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Top bar recommendations from locals

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“One of our top spots. AMAZING food and fun atmosphere. Their grapefruit sangria is killer. They don't take reservations, so we recommend getting there early or hanging out at the bar while you wait for a table. ”
  • 21 locals recommend
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“Only a 10 min walk or a 3 min car ride to enjoy some delicious food and drinks for lunch or a nice night out”
  • 20 locals recommend
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“Paper airplane themed, with craft cocktails that stand up. This place has great booths if you have 4 or 6 people and get there early. A periodic table of birmingham elements is on behind the bar, and the bartenders make custom drinks based on flavors you suggest. ”
  • 21 locals recommend
Bar
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“Arguably the best in Birmingham. James Beard Award-winning restaurant serving French-inspired southern food. Very expensive and will likely need a reservation.”
  • 24 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“Upscale French restaurant. Wonderful food (try the coconut cake) and wine selection. ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Birmingham's first craft brewery. This is my favorite spot to watch sports or hang with friends on a Saturday. Outside food is welcome and there are always food trucks parked outside. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bar
“Amazing 70s themed bar. Incredible detail and a fun environment. Be sure to ask the bartender for a Brad Green. It isn't always on the menu, but it's one of the best cocktails in the city. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Bar
“Old warehouse turned bar on Historic Morris Avenue with a rooftop patio and cool views of Vulcan and sloss furnace. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Music Venue
“Great place for live music. Also has large screen tv for all the games and great food.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bar
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“One of our favorite places less than 1 mile away- check out the wine bar in the back for a fun, eclectic experience! ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Bar
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“Great restaurant for seasonal small plates and tapas. One of our favorite date night places. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Amusement Park
“New place downtown to go hit some golf balls while you hang out and have a drink!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
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“Only 7 mins by car to a very fun night with games, drinks, and some really good food ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
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“The first craft beer bar in Birmingham with delicious pub fair. They have a huge covered patio that is great all season long. Locally owned and huge supporter of the community. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
“11AM -2AM Bar & Grill Cheery saloon with lots of windows & table seating offering basic counter-service American fare.”
  • 2 locals recommend