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Bottega Restaurant

2240 Highland Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205-2922
+1 205-939-1000
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
2240 Highland Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205-2922
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Reviewed today via mobile

Good food and good ambiance . The service was great. Really enjoyed it. It’s one of my favorite spots to eat at in Birmingham.

Thank kgarner218
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very good. Excellent chef. Also, outstanding service by waiters.Selection is somewhat limited for vegetarians. But the chef went out of the way to prepare a very tasty tasty pasta with no meat in it. Ambience could be improved.

Thank Navin N
Reviewed yesterday

Worth every penny! Wonderful and elegant atmosphere. Every dish was simply exquisite. The staff, very professional, attentive, and warm. We had their new appetizer, sweet potato ravioli with ox tail... out of this world! I also requested a modification on my dinner and it was...More

Thank DanisaSuarez
Reviewed 1 week ago

We dined at Bottega with friends to celebrate their wedding anniversary. It is a beautiful location with limited parking. You will probably need to use valet parking. We began our evening with drinks at the bar and a server took our unfinished drinks to our...More

Thank Jenny W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had been to the cafe before (and loved it), but decided on the more elegant restaurant side for a celebratory dinner just before Christmas. In almost every way, the meal was excellent. I started with a nice glass of prosecco and the parmesan souffle,...More

Thank NOmadfolk2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Outstanding Italian meals. Authentic and very creative menu offering a wide variety menu items. Authentic & creative modern Italian food,and presentation

Thank patrick L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a group of four last weekend. Came a little early and had a drink at the bar. They specialize in craft cocktails, which were delightful. Very personable bartender (sorry forgot his name). Christmas decorations were still up which made for a nice atmosphere....More

Thank Wayne P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time here for lunch at the cafe. The cheese plate was great and the pizza was awesome. Definitely will return.

Thank Abconnor2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I usually eat on the cafe side but both menus are available. I used to love Bottega but more recently I thought the menu was lacking and there was nothing I really wanted to eat.

Thank Matzahbelle
Reviewed 16 December 2017

We recently dined at Bottega Restaurant and made our reservation through Open Table. This restaurant had been recommended to us by the owner's brother, also a restauranteur in the suburbs of St. Louis. We were very pleased with every part of the experience. The ambiance...More

Thank swatts1
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12 April 2017|
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Response from kp7236 | Reviewed this property |
No they don't
15 November 2016|
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Response from Jaygill3754 | Reviewed this property |
Easy to walk into, but very crowded and hard to navigate inside
Anna W
23 June 2016|
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Response from RCaborn | Reviewed this property |
You need to contact the restaurant to learn if they take reservations. I would guess that they do.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 35
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups
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
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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