Rush Bowls to open its 1st healthy fast-casual dining eatery in Birmingham & Alabama

Rush Bowls
Location on 20th Street where the new Rush Bowls will begin operations. (Pat Byington/Bham Now)

Rush Bowls – a fast-casual concept known for its fresh and healthy meals-in-a-bowl is opening its first location in Alabama on Birmingham’s 20th Street near the entrance of the Rotary Trail.

The trendy eatery, which has 35 restaurants in 19 states, announced it will be opening in early 2022, its first Magic City franchise at: 

113 20th Street S, Birmingham, Alabama 35233 

According to Bhamwiki, the location is the former site of a Momma Goldberg’s Deli. Some of Rush Bowls new neighbors include: OrangeTheory, Salon U and Pies & Pints. 

What to Expect

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Looking at Rush Bowls menu, they offer a wide selection of healthy customizable bowls and smoothies. If you are seeking ways to incorporate  fruits, veggies and organic granola into your diet — this is the place. 

And since you will be in between the Rotary Trail and Railroad Park, Rush Bowls even offers a healthy menu item for your dog called the Bow Wow.  Now that’s original.

“We have seen an increased demand for our bowls, smoothies, and other products as the health and wellness category grows and it’s clear that our willingness to meet every customer’s dietary needs is appreciated,” said Nicole McCray, Senior Vice President of Rush Bowls.

In 2020, Rush Bowls also earned a spot on QSR’s 40/40 List for 2021: America’s Hottest Startup Fast Casuals, which recognized fast-casual concepts poised for growth in the new normal and beyond.

Have you ever tried out a Rush Bowl? Tell us about it at @bhamnow

Pat Byington
Pat Byington

Longtime conservationist. Former Executive Director at the Alabama Environmental Council and Wild South. Publisher of the Bama Environmental News for more than 18 years. Career highlights include playing an active role in the creation of Alabama's Forever Wild program, Little River Canyon National Preserve, Dugger Mountain Wilderness, preservation of special places throughout the East through the Wilderness Society and the strengthening (making more stringent) the state of Alabama's cancer risk and mercury standards.

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