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 Articles and Awards


Women of Vestavia Hills, Vestavia Voice, 2015

Famous Dishes, I Love Alabama Food, 2014

Best Birmingham Restaurants, Urbanspoon, 2013

 Best Way to Experience Alabama on an Empty Stomach, Food & Wine, 2012

 Best Presentation Award at Viva Vestavia - Vestavia Living Magazine2013, 2012


Read 21 reviews for Klingler's at

The Year of Alabama Food
"Dish to eat before you die: The sinfully rich Black Forest Torte is a chocolate cake filled with brandy-soaked cherries and topped with whipped cream and chocolate shavings."Read more at:, January 2012

German Hot Dogs!

"Klingler's is an authentic German cafe/restaurant right here in Birmingham. OK, it's not a hot dog stand, yet they offer what I consider the ultimate gourmet hot dog."-The Great Birmingham Hot Dog Tour, July 2010

Best Design - Nature of Cakes Expo

Top Restaurants, Local Eats, 2012



Other Awards:

Best German Food-Where the Locats Eat, 2013, 2010

Top 100-Where the Locats Eat, 2010


Parents' Pick, Nick's, 2009

Best European Bakery

"Klingler's in Vestavia Hills still bakes the greatest cheesecakes with a European flair and down-home friendliness."

-Birmingham Magazine, September 2003

101 Best Things to Eat

Klingler's Black Forest Cake (pictured on main page of website) named one of Birmingham's best 101 things to eat.

-Birmingham Magazine, November 2002