Whether you're looking for a place to dine at lunch or a meal to satisfy a 3 a.m. craving on a Wednesday night, head to Al's Deli and Grill. Located near the UAB campus and medical centers, Al's serves American and Mediterranean food 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The portions are hearty and the service is quick. When the weather is warm, sit on the patio and enjoy the people-watching opportunities.
Located on 12th Avenue near the University of Alabama at Birmingham in Southside, The Pita Stop offers Lebanese and American cuisine in a simple, unpretentious setting. The décor is plain, but comfortable. Booths and tables are arranged in two softly lit dining rooms. The menu focuses mainly on Lebanese favorites such as kabobs and kibby; however, the restaurant also serves excellent omelets and sandwiches. This is a very popular place for lunch.
This bright, casual restaurant is a favorite in Birmingham for serving up flavorful portions of Mediterranean favorites with a twist. Feast on dishes like gyros, grilled meat plates and some incredible hummus. For a family meal, Taziki's does a "Dinner for 4" package with a choice of grilled meats (including a whole roast chicken or pork loin) with sauce, Greek salad, pita chips and rice or potatoes. For some healthy, fresh Mediterranean food, head to Taziki's.