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Mugshots Grill & Bar

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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1919 Kentucky Ave, Vestavia Hills, AL 35216-1870
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My expectations were low - so was pleasantly surprised. Adding bacon makes everything great but the bun is the actual secret ingredient. Not sure where they come from but the bun is soft to eat but holds up well to the Burger! The Burger is worth a trip. Service good, decor standard. Skip the deep fried pickles.

Thank Canauk
Pinson, Alabama
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

Love this place! Great burgers! Fun atmosphere. Wait staff super friendly and didn't mind keeping the birthday ice cream cake in the back freezer till it was time. Will definitely go again, had a blast!

Thank adowling788
Hoover, Alabama
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016

Hi me and my mom went here today to celebrate her birthday. And the chicken wings that we ordered were half done. Oh yeah this was my first and last visit. The waitress was nice however. The manager offered to cook us more wings. We declined and requested an adjustment on the bill. The manager said that he cooked them... More 

2 Thank Angel W
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66 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

A decent place to get a burger. We were sat almost immediately, even though it was a Friday evening. Server came almost as soon as we sat down. Got a delicious appetizer in the southwest egg rolls. The burgers were cooked just right. Got the Kahuna burger with a nice slice of pineapple and a sauce that was a perfect... More 

Thank Joshua A
Fort Payne, Alabama
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016

We've enjoyed the Vestavia Hills location a number of times in recent years. Burgers, onion rings, service, all was really good. However, a visit on July 16 was very different. The burgers were not the same fresh meat we have enjoyed in the past. They appeared almost to have been frozen patties. The buns were not the same either. We... More 

Thank 812pat
Tampa, Florida
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016

From out of town and looking foe a pub style bar to get a bite to eat. First problem was finding the front door. It's in a little strip mall hidden on the end. When we walked in it was freezing (June 1) so we decide to eat out on the patio. It was SO dirty we changed our mind.... More 

Thank Coach4774
Birmingham, Alabama
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

Mugshots has the best burgers I have ever tasted. All the food here is good. I always have great service and relaxing experience when I eat here. The only thing bad is the place is small so sometimes have to wait a while to be seated and they don't have much of an are to stand around to wait.

Thank beccav32
Birmingham, Alabama
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189 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

The four of us met there.Two. Of us had burgers .they are large and good. One had tacos and had the lettuce slice. The appetizer was fried pickles.we sat on the outside deck and listened to the band

Thank rebelwebb
Birmingham, Alabama
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016

We waited for an extended time for drinks, then to place our food order. The table was filthy. The food arrived 47 minutes after we were seated. The sweet potato fries were under done and slimy. One of the burgers was slightly pink and VERY mushy/doughy in the middle. When I went to the manager to complain he immediately talked... More 

Thank ttompkins39
Vestavia Hills, Alabama
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016

Variety of menu options including salads and really big hamburgers. Nice place to watch sports with the many TV's. They have a variety of beer options. Easy parking and outdoor seating available.

Thank Jeanne H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene
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
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1919 Kentucky Ave, Vestavia Hills, AL 35216-1870
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Vestavia Hills
  • Phone Number: 205-824-9030

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