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1512 Greensboro Ave, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401-4509
+1 205-345-8239
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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1512 Greensboro Ave, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401-4509
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Reviewed 30 April 2016

Red Eye Gravy! Who does that anymore. This is the quintessential southern breakfast. The pancakes are perfect, as are the eggs made to order. The biscuits are legendary. Six am. And the waitresses are friendly and seem genuinely glad to see you. I love the...More

Thank Chickelbuck
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Hearty breakfast in a small, quaint house. Be there at opening or you'll have to wait. Great coffee and tasty biscuits to perk you up. Visitors, college students, locals, and football players alike frequent this historic restaurant.

Thank Lynne N
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

Love this place . Cute old house . The bacon is flavorful and well done without being dry and brittle or burnt. But the biscuits . Oh my. The are drop biscuits that are light and fluffy like a cloud on top with a nice...More

Thank youngboo
Reviewed 24 March 2016

I have lived in Tuscaloosa for years and finally went to the Waysider to see what the rave is about. The food is good, however the price for an omelet and side of bacon for two people and two cups of coffee was over $30....More

Thank tmiles87
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Came here on the recommendation of a friend for breakfast. It was packed (game day) and we got seated at an awful table near the counter, where everyone walked by and we were wedged in there. Not a great start. There is parking in the...More

Thank Glee47
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Local favorite. Small town restaraunt with great breakfast. Hard to find and harder to park. But worth it once you get in.

Thank Brandon A
Reviewed 20 January 2016

The Waysider is an Iconic restaurant in Tuscaloosa. They serve both lunch and breakfast, but their breakfast is what they do best. Eggs are cooked just like you want. pancakes are delicious and the coffee hot and plentiful. However, the best in my opinion is...More

Thank Wayne H
Reviewed 26 December 2015

I was looking for some breakfast in town. I wanted a local place not a Waffle House. I came across some great reviews for Waysider and stopped in. The place is this red house looking building. Inside there's tons of Bama memorabilia and it feels...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 19 December 2015

Nice, quaint old small house, customers pack in and do not mind the wait outside. Has plenty of University of Alabama culture and patrons. Great breakfast.

Thank bbridges1108
Reviewed 27 November 2015 via mobile

Always packed so plan on a wait but it's well worth it. I can't recommend anything because everything is great

Thank dave c
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:30 - 01:00
17:30 - 02:00
17:30 - 02:00
17:30 - 02:00
17:30 - 02:00
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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