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Epiphany Cafe

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519 Greensboro Ave, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401-1561 (University Blvd)
205-344-5583
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 52
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fantastic meal

Five of us ordered four starters and four main dishes one being a daily special. All were excellent. The portions were small, even for a small plate restaurant. A hearty eater would not fare well here without running up quite a bill.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 11, 2015
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Private
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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Private
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Five of us ordered four starters and four main dishes one being a daily special. All were excellent. The portions were small, even for a small plate restaurant. A hearty eater would not fare well here without running up quite a bill.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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99 reviews 99 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Rutabaga gnocchi was the surprise treat on the menu. The chef does a fine job of mixing divergent ingredients to come up with a non-Southern taste. Menu items change based on available produce. Food is locally sourced. Note previous reviews of diners who just did not get it. Go to Cracker Barrel. Service is attentive, eager and restaurant well staffed... More 

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

My husband and I were in Tuscaloosa for a seminar and stayed overnight. We chose to dine at Epiphany and were not disappointed. We chose about 8 small plates - with suggestions from the chef - and we were truly overwhelmed by the fantastic food.

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Demarest, New Jersey
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55 reviews 55 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We have been here 4 times already. We will be down again in May and we made sure we had a reservation. The food is small plates and farm to table food. We usually order a few of each course to share and extremely enjoy discussing what we are eating. Well done!

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We went with friends. The wait staff - who were wonderful - suggested ordering different things and sharing, but my husband had just gotten over the flu, so we really didn't want to do that. I got three plates - carrots, peas and sweet potatoes, and tuna. The carrots were fine and interesting. I was really looking forward to the... More 

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Oxford
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The food here is really a revelation - surprising combinations that bring flavours and textures together in a way that is surprising but not in an irritating way - just delightful!

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United States
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

The food is different, small portions and too pricy. They have a great location and atmosphere with the various seating grouping, but they don't have the menu and prices right yet.

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Duluth, Georgia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I love to eat a little of this and a little of that, so Epiphany was the perfect choice. The small plates are made for sharing so try a variety of the delicious offerings. Our waiter described the plates beautifully which helped us make our decisions . Our faves included the Brussels sprouts, lamb collar, grit cakes and shrimp, and... More 

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Okay, we are probably excessively fussy. We have gone to Epiphany for a long time and enjoyed it a lot. However, three elements have changed our minds 1. Loud music. We like to converse. The music makes it hard to talk. 2. Menu has lots of bacon and shellfish items, both of which rule out many choices for us 3.... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

the best way to look at this is eat early. they have a half price appetizer menu that allows you to select multiple ones to try more of the menu. excellent food.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 519 Greensboro Ave, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401-1561
    (University Blvd)
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Tuscaloosa
  • Phone Number: 205-344-5583

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 35
  • Cuisine: Eclectic

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Good for: Doing business, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?