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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%
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“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 July 26, 2016

This small, incredible restaurant in the Pepper Place area thankfully takes reservations, since otherwise it could be impossible to eat there. The food is awesome, the service was great and I will definitely be back! I had one of their wood-fired pizzas...perfect char on the...More

Thank xsdv8
Reviewed July 25, 2016

My wife loves this place but I found it to just be OK. My pizza was good, but soggy in the middle. There are better choices for pizza in town.

Thank Jim O
Reviewed June 17, 2016

We took the family there for a graduation celebration. Really enjoyed the food and wine. There menu was unique with a lot of options.

Thank Pam M
Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

Wow...15 minutes to get a drink, hectic staff but, fabulous food on a weeknight. Pizza was light on the toppings but the quality was excellent. Ravioli was out of this world and snapper nicely prepared. I expected better but not disappointed to the point where...More

Thank AnnaB1952
Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

James Lewis has crafted a masterpiece centered in the Pepper Place complex in Birmingham 's artistic Lakeview area. I try to have lunch there weekly. I love the Pollo Pomodaro (chicken sandwich with tomato and fresh mozzarella on a freshly baked loaf. It's truly delicious!...More

Thank bookitnow
Reviewed March 16, 2016 via mobile

A favorite date spot for my fiancé and me. The service has always been excellent and quick. Highly recommend the Quattro Formaggi pasta or pizza with marscapone, arugula, and prosciutto. Very authentic with large pizza oven visible in the corner of the restaurant. A bit...More

Thank amurph12
Reviewed March 13, 2016

I had a business dinner and it was a great experience. Food was delicious as was the wine. Very nice and friendly service. Nice atmosphere to conduct business. This was my first time to eat there. I will go back.

Thank David B
Reviewed February 20, 2016

My wife and I are sadly disappointed and truly surprised that Betolla has risen to any level of success given the mediocre service, average (at best) food, and premium prices at this restaurant. The antipasti plate consisted of three shavings of Publix grade prosciutto, three...More

1  Thank Alabama1815
Reviewed February 19, 2016

Bettola is a pizza, pasta and antipasto place that was less than a mile's walk from my hotel, so I hoofed it. The antipasto section of the menu seemed most interesting to me, so I ordered a bunch of small bites. The mortadella was really...More

1  Thank ChrisJay318
Reviewed February 10, 2016

went here because we hear they made pizza just like Naples ! It was true but pizza is just a starter !! everything we tried surpassed your expectations. we were early so waited at the bar - the bartender was so congenial that we decided...More

Thank soscout1
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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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