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Bottega Restaurant

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2240 Highland Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205
205 939 1000
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Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night Food, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 163
    Excellent
  • 56
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best in Birmingham!

Great food, terrific service. One of the 3 best restaurants in Birmingham the other two - chez fon fon and Highlands. All owned and managed by Frank Stitt.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Robin P
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Birmingham, Alabama
via mobile
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Bar scene
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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241 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Birmingham, Alabama
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

Great food, terrific service. One of the 3 best restaurants in Birmingham the other two - chez fon fon and Highlands. All owned and managed by Frank Stitt.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

There are a half a dozen fine restaurants in town where you get the mixture of fine dining, a vibrant atmosphere, good service and the opportunity to dine with some of the city's movers and shakers. This is the place. Whether you choose the more formal dining room side for that quiet, romantic dinner or the more casual side with... More 

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Doncaster
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

Five of us were eating, it was a thank you to long-term friends who'd put us up for a week or more. Well organised front of house, excellent interaction with our waiting staff who KNEW the menu and were able to make informed culinary and wine suggestions. Upsides: The food was some of the best I'd ever tasted anywhere and... More 

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Huntersville, North Carolina
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188 reviews 188 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Have been here for lunch. Looks like a place where the wealthy people from BHM gather for their lunch meetings. The food was absolutely fantastic, a bit pricey for lunch but well worth it. The only downside here is that the bar waiter was not too friendly and wasn't really paying attention to our needs. The food made up for... More 

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Monroe La
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Excellent waitstaff, great Burgers and drinks .Ive never eaten anything that was not good. Totally enjoyed the experience.

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

I found myself at Bottega for a business dinner on May 4, 2015. We had a reservation and were seated immediately. The table was comfortable and our server prompt and polite in asking for our beverage order. I was surprised by the number of customers and how loud and busy the environment was; after all, it was a Monday evening.... More 

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Decatur, Alabama
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92 reviews 92 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

My parents joined us for dinner here celebrating our youngest son's 16th birthday last night. This is our 5th restaurant in B'ham's top 10 to try out this year since our oldest son started college in the city. We have eaten at Highland's, Chez Fon Fon, Satterfield's, and Ocean's. This was the best thus far. Here are the highlights: They... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Among the many accolades I can bestow on this restaurant, the first that comes to mind is consistently outstanding. From the quality of food, the outstanding and professional staff to the atmosphere, Bottega is truly a wonderful experience. Whether on the cafe side or the restaurant, we always have a great time. Highly recommended!

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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We love to go back to Birmingham and eat at Bottega! Love their wood fired Pizza's, Chicken Scallopine and Mac & Cheese. Best of all is the "Orange Thing" Martini! They are delicious! It is a fun evening out! We always make time to go there!

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93 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

Phenomenal salads, delicious pizzas or entrees. All are absolutely superb. Do not miss the polenta appetizer! A winner!! The chardonnay of the house is made especially for Bottega restaurant and a perfect paring choice. Excellent choice for a great meal. Service outstanding.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2240 Highland Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: 205 939 1000

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 35
  • Cuisine: International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Good for: Doing business, Bar scene, Special occasions, Romantic, Entertaining clients
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

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