9 amazing Birmingham spots offering carry-out + curbside pickup

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Metro Diner
Don’t forget, Metro Diner has a great carry out service. Photo via Metro Diner

We all know the restaurant industry had a rough time during the pandemic. And while things have opened back up, many are still trying to steer clear of eat-in dining establishments. No worries, you can still show your love for local eateries by grabbing your meal to go. Here are a few to try around the Greater Birmingham Area.

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1. ABHI Eatery & Bar

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Sushi at ABHI for the win. Photo via Abhi

To score your Asian Fusion and Sushi fix, pick up a meal from Abhi Eatery and Bar in Mountain Brook.

Top picks: coconut curry soup and Shanghai Pork Belly Skewers. Menu.

Address: 2721 Cahaba Rd, Mountain Brook, AL 35223
Hours: Sunday-Monday, Thursday 5-9PM, Tuesday, Friday-Saturday 5-9:30PM
Contact: 205.783.1123
Website | Facebook | Instagram

2. Another Broken Egg Café

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Pancake Trio Flight. Photo via Another Broken Egg Cafe on Facebook

Breakfast on your mind? From pancakes and grits to omelet and biscuits, you can’t go wrong with a curbside pickup from Another Broken Egg Cafe.

Top picks: Pancake Trio Flight and the Skinny Omelette. Menu.

Address: 2418 Montevallo Rd, Mountain Brook, AL 35223
Hours:
Daily, 7AM-2PM
Contact:
205.871.7849
Website | Facebook | Instagram

3. Area 41 Pizza Company

Area 41 Pizza Co
Pizza and beer, the perfect pair. Photo via Area 41 Pizza Co.’s Facebook

When it’s a beer and ‘za kinda night, grab both to go from Area 41 Pizza Company. With signature brick oven pizzas and a premium beer selection, I dare you to say no.

Top picks: Pizza Margherita and a six-pack of Cahaba Italian Lager. Menu.

Address: 30 Manning Pl, Birmingham, AL 35242
Hours:
Tuesday-Thursday 11AM-9PM, Friday-Saturday 11AM-10PM
Contact:
205.995.4141
Website | Facebook | Instagram

4. Chuck’s Fish

Chuck's Fish
Craving seafood? Photo via Chuck’s Fish Birmingham’s Facebook

You don’t have to eat inside to get an upscale dining experience. Just order from Chuck’s Fish and you’ll see what I mean. From spicy tuna rolls to fried shrimp, the menu is sure to satisfy your seafood cravings. Menu.

Top picks: Gulf Fish Picata and the Crab Cakes.

Address: 5426 US-280, Birmingham, AL 35242
Hours:
Monday-Thursday 5-10PM, Friday-Saturday 5-11PM, Sunday 5-9PM
Contact:
205.995.0495
Website | Facebook | Instagram

5. Taziki’s

Taziki's Mediterranean Cafe
Taziki’s makes some of the best salads around. Photo via Taziki’s Mediterranean Cafe’s Facebook

Tazikis is one of my fave spots to grab food to go. Just consider me a sucker for Mediterranean cuisine, but you will be too when you snag your own order. 

Top picks: Grilled Veggie Gyro and Grilled Chicken Roll-Up. Menu.

Address: Liberty Park, 4520 Overton Rd, Birmingham, AL 35242 | 1820 Gadsden Hwy, Trussville, AL 35235
Hours:
Contact:
Liberty Park 205.956.1300 | Trussville 205.623.3177
Website | Facebook | Instagram
| Twitter

6. The Bright Star

The Bright Star
The Bright Star in Bessemer. Photo via Jacob Blankenship for Bham Now

Since 1907, The Bright Star has been feeding guests from across the the Southeast, including Birmingham. With a Greek-style menu and award-winning pie, why wouldn’t it?

Top picks: skip the meal and go straight for dessert with the Lemon Ice Box Pie or Chocolate Almond Pie. Menu.

Address: 304 19th St N, Bessemer, AL 35020
Hours: Sunday + Tuesday-Thursday 11AM-3PM, 4:30-8:30PM | Friday-Saturday 11AM-3PM, 4:30-9PM
Contact: 205.426.1861
Website | Facebook

7. The Purple Onion

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The Purple Onion in Birmingham’s Lakeview district. Photo via Nathan Watson for Bham Now

For your Mediterranean fix, find it at The Purple Onion.

Top picks: the Falafel Plate and the Beef Kabob. Menu.

Address: 737 29th St S, Birmingham, AL 35233 | 1551 Montgomery Hwy, Hoover, AL 35216 | More locations
Hours:
Monday-Wednesday 9AM-2AM, Thursday-Sunday 9AM-4AM
Contact:
Lakeview 205.749.1991 | Hoover 205.822.7322
Website
| Facebook | Instagram

8. The Ridge Eat and Drink

The Ridge Eat & Drink
Talk about tasty! Photo via The Ridge Eat & Drink’s Facebook

If you’re looking for a place to grab your meal curbside in Vestavia, swing by The Ridge Eat and Drink. Here you’ll find a marvelous selection of American fare that will have you say Mmm!

Top picks: Crunchy Frieds Pickles and The Jamn Gouda Burger. Menu.

Address: 3325-201 Rocky Ridge Plz, Vestavia Hills, AL 35243
Hours:
Monday-Thurdsay 11AM-9:30PM, Friday-Saturday 11AM-10:30PM, Sunday 11AM-8PM
Contact:
205.917.5080
Website | Facebook | Instagram | Twitter

9. Tostadas Homewood

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You can’t go wrong with tacos. Photo via Tostadas Facebook

Mexican fare with a twist you say? Count me in! At Tostadas Homewood, you’ll discover a fresh made-to-order menu with all your faves like tacos and chips and queso.

Top picks: Carnita Tostada and The Hot Avocado Tostada. Menu.

Discount Bonus: use discount code CoronaSucks for 15% off your meal.

Address: 1831 28th Ave S, #175 N, Homewood, AL 35209
Hours:
Monday-Thursday 11-9PM, Friday-Saturday 11AM-10PM, Sunday 10AM-2PM
Contact:
205.783.1120
Website | Facebook | Instagram | Twitter

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