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1512 Greensboro Ave, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401-4509
+1 205-345-8239
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Hours:
Sun 6:30 pm - 1:00 am
Tue - Fri 5:30 pm - 2:00 am
Sat 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2016

I have lived in Tuscaloosa for years and finally went to the Waysider to see what the rave is about. The food is good, however the price for an omelet and side of bacon for two people and two cups of coffee was over $30. I would go back if the price had been better.

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Thank tmiles87
Miami
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324 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2016

Came here on the recommendation of a friend for breakfast. It was packed (game day) and we got seated at an awful table near the counter, where everyone walked by and we were wedged in there. Not a great start. There is parking in the back of the restaurant. It is a little red building and we had wait a... More 

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Thank Glee47
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2016

Local favorite. Small town restaraunt with great breakfast. Hard to find and harder to park. But worth it once you get in.

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Thank Brandon A
Tuscaloosa, United States
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2016

The Waysider is an Iconic restaurant in Tuscaloosa. They serve both lunch and breakfast, but their breakfast is what they do best. Eggs are cooked just like you want. pancakes are delicious and the coffee hot and plentiful. However, the best in my opinion is their biscuits especially when they are served with country ham.

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Thank Wayne H
New Jersey
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554 reviews
283 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2015

I was looking for some breakfast in town. I wanted a local place not a Waffle House. I came across some great reviews for Waysider and stopped in. The place is this red house looking building. Inside there's tons of Bama memorabilia and it feels like you're in your grandma's house (which is a good thing.) I ordered pancakes. They... More 

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Thank Steve H
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2015

Nice, quaint old small house, customers pack in and do not mind the wait outside. Has plenty of University of Alabama culture and patrons. Great breakfast.

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Thank bbridges1108
Silver Spring, Maryland
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2015 via mobile

Always packed so plan on a wait but it's well worth it. I can't recommend anything because everything is great

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Thank dave c
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2015

Went in on a game day morning for breakfast. Friendly staff and fellow customers. Waited 30-40 minutes for a table, but given the popularity of the place, the waiting time was acceptable. The restaurant is very small, even include the kitchen it's about the size of a one bedroom apartment. It's very crowded inside. Our waitress was very nice and... More 

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Thank Sherry C
Atlanta, Georgia
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2015

If you are in Tuscaloosa then you HAVE to go to the Waysider. It was a great start to game day, with delicious food and covered in Alabama football items. The waitresses even heckled some Tennessee fans eating breakfast there! All in good fun. If you want a good hearty breakfast, then the Waysider is definitely the number 1 pick.

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Thank James C
Charlotte, North Carolina
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48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2015

No frills, just really good BBQ. Tried the chicken and the ribs--both amazing. Friendly, efficient staff dedicated to churning out great product to customers that are bound to be happy about their BBQ. Tuscaloosa is a nice town with fantastic food.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday
5:30 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
5:30 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1512 Greensboro Ave, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401-4509
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Tuscaloosa
  • Phone Number: +1 205-345-8239

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?