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DePalma's Italian Cafe

2300 University Blvd, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401-1544
+1 205-759-1879
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
2300 University Blvd, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401-1544
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great atmosphere, delicious authentic Italian food and super friendly wait staff. Best to go early because they are very busy!

Thank mtoddpears
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome restaurant in Downtown AL! Fantastic wine list! Charming staff Hand tossed pizzas! Neat decor and fantastic ambiance!

Thank Smcmahon1966
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After recommendations from several locals, we decided to give DePalmas a try. Good atmosphere. Service was good. Food was ok. Salad was very good. I went with Pasta DePalmas over the ravioli. My son enjoyed his Calzone. I think I may give it another shot....More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

After a day at a conference at the University this was a great suggestion by a satisfied repeat patron from a South Alabama. The food tasted fresh homemade style. At our table it seemed half the specialties were ordered without a disappointment for anyone. Everyone...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 29 April 2018

We were in town to tour the University. Staff at our hotel recommended this restaurant. We were extremely pleased. Our food was delicious. There was a nice wine list. Portions were very large. I would definitely go back next time we are in town!

Thank Karen P
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Wow! What a fabulous lunch! My portobello ravioli was incredible with a butter sage sauce- best I have had when not in Italy! The Gorgonzola Pesto Pizza was amazing and they even made zucchini pasta for my gluten free son. Service was wonderful by Christine...More

Thank Drtamaragrosz
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

There is nothing on the menu that isn’t rave worthy. Cozy atmosphere perfect for a date night! Yes calzone is so good and the spaghetti is homemade and absolutely delicious. The staff was incredibly friendly. Can’t wait for my next visit here :)

Thank bken95
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

DePalmas is a cozy, charming corner building that often has a line out the door. On our 5th visit to Tuscaloosa, we finally squeezed in a dinner at this popular spot. Our service was great. The food was just okay. It all depends on your...More

Thank Michele H
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Since August of 2017, we've heard about DePalma's and fortunately we were able to have dinner there last month. They don't take reservations so we tried on a quieter Thursday night and sat down after about a 30 minute wait. I've been eating and cooking...More

1  Thank JustBEtraveler
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

My husband and I ate here in April of 2018. I must say this restaurant had the best Italian food we have eaten. The breadsticks are a must.

Thank tking66529
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15 February 2017|
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Response from M3703QAchris | Reviewed this property |
They do. I have nothing to do with this restaurant, I was just providing feedback. Please call them to figure out which cards they accept.
Maya G
23 September 2016|
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Response from maneice | Reviewed this property |
Not sure.
21 January 2016|
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Response from Maile S | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure if they accept reservations. I ordered a birthday surprise dinner and dessert for a college student. He put the thumbs up for the meal.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2300 University Blvd, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401-1544
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Tuscaloosa
  • Phone Number: +1 205-759-1879
  • E-mail
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