Outdoor Dining in Tuscaloosa

By Kelly Johns, MK Tuscaloosa November 4, 2020

Whether you want to feel the Alabama Sun on your face while you dine, or you are looking for a place to eat with fresh air, Macaroni Kid Tuscaloosa has compiled a list of our restaurants with outdoor dining.

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Offering pizza, salad and sandwiches (and let’s not forget about dessert).

Located just off campus at 205 University Blvd. E, Tuscaloosa.

Jim N’ Nicks

This locally owner gem was first started in Birmingham, Alabama in 1985.  You can enjoy a variety of mouth-watering BBQ and those cheese biscuits!  

Located Downtown Tuscaloosa at 305 21st Ave, Tuscaloosa. 

Edgar’s Bakery

With more than cakes, breakfast and lunch items are available 9am - 2pm.  Grab lunch (and a piece of cake) and enjoy a seat in the patio area. 

Located in Northport off McFarland near Indian Hills Country Club at 1653 McFarland Blvd, Tuscaloosa. 

Another Broken Egg

Who doesn’t love breakfast?!  But if you don’t, this place has so many options, including a gluten-free menu. 

Located just off Tuscaloosa’s River Walk, at 1650 Jack Warner Parkway, Tuscaloosa. 

Southern Ale House

Locally owned, and home to one of the best burgers in Tuscaloosa, the Southern Ale House is located near Indian Hills Country Club at 1530 McFarland Blvd, Tuscaloosa. 

Jalapeno’s Mexican Grill

We have three locations in Tuscaloosa, and you must try their fajita gumbo!  

Locations are in Tuscaloosa (NorthRiver), Tuscaloosa (5 points) and Northport (Rose. Blvd)


Steaks, salads, sandwiches and more. Located in downtown Northport at 430 Main Ave. 

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