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About The Bottle

The Bottle is a non-smoking restaurant that specializes in preparing entrees with classic French techniques using fresh, local ingredients.

***Please contact the restaurant directly if reserving for parties larger than 6.
***If a special or specific table or server request are needed please contact the restaurant directly. Call 256.704.5555

101 Washington St.
Huntsville, AL 35801
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
French American

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4pm - 11:00pm

Cross Street:
Clinton Avenue

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(256) 704-5555

Website:
http://www.thebottledowntown.com/

Parking Details:
The Bottle offers complimentary Valet parking.

Executive Chef:
Chef Andy Howery and Chef Chris McDonald

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Non-Smoking, Private Room

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Details
Mon - Sat 5:00PM - 5:30PM 8:30PM - 10:00PM

Private Dining

The Bottle is available for private parties of many sizes. We specialize in providing a dining experience for small intimate dinners or business meetings to larger gatherings and parties.

The Bottle Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.6

ambience

4.5

value

4.2

Noise

Quiet

93% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (41)
Special Occasion (40)
Good for Anniversaries (36)
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Romantic (31)
Notable Wine List (24)
Creative Cuisine (21)
Good for Birthdays (17)
Quiet Conversation (17)
Cozy (16)
Business Meals (15)
Fit for Foodies (13)
Pre/post Theatre (12)
Worth the Drive (12)
Authentic (12)
Handcrafted Cocktails (10)
Local Ingredients (10)
Good for Groups (8)
Neighborhood Gem (8)
Tasting Menu (7)
People Watching (6)
Hot Spot (4)
Seasonal (4)
Happy Hour (4)
Bar Seating (3)
Great Beer (3)
Paleo Friendly (3)
Comfort Food (2)
Healthy (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Great for Brunch (1)
Fun (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Live Music (1)
Scenic View (1)
Sunday Lunch (1)
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·Dined a day ago

Took the server a while to get to us, the tables were seated so closely to the other ones we could literally hear the other persons conversations, which forced us to whisper for privacy. The food was great though. Will definitely return and will perhaps request a table that’s secluded.

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·Dined 2 days ago

It was very nice

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 (Birmingham)·Dined 2 days ago

This was our first time to eat at The Bottle. The food was fabulous and our server was very attentive. The only complaint I have is where we were seated. We were wanting a romantic dinner, but were seated towards the back where the kitchen area is and there were servers constantly coming and going. It was quite noisy and hard to create the intimate conversation we were wanting. We’d go again, but request to be seated somewhere else.

Tags: Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Romantic
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 (Birmingham)·Dined 3 days ago

Great food in a great atmosphere! The local cheese platter was a great appetizer! Excellent wine selection!

Tags: Romantic
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 (Birmingham)·Dined 3 days ago

The Bottle continues to deliver great service and great food. We are always satisfied with the range of different entre choices and how thoughtful the preparation is. Lamb Chops and Scallops this time were both superb. Crab cake appetizer was really excellent. We look forward to the next visit!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Local Ingredients, Seasonal, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine
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 (Birmingham)·Dined 4 days ago

Outstanding, as always! We are regulars at The Bottle, typically as a party of two, but often as part of a party of up to 16, and have never been disappointed. The filet was perfectly prepared and melted in our mouths. The mashed potatoes were perfect, and retained the taste of fresh potatoes; something you don't often find these days. The broccolini was delicious, and the creme brulee was perfect. Service was outstanding. Ambiance was excellent. We'll be back!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Paleo Friendly, Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies
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 (Birmingham)·Dined 5 days ago

Valentine’s Dinner with friends. Had reservations. No wait. Great food & service. Wine was a bit pricey, but overall great evening.

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 (Birmingham)·Dined 5 days ago

Fantastic Valentine’s dinner!

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·Dined 6 days ago

My girlfriend needed water and the waiter did not return for 20 minutes. I finally got the attention of the man with water and he said he would be right back with it. He never returned. Our meal arrived after 35 minutes and the $39. steak I ordered was barely warm and undercooked so I sent it back. It was returned better cooked and hot. The waiter said he would be back to check on us in a few minutes. The waiter disappeared and did not return to refill our drinks or to check on us until we were finished. Overall the restaurant is nice and the food, once it was cooked properly and arrived, was very good. The wait staff was not friendly and service was very poor. I would not recommend it and don't plan on returning.

