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2007 11th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205
(205) 939-3221
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Ranked #2 of 875 Restaurants in Birmingham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $45
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

We went with another couple;the menu looked good. Ordered the special, bouillabaisse, as did my friend. The serving was quite small, a little fish in a puddle of soup. Four small shrimp, five small mussels, and a morsel of fish was presented lukewarm. My lump of fish was undercooked, and my friend's overdone. I've never had this dish so badly... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We enjoyed an excellent lunch at this French-bistro style restaurant. The appetizer of kale and egg salad was inventive and delicious. My companion and I each had a different fresh fish entree and enjoyed both. Last but not least, the coconut cake was exceptional. We experienced a slight service problem; Our waiter brought one appetizer out long before the second... More 

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Huntsville, Alabama
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45 reviews 45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Great little bistro in the Parisian style. Informal but elegant and welcoming with good service and a great menu and wine list. Go early to get on their list....they don't do reservations and they don't have to. Valet parking greatly appreciated. Daughter liked the escargot and the croque monsieur. I enjoyed the shrimp salad with Grüener Veltliner. A unique experience... More 

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Gulf Shores, Alabama, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Frank Stitt, brings the best of France to the U.S. Fun, comfortable, and lively. Great Food without pretense, served by a staff that understands 'Service.'

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Went here at lunch time and could not believe how busy it was. Waited 30 mins for a table for 2. It was fairly quiet and cozy to be so busy so that was a plus. Ordered the burger which I had heard was very good and it lived up to billing! My side of mushrooms and onions were great... More 

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Top Contributor
275 reviews 275 reviews
219 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Not only is this a fabulous restaurant for burgers, fish, steak frites, mussels, pate, etc. If you just want a piece of heaven walk in and have one of their desserts. My favorite is the coconut cake. You can't go wrong with any Frank and Pardis Stitt restaurant. Enjoy

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Atlanta, Georgia
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68 reviews 68 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Casual atmosphere with delicious food. We met friends there on a very busy evening, though it was mid week. We thoroughly enjoyed our meals. Excellent.

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Decatur, Alabama, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Chez FonFon is a delightful French cafe nestled in the heart of Five Points, Birmingham. The escargot is a must, trout is out of this world, and the homemade French fries with gourmet mayonnaise are a worthy indulgence. The service is excellent, and the atmoshphere is quaint. My favorite restaurant in my hometown of Birmingham.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

This place is the place in Birmingham for a amazing meal in a casual setting. Start with an Orange Thing, Escargot, Trout Almondine and the Coconut Cake. Super dinner.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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83 reviews 83 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Six of my friends and I recently celebrated birthdays at this hip French restaurant in Five Points. They do not take reservations so we arrived at 5:30 on a Thursday to make sure we could get a table for 7. The food was delicious and the service was excellent. 6 of the 7 had the crab cakes which they said... More 

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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 0 - 45
Cuisine: French, Mediterranean, Seafood

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