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Chez Fonfon is a casual, bustling bistro in the heart of Five Points South transporting you to Paris, Lyon or Nice. Since opening in 2000, this homage to comforting French fare, including steak frites, sautéed trout with brown butter and escargots, has garnered local and national acclaim. Belle Époque café tables and a 100 year-old etched glass door from Lyon lend authenticity amid cozy, inviting surrounds. Bistro traditions are celebrated every day, along with wines from the Loire, Rhône and Languedoc.

Vive le Fonfon!


The spirit of France lands in Five Points South at this charming destination for classic French bistro fare served alongside inventive cocktails and a deep list of wines from the motherland.


Alabama's answer to the classic Parisian bistro.

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Pitch-perfect bistro.

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You are instantly transported to your favorite bistro in France. The menu features French classics like croque madame, steak tartare and escargots. On a nice day you can enjoy your fare outside and challenge fellow diners to a friendly game of boule.

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A respite from the day. Enjoy a meal with friends, linger over a cocktail or glass of wine, or play a game of boule.