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Waysider

1512 Greensboro Ave, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401-4509
205-345-8239
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Ranked #32 of 232 Restaurants in Tuscaloosa
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Delivery
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Delivery
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Memphis, Tennessee
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

Country cooking and wonderful service, perfectly scrambled eggs, bacon exactly as crisp as it should be, biscuits out of this world, waitress was wonderful. A delightful experience.

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Pensacola, FL
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Many years since we were last at the Waysider before today. In fact, the restaurant is the only thing in the area that looks the same. Nostalgic breakfast with excellent biscuits, ham and red eye gravy. Yes, it's crowded, small, and you'll probably have to wait, but it's a thoroughbred Roll Tide tradition that you won't want to miss.

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Shalimar, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Although the Waysider may own a special place in the hearts of many Tuscaloosa and ‘Bama fans, expect more atmosphere than attention to the food when you dine there. Speaking of atmosphere, the dining room is plastered with Daniel Moore football prints, ‘Bama paraphernalia, and, oddly, two muted flat screen TV’s. The tables are squeezed together about as tightly as... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The best breakfast you will ever eat in Tuscaloosa hands down. The biscuits are small, fluffy, and to die for. The other breakfast essentials taste just like your mama made them (if your mom could cook). Really great coffee and service. Reasonably (almost cheaply) priced. And the atmosphere is Roll Tide all the way.

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Lawrence, Kansas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014 via mobile

Biscuits, sausage, fried potatoes and grits - all served in a cramped little house with sagging floors and crooked pictures on the walls. Waysider is a wonderful and classic local spot that should not be missed on a visit to Tuscaloosa! Definitely NOT your homogenized chain restaurant.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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78 reviews 78 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

It was a typical home made kind of breakfast. The place is pretty cramped, but it was just my boyfriend and myself, so, we had room. We really enjoyed our meal, though it was not super memorable. Both of us are pretty adventurous food eaters, so, normal meals don't really stick out much for us.

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Dallas, Texas
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58 reviews 58 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Had breakfast here on a Wednesday morning. Friendly waitress. You can tell this is the place for locals and college students. Great value too. The biscuits were delicious, and we will go back. We have tried to eat here during game day, and you cannot get near the place! Love looking at all of the Bama football stuff on the... More

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

The Waysider is a Tuscaloosa landmark known for its southern style breakfast, particularly its biscuits and red-eye gravy. The restaurant is located in an old house that has been converted. The seating area is very limited and very tight when the place is full. However, the food is delicious and the coffee is wonderful. You will see locals and tourists... More

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Toledo, Ohio
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Before our long trek back to Ohio, we decided to stop in for a comforting breakfast.... HOLY TOLEDO--- $14 for an Omelet. Yes, I said $14.....No price on the menu, just says We Have Omelets. Sure, dumb us for not asking for some kind of pricing but really. When we brought it to the waitresses attention, she spoke w/the manager(her... More

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

I've been living in ttown for three years and just recently tried Waysider last Sunday. First of all, the atmosphere is precious and cozy with GREAT service. The service is friendly and welcoming. The food was the best breakfast I've had in a long time. The homemade biscuits are to die for. I would definitely recommend trying this place!

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Address: 1512 Greensboro Ave, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401-4509
Phone Number: 205-345-8239
Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Tuscaloosa

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