Urban Parc, Slutty Vegan, The Goose earned 95+ food service scores in July

Urban Parc
Urban Parc owner Draper Mason and Chef Paire Cobb (Nathan Watson / Bham Now)

Several Birmingham-area restaurants, including Urban Parc in the heart of Five Points South, Woodlawn’s Slutty Vegan and The Goose in Avondale received 95 and above on their food service scores this past July.

Since 2018, Bham Now has reported the Jefferson County Department of Health restaurant food service scores each month. On average, over 100 local establishments that handle and serve food are inspected monthly by the health department, including:

  • Restaurants
  • Schools
  • Nursing homes,
  • Daycare centers
  • Hospitals
  • Grocery stores
  • Concession stands

Food service inspection scores are updated regularly on the Jefferson County Department of Health website

Featured Restaurants – Urban Parc, The Goose & Slutty Vegan

Slutty Vegan
I’d love to try one of these burgers. (Slutty Vegan)

Who made the local restaurant honor roll in July? Here are some notable local establishments:

Urban Parc – 99

Urban Parc
Urban Parc rooftop bar(Nathan Watson / Bham Now)

Where can you find in Birmingham a fine dining restaurant, a rooftop bar, an arcade with vintage games and a place that serves delicious pub food while you watch your favorite team  ALL rolled up into one?

Answer: Urban Parc in the heart of Five Points South Entertainment District.


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Slutty Vegan – 100

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Slutty Vegan (Lauryn Stinson / Bham Now)

Named one of the top 10 vegan fast-food chains in the US by the national storytelling digital publication, Far & Wide – Slutty Vegan is located on Woodlawn’s famous 55th Place South.

Remember the lines that formed when they opened? We do.  What a fantastic place.

The Goose – 98

The Goose in Avondale’s Entertainment District (Pat Byington/Bham Now)

The Goose is a sports-centered bar that combines their love for good food, great drinks and outdoor fun. With plenty of outdoor seating, cornhole games and TVs, this will be a place that’s perfect for a post-work drink OR weekend beer.

Rest of the Honor Roll – Including Bamboo on 2nd, Frothy Monkey & Slice

A&D's Wings and Things in Elysian Gardens
(Jacob Blankenship / Bham Now)

General – 98

UMAMI – 96

GM 705 – 95

A+D Wings and Things – 98

Zydeco – 95

Urban Smoke Bar and Grille – 96

Greenhouse (Homewood) – 97

Hi-Wire Brewing – 99

Birmingham Breadworks – 99

Birmingham Breadworks Mural
Birmingham Breadworks mural. (Terri Robertson / Bham Now)

Bamboo on 2nd – 99

Lady Vees Southern Cuisine – 99

Red Cat Coffeehouse – 96

Super Bowl Restaurant – 96

Pinchgut Pies – 97

Three Earred Rabbit – 95

Bistro 218 – 100

Slice (Lakeview) – 95

Unos Taco – 98

Unos Tacos
Jesus “Chuy” Mendez in front of Unos Tacos in Birmingham. (Matthew Niblett/Bham Now )

TopGolf Birmingham – 96

Rock and Roll Sushi (Trussville) – 96

Big Spoon Creamery – 100

Punch Love Coffee – 100

The Farrell – 100

Freddy’s (Highland Ave) – 95

Frothy Monkey (Birmingham) – 95

Jefferson County Departement of Health

Birmingham, Jefferson County Department of Health
Jefferson County Department of Health. (Pat Byington/Bham Now)

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.

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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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