2023 Best Restaurants with the Best Food in Birmingham Area

Top Rated Restaurants
in Birmingham

When it comes to reviewing and recommending restaurants, we believe that what is on the plate is by far the most important factor. We rate the food on a 20-point scale. Our take on the décor, service, ambience, wine list and other factors are explored within our full reviews, which are simply a click away.

Presented in alphabetical order, these Top 10 Restaurants earned the highest food ratings in Birmingham.
 
16/20
With elegant surroundings and inspired Italian cuisine, Bottega invites lingering. See More

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Southern, Creole, Contemporary
Café Dupont
15/20
Artfully plated food and an upscale but comfortable ambience draw diners to Café Dupont. See More
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15/20
Bistro cuisine beckons and temptations abound at Chez Fonfon. See More
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Cotton Row Restaurant
15/20
Cotton Row offers elegantly plated dishes in stylish surroundings. See More

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Galley and Garden Fine Food & Drink
15/20
This Magic City venture in a Highland Avenue landmark is from Huntsville chef James Boyce. See More

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14/20
Neighborhood Italian restaurant with a wine shop in back. See More
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Highlands Bar & Grill
16/20
Local Southern ingredients, French technique and professional service at Highlands Bar & Grill. See More

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Hot & Hot Fish Club
16/20
Hot & Hot Fish Club's farm-fresh dishes resemble colorful modern art. See More
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15/20
Tiny Jinsei makes an impact with contemporary Japanese cuisine. See More
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Ocean
15/20
Upscale ambience and attentive service add to the pleasures of the fresh catch at Ocean. See More

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