HOME > Chowhound > Central South >
What's your latest food quest? Get great advice

Birmingham, AL - Breakfast / Brunch Options (in downtown area) ??

UrDaddy Dec 9, 2009 06:32 AM

I know that there is an Original Pancake House location in the Five Points area.

Are there any other options for breakfast or brunch? Downtown hotels with good restaurants?

I will be in town for the bowl game the weekend of Jan. 1 - 3, and I am hoping to find a really great breakfast or brunch spot near UAB, Five Points, or Birmingham-Southern.

Please post your recommendations.

  1. b
    bhamgirl99 Dec 16, 2009 01:06 PM

    if you're staying in the 5 pts area, i'd recommend driving the very short distance to mountain brook, where you can choose from chez lulu, another broken egg, or dyron's lowcountry - all which are delicious brunch options.

    so glad you'll be joining us for the game!

    1 Reply
    1. re: bhamgirl99
      Dax Dec 17, 2009 07:54 AM

      I'd love to hear more about Another Broken Egg. I read something about it on al.com a while back but have not tried it yet. Suggestions?

    2. b
      birminghamvisitor Dec 13, 2009 04:05 AM

      Original Pancake House is very good IMO. But my standard go to breakfast spot in Bham is VRichards...Nueske's bacon mmmmm!!! And for just coffee and a pastry O'Kafes in PepperPlace.

      1. p
        pinotboy Dec 9, 2009 07:43 AM

        Za Za Trattoria, which is downtown, has a very good breakfast, and I am told that their Sundy brunch is excellent (but I have not been for that). See:


        1 Reply
        1. re: pinotboy
          UrDaddy Dec 9, 2009 12:07 PM

          Thank you, pinot. Just spotted the "Breakfast in Birmingham" thread, too. I will head over there.

        Show Hidden Posts