6 Birmingham spots to get your fix for National Buttermilk Biscuit Day, May 14

Ruby Sunshine buttermilk biscuits
My love for buttermilk biscuits is on the rise. Photo via Ruby Sunshine’s Facebook

Is there anything better than tearing into a warm buttermilk biscuit? If you need an excuse to indulge, we’ve got a great one—today, Friday, May 14, is National Buttermilk Biscuit Day. Here are six spots in Birmingham to find them.

1. Flying Biscuit Cafe

Flying Biscuit cafe - Birmingham buttermilk biscuits
Buttery biscuits are the best way to get bready for the day. Photo via Flying Biscuit Cafe’s Facebook

No matter what you’re in the mood for, Flying Biscuit Cafe’s menu will have something you love. Try their fluffy flying biscuits with cranberry apple butter or their Southern Style Benedict, a biscuit with pimento cheese, eggs, applewood bacon and hollandaise.

2. Maple Street Biscuit Co.

Squawking Goat from Maple Street Biscuit
The Squawking Goat with chicken, grilled goat cheese and pepper jelly is everything I knead. Photo via Maple Street Biscuit Company’s Facebook

If you’re looking for buttermilk biscuits in Birmingham, Maple Street Biscuit Company in Homewood is a great option. Their biscuits are made with maple syrup for a perfectly sweet touch. Plus, find egg dishes to pair with your delish biscuits.

3. Big Bad Breakfast

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Try an Eggs Benedict the Big Bad Breakfast way. Photo via Big Bad Breakfast – Homewood’s Facebook

Big Bad Breakfast knows that a tasty buttermilk biscuit is an essential part of your breakfast, so they have plenty of delicious options on the menu. Try their black pepper/buttermilk biscuits in a biscuit sandwich with two eggs and cheese or in the “Mother of All Biscuits”, a sandwich with fried chicken and cheddar cheese.

4. Jack’s

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Look at those biscuits! Photo via Jack’s

Jack’s warm, buttery biscuits taste like someone woke up with the sun to make them—oh wait, that’s because Jack’s biscuit makers do start making their biscuits at 4AM. Get them plain on the side of your meal or try a biscuit sandwich.

5. Bogue’s Restaurant

Bogue's biscuits
Making breakfast plans ASAP. Photo via Bogue’s Facebook

Bogue’s is a classic Birmingham spot for southern comfort food and a top favorite on “Best Breakfast in America” lists. If you have a sweet tooth, don’t miss Bogue’s famous sweet rolls.

  • Address: 3120 Clairmont Ave, Birmingham, AL 35205
  • Hours: Monday-Friday 6AM-2PM, 5-9PM | Saturday 6AM-12PM | Sunday 7AM-1PM
  • Facebook | Instagram | 205.254.9780

6. Ruby Sunshine

Ruby Sunshine biscuits and gravy
Biscuits and gravy, please. Photo via Ruby Sunshine’s Facebook

Ruby Sunshine’s menu is full of options for buttermilk biscuit lovers, and they’re anything but “crumby”. Try one of their unique eggs benedicts over a buttermilk biscuit, a buttermilk and cinnamon swirl biscuit or biscuits and gravy. PS—a new Ruby Sunshine is coming to Highway 280 soon.

Where’s your favorite spot to get buttermilk biscuits in Birmingham? Let us know by tagging @BhamNow on social.

Cecilia Wood
Cecilia Wood
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