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410 Green Springs Hwy, Homewood, AL 35209
(205) 941-1117
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Atlanta, Georgia
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Will love the southern cooking. It's great food and good price. Also right next door to the hotel we stayed at.

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The Boro, Tennessee
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

My mom picked this place on a recent trip to B'Ham. I have to admit, I was less than thrilled just by the name. As we walked in we saw lots of seniors and I thought, "Oh great...this food will be bland." I couldn't have been more wrong! I had the meatloaf and mom had the fried chicken. I'm not... More 

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Ocala, Florida
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53 reviews 53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

I get tired of eating at the chain restaurants when we travel, and much prefer finding local places. My daughter and I searched for just such a place on a recent trip to Birmingham, and the name 'Paw Paw Patch' sounded interesting. Expecting maybe a small diner, we were surprised when, well after the normal lunch hour, we pulled into... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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47 reviews 47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

My wife and I have been roaming Shelby County around Pelham, Alabaster, and Hoover looking for an old fashioned - and good - meat & three restaurant. Our favorite is Niki's West but it's a long stretch to north Jefferson County. The Ranch House in Vestavia Hills is very good, also. The Paw Paw Patch has been in Homewood for... More 

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Birmingham, Ala.
20 reviews 20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Birmingham has unfortunately lost many of the great meat-and-three restaurants that populated the city on almost every street corner. Paw Paw Patch is one of the few left standing. It has survived for good reason. The food is fresh, well-seasoned and downright delicious. The food handlers are friendly and the line moves swiftly. The atmosphere makes you feel like you're... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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331 reviews 331 reviews
247 restaurant reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

My meal here was a business lunch with a client who suggested the place. At 1PM local time the parking lot was packed and very few tables were free. The service is cafeteria style with drink orders taken once seated. The vegetables and entrée items are attractively displayed as are tempting desserts. My tilapia baked in a lemon sauce was... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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52 reviews 52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

Let me start with the fact that I am not a Meat & 3 kind of girl. If you know what that means then you have the gist of it. All of the vegetables are over cooked, sides are cooked in oil/salt and its pretty much a starch festival. Everything tasted the same and the butter beans where so overcooked... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013 via mobile

A friend recommended we visit this buffet on a quick visit to Birmingham. I had the grilled chicken,greens, rice,brussels sprouts and corn muffin. My husband had the fried chicken,fried green tomatoes, greens and the Mexican cornbread . All was very tasty. Staff was very friendly. Enjoyed our lunch here.

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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013 via mobile

Every time we went it's always been delicious! The roast beef is my favorite! Plenty of sides to choose from. They all look so yummy so it can be hard to choose. Not 1 complaint about the food! The cashier could be a bit more friendly. Too bad not opened on weekends.

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Dallas, Texas
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

I was introduced to this place on my last visit to Birmingham. I have to admit that it didn't sound like much when my colleague mentioned it but I was pleasantly surprised! The food was great, the staff was nice, and the value is excellent!

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Additional Information about Paw Paw Patch

Address: 410 Green Springs Hwy, Homewood, AL 35209
Phone Number: (205) 941-1117
Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Homewood
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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