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DePalma's Italian Cafe

2300 University Blvd, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401-1544
+1 205-759-1879
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2300 University Blvd, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401-1544
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I would have never guessed Bama would have such a fantastic Italian joint so close to the stadium. My food was excellent and the staff was great. This was a very short walk from the Embassy Suites. Next time I am in town and will...More

Thank jderb
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Love the food here. Service is always attentive and the quality of the meals is superior. We’ve been coming here for several years now. Never had a bad meal. Great place for family.

Thank dreamchaser65
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was great. He Lasagna special as the best I have ever had and I have had plenty. The wine list was good and the prices seemed low for bottles. For example the Coppola cab was only 9.75 a bottle.

Thank Clarence H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We called in an order for pizza and they said it would be 40 minutes, so we did some running around. We arrived 50 minutes after we had ordered to give them ample time to have it ready. We were told it was in the...More

1  Thank Eric R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great ambiance. Consistently excellent Italian for the past 17 years. Pizzas are hand tossed in front of you. This place is must-go in Tuscaloosa. (It is extremely busy during football season.) Greek salad with Pasta DiPalma is my favorite. Ask for them to do the...More

Thank bamachick_52
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came to drop my son off at college and noticed the high ranking status of this place. When we got here it was relatively slow yet it took over an hour for a pizza and a calzone and some pasta which were all frankly...More

Thank Joshua G
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

Not sure I would wait a long time for a table but it beats most chain restaurants. Pizza was a little greasy/oily for my taste and pasta was a little bland

Thank travelin77
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

The food and staff were amazing. Great bar if there is a long line. The location is great. You can walk from several local hotels. I cannot wait to visit again!

Thank jhhewitt1111
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Came in with our daughter on check in weekend and so glad we did. Awesome fun atmosphere in this charming restaurant. Had to wait for a bit but it was worth it!! Had the cheese breadsticks-half with spinach/ half with meatball-both were excellent. Ordered goat...More

Thank Keith K
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Food is great-atmosphere and ambiance wonderful. Great wait staff!! A great place to visit anytime! Reasonable wait time-very accomadating.

Thank chbfranklin
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February 15, 2017|
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Response from M3703QAchris | Reviewed this property |
They do. I have nothing to do with this restaurant, I was just providing feedback. Please call them to figure out which cards they accept.
Maya G
September 23, 2016|
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Response from maneice | Reviewed this property |
Not sure.
January 21, 2016|
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Response from Maile S | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure if they accept reservations. I ordered a birthday surprise dinner and dessert for a college student. He put the thumbs up for the meal.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $15
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, 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 - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2300 University Blvd, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401-1544
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Tuscaloosa
  • Phone Number: +1 205-759-1879
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