Shula's Steak House - Birmingham
Shula's Steak House - Birmingham

Shula's Steak House - Birmingham

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.donshula.com/shulas-steak-house-birmingham
  • Phone: 2054445750x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner: Daily: 5:30pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Carte Blanche,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, Seafood, American
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Highway 31
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Complimentary parking available at the front of the Hyatt Regency Birmingham - Wynfrey Hotel
A word from Shula's Steak House - Birmingham
Rated "One of the top 5 Steak Houses in America", Shula's offers Premium Black Angus Beef & the freshest seafood. This elegant dining experience is themed after the Miami Dolphins 1972 perfect season.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNotable Wine List
  • Diners' Choice WinnerRomantic
Shula's Steak House - Birmingham reviews from OpenTable diners
36 reviews since June 22, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.4
    Service4.3
  • Ambiance4.5
    Noise LevelModerate
87% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (29)romantic (22)notable wine list (20)fit for foodies (12)good for groups (9)neighborhood gem (5)late-night find (4)great for lunch (3)hot spot (3)vibrant bar scene (3)kid-friendly (2)scenic view (2)great for brunch (1)Show More
  • Great Food.
    fun42
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    Definitely will return! Excellent service; atmosphere was perfect. Bar scene was good too.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • hamms
    Dined on 10/7/2014
    Matt was great , he was very good with suggestion on the menu and was awsome with talking to us and never felt rush by him on anyting while we was there.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice for a quiet dinner
    vwmark
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    My wife and I had a very nice dinner here recently. Filet mignon was a little undercooked, but this was remedied quickly. Only concern is that the prices are higher than similar restaurants that specialize in steak. Wait staff was very nice to us.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • IcewaterBath
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    The waiter poured a full glass of ice water in my lap in front of my new client. I was so embarrassed and by the time I had to leave the table and my guests and go up to the room to change, my food was cold. The waiter acted like he could care less. I'd spent $100 on a bottle of wine he recommended and when I asked Management to do something the next day as I checked out, they credited my bill $50. This is probably my last visit to Shula's.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Finkley of Birmingham, AL
    FINKLEY
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    This is far most one of the top-rated, elegant, and romantic restaurant in Birmingham, AL. Excellent and quality service. Cost should not be an issue when it comes to lavishing yourself with fine dining, customer service, and excellent food.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, late-night find, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • I've had better filets from Costco.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    Overpriced, chain steakhouse. My $42 8 oz filet was not very tender and lacked flavor.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, late-night find, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding Steak
    FriederVIP
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    Had a filet mignon that was on par or better than Gallagher's. Perfect French onion soup.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Birthday dinner
    Tess
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    I had dined here previously and been impressed. This time was my birthday and I was a disappointed. I had the filet oscar and my husband had the prime rib. We had the Caesar salad and baked potato. I would consider all of our dishes to be average quality, but with a high price. The ambiance had been great the previous visit but was noisy and lacked a fine dining ambiance this visit.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Steak
    AmykevinhillVIP
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Best steak I've had in a long time - maybe ever. I could have cut it with a butter knife! I like very little pink inside so it is rare that someone can cook a steak to "almost well done" and keep it so tender. Perfect!!
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Poor Staffing
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005VIP
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    Went in two nights in a row and the bartender was overwhelmed. He gave priority to the service bar and it took forever to get drinks or anything close to food. Hostess was rude and short, obviously being overwhelmed with people complaining as well. Missed our reservation time due to a large party still in house.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Superb Shula
    want2return
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    The food, service and ambiance were all outstanding! Our waiter Matthew (Matt) was super in all respects including his humor and knowledge of all the menu items. He topped off a superb evening with a free dessert for my wife on her birthday!! We will return and we will request Matt for our service. The food including the main courses and the salad and sides were top notch. A day later and we are still telling our family members and friends what an outstanding time we had. .