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 (Birmingham)·Dined 6 days ago

Good food but a little salty. There is a 2 person table in a awkward position that seemed to be a priority to feel even when other seats were open.

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (Birmingham)·Dined 6 days ago

As always another fantastic meal at The Bottle. Chef Andy is fabulous as always and our server Lucy was extremely attentive.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Cozy, Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (New York Area)·Dined 6 days ago

Jeremy and Shannon were wonderful- they made our evening a wonderful treat! The food, as always, was fantastic from our starters to dessert. We cannot wait to return.

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 (Birmingham)·Dined on February 11, 2018

The food was absolutely delicious! Would highly recommend!

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 (Birmingham)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Excellent dining experience. Every course was delicious. The waiter was kind and courteous. It was nice for the chef to come out and say hello! Great night at The Bottle. Will be going again.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Birmingham)·Dined on February 10, 2018

We went to The Bottle for the one-year anniversary of our engagement. Dinner was perfect, and our waiter, Mark, was very attentive without being intrusive. My husband and I were able to enjoy our meal and have uninterrupted conversation. It couldn't have been more perfect. The chefs and bartender are superb. I don't know their names, but whoever they are, I hope you're paying them very well. We will be back!

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Birthdays, Live Music, Healthy, Tasting Menu, Business Meals, Scenic View, Notable Wine List, Great for Brunch, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Bar Seating, People Watching, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Great Beer, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Happy Hour, Sunday Lunch, Good for Groups, Authentic, Cozy, Hot Spot, Fun
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·Dined on February 10, 2018

The food was absolutely fabulous and the service was stellar. Other than it being a little pricey, it was perfect! We will be back!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Hot Spot
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 (Birmingham)·Dined on February 6, 2018

Excellent food, service and atmosphere. Classy place for a meal and experience that exceeds your expectations.

Tags: Afternoon Coffee, Tasting Menu, Good for a Date, Authentic, Business Meals
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 (Birmingham)·Dined on February 4, 2018

Always excellent service and fabulous food!

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·Dined on February 4, 2018

The food, Scallops, was outstanding and the service was very good. Unfortunately, the seating was crappy. We had a table next to the kitchen and the entire meal was overshadowed by the constant flow of wait staff by our table, the activity in the wine cellar and the noise from the kitchen. The seating pretty much ruined what would have been a nice night.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Always good! Fresh Black Grouper, steaks and salads

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Pre/post Theatre, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation, Handcrafted Cocktails, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Seasonal, Romantic, Local Ingredients, People Watching, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Bar Seating, Good for Groups, Authentic, Tasting Menu
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on January 27, 2018

We decided to try the Bottle for our Anniversary and were a little disappointed. Everything we ate was very salty. The filet was fantastic, but the glaze on top of it was loaded with salt. The dessert menu looked great, we chose the chocolate peanut butter dome with caramel sauce, which sounds amazing. The caramel sauce is supposed to melt the chocolate to open the dome and soften everything inside, but what happened was everything got hard and chewy instead. We didn't eat it because it just got stuck in your teeth. For the money paid and it being a special occasion, my wife was sad.

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 (Birmingham)·Dined on January 27, 2018

1st time to eat at The Bottle but will not be the last. Food was awesome, serves was perfect. Great date night after a hard week.

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 (Birmingham)·Dined on January 25, 2018

Very nice restaurant

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 (Birmingham)·Dined on January 20, 2018

Excellent food, service at it’s best. For us an evening of everything being perfect.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Tasting Menu, Good for Groups, Business Meals
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 (Birmingham)·Dined on January 19, 2018

The food and service were both excellent. The Bottle delivered an upscale dining experience without being pompous. Definitely recommend!

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 (Birmingham)·Dined on January 19, 2018

All our food was cold. Two (party of four) chose to just eat what they got. One sent back the whole plate. I opted to eat my steak, as I'm not that picky about steak's temperature and was hungry. I did send back my sides. They came back cold again - so I just didn't eat them or ask for more, just asked for the manager. We had to ask for bread after the entrees came. It still took awhile to get and when it was finally brought, there was no butter. (or oil and vinegar). The table across from us got bread before their entrees. We also had to ask for salt and pepper. And One of our drink orders was forgotten. All in all, a very forgetable experience. We get (much) better service at Applebee's.

