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Surin West

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1918 11th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205-2604
+1 205-324-1928
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat - Sun 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Birmingham, Alabama
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Surin is one of my fave places to eat in Birmingham! They have a variety of vegan options, and they're willing to customize things to meet allergy sufferers' needs, which not all places are. My favorite dish is the Pad See-U without egg and with tofu as the protein, but I also love the sweet and sour dish made with... More 

Thank rdrgrl
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came here for dinner in September and it was great and in a great neighborhood. Service was great and fast and the food was awesome. Their pad thai is very good. Would definitely go again.

Thank HappyCouple24
United States
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131 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Came here with a work colleague for a dining experience. Ordered two appetizers and two "mains" (one was an appetizer as well). My soup came out 20 minutes before my colleague's sushi roll, and then his main dish came out 20 minutes after my appetizer main dish. I was still hungry so I ordered another appetizer, but after 25 more... More 

Thank MsMMiler
Tuscumbia, Alabama
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216 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Darrell was our server, he took good care of us without being intrusive. I had the coconut soup with shrimp. The soup was a great surprise, it didn't taste anything like I expected but was delicious. The two shrimp were cooked perfectly. Truly a delicious dish. Then I had the Pineapple Boat Shrimp, which, again, was delicious. The shrimp were... More 

Thank Temblor123
Bend, Oregon
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195 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

This was recommended by a local and in a revitalized area so we gave it a try. The restaurant had a newer looking interior and seemed to be in the process of expanding next door. My husband ordered a Manhattan which was not good and overpriced. His cashew tofu was bland even though it had a one chili pepper. The... More 

Thank Rosie L
Birmingham, Alabama
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

I love this place, especially for the awesome lunch specials and coconut soup. I've tried the bbq chicken, catfish, sushi, spicy beef salad, and other dishes that never disappoint. I've had graduation lunch here, dates with hubby, and lunches with friends. I've always been pleased with the service and food.

Thank NeiaLK
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

Great food again! Been so for 20 years Server excellent! Hostess/Greeter a sour pus, grumpy, unfriendly, acted she tolerated us as paying customers. Almost decided to take family to BBQ joint next door. The entire experience is important especially with family.

Thank intlTravelingman
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

I've been to surin 280, but was closer in proximity to surin west so I decided to pay them a visit. As usual they met my expectations with the good food, friendly staff, and fast service. They have a great selection of entrées and if you are into curry this is a good spot. I had the pad pork prik.... More 

Thank Amy S
Birmingham, Alabama
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

My wife and I take guests there a few time a year for the last twenty years. The food and service are always great. I have had the scallops several,times and they are excellent. My wife loves the chicken masaman.

1 Thank PaulOak
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

Simply, excellent! I always start out with a big plate of Tuna sashimi and seaweed. Always fresh! Always great! Follow that with beef tataki. And pad kra prow. Forgive spelling😁 Also the drinks are nice and strong. Always a great experience!

Thank Mark S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $20
Sushi, Asian, Thai, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1918 11th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205-2604
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +1 205-324-1928

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?