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Highlands Bar & Grill

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2011 11th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205-2801 (20th Street South)
+1 205-939-1400
16:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Fri 16:00 - 22:00
Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Carolina, Puerto Rico
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480 reviews
238 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Every time I'm working in Birmingham, I'll eat here. I went first to Chez Fon Fon but it was a 35 minute wait. I walked next door to the Highlands and got a high seat on the end of the bar immediately!!.. Great pinot to start and then a lovely girl sitting beside me recommended the lemon drop martini!!! It... More 

Thank gary c
Birmingham, Alabama
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took my husband for his birthday and we were blown away by the service and food! We will definitely be back!

Thank lovelaughter82
Birmingham, Alabama
Level Contributor
9 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great waiter he was very knowledgable about about Gluten-Free options at Highland. However, very old building, and very small space to eat. Make sure you have a reservation.

Thank aliceandmichael
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highlands Bar & Grill deserves its reputation. The meals, whatever one orders, is consistently well done. If you only have time for one dining experience in Birmingham, make it Highlands.

Thank Joey K
Birmingham, Alabama
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Frank Stitt studied the art of dining and cooking in France and Italy and that has translated to perfection in Birmingham

1 Thank donhawkins
Birmingham, Alabama
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Outstanding food and service. This award winning restaurant has always been top notch. Be sure and make reservations but can sometimes eat in bar area last minute.

Thank jeanbE1727WL
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Atmosphere, service, drinks and food are ALL amongst the best that you'll ever find anywhere! The Highlands is truly a place where you completely unwind, enjoy the best foods and drinks anywhere and enjoy the warm hospitality and atmosphere that the south has to offer! Not pretentious at all but rather inviting and friendly. An unique place where you can... More 

Thank kipnbama
Birmingham, Alabama
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When I was interviewing for a job in Bham two decades ago, I was taken for the obligatory dinner at Highlands. Over the years it's reputation hasn't diminished, although it is not my most favorite place. Service generally lovely. Bathrooms must be visited. And the single best item on the menu is the appetizer - baked grits. The recipe is... More 

Thank Susan S
Birmingham, Alabama
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

5 stars - A real treat for anyone traveling to Birmingham, Alabama. I can not even begin to choose a favorite course but the ceviche really made an impression.

Thank KMM153
Birmingham, Alabama
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Been eating there since the first week it opened & have never had anything other than a superb meal delivered with impeccable service. There's a reason that Frank Stitt has been a James Beard Finalist 8 years running and it's called "consistent excellence". We are fortunate to live in a city with a very vibrant and rapidly expanding culinary scene.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$50 - US$50
American, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, 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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?