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I’ve always been a fan of seafood. Fortunately Birmingham is home to several wonderful seafood establishments. Read on to find out about some in town.
1. Half-shell oyster house
Half Shell Oyster House is a southern seafood restaurant that will arrive in Birmingham in January 2020. After opening its Lakeview location, Half Shell will follow with a second location in Trussville.
Address: 608 29th St. S, Birmingham, AL 35233 and 218 Main Street, Trussville, AL 35173
Hours: to be determined
2. Public House 5-point oyster bar
5 Points Public Oyster House is a cross between an oyster house and a pub. Located in the heart of 5 Points South, the Oyster House offers a relaxing atmosphere with delicious seafood. Plus, you can choose from over 30 craft beers, including some of Birmingham’s local breweries.
Address: 1210 20th St. S, Birmingham, AL 35205
Hours: Mon-Thu 11 am-10pm, Fri 11 am-11pm, Sat 5 pm-11pm
3. The king of seafood
The Seafood King specializes in Cajun-style seafood. In addition to their Homewood location, The Seafood King has just opened a new location in Hoover.
Address: 180 State Farm Pkwy Homewood, AL 35209 and 1843 Montgomery Highway # 105, Hoover, AL 35244
Hours: Sun-Thu 11 am-10pm, Fri-Sat 11 am-11pm
4. Automatic seafood
Since Automatic Seafood opened in Lakeview in April, they have quickly grown into one of Birmingham’s leading seafood establishments. In fact, Automatic was recently named the 8th Best New Restaurant in America by Esquire Magazine!
Address: 2824 5th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233
Hours: Sun â Thu 5 pm â 10 pm, Fri â Sat 5 pm â 11 pm
Another 5 Points South staple, Ocean has been a mainstay since it opened in 2002. Plus, they’ve won the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence and the AAA Four Diamond Award for the past 13 years.
Address: 1218 20th St. S Birmingham, AL 35205
Hours: Tue â Sat 5.30 pm â 10.30 pm