About Seasons 52 - Birmingham

Seasons 52 is a fresh grill and wine bar that offers a seasonally changing menu inspired by the appeal of a local farmer’s market. Seasons 52 sources ingredients at their peak of freshness and uses rustic cooking techniques, like brick-oven roasting and open-fire grilling over oak and mesquite wood to bring out the natural flavors of food. The menu is paired with an ever-changing international collection of more than 100 wines, with 52 available by the glass, along with exceptional signature handcrafted cocktails.

Open for lunch and dinner daily, with extended hours on the weekend.

If you are searching for a place to host your next group function, Seasons 52 is the perfect setting for your private or semi-private event. We also feature a Chef’s table for smaller groups or more intimate settings. For more information, visit our website at www.Seasons52.com.

245 Summit Blvd
Birmingham, AL 35243
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, American

Hours of Operation:
Sunday Brunch: 10:00am - 1:00pm
Lunch Daily: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(205) 968-5152

Website:
http://www.seasons52.com/

Parking Details:
We offer complimentary valet service.

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Whether you’re hosting a corporate event or a social celebration, we are happy to accommodate you. Our event coordinator will assist with every detail, ensuring you have all the amenities you require. Let us help make your event unforgettable.

Seasons 52 - Birmingham Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

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4.5

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4.5

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4.3

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Moderate

93% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (30)
Business Meals (25)
Special Occasion (24)
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Good for Anniversaries (23)
Seasonal (23)
Healthy (23)
Casual (22)
Creative Cuisine (20)
Good for Birthdays (18)
Good for Groups (18)
Fit for Foodies (17)
Bar Seating (17)
Great for Lunch (17)
Romantic (16)
Fun (14)
Cozy (13)
Quiet Conversation (11)
Notable Wine List (10)
Good Vegetarian Options (10)
Worth the Drive (10)
Handcrafted Cocktails (9)
Happy Hour (8)
Pre/post Theatre (8)
Sunday Lunch (8)
Neighborhood Gem (7)
Local Ingredients (6)
Authentic (6)
Great for Brunch (5)
Vibrant Bar Scene (5)
Gluten Free Options (4)
Organic (4)
Comfort Food (3)
People Watching (3)
Quick Bite (3)
Tapas (3)
Tasting Menu (3)
Disabled Access (2)
Great for Outdoor Dining (2)
Vegan (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
Hot Spot (1)
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vip
 (Birmingham)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Always a wonderful meal with wonderful and friendly service. We dine here quite often and are never disappointed! The drinks are awesome too!
Thanks, Kate!

Tags: Romantic, Fun, Good for a Date, Bar Seating
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 (Birmingham)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Seasons 52 remains right on point. Very crowded during holiday season for good reason. Probably our favorite local restaurant.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Bar Seating
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 (Birmingham)·Dined on December 6, 2017

First of all the food was wonderful. You could cut the steak with a butter knife. The salad was delicious. The service was only so so. The server was arrogant and it took forever for him to come and take our order. Other people brought out dinners and salads and they were very nice. There was also this weird dinging noise that was in the background. There was no music just this odd noise. In the past when I had been at Seasons 52, there was lovely piano music. The hostesses were very nice and efficient.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Pre/post Theatre, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Romantic
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 (New England)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Family from out of town get together. Waitress was slow to respond but spent a great amount of time flirting with man at table next to us.

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 (Birmingham)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Food was great as always. Waiter was extremely slow bringing our bill. Our table had limited light over it. We all had to use cellphones to read menu.

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 (Birmingham)·Dined on December 1, 2017

I visited with a friend and the winter menu had just started. Both my dining companion and I were surprised at the amount of food that could be produced at less than 500 calories. I had the filet mignon and my friend the pork chop. The accompanying vegetables were cooked just as we like them - with a little crunch! The steak was tender and flavorful. Seasons 52 is a great choice for a nicer meal and for a "chain" the food is attractive, flavorful, and seasonal.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Business Meals, Bar Seating, Sunday Lunch, Seasonal, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on November 27, 2017

Amazing beautiful nice place inwould defentilty

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vip
 (Birmingham)·Dined on November 25, 2017

We ordered the Asian style sea bass. It was unfresh and over cooked.

