While Easter might look and feel slightly different this year, you can still celebrate in a big way! Nothing says an Easter Sunday with your families like beautiful spring weather, classic Easter traditions, and great food. Whether you were thinking about cooking at home or hitting the town, we have some great locations to keep in mind for this Sunday and many Sundays to come. Bring a full heart and an empty stomach!


Legends Bistro 

Located on the historic University of Alabama campus, Legends Bistro provides a pristine setting for your Easter Sunday brunch! This year’s meal will be hosted Sunday, April 4th from 11 pm to 2 pm. A little sneak peek of the delicious menu includes a carving station featuring ham, rosemary lamb, and bronzed salmon. Side dishes range from au gratin potatoes, green bean almondine, homemade squash casserole, and more! Don’t worry if you’re looking to stay on the greener side of things, Legends Bistro has an assortment of different salad options. To make this deal even sweeter, adults can eat for $23.95 per person, and children under the age of 10 will be $14.95 per person. Don’t hesitate to make your reservation today- Call 205-343-1125 to claim your family’s spot now!  


Side by Side 

Side by Side offers a contemporary take on classic southern comfort food, and that goes the same for this Easter’s menu. This Easter Sunday, Side by Side is offering a unique brunch menu to get you in the spring of things! Featuring items such as delectable french toast, chicken and waffles, smoked salmon, and biscuits and gravy, you simply can’t go wrong with this scene! Doors are open from 10 am to 3 pm for Side by Side’s brunch menu but don’t worry if you can’t make it- Side by Side is offering an Easter special for dinner as well! Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling 205-561-5500 or clicking here to visit their online reservation portal.  


Brick and Spoon

Nothing screams comfort food like Brick and Spoon! Similar to our friends at Side by Side, Brick and Spoon showcase its tasty flair on southern, cajun cuisines that never disappoints. From Build Your Own Bloody Mary’s to Bayou Benedict, you and your family will be able to find comfort in this menu for sure! Grab your seat this Easter Sunday from 7 am to 2 pm to enjoy this amazing brunch experience!  


Avenue Pub

A long-time fan favorite in Tuscaloosa is Avenue Pub. Its brunch menu has claimed the hearts of many over the years and the same can be predicted for this year’s Easter brunch with your family! Its menu boasts several kinds of delicious hand-held options as well as your favorite breakfast items. Did we also forget to mention Avenue Pub has a menu of brunch cocktails? You definitely want to keep this place in mind when preparing for this Easter Sunday! Brunch is served from 11 am to 3 pm.

Love is in the air! It’s almost Valentine’s Day- fresh flower deliveries, a fun night on the town, or maybe just a Netflix night in. Either way, we have some fun ideas for you to make sure you get the final rose this Valentine’s Day!

For the Foodies

Do you show love through food? Or maybe, you just love eating food. Well, do we have the perfect spots for you and your sweetheart to hit up this weekend! Everything from gourmet pasta to wine tasting, we got you covered! 

For the Adventurers

Are you the type of couple that can’t stand to be stuck inside? Maybe romantic candlelight dinners aren’t for you- and that’s perfectly okay! It’s always exciting to get outdoors to enjoy nature but what better way to do that than with the one you care for. And on Valentine’s Day nonetheless! Here’s what we’ve got in mind for you:

For the Singles

If you’re anything like me, you might be riding solo this Valentine’s Day. *Cue sad violin music* Hey, it’s all good! Pull the selfish card, make yourself your favorite meal, and pop on a little Netflix because this day is all about you! And let’s be honest, who loves you more than you? Here are some Valentine’s Day ideas that scream “I Am Single and I Love It”:
Whether you’re taking one for the team this year or are feeling lovey-dovey with your partner, this Valentine’s Day has opportunities for all kinds of enthusiasts. Don’t be shy! Message us on Facebook or Instagram to share with us how you spent your romantic weekend!
Written By: Olivia Nonnengard

An Easter egg hunt, a get-together with the family, a walk in beautiful spring weather, good food and traditional Easter services– there are already many reasons to love Easter. We’re adding six more: Nothing makes Easter Sunday better than a leisurely and delicious brunch. Tuscaloosa has plenty of amazing bars and restaurants ready for you to have a perfect Easter brunch with your loved ones this upcoming Sunday. Here are six brunch places to check out this Easter weekend.

Legends Bistro

Located at Hotel Capstone on the campus of The University of Alabama, Legends Bistro provides an elegant backdrop for your Sunday morning. Between 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m for just $19.95 a person, you will experience an extensive menu featuring glazed ham, lamb, and bronzed salmon. Bread, Salad, and Drinks are all included with your meal. To make the deal even better, children under the age of 10 eat for only $13.95. Visit the link here to learn more about the restaurant, and experience the sensational dining experience at Legends Bistro this Easter.

Call 205-343-1141 for reservations

Sweet Home Food Bar

The name reflects this unique restaurant’s philosophy and it describes its homely and warm atmosphere as a mixture of New York flair and Southern charm. The appropriate prices and the location in the heart of downtown Tuscaloosa make it a top address in town. The brunch menu is just as unique, a small but select variety of sweet and salty dishes make your Easter Sunday perfect.

Open 10:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M.

Another Broken Egg

The location of the neat café would already be engaging enough: down by the Riverwalk it provides a terrace to enjoy your meal with a beautiful view of the Black Warrior River. The brunch menu offers American classics like chicken and waffles, sandwiches and burgers. Of course, the cafés name also keeps its promise and offers a big variety of omelets and other egg specialties. Another special feature is the range of seafood dishes – a great brunch experience!

Open 6:30 A.M. – 2:00 P.M.

The Side by Side

To present you a really fancy location for having an amazing Easter brunch we must add the Side by Side to this list. This exquisite French Restaurant is also known for its southern hospitality and is located in the building of Embassy Suites by Hilton in downtown Tuscaloosa. The striking glass rotunda makes every stay special and is the perfect scenery for a stylish brunch. They even offer a special brunch menu for Easter Sunday, and don’t forget about their bloody mary bar!

Open 11:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M.

Five Bar

What could make a better number five on this list than the famous Tuscaloosa Five Bar? Enjoy not only some of the best food in town but a morning of jazz as well. Your meal will be accompanied by an in house jazz band all morning long. Along with great food and entertainment are your favorite drinks for a fun brunch: orange juice and coffee to wake you up or Mimosa and Bloody Mary for those who are already awake.   

Open 10:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M.

Avenue Pub

This downtown location will provide a relaxing brunch in an American Pub style venue. Pair your brunch favorites with some of the best brunch cocktails in town. No pub experience would be complete without live music, which you will find on Sunday’s from 12 P.M. to 4 P.M. Head on over to Avenue pub to enjoy a lively morning at the brunch table.   

Open 11:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.