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Satterfield's Restaurant

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American, Seafood, Contemporary
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Satterfield's Restaurant
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3161 Cahaba Heights Rd, Birmingham, AL 35243-5222
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3161 Cahaba Heights Rd, Birmingham, AL 35243-5222 (Briarwood Road)
+1 205-969-9690
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Located in the heart of Cahaba Heights, Satterfield's offers the freshest...
Located in the heart of Cahaba Heights, Satterfield's offers the freshest and best ingredients, a friendly and knowledgeable staff, and an elegant ambiance-ensuring each guest has a memorable experience. Pastry Chef Becky Satterfield opened the restaurant in 2005 with the idea that fine dining doesn't have to be pretentious, but rather should be relaxing for each guest with every possible detail attended.
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Visitor rating
  • 64
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
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
Most recent review
A Pleasant Local Find

We stopped by on the eve of the Iron Bowl after checking into our hotel. We arrived before the restaurant opened but were welcomed into the bar. The décor was nice and the service was outstanding. It had been a long day for us to we simply had a few drinks and appetizers at the bar. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 2, 2014
Kevin S
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Spartanburg, South Carolina
Good for:
  • Fine Dining
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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88 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Spartanburg, South Carolina
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We stopped by on the eve of the Iron Bowl after checking into our hotel. We arrived before the restaurant opened but were welcomed into the bar. The décor was nice and the service was outstanding. It had been a long day for us to we simply had a few drinks and appetizers at the bar. The oysters were really... More 

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

This was my first (but certainly not my last) visit to Satterfields. The knowledgable and delightful team of DeLois and Jennifer offered great suggestions and delivered outstanding service. Jennifer's recommendations were perfect from the appetizers all the way through to the delicious house-made desserts. The Coddled egg was simply amazing and perfectly prepared. The Venison Osso Bucco was out of... More 

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Emerald Coast Florida
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42 reviews 42 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

I selected Satterfields for a business dinner due to other excellent reviews and local's feedback. We were not dissapointed. They called in advance to verify our reservation, our waiter was attentive without being constantly present (Wish I could remember his name), Our food was cooked to perfection with great flavors. Grouper for my guests, and the Tomahawk Porkchop for me.... More 

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Alabama
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

This was our second time dining at Satterfield's. The first time we ate at the bar where the chefs cook in front of you. I made a reservation this time and noted we were celebrating our 5th anniversary and would love to sit there again. When we arrived they sat us right away at the chef bar. They gave us... More 

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Kennett, Missouri
Top Contributor
206 reviews 206 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

It's sad to see such a wonderful restaurant - in the past - decline so much in so little time. Yes, the chef that pushed them to the brink of excellence is gone. Where? They would not say. The new chef lacks the ability to offer imaginative offerings. Yes, the tuna was very good. But I would eat Tuna raw... More 

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Seattle
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We eat here often and are never disappointed. Last week we enjoyed the coddled egg, and charcuterie, salmon, pork and snapper. All done perfectly. This staff goes the extra mile starting with the host and moving to every part of our experience. Our server, Ryan was knowledgable and an asset to our experience. You are missing out if you haven't... More 

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Houston
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

What a great meal! In addition to the shrimp coddled egg appetizer and braised rabbit we also enjoyed the hickory grilled tenderloin. Cooked to perfection....medium rare as it should be. Service could not have been better. We ate in the bar and enjoyed some single malts and for desert a creamy White Russian. A restaurant where you can relax and... More 

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Pawleys Island, South Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Though a native of Bham, I've been away for many years. The food scene there was less than inspiring. My wife and I were delighted to find a restaurant as enjoyable as this. The fritto misto appetizer we shared was okay, but the entrees were superb. Her tenderloin and my rabbit were perfectly prepared! Desserts were in the same category...Crème... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Service was very attentive (and patient). Food was outstanding. Wife stated her snapper was the best she has ever had. My rabbit dish was executed perfectly. I have ordered this same dish other places with much less success. We will be back.

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ft myers
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Sat at chef's counter and watched and chatted with cooks... food was beautifully presented and delicious..

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3161 Cahaba Heights Rd, Birmingham, AL 35243-5222
    (Briarwood Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +1 205-969-9690

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

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

Description

Located in the heart of Cahaba Heights, Satterfield's offers the freshest and best ingredients, a friendly and knowledgeable staff, and an elegant ambiance-ensuring each guest has a memorable experience. Pastry Chef Becky Satterfield opened the restaurant in 2005 with the idea that fine dining doesn't have to be pretentious, but rather should be relaxing for each guest with every possible detail attended.
Open Hours
Monday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?