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Sophia's Deli & Catering - CLOSED

723 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N, Birmingham, AL 35203-2734
+1 205-328-0680
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good64%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
11 Aug 2013
“Must Be My Perception”
1 Aug 2013
“Convenient and friendly”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mediterranean, Delicatessen, Diner
723 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N, Birmingham, AL 35203-2734
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Reviewed 12 August 2013

I stopped over to Sophia's due to the proximity to the BJCC and found the staff friendly and food served fairly quickly. That was when my hopes went a bit south. The burger would have qualified as excellent if they hadn't put some onion powder...More

Thank rk821
Reviewed 1 August 2013

Sophia and her husband just sold this little jewel. Her brother will continue to work there, and he has an amazing talent of making sure the order is right. I eat there every other month or so, and they always have very good, fresh food,...More

Thank Phillip H
Reviewed 23 May 2013

It's on the Northside, next to the Courthouse and within walking distance of the Sheraton and Weston where the food is seriously over priced and lackluster. There were about 20 in our group for lunch on a day they were also serving jurors. It was...More

Thank Alice J
Reviewed 24 April 2013

Stayed around the corner at the Sheraton Inn whose breakfast was outrageously priced, so one morning I called in an order at Sophia's, walked and picked up my food, and ate it at a park across the street. The omelet and grits were delicious and...More

Thank Kassandra531
Reviewed 1 December 2012 via mobile

Been eating here for years and never disappointed. Good hours only one block from BJCC. Cooked to order but grills always hot. Few things ready behind the glass like salads but their amberjack sandwich is my fav. Worth the short walk!

1  Thank Tastetester11
Reviewed 28 November 2012 via mobile

This little spot has been around Birmingham for more than 20 years. The Greek family running it is warm and friendly. Grabbed a quick breakfast and was rather pleased with my two eggs, grits, bacon, toast and coffee for $7. A great place to get...More

1  Thank juzmy2centz
Reviewed 5 September 2012

This little diner has a walk-up order station and is small, but efficient. The food appears to be homemade and is flavorful. The hotdogs with onions remind me of the best of NYC, and the pancakes are fluffy, hot, and more than one person could...More

Thank TexasTravelers02
Reviewed 30 August 2012

Best diner breakfast near the convention center...pancakes, eggs, bacon, and grits...they make them like few can

1  Thank Jon G
Reviewed 5 March 2012

I went twice to this deli the last two Saturdays. It is a great choice for lunch. Most things are closed on Saturday, so this is a convenient place when you are at the BJCC. I had a cheeseburger and fries. Everyone enjoyed their food....More

Thank jpmcc
Reviewed 6 February 2012

The restaurant at my hotel was closed so I asked hotel staff for a recommendation. This place was within walking distance, reasonably priced, and the food was tasty. Probably not the healthiest fare, but good nevertheless.

Thank BeachBrownie5001j
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
07:30 - 15:00
06:30 - 17:30
06:30 - 17:30
06:30 - 17:30
06:30 - 17:30
06:30 - 17:30
07:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 723 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N, Birmingham, AL 35203-2734
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +1 205-328-0680
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