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Waysider

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1512 Greensboro Ave, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401-4509
+1 205-345-8239
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Monday
Closed
Hours:
Sun 18:30 - 01:00
Tue - Fri 17:30 - 02:00
Sat 17:30 - 00:00
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is probably THE BEST breakfast I've ever eaten. Amazing beignets, biscuits and pancakes. The staff is amazingly friendly and service was great.

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Thank Carl W
Delavan Wisconsin
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53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting my granddaughter at school in Tuscaloosa, we gladly waited almost an hour on a Saturday morning to cross the old wooden floor to a back table near the walls covered with photographs of famous moments in Alabama football history. There, we were served the most delicious southern food for breakfast: grits, eggs, bacon, potatoes, wonderful coffee and biscuits not... More 

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Thank marjude
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Parking is in back and kinda hard to find and they are not open on Monday. But the effort to find them is well worth it. They make the most wonderful, soft, warm, fresh little southern biscuits! The place is also covered in Univ. of Alabama memorabilia. We ate at a table with the bust of Paul "bear" Bryant! The... More 

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Thank P3902RQwilliamp
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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66 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Don't miss the Waysider when you are in Tuscaloosa. The breakfast is delicious with homemade biscuits, pancakes, grits, eggs, ham, bacon and more. Lunch is also delicious. Get there early or plan to wait!

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Thank Pattonplace66
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Amazing biscuits and even better beignets! They make absolutely wonderful tomato gravy, and the hashbrowns are one of a kind! The restaurant is charming and fits Tuscaloosa perfectly. A must go in Tuscaloosa!

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Thank Alexandra S
SanAntonio,TX
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75 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

I had to stop by Waysider for breakfast on Friday before the Miss St. game. I walked in with no wait on a Friday. Enjoyed reading the community "Tuscaloosa News" as I waited for my wonderful coffee, biscuits, scrambled eggs and plantation sausage. My grits were not hot but good. Several football coaches were eating and many locals. It is... More 

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Thank cbmbama
Tuscaloosa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

On a game weekend go early to be seated quickly. Around 8 the line grows and soon you will have moderate to long line to get in. I had vine ripe cantaloupe, two eggs scrambled with cheese - they were firm but moist and wonderful. I had their wonderful plantation pork split link sausage it was like a step back... More 

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Thank David W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We decided to go here because when you ask anyone who is a Alabama fan The Waysider is on their go to list of restaurants. We waited only 20 mins on what we thought would be crazy place to get a seat after a game day in Tuscaloosa. While waiting outside I needed some coffee. They were happy to oblige.... More 

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Thank Sbible
Mobile, Alabama
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

I hesitated visiting here for breakfast after reading the reviews until I realized the crowds are on weekends, especially on game days and when there are UA events. Weekdays are not crowded at all. Service was leisurely, but warm and friendly. My coffee cup was always full and my food was perfect - even my "over hard" eggs. There were... More 

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Thank Rebecca C
Houston, Texas
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

OI could not believe they served us biscuits that were burned on the bottom. the coffee was good but the food has been better. I know how can you screw up breakfast eggs overcooked tasteless home fries and $40.00 for 2 adults and 2 children. Used to be a lot cheaper too.

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Thank Bonnie w

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 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
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
18:30 - 01:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 02:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 02:00
Thursday
17:30 - 02:00
Friday
17:30 - 02:00
Saturday
17:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1512 Greensboro Ave, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401-4509
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Tuscaloosa
  • Phone Number: +1 205-345-8239

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?