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • delicious birthday dinner
    LWDiner
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    My husband and I celebrated his 39th birthday at Shula's. It was our first visit, and it did not disappoint! Salads, steaks, sides, wine, and dessert were all fantastic! The staff was superb. We will return again and again.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best in Birmingham for Steak..
    cody
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    Simply put, there is no better steak in Birmingham than Shula's. Yes, you can get steak elsewhere, but when you say "Shula's" it's a different level of steak, a different level of service, and a different level of expectation. The service is knowledgeable about the food and preparation, the wine list is inclusive, and the ambiance is quiet and reserved. Expect to pay for the best and invest in a memory for life.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Shula's for Anniversary
    BamaGdub
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    The steaks, side of mushrooms and service was excellent. They offered use a free desert since it was our anniversary but we were too full and declined. They then without asking brought us a glass of champagne since we didn't want desert. Great place to go for special occasions.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great Anniversary Location
    PrettyCold06
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    My wife and I celebrated 9 years this Wednesday. We went to Shulas and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Jason was our waiter and he took the time to explain the cuts of meat to us and answered all out questions. I had the filet and my wife had the lamb, which were both cooked to our specifications. Certainly will be going back and the price was reasonable. FYI the sides are HUGE so only order one. You'll thank me later!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Shula's has the best steaks EVER!!
    Darlinwh2000
    Dined on 7/16/2014
    Every time we are in or near Birmingham, we head to Shula's. Their bone-in filet is the best I've ever had, and they are very hard to find! They also have an amazing selection of wine! Guaranteed to be one of the best dining experiences you'll ever have. Great for any special occasion, especially a romantic dinner. Best steak house, with the best service in the South!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect for our Anniversary
    Raddpt
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    Celebrated our 12th anniversary here. Service was amazing! Loved the quiet atmosphere with music playing soft and low in the background. Very romantic. With our reservation we were seated immediately. Loaded baked potato was excellent, steak cooked perfect and very tender. Would have liked a sauce for my steak. Our bill with tip was 147.00. We did not order wine or salad. We wanted a dessert but there were no tree but free options. That is typical though for most restaurants. Their waiters were the best in Alabama!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent.
    dl52282
    Dined on 7/2/2014
    Have been going to Shula's for several years. Service & food are always first class.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • First Visit
    Cosmo7VIP
    Dined on 6/30/2014
    Was blown away by the great service, excellent food and overall dinner. Called out the Chef to thank him for a great meal, as well! Thank you!!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 17 ratings-only reviews submitted since June 22, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.5
    • Food4.5
    • Ambiance4.5
    • Service4.4
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 296 reviews are from the Shula's Steak House - Birmingham reviews archive.
  • Always quality service
    DonMargaret
    Dined on 6/17/2014
    recently tried the lunch menu and will be on our list for casual eating experience.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Anniversary Dinner
    dlock76
    Dined on 6/13/2014
    First time to dine at Shula's. Atmosphere is nice. Food was ok, but not worth the cost. Service was average. The salads were good, wedge and house salad ordered. Cowboy cut and filet were cooked as ordered, but we've had better steaks as far as flavor. Crab mac and cheese was our favorite side. Would not recommend potato gratin, as it was dry and mushy. Apple cobbler was great. We were offered complimentary dessert for our anniversary, but they charged us anyway.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Birthday at Shulas
    Huddie
    Dined on 6/12/2014
    As always, we enjoyed our evening at Shulas. The food is delicious - how can anyone cook the steak better. We celebrated my birthday and have now for 3 years, plus some special dining there along the way. It is extravagant for us as we don't use an expense account and are retired. We enjoy the booths and with my husband a sports enthusiast, he loves the ambiance as do iI.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 31st Anniversary Dinner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 6/4/2014
    The steaks were great and so was everything else foodwise. However, my wife and I were seated at 7:30pm but did not get our entrees until 9:20. The waitress was very courteous and apologized for the delay. She even comped my steak and 2 desserts. It was a Wed night and restaurant didn't seem too crowded. I just assumed going to Shula's guaranteed promptness and close attention to diners.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011VIP
    Dined on 5/21/2014
    The salad was a little over-dressed but the steaks and side dishes were very good. We ordered the lava cake for dessert which was also good but ridiculously expensive. We had to order it 30 minutes ahead and the waiter never mentioned the price. We never would've ordered a $30 dessert had we known. We arrived a few minutes early and were made to wait until our reservation time. When we finally walked through the dining room to be seated it was nearly empty. The wait was unnecessary- and annoying.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Failure
    Anniversary
    Dined on 5/20/2014
    This was to be a special dinner for my wife and I, our 25th anniversary. I made the reservation with some special request specifically regarding the table, wine and flowers to be ready upon my arrival at the table. I also stopped by the evening prior to my reservation to ensure the request was received and also pick out the table. After I selected the table and was assured that the table would be reserved with the wine and flowers I felt comfort knowing that our anniversary dinner would be a special night. Unfortunately upon my arrival we were seated at a booth that could have sat 8 guest and NO WINE, NO FLOWERS but of course a Football on a tee was the center piece, hardly a romantic moment. A very special evening spoiled by Shula's.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    Average food for the price. I've had better steak, sides, and dessert elsewhere in Bhm.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Closed
    Petit
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    Restaurant was CLOSED! On Mother's Day! Why was my reservation accepted on Open Table if the restaurant was going to be closed?
