A-Train Station, Tortugas Pizza, Davenport’s earn 95 + food service scores in November

A-Train Station, Tortugas Pizza, Davenport’s earn 95 + food service scores in November
A-Train West End mural (Nathan Watson/Bham Now)

Several Birmingham area restaurants — including the A-Train station in Birmingham’s West End, Mountain Brooks Davenport Pizza Palace and Tortugas Pizza across from Regions Field — earned 95+ points for their hospitality last November.

Each month since 2018, Bham Now has reported on the Jefferson County Department of Health’s Restaurant Ratings. Over 100 local facilities that process and serve food are inspected by the health department, including:

  • restaurants
  • schools
  • nursing homes,
  • day care centers
  • hospitals
  • Super Market
  • concession stands

Food inspection results are regularly updated on the Jefferson County Department of Health website.

Selected restaurants

A-Train station owners Careese Agee and Anthony Harris (Nathan Watson/Bham Now)

Winner of Bham Now’s 2022 Nowie Award for Best Food Truck – A-Train Station opened its first stationary location this fall. The new restaurant has added a few menu items, including a catfish and shrimp basket.

Birmingham, Alabama, Perry's Sunday Supper Special, Perry's Sunday Supper, Perry's Steakhouse & Grille
Perry’s famous 7-finger pork chop. (Perry’s Steakhouse and Grille)

Are you looking for a place for an unforgettable New Year’s Eve dinner? Perry’s Steakhouse and Grille has compiled Bham Now’s latest list of 5 restaurants that require reservations today. A bonus: Perry’s offers more than just steaks, including the famous pork chop or salmon.

Davenport's Pizza Building
Davenport’s Pizza Palace in Mountain Brook (Pat Byington/ Bham Now)

A Birmingham original, Davenport’s in Mountain Brook was established in 1964 before pizzerias were on every corner. In fact, Davenport’s was one of the first in the community. The best thing about Davenport’s? Their menu is very simple. pizzas and salads. They do both very well.

rest of the Roll of Honour

Saturn on 41st Street in the new Avondale Entertainment District. (Pat Byington/Bham now)

Porch at Ross Bridge – 98

Satellite – Birmingham – 98

City Bowls – Vestavia Hills – 97

DZire Bar and Lounge – 100

Magic Muffin – 98

Rusty’s BBQ – 97

East 59 Cafe – 96

Rock ‘n’ Roll Sushi – 99

Punch love coffee – 100

Snapper Claw – 96

J&R Bar and Grill – 95

Genuine and Rosemary – Crestline – 96

learn more

Birmingham, Jefferson County Department of Health
Jefferson County Department of Health. (Pat Byington/Bham now)

Visit the Jefferson County Department of Health website for the latest results. Food inspections help keep us all safe. Bookmark the page and stay tuned for our monthly 95+ stories.

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