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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)
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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

My wife and I went to Highlands on Veteran's Day evening with her sister and her husband (who have been to the restaurant before). We had reservations (absolutely necessary) and were seated promptly near the front windows (as part of the reservation). Service was prompt...More

1  Thank CheckMan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was wonderful! Beef tarting was very tasty. Grits were flavorful and full bodied. Pan seared version was juicy and not over cooked

Thank V7842AAthomasc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband has wanted to come here for 5 years and we finally made it. The food was spectacular. We started with the butternut Squash soup which was smooth, flavorful and creamy. Next came the prosciutto salad, yum! My husband ordered the braised lamb shank...More

Thank Frenchelle T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food and service was good. Atmosphere was loud as we were seated at door to bar area. Our waiter was attentive.

Thank 2350doreen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

old. comfortable, classy spot for terrific food and an interesting menu and the bar is superb. the service is over the top not intrusive but on the spot

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Saw reviews from others posted here so I decided to check it out. Great oysters, and I had the grits and venison. They were both spectacular. I think it is tough to get a reservation but I sat at the bar surrounded by locals and...More

Thank GU_todd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We eat here every time we come to Birmingham. The food and service never fails to impress. Crab cake beignets were to die for! Absolutely perfect.

Thank liz p
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dawson, our waiter, displayed his abilities and showed why Highlands is such a highly rated restaurant. The food was presented beautifully and very delicious.

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have read about this place for years, and was excited to finally dine here during a recent trip. Service and food selections were outstanding! From the bread, to the grits, to the daily fish selections, to dessert everything was excellent. Can’t wait to dine here...More

Thank Brandon C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you have the money, this delight of a James Beard Award winning restaurant will not disappoint. And save room for desert. A+ service, food quality, and ambiance. I visited four years ago, and again this week, and it was consistent, and delicious. We spent...More

Thank tempscreenname
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Mary Ann O
1 September 2017|
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Response from katyao323 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, definitely!! My in -laws do it for us regularly!!
28 December 2016|
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Response from 2013teach23 | Reviewed this property |
I agree that business casual is more appropriate.
Pamela V
11 July 2016|
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Response from Cam H | Reviewed this property |
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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, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
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
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