Top 10 biscuits in Birmingham

Biscuits in the south go together like… well biscuits and gravy! We love our buttery little circles with gravy, meats, eggs or anything else you can think of. To celebrate our tasty southern treat, we’re taking you on a tour of some of the best that Birmingham has to offer.

1. Trattoria Zaza – “If you haven’t had an egg and cheese biscuit from this place, do yourself a fav and grab one ASAP.”
Yelper Aushanada W.

2. Jim N Nicks – “Of course the cheese biscuits are incredible and I always have to limit myself because I could probably eat the whole basket.”
Yelper Lauren Y.

3. Helen – “We had quail and angel biscuits to start. Don’t pass up the angel biscuits – they are divine and the maple butter is so satisfying.”
Yelper Kelly P.

4. Ken’s Hickory Pit BBQ – “They open early for breakfast and are known for ham and biscuits. Don’t order this unless you’re really hungry!”
Yelper Jeffrey C.

5. Fife’s Restaurant – “The Biscuits were amazing, soft and warm, light and fluffy, and were excellent with jelly.”
Yelper Clem M.

6. Bogue’s Restaurant – “The biscuits are dependable, the gravy tasty. I appreciate that the gravy is served on the side so you can jam up one biscuit half then smother the rest. I’ve never been disappointed here.”
Yelper Kathryn D.

7. Chris Z’s – “The employees gave us a warm welcome (thanks Carly) and the loaded tots and homemade biscuit were mouth watering good!!”
Yelper Courtney C.

8. Roots & Revelry – “Did I mention that they also do a great brunch? Biscuits and gravy, eggs benedict, mimosas, a delicious bloody mary, and an espresso machine for brewing up a charge of caffiene to get you going for the rest of the day.”
Yelper Scott M.

9. The Yard – “I had the eggs, over medium with sausage, biscuit and gravy. The biscuit had a great texture and the gravy had great taste too. The eggs were just right and oozed perfectly in the center (great job).”
Yelper Ryan M.

10. Alabama Biscuit Company – “Wonderful little place. Breakfast date with the hubs. Flakey, lovely biscuits, delicious coffee. Breakfast biscuit Sammie’s are so tasty. Good customer service. A sweet intimate and charming atmosphere.”
Yelper Sheri C.


Note: With Coronavirus related changes occurring regularly, we suggest confirming the most up-to-date offerings directly with the businesses listed. Don’t forget to check the business pages for their latest health & safety measures, such as contactless payment and mask requirements.
Methodology: This is an all-time list of the best biscuits in Birmingham according to Yelp. We identified businesses in the restaurant category with a large concentration of reviews mentioning derivatives of “biscuits,” then ranked those spots using a number of factors including the total volume and ratings of reviews mentioning those keywords. All businesses were marked open on Yelp as of April 1, 2021. When available, all businesses on this list have a passing health score as of April 1, 2021.