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1919 Kentucky Ave, Vestavia Hills, AL 35216
205-824-9030
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • 10
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  • 14
    Very good
  • 5
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Better than average Bar Food

Craving a really good burger we headed to MugShots . The menu options didn't disappoint , but I was surprised at how above and beyond they went from typical bar food . A host of decadent burgers and fries options , accompanied by some really yummy sounding salads . For our first visit we opted to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2015
Shea L
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Pelham, Alabama
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Alabama
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Used to love the burgers here. Not anymore. Now they taste like they use frozen preformed patties (Bubba Burgers come to mind) and other lesser quality ingredients, I feel like they did a bait and switch! The first few years that this location was opened this Mugshots served up pretty much the best burgers in town. They did quite well... More 

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Southside, AL
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39 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

While in Birmingham, my friend who lives there recommended that we go have a burger at Mugshots. They have very unusual burgers on their menu. I had the Will's All American Burger that included a fried egg and bacon in the mix. I didn't opt for the grape jelly option. They really play with flavors - knowing how to make... More 

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Helena, Alabama
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15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Great selection of hamburgers, sandwiches, and beer! Sport TV's for those that need entertainment. Outside dining if desired. LOVE the peanut butter hamburger, onion rings were super HOT OUT THE FRYER!. French fries were some of my favorites!

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Pelham, Alabama
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Craving a really good burger we headed to MugShots . The menu options didn't disappoint , but I was surprised at how above and beyond they went from typical bar food . A host of decadent burgers and fries options , accompanied by some really yummy sounding salads . For our first visit we opted to stay with what they... More 

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Cannock, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

I arrived in the country on Monday afternoon and my friends took me straight out for dinner at mugshots. It lived up to all my American stereo types but I loved it! I had the all American burger and it was huge! The fries it came with were delicious and who would of thought that deep fried pickles would be... More 

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Birmingham
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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

This is a nice sports-bar type place conveniently located off of Hwy 31 in Vestavia Hills. Adult beverages include local/domestic/imported beer (draft and bottled), wine, margaritas, martinis, mojitos, and specialty drinks. Lots of good appetizers such as dill pickle chips, pow pow shrimp, chicken strips/wings, queso dip, and quesadilla roles. If you can’t make your mind up, get the mombo... More 

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Nauvoo, Alabama, United States
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66 reviews 66 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

My family of four ate here in November 2014 on a Saturday during a game. An Alabama football game, that is. It suited us well, since two of the family members were obsessed with watching the game while eating. We had been in town since our son (one of the obsessed) had a chess tournament and this was a great... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

This place is horrible !! All of the burgers are shaped the same, which means they are frozen and formed . The texture is awful and the fact that they charge the prices they do make you believe it is a fresh hand patty like you make at home. This is one of the biggest jokes of a franchise going,... More 

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Overland Park, Kansas
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272 reviews 272 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

I came in on a Sunday for lunch and sat at the bar. The service was ok, but the patty melt was outstanding. The beef was perfectly cooked, there was a little bit of an unexpected spiciness (which was good), and the bun had a little bit of sweetness, almost like a biscuit. Very, very good. The onion rings, which... More 

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Brevard,NC
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I have finally found my perfect hamburger. No franchise. Ate for lunch with wife and a family relative. Owners got the bug to open their own business after spending time in Hawai. This was sirloin steak with onions, peppers and pepper jack cheese on top of a beef patty. The bun was a normal hamburger bun, buttered and toasted. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1919 Kentucky Ave, Vestavia Hills, AL 35216
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Vestavia Hills
  • Phone Number: 205-824-9030

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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