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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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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • 34
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
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
Most recent review
Excellent food

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 21, 2015
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43 reviews 43 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
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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47 reviews 47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
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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92 reviews 92 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
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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Birmingham, Alabama
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Consistently good to great, the Ragtime Café provides an excellent relaxing and unpretentious atmosphere to enjoy great food at a reasonable price. NONE of the online menus I can find have the best page visible. Their online menus (as well as Yelp etc...) do not show the steak and seafood page. The rib eye in white whine creamy mushroom sauce... More 

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Andalusia, Alabama
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We tried to eat here on Friday night, but the lights were out and some of the furniture was on the front walk.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Never a bad experience - food is affordable and service is always prompt even when crowded - would recommend to anyone

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Houston
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138 reviews 138 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Good food with a touch of spicey. The crab cakes were delicious, the service friendly and the atmosphere casual and pleasant.

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globeseeker007
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1,057 helpful votes 1,057 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This restaurant was located close to our hotel so we decided to give it a try. The service was good and so was the food. In fact, there is plenty of it when you order. There is a bar in the front part and it looked as if the place was frequented by the locals living in the area.

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Clanton, Alabama, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

This is a great place to have a beer or have a great meal. The grouper Parmasen is awesome. The shrimp Alfredo is just pure heaven on a plate. Don't forget the twice baked potato because it is not the only thing done twice.... Most people who eat here agree they too will be back again.

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Hoover, Alabama
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

New Orleans influenced casual neighborhood dining w/bar. Atmosphere Food Beverage selection very good.

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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?