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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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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Fri 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Good for:
Fine Dining
Romance
Bar scene
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 249
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Perfection in Gastronomy

One of the best meal I have ever had. Perfect orchestration on presentation and taste. Superb service and phenomenal ambience. An "A" plus all the way. Can't edit to return.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
Kelly R
via mobile
Good for:
  • Fine Dining
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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301 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Top Contributor
108 reviews 108 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW via mobile

One of the best meal I have ever had. Perfect orchestration on presentation and taste. Superb service and phenomenal ambience. An "A" plus all the way. Can't edit to return.

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Destin, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

Perfectly Fantastic Experience, Food, & Wine!!! My husband and I were visiting Birmingham for surgery and anted to go to a local delicious place to ear and were recommended this restaurant. SO HAPPY! The food, service, server, and atmosphere was ON POINT!!!! WILL RECOMMEND THIS TO EVBERYONE.

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Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW via mobile

This was a very nice meal and the service was particularly good. I had the asparagus to start followed by the lamb. Both were very enjoyable. I understand this is meant to be one of the best restaurants in the US and has had this nomination already several times. While I found the food very good, I however really cannot... More 

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Highlands Bar & Grill is by far, in our opinion. the BEST restaurant in Birmingham for fine dining. It has become our "go to" restaurant for all special occasions and to entertain special guests. Frank Stitt and company make the entire dining experience one of pleasure and indulgence for all the senses. The menu is both elegant and yet somehow... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

My wife and I recently celebrated our anniversary at Highlands. As usual, chef Frank Stitt never disappoints. We started off with the seafood brochette and the grits. Both were wonderful and highly recommend by our server Tabitha. For the main course my wife had the chicken breast and thigh and I had the leg of lamb. The chicken was perfectly... More 

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North Alabama
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We've never eaten at this top ranked restaurant but the four of us decided it was a special place to go and celebrate a triple birthday. We were met by the maitre 'd who pointed us to the bar where the other couple had been enjoying the atmosphere and libations. After a few minutes of good times were were seated.... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I tend to treat myself well when it comes to food and wine (If I do 't do it- who will?). So on a recent business trip to Birmingham AL in the United States I was compelled to follow a suggestion from a local business partner. Very nice place. As soon you get in your are greeted with elegance by... More 

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Birmingham Al
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

This is always a favorite of mine. Great food and caring staff. Never had a disappinting meal here. Enjoy meeting friends here or a special night out with my better alf

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Birmingham, Alabama
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Food is always good.Service also good. Very expensive but appropriately priced. I do not believe it is the best but still very good and definitely worth going.

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Birmingham, Alabama
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

My son took me to Highlands Bar & Grill to celebrate my 60th birthday. The menu options were original and very delicious.

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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 - 50

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?