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Bottega Restaurant

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2240 Highland Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205-2922
+1 205-939-1000
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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32 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Borrega is definitely one of the best restaurants in Birmingham AL. The place is classic, the service is very good and the food is outstanding!, from appetizers, main course to desert. Taste is unique!, highly recommended for business or special family occasions.

Thank Hector G
New Orleans, Louisiana
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96 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On our first visit to Bottega, we opted for the cafe side, which was bustling and buzzing with folks in the holiday spirit. Told to expect a 30-minute wait for a table (it was more like 15), we grabbed the one open seat at the bar, where I was quickly served a negroni just as ordered--up and icy cold. Once... More 

Thank NOmadfolk2
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76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Bottega and had a lovely time with great friends and good food. Had Tres Picos 2013 wine - very good. Truffle Appetizer, local lettuces, beef carpaccio, and a soufflé for our appetizers and they were all delicious. For entrees - One ordered New York strip, one Pollo Rosso, and two Lamb Porterhouse again cooked, plated to perfection. Dessert... More 

Thank LadyoftheLake1
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived early enough to get two seats at the bar. The restaurant soon became quite crowded with many people ordering drinks while waiting for their tables. We had the pork which was outstanding and the bolognese also wonderful.

Thank Maria Teresa M
Spanish Fort, Alabama
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

I have dined at Bottega several times over many years (I do not live in Birmingham) and I have never had a negative experience. The food is ALWAYS delicious and the service is always top-notch.

Thank Amanda L
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7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

What an amazing lunch experience. The food, the service, the ambient all spectacular!!! We loved very much.

Thank Marcia A
Green Cove Springs, Florida
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Bottega: very good food, but limited menu, with portions on the small side. The restaurant is very well run. 5/5. Recommend.

Thank alexwolf2016
Birmingham, Alabama
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Botegga is the favorite Saturday Lunch Spot in Birmingham for me and my husband. Sitting outside or inside the atmosphere is bustling to perfection. Fun to watch people and enjoy the beauty of the most professional wait staff in town, Frank Stitt's food is up to his reputation. Try the mac and cheese and you will never like any other!

Thank Jean C
Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

The food here is amazing! They have wood fired pizzas, with fresh, local toppings, that are delicious. The burger is out of this world. I've had a number of other entrees that are really great. The cocktails are wonderful. Try the limoncello tini. They make their own limoncello!! Great for groups, date or friends.

Thank Ashley M
Oak Ridge, Tennessee
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

This is a great place. The food and service was over the top. I had the fish dish with some appetizers. They were both very good.

Thank stephen_whitson

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$35
Italian, American, International
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2240 Highland Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205-2922
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +1 205-939-1000

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