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Bottega Restaurant

2240 Highland Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205-2922
+1 205-939-1000
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
2240 Highland Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205-2922
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate on the cafe side. They make their own olive oil; tasted amazing. I had the trout special and it was delicious. Our waitress was very friendly. Great night with friends and food!

Thank Joel M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been wanting to come here and finally made it! The experience was very nice as is the ambiance. Our waitstaff was professional, accommodating and friendly. The food was very nicely seasoned and tasted great. We had the Parmesan soufflé, risotto, scallop crude and...More

1  Thank Frenchelle T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I surprised my wife by taking her to Bottega for dinner. We had a moderate sized party, and due to plans to attend a play at the nearby Virginia Samford Theater, ate an early dinner. We began with expertly created libations, including the “Orange Thing”(...More

1  Thank Sam C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Go at lunch when it’s more casual. You won’t be disappointed. Anything on the menu is sure to be a tasteful delight.

Thank Katrina P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good food and good ambiance . The service was great. Really enjoyed it. It’s one of my favorite spots to eat at in Birmingham.

Thank kgarner218
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very good. Excellent chef. Also, outstanding service by waiters.Selection is somewhat limited for vegetarians. But the chef went out of the way to prepare a very tasty tasty pasta with no meat in it. Ambience could be improved.

Thank Navin N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Worth every penny! Wonderful and elegant atmosphere. Every dish was simply exquisite. The staff, very professional, attentive, and warm. We had their new appetizer, sweet potato ravioli with ox tail... out of this world! I also requested a modification on my dinner and it was...More

Thank DanisaSuarez
Reviewed 14 January 2018

We dined at Bottega with friends to celebrate their wedding anniversary. It is a beautiful location with limited parking. You will probably need to use valet parking. We began our evening with drinks at the bar and a server took our unfinished drinks to our...More

Thank Jenny W
Reviewed 10 January 2018

We had been to the cafe before (and loved it), but decided on the more elegant restaurant side for a celebratory dinner just before Christmas. In almost every way, the meal was excellent. I started with a nice glass of prosecco and the parmesan souffle,...More

Thank NOmadfolk2
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Outstanding Italian meals. Authentic and very creative menu offering a wide variety menu items. Authentic & creative modern Italian food,and presentation

Thank patrick L
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11 April 2017|
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Response from kp7236 | Reviewed this property |
No they don't
15 November 2016|
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Response from Jaygill3754 | Reviewed this property |
Easy to walk into, but very crowded and hard to navigate inside
Anna W
22 June 2016|
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Response from RCaborn | Reviewed this property |
You need to contact the restaurant to learn if they take reservations. I would guess that they do.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2240 Highland Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205-2922
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +1 205-939-1000
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