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Jackson Bar & Bistro

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American, Bar, Pub
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1831 28th Ave S, Homewood, AL 35209-2607
+1 615-385-9968
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 10:00 - 22:00
Mon 11:00 - 22:00
Tue 11:00 - 00:00
Wed - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri 11:00 - 00:00
Sat 10:00 - 00:00
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Birmingham, Alabama
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105 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visit often for brunch and am always satisfied. Great drink specials on Sunday afternoon. Food choices satisfy everyone in the group. Definitely recommend the omelets. Good amount of food for the price point. If it's good weather, there is good outdoor seating. The seating procedure is a bit odd however, but don't let that turn you off. It's one of... More 

Thank Kyle H
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107 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The weekend brunch menu was unique to me. I had the Reuben hash and it was awesome! Think open face Reuben sandwich with peppers and onions and without the sauce. Top that with an egg fried sunny side up.

Thank Cotts-KK
Level Contributor
29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited here a few times. Always an enjoyable meal and comfortable environment. Convenient location that we enjoy.

Thank Samantha K
Birmingham, Alabama
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Great service, food, drinks and great location!!! LOVE Jackson's! Sit inside or out. You can even purchase art work that is displayed

Thank sharonmcknight
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95 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Some of my extended family and I went for a casual dinner to Jackson's. The atmosphere inside was much louder and a-little-run-down-bar-like than I thought it was be. But, I was very pleasantly surprised by the food, which was delicious. The salmon Caesar salad was great, the fish cooked exactly as I requested. The seasoning was on the saltier/blackened side... More 

Thank PrednisonePrincess
Birmingham, Alabama
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258 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Jackson's is an average or typical neighborhood bar & grill. I dont like their indoor atmosphere. Its too loud and "concrete" looking. Outdoors is nice with plenty of seating. Menu is good. The beer selection is decent. Wines are middle of the road. Friendly staff. Free parking is best in the underground deck. Prices are very good-good value. Happy Hour... More 

Thank Leigh-Traveler2015
Saratoga Springs, New York
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50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

We dined on a Monday evening. There were probably about 15 of us, without a reservation. We decided to eat out on the patio since many of us had just arrived from the cold north, the warm night was beyond tempting - plus it was a bit load inside the bar. The staff quickly shuffled several tables together and got... More 

Thank knowtimelikenow
Fairhope, Alabama
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224 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016

We've dined here many times and find Jackson's to have very consistent service and food. The menu is very diverse and interesting. We love the torrados, a spinach wrapped meal that is unique and tasty! If weather permits, sit outside and enjoy the atmosphere. Also, try the "Wine of the Moment". Those wines are very inexpensive but usually VERY good.

Thank Jay B
Birmingham, Alabama
Level Contributor
256 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

A few years ago my friends and I frequented this place. You can't beat the awesome outdoor seating a great spring or summer day. It seems that the place has definitely gone down since our last visit. The service was the main issue, as the place was totally understaffed. Our waitress continually apologized for the slow service. The drinks are... More 

Thank traveltrixie
Knoxville, Tennessee
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2015 via mobile

I hate to be totally negative about any place so I'll start with saying the beer was cold. I ordered the Steak and Frites, medium rare. I was served a well done steak with the greasiest Brussels sprouts I have ever had. I asked for steak sauce and they don't serve it. My co workers had other food on the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1831 28th Ave S, Homewood, AL 35209-2607
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Homewood
  • Phone Number: +1 615-385-9968

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