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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."
Birmingham, AL 35243
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
$30 and under
Live music every Wednesday night 6:30pm.-9:30pm. Friday 10:30pm.-2:00am. Saturday 10:30pm.-2:00am.
We offer complimentary Valet parking.
The Summit offers a Shuttle from anywhere in the Summit that passed by the Village Tavern approximately every 15-20 minutes.
Mary Grace Viado
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
After making a reservation and being told they would find the next available table, we found out we were just in line like we didn't. It was Mother's Day and they were not prepared for it. The place was filthy. Our server was good, but the food was not. Our side dish thrown on the plate was under cooked, our steak over cooked. Usually they are better, but today was not that day.
Unfortunately, either the Tavern was under staffed or some other difficulty in providing an enjoyable dining experience existed.
Reservation was for 7pm. We were seated at 7:25 and server not able to come to our table until 7:45. Took our orders and returned shortly before 8pm to tell my mother they were out of Grouper. (This was a Mother's Day Dinner). Then server left to get drink orders. He returned 5-10 minutes later to tell my brother-in-law they were out of pizza dough. He was offered alternative Gluten free pizza crust (they did comp his pizza).
My sister ordered her bar drink-Vodka and water. We are still laughing about this order-server mistakenly brought vodka in glass and separate glass of water. She asked for additional glass with ice to make her own drink. Server returned with glass-no ice and glass was hot (fresh from dishwasher).
Noise volume was very loud-finally quieted since most customers were gone when our meal finally arrived. Four or 7 dinners arrived then 2 more and finally pizza arrived.
Very disappointed in dining experience. We have enjoyed other meals at The Tavern that were not a disappointment.
Excellent food, ambiance and service. We had the Piminto Cheese Deviled Eggs with Bacon for an appetizer. It was amazing. The pimiento cheese was creamy and the candied bacon was cooked perfectly. My wife had the Chilean Seabass and it was excellent. Thick cut of filet with an amazing Asian style sauce. I had the Filet Oscar cooked rare and it was done perfectly. The sever was attentive and prompt. The place had a great vibe and smelled like a wood grill. Great choice in the Summit.
Six girlfriends/co-workers met for dinner. We try to do it every month or so. Picked Village Tavern for the varied menu and beautiful decor. The Executive Chef, Ira, came out and checked on us, what a master chef and great guy. We chose different dishes and enjoyed every bite of the 4 delicious desserts we shared. One of our best choices in restaurants so far!!
Loved using OpenTable to make reservations on the restaurant's website.
We have eaten here several times and consider it out favorite to celebrate a special occasion. We have NEVER had a bad meal and I have even had the meatloaf before! The servers are all very personable. They are honest in their appraisal of the offerings - even getting a negative on something I was considering - a negative given in a personal manner. Chancellor was our server and he was very attentive. I had grouper and my girlfriend had a spinach salad. She reports that the spinach salad is the best served any where - having gotten it 3 times while visiting. I have tried several different dishes - and liked them all. The menu is such that I would think anyone could find a selection. I am a product of traditional southern cooking - thus the meatloaf! We have been served in the bar as well. The bar is a comfortable room dedicated to civilized conversation. We enjoy this restaurant immensely!
We enjoyed a quiet Sunday evening meal with our family on Easter. Even after one of the busiest of days, our waiter was pleasant and attentive. The cocktails were strong; loved the blackberry LIT. For appetizers, we ordered the warm crab dip and a flatbread. Both were delicious. We each enjoyed our entrees, with the steak tacos getting rave reviews from three family members. The VIllage Tavern was the perfect place to enjoy a holiday family meal that I didn't have to cook!
Service was poor. Drinks were empty most of the meal. Took forever to receive appetizers and salads. My salad was served less than 2 minutes before main course. Food was ok. Steaks were over cooked at a place that boasts "best steaks in Alabama". Fried oysters arrived cold and undercooked.
Easter Sunday Brunch. Our party of five was seated promptly for our reservation. Food and service were quite good. This place does very well for a limited chain and MUCH better than Seasons 52 which is close by. It's one of our "go to" places for friends and family, too.
My husband and I love to go to The Village Tavern for dinner on our date nights. We usually get there at least 30 minutes before our reservation, so that we have time to relax in the bar with a drink first.
On this particular night, it was our anniversary, and we were treated to a delicious desert by the restaurant for us to share. Very nice.
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