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Fife's Restaurant

2321 4th Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203-3803
+1 205-254-9167
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good49%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“fried chicken” (5 reviews)
“cornbread” (3 reviews)
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2321 4th Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203-3803
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Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Tried Fife's because it was close to my hotel, and I'm glad I did! Don't be scared of the appearance... the food is amazing, and the staff was extremely friendly! I had fried chicken, macaroni and cheese, string beans, and cornbread muffins, for less than...More

Thank Carol Ann W
Reviewed 18 July 2017

I have only eaten breakfast here. The prices are reasonable. the food is great. The biscuits are light and fluffy, I think they are in my top 10. The meat portions are generous. This was my first trip after rave reviews from my co-workers. They...More

Thank roadonemoretime
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Breakfast here on a weekend was a good choice. First time here and food came to the table hot and yummy. We were impressed and will most definitely come back again. Free parking

Thank nickamc80
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We went for breakfast and was told at the door that after we wait and get a table it will be about a 30 minute wait to get the food. That was true but we were in the mood for a southern breakfast not from...More

Thank ibcleve
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Good breakfast spot. Work group stopped here before a customer meeting. The chairs and booth are a little rough around the edges, but the food and service were great. The portions were decent size and came out quickly. I'd recommend coming in for breakfast.

Thank Betsy C
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Hotel doorman recommended, though he had not eaten at Fife's. Walked over mid afternoon hot day through a crumbling streetscape, looking forward to the traditional Southern menu. Not crowded, and after studying the daily specials on the wall, and not seeing the advertised chicken livers...More

Thank Prairiedogg
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Anytime I need a home cooked meal, be it breakfast or lunch, I can always stop here to get some nice food!! And momma Doris is really sweet!!

Thank mzrobinson22
Reviewed 11 February 2016

My cab driver said that Fife's is the place to go for traditional local fare. It is essentially a buffet line with all the food pre-cooked in warming trays. The fried chicken was very good but the meat loaf was so-so. The sweet potatoes (I...More

Thank Jon P
Reviewed 2 February 2016

My friend took us there for lunch. The food portions were so worth it and the taste was awesome. If I ever visit AL again I will definitely go back.

Thank Slapphapi
Reviewed 14 November 2015 via mobile

The food taste good however I could not stay out of the bathroom once I left this place!! Don't know what went wrong but that was the case

Thank TinkaTred
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
06:00 - 18:30
06:00 - 18:30
06:00 - 18:30
06:00 - 18:30
06:00 - 18:30
06:00 - 18:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2321 4th Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203-3803
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +1 205-254-9167
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