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“Eat in France without needing a Passport”
Review of Chez FON FON

Chez FON FON
Ranked #3 of 974 Restaurants in Birmingham
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $45
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Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed April 11, 2014

Chez Fon Fon has a most comfortable atmosphere that is only exceeded by the food. And the service is simply perfect. How many times has one been to a restaurant having a conversation with a fellow diner that would be clear to anyone, only to be interrupted by a waiter? Well, that will not happen here. The staff knows when to glide in and out, making helpful suggestions. The appetizer with the various meats and cheeses is highly recommended. The fish dishes are well prepared and full of flavor. If one had any complaints with the wine list, one needs to get a life. Highly recommend for any occasion.

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Thank Bowie31
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Reviewed March 23, 2014

This place is delicious! This is a more informal (no reservations needed) sister restaurant of the next door Highlands Bar & Grill. But the food is just as good and the atmosphere just as wonderful. We ordered an appetizer to share, the grilled sausages. It comes with so much more than the sausages. There was olives, beets, salami and summer sausage slices, arugula salad and some kind of cabbage. So delicious. For a main course, I ordered the Croque Madame sandwich and my husband ordered the Cornish Game Hen. Both of us were very happy with our food. Very generous portions - I gave my husband some of my sandwich, because I knew I could not eat it all. And because we were there on the French National Cheese Day, after dinner we shared a cheese sampler plate - several kinds of very good cheeses from mild to tangy. Totally delicious! And ... because of the comments of TripAdvisor, we shared a piece of the coconut cake. Yum! It is everything people say it is! Our server was very nice and very helpful and shared a little of the history of the restaurant with us. There is a reason this restaurant is rated so highly on TripAdvisor. You won't be disappointed.

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Reviewed March 5, 2014

Fresh ingrediants daily and the fish is prepared to your desire. Great staff who remembers how the regulars prefer their food. A true staple of dining in Birmingham and the Southside!

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Thank Ashley D
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Reviewed March 4, 2014

A relaxed cafe with great food, professional service,a boules court out back, and, most importantly, the genius of Frank Stitt.

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Thank William Y
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Reviewed March 2, 2014 via mobile

The atmosphere is very inviting and calm during dinner and the good is divine, never had a better salmon in my life! The coconut cake is soooooo good.... But the prices were extremely high which is why its a 4 not a 5 but thanks so much for a delicious dinner :P

Thank Kendall H
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