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Bettola

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2901 2nd Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233
+1 205-731-6497
Today
17:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
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Mon - Thu 17:30 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went in because I was in the area. The food was good. I had the calamari and a salad. You order at the bar and then it is brought to your table. No one checked on me after my food was brought out. A different experience for the cost of the food. I don't think I would go back.

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Thank Beth J
Birmingham, Alabama
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful service, great atmosphere, delicious food. Every bit of the evening was perfect. Best calamari I ever had. Wonderful, knowledgeable server. Gracious owner/chef.

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Thank aovt
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62 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

I recommend a reservation. We booked early and thought it was a ghost town we we got there. It was SRO by the time we left. Great food and wines. We did have an issue with the bill.... I'm hoping that is resolved promptly, I'll follow up on that point. I plan on going back to try some of the... More 

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Thank Troy S
Birmingham
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68 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Why do all restaurants make an evening meal an ordeal? We had a group of 8 that arrived at 7:45. Even though we ordered promptly, we did not get our salads for an hour and dessert did not come until well after 10. Food was ok, but portions were skimpy. The grouper was well prepared, but 5 oz of fish... More 

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Thank Brian C
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

If you love good antipasta, this is the place to get it. Their bread is simple and delicious, and they have a great selection of pizzas. I always get the funghi di bosco. It used to be crowded, but now that they've expanded you can almost always get a spot without having to wait very long.

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Thank Olivia B
Avon Lake, Ohio
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely evening with my man. Food was absolutely delicious and the service excellent. Staff extremely knowledgeable about the food and wine. We sat outside on a warm evening with the scent of the Rosemary bushes in the air. A most authentic Italian restaurant. Would definitely recommend and revisit.

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Thank jestephe1
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Travelled from London on trip of Southern States. Best Italian ever. Brilliant pumpkin ravioli with Scallops(!). Noelle service was amazing.

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Thank Joe M
Birmingham, Alabama
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

love the pizzas & pasta & salads...always feel like I'm somewhere else, like a BIG city when I dine here!

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Thank stylistdiva961
Trussville, Alabama
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127 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Ate dinner here with my wife for her birthday. Loved the atmosphere. We sat at the bar, as it was fairly crowded, but had great service and enjoyed ourselves. The food was out of this world. We started with the calamari small plate which had a very nice spiciness to it. My wife ordered the Beatolla pizza which was one... More 

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Thank James H
Hoover, Alabama
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100 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

This small, incredible restaurant in the Pepper Place area thankfully takes reservations, since otherwise it could be impossible to eat there. The food is awesome, the service was great and I will definitely be back! I had one of their wood-fired pizzas...perfect char on the crust, delicious San Marzano tomatoes and buffalo mozzarella. The bruschetta starter was so delicious I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2901 2nd Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +1 205-731-6497

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