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on November 24, 2017

Thanksgiving dinner was below average. Reconstituted turkey breast, raw green beans, undistinguished sides. cocktails finally arrived after the dinner had been served. the manager did comp the drinks. Just another chain with pretensions.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Bar Seating
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on November 23, 2017

We had thanksgiving dinner at Season's 52. The staff was very friendly and the food was delicious. We felt like the waiter could have been more attentive. She forgot the salad one of us ordered, so it came at the same time as the meal. Also, she forgot to put in an order for one of the side dishes we added. She only checked on us once for drink refills. I know they were busy, with nearly every table seated, but we expected better service.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 23, 2017

A nice treat for Thanksgiving! As we were just three for Thanksgiving this year, we decided to eat out and reservations with Open Table were easy and the meal was great. We had a large plate with great variety. Seasons 52 offers a great atmosphere for a special occasion.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Healthy, Bar Seating, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for a Date, Cozy, Pre/post Theatre, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Romantic
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·Dined on November 23, 2017

Food was good. Desert was a little weird. Pie in a small glass. Service by Wesley was excellent.

Tags: Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Healthy
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·Dined on November 23, 2017

The Thanksgiving dinner was just like homemade, without me having to cook!

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (Birmingham)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Thanksgiving meal was varied and portions were plentiful. Food flavors were excellent as well as the service.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch, Casual, Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem, Healthy, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Great for Brunch, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 23, 2017

Every other time I’ve eaten here my food has been exceptional. However, I was not impressed with the Thanksgiving lunch. The stuffing was awful, I couldn’t eat it at all. The turkey and potatoes were okay, but the butternut squash was bland. The beans and the dessert were very good.
The service was excellent. Chris did a great job despite being very busy.

Tags: Cozy, Fun, Business Meals, Romantic, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on November 22, 2017

We went to Season's 52 for the first time to celebrate my birthday with friends. The menu is what brought us in because everything looked great. The food that we received was very good, however, the many things we tried to order were unavailable. We ordered the roasted cauliflower as an app, and after 15 minutes the server came back and said that they were having "technical difficulties" and it was unavailable. No big deal, we will have the brussel sprouts...after we place that order, server came out and said that they were out of brussel sprouts. My husband ordered the pork (which was very good), that came with mashed SWEET potatoes, but when it arrived it was paired with regular mashed potatoes. The server then reported that they were out of sweet potatoes. We ordered a beer that we never received....I could go on, but you get the picture. They did give us complementary dessert, however, I feel like the management should have at least given us one or two complementary meals. There were six of us, and we also order drinks, and a $75 bottle of wine.

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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 20, 2017

It was one of those unfortunate experiences. My wife’s and my dinners came out together however my steak was severely undercooked so it went back to the kitchen. My wife basically ate her meal alone. When she finished mine came so we both ate alone. My filet had been cut in half so it was not such an appealing presentation. Overall it was very disappointing.

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·Dined on November 19, 2017

I had the filet mignon it tasted good. My broccoli was cold and so was my waiter. My experience was ok i wasn't blown away by there food are service.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Richmond)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Terrible....just in excusably bad. It took 45 minutes to bring the salads. The waiter brought me the wrong wine, took way too long to correct. The mac and cheese was runny, and disgusting. I finally got the waiters attention and he said " well, if you had asked, I would have told you how bad it is tonight, we ran out of Gruyere." Oh? I guess I should have asked. He removed the dish, said he would take it off the bill..which he didn't. What else can I say..worst restaurant experience in years!!

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·Dined on November 18, 2017

Great restaurant for a date night. The food is superb, the service was top-class, and the environment was perfect for a date or special occasion.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Romantic, Special Occasion, Seasonal
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·Dined on November 16, 2017

The kitchen ran out of food the service was poor, we got what they want

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 (Nashville)·Dined on November 14, 2017

I've been here many times, and they never disappoint.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Business Meals
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 (Birmingham)·Dined on November 14, 2017

Service was great and the food was good. I loved the scallop dish. Would go back.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Seasonal, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Good for a Date
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 (Birmingham)·Dined on November 11, 2017

We love having dinner at Seasons 52 but don’t let them have your email address because they will bombard you with emails daily.

