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Bottega Restaurant

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

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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
Top quality service and atmosphere........Meals to perfection!!!!!

Bottega has both a Restaurant (more formal) and a cafe (more laid back).......food is of equal quality......your preference on atmosphere.......I prefer the Cafe.......some of the best food and service I have ever had.......I just like the more relaxed atmosphere......both have valet parking......a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
rxdeloach
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Birmingham, Alabama
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Bar scene
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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Birmingham, Alabama
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Bottega has both a Restaurant (more formal) and a cafe (more laid back).......food is of equal quality......your preference on atmosphere.......I prefer the Cafe.......some of the best food and service I have ever had.......I just like the more relaxed atmosphere......both have valet parking......a true Treasure for Birmingham......you will not be disappointed!!!!!!.......David

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Birmingham, Alabama
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Frank Stitt never disappoints. His restaurants including, Chez Fon Fon and Highlands Bar and Grill meet Bottega's standards. Always a fun place to people watch and enjoy fresh dishes with a creative twist. Their olive oil and bread are to die for. Absolutely my favorite place to go for lunch! Valet parking available!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Nice atmosphere............not fussy or formal,Outside great for relacking meal.Wine especially good,great service, good food.Wonderful that it is open on Monday nights.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

We have enjoyed the dining room for almost 3 decades. The last 8 years have not been their best. It still is a great place to enjoy lunch or dinner but missing that wow factor we enjoyed so much before. Just not as "special" and white glove top notch. The service is not as stellar as years past. One thing... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

When going out for an evening the one thing that can make or break the event is just the attitude of the employees. From the moment we walked in we had a very pleasant evening. We had reserved on OpenTable and when we requested an outside table instead of inside, our request was quickly met. Our waitress was so helpful... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

great Italian food in a great building have never had a bad meal here and the staff is great reservations suggested !

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015 via mobile

I spoke this dining experience up to my Father, who was visiting from Atlanta...I hadn't been in quite some time after traveling extensively through Europe, mainly Germany and Italy. I expected greatness. First the menu was...dismal. Nothing real appealing, everyone in the party turned the menu over expecting to see more. I had the Spaghetti with Calabrian sauce and crab... More 

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Hoover, AL
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We dined at Bottega on May 22nd which was our 45th wedding anniversary. I made reservations 2 weeks ahead of the date. We arrived a little early and was promptly seated. The roses I had ordered were on the table. My wife ordered the wygu steak and I had the lamb porterhouse chops. Everything was wonderful! We both had the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

We drop in to the Bottega cafe. Superb light menu and the best green apple martinis south of Bethany Beach DE's Parkway

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

We went to this "unique " restaurant in Birmingham during my visit to the city .We waited quite a long time for a table at the bar drinking a good prosecco and enjoying the nice presence of the barmen . when finally the table was ready they brought us to another section , the building which it is supposed to... 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 to $35
Cuisine: International

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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 to $35
  • Cuisine: International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Good for: Special occasions, Doing business, Bar scene, 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?