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Bottega Restaurant

2240 Highland Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205
205 939 1000
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Ranked #3 of 875 Restaurants in Birmingham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $35
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: International
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
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  • English first
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English first
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

My boyfriend made a reservation for my on OpenTable. He made a note on the reservation that it was my bday (never mentioned by anyone, somewhat disappointing) and if we could have a booth. We arrived at probably 5:23 for a 5:30pm reservation. We were told to have a seat at the bar while we wait. We both ordered a... More 

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88 reviews 88 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Who’s the fairest of them all? I don’t believe Bottega really wants to ask that question quite yet, for while it’s a very good restaurant, there are flaws. Service tries a little too hard and is just a bit out of step. Serving size runs small. And perhaps most off-putting is that there is a pretentiousness to the restaurant and... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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71 reviews 71 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

What a wonderful dining experience in Birmingham. Who Knew? We arrived early and took one of the little over half dozen seats at the bar. One perfectly poured cocktail, interesting conversation from the bartender and socializing with the only others at the bar was a fantastic start to the evening. We learned about the history of the building and the... More 

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Huntsville, Alabama
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Bottega has a nice atmosphere and we were greeted by a nice hostess and our waiter was pleasant. They did seem to be out of a bunch of things we tried to order, such as their homemade pickles and tiramisu. My veggie pizza was good (not great) and my mixed drink was very yummy.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Six of us celebrated the closing of 2014 with the scheduled dinner at Bottega. The choices were varied, proportions appropriate for a multi-course meal, and the presentation was appetizing. My choice of Guinea hen was perfect. Very nicely seasoned, tender, and the accompaning sides were flavorful. I do, however feel that the desserts at Bottega are the weakest offerings. Pastries... More 

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Glen Burnie, Maryland
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150 reviews 150 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We were part of a group of 8 people that ate lunch at Bottega's. The restaurant is very accomodating, service was excellent, taff is very friendly. Best of all the menu is quite varied and the food is delicious. Prices are reasonable. Only problem we noted is that it is very popular at lunch time which leads to a very... More 

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Crane Hill, Alabama, United States
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111 reviews 111 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 via mobile

stopped by for birthday lunch..so bust, we wound up eating at the counter, which was fine for two people and they took good care of us! I went with a classic, chicken scallopini and it was wonderfully buttery and lemony. We could have shared it, I could not finish it. The accompanying salad was a perfect counterpoint..crisp and tart against... More 

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57 reviews 57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Every year our supper club selects a restaurant to venture out to during the Christmas holidays. This year we chose one of Frank Stitt's phenomenal restaurants, Bottega. I am quite partial to Highland's Bar and Grill's French-infused menu, but Bottega's Italian inspired dishes were equally delicious! Our party of 10 were accommodated for with ease and quickly served our drinks... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I went to Bottega for our 31st anniversary dinner. It was the first time that we had been. They did not disappoint. The service was outstanding. I had the veal which was great. My wife had the oxtail, it was great. So was the Parmesan souffle' and dessert. Would highly recommend for a special evening.

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nashville, tn
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39 reviews 39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We enjoyed a late lunch on a Saturday and our server was wonderful. He had a delightful personality and was really funny. He really knew the menu well and we are glad we trusted his opinion. We had the Italian sandwich and it was wonderful. We also had the fish of the day and it was equally good. It was... More 

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Additional Information about Bottega Restaurant

Address: 2240 Highland Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205
Phone Number: 205 939 1000
Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham
Open Hours:
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 35
Cuisine: International

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