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Italian, Wine Bar
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721 Broadway St, Birmingham, AL 35209-6209
+1 205-871-9622
17:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Mon - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
Wed - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

That's the place for an authentic Italian dining with pasta, veal chops, penne a la vodka and more. You can also eat in the well furnished wine bar/cellar located behind the restaurant; it is small but quaint. Always a wait, but worth it.

Thank Romano S
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Outstanding food. The space is a bit cramped...but that is a direct result of just how good the food is. Getting a reservation can be tricky, but the experience is worth the effort. Do yourself a favor - order the Penne Vodka w/Pancetta. Other dishes will entice, but this one is a "can't miss". Benvenuto!

Thank Pinecity
Cowan Heights
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was taken here on business trip by some associates. Menu looked like average Italian restaurant, but wait for the specials! I had duck leg on gumbo and rice. Other non-Italian dish specials. Wine list full of excellent choices that were very affordable priced. Big name wines at well below expected prices. Wait staff was professional, attentive and fun.

Thank CBeam
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Restaurant is great, fabulous food. We have had to wait a long time, but it is worth the wait. Parking has been improved greatly, so not an issue anymore. If you want a great Italian experience then this is the place. Staff is friendly, know their business.

Thank Heather D
Birmingham, Alabama
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Girls birthday lunch today and we all ordered different entrees...the food was great! Good thing we had reservations because place was packed.

Thank yhwildflower
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

It was a lucky google search that brought us in and so thankful it did!! We had no reservations and they ask us to go around back to the Wine Cellar, what WONDERFUL food and fun atmosphere ❤

Thank Lana F
Ashville, Ohio
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31 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

I have eaten here 7 times In the last year and I believe they are in then top 5 Italian restaurants that I have ever eaten in. I had the veal chop special and it was cooked perfectly. The fiocchi is a must try, defiantly the best I have ever eaten. Previously I have had the bone in veal Parmesan... More 

Thank John P
Birmingham, Alabama
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37 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

We chose to celebrate our wedding anniversary at GianMarco's. The experience started out on the wrong foot when we were told on arrival that we were "required to valet park". The parking attendant further told us that it was so they could park cars really close together to accommodate more people. The waiter totally brushed it off when we expressed... More 

Thank KarenCata
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Our family met at Ross bridge for an early Christmas present to each other and Gianmarco's was one of two restaurants we wanted to go to. Wonderful experience, a little too crowded- but I had fun talking to my "neighbors" and them telling me what to order! Our waiter was the best- easy, funny and on top of things. He... More 

Thank grtrossini
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28 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

This is my son's and daughter-in-law's favorite restaurant in Birmingham. They eat there at least once a month. This was our first time, and we look forward to going back the next time we visit them. They favor the wine bar in the back rather than the main dining room. It's more casual with seating both inside and out. They... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Wine Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 721 Broadway St, Birmingham, AL 35209-6209
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +1 205-871-9622

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