Tags: Casual
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 (Birmingham)·Dined on November 10, 2017

The food was fabulous as usual. Bailey, our server, was fantastic. Checked on us just enough without being interruptive. We always love going here for date night.

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·Dined on November 9, 2017

One of the best meals you can get in Birmingham

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 (Birmingham)·Dined on November 6, 2017

Food was great as usual. Service was very slow. We were there over 2 hours.

Tags: Good for a Date, Healthy, Bar Seating
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Our waitress Sophia was amazing! Made sure we were taken care of, food was perfect and came out timely. Thank you for taking pride in you job!

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·Dined on November 4, 2017

Don’t use open table to get a table here they will move you to the back I’ve the line I had a reservation for 7:30 arrive at 7:15 they got us a table at 8 so don’t waste your time with using open table here I’ve had great experiences with other restaurants but not seasons 52

Tags: Comfort Food
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 3, 2017

Service was slow. But waitress was very nice. Chicken was very dry. Burned first order of Brussel sprouts. Good value with harvest specials.

Tags: Happy Hour, Casual
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 2, 2017

Bartenders knew their wines and had great service from them. Our waiter when seated...not so much. We had to ask twice for WATER. We ordered the tasting menu (same thing for both of us) and he couldn't remember our orders. He must have been inexperienced and just could not find a good rhythm between our table and others. My other occasions here have been wonderful top to bottom.

Great value for excellent food!

Tags: Bar Seating, Seasonal, Cozy
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·Dined on November 2, 2017

Our lunch was a delightful experience--good food, good wine. We enjoyed the experience.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Disabled Access, Casual, Afternoon Tea, Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies, Quick Bite
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vip
 (Birmingham)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Celebrating a Birthday. The staff was great and made it a remembrance.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 26, 2017

Wonderful ambience. Our server was Megan, she was very courteous and well informed. Food was delicious, the plus point of this place is there is a separate vegetarian and vegan menu, which some people might like!!

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 (Charleston)·Dined on October 24, 2017

I had a great birthday dinner tonight at Seasons 52. Wesley took great care of us. I highly suggest this restaurant.

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·Dined on October 22, 2017

Nice, wish we had a quieter spot. Our waiter was Awesome!

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·Dined on October 21, 2017

It was my birthday and they went all out with appetizers, champagne and dessert tower. Mimi was fantastic and just did a great job making my day so special. We have been there many times and will continue to return

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vip
 (Las Vegas)·Dined on October 21, 2017

This was literally the worst dining experience I've ever had! Food was not cooked! Ordered wine that never appeared! Only got half of our appetizer's . Took a hour and half to get entre's which were not cooked properly or were cold. Service was the worst I've ever seen! Her manager was a complete idiot whom never though to try to handle the situation correctly .
Only positive thing I can say is the General Manager finally came over and apologized and gave gift cards. Hopefully she fires the door manager . I won't be back and he we had friends in whom has to endure this dining disaster ! We eat out a lot but never in this horribly ran restaurant .

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·Dined on October 19, 2017

I had never been before but my family had we save up three birthdays and went however the food was ok but not great and they didn’t offer the birthday champagne toast like they had before. When we ask the waiter he said it was because there were kids at the table but w had on 17 year old and two kids under five in a party of 11? We had to ask three different times for drink refills for what we paid it did not seem worth it . The food was just ok not much seasoning in fact the potatoes were bland. There were grilled veggies on some of the entrees and they were burnt I have had grilled veggies before and they were great but some of the carrots u couldn’t eat because of they were so chared The steak that a few of our party got and the salmon were great but again it was not worth what we spent

Tags: Business Meals
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 17, 2017

Barely a 3...Artichoke hearts were like chewing on paper; no meat. Tuna had connective tissue attached and although it had good flavor, I couldn’t chew I thought without spitting out the tough pieces. The sprite was flat and had a strange flavor; completely ruined the cocktails that were ordered. The sea bass was great and the salads were nice too. Overall, a sub-par meal.

Tags: Seasonal, Good for Groups, Good for a Date
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