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Highlands Bar & Grill

2011 11th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205-2801
+1 205-939-1400
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“venison” (17 reviews)
“grits” (50 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
2011 11th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205-2801
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Highlands is probably the best restaurant in the city, if not in the Southeast U.S. Chef Frank Stitt has been nominated for a James Beard award numerous times, and it's no wonder why with consistently high food quality and service. If you want a great...More

Thank UberUbu
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Four of us ate dinner at Highlands on a Friday night. Our reservations were for the dining room but they were able to move us to the bar which we preferred. It is always lively and fun to eat in the bar. We were fortunate...More

2  Thank YorkeW
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food and service were exceptional. Romantic wedding anniversary celebration. Consistently wonderful! Bravo!

Thank elizabeast
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This upscale restaurant has wonderful food with exceptional service. It is pricey, but worth every dime.

1  Thank C00KIES_Travels
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a celebratory dinner last night at Highlands. What an evening the food, the wine, and the service was impeccable. Everyone loved their appetizers from two kinds of oysters to crab claws (so delicious!) to borscht to the famous grit souffle. Veal was an...More

1  Thank katyao323
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Birmingham has far more good restaurants than a city of its size should. The reason for that is Frank Stitt. Before he opened Highlands in 1980 or so, there was no "fine dining" in Birmingham. You ate at your country club or went to Morrison's...More

2  Thank Clinton P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is my favorite restaurant across the nation. The food, service and atmosphere are all outstanding.

1  Thank ktolemiss
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quaint delicious lunch. Def go for the scallops! Delish Coffee was great, sweet tea was great and we had an amazing time!

1  Thank Victoria J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We celebrated our 1 year business anniversary here and it was so good. The staff was attentive, the meal was perfect

1  Thank Jacki B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Outstanding cuisine and excellent service. Always a treat to dine here. The menu changes periodically but is always excellent.

Thank jwntan
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29 December 2016|
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Response from 2013teach23 | Reviewed this property |
I agree that business casual is more appropriate.
Pamela V
12 July 2016|
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Response from Susan C | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but I would go ahead & call to see
Lilia B
4 June 2016|
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Response from ArgusD | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the 1st response. I’d call the restaurant, if you are serious. It would not be a place I would go for my group 50th anniversary unless we would rent Highlands for a private party. The children would have to be... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$50 - US$50
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2011 11th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205-2801
    (20th Street South)
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +1 205-939-1400
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