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Ragtime Cafe

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2080 Valleydale Rd Ste 4, Birmingham, AL 35244
(205) 988-5323
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 36
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great fun place with both great food and staff.

This is a must when you are near Hoover or Birmingham Alabama. The food was excellent and the staff makes it a fun place to eat. Very relaxed atmosphere.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2015
langston64
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This is a must when you are near Hoover or Birmingham Alabama. The food was excellent and the staff makes it a fun place to eat. Very relaxed atmosphere.

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Ankeny, Iowa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

After a long day on the road we stopped for the night and this place was recommended. The place was crowded and looked like it was pretty popular with the locals. The service was okay but the food was terrible. My wife and I had shrimp alfredo. It was salty and the shrimp were not fresh. Being this close to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Went here for Friday night dinner with a group of 10. I was very impressed with my Blackened Amberjack with an etouffe sauce dinner. I did not hear anyone at our table complain about the quality or tastiness of their meal. The waiter brought the wrong dinner to one of our party, and the service was a little slow. I... More 

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Orange Park, FL
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

The place was really crowded so I thought that was a good sign. However, I have to think most people were there for the drinks and weren't actually tasting the food. I had a blackened fish (I can't remember what kind) and Ragtime shrimp. The waitress mentioned something special about the shrimp to intrigue me. The fish was very thin... More 

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Killeen, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We stayed at a Hotel just around the corner and wanted some place close. They had a patio section that allowed dogs that was also a plus. Everyone was super nice and the food was amazing.

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Mississippi
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We stopped at Ragtime based on the reviews here. I expected something of a diner of which Ragtime was not. It's a cozy restaurant with plenty of sports watching (my husband was pleased) and decent food. The burgers we had were big, though my husband said his Cajun burger was a tad too spicy. Friendly staff as well.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

This is a place I would definitely return to. The food and service was great, and the atmosphere is versatile enough for different occasions.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Stop by for lunch and had the buffalo chicken salad with Caesar dressing. The food was excellent it was hot and fresh. The chicken had just the right amount of spice to it so it was really good. The service was great and the food came out in a very timely manner. Extremely friendly staff absolutely no complaints I will... More 

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DOUGLASVILLE
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

Busy Friday night but got table pretty quick. Bar was mobbed so skipped predinner cocktail. Filet was great as always. Love bernaise but don't need crab or artichokes. Ribeye steak sandwich tasty and good choice if not up to filet. Tried spinach salad departing from normal Greek choice and loved it. Waiter was super and had time to answer questions... More 

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Ragtime seems to be a locals hangout. Good food and good service. They were quite busy and at times it seemed like our waitress was rushing us. Still a very nice evening.

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Additional Information about Ragtime Cafe

Address: 2080 Valleydale Rd Ste 4, Birmingham, AL 35244
Phone Number: (205) 988-5323
Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2080 Valleydale Rd Ste 4, Birmingham, AL 35244
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: (205) 988-5323

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?