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2300 University Blvd, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
(205) 759-1879
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The service and food were great. The spinach angle hair pasta is delicious. The place may appear to be crowded but don't let that stop you, they do a great job getting you in and out.

Thank maneice
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24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

One of the first restaurants in Tuscaloosa's downtown gentrification and still standing strong. Authentic Italian cuisine and long term staff make this place a must go. Worn leather chairs and a tiny bar welcome you to the lobby. Funky, rustic and reasonably priced; the best place in Tuscaloosa for pizza and pasta.

Thank Elizabeth M
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Love everything I've ever eaten here! But! Ham&Cheese with Alfredo on the side (lunch) is my guilty pleasure

Thank Lkmeek83
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a nice place with authentic Italian food. You really cannot go wrong with anything that you order. Staff is friendly and helpful in picking out your meal.

Thank Melissa S
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

You usually can't go wrong ordering whatever the "special" is for the evening but no matter what save room for the bread pudding it's a must!

Thank kimcarver0547
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great food, excellent service, and interesting setting for a dining experience in Tuscaloosa, City of Champions! A bit noisy but you get to watch the making of the pizzas and have a great menu selection. Definitely recommend this restaurant in downtown Tuscaloosa.

Thank Carol W
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I wanted to check every month - for month visited as we eat at DePalma's at least twice a month. It is marvelous - wonderful menu, staff and atmosphere. Every time we are there (and we are locals) we are marveled by the amount of people from all over that we meet and have heard about DePalma's. The wait can... More 

Thank Emily P
Auburn, Alabama
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111 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love small businesses that serve Italian. While the pizza and pasta are very delicious, I didn't care for their sausage. Would revisit this place, I just know what not to order.

Thank Lilquiz
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Usa
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place, great food, great ambiance, cost reasonable. Worth to wait 1-2 hours. If you are very hungry, not the place to go.

Thank Joven D
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29 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is consistently good. The noise level is consistently high. Sometimes the waiting line is long.

Thank LouiseTuscaloosa

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $15
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2300 University Blvd, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Tuscaloosa
  • Phone Number: (205) 759-1879

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