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Tin Top Restaurant & Oyster Bar

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2330 4th Street, Temerson Square, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
205.462.3399
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Description: A warm welcome to all from Bob and Patty Hallmark and the staff at the Tin...
A warm welcome to all from Bob and Patty Hallmark and the staff at the Tin Top Restaurant and Oyster Bar, Bon Secour, AL. You're gonna see a lot of changes online over the coming weeks but all this is to improve how we can connect with you, our loyal customers. Without whom, we would never be able to share our fantastic recipes, consistently voted by you as the best seafood and best steak in the county!
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  • 28
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  • 22
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Seafood in Tuscaloosa is a challenge

I absolutely LOVE this restaurant and recently visited the original location in Bon Secour TWICE in a weekend because the fish is so fresh and the atmosphere fun....and prices great. But here in Tuscaloosa they have struggled. Not because of what they cook, but because it is hard to get people... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
Artallie
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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

First impression after salon in is that it has a great atmosphere. It has two levels of seating, one of which over looks the lower level. I've loved the food here every time I've visited. The first trip I made, I ordered fish and it came out with a perfectly crunchy exterior and and tender, flaky meat inside. They also... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We were able to walk right in on a Friday night (which was good for us, but always makes me nervous too). However, all the picky eaters in my group were able to find items they loved. I had the mahi with vegetables- perfection. The fries were wonderfully seasoned and a hit with all. At our table we also had... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I absolutely LOVE this restaurant and recently visited the original location in Bon Secour TWICE in a weekend because the fish is so fresh and the atmosphere fun....and prices great. But here in Tuscaloosa they have struggled. Not because of what they cook, but because it is hard to get people here to be regular in buying FRESH catch of... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Decided to try this restuarant while in town for a meeting and because it was conventiently located across from my hotel. Food was not that great. Ordered grilled oysters for appetizer and they were decent but the entree I ordered was not good at all. The blackened shrimp was overcooked and the Smoked Gouda Grits were awful. The grits had... More 

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We have visited Tin Top several times and will return even though it is average. The sea food is average to slightly above average--the jambalaya is good. It is primarily a sports bar, and for a sports bar the food is okay.

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 via mobile

Bad service,bad food,horrible drinks! I could go on and on. Let's just say I don't give bad reviews unless they are warranted and there is nothing I can say that was redeeming about this visit! All of the drinks we ordered were disgusting,everything we tried to order they were out of.(even potatoes?!) We waited over 1 1/2 hrs to get... More 

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

I have found a new favorite place in Tuscaloosa! It is within easy walking distance from my work, so I go there often. I have enjoyed taking friends there; we have thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience. Have not been for Sunday brunch yet; will be going this week. You can't beat the Blue Plate lunch specials Monday through Friday for... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 via mobile

Food was below par. Waitress dumped water on family member. No compensation by waitress or manager. They were not eager to please their patrons which is ironic for a customer service establishment.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Tin Top is in the original historical center of downtown Tuscaloosa. It is a sports bar that emphasizes seafood. The flavor is good enough for the very reasonable pricing. The beer options are worth going and they have good wine options. (Nice perk for non beer drinkers). Great place for Bama fans and students.

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Montgomery, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

This restaurant is very close to the Amphitheater, so we sort of stumbled upon it. Took a chance, and we are so glad we did. They have tried to call themselves a

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2330 4th Street, Temerson Square, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Tuscaloosa
  • Phone Number: 205.462.3399

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Bar, Seafood, Pub

Description

A warm welcome to all from Bob and Patty Hallmark and the staff at the Tin Top Restaurant and Oyster Bar, Bon Secour, AL. You're gonna see a lot of changes online over the coming weeks but all this is to improve how we can connect with you, our loyal customers. Without whom, we would never be able to share our fantastic recipes, consistently voted by you as the best seafood and best steak in the county!
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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