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Village Tavern Birmingham

Village Tavern Birmingham Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.villagetavern.com
  • Email: birmingham@villagetavern.com
  • Phone: (205) 970-1640
  • Hours of Operation: Sunday Brunch: 10:00am - 3:00pm; Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Sunday: 3:00pm - 10:00pm, Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, 4:00pm - 11:00pm
  • Cuisine: American, Steak
  • Executive Chef: Mary Grace Viado
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Beer, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch
  • Entertainment: Live music every Wednesday night 6:30pm.-9:30pm. Friday 10:30pm.-2:00am. Saturday 10:30pm.-2:00am.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 280
  • Public Transit: The Summit offers a Shuttle from anywhere in the Summit that passed by the Village Tavern approximately every 15-20 minutes.
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: We offer complimentary Valet parking.
A word from Village Tavern Birmingham
Village Tavern is a full service, upscale, casual dining experience. Our extensive menu offers freshly made entrees, such as steaks, seafood, delicious sandwiched and a variety of specialties from the grill, wood fired pizzas and wonderful salads. We have over 90 wines on our extensive wine list have been awarded the Wine Spectators "Award of Excellence."Continued
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Overall
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
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Diner Reviews
  • "had a reservation and got seated imidiately. very friendly service and amazing food. didnt have to wait long at all for our food and they had a big crowd i will be going back."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "This was my first trip to the Village Tavern. We arrived a little early and had a drink in the bar. The Bar Staff was great and provided great service. The hostesses were friendly and welcoming. Our waiter, Bo, was excellent and provided great suggestions and service throughout our meal. The restaurant was noisy, but this was a prom night, and that might have contributed to the noise level. Overall, it was a good dining experience."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "Everything about our Village Tavern experience was wonderful. The atmosphere, the waitstaff, and the food could not have been better. We were meeting new friends so we hoped for an atmosphere conducive to discussion. Our extremely successful evening proves that we made an excellent choice with the Village Tavern."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "Had some customers come in and was torn on where to take them. We had been to Village Tavern before, but it had been a couple years ago. Everything was awesome, great service, food, drinks, - everything. Great JoB1"
    Dined on 3/31/2014
  • "Great variety of menu. We all had different entrees and shared - all was delicious!"
    Dined on 3/31/2014
  • "Great food and service. Soups were fantastic. Filet cooked perfectly and generous portions. My wife had crab cakes and said they were the best since she had them in Maryland. Highly recommend!"
    Dined on 3/31/2014
  • "This is a great restaurant! I went to college in Birmingham and this was my favorite restaurant throughout my 4 years. I've since moved up North, yet still make it a point to go to this restaurant whenever I'm in town. Service is always good, and the food is of the highest quality. You won't be disappointed."
    Dined on 3/30/2014
  • "Our friends & family celebrated a college graduate & a friends new business opening! As usual the food & service was amazing! One of our favorite places!!!"
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "We really enjoyed Village Tavern! Great menu selections! Great service! Food quality for the price was great! We will definitely be back!!"
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "Experienced a wonderful birthday celebration with family. The celebration was enhanced by the staff, the service was excellent and the food delicious. In addition, the staff provided additional silverware and plates for the birthday cake. Looking forward to having lunch there again when we return to the Birmingham area."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "Had reservations, seated immediately. Great server. Good attention and very pleasant to talk to. Excellent prime rib and rainbow trout. Easy to chat with my sweetie. Even had a valet. Been there many times. Always a good meal and good experience."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "My husband & I enjoy visiting this establishment very much. We have been going to The Village Tavern on a regular basis for the six years we have lived in B'ham. Never have been disappointed with the food, atmosphere or service."
    Dined on 3/16/2014
  • "The food is ok not great. Kinda average. A little noisy. Waiter seemed to want to rush us. Not as attentive or personable as we like"
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "The food was great the portions were generous and the service was great. Go and enjoy. Nice time."
    Dined on 3/10/2014
  • "This was a great find close to our hotel. We ordered the crab cakes (no filler) and tilapia- both dishes were excellent. The most notable thing of the evening was our waiter, AJ. He was very knowledgeable about the menu and his suggestions were really appreciated. We will definitely return."
    Dined on 3/6/2014
  • "I am a frequent diner at Village Tavern and consider it a reliable mid range restaurant. Fresh ingredients, good service-not a high end option- but steady. My last visit our fish was undercooked, they replaced the entree quickly and comped the meal."
    Dined on 3/9/2014
  • "Service was the main positive. Wines and beers were just right in taste and price for a nice restaurant. Food came out in good time and the portions were plentiful. Menu was somewhat long, but had a nice variety. We were just in the back/west side of the dining area, so the very loud noise in the bar area did not bother us. We will certainly choose the Village Tavern again."
