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Green Acres Cafe

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1705 4th Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203-2003
+1 205-251-3875
Sunday
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 23:00
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Birmingham, Alabama
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

I eat the wings and fried green tomatoes almost every week. The service is good, help always have a smile

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Thank jstickney50
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64 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

The food was good and could not be criticized. The lady serving me behind the counter was a little unfriendly and unhelpful... She probably wasn't expecting a visit from an Irish guy that day!!

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Thank GWhitcroft
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

I was in Birmingham with a group from our church on an educational Civil Rights trip. We were looking around the area for something quick to eat and lucked out by finding Green Acres Cafe. They specialize in traditional soul food, or you could just call it good southern cooking. Their fried green tomatoes and chicken livers are fantastic, and... More 

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Thank Leslie B
Birmingham, Alabama
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

If you want good chicken wings fast and at a reasonable cost then this is your place. They are the original but there are several Green Acres Cafes. I love the one in Center Point the best. They have a great pork chop plate. I get mine with lemon pepper, fries, and fried okra and water. A gret meal for... More 

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Thank Al F
Mountain Brook
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

I must admit... I'm constantly dieting. However, Green Acres appears my favorite "weakness" when I know better! But, I tell myself, "just get back up on the horse!" The place is easy to find. Right behind the Federal Courthouse on 4th Avenue North. The staff are sweet and pleasing. Have patience.... they are often crowded; but, the line moves fast.... More 

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Thank Ohjazzzyone
North Las Vegas, Nevada
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109 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2015

The Front Desk Clerk recommended Green Acres to us because she eats there often. This is a very small family owned cafe. We had the pork chops, I think it was the Manager's Special. The food was good. The pork chops were tender & the fries served hot. My husband also enjoyed the chicken gizzards. All of us were pleased... More 

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Thank cutemel6
Atlanta
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2015 via mobile

I can finally cross this place off my list. Glad we arrived when we did bc the line was soon out the door and the people just kept coming. They have fried chicken, fried green tomatoes, fried fish, etc. No need to worry about over-seasoning here. It's simple, plain, hot fried wings. They're loaded with hot sauce, served on top... More 

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1 Thank Luv2Gogirl
Atlanta, Georgia
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63 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2014

We went to this place based on the recommendations of others. When we arrived, we talked to patrons as they left the restaurant. Everyone said the food was EXCELLENT and that the fried chicken was the best in town. My sister and I were both disappointed. We ordered fried whiting, fried pork chop, and of course the fried chicken. (I... More 

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1 Thank only1kk
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2013

I went to Green Acres today on the way home from the Civil Rights Museum. The women behind the counter were very helpful for choosing what to order (chicken!) and the food did not disappoint. Good, southern cooking and the other patrons were very friendly too. Definitely would go back!

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1 Thank Eleanorhay
Montgomery, Alabama
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2013

Green acres is a staple of fried chicken and fish in Birmingham. It is reasonably priced and the chicken is great. I have been coming here for 35 years, whenever I pass through Birmingham. Outstanding!!!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Fast food
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
09:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 23:00
Thursday
09:00 - 23:00
Friday
09:00 - 23:00
Saturday
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1705 4th Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203-2003
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +1 205-251-3875

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?