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Evangeline's

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1653 McFarland Blvd N, Tuscaloosa, AL 35406-2278
+1 205-752-0830
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17:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Tuscaloosa AL
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142 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Probably the best crabcakes in town, good steak, good shrimp. The food is kind of frou-frou. I had the special halibut, which had seasoning and served with polenta, corn, black beans, zucchini. I would have preferred a creamy sauce with the fish instead of those things, but I realize the way it came is popular now, and the fish was... More 

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1 Thank Ankfray
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

This is a wonderful restaurant in Tuscaloosa - we go there all the time and have never been disappointed. The staff and good are amazing - they go out of their way to make sure that your dining experience isn't only delicious, but a fun experience. Whether you are celebrating a anniversary, birthday or just want to eat out at... More 

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1 Thank Emily P
Cottondale, Alabama
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

I have eaten in nearly all Tuscaloosa restaurants and Evangelines is just the best. The shrimp and grits are to die for. The ambiance is great. People come to this restaurant well dressed so no jeans or flip flops or you may be embarrassed. You never know who you may see. White tablecloths and napkins and flowers on the tables... More 

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2 Thank Clarence H
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Fabulous atmosphere, delicious food and great service!! Found this gem of a restaurant through Trip Advisor. We were in town registering our son for his Freshman year at the University of Alabama. We will definitely dine here, again, next time we are in Tuscaloosa. Loved their crab cakes, shrimp & grits and creme brûlée!! My husband also loved his Red... More 

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1 Thank Lynn T
Dave S, Manager at Evangeline's, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! We are pleased to hear that you and your family had a positive experience. Please let us now if we can ever do anything to accommodate you all again. All the best, More 

Tacoma, Washington
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

I have had the pleasure of eating here more times than I can count over the years. To me it should get the Special Occassion Award. They do everything very well. Service and food is unmatched in our town. It is beautifully designed and is perfect for after rehearsal dinners, engagement parties and more. If I was going for lunch... More 

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1 Thank Ccampbelltaylor
Dave S, Manager at Evangeline's, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! We always like to hear about our guest's experiences. I will let Brock know that his mushroom gravy is a hit in your book. We look forward to seeing you all again soon. All the best, Meghan More 

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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

Attended a rehearsal dinner here and the food exceeded our expectations. They had high chairs and were able to accommodate the kids' picky palates. Very nice layout, gorgeous decor, friendly staff and fabulous food.

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1 Thank jodlynn95
Dave S, Manager at Evangeline's, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the review. We always try and accommodate for our guests, no matter their age. We look forward to seeing you all again in the future. Thank you for choosing Evangeline's. All the best, Meghan More 

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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2016

This place has the BEST crab cakes I've ever tasted! Food is made to order ALWAYS hot ALWAYS delicious!

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1 Thank sterlingirl
Dave S, Manager at Evangeline's, responded to this review

Glad to know that you enjoyed your meal. Thanks for stopping by, and we hope to see you all again soon. All the best, Meghan More 

Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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62 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

Very nice atmosphere and the food is fabulous! I had a surf and turf dinner with a salad. It's was all delicious. The service was also excellent!

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1 Thank Msstamper
Dave S, Manager at Evangeline's, responded to this review

We are so glad that you chose our "Surf and Turf" special during your visit to Evangeline's. Our Chef and his staff go above and beyond to keep the menu fresh and appetizing for all. Thank you for choosing Evangeline's and we hope to see you all again soon. All the best, Meghan More 

Dallas, Texas
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

The ONLY top-spot in Tuscaloosa that takes reservations and this was essential on UA's Parents Weekend. We had a large group that wanted a fantastic dinner but had to be at a sorority event by 8. We got that fantastic dinner and so much more. Always good service here. My parent's favorite spot when they come into town.

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2 Thank annabethH87
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 March 2016

My husband and I just love Evangeline's! This is always our go to place and never are we disappointed!! The food is excellent for lunch and dinner and the atmosphere is very chic and relaxing. The staff is very accommodating and professional. The food and service is by far the best that Tuscaloosa has to offer! If you appreciate food... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1653 McFarland Blvd N, Tuscaloosa, AL 35406-2278
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Tuscaloosa
  • Phone Number: +1 205-752-0830

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?