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Chez FON FON

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2007 11th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205-2801
+1 205-939-3221
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17:00 - 22:30
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:30
Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I went for lunch at the recommendation of a neighbor and I thoroughly enjoyed my experience. The service was wonderful... it's a higher end restaurant and they treated me like royalty even though I was clearly underdressed (even for lunch time). The snails were a bit salty which distracted from the other amazing flavors and I had the fish special... More 

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Thank Phili88
Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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121 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a terrific meal here, and Miranda is an excellent server. The escargot is divine, fish of the day (pompano in our case) delicious, and cocktails spot on. Nice wine list. Hamburgers live up to their great reputation. This is a fun, high-energy spot. We'll definitely return.

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Thank daisygirl2013
Birmingham, Alabama
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to eat...the outside courtyard in the back is very pleasant when temps are not to extreme. This might place might have the best burgers in town

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Thank BamaMark
Birmingham, Alabama
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've heard from friends that this was the best burger in Birmingham @ $16.50 each. All the hype about their burger. I was not impressed. My burger was average. My wife's burger had zero flavor. Service was average. Mark this place off bucket list. Will not return.

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Thank BamaDiver05
Eastsound, Washington
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89 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What wonderful cooking! I was at the restaurant with a party of four and each dish was superb. I had and recommend he Lamb Navarin-a perfect spring dish with snow peas. Don't forget to order a side of the pommel rites-they're not listed on the menu as a side, but are available. And then there's the coconut cake-I wouldn't have... More 

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Thank Gwen B
Birmingham, Alabama, United States
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The escagot is fabulous. The daily fish special is always outstanding and the burger is the best I have ever had. If the coconut pecan cake is on the menu, order it.

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Thank John J
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Chez Fon Fon has the best burgers and fries in town. Their pot of creme for dessert is unbelievable. You can share it because it is so rich and decadent that you just can't eat the whole thing. It's fun to sit at the bar and talk to Anita.

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Thank Kathy S
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

This place has the best burgers hands down..pricey but worth it. The white tablecloth look is perfect for date night, but hanging out at the bar on lunch is a must

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Thank 489teresej
Birmingham, Alabama
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Whenever I want a great impromptu meal I pick Chez Fon Fon. Great wine, martinis, service and food. Their soups are wonderful especially the cauliflower. The coq au vin is exceptional. And of course best burger in town.

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Thank Annnomad
Birmingham, AL
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Really like this place the few times we've gone. We can't afford it these days (they used to have a great "after 10 p.m." deal - a nice dish like their burger with a glass of wine and a dessert, if I recall correctly, for a good price - in the $13-15 range). Unfortunately, they've stopped offering that the last... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 45
Cuisine
French, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
17:00 - 22:30
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?