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Mugshots Grill & Bar

American, Bar, Pub
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1919 Kentucky Ave, Vestavia Hills, AL 35216
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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
Tampa, Florida
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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186 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 stars 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 stars 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
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

Visiting with high school friend while in town and met at Mugshots. The noise level was so bad you could not hear anything other than the people screaming at tables while they threw back shots. Never even got to order as the waiter was too busy with drink orders. Very unpleasant experience. Left after 30 minutes. If you like college... More 

Thank Cheryl K
Locust Fork, Alabama
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58 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

My wife and I visited the Mugshots in Uptown Birmingham several months ago and left there highly impressed. So we visited this restaurant with extremely high expectations. We were not disappointed. We actually decided this one may be better than the Uptown restaurant. Quick Seating, Quick Service, Hot Food, Exceptional Quality , Friendly Staff. Overall an easy 5 stars rating.... More 

Thank Bill P
Birmingham, AL, United States
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54 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

We have visited Mugshots several times and are amazed at how they can handle a crowd and turn out good food swiftly. Hamburgers are juicy, cooked just right and the fries and other sides aren't greasy or mushy. A bit hard for me to get around since I'm in a wheel chair but the staff and patrons are very understanding... More 

Thank Mike B
Fairhope, Alabama
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164 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

This is THE place for a great burger in a fun, sports-themed atmosphere. Nothing fancy, but very affordable and a great option for a burger or appetizer. Highly recommended.

Thank Jay B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
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
  • 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?