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Epiphany Cafe

519 Greensboro Ave, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401-1561
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Ranked #8 of 232 Restaurants in Tuscaloosa
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Price range: $25 - $35
Cuisines: Eclectic
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: University Blvd
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English first
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I made our second trip to Epiphany last night! What an amazing meal! And an amazing experience! Epiphany makes available a "tastings" dinner with 6-7 courses prepared right in front of you by Tres Jackson, the owner and chef. Each course was outstanding and delicious! We also elected the optional wine parings option and really enjoyed the... More

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New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I think this is the best restaurant in town, and one of the better in the region. A farm to fork style, focused on local or regional products, with often-changing menu depending on what is available. Very creative dishes, with interesting combinations of foods and flavors. If they offer the half-price happy hour small plates, it can be a bargain,... More

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Conroe, Texas
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My wife and I search for new restaurants when we travel to capture local flavor. The Epiphany Cafe is just such an experience. Surrounded by cafes that appeal to the nearby U of Alabama student body, this unassuming front conceals some real foodie food that cannot be matched. I did learn something very important when ordering in a new place.... More

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Inverness, Illinois
Top Contributor
126 reviews 126 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

With the help of our excellent server we were able to navigate a menu that tries to be unique at the expense of being informative. The food itself was excellent. However, the portions are ridiculously small matched with very high prices. It cost about $150 for three of us. This included two drinks, three appetizers, three main courses and two... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I appreciate the finer things in life but only when they can substantiate their cost. This restaurant does not. The menu is the most confusing I've come across and the elaborate wording doesn't match the quality of food at all. The portions are tiny but the prices are not and that's taking into consideration the quality. The chef's attitude was... More

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Wardbedsole, Manager at Epiphany Cafe, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear that you were dissatisfied with your experience at Epiphany Farm-to-Fork. We were wondering if you can give us any feedback about how to make the menu more descriptive. We already list almost all of the ingredients of each dish, and we try to shy from elaborate wording except in the event that said wording is... More

15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

A wonderfully charming restaurant in Tuscaloosa's revived downtown area and they were one of the first restaurants to commit to this city's downtown re-birth years ago. They specialize in using locally grown produce, fish, and meat and is the only place I've ever been that actually made me try brussel sprouts and LIKE them. The restaurant proudly displays a listing... More

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North Carolina
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

After a day of moving our daughter into college we were looking for a nice place for our large party of eight to have dinner. After reading reviews we chose "The Epiphany". Very nice decor, the bar looked like a great place to hang out. We were seated and the experience began. We did not realize this was more of... More

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suffolk, va
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We wanted to have a very special evening with our daughter and boyfriend to celebrate graduation from UofA. We enjoys ped the many offerings of locally sourced products. My husband and I shared a nice steak offering for two, and our guests enjoyed each choosing something a little more adventuresome. A nice selection of wines were offered and we enjoyed... More

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Huntsville, Alabama
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

My boyfriend wanted to try a nice restaurant out in downtown Tuscaloosa and we had been told of Epiphany from a close friend. We walked in and were instantly in love with the decor and atmosphere of the Farm-to-Fork cuisine. We were welcomed and seated quickly and had quite a time choosing what to eat. We did opt for the... More

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 via mobile

Very fresh healthy food that is delicious and unique! I highly reccomend this restaurant to everyone!

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