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Bottega Restaurant

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2240 Highland Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205-2922
+1 205-939-1000
11:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Birmingham, Alabama
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147 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Truthfully, I prefer the Cafe side but you must do the formal now and then. I had the snapper and it was absolutely divine and spun like no-one else. The wine list goes on forever so you'll never be disappointed. For a special event, which this was, or just a cut above everything else, this is your place. Mr. Stitt... More 

Thank daveandmarilee
Birmingham, Alabama
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For those who have heard of Frank Stitt, nothing else needs to be said. For those who haven't, let me assure you that will enjoy your visit to this beautiful, quaint building with such wonderful ambiance. The mood is set before you have your first wonderful bite. Try the dining side for a more formal, intimate affair (dinner only) or... More 

Thank aovt
Birmingham, Alabama
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been before and have always had a great experience. This time my husband's parents were visiting from out-of-state. They had a fabulous time and raved about the food and the staff. They were so polite and helpful. It was another great experience with wonderful food and service.

Thank Whit611
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49 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for Girls Night with a party of 7. We were seated right away. The waiter was very nice and service was always timely. With that said, I ordered the crab cake. It was 22$ and just one, it was a decent size but it was overcooked. Such a shame to do that with lump crab meat. I will... More 

Thank MrsTingle
Mountain Brook, Alabama
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderful dinner at Bottega Restaurant. Food and service were great! I ordered a Highland's Martini sent it for a remake the first time and should have sent it back the second time. I'm not a Highland's Martini rookie. We're long term patrons and always order the same drink. The recipe is in the cookbook maybe someone should show it... More 

Thank Stuart R
Marietta, Georgia, United States
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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I went there for lunch in the bar. It's busy, noisy, the food and drinks are wonderful and so is the inventive and delicious food. Oh, I almost forgot the service. The staff is professional, informative and always near to help. Next time in Birmingham, we'll go for dinner. We can't wait.

Thank Cam H
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In 15 years, I have never had a bad meal at Bottega. I prefer the more laid back cafe side, but both sides are great. The pizza, chips, burgers, chicken scaloppini and macaroni and cheese add chicken is phenomenal.

Thank Kathy S
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful building, white tablecloths and warm, cozy atmosphere. Blood orange martini was delicious. Appetizers included fried oysters, pizza and shrimp salad, all excellent. Followed up with salad, ravioli, pheasant with winter veggies and a to die for strawberry tart. Very attentive staff and eye catching presentation. Can't wait to go back!

Thank Purely Whimsica... B
Birmingham, Alabama
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Fun and casual or fancy dining, you pick the side of the restaurant but the same great kitchen.!!Go for lunch and dinner.

1 Thank donhawkins
Bessemer, Alabama
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51 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Awesome place for drinks and eats on a semi-casual level, don't forget to try one of the "Orange Thangs" at tha bar... ;-)

Thank wvlngth10

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$35
Italian, American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?