December 2013 and is located on the corner of 2nd Avenue North and 20th Street. Since then, It has become a staple of Downtown Birmingham. Serving up its take on Bar Grub, and an Arcade of more than 20 classic and modern games.

paramountbirmingham.com

Parkside Café

Parkside Café is a comfortable neighborhood bar for all patrons 21 & up. Open Monday-Friday starting at 3:00 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday starting at 4:00 p.m. Swing by on a Tuesday night for our popular Trivia Tuesday!

facebook.com/ParksideCafe

Trim Tab Brewing Co.

We craft beers of balance and celebrate the small, unassuming sources that create large-scale positive change – the trim tab. Small actions – Huge positive impact. We champion that concept and the ways it occurs throughout our world, through each of us.

trimtabbrewing.com

Wine Loft

Wine Loft is a great place to share an intimate drink with friends. With a great atmosphere and wonderful service, your experience at Birmingham’s Wine Loft is sure to be one for the books!

wineloftbham.com

For more information on the great things Birmingham has to offer, please visit www.inbirmingham.com.

41st Street Pub

Avondale Brewing Co.

The Atomic Lounge

Cahaba Brewing Company

the collins bar

Dram Whiskey Bar

Garage Café

Ghost Train Brewing Company

Good People Brewing Company

the J Clyde

The Marble Ring

Paramount

Parkside Café

Trim Tab Brewing Co.

Wine Loft

41st Street Pub & Aircraft Sales

Avondale Brewing Co.

There’s nothing better than good stories told over great beer. That’s why at Avondale Brewing Company we’ve named all our beers after the folklore of Avondale, Alabama. We craft our beers with the same unique character and style as the stories they’re named after. A collaboration between Coby and Hunter Lake and Craig Shaw, Avondale Brewery is a locally owned and operated brewery in the heart of the Deep South. ABC is dedicated to the community and you’ll find that everything we do is about giving back and building up Birmingham.

avondalebrewing.com

The Atomic Lounge

Feizal Valli and Rachael Roberts are two ridiculous people who met in 2013 and got married three years later. As long time fans of mid century modern design and owners of several  full body costumes they decided to marry the two ideas to their love of craft cocktails and dive bars. The result is The Atomic Lounge. It’s a labor of love they hope you’ll enjoy.

Cahaba Brewing Company

Microbrewery and Tasting Room. Located in the historic Continental Gin in East Avondale.

cahababrewing.com

The Collins Bar

Located on 2nd Avenue North in the heart of the Loft District, Collins is a favorite watering hole for the locals with a casual vibe that can’t be imitated. We thrive on diversity. Come down for a custom made craft cocktail, our extensive beer list and a kitchen that’s open five days a week and late on the weekends.

thecollinsbar.com

Dram Whiskey Bar

An old Scottish term for a pour of whiskey, Dram lives up to its name with Birmingham’s most extensive collection of bourbon, Scotch and other whiskeys mixed in myriad cocktails or, classically, served neat or on the rocks.

dramwhiskeybar.com

Garage Café

This bar is considered a classic in Birmingham with excellent drinks, atmosphere and a unique outdoor patio area. Locals love the different and laid back charm of this popular bar and restaurant.

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Ghost Train Brewing Company

Ghost Train is a family-owned brewery. With over 15 years of brewing experience, Taylor and Paige DeBoer have been involved in the Birmingham craft beer scene for many years and have developed all of the brands and recipes that we offer. We have a deep love of the Craft and we are excited to bring our Spirit for the Craft to all of our favorite Birmingham haunts. We hope you will enjoy our beers as much as we do.

ghosttrainbrewing.com

Good People Brewing Company

Good People Brewing Company was born, with the sale of our first keg on July 4, 2008, in our hometown of Birmingham, Alabama. Our offerings now include five year-round brews, four seasonals, and an occasional one-off. According to BeerAdvocate, a leading voice in the beer community, the four highest-rated beers in the South are ours. Come on down and give us a try!

goodpeoplebrewing.com

The J Clyde

A fun and comfortable atmosphere is what you will find when you step into The J. Clyde. Called one of the best beer bars in Birmingham, they have around 60 taps with something from every Alabama brewery as well as some of the best breweries in the country. Along with an excellent pub menu is a seasonal dinner and dessert menu that varies throughout the year.

jclyde.com

The Marble Ring

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Paramount

Paramount opened in December 2013 and is located on the corner of 2nd Avenue North and 20th Street. Since then, It has become a staple of Downtown Birmingham. Serving up its take on Bar Grub, and an Arcade of more than 20 classic and modern games.

paramountbirmingham.com

Parkside Café

Parkside Café is a comfortable neighborhood bar for all patrons 21 & up. Open Monday-Friday starting at 3:00 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday starting at 4:00 p.m. Swing by on a Tuesday night for our popular Trivia Tuesday!

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Trim Tab Brewing Co.

We craft beers of balance and celebrate the small, unassuming sources that create large-scale positive change – the trim tab. Small actions – Huge positive impact. We champion that concept and the ways it occurs throughout our world, through each of us.

trimtabbrewing.com

Wine Loft

Wine Loft is a great place to share an intimate drink with friends. With a great atmosphere and wonderful service, your experience at Birmingham’s Wine Loft is sure to be one for the books!

wineloftbham.com

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