Bistro 218

Type of Cuisine: French

218 20th Street North
Birmingham, AL 35203


Lunch Hours:
Tues-Fri: 11am to 2pm

Dinner Hours:
Tues-Thur: 5pm to 9pm
Fri-Sat: 5pm to 10pm


Bienvenue! Bistro 218 combines the traditions of a French bistro with modern American cuisine. Located at 218 20th Street North, Birmingham native and professionally trained chef owner Tom Saab joins the revival of businesses in downtown Birmingham.

Bistro 218 features the elegant minimalist interior design of traditional French bistros while preserving the historical roots of the building, creating a comfortable romantic atmosphere. 

Bistro 218 brings French cuisine to every palette. Enjoy your bistro favorites, from quiche to duck confit! We strive to provide quality affordable food and impeccable service to all of our neighborhood friends.

Come join us for a high quality dining experience in a relaxed atmosphere! 

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Dinner Menu
$30 person - excluding tax, tip and beverage

APPETIZER (choose one)
New Orleans Style File Gumbo - Shrimp, Andouille, Crawfish

Watermelon Salad - French Feta Cheese, Fresh Mint and Raspberry Vinaigrette

ENTREE (choose one)
Pan Seared Gulf Redfish - Fried Okra and McEwens Organic Blue Corn Grits

Free Range Chicken Palliards - Lemon Butter Caper Sauce and Rice Pilaf

Flat Iron Steak Frite - Horseradish Cream, Baby Greens Salad and Pommes Frite

Warm Beignets