One and Only: Five Places to Eat Brunch in Tuscaloosa

Delicious and fun, brunch brings us together like no other meal. Its’s one of the few occasions that alcoholic beverages for breakfast aren’t just acceptable but encouraged. Mimosa, anyone? We’ve rounded up some of our favorite places in the #OneandOnly Tuscaloosa to enjoy those laziest of weekend meals, when breakfast and lunch blur into one indulgent feast.


1. 301 Bistro, Bar, and Beer Garden:

Located at 301 Greensboro Ave in the charming, historic L&N Train Station (circa 1912), 301 Bistro provides the perfect atmosphere to enjoy brunch on a Sunday afternoon. Every Sunday, 301 Bistro offers a New Orleans Jazz Brunch from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Their beer garden is also dog-friendly, so bring your fury friend and enjoy 301 Bistro’s great brunch menu.


2. Another Broken Egg:

Start your day off overlooking the beautiful Black Warrior River while enjoying delicious handmade biscuit beignets, gourmet omelettes, and six selections of eggs benedict. Located at 1650 Jack Warner Pkwy NE, Another Broken Egg serves breakfast and brunch options daily from 7:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.


3. Avenue Pub:

A relaxed, contemporary pub located at 405 23rd Ave in downtown Tuscaloosa, serves brunch every Saturday and Sunday from 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. They also host “Live Music Sundays” from 12:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. Some of their brunch options include: Chicken Biscuits & Gravy, Huevos Rancheros, $5 Double Mimosas, and $7 Thick & Spicy House Made Bloody Mary’s.


4. FIVE Bar:

Featuring live jazz music, a Bloody Mary bar, and $3 mimosas; it doesn’t get any better at FIVE Bar. Located in downtown Tuscaloosa at 2324 6th Street in an industrial-chic tavern, FIVE offers brunch on Sundays from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The Jazz Brunch menu includes chicken and waffles, a breakfast cheeseburger (complete with a fried egg), crab cake benedict, shrimp ‘n’ grits, and the FIVE burrito.


5. Side by Side:

Located at 2410 University Blvd, The Side by Side Restaurant is a contemporary style restaurant that takes a modern approach to blending Southern, French, and California-styles of cooking, set against the backdrop of downtown Tuscaloosa. Serving Sunday brunch from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m., Side by Side offers live jazz music and a create your own Bloody Mary & mimosa bar.

Written by: Adrian Gee, TTS Public Relations Intern