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Highlands Bar & Grill

2011 11th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205-2801
+1 205-939-1400
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“venison” (22 reviews)
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
2011 11th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205-2801
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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Great food and service, restaurant is tired needs a make over, it is also very crowded. Seats are not very comfortable. Owners need to stop by Perrys or Ruth Chris for a true dining experance.

Thank John A
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I celebrated her birthday at Highlands in early February. The ambience was delightful and our waiter helped make the evening one to remember. Food was incredible and cocktail menu was a great mixture of classics and house created delights.

1  Thank Sandy H
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Gourmet fare coupled with attentive detail. Presentation added just the right touch of elegance. You will not be disappointed by this restaurant. Add this to your bucket list.

Thank Carolyn P
Reviewed February 25, 2018

We've been trying to get to the Highlands for years, and travel plans finally fell into place. This is a superb restaurant. The service is impeccable, the ambiance classic and the food is just plain fabulous. Our first courses were mixed seafood fry (Red Snapper,...More

Thank chuckiek
Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

every bite of food in this meal was perfect! service was wonderful. no argument with this being the best restaurant in town.

Thank Lisa O
Reviewed February 22, 2018

Excellent food supplemented by excellent service. Since the menu is always changing what we enjoyed may not be available when you visit. For appetizers we had the beef tartine, a mushroom ragu and a beet salad. For entrees we had the sweetbreads and sea bass....More

Thank Alan B
Reviewed February 19, 2018

Perhaps the most underrated restaurant in the United States…. For over 36 years, Chef Frank Stitt and his wife Pardis, head waiter Goren Avery, front of the house men Matt and Brian, and the rest of the staff at Highlands Bar and Grill have been...More

Thank west8009
Reviewed February 4, 2018

I was visiting a friend who worked at the university and he brought me to the Highlands. Great atmosphere, good food awesome service. Great dinner.

Thank Vitor R
Reviewed February 3, 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful evening my husband and I had at Highlands! We were greeted warmly and given 5 star service by Patrick and team. The courses were scrumptious including shrimp cocktail, blood orange salad, swordfish, grouper and homemade ice cream and cookies. We weren’t rushed,...More

Thank Kathy D
Reviewed January 26, 2018

Had a lovely dinner here - at our second attempt. It doesn't open on Sunday when we were last in town. Very 'buzzy' lively atmosphere and wonderful southern style food. Would return if ever we are back in Birmingham. Highly recommended.

Thank Montparnasse71
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Rita of the River
March 20, 2018|
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Response from Sandy H | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant women’s bathroom is up a flight of stairs , and I’m not sure if there is an elevator or an additional downstairs bathroom (I didn’t look for one). I would call the restaurant and ask them.
Mary Ann O
September 1, 2017|
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Response from katyao323 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, definitely!! My in -laws do it for us regularly!!
December 28, 2016|
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Response from 2013teach23 | Reviewed this property |
I agree that business casual is more appropriate.
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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
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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
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