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Newk's Express Cafe

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611 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd S, Birmingham, AL 35233-2103
+1 205-323-0992
10:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 10:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 22:00
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79 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Ate here before the Tim and Faith concert. Had great quick service. My sandwich was great the couple that joined us felt their sandwiches had too much sauce on them.

Thank Graham M
Birmingham, Alabama
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151 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Problems with evenings continue. Wife and I eat here several times a week, but evenings are a train wreck. More workers walking around socializing, while water leaks cover the floor and condiment table is out of most everything. When you ask for items, such as pickles or croutons, consistently told there are no more, yet no one seems interested in... More 

Thank Wayne H
Signal Mountain, Tennessee
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

No idea Newks would ever have lobster crab bisque. Had it for lunch today and loved it with a small baguette. Two thumbs up! (Would have been better with a little sherry, but it is a deli, so....)

Thank ret2roam
Birmingham, Alabama
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60 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

I love Newk's Favorite salad with sherry dressing. The whole family can find something here with lots of different preferences.

Thank Travelqueen205
Peachtree City, Georgia
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92 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

My daughter and granddaughter stopped by for lunch. I ordered their 10inch BBQ chicken pizza, expecting to only eat half and take the rest home. I don't know if it was the delicious flavor or the super thin crust, but I ended earing the whole thing!

Thank Dennis S
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116 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

ordered salads was a lot of food was able to make two meals off is . service was slow for some reason not many customers in at the time I went

Thank fwngold
Clarksville, Tennessee
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 September 2016

The Food is very delicious with all the complimentary toppings you can add. My first visit here and I will definitely eat here again. The Staff were GREAT!

Thank Antoinette B
Iowa City, Iowa
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129 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

I have been to Newks before when I was in Birmingham visiting with my daughter and son-in-law. This time my wife and my brother and sister-in-law were with us on a motorcycle trip. We stopped at Newks for lunch and we had a really good meal. Nothing fancy, but good quality food served fast. Their macaroni and cheese and sweet... More 

Thank as3dgfad6
Alabaster, Alabama
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Newk's great variety of food made from fresh ingredients and served in decent portions gets them the four stars and might warrant five. Their breads, sandwiches and soups are excellent. The variety of comfortable seating options makes it nice for the average weekday lunch but also for a small meeting of colleagues or students over laptops. This is totally subjective... More 

Thank scottgh
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 August 2016

The food was a bit expensive and it tasted absolutely horrible. The staff was extremely rude.Will not visit again.

Thank Amanda S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 611 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd S, Birmingham, AL 35233-2103
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +1 205-323-0992

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?