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."
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/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Beer, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch
Village Tavern Birmingham Ratings and Reviews
Love being greeted so warmly upon enteri ...
Love being greeted so warmly upon entering the front door of Village Tavern! We were seated promptly and someone took our beverage order immediately. Our party wanted to talk a while and catch up on our lives and our server was attentive but certainly not pushy. We asked some questions about menu items and got very good advice. Finished off the meal with the Warm Butter Cake that we had heard so much about and it was one of the most amazing desserts I have ever tasted!
We went to celebrate my grandmother's bi ...
We went to celebrate my grandmother's birthday, I however wish that we hadn't. The service was slow, the whole building was hot like there was no AC, and the food was sub-par. We even had to ask for ice for the waters because they didn't have any. The wait staff made it seem like an inconvenience to ask for ketchup to go with French fries. I will never go back to the restaurant, it was truly that disappointing.
Immediate seating, though we were 45 min ...
Immediate seating, though we were 45 minutes early for our reservation. Drinks came out within 5 minutes. Never an issue with drinks staying full. Quesidilla and Nacho appetizers were average, but again, came out quickly. Nachos ran out of chips and the waitress readily brought out more for us to finish off the toppings.
Trout is covered in some type of orange/ginger/soy marmalade the was just "to die" for! Chicken parmessan and fettucinni dishes were so large, it was impossible for them to be finished. Will keep coming back!
We were thankful we had reservations for ...
We were thankful we had reservations for Fathers Day. The restaurant was busy with diners and people waiting to get a table.
Our service was great and our food was delicious! Thank you both, Bethany and Leigh, for helping us enjoy our meal.
The menu is great for families and group ...
The menu is great for families and groups with varying tastes. Most of the food was great although accuracy on meat temp could be a little better - my burger was a little over cooked and another person's prime rib was under cooked. Our server was attentive enough but not particularly friendly and the frown never left his face so that was a bit of a downer. Since our last trip to Village Tavern had been exceptional, I had expectations that just weren't met. To be fair, compared to similar restaurants, I would still recommend Village Tavern over many of them.
Timing is everything
glad we had reservations at 5:45 pm (was told earlier "oh at that time no problem". We were seated by 6 and then waited for an hour for 2 wedge salads to be delivered. Then 5 entrees came while the sixth person finally said just tell them to forget it. Didn't want to wait for another hour to get dessert so left without any. Food was ok, but noise level and food service made evening stressful!
My wife and I had a "date" night for dinner. We had not been to the Village Tavern in a while. The food, wine, and particularly the service were all first rate. Our server ( Jacqueline(sp.?) ) was very good, and listened! She did not rush us to order, and asked us to put the menus on the edge of the table when we were ready to order. That allowed us to enjoy a few minutes with a drink , and feel like we were not being rushed so the table could be turned over quickly. The food arrived in a few minutes after ordering , and both entrees were outstanding! Thanks.
We are frequent visitors but the last time was disappointing. Service was adequate but slow. Food temperature was warm not hot (as it should have been). We do enjoy the Tavern but after the last time will definitely consider another location first.
We love the Village Tavern in Winston-Salem, so we decided to try this one in Birmingham. We shared the delicious chicken spring rolls as an appetizer, and it was so filling, I could not finish my salmon dinner. We were too full for dessert, and decided that next time, we might just order a couple of appetizers or flatbread.
I was really looking forward to my Caesar salad but the dressing was strange and not a bit like Caesar. I did not like it at all. I would never order it again.
I was also looking forward to the French onion soup but the broth was sort of bland and had no hint of sweetness from the onions that when sauteed long enough become sweet. I hate to say this, but I prefer Longhorn's French onion soup much, much more than The Taverns and will not order this again.
The restaurant didn't seem to be busier ...
The restaurant didn't seem to be busier than usual for a typical Sunday. We were promptly seated but a server never came to take our drink order nor did someone bring us water. After 12 minutes, I overheard a gentleman apologizing to another guest about the service. I decided to approach him after he finished with the other guest and let him know of our situation. He apologized, took our drink order, assigned a server to us, and the rest of our experience was great!
Surprised I Hadn't Gone Sooner
Wow, what a great find. Our server Breanna was wonderfully sweet, competent and energetic. The food was wonderful not just in flavor but in presentation. The Pork Chops were divine and the Chicken Alfredo was so delicious we couldn't stop sharing. Then came the butter cake desert with ice cream and strawberries....AMAZING. But best of all we met the Manager Cedric who was visible throughout the evening taking care of the entire restaurant and all of its customers.
What a great find close to home with wonderful food and service. Don't miss out on this one because it is a gem!
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