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Niki's West Steak & Seafood

233 Finley Ave W, Birmingham, AL 35204-1074
+1 205-252-5751
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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233 Finley Ave W, Birmingham, AL 35204-1074
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Outstanding. If you are anywhere near the area it is worth stopping by. The Greek chicken, black eyed peas, fried okra and cornbread muffins were very good. So many choices. Friendly staff

Thank avmccall
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious delicious delicious is my verdict! We were at the farmers market and wanted breakfast so we drove by Nikis West and turned around. Glad we did! I would say this is a true local southern restaurant. Breakfast you order from the menu and there's...More

Thank nickamc80
Reviewed 13 September 2017

As far as old walk through cafeteria style restaurants go, Nikki's West is one that has stood the test of time. We try to stop for a meal when we are in the Birmingham area. It consistently impresses with whatever your order. The place is...More

Thank Paul L
Reviewed 12 September 2017

The best meat and three or four ever. Everything was excellent. I will drive a long way for this food. Never had better

1  Thank Mr G
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I eat here at least once a month for lunch My husband frequents a bit more. I try to eat more veggies, so this is my place of choice. Customer service is good, I do recommended visiting after the lunch crowd as it can get...More

1  Thank DrP1102
Reviewed 5 September 2017

This is a cafeteria. I think the name is misleading. The food was standard. Nothing fancy. Nothing special. Not even good southern style in my opinion.

1  Thank Agingwell711
Reviewed 5 September 2017

I live just over 100 miles away, but I have a family member here, so we eat here whenever possible for lunch. The restaurant is close to the farmers' market, so the vegetables are fresh. The choices are too many to list...usually 8-10 meats and...More

1  Thank dantemike1
Reviewed 17 August 2017

For many years we have made Niki's a regular stop for lunch when we visit in Birmingham. You need to arrive early to avoid long lines and to know what you want. There's no holding up the line behind you while you decide what to...More

Thank Kathy H
Reviewed 13 August 2017

It seemed like my lunch cafeteria setting in the 70's but it is very popular and very reasonable. Take the whole family and check it out.

Thank williambF9452UH
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This is a cafeteria with fresh food. They staff push you through and do not give you time to look and decide what you want. It is especially not handicapped friendly or convient. After years of coming here I am not sure that we will...More

Thank Carolyn P
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Lynette D. J
14 September 2016|
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Response from james s | Reviewed this property |
Call em
9 August 2016|
Response from Markie1929 | Reviewed this property |
Huh? I don't work at Niki's I wrote a review about it
11 April 2016|
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Response from lsdean | Reviewed this property |
Basically a meat and 3 Southern restaurant that cooks in the Southern style.....lots of animal fat I suspect.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 9:30 PM
6:00 AM - 9:30 PM
6:00 AM - 9:30 PM
6:00 AM - 9:30 PM
6:00 AM - 9:30 PM
6:00 AM - 9:30 PM
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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