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Niki's West Steak & Seafood

233 Finley Ave W, Birmingham, AL 35204-1074
+1 205-252-5751
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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6:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
233 Finley Ave W, Birmingham, AL 35204-1074
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Alabama is famous for the meat and three. Niki’s has both a cafeteria type line as well as sit down service. The restaurant was quite busy at 7pm. The Veal was goods as was the fried okra, spinach and the Cole slaw.

Thank b25pilot
Reviewed 5 days ago

I was part of a tour group with a local tour guide who took us to Niki's. A very pleasant surprise. Cafeteria style with choice of several entrees and many sides to choose from. Delicious rolls and tantalizing pies, not to forget the sweet southern...More

Thank JustPeachy4576
Reviewed 1 week ago

An unusual but very satisfying evening. Our prior internet research did not prepare us for Whirlwind Niki. All action service, large menu and even larger portions. We ate a la carte but the buffet section was very busy too. The waiting staff were great, even...More

Thank Terrence S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food is ALWAYS fresh (do they even have a freezer?!). My fav is the baked Greek chicken, fresh squash, fried mushrooms, fried green tomatoes, and the BEST candied yams! My hubby goes for whatever fish is on the menu, turnip greens, beans, Mac and cheese...More

Thank BNKS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Another fantastic meal at Niki’s. The baked Greek chicken was amazing. Fried mushrooms and rutabagas were cooked to perfection.

Thank FrogJumpgirl1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

“Simply put” on a tray , all the favorites, and service that puts corporations to shame ! Love the county fried steak and fried Okra! Roll tide ...

Thank Joseph M K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lunch was very efficient cafeteria style crisis was reasonable food was tasty wide selection excellent customer service this says steaks and seafood mainly this is like a soul food restaurant lot of Southern cuisine many different sides in a wide dessert selection. Portions were plentyful.

Thank mark d
Reviewed 12 February 2018

One of us tried Niki’s West Steak and Seafood with several coworkers on a Monday morning around 9:00 a.m. We ordered breakfast from the menu as the staff was gearing up the cafeteria line for lunch. This is a very large establishment with the feel...More

Thank IllyCoffeeDrinkers
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

This is the perfect place to have lunch. It’s fast pace cafeteria style with lots to choose from. This is one of the few restaurants that still makes rolls in house. Never disappointed when we eat here.

Thank jonboy1975
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Came to Nikis at the recommendation of a friend. Arrived with Co-worker to what we thought was an early dinner but found a packed parking lot. Inside you have two options - Buffet /cafeteria style where you select what you want from the line or...More

Thank stephene548
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Lynette D. J
13 September 2016|
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Response from james s | Reviewed this property |
Call em
8 August 2016|
Response from Markie1929 | Reviewed this property |
Huh? I don't work at Niki's I wrote a review about it
10 April 2016|
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Response from lsdean | Reviewed this property |
Basically a meat and 3 Southern restaurant that cooks in the Southern style.....lots of animal fat I suspect.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 233 Finley Ave W, Birmingham, AL 35204-1074
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +1 205-252-5751
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