The Entertainment District @ 29th and 7th South has been the long-standing center of dining, drinking, and fun events for decades. This busy cross section offers some of the city’s best casual grub, music venues, and the historic Avon Theatre.

Getting Around

Urban Residence

Dining & Nightlife

Dining & Nightlife

This is what The Entertainment District @ 29th and 7th is all about. We have been voted the city’s best entertainment district by readers of About Town magazine, and host multiple festivals and events – including Slicefest – focused on food and music annually. Come savor all we have to offer.


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Sky Castle

The new-school old-fashioned diner.

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Hattie B’s

This Nashville classic is now in the Magic City.

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Jack Brown’s

Beer and burgers. What more do you need?

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Stone Pizza and Brewhouse, plus great wings.

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Fresh, delicious tapas and tacos.

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Beer, liquor, wine and live music.

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Five Bar

All American bar and grill serving dinner, lunch, and brunch.

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On Tap Sports Cafe

The true essence of pub culture with craft beer and sports.

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Cashio’s Meatball Market

“Comfort food classics, playfully reimagined.”

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Moe’s Original Bar B Que

A Southern soul food revival.

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Jimmy John’s

Fresh sandwiches served fast. 

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Nana Funk’s

Come for the cocktails, stay for the dance party.

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Innisfree Irish Pub

Head to the free. A Lakeview favorite since 2003.

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Lou’s Pub

A Birmingham standard—a package store and bar in one.

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Lakeview’s friendly neighborhood watering hole.

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Iron City Lofts Lobby

Urban Living

Live within steps of Birmingham’s best and most active cross streets – 29th and 7th South. 29 Seven sits at the northwest corner of the cross section and offers more than 70 units for true Urban living. Opening soon is the Metropolitan – the city’s latest downtown living option with 262 units. Within walking distance is the new Iron City Lofts, which includes 70 luxury apartments.

Getting Around

The Entertainment District is connected to the rest of Lakeview on by with a ZYP bike station right in its heart. You can also explore the area on foot. But, with all the nightlife and entertainment, just be sure to be careful getting home. Take UBER or use one of the local cab companies if you have had too much to drink.

Hike It

An ever-expanding network of sidewalks, crossings, and trails connects the Lakeview District to the region.

Get Trekking

Bike It

Birmingham’s bike share program offers rental stations throughout Lakeview to connect the city by pedal.


Bus It

Lakeview is served by the Green Line Southside Loop providing easy access from all across the city.

Get Riding

Walk It

The Rotary Trail in an old rail bed creates a sunken connector to get you from Lakeview to the city center on foot.

Get Walking

Get Home Safely

Lakeview is served by local taxi services and UBER. If you’ve had too much to drink leave your car and get a ride home.

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