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Highlands Bar & Grill

2011 11th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205-2801
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Ranked #1 of 907 restaurants in Birmingham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $50 - $50
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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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223 reviews from our community

94% Recommend
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English first
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We ate at this highly regarded restaurant for our wedding anniversary this year. It had been several years since we'd been here and in the meantime, we had tried other high end restaurants for special meals. From now on we'll just go back to Highlands Bar and Grill. The meal, service and atmosphere are all outstanding. It's pricey, but worth... More

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Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014 via mobile

We tried to get a reservation a year ago while visiting and were not successful. This time we were determined and sat at the bar. Great experience and the bar staff did an excellent job taking care of our every need. The cocktails.... Wow... Wonderfully prepared and tasty. We ordered dinner and had fired oysters, the vegetable entree and the... More

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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Frank Stitt and Highland Bar and Grill have been nominated for. James Beard award for years and there is a reason...it is amazing. The service, the food and the atmosphere is all awarding winning.

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LaGrange, Georgia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

My wife and I went back to Highland for the first time in several years. We are not local residents. The food and service were excellent. The server had not been there long but was on top of everything from knowing details about the entire menu, wine selection to making sure we were taken care of and anticipating what we... More

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Top Contributor
181 reviews 181 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Our long time waiter has decided to change his locale and has moved to LA (California not lower Alabama) Good luck to you in your new adventure. For those new to town or from out of town, this is as good as it gets anywhere in the U.S. Frank Stitt is amazing, Pardus his wife is amazing and the restaurant... More

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Tuscaloosa, AL
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72 reviews 72 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

My husband and I recently enjoyed a first meal at Highlands Bar and Grill for our 31st anniversary. My long wait to eat here paid off - first rate all the way! Our meal was wonderful - service, drink, food and total experience were all top notch. I enjoyed the drink suggestions made by our server, Ryan, and I appreciated... More

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Returned here in May 2014 and had another pleasant experience. The service is wonderful without being to pushy. The food came in pretty quick and cooked to meet my standards. I'm coming back here when I'm in town again!

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Birmingham, Alabama
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Had dinner there with friends- it was awesome! The food,cocktails and ambience was perfect. Disappointed we could no longer order dessert from FF

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Birmingham, Alabama
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82 reviews 82 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Details are what sets this place apart. Impeccable dishes, unique and amazing with service that will be seen no where else. This is THE place for fine dining. Never disappointed with any entree and the martinis are incredible.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

All of our expectations were fulfilled. Visitors should put on their schedule as we did. The departures article does the restaurant justice. It was exceptional. Enjoy!!!!

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