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Highlands Bar & Grill

2011 11th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205-2801
205-939-1400
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Ranked #1 of 864 Restaurants in Birmingham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $50 - $50
Hours:
Tue - Fri 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: 20th Street South
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English first
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262 reviews 262 reviews
239 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

I have read about this place for a couple years, so had to go when I was in Birmingham on business. I ate at the bar, which they beer and wine prices are a little high. I had the pork dish the the favors was good, just the pork was not as tender as I expected. The breads they serve... More

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Toledo, Ohio
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100 reviews 100 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW via mobile

Three of us arrived without a reservation at about 6:15 pm for dinner Tues night. We were promptly seated with a one-page selection of daily dishes. I ordered my customary: Grey Goose martini shaken "until it gives up the rent!" It came perfectly prepared, but in a filled to the brim, but very small martini glass. I was delighted to... More

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Laramie, Wyoming
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34 reviews 34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014 via mobile

A local friend told me that Highlands was second only to a NY City restaurant in some sort of judging or poll. While it is very good and has an imaginative French based menu I can't rate it anyplace close to that position. My wife started with an interesting mixed green salad, one green was quite bitter and spicy, lightly... More

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Eatonton, Georgia
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102 reviews 102 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Mutual friends said Highlnd Bar & Grill was their top restaurant pick in Birmingham. Can see why. Great location, diverse menu, very well trained staff. The soft shell crabs were the best I have ever had over a bed of stone ground grits. This was complimented by a very robust wine list. Will return on our next trip to Bham.

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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

For our anniversary dinner, my husband and I ate dinner at Highlands Bar & Grill. Of course, we knew it would be amazing. We started off with a bottle of Cote Du Rhone to drink, and enjoyed the Stone Ground Baked Grits as an appetizer. Very good. Because our waiter knew it was our anniversary, he shared with us that... More

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Marietta, Georgia
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132 reviews 132 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Highlands Bar & Grill was featured in Departures magazine in spring 2014, which gave me the desire to visit for dinner. We had the chance to visit Birmingham from Atlanta in August - so I eagerly made a reservation for me and my husband, to celebrate my birthday. Service is impeccable. The menu choices are very interesting, and feature local... More

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Birmingham, Alabama
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The meal, service, and atmosphere were all excellent. In my opinion, (perhaps not worth much) this is one of the best restaurants in Birmingham. If you have a chance for lunch or dinner, I would recommend considering this restaurant. Very good.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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8 reviews 8 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Always a wonderful time and excellent food. We always take out of town guest here. Everyone is impressed with the inventive menu .

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

My wife and I have been to Highlands twice now and both times have been above and beyond anything we could of expected. She had the snapper and I had the lamb and both were outstanding. Be sure to book your reservation 2-3+ weeks in advance because it fills up quick!

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Highlands has a long and distinguished history of superb dining quality and that continues. From the bar choices to the appetizers, entrees and wine list and then deserts....it's all top quality and every bit of it rivals the best anywhere. One can only marvel at the consistency and usually the simple but sophisticated flavors. New takes on old classic southern... More

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Additional Information about Highlands Bar & Grill

Address: 2011 11th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205-2801
Phone Number: 205-939-1400
Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham
Open Hours:
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 50 - 50

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