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great place for a special getaway.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 4/26/2014
    Impeccable staff, extremely knowledgeable on steak cuts,preparation and wine choice. Steaks were one of a kind,tender and full of flavor.
    Special Features:
    Kid-Friendly, Romantic, special occasion, Notable Wine List
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great experience
    nightisright
    Dined on 4/19/2014
    The food was very good and service was great. It is a little pricy but good place for special occasions.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Overall Experience
    steaklover
    Dined on 4/18/2014
    Took my parents out to dinner at Shula's. None of us had ever been. It was a great dining experience and the food was exceptional. Have already recommended it to friends and family. I would definitely come back and eat here again.
    Special Features:
    Romantic, special occasion, Notable Wine List
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The food and service were
    Jessica
    Dined on 4/12/2014
    The food and service were awesome!! It is a little pricey but ok for special events.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Formal Dining at its Best
    Gr82eatVIP
    Dined on 4/9/2014
    I brought my client here for a nice dinner after a day of air travel. This restaurant is located in the lobby of the Hyatt Hotel was decorated nicely, but I was a bit surprised about the dimly lit room. We had a trio of great servers, led by Lionel. We started with a wedge salad and creamed spinach and enjoyed a nice filet (after receiving a personal review of the steak cuts) and crab cakes for our entrees. The whole time we dined the wait staff was very attentive and checked with us several times to make sure that we were pleased with our selections and service, which we were. We finished our dinner with a freshly prepared apple cobbler and vanilla ice cream. We enjoyed our dining experience at Shula's and would certainly return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 86 the prime rib
    newfoodie
    Dined on 3/29/2014
    My first dining experience and it was awesome...Started the night with the bbq shrimp(HUGE) and blackened tenderloin tips as an appetizer...accompanied with the fresh baked bread we almost got full right then. I initially ordered the prime rib but was told it was sold out (it was only 8pm) so i iopted for the 8oz filet, my date had the cowboy ribeye...both ordered medium and cooked to perfection! it was like butter when cutting . The sides were the crab mac and cheese,twice baked potato and green beans...the sides are large enough to share. The mac and cheese was the best in my opinion. From beginning to end the service,food,atmosphere was perfect. Cant wait to dine again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Presentation
    luv2eat
    Dined on 3/27/2014
    Love the food but especially the presentation of the food. Presentation is Key!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, late-night find, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Third time at Shula's and
    goodfoodonly
    Dined on 3/15/2014
    Third time at Shula's and this experience was just as great as the first. Great food and great service.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • First visit
    Luvsteak
    Dined on 3/15/2014
    I loved the atmosphere the food the dessert, just everything! The service was great and I recommend Shula's for a great night out .
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The service and food was outstandin
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 3/11/2014
    The service and food was outstanding. This was a special occasion celebrating my wife's birthday and all went well.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice Night Out
    FreqDine
    Dined on 3/8/2014
    Access to Shula's was easier than expected since there is a parking deck and you enter through the Wynfrey. The entrance to Shula's was right in front of us when we came out of the parking deck. They validated our parking. The only complaint, so to speak, was my fiancé's steak was cooked medium well when he ordered medium. They did offer to recook it, but he said it was fine. They also brought one of the wrong sides-grilled asparagus when we ordered mushrooms-but they readily corrected it and left the asparagus for us to have as well. I had a complimentary birthday coupon and they handled that with no issues.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Little Disappointed
    Capnshell
    Dined on 3/7/2014
    We have eaten here many, many times and it's always been fabulous! The food on the particular night was just average. The steak was perfect! The Lava Cake was perfect!! But the appetizer and side dishes just didn't seem up to par.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Go to Logan's
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 2/22/2014
    Birthday celebration was terrible. $200.00 for 2 people and the steak was terrible. Ribeye was like a poor sirloin. Aged beef? The Mac and Cheese was great, but everything was buffet value for an extreme price. If I was Shula I would not want my name on it.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate