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Ted's Restaurant

328 12th St S, Birmingham, AL 35233-1210
+1 205-324-2911
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average5%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (17 reviews)
“fried chicken” (6 reviews)
“baklava” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Healthy
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
328 12th St S, Birmingham, AL 35233-1210
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1 - 10 of 38 reviews

Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Fantastic place to grab a quick bite. The line moved quickly and the people were friendly. The food selection was good and it was tasty.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Barsanuphius
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for a good meat and three this is a good place. It is a small location serving breakfast and lunch cafeteria style. It gets busy. The Baklava is made fresh daily as well as banana pudding and peach cobbler. The food...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Janet M
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

My wife and I were continuing our search for a good “meat and three” when trying Ted’s was next on our list. Having been to several, Johnny’s in Homewood remains our benchmark by which others are judged. The restaurant was clean and pleasant with lots...More

Date of visit: January 2018
1  Thank Leon G
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Great place for lunch, great place for a meat and three. Food choices are good as well as the service. Thumbs up in my opinion!

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Keith B
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Great old school cafeteria breakfast / lunch place. We loved the sign outside and all the artwork on the building but once you walk in side...... Oh my the wonderful smell of fried chicken wafted over me and I knew we had chosen wisely. It's...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank MississippiMatt
Reviewed 6 June 2017

For those that haven't been, here are a few tips: The line forms along the steamtable where you tell them what you want. Desserts are on top of the glass as you walk along the steamtable. After you've selected all your items, you place them...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Toby F
Reviewed 14 April 2017

This is a local "meat and 3" lunch type place. Been in Birmingham for several years and staff was very nice. Clean inside and out. You walk in- grab a tray and tell them what you want at the counter. Todays lunch offerings were (from...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank nickamc80
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Seven of us ate here today and truly enjoyed the food and the friendliness of the place. We ate everything from pastitsio, country-fried steak, chopped steak, fried chicken, etc. with a huge assortment of veggies. The owners, Tasos & Beba Touloupis, came to our table...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Bjaya
Reviewed 25 February 2017

After finally getting my husband to Ted's, we were seated at the first table by the door, shortly before 9 am. There is ONLY 1 set of 3 people sitting behind us in the restaurant! We give our order and sit for 0ver 30 minutes...More

Date of visit: February 2017
3  Thank Phyllis P
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

This cafeteria came recommended by locals, so while traveling on business my colleagues and I ate lunch here. The food was very good except my entree (fried grouper) was ice cold. I had baklava which was delicious. Service was very good. Upon paying at the...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank BCTE4
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$12
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, 有泊車位, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Tuesday
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Wednesday
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Thursday
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Friday
6:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 328 12th St S, Birmingham, AL 35233-1210
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +1 205-324-2911
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Description
What do people love more about Ted's, the food or the people? Yes! We've been serving fresh vegetables and meats since 1973 - decades before Farm To Table became the rage. Looking for the perfect morning kick-start? Try Jerry's legendary grits with one of our Three-Egg Omelets. In a rush? Set-up an online ordering account, and get lunch to go. Breakfast or lunch, for homestyle Southern cooking seasoned with old style Greek hospitality, come see Tasos & Beba Touloupis - and enjoy a genuine Birmingham's Best experience.
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