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Ragtime Cafe

2080 Valleydale Rd Ste 4, Birmingham, AL 35244
(205) 988-5323
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Ranked #31 of 908 restaurants in Birmingham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
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English first
Southlake, Texas, USA
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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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Indian Springs Village
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Friendly, comfortable atmosphere. Enjoy the dining room or sit at the bar where everybody knows your name! Steaks are excellent and twice baked potatoes are decadent and delicious.

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Chicago, Illinois
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44 reviews 44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

After all day driving, we weren't able to deal with a hassled sit down meal. The staff of Ragtime changed everything! It was crowded at prime Friday night dinner hour, 7pm, but we were seated immediately, given a cozy booth, huge waters, great service. The staff manages to coordinate efforts for customer benefit, & it works! I loved the homemade... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Had the vegetable quiche today, it came with pasta salad and fruit- incredible! Their burgers are huge, the fries (we get them often) are always done perfectly, the mozzarella sticks (more like logs!) are wonderful and their sandwiches can't be beat! I'm looking forward to trying one of their brick oven pizzas, soon. Their staff is easily the friendliest in... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

We visited on a Wednesday night around 7:30, and it was quite busy. We placed our order around 7:45, which consisted of four meals and an appetizer. It took about 20 minutes for us to even get our appetizers, which others around us got there's much more quickly. It was tasty, couldn't complain. Food took about another 25 minutes to... More

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Collegeville, Pennsylvania, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

I can't remember the last time I had food that stayed hot on my plate throughout my entire meal! That's the way to dine. We chose Ragtime Cafe because my wife is a lover of ragtime. It was everything we expected except the music, there wasn't any! The restaurant doesn't live up to its name but it exceeds in every... More

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Charleston, South Carolina
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19 reviews 19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014 via mobile

Was in Hoover on business two weeks ago and tried this restaurant from locals suggestion. It was great and now I am back. Last night had their flank steak and baked potato. Delicious large portions. Did I mention their Martini was fabulous well portioned and reasonable! Don't judge the restaurant from the outside. Very modest surroundings but a great find.... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

We arrived with high expectations due to a couple of personal recommendations. We found the menu fairly standard (specials looked interesting, but the regular menu was pretty plain). The server did a good job, but the food was just not impressive. Spinach salad was pretty good; the vegetarian pizza was supposed to be hand-tossed, but that crust was way too... More

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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67 reviews 67 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

If you stop at Ragtime, I hope Cassie S is your server. She is wonderful!!! Baked oysters and blackened redfish were very good as were the shrimp. Very busy with local traffic which is always a good thing. Nothing fancy, just good!!

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Broward County, FL
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Service was very good, college kid. Food was good but for the price I thought the portion was small. I ordered a grouper sandwich. Baked Potato was steamed really well.

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