About 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."

101 Summit Blvd.
Birmingham, AL 35243
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
American, Steak

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

Cross Street:
280

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options

Phone Number:
(205) 970-1640

Website:
http://www.villagetavern.com/

Entertainment:
Live music every Wednesday night 6:30pm.-9:30pm. Friday 10:30pm.-2:00am. Saturday 10:30pm.-2:00am.

Parking Details:
We offer complimentary Valet parking.

Public Transit:
The Summit offers a Shuttle from anywhere in the Summit that passed by the Village Tavern approximately every 15-20 minutes.

Executive Chef:
Mary Grace Viado

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Beer, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch

Village Tavern Birmingham Ratings and Reviews

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4.4

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.4

service

4.4

ambience

4.4

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

94% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (39)
Special Occasion (34)
Great for Lunch (31)
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Good for Groups (30)
Good for Birthdays (29)
Good for Anniversaries (28)
Casual (27)
Business Meals (23)
Comfort Food (23)
Cozy (18)
Romantic (17)
Worth the Drive (17)
Bar Seating (16)
Great for Brunch (14)
Fun (13)
Neighborhood Gem (13)
Quiet Conversation (13)
Happy Hour (12)
Notable Wine List (12)
Sunday Lunch (12)
Creative Cuisine (11)
Pre/post Theatre (10)
Fit for Foodies (9)
Great for Outdoor Dining (9)
Healthy (8)
Local Ingredients (8)
Authentic (7)
Handcrafted Cocktails (7)
Tasting Menu (7)
Disabled Access (6)
Hot Spot (6)
Seasonal (6)
Good Vegetarian Options (6)
Vibrant Bar Scene (6)
Kid-friendly (5)
Great Beer (5)
Late-night Find (5)
People Watching (5)
Quick Bite (5)
Vegan (4)
Gluten Free Options (3)
Afternoon Coffee (2)
Afternoon Tea (2)
Organic (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
Scenic View (2)
Spicy (2)
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 (Western NC)·Dined 5 days ago

Our waitress was great. However, the food was nothing to rave about. It was my first and will be my last time to go.

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 (Birmingham)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Very good food, as always! The service was good too.

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 (Birmingham)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Will was awesome and took great care of us. He was very familiar with the menu and gave outstanding customer service.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Excellent! Best Prime Rib ever!! Needs to keep tables cleaned and cleaned up paying those prices though.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Good for Groups
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 (Birmingham)·Dined on January 7, 2018

The food is usually great at Village Tavern. Had brunch this past Sunday 1/7/18 and ordered the salmon benedict. The salmon was over cooked and eggs were not poached well. They were out of hashbrowns and just replaced them with french fries without even asking what I wanted to substitute. Mario was great but the food was not up to its usual standards.

Tags: Afternoon Coffee, Good for Anniversaries, Comfort Food, Notable Wine List, Quick Bite, Gluten Free Options, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Sunday Lunch, Disabled Access, Fit for Foodies, Happy Hour, Tasting Menu, Cozy, Great Beer
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·Dined on January 7, 2018

Loved it! Food and service excellent. We will definitely come back.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Good for a Date
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 (Birmingham)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Dinner and service were great. The dessert, carrot cake, listed as their best was a disappointment.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food, Cozy, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Birmingham)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Very tasty dinners and excellent service. Happy that our request to be seated near the fireplace was honored.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Great for Lunch
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 (Birmingham)·Dined on January 4, 2018

Always a treat—food and service. And Travis is the best server!

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Sunday Lunch, Great for Lunch
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·Dined on January 1, 2018

Poor wine selection. VERY few wines from France. We found a few selections by the glass, but nothing by the bottle. And when we ordered our wine, it took 20 minutes. The appetizer took 10 minutes. My wife waited for the wine to be served BEFORE she started the appetizer. We felt wine service and the selection in wines to be poor reflection of the Tavern.

Tags: Good for a Date, Local Ingredients, Comfort Food
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 (Birmingham)·Dined on December 31, 2017

New Years Eve.

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·Dined on December 31, 2017

Love the Spring Rolls, always a great Entree'. I dine there 2 - 4 times a year, Love it. I have recommended it to friends and family.

Tags: Bar Seating, Romantic, Scenic View, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Good for Groups, People Watching, Fun, Good for a Date
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·Dined on December 31, 2017

Grouper Florentine was delicious! Pimento cheese dip appetizer was a hit with everyone. Village Tavern is so consistently good, that it’s become a staple when dining out with friends, family, or clients. I haven’t had anything less than a perfect meal, service, or ambiance, everytime I’ve been. Management and staff deserve kudos, and you owe it to yourself to try this restaurant.

Tags: Business Meals, Romantic, Disabled Access, Great for Lunch, Paleo Friendly, Healthy, Cozy, Pre/post Theatre, Worth the Drive, Local Ingredients, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on December 30, 2017

Went to the village off of a review I read off yelp! Let’s start off the scene was very nice low lighting very nice the staff very professional very prompt and very honest!!! I order the crab dip and spring rolls as my appetizer spring rolls they where very good but the crab dip was just warm tuna with a lot of mayo the beer selection was amazing and the wine. Off too main course I had the New York strip season very well cook fair to what I wanted but can’t really complain the steak was good the price over all was very over priced I have had very epic meals very amazing dinner aka Perry steakhouse the village should not even come close to there price range is the reasoning I only rate a 3 stars very poor appetizers and cost

Tags: Seasonal
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·Dined on December 30, 2017

It was my first time dining at Village Tavern. My sister ma recommended it for my birthday and I truly enjoyed it.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Birmingham)·Dined on December 25, 2017

The food was delicious, the service very special and we were treated as valued customers.
I would recommend it to anyone.

