Satterfield’s Restaurant

4.7
1454 Reviews
$31 to $50
Contemporary American
Located in the heart of Cahaba Heights, Satterfield’s Restaurant is one of Birmingham finest culinary destinations. We offer the freshest and best ingredients, a friendly and knowledgeable staff, and elegant ambiance. An evening at Satterfield’s takes you to that place where the family dinner table and fine dining meet. Satterfield’s specializes in a global dining with a local (Southern!) twist.

Open for table service, curbside pick-up and delivery.

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Offers

Happy Hour

Starting Jul 27, 2020 · Mon - Thu 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday-Saturday 4pm-6pm 50% off appetizers $5 select wine & cocktails $3 beer

The Hours of Happiness

Starting Jul 27, 2020 · Fri - Sat 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Daily specials from 4pm to 6pm Half Price Appetizers, $3 select Beer, $5 select Wine & Cocktails

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Physical Distancing
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 1454 people are saying
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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was excellent. We had a nice quiet dinner. My only complaint was they only have craft beer.

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OpenTable Diner
Birmingham
4 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Birthday celebration

5
vip5thtimediner
Birmingham
31 reviews
Dined on November 8, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Martin was a great server. Food was very good. Sunday brunch was a fun time.

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OpenTable Diner
Savannah
3 reviews
Dined on November 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious meal! We had a great experience.

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bhamfoodlove
Birmingham
2 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very good meal as always!

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DarrylW
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2020
Overall3food2service3ambience4

There were not enough items to order on the menu in my opinion. The night we were there I did not see a steak item on the menu. The menu was a little to unusual and the chicken I had was ok. Others with me, seven in all, did not rave about their food either. They may given me the plainest salad I have ever had at an upscale restaurant.(Greens, greens and more greens) Probably won’t be back.

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Bonster
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on November 4, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Had a very enjoyable meal. The special wine flight (bourbon barrel) was great!

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OpenTable Diner
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on October 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Saturday brunch was excellent! I trust a restaurant with a short menu--often means they are focused on a few items and they do them well. This was true for Satterfields--everything that came to our table was fabulous. Food presentation as well as taste provided the evidence that they pay attention to the little details.

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MattY
1 review
Dined on October 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My wife and I went to our first brunch at Satterfields. It was everything we expected from this wonderful restaurant.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Martin was a server and does a fabulous job the food was always excellent we have never been disappointed we do hope that you put back door is on the menu at some point. Thank you so much for storing your birthday cake and serving it. Everything was perfect thoroughly enjoyed and we look forward to coming again. This is a great way to treat your kids and train them in dinner out behavior.

JJ
JayJ
1 review
Dined on October 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding food and service. A+++++++++++++++++++

5
vip5thtimediner
Birmingham
32 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Birthday dinner was outstanding. Food was terrific and Heath was over the top as our server. Can’t wait to return

JD
JamieD
New Orleans
6 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Happy hour was wonderful- great drink prices and half off appetizer selection (inc. raw oysters!). It was hard to choose main course off of the dinner menu bc it all looked so good! We ended up asking our waiter to choose. We love the atmosphere at Satterfield’s too; beautiful ambiance and super cozy. Delish and super fun night!

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Chefremy
New Orleans
5 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Satterfield's has been a favorite of mine for some years now. The food is reliably excellent, as is the service. It's quieter now than it often has been in the past since there are fewer tables--this is a big ~plus~ for me. I don't go to dinner to have conversation drowned out by "energetic" background noise; I go to have a leisurely excellent meal and an equally excellent conversation that doesn't require shouting.

Parking is convenient, as is the restaurant.

Nothing bad to say about it.

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
7 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall4food3service5ambience5

Seemed to be an off night. The fish was over-cooked (too crunchy and nearly burned) leaving it dry. Soup was served barely warm and was a very skimpy serving. Croutons in the soup were over toasted and the burn flavor covered up the cornbread taste. Muffins have little taste. The roasted beat salad was very good.

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TimR
Atlanta
4 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great service and a wonderful meal. The Conecuh poppers are very tasty, and our salads were noteworthy - both the kale salad and the smoked beet salad. Entrees were good in portions and well prepared - the Pumpkin Agnolotti was incredible, and their hamburger - ground brisket with a slab of pork belly - is quite an undertaking. Looking forward to our next time there.

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JohnH
1 review
Dined on October 7, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Trust Me - first four courses were great. Pork tenderloin was good, it great. Beet cake was disappointing.

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DAVIDU
1 review
Dined on October 7, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Unusual, refreshing dishes and great tasting! Service great. Main dish was warm.

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vipFLDiner
Tampa
14 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very tasty and imaginative menu as usual- had trouble finishing the huge brisket burger- but did!

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OpenTable Diner
Birmingham
4 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Elegant atmosphere, fantastic food, great drinks!

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IBoz
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was, as always, just terrific. The service was perfect, too.

Would have been nice to have something chocolate offered for dessert.

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Russell
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was a brunch for a birthday. It was an excellent choice. The food was the best and the appetizers were wonderful. Martin our server went over the top. It was from start to finish a wonderful experience.

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sandym
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on October 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

we were thrilled to be able to eat on a patio :)
when we sat down, our menus mentioned what we were celebrating (retirement)!
our server was excellent and the food was delicious.

