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2007 11th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205-2801
+1 205-939-3221
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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French, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2007 11th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205-2801
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Reviewed January 17, 2017

Chez FON FON is a gem in the growing restaurant scene in Birmingham. A younger sibling of and located next door to the city's famous Highlands Bar and Grill, FON FON is a French Bistro transported from the Left Bank of Paris to the Southside...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

Exceptional French Restaurant in downtown Birmingham. Wine list was also quite impressive. Blown away with their food quality. This is a Donald miss place

Thank Richard N
Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

We visited here on a Thursday evening around 5:30 pm and had a great experience. We did not have a reservation, but they were very welcoming and immediately sat us. The place became very packed about 30 minutes later, so if you don't have a...More

Thank BoonieStomper99
Reviewed December 26, 2016

For 5 star food and service in a more casual atmosphere this is the place. I have never been disappointed when eating here. Anytime we have out of town company we want to expose to the best dining in the area we take them here....More

Thank twebb51
Reviewed December 21, 2016 via mobile

Yes the cocktails were delicious, as were the lunch plates we ordered. However, the star of the show was the dessert. All of the options looked wonderful. We decided on a chocolate caramel tart with nuts. I'm not the biggest chocolate fan, but this was...More

Thank awm15
Reviewed December 19, 2016 via mobile

Must recommend the scallop dish. Brilliantly cooked or at perfection! A Pinot grigio matches well with this.

Thank Bolli E
Reviewed December 18, 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to eat that is reasonable. Just know they don't take reservations, so you will have to get there at the right time.

Thank Wade29
Reviewed December 13, 2016

You can always count on a good meal at Chez Fon Fon. The seasonal themed menu isn't overwhelming to those who aren't quite sure of French cuisine. I've always had impeccable service at both the bar and tables. There is a courtyard out back that...More

Thank traveltrixie
Reviewed December 1, 2016

OK. I admit it. I am old. And I hate dark, loud restaurants. My wife and I visited Chez Fon Fon on, of all times, our 42nd wedding anniversary. The only thing romantic about this place is that the lighting is turned way low and...More

Thank CPhilken
Reviewed November 29, 2016 via mobile

Moules et frites were delicious! Nice sauce and a wonderful meal. Small cozy restaurant with typical French fare and wine. Wish I had been there with a larger group to sample more wines!

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