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2930 3rd Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233-2913
+1 205-731-6499
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good29%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“antipasti” (10 reviews)
“gnocchi” (6 reviews)
“pizza” (40 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2930 3rd Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233-2913
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Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

Great food and great service! Sat outside which is a wonderful option. Ordered calamari- it's not fried but cooked in a tomato sauce. Very tasty. Gulf fish was a wood grilled redfish served over a variety of chopped veggies. Delicious. Service was attentive without being...More

Thank Leigh-Traveler2015
Reviewed September 22, 2017

I met a friend for lunch there this week, she had been before, but this was my first visit. I thoroughly enjoyed it!! Right in the heart of 'Pepper Place', very nice décor, great service and the food was wonderful! I had a scrumptious sandwich...More

Thank Connie M
Reviewed September 14, 2017 via mobile

We were in town escaping the hurricane. I must say Bettola was a nice "light out of the storm", as it was a cold, wet, rainy night and we were stressed due to waiting to leave town to return home! Service was AWESOME! We shared...More

Thank mamamooch
Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

A great location and good service started the night off right. We enjoyed a cannelllini purée with olive oil and bread as an appetizer. We stuffed ourselves with the Sugo di pomodoro, margherita pizza and filetti pizzas. It was all delicious. The pizzas cooked in...More

Thank Rhona O
Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I visited Birmingham for a date weekend. We picked Bettola as our first night dinner. What a great choice. I had scallops over risotto and she had pork with gnocchi. Both were excellent. We had the fire roasted calimarie with red sauce...More

Thank CapeSanBlas06
Reviewed August 1, 2017

It's my regular "go-to" Italian spot in Bham. Wonderful wines and handmade pastas with a great atmosphere. I highly recommend the Quatro Formaggi, Sugo di Pomodoro, and the Risotto with Scallops. The wine selection is well thought-out. If you're into cocktails, the offerings are imaginative...More

Thank MariaMene
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

As an Italian, it's difficult to find an experience like what I received as a child. The antipasto, bread, meal, salad, and service were just like home. Completely impressed and will return often!

Thank Tony L
Reviewed May 26, 2017 via mobile

Went in to try the neoplitan style pizza. We ordered two different ones, but 1 would have been plenty'with a split salad or appetizer. Eat the bread-its worth the calories! Try the olive oil based AND the marinara based pizza. They are both Devine and...More

Thank Leigh-Traveler2015
Reviewed May 20, 2017

I recently reviewed Bettola and had a poor experience with service. My wife and I returned tonight and sat at the bar where we were served by Stewart. He was awesome. The service, from the hostesses to Stewart, were phenomenal. It was a completely different...More

1  Thank AustinD11
Reviewed March 5, 2017

My wife and I went to Betolla for a date night. We did not have reservations but were able to be quickly seated at the chef's table. To start off with the bad, the service was very poor. We were not acknowledged by our waiter...More

Thank AustinD11
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2930 3rd Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233-2913
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +1 205-731-6499
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