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2007 11th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205-2801
+1 205-939-3221
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“coconut cake” (56 reviews)
“escargot” (32 reviews)
“hamburger” (45 reviews)
French, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2007 11th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205-2801
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Reviewed yesterday

The garden area in the back of the restaurant is wonderful when the weather is right. It felt just like a cafe in Paris, and the food did not disappoint. The fish tasted of the ocean it was so fresh and the vegetables were fresh...More

Thank DrPezz
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A charming French bistro in downtown Birmingham, Chez Fonfon mixes farm to table with classic French fare. Reservations are not accepted so go early. The restaurant was humming when we arrived at 5:30pm. We had a fresh, local tomato salad with buratta cheese, and the...More

Thank SYClark
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whether it's an intimate dinner for two or going out as a group, this BHM institution will not disappoint. A true treasure of seasonal ingredients with a french flair. Plus, literally the best burger in the nation!

Thank Catherine K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful bistro with delicious food and outstanding service. Great selection of wines and servers definitely know how to pair the wine and entre. Also, I highly recommend the coconut cake!

Thank Todd L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looking for a place to eat late (after 10 on a Saturday night)...not many GREAT places still serving. They fit us in right before close, but still gave great service, food was excellent, and didn't hurry us out. One of my all-time favorite places.

Thank Joe C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chez Fon Fon is hitting the mark on everything from service, drinks, atmosphere and of course the food!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is my very favorite place to have a fun evening with good food! I love the atmosphere and the food is just so delicious. I always order one of the specialty drinks, the "orange thing" and an order of french fries is a must!!!Desserts...More

Thank Melinda30375
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful fund and ambience. It is a casual French Bistro. Sometimes the wait is too long. I wish they took reservations.

Thank CLReviewer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Birmingham is known for its multiple James beard winning establishments. Located in a quaint area this small restaurant is locally known for its outstanding menu as well as its cool bar. A must!

Thank Jim K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited Chez FON FON on almost every visit I have made to Birmingham and must say that every experience has been wonderful. The food is always incredibly fresh and well-prepared. I highly recommend that you visit this spot. I must caution you about...More

Thank BeingGreen
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Questions & Answers
Wade B
January 28, 2017|
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Response from nathan H | Reviewed this property |
There is no dress code
April 13, 2016|
Response from Metro M | Reviewed this property |
Contact the restaurant with this question? I do not know what they stock.
April 13, 2016|
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Response from sandyfeets2 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they stock several varieties of Cotes du Rhone. You may view their entire wine list on their website.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2007 11th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205-2801
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +1 205-939-3221
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