21 Birmingham bars open for dine-in + patio seating

The team is masked and ready to serve you when you’re ready. Photo via The Collins Bar on Facebook.

As bars reopen their doors to the public businesses are putting plans in place to follow social distancing guidelines. If you’re thinking about heading out for happy hour, take a look at who’s open and what precautions they’re taking. Hungry? Don’t miss our guide featuring 25 restaurants open for in house + patio dining in Birmingham.

The precautions listed are not an extensive list of every measure each bar is enacting to keep employees and customers safe. Contact the establishment directly or head to their social channels for more information. You can also check out the guidelines they’re following under the safer at home ordinance.

Downtown Birmingham

1. Queen’s Park

  • Details: Limited, socially distanced seating on patio. Continuing curbside service.
  • Address: 112 24th St N #102, Birmingham, AL 35203
  • Hours: Sunday-Thursday 3-9PM | Friday-Saturday 2-10PM
  •  Menu | Facebook | Instagram

2. Paper Doll

  • Details: Group parties restricted to no more than 8 people. No bar seating, but new expanded patio seating. Tables will be spaced to allow for social distancing.
  • Address: 2320 1st Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203
  • Dine-In Hours: Monday-Thursday 4-11 | Friday-Saturday 4-1PM Curbside Hours: 4-8PM
  •  (205) 283-6391 | Menu | Facebook | Instagram

3. The Atomic Lounge

  • Details: Seated service only. Expanded patio seating and limited indoor seating.
  • Address: 2113 1st Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203
  • Dine-In Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 4PM-till
  • (205) 983-7887  | Menu | Facebook | Instagram

4. The Collins Bar

  • Details: Distanced indoor deating and expanded patio seating. Curbside cocktails are still available.
  • Address: 2125 2nd Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203
  • Dine-In Hours: Monday-Thursday 4PM-12AM | Friday-Saturday 4PM-2AM | Sunday 6PM-12AM
  • (205) 323-7995 | Menu | Facebook | Instagram

5. Pilcrow Cocktail Cellar

  • Details: Open at half-capacity. Social distancing enforced between parties.
  • Address: 2015 1st Ave N #1e, Birmingham, AL 35203
  • Dine-In Hours: Monday-Thursday 4PM-12AM | Friday-Saturday 4PM-2AM
  • (931) 581-0962 | Menu Facebook | Instagram

6. The Roof at The Redmont

  • Details: Social distancing guidelines enforced.
  • Address: 2101 5th Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203
  • Dine-In Hours: Thursday-Saturday 4PM-2AM
  • (205) 957-6828 | Facebook | Instagram

7. The Southern

  • Details: Open for indoor and outdoor spacial seating.
  • Address: 2301 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N #300, Birmingham, AL 35203
  • Dine-In Hours: Every day, 11AM-8PM
  • (205) 278-7270 | Menu |Facebook | Instagram

8. Mayawell

  • Details: Outdoor seating encouraged. Parties are limited to groups of 8 or less. Curbside cocktail service still available.
  • Address: 2900 4th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233
  • Dine-In Hours: Tuesday-Thursday 4-10PM | Friday-Saturday 4PM-12AM (hours may be limited for safety measures.)
  • (205) 957-4485 | Menu | Facebook | Instagram

Lakeview/Southside

9. Tin Roof

  • Details: Only providing table service for the time being. No more than six people per table, guests must be seated at their table to be served.
  • Address: 2709 7th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233
  • Dine-In Hours: Monday-Thursday 2PM-12AM | Friday 2PM-3AM | Saturday 11AM-2AM | Sunday 11AM-2AM
  • (205) 323-4356 | Menu | Facebook | Instagram

10. Innisfree

  • Details: Limited seating and capacity at 50%.
  • Address: 2929 7th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233
  • Dine-In Hours: Tuesday-Thursday 3PM-2AM | Friday 3PM-3:30AM | Saturday 2PM-2AM
  •  (205) 252-4252 | Menu | Facebook | Instagram

11. Sidebar

  • Details: Limited seating capacity.
  • Address: 710 29th St S #2810, Birmingham, AL 35233
  • Dine-In Hours: Hours vary, check socials before heading out
  •  (205) 252-4252 | Menu | Facebook | Instagram

12. Dread River Distilling Co.

13. Al’s On Seventh

  • Details: No karaoke or drag shows for the moment, adhering to social distancing guidelines.
  • Address: 2400 7th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233
  • Dine-In Hours: Daily, 4-12PM
  • (205) 321-2812 | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram

Avondale

14. Mom’s Basement

  • Details: Partially open following social distancing guidelines. Curbside service still available.
  • Address: 4411 3rd Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35222
  • Dine-In Hours: Monday-Thursday 4-9PM | Friday-Saturday 4-10PM
  • (205) 774-6667 | Menu |Facebook | Instagram

15. The Marble Ring

  • Details: Socially distant patio and main sitting area seating. Seating and occupancy will be limited and parties greater than 6 will not be allowed.
  • Address: 430 41st St S suite b, Birmingham, AL 35222
  • Dine-In Hours: Wednesday-Thursday 5-10PM | Friday-Saturday 5-12AM
  • (205) 202-2252 | Facebook | Instagram

16. Parkside Cafe

  • Details: Fewer tables inside and outside in addition to following CDC guidelines.
  • Address: 4036 5th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35222
  • Dine-In Hours: Every day, 3PM-12AM
  • (205) 595-0920 | Facebook | Instagram

Mountain Brook

17.Carrigan’s

  • Details: Mountain Brook location only. Open for outdoor patio dining, curbside to-go, and online and delivery orders.
  • Address: 2400 Montevallo Rd, Mountain Brook, AL 35223
  • Dine-In Hours: Tuesday-Thursday 4-9:30PM | Friday-Saturday 4-10:30PM
  • (205) 582-2221 | Menu | Facebook | Instagram

18. Watkins Branch Bourbon and Brasserie

  • Details: Implementing the 6-foot barrier, not reusing menus, sanitizing between each guest and other precautions.
  • Address: 2708 Culver Rd, Mountain Brook, AL 35223
  • Dine-In Hours: Tuesday-Thursday 3:30pm-12AM | Friday-Saturday 3:30PM-2AM | Sunday-Monday 3:30-10PM
  • (205) 593-4403 | Menu | Facebook | Instagram

Homewood

19. Oak Hill Bar and Grill

  • Details: Limiting seating capacity to 50% and removed tables from the floor inside to ensure our patrons can keep a safe social distance. Extended patio and added additional outdoor seating. Continuing curbside pick-up.
  • Address: 2835 18th St S, Homewood, AL 35209
  • Dine-In Hours: Monday-Saturday 11AM-1AM
  • (205) 870-8277 | Menu | Facebook | Instagram

Five Points South

20. The Woolworth

21. Unplugged Bar

  • Details: (Opening Thursday, June 4) Following socially distant guidelines.
  • Address: 1024 20th St S, Birmingham, AL 35205
  • Dine-In Hours: Hours vary, check socials before heading out
  • (205) 957-6367 | Menu | Facebook | Instagram

We didn’t forget about breweries! Take a look at our guide to who’s open and stay tuned for an exciting brewery feature in the near future.