7 restaurants in Birmingham serving up tasty fried green tomatoes

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Farrellys Southern Kitchen fried green tomatoes
When I dream of fried green tomatoes, this is literally what I see. Photo via Hannah Eans for Farrelly’s Southern Bar & Kitchen

Growing up, my grandma’s homemade fried green tomatoes were one of my favorite dishes. It wasn’t until I got older that I realized fried green tomatoes are a southern delicacy.

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At this point, we all know that Birmingham is a foodie’s playground, so it’s not a surprise that we are home to some amazing fried green tomato dishes. We’ve put together a guide to yummy fried green tomatoes in Birmingham, so you know where to go when you have a craving.

1. Broad Street Peaux Boys

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The breading on these fried green tomatoes is seasoned to perfection. Photo via Broad Street Peaux Boys Website

The key to a flavorful fried green tomato is the breading and the dipping sauce. Broad Street Peaux Boys has managed to perfect both.

If you’re looking to upgrade your fried green tomato side dish into an entrée, Broad Street Peaux Boys has a po’ boy called “The Southern” which has golden fried green tomatoes, creole pimento cheese, red onion and remoulade sauce.

  • Address: Pizitz Food Hall, 1821 2nd Ave N #3112, Birmingham, AL 35203
  • Hours: Mon-Sat 11AM-7PM | Sun CLOSED
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2. Ash Bar & Grill

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These fried green tomatoes are perfect for dipping. Photo via Ash Bar & Grill on Instagram

Ash Bar & Grill in Homewood serves their fried green tomatoes appetizer with their homemade comeback sauce that is sure to keep you coming back for more.

On Wednesdays, Ash has a special where you can get a half-price appetizer with the purchase of an entree. So in addition to ordering some of their fried green tomatoes, you can take advantage of the deal to explore the rest of their yummy menu.

  • Address: 705 Oak Grove Rd, Homewood, AL 35209
  • Hours: Tue-Sat 11AM- 9PM | Sun 11AM-2PM | Mon CLOSED
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3. Irondale Cafe

Irondale fried green tomatoes
Up close and personal with these golden fried beauties. Photo via Irondale Cafe on Instagram

Irondale Cafe has a history of whipping up some authentic southern cuisine and developed a solid reputation for its flavorful meat and veggies. This cafe is the perfect lunch spot. Their fried green tomatoes are a must-try on their menu to eat by themselves or as a side.

4. Farrelly’s Southern Bar & Kitchen

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I’m suddenly craving fried green tomatoes. Photo via Hannah Eans for Farrelly’s Southern Bar & Kitchen

Farrelly’s Southern Bar & Kitchen’s menu is filled with modern twists on classic southern cuisine. They’ve even elevated traditional fried green tomatoes with house remoulade, summer succotash, relish and micro dill.

  • Address: 5532 Grove Boulevard, Hoover, AL 35226
  • Hours: Dinner; Tues-Sat 5-9PM | Brunch; Sat-Sun 10AM-2PM | Happy Hour; Tue-Fri 4-6PM
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5. Saw’s Juke Joint

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I can’t wait to try this fried green tomato creation! Photo via Saw’s Juke Joint on Facebook

Sometimes you may want to switch up how you eat your fried green tomatoes. Well, that’s where Saw’s Juke Joint comes in. They have a fried green tomato BLT that will knock your socks off. Their fried green tomatoes by themselves are already top tier, so imagine that flavor enhanced even more.

6. Mudtown Eat & Drink

mudtown fried green tomatoes
Fried green tomatoes are the perfect complement to a sandwich or burger. Photo via Mudtown Eat & Drink on Facebook

Mudtown Eat & Drink’s fried green tomatoes are the perfect side dish and are served with roasted corn relish and tangy white sauce. If you feel that your fried green tomatoes deserve their own spotlight, Mudtown also has a Fried Green Tomato BLT served with pepper jelly and jalapeño pimento cheese.

  • Address: 3144 Green Valley Road, Vestavia Hills, AL 35243
  • Hours: Mon-Thurs 11AM–9:30PM | Fri-Sat 11AM–10:30PM | Sunday 11AM–8:30PM
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7. Real & Rosemary

Real and Rosemary fried green tomatoes
These fried green tomatoes look (and taste) like a work of art. Photo via Real & Rosemary on Instagram

Real & Rosemary’s menu is inspired by family recipes, and ingredients that are real and flavorful. Speaking of flavorful, they have a fried green tomato snack that is served with their homemade chipotle mayo.

Looking for more than a snack? Try out their BLT with hickory smoked bacon, fried green tomato, lettuce and chipotle mayo.

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