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Want to go out for a meal, but are unsure if you should brave the chilly winter weather? No problem! Here are seven spots in Birmingham where you can grab a meal while warming up by a fire.
Habitat Feed & Social
Address: 3655 Lane Park Rd., Birmingham, AL 35223 (at the Grand Bohemian Hotel)
Hours: Mon.-Fri. – 6:30AM-2PM and 3-11PM; Sat.-Sun. – 7AM-2PM and 3-11PM
Nothing beats a night out and a tasty meal. While Habitat Social and Feed can provide both, what’s especially cool about this place is that it’s rooftop terrace. Here you can take in a gorgeous view, sip on signature drinks and warm up by the firepit in one of their noted purple chairs. Fancy, huh?
Address: 4036 5th Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35222
Hours: Sun.-Thurs. – 3PM-12AM; Fri.-Sat. – 3PM-2AM
The Avondale area is home to many worthwhile bars and restaurants that are perfect for hanging out with friends. One spot is Parkside Cafe. The atmosphere is casual and eclectic, the food and drinks are yummy and the outdoor fire pit is great on a chilly night out.
Address: 2810 3rd Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Hours: Mon.-Thurs. – 4:30-11PM
OvenBird, owned by Chef Chris Hastings and his wife, Indie, are known for their wildly popular and award-winning restaurant Hot and Hot Fish Club. But OvenBird has also become a favorite in Birmingham.
Drawing inspiration from the live fire traditions of Spain, Portugal, Uruguay and Argentina, at OvenBird, you’ll fine on casual small plates that focus on intense flavors, seasonality and craftsmanship.
You can also enjoy a fire outside under the stars. Oo la la!S
Address: 245 Summit Blvd., Birmingham, AL 35243
Hours: Mon.-Thurs. – 11AM-10PM; Fri. – 11AM-11PM; Sat. – 10AM-11PM; Sun. – 10AM-9PM.
Rustic cooking techniques, an ever-changing selection of wines and a seasonally-inspired menu. You will find it all in the casual, yet sophisticated setting of Seasons 52.
What’s more, you can enjoy the enchanting presence of their large fireplace while you wait for your table, or even after your meal.
Address: 101 Summit Blvd., Birmingham, AL 35243
Hours: Mon.-Thurs. – 11AM-10PM; Fri.-Sat. – 11AM-11PM; Sun. – 10AM-10PM
Great food, great service, great value. Yep, Village Tavern definitely offers all of these things. Even better, they have a great fireplace, which is perfect if you dig a cozy, winter vibe.
Firebirds Wood Fired Grill
Address: 191 Main St., Hoover, AL 35244
Hours: Sun.-Thurs. – 11AM-10PM; Fri.-Sat. – 11AM-10PM
Along with serving authentic steaks, specialty cocktails and wines, Firebirds also boards a lodgelike setting. You know what that means—it’s perfect for a fire!
Find it in the Patton Creek shopping Center in Hoover.
Slice Pizza & Brew
Address: 725 29th St. S., Birmingham, AL 35233
Hours: Sun.-Wed. – 11AM-10PM; Thurs. – 11AM-11PM; Fri.-Sat. – 11AM-12AM
What could be better on a cold day than some warm, yummy-in-the-tummy pizza? Talk about comforting! For incredible stone-cooked pizza, craft beer and a chill atmosphere—with fireplace!—check out Slice Pizza and Brew.
What other restaurants in Birmingham have a fireplace or fire pit to enjoy? Let us know who we missed!