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Highlands Bar & Grill

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Tue, 7/16
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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FROM THE OYSTER BAR:‎
Oysters on the Half Shell (1/2 Dz.)
Pocomoke (Me) Delaware Bay (Nj)
18.00
White Stone / James River / Little Wicomico / Sewansecott (Va)
14.00
Fresh Gulf Shrimp Cocktail with Old-Fashioned Cocktail Sauce
55.00
Guadalupe Special
11.00
Today's Libation: Blueberry Bramble
APPETIZER‎
12.00
Tomato Gazpacho
Marinated jumbo lump crabmeat, cucumbers, basil and olive oil
12.00
Beef Carpaccio
Shaved parmesan, arugula and horseradish sauce
10.00
Stone Ground Baked Grits
Country‎ ham, mushrooms, fresh thyme and parmesan
12.00
Richard Olney's Eggplant Gratin
Sauce provençale, stone hollow goat cheese and basil
16.00
Crab and Lobster Salad
Grilled corn, paradise farm basil and blistered tomatoes
12.00
Fried Snapper Throats
Basil aïoli and arugula
14.00
Heirloom Tomato Salad
Stone hollow goat cheese, cucumbers, and pink eyed pea vinaigrette
10.00
Mixed Green Salad
Paradise farm romano beans, “just dug” new potatoes, bulb onions, farm egg and mustard vinaigrette
MAIN COURSE‎
29.00
Chicken Piccata
Breadcrumbs, lemon supremes, capers, vermouth and herbs
28.00
Grilled Duck Breast
Corn and pea cake with blueberry, cherry and sorghum gastrique
32.00
Picnic at the Beach
Grilled‎ lobster tail and butter poached claw, mussels, clams and corn on the cob
30.00
Greg Abrams’ Red Snapper
Fingerling potatoes and pole beans with cucumber and cherry tomato relish
30.00
Pan - Seared Scallops
Olive relish with charred corn, okra and marjoram
32.00
Veal Paillard
Yellow squash gratin with onions, parsley, parmesan and breadcrumbs
29.00
Jamison Farm Leg of Lamb
Ratatouille with rustic basil pesto
38.00
Prime Ny Strip
Corn pudding, roasted harvest farm okra and board dressing
28.00
Creekstone Farms Hanger Steak
Harvest farm confit potatoes, tuscan kale and olive oil
PRICE RANGE
$50 - $50
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
American
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went here for a business dinner. Wine selection was good. All courses of the meal were outstanding. The only complaint I had was when I politely asked for a black napkin ( I was wearing Navy), the server made a snippy comment “ oh are...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really enjoyed the evening. The staff made you feel special. Dinner was really good. Noise level made it a little hard to have a conversation but that’s the only reason I didn’t give 5 stars ⭐️

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Southern C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Highlands truly earns its reputation here in the city. It is so quaint and unassuming, but truly one of the best dining experiences in Birmingham. The service staff is always delighted to serve, knowledgable about the menu, and fun to deal with. The food is...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Eryka P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hadn't been here in years, but was in town for the night and stopped in at the bar fairly early and enjoyed the hospitality and a superb meal. Bluepoint oysters very good, as was the soup of the day, but the seared snapper with crab...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank dudley010
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Siqnce it is so difficult to get in, eat at the bar! The bartenders are great, and food is greater! Make no excuses, this place is the upper tier for the entire world. I know-

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank davidb0814
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Get the tuna! Great service and great food at this historic Birmingham establishment. Great menu and drinks.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank mdconn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just fantastic. Everytime I come here. It is exactly what I expect. The food is creative, and appealing in presentation and taste. The service is always top notch! Just go!👍👍

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank marksX417XX
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for an incredible dining experiencing in Birmingham, Alabama look no more. This is it. Impeccable all the way around. The waitstaff is amazingly friendly and down to earth. The food is a bit of heaven on earth. Sometimes hard to get...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank EislerFan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There’s a reason that Frank Stitt is known as The Godfather of southern cuisine. Food is always outstanding and service is impeccable. The Beard award for best restaurant in America is well deserved.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Everett H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived early without reservations on a Friday nite and were accommodated at the bar. Incentive, creative menu of fresh ingredients. Squash blossom appetizer was delicious . Duck was perfectly cooked . Excellent attentive service

Date of visit: June 2019
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williamscottbaker
November 11, 2018|
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Response from Leighanne D | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can. I ordered 2 for thanksgiving!
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SanAnnNan
September 18, 2018|
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Response from tbasco99 | Reviewed this property |
Christmas Eve 2018 falls on a Monday. All 4 of Frank Stitt’s restaurants are closed on Sundays and Mondays whether it’s a holiday or not, so this year they will definitely be closed. I highly recommend a visit on another... More
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Former_Hotelier240
June 7, 2018|
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Response from Meander5 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can eat at the bar and it does not require reservation
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