Pick up your Labor Day meal at these 5 great spots—PLUS, can’t-miss deals

Pick up your Labor Day meal at these 5 great spots—PLUS, can’t-miss deals
The perfect Labor Day spread. Photo via Bob Sykes Bar-B-Que

Anyone else ready for a long weekend full of relaxation? Celebrate Labor Day, Monday, September 6, in Birmingham with a delish meal from a local spot. We’ve got the scoop on five great options, including amazing deals. Read on, then make your Labor Day lunch plans.


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1. Bob Sykes Bar-B-Q

Bob Sykes - Birmingham Labor Day meal option
Consider your Labor Day lunch plans made. Photo via Bob Sykes Bar-B-Q on Facebook

Soak up one of the last summery weekends of the year with delicious barbecue. Bob Sykes Bar-B-Q is open on Labor Day, so you can grab your tasty wings or fries in the restaurant.

  • Top recommendation: Ribs or BBQ pork sandwich
  • Location: 1724 9th Ave N, Bessemer, AL 35020
  • Hours: Monday-Thursday 10:30AM-8PM | Friday-Saturday 10:30AM-9PM | Open Labor Day
  • Website | Facebook | Instagram

2. Cajun Steamer

Cajun Steamer seafood
What are you reaching for first? Photo via Cajun Steamer on Facebook

Craving Cajun and Creole cuisine for Labor Day? Order fried seafood or oysters for delivery, or stick with the classic red beans and rice.

  • Top deal: Free delivery on orders over $25 with code CSFREEDELIVERY
  • Location: (Hoover) 180 Main St, #200, Hoover, AL 35244 | (Trussville) 5071 Pinnacle Square, Birmingham, AL 35235
  • Hours: (Hoover) Monday-Saturday 11AM-10PM; Sunday 10AM-9PM | (Trussville) Monday-Thursday 11AM-9PM; Friday-Saturday 11AM-10PM; Sunday 10AM-9PM
  • Website | Facebook | Instagram

3. Old Smokey BBQ

Old Smokey BBQ
Welcome to your Labor Day plans. Photo via Old Smokey BBQ on Facebook

If you don’t want to spend your long weekend by the grill, order a delicious meal from the experts. Old Smokey BBQ in Leeds has great options for a Labor Day meal in Birmingham.

  • Location: 7323 Parkway Dr, Leeds, AL 35094
  • Hours: Monday 6AM-3PM | Tuesday-Thursday 6AM-7PM | Friday-Saturday 10:30AM-7PM
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4. Dreamland BBQ

Dreamland BBQ
Everything you need for a great Labor Day. Photo via Dreamland BBQ on Facebook

Feeding a hungry family or hosting friends? Check out the Dreamland BBQ tailgate package that’ll fill you up for that post-lunch nap.

  • Top deal: Dreamland tailgate package with 3 slabs of ribs, 2 quarts of sides, 1 quart of sauce + 1 loaf of bread – $89.99
  • Location: (Southside) 1427 14th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205 | (Highway 280) 101 Inverness Cors, Birmingham, AL 35242
  • Hours: Sunday-Thursday 11AM-9PM | Friday-Saturday 11AM-10PM
  • Website | Facebook | Instagram

5. Meals by Misty

Meals by Misty - Birmingham Labor Day meal option
Dreaming of these sliders. Photo via Meals by Misty on Facebook

If you don’t want to leave your house on Labor Day, plan to grab a home-cooked meal from Meals by Misty. They offer oven-ready meals with sides, salads and desserts—with no clean-up necessary. My pick for Labor Day: sausage balls and Mexican street corn.

  • Location: (Homewood) 2900 Crescent Avenue, Homewood, AL 35209 | (Trussville) 108 Watterson Parkway, Trussville, AL 35173
  • Hours: Monday-Friday 9AM-7PM | Saturday 9AM-3PM
  • Website | Facebook | Instagram

What are you ordering for Labor Day, Birmingham? Tag @BhamNow on social to let us know!

Cecilia Wood
Cecilia Wood
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