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Ragtime Cafe

$$ - $$$American, ,
2080 Valleydale Rd Ste 4, Birmingham, AL 35244-2000
+1 205-988-5323
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“potato skins” (2 reviews)
“salads” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
2080 Valleydale Rd Ste 4, Birmingham, AL 35244-2000
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A group of us ate lunch here after a golf outing at Oak Mountain State Park. At lunch time it is always crowded. Due to the crowds, parking was a bit of a problem. We got there about 1:00 and had to wait about 20...More

Thank Papadoc529
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Ragtime has been around for quite a while. Although their regularly menu is ok with its burgers, sandwiches, & salads, what's really good is their daily specials like Grilled Grouper with crawfish étouffée or Amberjack with Shrimp Ragtime. Their fresh fish and steak dishes are...More

Thank manateejlh
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Had lunch with friend. Sat at bar. Great food, fast, accurate and attentive service. Lunch, during the week, is an early crowd (11:15 am-12:30 pm).

Thank Robert R
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

I have been going to the place for years and the food is great. I love all of the appetizers. The daily special menu always has great options.

Thank Jodi R
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

This was our first time to visit Ragtime Cafe, but it will not be our last. We stopped for a late lunch. We found the menu to be very comprehensive with the daily special, pastas, sandwiches, salads, etc. I had a grilled tilapia sandwich and...More

Thank John J
Reviewed 25 May 2017

I want to like this place, I really do, but it never seems to do anything but disappoint when it comes to the food other than their fried items. Great outdoor sitting and nice atmosphere but the food is blah. If they didn't serve alcohol...More

Thank dolfandoug
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Perfect for lunch! Get there early or you may have to wait for a seat. Food is always awesome and service is great even in the busy times. Never a bad experience here.

Thank timhallsr
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

DH and I ordered lunch and it was definitely disappointing. I had the Mediterranean Salad, which had browning lettuce. The dressing was obviously from a bottle. The potato skins were something that easily could have come from the freezer section at the grocery store. DH...More

Thank Elizabeth H
Reviewed 31 March 2017

When we arrived it was after 11-hours of driving, and looking for a quiet meal. The sports-bar atmosphere and crowded space was a bit more than we bargained for. The food was good, and the service was attentive. It was most convenient to our hotel,...More

Thank jaybY5574XS
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

First time we had gone there to eat and I can't wait to go back! I loved the atmosphere , the service was great and the food was delicious. Fresh fish was amazing. Great price for excellent food and drinks

Thank Debra T
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20 December 2016|
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Response from Karl V | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but do the manager's a favor by giving them time to reserve the space and prepare the room. :D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2080 Valleydale Rd Ste 4, Birmingham, AL 35244-2000
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +1 205-988-5323
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