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Niki's West Steak & Seafood

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233 Finley Ave W, Birmingham, AL 35204-1074
+1 205-252-5751
Mon - Sat 06:00 - 21:30
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New Albany, Mississippi
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a classic cafeteria style home cooked restaurant that is very busy with locals and for a good reason. The food is really fresh and good and it's ready to eat as soon as you get there.

Thank judicialdecision
1 review
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Our first time trying Niki's but it will not be our last! Everything we ate was wonderful!!🍴🍽🍗🥖🥗

Thank KaiDe B
Tallassee, Alabama
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Go somewhere else. Rude workers, and even worse food. Too expensive. Just go somewhere else. You'll regret coming to this place.

Thank supersmashley334
Pensacola, FL
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440 reviews
281 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Called a friend of mine about a place to eat going through Birmingham and he gave us explicit directions to Nikis. This place puts a completely different view to Cafeteria style eating. Week days this place is totally packed and you have to look for parking! Do not let this deter you as I have never eaten at a place... More 

Thank JiamesB
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56 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'm ashamed to say that this was my first trip to Niki's but it won't be my last. Niki's is a cafeteria style restaurant with a very large selection of meats and vegetables. I'd advise taking a peak at the selection as you meander through the line because I loaded up at the beginning and missed out on their yams!... More 

Thank pittpat
Atlanta, United States
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant was not clean. Food on the floor. The vegetables tasted like most were canned. The bread used so much yeast you could smell it distinctly. Entrees were not offered that were advertised, we were told they were out. Unfortunately When asked for recommendations to eat, locals all say to come here. We were disappointed. The check out lady... More 

Thank 524aldrichj
Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

The food was so good! Tons of side options. Meat options were not great because we came 30 mins before closing but still very good.

Thank ktcarswell98
Birmingham, Alabama
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

I've eaten at Niki's dozens of times over the past forty years and I have never had a bad meal. In fact, it's rare to even get a mediocre meal there: everything is simply delicious, fresh and tastefully seasoned. The cafeteria line choices are endless and the service is fast and efficient. You can also order off of an extensive... More 

Thank mbb4502
1 review
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent seafood! Ordered off menu, delicious! Great buffet as well. Highly recommend! Great atmosphere, owners on sight.

Thank kbergmann68
Birmingham, Alabama
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225 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

I met a friend from out of town there as we eat there when he is here.I ordered mac and cheese(vegetable ) lima beans <okra and catfish.My friend had the Talapia and vegs and cobbler.The place was full even though thunderstorms were predicted.The food was great and our cashier and waitress were friendly.The vegtables are great as they are close... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Business meetings
Open Hours
06:00 - 21:30
06:00 - 21:30
06:00 - 21:30
06:00 - 21:30
06:00 - 21:30
06:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 233 Finley Ave W, Birmingham, AL 35204-1074
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +1 205-252-5751

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?