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Best things to do in Tuscaloosa County

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Seafood Restaurant
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“Chuck's opens for dinner at 5pm. The screaming O sushi roll is only on the sushi bar menu upstairs, however you can request it when dining downstairs. Closed on Sunday. Ladies night on Tuesday - $2 off dinner menu sushi and half priced select martinis and house wine for the ladies. ”
14 locals recommend
College Football Field
6 locals recommend
Cafe
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“This fun and casual restaurant has a funky atmosphere and a simple menu: 5 entrees, 5 appetizers, 5 craft beers, 5 red wines, 5 white wines. (I recommend the pork chop!) They're open for dinner 7 nights a week, lunch on Fridays, and brunch on Saturdays and Sundays. On Sundays, a jazz band plays during brunch. Five is open later than most other sit-down restaurants in the city.”
15 locals recommend
Bar
“A great place for beer enthusiasts, Loosa Brews has over 60 beers on tap--many of which are from Alabama brewers. They have a comfortable living room, a tap room with TVs for watching sports, a large patio, and a game room with arcade games and a pingpong table.”
8 locals recommend
Music Venue
“If you love live music, you don't want to miss this airy amphitheater with the backdrop of the night sky and train chugging by.”
4 locals recommend
Restaurant
4 locals recommend
Cafe
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“This iconic meat and three offers a traditional, no frills breakfast and lunch at great prices. Within walking distance of Capstone Cottage. Not open for dinner or on the weekends.”
5 locals recommend
Cafe
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4 locals recommend
University
“Who doesnt come to Tuscaloosa and not visit the #1 football team and their beautiful campus”
5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Awesome wine selection and delicious food with a great view located on the river! Accepts reservations. rivertuscaloosa.com”
5 locals recommend
Park
“I love taking walks down the river if I'm exercising or just going for a stroll. ”
5 locals recommend
Bar
“Just a few doors down from the Loft is one of Tuscaloosa's breweries. Their beers are great ($5 a pint) and you can bring your own food or have it delivered. Games are upstairs and on Tuesdays they have trivia.”
4 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Midtown Village is very popular here in Tuscaloosa. It is the spot with the widest variety of restaurants and retail stores.”
3 locals recommend
Bar
“Less undergraduate heavy if thats what you're in the mood for! Usually live music. A good front and back patio! Beer and harder drinks”
7 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Located within walking distance from Capstone Cottage. Offers wide variety of local pottery, prints and photographs at reasonable prices. Free admission. ”
3 locals recommend
Museum
2 locals recommend