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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” (53 reviews)
“escargot” (31 reviews)
“hamburger” (43 reviews)
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French, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2007 11th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205-2801
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Reviewed yesterday

No reservations accepted, so expect a little wait time, it's worth it. Everything on the menu is outstanding; I'm partial to the trout and my husband to the hamburger. This is not your usual hamburger.

Thank serena v
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

One of my most favorite restaurants for lunch or dinner for atmosphere, service and cuisine! The only problem I have when going is selecting one entre!!! But save room for the coconut cake as it is “plate licking worthy”!

Thank Renee39
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a bistro owned by Frank Stitt. He just received the James Beard Best restaurant in America award for his other restaurant “highlands bar and grill”. We sat on the patio in the back and played boules while we waited for our dinner. Our...More

Thank Judyiceskater
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can't live in Birmingham or even the south and not hear about Chef Frank Stitt's restaurants. Chez FON FON is open for lunch and I was thrilled to dine there, even telling the hostess that was my first visit. She seated us in a...More

Thank renawellnessconcepts
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for a birthday dinner in May 2017 and honestly was super underwhelmed. It all appears to be authentic French cuisine but doesn’t taste like it. I’m basing this off of my experience in France and living in Belgium for a year. I adore...More

Thank SarTraveler525
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had stayed in Birmingham on a Wednesday night on the way to Augusta. Upon the recommendation of our traveling companions' granddaughter, we ate at Chez Fon Fon and it was excellent. We did not have a very long wait in the outdoor patio area...More

Thank Duckgumbeaux
Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

We went for an early dinner before a concert. The special the night we went was fresh crawfish with a saffron butter sauce on top of rice with a few green peas and a few pieces of asparagus. It was absolutely the best crawfish dish...More

Thank brichey2018
Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

Up for a visit to sister and nephews and they wanted to try Chez Fon Fon. Like the area it is in, so fun being in the Five Points area. The restaurant was happening, no doubt on a Friday night as it was packed by...More

Thank Bandit2118
Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

We were a party of five who thoroughly enjoyed our delicious meal at remarkable restaurant. My trout amandine was the equal of Galatoire’s in New Orleans! The service and ambience were both excellent. Chez Fon Fon is an amazing value for food of such a...More

Thank MiamiBeachFrank
Reviewed March 27, 2018 via mobile

A family member who lives in Birmingham strongly recommended that we try Chez Fon Fon while visiting. So glad we did. The service was great, as were the beverages and food. I really enjoyed my "orange thing" triple orange martini cocktail. Bread was served with...More

Thank MilwaukeeMutti
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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, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
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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