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The Filling Station

5524 Crestwood Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35212-4131
+1 205-592-3455
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“calzone” (7 reviews)
“sandwiches” (9 reviews)
“salad” (8 reviews)
Closed Now
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Italian, American, Bar, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
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Value
LOCATION
5524 Crestwood Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35212-4131
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1 - 10 of 83 reviews

Reviewed September 18, 2018

After three times visiting The Filling Station, I felt like I should put my "two-bits" in. Pizza, sandwiches, salads are all made fresh and with quality ingredients. They have a GREAT beer selection also. In the Crestwood area and a nice addition to that area....More

Thank SLBHAM1960
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

Googled italian beef in Alabama. This place got good reviews, and it was on menu, so wife and I went for lunch. Prices aren't posted online. What a shock it was when I saw the actual menu. Menu was stained and wet. Prices were totally...More

Thank Kentyn K
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

Been there many times and have had a lot of different things- salads, wings, burger, spaghetti, pizza, sandwiches. Food has always been good. Favorite is probably the pizza patty melt. I was reluctant to meld two great but disparate things, but it’s quite good. Atmosphere...More

Thank Morris_Avenue
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

Ordered 2 salads and 1 slice of pizza!! Perfect amount of food. Very quick service too!!! Nice variety of appetizers too! Music was playing on patio on a Tuesday night!

Thank HLSESS
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

I ate there for lunch today. Great food for the money. The pizza was excellent, and had a great waitress. I will definitely go back.

1  Thank Kenneth m
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

They turned this old gas station into a restaurant. I don’t know the precise history but I can tell you the food, service and atmosphere were fantastic! My son moved to Birmingham back in June and every time we’ve driven by this place there were...More

Thank Monica R
Reviewed July 17, 2018

This cool restaurant is located in a refurbished gas station in Crestwood. Crestwood, once a really posh area of Birmingham, is on a major revitalization and The Filling Station is part of that. There are several eclectic, non- chain shops located close by. The restaurant...More

Thank 607jayb
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

Casual, Cool & Calzones! We wanted a bite to eat in a casual setting and this was the place. The food was delicious 😋

Thank SWA17
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

The food tonight was excellent and hot. Jacob was an outstanding waiter. Very prompt and polite. One of our favorite places to catch a quick dinner. My wife asked for special menu items and Jacob was very accommodating. Will come back.

Thank Jerry F
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Very good restaurant. High quality ingredients, very well prepared. Had the calzone and Stromboli the first time then pizza. They offer a unique margarita I would recommend. Go for it.

Thank Ross M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Monday
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5524 Crestwood Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35212-4131
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +1 205-592-3455
Description
The Filling Station is a local eatery with global craft beers, a friendly and positive environment with great pizzas, Italian food, so much more!
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