Your ultimate guide to Birmingham restaurants open on Mondays

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Your guide to Birmingham restaurants open on Mondays. (Jacob Blankenship / Bham Now)

Is the weekend is over and you forgot to buy groceries? Maybe you don’t have enough time to cook? We gathered some of the best restaurants open on Monday in Birmingham.

This guide was originally created in December 2021 and was last updated in December 2022.

Uptown Restaurants

The Southern Kitchen and Bar

Farrellys Southern Kitchen
When I dream of fried green tomatoes, this is literally what I see. (Southern Kitchen)

Want a restaurant open on Monday with a rustic vibe and live music? Then The Southern Kitchen and Bar is where you should be. While you’re there, order the fried green tomatoes. The red sauce is heavenly!

Uptown Cantina

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Not yo Nachos, well, we can share. (Uptown Cantina / Facebook)

Craving a taco? Well, every day is Taco Tuesday at Uptown Cantina. You can get your taco a day early, cause this restaurant is open on Monday.


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Is your mouth watering yet? (Mugshots Grill & Bar / Facebook)

Need a laid-back restaurant open on Monday? Then stop by the Mugshots to have a good time and their signature sweet bun.

Downtown Restaurants

Cayo Coco Rum Bar & Restaurante

Cayo Coco
Cayo Coco on Morris Avenue. (Sabrina Palmer / Bham Now)

Wanting a slice of Cuban cuisine for the start of your week? Well, Cayo Coco is open for business.

Yo Mama’s

Yo Mama's Chicken and Waffles
Yo Mama’s Chicken and Waffles—ummm yes. (Yo Mama’s / Facebook)

Are you surprised Yo Mama’s is open on Monday? Grab a bite of Southern comfort food to wake you up on a sleepy Monday.

Trattoria Zaza

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Fettucine all-for-me. (Trattoria Zaza / Facebook)

One of many downtown Birmingham’s faves restaurants open on Monday. Dig in!

Bamboo on 2nd

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There’s also sushi—a classic dish. (Bamboo on 2nd / Facebook)

This is the best place downtown that serves ramen and nostalgia. Sip on flavorful dishes while watching your fave Japanese films like Godzilla—the 1985 version of the course.

Five Points Restaurants

Bay Leaf

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Bread people: this one is for you. (Jacob Blankenship / Bham Now)

Our Five Points fave—Bay Leaf—is open on Mondays. Now go grab a chai and samosa.

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Lakeview Restaurants

Hattie B’s

Birmingham, Hattie B's Hot Chicken, fries, French fries
beyond grateful for cheese fries. (@hattiebs / Instagram)

Birmingham has some of the best spots for chicken and Hattie B’s is no exception. Worried about spice? They have heat levels from Southern (not hot) to Shut the Cluck Up hot. there’s a spice level for everybody.

Blueroot on 3rd

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Head over to Blueroot—you might see the team there! (Madison Croxson / Bham Now)

Blueroot is serving up nutritious and delicious meals for Birmingham. Luckily, they’re one of the restaurants open on Monday. Go mix up your palette.

Half Shell Oyster House Birmingham

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Oysters anyone? (Jacob Blankenship / Bham Now)

Want an upscale po-boy restaurant to visit on Monday? Half Shell Oyster House Birmingham is the place to go.

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Avondale Restaurants

Rodney Scott’s BBQ

Rodney Scott's BBQ
We can’t forget the slaw, of course! (Matthew Niblett / Bham Now)

There’s no place like Rodney Scott’s. It’s THE place in Bham for BBQ.

HEY FOODIES: Rodney Scott’s was declared one of the most important restaurants of the decade.

Post Office Pies

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Basil beautifully decorates this pie. (Post Office Pies / Facebook)

This one is a Birmingham classic! Although many other Avondale restaurants are closed Monday, you can get your fave savory pie on Monday.

Taco Morro Loco

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Tostadas from Taco Morro Loco Food Truck. (Bham Now)

In addition to its Avondale location, Taco Morro Loco has a food truck on Crestwood Blvd. Thankfully, they’re open on Monday.

So go grab some nachos and a Jarrito. PRO TIP: the lime Jarrito is where it’s at.

Homewood Restaurants

The Ono Poke

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Everything will be okie poké with one taste of these poké bowls. (Miranda Shaffer / Bham Now)

One of Birmingham’s most unique places to eat would have to be One Poke. Their entire menu is dedicated to poke bowls where you get to build your own from the base up.

PRO TIP: The salmon pairs nicely with spicy aioli.

Homewood Gourmet

Fresh gourmet foods for the win. (Bham Now)

Stop by Homewood Gourmet for their soup of the day—you won’t be let down. It’s all delicious.

UPDATE: They will be moving locations in Spring of 2023 so keep up with their social media for more info.

Little Donkey

I’m all about tamales. (Little Donkey / Facebook)

Don’t sleep on Little Donkey’s freshly made tortillas. Their unique mix of Mexican and Southern food will have you coming back time and time again.

Mountain Brook Restaurants


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Make room for dessert. (Vino / Instagram)

It’s classy, elegant and open on Mondays. Visit Vino for a nice Monday night dinner date.

Brick & Tin

Butternut squash soup at Brick and Tin
Brick and Tin’s seasonal butternut squash soup. (Brick and Tin / Facebook)

It’s the season for Monday night eating. Thankfully, Brick & Tin is open and has all your fave holiday dishes.

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Cahaba Heights Restaurants

Martin’s Bar-B-Que Joint

An order of ribs, french fries and mac n cheese from Martin's BBQ
This could feed me for two dinners. (Martin’s BBQ / Facebook)

We LOVE our BBQ here in the ‘Ham. Luckily, you can grab a bite at Martin’s on Monday

More in Cahaba Heights Restaurants open on Mondays

  • Try Troup’s pizza on Monday. They’re open 4-9PM. Menu.
  • from 5-9PM, Abhi is open and get ready for Asian fusion plates. Menu.
  • North Italia in Bham is now open, so stop by to try exquisite dishes. Menu.

BONUS: Driving up to Huntsville? Check out these restaurants open on Monday in the Rocket City.

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