Several Birmingham-area restaurants, including Helen downtown Birmingham, The Modern Coffee House in the Titusville Neighborhood and the Five Points South Mellow Mushroom received 95 and above on their food service scores this past June.
Since 2018, Bham Now has reported the Jefferson County Department of Health restaurant food service scores each month. Over 100 local establishments that handle and serve food are inspected monthly by the health department, including:
- Nursing homes,
- Daycare centers
- Grocery stores
- Concession stands
Food service inspection scores are updated regularly on the Jefferson County Department of Health website.
Who made the local restaurant honor roll in June? Here are some notable local establishments:
In 2021, Helen was featured nationally in Esquire Magazine as one of the best new restaurants in the U.S. Whether it’s lunch or dinner, expect a memorable meal. In fact, if you are celebrating that special birthday or anniversary, Helen has become that”got to” place in the Magic City.
Galley & Garden -97
Billed as the “most awarded wine program in Alabama” Galley & Garden is one of the best wine restaurants in America according to Wine Enthusiasts magazine. The menu? You’ve got steak and pork — plus seafood options that include redfish, salmon , scallops and lobster.
Opened last year, The Modern House Coffee Shop was featured on the cover of Business Alabama. If you work near UAB, and you are looking for a locally-based coffee shop with some breakfast goodies – stop by The Modern House Coffee Shop.
Rest of the Honor Roll
Kelly’s Kitchen -96
Ferus Artisan Ales -Kitchen (Trussville)
New Chinatown – 95
BUKA – 99
Mr. Wang’s – 100
K+J Elegant Pastries – 98
The Crab Barrack (Five Points South) -95
Pizza Passion -96
EastWest – 95
Visit Jefferson County Department of Health’s Food Service website for the latest scores. Food service inspections help keep us all safe. Bookmark the page and stay tuned for our monthly 95+ stories.