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "Went there for my first anniversary with my SO. They definitely gave us special treatment and made us feel like part of their family. Food was amazing, appetizers were amazing, dessert was HUGE! 10/10, will definitely eat there again."
    Dined on 2/21/2014
  • "The entire restaurant experience was excellent! My husband and I had never been there before, it was our anniversary and our waiter Bo was extremely helpful and kept checking on us to make sure we were OK, we will definitely be going back and have recommended this restaurant to friends."
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "Food & Service was excellent. We made reservations and were seated immediately. Very pleased with our experience and we will be back soon."
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "Service and food were good. Took quite a while to get our food. Disappointed had to make selections from brunch menu."
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "We love VT for dinner, special occasions, happy hour with live music, etc. We tried our their brunch and we very disappointed. The coffee was so weak it looked like tea. The waffle I got didn't taste any different than a waffle I'd make at home. I will still go to VT for lunch and dinner, but would not recommend for breakfast/brunch."
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "The food and services where absolutely out of sight. My wife and I were both pleased with our meal. We will definitely be dining here again"
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "Food was excellent & the service from our server "A.J." was the best ever!!!"
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "Good food, excellent service, ambience is great. We enjoy the restaurant and will be back."
    Dined on 1/18/2014
  • "Our dinner experience was amazing. My husband and I come here on special occasions. The food is magnificent, the atmosphere is perfect and the staff is above all others. They made my date night with my husband perfect and memorable."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "My experience was awesome the food, wine and dessert was great and we had an outstanding waiter AJ I would defiantly visit this restaurant again soon!!!"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Our family dined at the Village Tavern and it was fantastic! Food was delicious and our server was very attentive. We will definitely go back to Village Tavern."
    Dined on 2/5/2014
  • "DO NOT GO HERE! Hostess pointed at our table. Waiter mumbled, and we had to ask for drinks multiple times Order was mixed up, 8oz filets were on 10oz filet plates, and cooked incorrectly. Horrible Horrible!"
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "This was my first visit to the Village Tavern. Four of us went there to celebrate a birthday. The waiter was outstanding. He was attentive but overbearing, and explained all the menu items well. We were seated next to a large table of teenagers from a local high school who were dining before a "Sadie Hawkins Day" dance. They were probably the best behaved, most attractive group of young people that I have been around. The atmosphere that allowed youth and oldsters to enjoy themselves in one place is to be complimented. We will be back to the Village Tavern many times in the future"
    Dined on 1/18/2014
  • "Quality, price, staff, ambience: excellent. Will go again."
    Dined on 1/17/2014
  • "We decided to go to Village Tavern at the last minute, primarily because I remembered I could get a table through OpenTable! Used a gift card I received for the holidays and took two children 10 and under. Great depth of menu and (at least one) local craft beer on tap."
    Dined on 1/17/2014
  • "This was my first time dining at Village Tavern. I went during the lunch hour and was very pleased the visit. The chicken quesadillas were great! I ordered the salmon with roasted vegetables and garlic mashed potatoes. My only gripe was that my salmon did not have any seasoning on it. I think Village Tavern should revamp their way of cooking the salmon. My boyfriend ordered the prime rib and it was fantastic!!! I would visit this restaurant again and suggest for my friends and family to attend as well."
    Dined on 1/17/2014
  • "We have eaten at the Village Tavern several times and brought our teen age children this time. The food, from the appetizers to the dessert were outstanding. The wait staff were very friendly and made sure we had plenty to drink at all times. We will definitely be back!"
    Dined on 4/27/2013
  • "This restaurant has a great collection of variety. You can't help but find something good to eat. Chef does not use MSG. I was even able to enjoy crab cakes without worrying about having a reaction."
    Dined on 1/16/2014
  • "The food and service at The Village Taver were excellent as always. This is our favorite go to place when meeting work collegues or friends."
    Dined on 1/15/2014
  • "We were promptly given a table upon arrival at the reservation time. Service was good. Food was good. Our party enjoyed pizza, crab cake sandwiches, and chicken fettuccini. Everyone enjoyed their dinners. We visited for a long time and were never rushed to leave."
    Dined on 1/11/2014
  • "Food wasn't served hot, was not that busy & had to ask another waitress to fill our drinks. The Tavern up top is much better."
    Dined on 12/29/2013
  • "Very good if simple fare. Casual and convenient to home."
    Dined on 1/5/2014
  • "My spouse and I both ordered pasta! I ordered seafood and he ordered chicken Alfredo, needless to say we shared because I loved his and he loved mine! It was delicious no complaint. The server was great!!"
    Dined on 1/4/2014