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Bottega Restaurant

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2240 Highland Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205-2922
205 939 1000
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Birmingham, Alabama
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When the weather's nice, there are few better spots in Birmingham than the patio at Bottega Cafe. I enjoy the more quaint cousin of Bottega, the Cafe, than the traditional Bottega Restaurant. There is an awesome bar with hipster bartenders and bespoke drink recipes. The flatbreads/ pizzas are great appetizers, which we enjoyed immensely. The place is usually very crowded... More 

Thank uawade
Birmingham, Alabama
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40 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Professional service and fabulous Italian food. Always made to feel special. Good wine selection. Never disappoint.

Thank MRCN
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320 reviews
252 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

Always top notch service and food. Creative menu with sprinkling of their classics. Loud and crowded. Make reservations for the dining room, just walk up to the Bistro.

Thank ben-jam-in-done-that
Birmingham, Alabama
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

This is one of Frank Stitts restaurants so of course it's fantastic. He has a way of melding different flavors together making the side dishes delicious!

Thank Joan B
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51 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Excellence without pretension. European setting and foodie perfection. Sit outside on a nice night. The left corner booth in the back is the most romantic.

Thank Stephanie S
Birmingham, Alabama
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Excellent service from "Fran, Jr." Frito misto appetizer could make a light meal. Lamb chops don't get any better. Strange combination of figs and eggplant missed the mark, but the Parmesan souffle was fine. A great way to celebrate our anniversary.

Thank Culinaryscribe
Birmingham, Alabama
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Always a great meal and service. One of Chef Frank Stitz's Birmingham gems. An ever changing menu that always pleases.

Thank tgrx2fit
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41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

Frank Stitz's signature restaurant is worth the money. Nicely done pompano, sweetbreads and the best herb-infused olive oil, prepared on premises. The service was impeccable, and gracious. My partner is not easy to please with his drink preferences, and it wasn't an issue. Love the high ceilings, food presentation, and warm hospitality.

Thank Kris M
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43 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

On a friends recommendation we booked reservation for special dinner with daughter who had recently moved to Birmingham. Restaurant was not very busy for Thursday night 7:30 pm which was nice as we did not have to contend with a lot of noise and could enjoy the meal in peace. Service was top notch. Politely described specials, descriptions of menu... More 

Thank Kasu17
Provo, Utah
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202 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

I had dinner on a business trip at both The Highlands Bar & Grill in Birmingham, and here at Bottega—both of which are owned by the famous chef Frank Stitt. They were equally great. Preparations are thoughtful and creative. Two of the things I loved most were the Parmesan Soufflé with Mushrooms and the Shakshuka appetizer. Service was attentive and... More 

Thank Jack H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $35
Italian, American, International
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2240 Highland Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205-2922
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: 205 939 1000

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?