On the plus side, the appetizers (Spicy Bottle Rocket Shrimp and Crab Cakes) were quite good.

All in all, most of the issues were likely due to the server. We were there with our daughter and son-in-law. They had been before and had no problems. We will ask for a different server, if we go back.

They finally comped a round of drinks and half of our entrees. But it took a long time to get a manager and an even longer time for her to return. It was such a different experience from Ruth's Chris.

Tags: Happy Hour
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 (Birmingham)·Dined on January 18, 2018

Food was great, service was great. Restaurant was basically empty but sat us squished in a corner where I had to move the table to sit, the table was very wobbly so moved us to another one, ended up sitting directly in front of the door which had a constant freezing draft everytime someone opened the curtain. Would have been nice to not spend my anniversary freezing but the food, wine, and service was very good.

Tags: Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 18, 2018

As a group of five friends gathering to reconnect and catch up, we were pleased with the noise level so we could chat. When we informed our server that we weren’t in a hurry, she was very accommodating. The additional servers were attentive without being intrusive. The chef stopped by a couple of times to say hello and ask how our meals were. He also surprised us with a complimentary appetizer for the table between courses. We had tomato bisque, wilted slaw salads, grouper, scallops and venison and no one was disappointed. The Table shared the apple tart dessert topped with ice cream and we all agreed it was delicious. We were very pleased d will definitely return.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Local Ingredients, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays
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 (Birmingham)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Our service was very slow initially. No water /bar and no menu.
Web menu posted veal and duck, neither was available.
Martini was excellent as well as the scallops and lamb. Bartender and chef were spot on!

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 (Birmingham)·Dined on January 6, 2018

This was the first time we had dined at The Bottle. We went for husband's birthday. The food and drinks were good. We will definitely eat here again.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on January 5, 2018

First Time to the Bottle....Everything was first class....Loved the intimate nooks where you could be seated. Food excellent, service excellent, valet parking....Will look forward to going back again.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Tasting Menu, Good for a Date
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 (Birmingham)·Dined on December 30, 2017

The bottle was outstanding. The service was perfect. I highly recommend.

Tags: Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Fit for Foodies, Business Meals, Notable Wine List
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 (Birmingham)·Dined on December 28, 2017

I love the Bottle. It is fine dining without being stuffy. I will come back.

Tags: Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Nice cozy restaurant in the heart of downtown HSV. The ambiance is elegant with fast service. The food was okay. We expected a little more flavor (filet minon and salmon), but the presentation was great. The server forget to bring my Mule and we wish a bread was served with dinner. The bread pudding dessert was amazing!

Tags: Business Meals, Pre/post Theatre, Cozy, Special Occasion, Romantic
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 (Birmingham)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Service was ok. Was placed at a table wear cold air came in from outside . Food was great but came out luke not hot .

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 (Birmingham)·Dined on December 23, 2017

I love The Bottle BUT was very disappointed that I requested a special dessert as a surprise for my husband TWICE before I got there for our 26 year wedding anniversary and nothing happened. When I spoke to the manager/chef he was very uninterested in what I had to say and seemed dismissive. The two of us spent $160 that night on our bill. Not exactly chump change. Unfortunately I will not eat here again. It was my favorite place but not anymore.

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 (Nashville)·Dined on December 20, 2017

Tuna appetizer and Wilted Slaw Salad are a must. NZ Lamb and Filet were very nice and cooked as expected

Tags: Good for Groups, Handcrafted Cocktails, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Great Beer
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 20, 2017

Started with a meat and cheese platter. Generous portion of really delicious meats and cheeses. Only two cheeses both were excellent. I would highly recommend it

Wife had grouper. Outstanding! If you like fish get this perfectly prepared

Rack of lamb was excellent. Try it with the polenta instead of the vegetables

Will definitely be back

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 (Birmingham)·Dined on December 19, 2017

Service and food were great!

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 (Birmingham)·Dined on December 18, 2017

Food and service were outstanding as usual. The only down side of our dining experiences here is it can get relatively loud as most people apparently don't care much for sharing their conversations with the tables around them. This takes away from truly enjoying a romantic dinner.

Tags: Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion
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