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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)
Opens in 26 min
All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
2011 11th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205-2801
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11 - 20 of 627 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

5 stars. THE best place to dine. I save this for very special occasions. Truly exceptional and unique with a touch of French - Southern nuevelle cuisine. Frank Stitt is an award winning chef. The food and service is just outstanding.

Thank Bhamdaniel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A challenge to obtain a reservation but well worth the effort. Perfect date night! Get the Highland Grill cookbook - excellent.

Thank Todd L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food and atmosphere. A more formal place. Parking can be difficule to valet parking is availabe and recommended. Won't be dissapointed with the food or service.

Thank shadycoveharris
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Was lucky enough to grab a couple of seats at the bar, and enjoyed the busy yet relaxing ambiance. Grits to start, which were like no other grits I have ever had, followed by lamb. Both were outstanding and worthy of a repeat visit. Drink...More

Thank GillyGilchrist
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Not only is this the best restaurant in town, they have the best people working there. They go above and beyond. On my birthday, last week, they found a silver tray for me to put my crown on. Ha. They made my night special.

Thank Kathy S
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

This is our go to restaurant for special occasions. Our food was, as always, delicious. The pork was cooked perfectly. We did not have reservations, so we ate in the bar area. The service was as always wonderful and attentive without being overbearing. I cannot...More

Thank Doug L
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Agree with all the other 5 star reviews. We were late getting reservations so had to sit in the bar room. This was fine - sound level was not a problem. The service was the high point. Jason was our waiter - he did a...More

Thank w945106
Reviewed 9 June 2017

We had been waiting for a special occasion to try this restaurant and picked our first anniversary to go for it. It was well worth the wait. The service was spot on throughout the meal and every course was delicious. For an appetizer I strongly...More

Thank Daniel L
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Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Great place for a date, never a bad meal here, they use fresh local grown food when possible and have very unique combinations of food. Service is the best around a must if your visiting a taste of the south but not good ole fashion...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 June 2017

We had the best meal. For appetizers I had the Gulf Shrimp and my husband had the beef sliced thin on bread (forget the name) I had the Alaskan Halibut and he had the pan seered scallops. The flavors of the meals were amazing. So...More

Thank Laninene
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28 December 2016|
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Response from 2013teach23 | Reviewed this property |
I agree that business casual is more appropriate.
Pamela V
11 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, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, 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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