3910 Kilgore Memorial Drive
Birmingham, AL 35210
Phone: (205) 956-4100
Fax: (205) 956-0906
Located on Crestwood Boulevard in Irondale, the Golden Rule offers traditional Southern barbecue in a casual atmosphere. As a barbecue joint, the menu focuses on grilled beef, pork and chicken with all the traditional side items. Golden Rule is famous for the large baskets of onion rings and freshly baked pies and puddings.
Located on First Avenue North in downtown Irondale, Irondale Café, the original WhistleStop Café, has been serving traditional Southern food at the same location for years. The cafe is a traditional Southern restaurant where the customers order their food cafeteria-style, then carry the tray to a seat. The cafe became famous to the rest of the world when it was the setting for the book and film Fried Green Tomatoes. Though judging from its large and loyal clientele, it became famous in Irondale many years before that for its quality and consistency—and cornbread rolls!
This is the place you will find your traditional American breakfast. No American Breakfast is complete without pancakes. And this place serves the best of them. It started in 1958 in a small town in Los Angeles. Since then it has been serving delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner specials. The traditional still continues. Dishes like buttermilk pancakes,pigs in blanket still grace the menu. Amongst breakfast items popular ones include omelets, crepes and waffles. Apart from the regular meals various other delicacies are offered. Sandwiches, burgers, salads are other dishes on the menu. For dinner hot favorites are chicken roasted in herbs, pot roast and T- bone steak. Amongst old favorites is a Rooty Tooty Fresh' n Fruity. Also senior citizens are immensely taken care of. Smaller meals with lower rates are offered for them especially. Kids are also not left behind. They have a special kids menu designed for them. This makes it a complete family place to relax.
A traditional Chinese restaurant with uniformly high-quality dishes. The egg rolls are crisp, not soggy, and a good start with fresh hot and sour soup. General Tso's chicken is a favorite as well. A variety of chicken, pork, beef and vegetable options are available.
Try this small bistro for a romantic evening, business meeting or casual lunch. House specialties include homemade pastas, seafood and gourmet pizzas. There is always a long list of daily specials and a wine list. Start with fresh focaccia drizzled with olive oil and fresh basil. Don't pass up the rotini with onions, sausage and fennel. Tables fill quickly on weekend nights, so reservations are recommended. The original artwork on display is for sale.
Located at the Crestline Center in Mountain Brook, La Paz offers an elegant version of Mexican cuisine in a casual atmosphere. The pastel-colored stucco walls are decorated with Mexican folk art, and the menu features many traditional Mexican dishes prepared in fresh and creative ways. The service is excellent, and there is an extensive wine and tequila list.
Located in the Forest Park area, Silvertron Cafe offers a wide variety of entrees in a casual atmosphere. The décor is tastefully simple and along the lines of a bistro. Take a peek at the numerous photos of historical Burmingham that adorn the walls. The eclectic menu offers American favorites, in addition to several Italian pasta dishes, and a few Tex-Mex entrees as well. The portions are large, and the service is great.
Located in the historic Forest Park, Little Savannah brings you good old Southern food with a new twist. This charming bistro is known for the innovative recipes. Diners can try fare like the Gulf Shrimp and Sweet Corn Chowder before supper or the very tasty Hickory Smoked Maple Leaf Duck Breast for a satisfying meal. End your meal with a wholesome dessert like the Chocolate Bread Pudding or a hot toddy. You can also accompany your meal with a glass of wine or a martini from their full bar. Little Savannah can also be reserved for private dinners and offers catering services.
Rojo is a popular choice for people looking for outstanding Latin and American menus in one trendy place. Diners can take their pick of American favorites like cheesesteaks, burgers, wings and big salads, or Latin dishes like tacos, burritos and quesadillas. There is also a gluten-free menu and a kids menu. Also popular is the weekend brunch with a small but solid selection of breakfast burritos, egg dishes and Mexican-inspired foods. Daily specials include a weekday happy hour, sangria Sundays and Corona Tuesdays.
Located on Clairmont Avenue in Forest Park, Bogue's has been serving breakfast and lunch in the same location for several years. Breakfast at Bogue's is a very popular tradition in the Birmingham area, as the crowds will attest. The menu is based on traditional Southern breakfast cooking, featuring homemade biscuits in gravy, grits, pancakes, eggs and lots of pork. The food is cheap, quick, and satisfying.
The Gardens Café by Kathy G. offers a daily lunch Tuesday through Saturday. The café lunch menu reflects the feeling of being 'in the Gardens' and is inspired by local greens and produce. The bi-level café offers a mezzanine and patio dining as well. The Gardens Café is also the perfect venue for intimate wedding receptions, rehearsal dinners, bridesmaid luncheons, teas, corporate lunches & dinners, receptions and other private events.
Located in the Lakeview area near Forest Lake, Sol Y Luna offers an elegant version of Mexican cuisine at reasonable prices. Step into this upscale Mexican cantina where modern art adorns the pastel-colored walls. The menu features tapas as well as very authentic seafood, chicken, and beef dishes. In addition, there is an extensive tequila list to choose from.