Tuscaloosa is a destination filled with excitement and energy all year long. Opportunities to wine and dine around town continue to expand, so when it comes to searching for best places to eat and drink in Tuscaloosa, your options are plenty. The community offers a wonderful blend of traditional spots featuring some of the best soul food around as well as many eclectic places too. Below we have compiled a list of just a few places to wine and dine the best way we know how in Tuscaloosa.
The Wine Market
This place provides a variety of offerings by the glass including red, white, sparkling, and rosé, which can all be enjoyed on-premise. The owner believes that this business is an opportunity to bring new and exciting possibilities for the wine market family to further the way they serve the community of Tuscaloosa.
This locally owned restaurant offers fine dining outside of the hustle and bustle of downtown. Evangeline’s customers enjoy great company and cocktails, and a very delightful menu too. New American cuisine and wines are artfully presented in a romantic, upscale dining room. This fine dining option is the best place for signature dishes, fresh from the Gulf seafood, and decadent desserts. Reservations can be made on their website as well.
All of the featured fish at this gem comes from their own wholesale market at Harbor Docks. In addition to Gulf seafood, they offer aged, naturally-raised beef – cut in-house, and an award-winning sushi bar, created and managed by renowned chef Yoshie Eddings. If you’re looking for a top-notch dining experience with wonderful food, stellar service, a great atmosphere, and a nice selection of wine, look no further than Chuck’s Fish.
This one-of-a-kind bar focuses on pre-Prohibition and modern classic cocktails in a non-smoking environment. The atmosphere is very relaxing with delightful service. Don’t underestimate these mixologists; they can make the drink of your dreams in just minutes. The entire staff makes for a spectacular experience no matter what time it is. And don’t worry, if you aren’t feeling adventurous the good ole glass of wine never fails.