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Highlands Bar & Grill

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2011 11th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205-2801 (20th Street South)
205-939-1400
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Monday
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Hours:
Tue - Fri 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Dessert, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 9
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Still the number 1

The meal was served very professionally. It looked great, as always. It is always a pleasure to drive to southside and visit Highlands Bar and Grill

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
Jerry G
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Birmingham, Alabama
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The meal was served very professionally. It looked great, as always. It is always a pleasure to drive to southside and visit Highlands Bar and Grill

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Not just in the top 3 restaurants in Birmingham, it's truly one of the best restaurants in the country. The food is amazing and the space is classic. While the prices are high it's certainly not on the same price level as fine dining in New York or similar.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Always a great meal in a lovely setting. Just a little loud later in the evening so go early if you want to talk over your meal.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Highlands is always a delight and we never leave disappointed. One of our favorites! Fresh local produce is featured during the summertime, and their heirloom tomato salad does not disappoint!

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Birmingham, Alabama
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Great food and ambience. Service second to none. A gem that's always dependable for a fabulous experience and meal.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Delicious formal dining- an elegant experience easily customizable with a quick call to the staff during the day. Attentive staff, cultured clientele. This is a wonderful place to take someone whom you want to impress.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This is Frank Stitt's original restaurant, and it remains the best in Birmingham. I've eaten at many fine dining restaurants in many big cities, and Highlands is right up there with the best. I've never had a dining experience here that was less than phenomenal.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I have visited Highlands many times. I have found if you want a fine place to dine, this is the place. The atmosphere is very quant. The waitress/waiters are very helpful and give you their full attention. Their menu has a wide variety of dishes, whether you want steaks or seafood they serve it all. And Oh My God, the... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

You need to eat here. It has been a Birmingham institution for many years for a reason... excellent food and great service.

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Talladega, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We eat at the Highlands Bar and Grill, Chef Frank Stitt's first effort, regularly. He has two other restaurants in the same neighborhood but this is clearly the best. The menu is almost exclusively locally/regionally sourced and every major dish is prepared fresh. The wine list ix, as one would expect, extensive and has some very pricey selections BUT when... 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 to $50

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2011 11th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205-2801
    (20th Street South)
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: 205-939-1400

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $50 to $50

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?