Bistro V

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$30 and under
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American
New American in Alabama. We are currently operating at 50% capacity. Thank you for your patience and patronage.
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4.7based on recent ratings
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4.7
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4.3
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DeniseB
Birmingham
9 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Had to alter my review! I ended up sick ALL NIGHT as sick as I’ve ever been after eating here. Pretty sure I had bad seafood! Beware! I will NEVER go back.

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planters71
New York Area
26 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always good, innovative, gotta get the daily risotto!

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vipJeffV
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience3

The food was great. Ravioli with crab meat was the best of our three entrees.

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AndreaM
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always the best food and service! Jeremy is an excellent chef! The atmosphere is wonderful! Our service is always friendly! Very clean environment too!

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OpenTable Diner
Houston
2 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was awesome

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KeithB
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food. Excellent service. Very enjoyable. Out-of-town guests enjoyed.

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DianaR
Columbus
9 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Looked for a meal during an overnight stay in Birmingham and Bistro V was our pick as it looked interesting and casual. The food was excellent. The Seafood chowder was very good and the Grits cake with Shrimp was also very good. The Fried Okra was a first for us Northerners. We didn’t have Entrees. There was a Cajun/Italian twist to many things on the menu. The Cocktails were a little pricey and just average. Service was very good. Would recommend.

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GrandmaD
Birmingham
7 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food was great, weather was great. We sat outside. View not much but better than some places It was busy which I was happy to see.

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FrenchM
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on September 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food is always fabulous! Very consistent, never had a bad meal. This is our go to dinner spot.

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vipAu8urn
Birmingham
45 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always great fish. Katherine at the bar is welcoming and a great hostess.

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SusanB
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on August 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was great as usual as well as service. They are doing a good job with social distancing. We felt safe being there.

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JorgeE
Birmingham
13 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Great ambience and great food!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent service and delicious food as always

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My happy place!

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OpenTable Diner
Birmingham
8 reviews
Dined on August 12, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience3

Wonderful service. Table in front of open door kitchen.

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vipmonicad
Birmingham
9 reviews
Dined on August 11, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience5

they were out of my dish and couldn't get any fried food. What we got was good but had wanted other items.

Bistro V
Responded on August 13, 2020

Our fryer broke. We bought a new one. Sorry about the inconvenience.

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vipJohnM
Las Vegas
6 reviews
Dined on August 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a perfect dinner!

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SamF
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined on August 7, 2020
Overall3food4service5ambience2

The food was very good but not great. Our server was awesome, no complaints at all. The atmosphere was not good at all. Sterile, almost like a school cafeteria. The whole place smelled like the kitchen as in natural gas.

Bistro V
Responded on August 11, 2020

I’m so sorry you felt our environment was sterile. In this current climate, we take this as a compliment. I think what you may have thought was natural gas was the pure grain alcohol we spray on surfaces, in the air and on check presenters throughout the shift to protect our staff and customers from Covid-19.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Bistro-V is always the most pleasant and delicious experience!! Truly one of the best places in Birmingham.

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LAP1
Birmingham
16 reviews
Dined on August 1, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Food was outstanding and piping hot from the kitchen. The bread was yummy too! Enjoyed their interesting cocktails too. Felt very safe eating inside the restaurant as the tables were well separated and some not utilized for social distancing.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Atlanta
6 reviews
Dined on August 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love Jeremy and his amazing cooking talent!! The Filets and Scallops and tomato and mats salads were second to none!!!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food great people everything first class

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LeeB
1 review
Dined on July 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was outstanding - great service. Would definitely recommend. Never have had bad food or service in the years we have eaten there which has been many.

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ERRB
Birmingham
19 reviews
Dined on July 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great dinner outside. A bit warm, but felt completely safe. So nice to be waited on for a change.

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TammyB
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on July 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love Bistro V! Food is always excellent and our server Amber is the best (she’s waited on us a few times now). Service is awesome, we had a few changes to our reservation adding then reduced the number in our party - they were super accommodating!

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MickieG
Birmingham
5 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience3

I was pleased with my salad topped with grilled shrimp. My dining companion got a hamburger with a side of cole slaw. He liked the burger, but said slaw was tasteless.

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vipLenB
Birmingham
28 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2020
Overall4food3service5ambience5

Safety precautions, service and atmosphere were excellent. The food was not as good as in the past. Chicken was tough. Snapper not very flavorful. But we had a good time and will be back soon.

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vipTRfromTtown
Atlanta
131 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Dined at Bistro V with friends and had a ball! Food was excellent...I had the jambalaya risotto... and the service was great! It’s noisy but a really good restaurant!

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MaryB
1 review
Dined on June 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always the food was wonderful. It was nice to eat inside...of course the tables were spaced for social distancing. It will be nice when our hometown Bistro V is completely back to normal.

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vipLauraP
Birmingham
18 reviews
Dined on June 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First dinner out since lockdown started in early March. Have met friends for lunch and drinks but this was first full service. Bistro V was very respectful of health Dept regulations. Wait staff wore masks. Tables were moved so that there was plenty of distance. Server was excellent. Food was same Bistro V quality.

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Bofuisse
Denver
5 reviews
Dined on June 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Bistro V is our favorite neighborhood restaurant. So happy it has reopened. We had been going at least once per week before covid19.
Food is always good. Servers are attentive. Friendly place. So happy it is open again.

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vipCCsh
Birmingham
14 reviews
Dined on June 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Enjoyed a delicious dinner with my son outside on the patio. The service was great as usual! Thank you for a great experience with our first return visit to Bistro V since the shut down.

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vipCpwl
New York Area
37 reviews
Dined on June 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great meal sitting outside with lovely service. First time out to eat in MONTHA and it was perfect!!!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Atlanta
9 reviews
Dined on June 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love the new menu! The meal was great as always and I’m picky!!

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vipTRfromTtown
Atlanta
131 reviews
Dined on June 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a wonderful evening at Bistro V! The food was excellent and the service was outstanding! Menu tip...go with the jambalaya risotto...lots of food and oh so delicious!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Birmingham
22 reviews
Dined on June 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service! We sat at the bar. Get the fried okra!

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jenjen
Birmingham
8 reviews
Dined on June 6, 2020
Overall4food3service5ambience4

This has always been one of our favorite restaurants but with all the covid 19 going on and the inside seating having just opened again, it just wasn't the same. It's understandable especially with most of their business still being to go orders. Normally my husband will have a filet, but this last time they served NY strip which just isn't as good a piece of meat. It had a good bit of fat and also wasn't super tender. My pan seared snapper was very good as usual. Our fried oysters were great and our salads were also wonderful. Our drinks took quite a long time to come. I will be so glad when they are back to normal because normally this restaurant is a real gem.

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vipMariaC
Birmingham
5 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

So nice to be back dining in person. Food and music were great!

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Noel
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on June 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love their food every time I’m there. Love the waiter’s and bar tender. Been going once a week for 10 years.

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luvdining50
Birmingham
9 reviews
Dined on June 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I went there right after they opened back up from being closed during Covid19. The tables were at least 6 feet apart and all the staff were wearing mask. The food and service were excellent as usual. One of my favorite neighborhood restaurants!!

FAQs

Bistro V offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (205) 823-1505.

Bistro V is rated 4.7 stars by 840 OpenTable diners.

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