About Village Tavern Birmingham
Birmingham, AL 35243
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."
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
Lunch with business associates was a ple ...
Lunch with business associates was a pleasant experience thanks to great food and attentive waitstaff. The crab dip was delicious. Also very good was the Small filet and shrimp and grits. Warm butter cake for desert was outstanding. Definitely worth return visit.
Great food and FANTASTIC service! Went f ...
Great food and FANTASTIC service! Went for Sunday lunch New Years Eve and it was POURING down rain when we left. The manager who was incredible helped me get my mom-n-law (who is in a wheelchair) to the car and into it while it was still pouring rain. He was soaked but could not have been nicer and more willing to help. Thank You Village Tavern for starting our 2017 out on a grateful note!
Out of all the times I've been to Villag ...
Out of all the times I've been to Village Tavern... this missed the mark, by far!
Ambiance, Noise level and Service was not good for "a Table for Two, Date."
Sitting us right by the kitchen/serving area, where all the staff stands and waits, was not optimal for a nicely dressed couple out on a date... and it wasn't like we just showed up to take any given table. Reservations were made. Common sense could have gone a long way. Also, for whatever reason, it felt like service dropped off due to distraction of being where the staff was congregating. After the main dish was ordered, a single offer of refill and/or need anything else was given, as in once. I love the food at Village Tavern and if I were there with my kids, friends, co-workers or just a group, the seating would have sufficed. NOT for a couple out for dinner/date. Again... common sense by the staff would go a long way!
Traffic was bad, parking was terrible. W ...
Traffic was bad, parking was terrible. We were late for our reservation, but were seated right away. Server was prompt. The place was dark, crowded and noisy. They messed up my order and said it would be compted but it wasn't. Overall a bad experience.
Dinner at Village Tavern was excellent a ...
Dinner at Village Tavern was excellent as usual - with one tiny but annoying exception. A couple of reviews ago I mentioned that they had changed the bread they served from a tasty hot loaf to something tough and tasteless. In my last review, I was happy to report they had gone back to the original bread - something we congratulated the manager about. Sad to say, they are back to the tough, tasteless variety which came as sliced bread, cold. I took one bite and abandoned the rest. It was like two-day-old white bread. You may think its an unimportant thing in the scope of a lovely meal, but remember - it's the first food item you are served (you have to request bread). When this small item is of such poor quality, it changes the way you feel about the entire experience.
The good was delicious but the Warm Butt ...
The good was delicious but the Warm Butter Cake was incredible!
The description does not mention the vanilla ice cream and the strawberry and blueberries. This dessert was a very pleasant surprise at the end of a delightful meal. I am thrilled to know they are open Christmas Eve!
Village Tavern is a consistent casual re ...
Village Tavern is a consistent casual restaurant. They have a pretty good selection of food that is average. Decor is nice and service is attentive. It is a good place for a casual get together for business or friends but not for deep discussion as it can be a little noisy. Lively bar area for happy hour.
We made a reservation for two three days ...
We made a reservation for two three days in advance. After browsing the menu online we had strong ideas of the dishes we wanted to order. Upon arriving there was no table reserved, but no wait. We were greeted by a friendly server but immediately told they were out of sea bass, pork chops, prime rib, Ny strip, fish and chips, and grouper. Fairly disappointing for a 7:30 on Sunday night when we planned to order fish. I had shrimp tacos, and spouse had filet. The tacos were great! Filet was good but just slightly overcooked. For all of the disappointment of the menu we were offered dessert at no charge. We selected the butter cake and the server gladly accepted a substitution of caramel sauce instead of berries. The dessert was out of this world yummy and sort of made up for the rest. I suggest coming back, but not on a Sunday night!
Did not feel the restaurant delivered on ...
Did not feel the restaurant delivered on the expectations set by the website. There was no cappuccino, my tomato basil soup was barely warm and my chicken spinach salad was drowned in dressing making it too difficult to eat. Was very disappointed.
The food, service, table, etc were all g ...
The food, service, table, etc were all good and I would have rated it higher, but when the bill came I was only given the total due and not an itemized bill. I thought it seemed a bit higher than it should be so I asked for an itemized bill. Sure enough, there were two items on my ticket that we didn't order and I had to point it out to the waiter and get a corrected bill. People can make mistakes, but that is a pretty bad one to make. I shouldn't have to worry that I'll get charged for something that I didn't eat.
We have enjoyed dining regularly at the ...
We have enjoyed dining regularly at the Village Tavern for about 6 years. Very nice bar area and very nice dining room. Generally, dinners are very good and worthy of praise. Some of the items on the menu marked "New" and pushed by their servers are overpriced and just OK. Would recommend some of their older menu standbys which are quite good.
I love the Village Tavern, and I make su ...
I love the Village Tavern, and I make sure to get a meal there almost every time I'm in Birmingham. I especially enjoy the Pimento Cheese Deviled Eggs with candied bacon. The bacon-wrapped scallops are always a favorite too, and I've never had a bad thing to say about anything on the menu.
Should've known that things weren't goin ...
Should've known that things weren't going to be up to the normal standard when the server couldn't explain the difference between a regular ribeye and the Delmonico ribeye other than it being thicker because the uncooked weight was more..
Appetizer was good.
Main courses arrived
My steak was below par but edible and I was starving, dates steak was tougher than old boots.
To give them credit, the manager replaced her steak but by the time that arrived we had both finished sides etc. Her replacement steak tasted divine, nothing like the one I had in taste or texture.
Honestly I think we could've had comparable service and food at Longhorn, not impressed at all..
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