Today we are going to be going on a deep dive into where to find healthy food and restaurants in Birmingham, Alabama. We will try to cover all of the best places to get nutritious food in your area so that you can feel as good as possible after your meal.
Kicking things off will be the best local vegan and vegetarian restaurants. Mom always told you to eat your vegetables, well you certainly will be able to at these great venues.
Then we will get into some other healthy restaurants near you, plus discuss good salad bars and restaurants with good soups. Birmingham health food stores and markets will follow them up, buying nutritious foods and cooking meals yourself is a great way to know just how good your diet really is.
Smoothies and juice shops will come next, and we will get you out of here with a few gluten free bakeries that should also have plenty of low sugar sweets and treats. Stick around for our local healthy foods map at the end that will have all the places we mention throughout the post pinned on it.
Plus you are welcome to read our other posts on the region at that link if you are interested.
Vegan & Vegetarian Restaurants
Some of the best vegan and vegetarian restaurants in Birmingham would be:
Tropicaleo has one of the largest vegan menus near you with inventive takes on Puerto Rican cuisine. Beautiful scenery, paintings by local artists, and a full bar with a range of cocktails and mocktails can be expected when you visit.
Mellow Mushroom does have some not so healthy foods on their menu like burgers and pizza, but they also have a hummus, multiple salads, and their popular vegan veg out pizza.
Birmingham Healthy Restaurants
More healthy restaurants in your area are:
- City Bowls at 3036 Healthy Way #100
- Kale Me Crazy at 1831 28th Ave S #106
- Mealfit Birmingham at 3660 Grandview Pkwy
- Bama Health Foods at 1923 Bessemer Rd
City Bowls blends acai and pitaya, two of the world’s greatest berries, with granola fruits and other superfoods like bee pollen. Kale Me Crazy serves juices, smoothies, salads, and sandwiches in a modern, affluent setting.
They can manage everything from a small workplace lunch for ten people to a large business function for more than 100 people.
Salad Bars Near You
These local salad bars should have plenty of nutritious foods to choose from:
There are so many varieties of healthy salads near you at the above restaurants that we would fill up this page if we tried to list them all. It is probably best if you follow those links to see if they have the nutritious and delicious salads that you desire.
These restaurants are known for their great soups:
- Trattoria Zaza at 207A 20th St N
- The Rougaroux at 817 39th St S
- Brick & Tin at 2901 Cahaba Rd
- East59 Café at 701 Doug Baker Blvd #103
- Urban Cook House at 1920 29th Ave S
Health Food Stores & Markets
Pick out your own produce at these Birmingham health food stores and markets:
Smoothies & Juice Shops
There are plenty of smoothie and juice shops near you:
- Planet Smoothie at 4700 Hwy 280 South #10
- Tropical Smoothie Cafe at 1350 Inverness Cors
- J’ ti`’z Smoothie-N-Coffee Bar at 1521 Pinson Valley Pkwy #109
- Iron City Nutrition at 4120 3rd Ave S
Planet Smoothie creates smoothies for energy, superfoods, protein, meal replacements, and for kids. Tropical Smoothie Café offers a variety of smoothies including dinner vegetable, balanced fusion, fruit blends, tropical treats, kids’ smoothies, and smoothies with health supplements.
The drinks at J’ti’z Smoothie-N-Coffee are all produced using organic, fresh ingredients. Kale Me Crazy from our best local healthy restaurants list is another great option for juices and smoothies.
Gluten Free Bakeries In Your Area
Enjoy some fresh baked goodness at these gluten free bakeries:
The Joyful Food puts a premium on high-quality foods sourced from local farms, organic ingredients, and gluten-free options including cupcakes, Irish soda bread, cookies, flatbread, waffles, and granola bars.
Nothing Bundt Cakes uses only the best ingredients including real eggs, butter, and cream cheese to make tiered bundtcakes, bundtlet towers, and bundtins.
You can also read our posts on:
- Vegetarian Restaurants in Huntsville
- Vegetarian Restaurants in Atlanta
- Vegetarian Restaurants in Nashville
- Vegetarian Restaurants in New Orleans
Enjoy Eating Healthy In Birmingham
We wish we had more to share but for now that is all we’ve got. After reading about all of those local vegan and vegetarian restaurants, other healthy restaurants, salad bars, places to get great soup, health food stores and markets, smoothies and juice shops, and gluten free bakeries in your area it shouldn’t be hard for you to grab a delicious and nutritious meal in the near future.
While we try our best to keep these posts updated it isn’t easy, if you noticed anything incorrect on this page please let us know in the comments. Hopefully you enjoy eating healthy food at restaurants in Birmingham, Albama.