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Green Acres Cafe (Original, The)

2724 29th Avenue North
Founded by William J. Gratton in 1949, after a trip to Chicago influenced the name. Southern fried chicken, fried green tomatoes, and more. For three years in a row, the family-owned eatery has been a finalist for syndicated radio personality Steve Harvey's Hoodie awards for the best fried chicken in the country.

Posted on Monday, August 27, 2007 at 02:15PM by Registered CommenterDeborah Lockridge in | Comments9 Comments

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"the original" is the best and i have to tell folks this all the time. this is the one in north b'ham. i've been goin there since i was a lil girl and my hair dresser worked next door in the same building complex. great wings with hot greasy fries! they're not open on mondays and you can't get in there before 1pm on other days. if you can wait until they open it's well worth the wait for these imfamous wings!!!

October 9, 2007 | Unregistered Commenterteresa

Congratulation!!!! on your Hootie Award I work for Southwest Airlines and I plane on comming down for some really good chicken...........Renotty

October 22, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterRenate Natson

Well come on down and join us. We can't wait to see you. Look us up when you get a chance, and call us if you need directions.

October 26, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterAnthony Green

If you are a patron of this restaurant, please remind Green Acres Cafe South of Birmingham to take a moment to register in your next visit. Or send us a note if this establishment is either closed, moved, or information is simply no longer correct. We appreciate your input of keeping information up to date for other patron of Green Acres Cafe South.
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