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2930 3rd Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233-2913
+1 205-731-6499
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good29%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“antipasti” (10 reviews)
“gnocchi” (6 reviews)
“pizza” (40 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2930 3rd Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233-2913
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Reviewed 8 February 2017

My friend and I were in town to watch the Davis Cup match at the BJCC, and needed an early dinner reservation once the USA won the doubles match fairly quickly. We were lucky that Bettola had just what we needed. The restaurant has a...More

Thank robert m
Reviewed 25 December 2016

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...More

Thank Beth J
Reviewed 20 December 2016

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

Thank aovt
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...More

Thank Troy S
Reviewed 16 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...More

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 28 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...More

Thank Olivia B
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...More

Thank jestephe1
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

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

Thank Joe M
Reviewed 25 August 2016

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

Thank stylistdiva961
Reviewed 4 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...More

Thank James H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2930 3rd Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233-2913
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +1 205-731-6499
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