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Skipper
Birmingham
3 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is a great place for a dinner date or just drinks and desert. The food is delicious and the service is professional and courteous. Seems like a safe environment - limited occupancy, good spacing between tables, no sitting at the bar, and face masks are used by all staff.

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brucec
Nashville
7 reviews
Dined on September 30, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

`Food is outstanding & the staff is great too. Can't wait to try the "Trust Me" selection on the menu at a future date.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Birmingham
2 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous food, cocktails, and service!

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JenniferA
Denver
6 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Tonight out table order the special menu and it did not disappoint! Everything was so flavorful and it was a nice variety of dishes and definitely plenty of food. Our entire table enjoyed the food and the service

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Mcravn
Las Vegas
3 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time experience- very satisfied: Martin our waiter was excellent, made several great suggestions. I had the scallops and my husband had the rabbit stew. We are from out of town and will return when back in Birmingham.

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vipJohn
Birmingham
10 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Brunch was amazing! Food was excellent and service was great, as always.

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RebeccaD
Birmingham
2 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Absolutely Wonderful food and cocktails! We had Happy Hour cocktails with half off cheese plate-soooo goood! Entrees: Rabbit Pot pie and Scallops- ohmygoodness! Sooo delicious!
The only negative was being seated near a person who talked not stop on her phone our entire meal.

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vip2manyrest2littletime
San Francisco
22 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2020
Overall2food3service2ambience1

Went to Satterfield's for Sunday brunch. Had eaten there at dinner and enjoyed it. Not impressed with brunch. First, dining room was hot. Temperature was 74 on their thermostat. Had fans blowing in each corner (not good in COVID era with patrons removing their masks, as necessary, to eat) to try to cool it down. Didn't work.

Brunch menu is fairly limited. And they are strict, ridiculously so, on any substitutions at all. For example, one dish listed it being topped with a poached egg. Was told when asked that the egg could not be over easy or over hard - must be poached. When asked why was told it was for presentation sake. The meal was being presented to me, thought maybe my wishes should have been factored in.

Got a wedge salad instead. Pretty, but not enough dressing. Was scared to ask for more, but I did. With the extra dressing, it was okay. Have had much better wedges - maybe not as pretty, but much better.

The sausage poppers appetizer was excellent. Highly recommend. As long as you like everything in the popper, which includes jalapenos. Fine for me, but again the tight "no substitutions" policy could hinder some who would not want the extra spice of jalapenos on a sausage popper.

Overall, between it being too hot and the restrictive approach to their menu, I wouldn't go back for brunch. I hope they are not the same way at dinner these days. Been a long time since we'd gone to Satterfield's. Will be a lot longer before we go back.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Birmingham
2 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous food, service, and great brunch cocktails by Ivan!
So happy Satterfield’s is doing Sat/Sun brunch now. We’ll definitely be back!!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 12, 2020
Overall1food1service2ambience3

This place is a cute restaurant but the food was HORRIBLE. I’ve never had such a bad steak from somewhere out to eat. It was burnt on the outside and that’s all you could taste and I got the steak cooked medium so there shouldn’t be a burnt taste at all. My dates salad was super salty from the dukkah that originally was requested to NOT be on there but the salad came with it anyways. The server had literally no emotion and seemed she hated her job. I do not recommend anyone to go here looking for good food because they don’t have it and they are way over priced for such a bad quality of food.

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vipWilliamC
New Orleans
8 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding! Brunch menu is amazing. Been here for 4 straight weekends and they keep surpassing expectations. Fantastic!

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vipMichael
Birmingham
38 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We tried the “trust me”, 6 course meal. It was fabulous! Everything that came out was excellent! Great value for the food and the experience!

JG
vipJoeG
Birmingham
29 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2020
Overall3food3service5ambience2

Food not up to what it used to be. Maybe the covid, maybe not. Food not equal to price. All I can say is average.

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OpenTable Diner
Birmingham
2 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2020
Overall4food3service4ambience4

The burger and the dessert were great. Bar is always good. We have been there many times.
The vegetable plate was a big disappointment. It was grits with some tough, inedible unseasoned eggplant and a piece of squash and some tomato salsa thrown in. It's one of the worst meals I've had in a restaurant. And it was $22!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Birmingham
2 reviews
Dined on September 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the best meals we’ve had. The restaurant is beautiful - even set up for social distancing. Service was impeccable and the food was over the top. I had a smoked beet salad which, honestly, was one of the best things I have ever eaten. I think I could eat it every day. The grouper over succotash was incredible with all the vegetables being farm fresh and the grouper perfectly cooked. My husband, who never orders chicken in a restaurant, said it was better than steak. An incredible meal.

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Caroline
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Fantastic experience— loved the half-off appetizers and select drinks until 6! Service was great (attentive but not overkill) and the food was incredible. Ordered two rounds of each appetizer we got because they were all so good.

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vipAaron
Salt Lake City
23 reviews
Dined on September 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very good food especially the muffins. The drinks were well done,

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Satterfield’s Restaurant offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (205) 969-9690.

Satterfield’s Restaurant is rated 4.7 stars by 1454 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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