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Chez FON FON

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2007 11th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205
(205) 939-3221
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Sunday
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 14
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Quaint Place to Eat

If you haven't visited Chez Fon Fon - what are you waiting for? This place is so good, the atmosphere is quaint. They have a really nice courtyard that is perfect for warmer weather. The service is great! It is such an enjoyable place to eat.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
Cathy H
Good for:
  • Romantic
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

If you haven't visited Chez Fon Fon - what are you waiting for? This place is so good, the atmosphere is quaint. They have a really nice courtyard that is perfect for warmer weather. The service is great! It is such an enjoyable place to eat.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Great food, exceptional prices for what you get. The space is adorable - very French inspired. One of my favorite spots in Birmingham. It does get very loud especially the later it gets. They don't take reservations (that's Highlands next door - same Chef) so get there early or plan to wait. There is outdoor seating, you'll have to request... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I love the food and it makes me feel like I am in Paris again. But it is very loud and no reservations so come early and be prepared to wait.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Chez Fon Fon is consistently the best place in Birmingham for lunch or dinner. The atmosphere is electric and in 15 years I've never had a bad meal there. The service is always the best, there when you need them but not hovering. The prices are what you'd expect for the quality of the food. Eat regularly at all of... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Relaxed bistro that serves great food. Wonderful atmosphere for relaxation and for meeting friends. Nice bar with terrific options.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

It has been a while since I went here, but I love this restaurant. Compared to another French restaurant in Birmingham, this is so much better. Nice environment, good food.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This is one of my favorite restaurants in Birmingham. Dining here is like being in Paris. The Steak Frites and the Burger are the best I've ever had. The Omelette and Croque Monseur are fantastic, as well. My favorite meal is an extra dirty martini, steak frites and the lemon meringue tart. Delicious!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Don't get me wrong the food is good but you can find plenty of places with the same level of quality food for at least half the price.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Had an early dinner with two friends during a weekend trip to Birmingham. Service was friendly and very well done, from the reception to the waiters. Food was very good. We all had seafood and we all enjoyed it. It is a wonderful, relaxed atmosphere. Location is perfect. I did not feel like I was in Paris but it was... More 

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trussville, alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

This small fancy joint sells unique cheese burgers on fresh baked in house buns. Other menu items are good as well.

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Additional Information about Chez FON FON

Address: 2007 11th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205
Phone Number: (205) 939-3221
Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham
Open Hours:
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD $45
Cuisine: French, Seafood, Mediterranean

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2007 11th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: (205) 939-3221

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $45
  • Cuisine: French, Seafood, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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