If food is something you just can’t live without, you’ve come to the right place. Birmingham restaurants have endless options for both the most adventurous eaters and those that prefer a PB&J every day. Here are five neighborhoods sure to provide lots of options for delighting the taste buds.
Birmingham’s most up-and-coming neighborhood, Avondale, is full of new restaurants to try. From sushi burritos at Wasabi Juan’s to mac and cheese sandwiches at Melt, Avondale will have no trouble satisfying your appetite. Sound inviting? Check out Fourth apartments for some great Birmingham apartments near all of Avondale’s eateries.
Lakeview offers delicious tapas at Babalu, some of Birmingham’s best barbecue from Moe’s and gourmet pizza from Slice. The area is perfect for the foodie who likes to stick to the classics. 29 Seven apartments will keep you close to all of Lakeview’s exciting dining options.
The area surrounding UAB‘s campus has something for every type of foodie. Whether you’re looking for a high-end dinner or breakfast on a budget, the restaurants in Five Points won’t disappoint. Try a variety of reasonably-priced pancakes, waffles and crepes at The Original Pancake House or grab some delicious Greek food at Al’s. To stay near some of Birmingham’s best food at all times, University Flats are a great option. You’ll never be far from Insomnia Cookies or other non-sweets-based Birmingham nightlife.
Uptown can satisfy your cravings for anything from Mexican food to Southern-fried delicacies. Cantina Laredo provides a twist on traditional Tex Mex with items like Mexican apple pie and bacon-wrapped shrimp fajitas, while The Southern Kitchen & Bar will satisfy your need for comfort food with ribeye mac and cheese or Hopping John dip. For burgers and milkshakes, try Mugshots. To get as close as possible to all the Uptown action, check out Station 121 apartments. It’s a spot you don’t want to miss.
To satisfy your sweet tooth, head to Savage’s Bakery in downtown Homewood for some top-of-the-line pastries and desserts. Or, try O’Henry’s Coffees for some caffeinated drinks and treats. The variety of restaurants in the area — Urban Cookhouse, O’Carr’s and Sam’s Super Sandwiches included — are sure to keep you occupied. Plus, The Hill apartments are conveniently located near all of the downtown Homewood action, so you’ll never miss a good meal.