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Highlands Bar & Grill

2011 11th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205-2801
+1 205-939-1400
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
2011 11th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205-2801
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Outstanding service by Connor, 25yrs veteran that sets the bar in experienced bar service. And the food? Just as good as Connor's service & recommendations. The Chicken Liver appetizer with crawfish & asparagus ragout'? Unbelievable. Halibut? Incredible as well. Did I mention the desert? Banana...More

Thank michaelbU740HE
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited with friends for a celebration. We shared two appetizers between the 4 of us and they were especially good. The entrees were nice and well prepared but not wow for the price.The service was excellent and overall the evening was enjoyable.

Thank Texmission
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed very good food and cocktails on the patio with party of 4. Service is very nice. Self parking rough but valet is offered ?free. I know its a Birmingham local fave. I go about every 3rd visit to the city. Have always eaten on...More

Thank ret2roam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Since moving to Atlanta, folks have said I need to go to the Highlands so the bar was set pretty high. We had a wonderful experience. The ambience, food and service were all very good. A special shoutout for the grits. They have a great...More

Thank Roy D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Haven't been to Bham for awhile In town for meetings No reservation just dropped in and sat at bar Service ....the best Food always top notch...beyond compare Stitt still hitting it out of the park Wines by the glass unique but great

Thank r s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was good but not the best I've had for the price I paid. The appetizers were wonderful and I was craving more ceviche at work the next day. My entree however was no fireworks and amazingness that people ensured it would be. It...More

Thank Phili88
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Very nice in every way. Good service and atmosphere. The vibe was upscale and classic. Great menu and drinks too. I had pork schnitzel and it was perfect. Corn bread muffins were outstanding. You will be pleased with all aspects of this restaurant.

Thank vermontresidents
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

I found the restaurant noisy and the food somewhat disappointing. Among appetizers, the beef carpaccio is a winner but the fried oysters and crawfish beignets didn't impress. A trout special entree was fine but not especially memorable. On the hand, Frank's cake, a sponge with...More

Thank spencerusa
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Impeccable service and thoughtfully prepared food made our evening at Highlands a real treat. The waiters clearly know and respect the chef's intentions and do a good job explaining and conveying the nuances of any item on the menu we cared to know more about....More

Thank Peggy M
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Visiting Birmingham, I dined here with colleagues for the first time. Very professional staff who know the menu and wines well. All our meals and starters were excellent - this would be a great place for a special occasion.

Thank Fuzby
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What is the dress. Are jeans ok?
28 December 2016|
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Response from 2013teach23 | Reviewed this property |
I agree that business casual is more appropriate.
Pamela V
How soon can I make a reservation for the evening of September 28? My sisters and our husbands are having a reunion in Birmingham where we lived years ago. Love this restaurant
11 July 2016|
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Response from Susan C | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but I would go ahead & call to see
Lilia B
Is this restaurant kid friendly, 3,5,7,9 years old for grandparents 50th wedding anniversary dinner party? LB
3 June 2016|
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Response from ArgusD | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the 1st response. I’d call the restaurant, if you are serious. It would not be a place I would go for my group 50th anniversary unless we would rent Highlands for a private party. The children would have to be... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$50 - US$50
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2011 11th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205-2801
    (20th Street South)
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +1 205-939-1400
  • E-mail