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Chez FON FON

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2007 11th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205-2801
(205) 939-3221
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5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Birmingham, Alabama
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

No matter where I eat in Birmingham, this is where I usually wind up. Same Frank Stitt excellence as Highlands and Bottega, but they don't take reservations, which, for me at least, just make everything easier. Impeccable service, great bar, relaxed atmosphere. If you can't get to a French brasserie this week, try Chez Fon Fon. Same atmosphere, better food.... More 

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Thank John T
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great bistro! Everything met my high standards - friendly and thoughtful service. Terrific tomato salad as appetizer and great sandwiches for lunch - hamburger and ham and cheese. Almost worth going to Birmingham just to eat here!

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Thank Jeanne J
Birmingham, Alabama
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The title says it "most!" This burger has been on every "best of" list, and we finally discovered why. A two-hander with excellent fries. The omelette was no slouch. Sophisticated surroundings and impeccable service. Frank Stitt seems to never miss...

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Thank Culinaryscribe
Seattle
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7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I've been here several times over the years and it never disappoints. The burger is known as the absolute best in town (and lives up to the hype) but I usaual go for a slew of appetizers instead. The patê is great, love the mussels, and the tar tar. No reservations accepted but relax and have a drink while you... More 

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Thank Misohungry117
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Love this restaurant, it feels like your in the French countryside. Nice and also casual and relaxed. Good wine selection and bar drinks. Buzzing with energy in the evenings. Can't go wrong with the hamburger!

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Thank 17scarlet
Birmingham, Alabama
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83 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

One of my favorite places on earth to eat. Chez Fon Fon is delightful. It doesn't matter if it's lunch or dinner the results are always the same -- perfect. I've eaten the menu but the shrimp and avocado salad is my personal favorite. I'm not really a desert eater but the coconut cake is to die for. i have... More 

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Thank DTL0323
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Chez FON FON is AMAZING! The food, wine, and atmosphere make for an amazing evening. This is a francophiles dream! Wines from all over France, petanque courts on the patio, and escargots! Delish!

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Thank lesliefr2016
Birmingham, Alabama
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here for lunch and they served a very nice burger with fries the French way, with mayo. This is another of Frank Stitts wonderful restaurants!

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Thank Joan B
Pell City, Alabama, United States
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38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Frank Stitt always provides us with consistently fresh and tasty food in a wonderful atmosphere. Eat here all the time.

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Thank Carol M
Anniston, Alabama
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147 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here after all the hype. At some point was told voted one of the best burgers in the US. I do not eat meat but others in my party did order the burger and they said it was worth the hype. They both agreed one of the best burgers they have ever had. The rest of the food is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$45
Cuisine
French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
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 - 10:30 pm
Saturday
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: (205) 939-3221

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