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521 Montgomery Hwy Ste 113, Vestavia Hills, AL 35216-1876
+1 205-823-1505
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11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been here several times. This last visit it was just so so and the food was overpriced for the size of the amount you get.

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Thank Anthony P
Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We've been eating here for years, and it just keeps getting better. We no longer live in the area, but always make sure we eat at Bistro V when we're back in town. The quality of the food is unsurpassed and service is excellent. They do a great job of incorporating seasonal items on their menu.

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Thank duneallengirl
Birmingham AL
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Four of us had lunch at Bistro V after the Bluff Park Art Show on Saturday, October 1. Three of us had the seafood special, grouper on a grit cake with cherry tomatoes and a white sauce. Boy was it good! We get the special almost every time and it is always lip-smacking delicious. The fried oysters are also great,... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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253 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Arrived at opening with a reservation. Empty. They had a very hard time seating us???? Could not decide where we could sit. The hostess explained that on Friday nights their regulars liked to sit in the bar area (where we requested)...not one person in the place at 5pm. Were they expecting a flood of traffic in the next 30-45 minutes?... More 

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Thank Leigh-Traveler2015
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

In the interest of full disclosure - we live down the street but this was our first visit (we just moved here). It had been recommended by a friend. We eat early. Made a last minute reservation online. Arrived early to an empty restaurant. My wife hates to sit in the open. Fellow seats us in the middle. We ask... More 

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Thank Canauk
Birmingham, Alabama
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57 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

This man is not a trained chef. Can't be... Caeser salad was oil and vinegar. My German Shepard could make better caeser than this. Grit cake needed salt. None on table, Crabcake disaster. Goo was pouring out of cake. Uncooked, yet burned on both sides .. This restaurant tries to be good but it is not. Too bad Vestavia still... More 

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Thank Gbpeachmom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed the experience. If I lived around here I would eat here on a regular basis. We had the scallops and the shrimp and grits. Both dinners were excellent. The service was great , as our plates were promptly removed and our drinks were kept topped off. We both left satisfied with the flavor, presentation and portion of the dinner.

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Thank Hopfam1
Birmingham, Alabama, United States
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482 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is a nice cozy neighborhood Bistro that has excellent food. the seafood was great and the steaks also looked quite good.

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Thank James W
Birmingham, Alabama
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217 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

we made reservations for 6 and were promptly seated at a table. The waitresses gave us the specials.we all ordered shrimp and grits.it was very good. The waitress came by to check on us.

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6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

A group of about 10 women from our Sunday School Class get together for lunch once a month at different places. Yesterday we went to Bistro V and the comments included "this is the best yet" and they loved the variety on the menu. The only problem was the lack of parking.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 521 Montgomery Hwy Ste 113, Vestavia Hills, AL 35216-1876
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Vestavia Hills
  • Phone Number: +1 205-823-1505

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?