Fairdale is home to one of the best barbecue places around called Shack in the Back BBQ. Their meats are smoked on premises and everything is homemade. The restaurant is located in an old log cabin and offers both indoor and outdoor seating. Reviews have been extremely positive with such descriptions as, "Bargain prices and delicious food make for a winning combination not to be missed!"
If pizza interests you more, come visit Fairdale Pizza and Pub. They have an extensive menu which includes pizza, subs, burgers, salads, pasta, and a full kids menu. You may even be able to catch some live entertainment there on the weekends. Local residents say it has the, "friendliest service in the neighborhood."First String Family Sports Grill and Pub is a great way to watch any game or just enjoy times with friends and family. They have a full bar and are open for lunch, dinner and late night hours. Attire is casual so come as you are and enjoy a night out.If you are in need of a caffeine fix, Sister Bean's is the place to go. Open seven days a week, Sister Bean's offers, free wifi, drive thru service, outdoor seating, fresh pastries and hand crafted ice cream. Employee Evan Forcht is described as a, " beast of a barista and one of the coolest cats in the south end."This is just a taste of what this neighborhood has to offer. There is an atmosphere here that lets you know that this area is only going to expand and thrive with more hometown favorites. Come and see for yourself all that this place has to offer. Maybe you will find a favorite eatery of your own.