Crab legs to-go, anyone? 7 seafood places to try in Birmingham

Seafood King Crab legs to-go, anyone? 7 seafood places to try in Birmingham
A reaction I completely relate to when seeing a bowl of crab legs. Photo via @guyrawlingstv on Instagram

Craving some cajun goodness? SAME. Here are 7 seafood spots around Birmingham to get mouthwatering crab, crawfish and more. (We’re already drooling.)

1. The Seafood King (Homewood)

The Seafood King’s Homewood and Bessemer locations are offering to-go orders and delivery through the Waitr App. Their menu includes so many yummy options including a combo bag option where you can choose two-three meat options (like shrimp, snow crab legs, lobster tail, crawfish, etc.,) the seasoning and spice level. Order online here, or call for pickup.

2. J&C Seafood

No matter what type of seafood you’re craving, J&C Seafood in Hoover probably has it on their menu. Think crab cakes + claws, alligator, raw oysters, cajun buckets (served with red potatoes, corn and sausage) and So. Much. More. Order online here.

  • Address: 1944 Hoover Court, Hoover, AL 35226
  • Hours: Sun-Thu 11:30AM-9:30PM | Fri + Sat 11:30AM-10:30PM
  • Call | Menu | Facebook

3. Crazy Cajuns’ Boiling Pot

Crazy Cajuns in Inverness just opened their patio up for full service. Their inside dining area is still closed, and they are taking small steps to make sure their customers and staff are safe. You can still order for pickup by calling them below or in person at the restaurant.

  • Address: 125 Inverness Plaza, Birmingham, AL 35242
  • Hours: Mon-Thu 11AM-9PM | Fri + Sat 11AM-10PM | CLOSED Sunday
  • Call | Menu | Facebook

4.  The Crab Barrack

Get your hands dirty and grab a bag of crab legs, crawfish, corn on the cob and more from The Crab Barrack off Parkway East in Roebuck. Choose your seasonings, sides and a signature drink from their mouthwatering menu. Trust us. It’s good. Call the number below for pickup.

  • Address: 9417 Parkway East, Birmingham, AL
  • Hours: Sun-Thu 12PM-11PM | Fri + Sat 12PM-12AM
  • Call | Menu | Facebook

5. Cajun Seafood House

The Cajun Seafood House is open for dine-in with some outside seating, and they are still offering curbside pickup with specials. Their curbside specials include half gallons of Hurricane, Margarita or Bloody Mary mix for $17, and 3 lbs of crawfish for $16.99. See their full menu here.

  • Address: 2531 Rocky Ridge Road Suite 107, Vestavia Hills, AL
  • Hours: Sun-Thu 11AM-9PM | Fri + Sat 11AM-10PM
  • Call | Menu | Facebook

6. Jubilee Joes

You can order allllll the Cajun goodness from Jubilee Joes online via their site, DoorDash, Grubhub, Waitr and The Takeout Bham. Check out their yummy menu featuring a Low Boil Crawfish takeout special, a Fisherman’s Pot, Snow Crab Clusters and more of your seafood favs.

  • Address: 2341 John Hawkins Pkwy, Suite 119, Hoover, AL 35244
  • Hours: Tue-Thu 11AM-9PM | Fri + Sat 11AM-10PM | Sun 11AM-8PM | Closed Monday
  • Call | Menu | Facebook

7. Automatic Seafood & Oysters

Of course, we couldn’t forget Automatic Seafood. New to the scene, but already making waves, this James Beard Award Finalist is a must-try in Birmingham. Currently, they’re only offering curbside pickup and delivery. But starting Thursday, May 21, they’ll begin taking reservations for nightly dinner patio dining, Friday lunch and weekend brunch. You can order online here, or call them at their number below. P.S. Don’t miss their Frish Friday Lunch (pictured above). *chef’s kiss*

  • Address: 2824 Fifth Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35233
  • Hours: Happy Hour 4-5PM + Dinner 5-9PM nightly | Friday Lunch + Weekend Brunch 10AM-2PM
  • Call | Menu | Facebook

Want to discover more seafood spots in the ‘Ham? Check out this guide with a few other options including Ocean, Half Shell Oyster House and 5 Point Public House Oyster Bar!

Know of more mouthwatering seafood options around Birmingham? Share ’em with us on social on Facebook, Insta and Twitter!

Hannah Chambley
Hannah Chambley
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