I have always been a fan of seafood. Thankfully, Birmingham is home to several wonderful seafood establishments. Read on to learn about some in town.
1. Half Shell Oyster House
Address: 608 29th St. S, Birmingham, AL 35233 and 218 Main Street, Trussville, AL 35173
2. 5 Point Public House Oyster Bar
5 Points Public Oyster House is a cross between an oyster house and a pub. Located in the heart of 5 Points South, the Oyster House offers a relaxing atmosphere with delicious seafood. Additionally, you can choose from over 30 craft beers, including some from Birmingham’s local breweries.
Address: 1210 20th St. S, Birmingham, AL 35205
Hours: Mon–Thurs 11AM–10PM, Fri 11AM–11PM, Sat 5PM–11PM
3. The Seafood King
The Seafood King specializes in Cajun-style seafood. In addition to their Homewood location, The Seafood King just opened a new venue in Hoover.
Address: 180 State Farm Pkwy Homewood, AL 35209 and 1843 Montgomery Highway #105, Hoover, AL 35244
Hours: Sun–Thurs 11AM-10PM, Fri–Sat 11AM–11PM
4. Automatic Seafood
Since Automatic Seafood opened in Lakeview back in April, they have quickly become one of the premier seafood establishments in Birmingham. In fact, Automatic was recently named the 8th Best New Restaurant in America by Esquire Magazine!
Address: 2824 5th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233
Hours: Sun–Thurs 5PM–10PM, Fri–Sat 5PM–11PM
Another staple of 5 Points South, Ocean has been a mainstay since they opened in 2002. Additionally, they have won the Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator and Winner of the AAA Four Diamond award for the past 13 years.
Address: 1218 20th St. S Birmingham, AL 35205
Hours: Tues–Sat 5:30PM–10:30PM