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2007 11th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205-2801
+1 205-939-3221
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“coconut cake” (53 reviews)
“escargot” (31 reviews)
“hamburger” (43 reviews)
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French, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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2007 11th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205-2801
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had dinner here twice last week, one of which was with favorite friends. The fare is exceptional, and worth the wait for a table. Although styled as a French Bistro, the burgers are truly among the best anywhere. Other personal favorites are the shrimp...More

Thank Trav1500
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Consistently outstanding French Bistro experience. Combination of great food and service never disappoints

Thank Wayne H
Reviewed 4 days ago

No reservations accepted, so expect a little wait time, it's worth it. Everything on the menu is outstanding; I'm partial to the trout and my husband to the hamburger. This is not your usual hamburger.

Thank serena v
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

One of my most favorite restaurants for lunch or dinner for atmosphere, service and cuisine! The only problem I have when going is selecting one entre!!! But save room for the coconut cake as it is “plate licking worthy”!

Thank Renee39
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a bistro owned by Frank Stitt. He just received the James Beard Best restaurant in America award for his other restaurant “highlands bar and grill”. We sat on the patio in the back and played boules while we waited for our dinner. Our...More

Thank Judyiceskater
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can't live in Birmingham or even the south and not hear about Chef Frank Stitt's restaurants. Chez FON FON is open for lunch and I was thrilled to dine there, even telling the hostess that was my first visit. She seated us in a...More

Thank renawellnessconcepts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for a birthday dinner in May 2017 and honestly was super underwhelmed. It all appears to be authentic French cuisine but doesn’t taste like it. I’m basing this off of my experience in France and living in Belgium for a year. I adore...More

Thank SarTraveler525
Reviewed 15 May 2018

We had stayed in Birmingham on a Wednesday night on the way to Augusta. Upon the recommendation of our traveling companions' granddaughter, we ate at Chez Fon Fon and it was excellent. We did not have a very long wait in the outdoor patio area...More

Thank Duckgumbeaux
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

We went for an early dinner before a concert. The special the night we went was fresh crawfish with a saffron butter sauce on top of rice with a few green peas and a few pieces of asparagus. It was absolutely the best crawfish dish...More

Thank brichey2018
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Up for a visit to sister and nephews and they wanted to try Chez Fon Fon. Like the area it is in, so fun being in the Five Points area. The restaurant was happening, no doubt on a Friday night as it was packed by...More

Thank Bandit2118
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Wade B
29 January 2017|
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Response from nathan H | Reviewed this property |
There is no dress code
14 April 2016|
Response from Metro M | Reviewed this property |
Contact the restaurant with this question? I do not know what they stock.
14 April 2016|
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Response from sandyfeets2 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they stock several varieties of Cotes du Rhone. You may view their entire wine list on their website.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 45
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2007 11th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205-2801
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +1 205-939-3221
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