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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” (42 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 August 8, 2017

please come and check out the unique menu and great staff. The Steak Tartare is the best in the city of Birmingham and not too pricey.

Thank williambF9452UH
Reviewed August 8, 2017

Although the restaurant is a bit small, the food makes up for any space issues. On the first visit, consider trying the cheeseburger - it's a really good bet. Doesn't sound very cosmopolitan, but it is truly delicious. We recommend Chez Fon Fon for a...More

Thank thomasem927
Reviewed August 8, 2017

The service is always superior, fish of the day is always excellent, the shrimp and Avocado salad is my personal favorite. The salad allows one to justify the to-die-for coconut cake! Best cake I've had the pleasure of experiencing. The cake is a must to...More

Thank Beach-Vista
Reviewed August 8, 2017

Very quaint ambiance. Great bar service with wide variety of choices. Menu offers small plates to large meals with very different options. Cant get away from the trout almandine!

Thank Ray E
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

Excelllent French bistro - no reservations so may want to go early - our favorite French restaurant - try the snails and the fish and the superb pots de crime for dessert

Thank nonsan
Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

This as a must go. And they were oh so right. Went for lunch The burger was fabulous. The Croque Monsieur was true to French cooking. The omelette was fluffy and tasty. The pommes frites were Devine. Loved our old south lunch. The entire meal...More

Thank Sarah K
Reviewed August 3, 2017

Nice neighborhood restaurant in the Highlands. Food was excellent and I highly recommend the trout with pom frites. cocktails were especially good and the bar area was jumping. Parking was easy and convenient. Highly recommend.

Thank Mojo106
Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

I was on a visit to Birmingham -a local recommended the place -what a surprise in Birmingham -the space is decorated like a French bistro & is a very hot spot for lunch -I was Casual -underdressed a bit -but it being the south -waitstaff...More

Thank vanillawafer2017
Reviewed July 27, 2017

I was recently in Birmingham on business and always like to try the best of the best restaurant in any city I visit. Chez Fon Fon did not disappoint!! I sat at the bar and avoided a lengthy wait, as they don't take reservations. Fantastic...More

Thank beachyogichemist
Reviewed July 25, 2017 via mobile

We visited for lunch and the food was good but the coconut pecan cake was to die for. Forget lunch and go straight to dessert!

Thank Karen C
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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
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene
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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