Tags: Special Occasion, Great for Brunch, Authentic
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 (Birmingham)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Christmas Eve dinner. Got there early, almost an hour before our reservation and had cocktails in the bar. Good service but a bit proud of their cocktails which were small for $10.00. Got summoned that our table was ready. Server never mentioned Merry Christmas and we had to ask for our cocktails to be refreshed. Food was good but service was only adequate. The place was very busy but for the prices really expected better service. This is one of our "go to" places so we will be back and hope the service is more up to par.

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 (Birmingham)·Dined on December 24, 2017

My family ate here on Dec 23rd, and had a wonderful time. Good wine, good food. For us, it’s too loud, but that wouldn’t keep us from going back again.

Tags: Special Occasion
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·Dined on December 23, 2017

We eat here often. Never disappointed. Best steaks in Bham. Highly recommended.

Tags: Good for Groups, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Comfort Food, Great Beer, Happy Hour, Late-night Find, Great for Brunch, Kid-friendly
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 (Birmingham)·Dined on December 21, 2017

My husband and I enjoyed our date at the Tavern. The service is always great, the food delicious and the atmosphere is outstanding. We enjoyed sitting at the bar where there was live music. Also, on Wednesday you get half off bottle or glass of wine which is a plus. We will be back!

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 (Birmingham)·Dined on December 21, 2017

The chicken marsala and the ribeye is awesome

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 17, 2017

We've eaten at the Village Tavern on many occasions and generally enjoy the food and service but not this time. Service was slow and certainly not in a good mood. The air vent dripped on my friend on her side of table steadily through meal. Food took exceptionally long to get and one meal was void of the vegetable while one meal got their side after almost completing their main course.
I will give the restaurant the fact it was a holiday weekend but there are many other places that certainly do a better job in food quality and service.

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·Dined on December 16, 2017

We went for a nice, relaxing dinner before the ballet. The vallet option was fantastic and the people were friendly. Making reservations is a good move, so be sure to do that. The food was delivered quickly and we were very pleased. A fantastic place to eat for any occasion.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Bar Seating, Good Vegetarian Options, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Cozy, Great for Lunch, Worth the Drive, Comfort Food, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Healthy, Vegan, Fun, Good for a Date, Spicy
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·Dined on December 15, 2017

Great service - waiters and waitresses! Got us in and out quickly for downtown event we were running late.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Quick Bite, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Healthy, Fun, Comfort Food
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vip
 (Birmingham)·Dined on December 15, 2017

Four of us had a very good meal with great service. The prime rib was cooked perfectly and was very tasty.

Tags: Casual
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 (Birmingham)·Dined on December 12, 2017

This is our go-to place for good food and a comfortable atmosphere. Food is consistently good, service great and reasonably priced.

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 (Birmingham)·Dined on December 11, 2017

Perfect, like every other time! Great food and great service from Jared!

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 (Birmingham)·Dined on December 10, 2017

We came for the prime rib and they were out by 7:30. It took over an hour for our food to come.

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 (Birmingham)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Very disappointed in village tavern on this visit. We have been patronizing this restaurant for years and it was always excellent until the past six months. Not sure if it is under new management or some other change. We had a reservation for dinner. Upon arrival we checked in and were told our table would be ready momentarily. Ten minutes past our reservation time I went back to the desk and reminded them we had a reservation. The same host seemed unsure what was going on and had not even pursued finding us a table. Once at our table, an employee came and told us she needed our empty chair even though it was holding our coats and purses. The food took an hour to arrive. Half of it was cold. Our waiter provided no explanation. The restrooms were dirty and out of paper towels. This restaurant will no longer be on our list.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good Vegetarian Options, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Pre/post Theatre, Happy Hour, Bar Seating, Notable Wine List
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 (Birmingham)·Dined on December 7, 2017

The Tavern is one of our favorite places to eat in Birmingham. It has a menu that has many food choices. The food is always good and service is very good.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food
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·Dined on December 1, 2017

My friends and I had a delightful evening at The Village Tavern. the food was good. The ambience was pleasant; and we would definitely recommend The Village Tavern to our friends.

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 30, 2017

Overall not wow’ed, decent for casual and semi-fine dining. PrIcing a bit much for value obtained.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Business Meals
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·Dined on November 30, 2017

Enjoyed the food and the service was excellent. The restaurant is a too noisy for good conversation. That is my only complaint. Will return in hopes it is not as loud.
Thanks

Tags: Great for Lunch, Sunday Lunch
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·Dined on November 23, 2017

I️ was very disappointed with the mood the servers were in. Food came out quick, and it was delicious. The servers made us feel very uncomfortable and like an inconvenience

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 (Birmingham)·Dined on November 23, 2017

The Beef Filet and Salmon were warm instead of hot.
The Chicken Marsala , Club, and Crab Cake Sandwich were all very good.
Waitress was excellent. Kitchen sent 1 of our dishes out 20 minutes after everyone else’s. They “comped” this meal which was kind.

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·Dined on November 12, 2017

We sat in a booth, the lights overhead caused a glare on my glasses the was irritating.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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 (Birmingham)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Excellent food and very good service. Got a little noisy later in the evening. A bulb over our table was blown which made it too dark. Overall a nice experience. Definitely will visit again.

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 (Birmingham)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Love this place! Good food and service and just spacious and very appealing.

Tags: Hot Spot, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Business Meals
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 (Birmingham)·Dined on November 11, 2017

I had an awesome time with my friends and we really enjoyed lunch

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Great for Lunch
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·Dined on November 11, 2017

The service and food--both excellent. This was a birthday dinner for my husband. I called ahead of time to ask that a birthday dessert be brought to the table at the end of the meal. I was told my server would be informed. Dessert never came. The reason called early was so that I didn't have to leave the table and ask that the server bring the desert. I was very disappointed.

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