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Surin

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Sushi, Asian, Thai, Bar
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1918 11th Avenue South, 1918 11th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205
205-324-1928
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Dessert
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Bar scene
Large groups
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 102
    Excellent
  • 69
    Very good
  • 25
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Food very good.

The food and service is very good. The parking not so good. They do have a parking lot, but don't be tempted to park in the adjoining lot because it is NOT part of Surin's lot and your car WILL be towed. I found out that my car was towed by one of the several towers hooking up other cars.... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
Luzenka
via mobile
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Dessert
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208 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

The food and service is very good. The parking not so good. They do have a parking lot, but don't be tempted to park in the adjoining lot because it is NOT part of Surin's lot and your car WILL be towed. I found out that my car was towed by one of the several towers hooking up other cars.... More 

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Bessemer, Alabama
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I love eating at Surin when I get downtown. They serve martinis which are really good. I usually get the chicken larb which is great. A wonderful seasoned chicken is served in cabbage leaves with a somewhat sweet, spicy sauce. It's not a hot dish but does have some spice. The pad Thai comes as a huge bowl, enough for... More 

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Birmingham
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I've lived overseas and enjoyed a lot of authentic Thai food, and was quite hopeful when I moved to the area years ago and found that 'Surin' was here. Over the years, I have found the 'consistency in product and service' to be a little better than average, and I think that the average American who has never had authentic... More 

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Indore, India
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

If you want to relish the authentic Thai food Surin can be a good option. Conveniently located in the five points south district of Birmingham and provides good option for veggie lovers. I ordered for fresh basil roll and it was average. The veggie delight was also average in taste. Overall a good option in downtown Birmingham if you are... More 

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Columbus, GA
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69 reviews 69 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Our party of seven went for dinner on a Sunday night. After a short wait, we were seated near the front. In the adjoining room, there was a live jazz combo. While the usual stir-fry options were available for about $12, we decided to split two appetizers and two of the specialty entrees among three of us: Ka Proud Lamb... More 

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London
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322 reviews 322 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

Having been to Thailand many times and having excellent Thai restaurants in London I found this place to be ok. Missing some of the key flavours and dishes and names of dishes it was average. We had the Penang curry and Thai noodles (pad Thai) the curry was nice the pad Thai ok, quite sweet with no lime, chilli or... More 

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Dothan, Alabama
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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Love that it has sushi and Thai food. This place is always crowded, but it is bigger than it appears and can seat many people. Did not have a long wait. Service was fast and friendly.

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Atlanta
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134 reviews 134 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015 via mobile

This is NOT your average Thai restaurant! We started with sushi; fresh and beautiful.. Then shared the soft shell with asparagus sauce.. One of the best Asian dishes ever! Service was perfect in this large restaurant; ask for Vincent. And our appetizers; very good... Probably the largest selection of thai and asisn dishes possible. Something for everyone. Just go and... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015 via mobile

Food is always prepared and served in excellent way. Very attentive wait staff and friendly confines. Parking an issue due to poor parking management in the entire southside area.

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Rockland, Maine
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53 reviews 53 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I normally frequent Surin West. I can't speak to their other locations. It is my favorite destination for lunch or dinner when meeting friends. I've tried many items and have never been disappointed. My "go to" dish is an appetizer Pot Stickers with Red Curry. Sometimes I'll get two orders for dinner. I've never seen this item on a menu... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1918 11th Avenue South, 1918 11th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: 205-324-1928

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 20
  • Cuisine: Sushi, Asian, Thai, Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?