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Highlands Bar & Grill

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2011 11th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205-2801 (20th Street South)
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Tue - Fri 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Richmond, Virginia
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73 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Make sure you plan ahead, this place if really good. However, most night you need a reservation. Best waiter is Patrick.

Thank tracingthings
Sylacauga, Alabama
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I, along with another couple, had a 3-course dinner meal here during Restaurant Week. The service staff was attentive and helpful in making suggestions for drinks and food. I had a Bibb lettuce salad with Cabot cheddar cheese, the sunburst trout with pink-eyed peas, rice pilaf and pickled pepper beurre blanc. The trout was perfectly cooked. For... More 

Thank Elizabeth C
Savannah, GA
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55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Another fabulous restaurant by one of America's greatest chefs! Most anything you order will be cooked to your specifications! Sit back and enjoy the scene!

Thank Savannahgranny
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Highlands and Frank Stitt have been an institution in the South for decades...James Beard winner, but that's just scratching the surface....excellent food, even better service! I like the Bar side, but the Dining Room is great too....just a bit more formal. You can't go wrong with anything on the menu and all the ingredients are sourced fresh and local. Definitely... More 

Thank Hsuby
Birmingham, Alabama
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service was impeccable, food delicious, staff friendly. Pricey but worth it for the quality of food and service.

Thank Cheryl C
Birmingham, Alabama
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Highlands Bar and Grill never fails to impress. The food , atmosphere and service is always impeccable and the bar is always lively . One of Birmingham's best restaurants.

Thank Ashley S
Birmingham, Alabama
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Highlands has been so good, for so long, that's it's easy to take it for granted and become too distracted by whatever is new . And that's a mistake, because this is still the best restaurant in Birmingham . And besides, who else is known for The Orange Thing? Best cocktail in Birmingham .

Thank Kimble V
Birmingham, Alabama
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Highlands bar and grill is by far the best dining experience in the United States. Besides having the freshest,locally sourced, seasonal cuisine ever consumed, the service is the absolute best I've ever encountered. The staff is pleasurable, knowledgable of everything they serve, and always present when needed. I always eat at the bar,and feel at home every time I sit... More 

Thank trailsendtravel
Columbus, Georgia
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65 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our waiter was a font of knowledge, and gave us many excellent food suggestions. Service was impeccable. Food was delicious and portions were ample. My grandson, inducted into UAB dental school earlier that evening was really impressed saying, "This is a really great place." Valet parking was a big help.

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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88 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After all this time Frank Stitt still gets it right. The fresh, local ingredient-based menu is just right. Simply the BEST!

Thank TuscaTraveler

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$50 - $50
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2011 11th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205-2801
    (20th Street South)
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: 205-939-1400

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