Beloved downtown hot dog joint is closing. Read owner’s heartfelt retirement note [PHOTOS]

Scott's Koneys
Scott’s Koneys owner Scott Green (Jacob Blankenship/Bham Now)

Scott’s Koneys, a beloved Birmingham breakfast and hot dog joint, is closing after 46 years.

The owner, Scott Green, made the announcement on social media and a post on the door of the restaurant’s entrance at 2021 3rd Ave South in the lower level food court in the BPA Deck 8.

The note said the following:

As of June 2nd, 2023, I will be retiring. I will retire with many memories, and I want to thank everyone for that. It has been quite a journey for 46 years. I have met and made many great friends and customers! I can only say “THANK YOU” to all my friends and customers for making this the Greatest “46” years a person could ever have. You will be missed

God Bless!

Scott' Koneys
Note from Scott’s Koneys owner Scott Green (Jacob Blankenship/Bham Now)

Breakfast and Hot Dogs

Before Scott’s Koneys moved to its current location in 2007, it was a fixture at 107-109 20th Street South

Along with several varieties of hot dogs, Scott’s Koneys serves a full breakfast and sandwiches and salads.

Do you have fond memories of Scott’s Koneys? Please share them on social media by tagging us 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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