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Mudtown Eat & Drink

Homey outpost for Southern & Cajun fare such as shrimp & grits, a bayou burger & black-bean salsa.


Mudtown Eat & Drink


3144 Green Valley Road
Birmingham Alabama 35243
United States


(205) 967-3300

Naming a new restaurant is not an easy task. When trying to come up with a name for our new restaurant we came up with a list of 200+ names, and every one of them stunk. We began looking locally for inspiration. In the early 1800s, the Cahaba river banks directly east of the restaurant were inhabited by the Creek Indians. Native Americans called the area "mudtown", due to the muddy, swampy conditions caused by heavy rains. We felt the name held marketable potential, and the moniker certainly honored the Cahaba Heights' neighborhood rich in local history.

We are LOCAL, and we love it! If you're looking for a local eating establishment to support, we're it. Our latest advertising campaign claims an amazing menu. We think so. We think so, but more importantly, our guests who come to us seven days a weeks for lunch and dinner tell us that. We're proud and grateful of the praise. Judging by the response to a new menu rollout in early June, we continue to be on the right track of making people and their tastebuds happy.

Even though we named a restaurant after dirt, the food is fantastic, fresh and fun. The beverages are cold and unique. The atmosphere is inviting and comforting. As you walk in to mudtown, you will feel the prevailing friendly spirit, smell the enticing aromas from the kitchen and anticipate a quality dining experience served by people who genuinely appreciate you stopping by.


About Birmingham

Birmingham ( BUR-ming-ham) is a city in the north central region of the U.S. state of Alabama. Birmingham is the seat of Jefferson County, Alabama's most populous county. As of the 2021 census estimates, Birmingham had a population of 197,575, down 1% from the 2020 Census, making it Alabama's third-most populous city after Huntsville and Montgomery. The broader Birmingham metropolitan area had a 2020 population of 1,115,289, and is the largest metropolitan area in Alabama as well as the 50th-most populous in the United States. Birmingham serves as an important regional hub and is associated with the Deep South, Piedmont, and Appalachian regions of the nation.



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Casey Denson

Crab Claws, Lunch, Salad, Food Variety

A favorite neighborhood restaurant with a great variety of dishes from crab claws to strawberry salad!

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Drew Arnold

Hamburgers, Local Food, customer Service, Food Variety

In town for some training and was told about this place from our instructor. Great food and the people that work here are awesome, very friendly and easy to talk to. I would highly recommend coming here and trying there burgers but everything looks good. Don’t think you could go wrong with anything you pick.

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Christina Brown

Lunch, Customer Service, Good Food

Good food and great service.

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Kim Haney

Dinner, Customer Service, Food

Food and service were both excellent!

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Eyal Ron

Customer Service, Good Food, Cahaba Heights, Dinner

Great food in middle of cahaba heights. Easy parking and yummy food.

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