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519 Greensboro Ave, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401-1561
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Ranked #5 of 240 Restaurants in Tuscaloosa
Price range: $25 - $35
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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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Mobile, Alabama
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Epiphany is a real find in this college town. A farm to table concept with the most creative offering of vegetables I've ever seen. You must try the roasted Brussel sprouts with soy caramel -- see what I'm talking about! And the bartender makes the most excellent French 75. If you sit at the bar, he'll take you through the... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Unique menu that changes daily. The quality of the food is fantastic. All items are local and organic. My daughter will be attending the University. This was my first visit but I will be back.

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Chicago, Illinois
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

I LOVED this spot. They are making the most innovative dishes in Tuscaloosa by a mile, and the flavors they create are always outstanding. The cocktails are fresh and delicious, and the happy hour special (half price on selected small plates from 5-7 Monday through thursday) is a steal. This establishment compares favorably to any fine dining in New York... More 

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Northport, Alabama
Top Contributor
94 reviews 94 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We've been dining at Epiphany ever since we moved to Tuscaloosa about 8 1/2 years ago. In our opinion it IS THE BEST RESTAURANT in Tuscaloosa. Not only is the quality of the food outstanding, but it is price appropriately for a fine dining experience. You will dine on dishes which are unique and all of which made with organic... More 

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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
4 helpful votes 4 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
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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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
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137 reviews 137 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 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
4 helpful votes 4 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
10 helpful votes 10 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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Additional Information about Epiphany Cafe

Address: 519 Greensboro Ave, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401-1561
Phone Number: 205-344-5583
Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Tuscaloosa
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
Average Prices: USD 25 - 35
Cuisine: Eclectic

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