Easing back into normalcy means an increase in new businesses opening! With Tuscaloosa’s vibrant culture and its positive go-getter inhabitants, it’s no wonder why new businesses want to set up shop in this growing community! New locations are opening almost monthly, so let’s take a look at a few highly noted, tasty options: 

 

Urban Bar and Kitchen
Ever wondered what would happen if minimalist boho met industrial design? Well, Urban Bar and Kitchen can show you exactly that while dishing up some of the tastiest new treats in town! Located in Tuscaloosa’s historic downtown district – UBK is a cultural epicenter showcasing unique roots, authenticity, & bold flavors. Looking for a place to enjoy social hour, hand-crafted cocktails, and artfully curated playlists? Look no further! Head to UBK now at 2321 University Blvd to check it out!

 

PJ’s Coffee
Tuscaloosa sure loves its java and newcomer, PJ’s coffee, is here to show T-town what it’s got! PJ’s Coffee utilizes only the top 1% of specialty Arabica beans, sourcing 14 origin coffees from Ethiopia to Honduras, Columbia to Nicaragua- ensuring the best beans for its customers! The new location just opened its doors to the public and is ready to showcase its huge array of beverages! Want to visit? Head over to 1201 University Blvd to give it a try. 

 

Fuku Ramen 
What do soup and noodles have in common? They’re both good for the soul! Fuku Ramen knows exactly how to dish up traditional Japanese-style ramen. Opening earlier this year, Fuku Ramen hosts a variety of different ramen, rice dishes, and bubble teas that will be sure to make your taste buds dance! Located in the Midtown Shopping Center, Fuku is a perfect lunch or dinner spot with your friends. Check it out now and tell us what you think!

 

Grocery Brewpub
The Grocery Brewpub is Birmingham’s “one-stop brew shop” but will soon be a hit in Tuscaloosa too! With 84 rotating craft beer taps, premium wines, house-made cocktails, and delicious southern street-style food, The Grocery Brewpub has enough to satisfy even the pickiest beer connoisseur. Plus, did we mention this brewery is pet-friendly! That’s right, you can enjoy an ice-cold one with your pup while winding down from a long day’s work! The Tuscaloosa location is expected to have its grand opening at the end of March so mark your calendars!

 

Walk-On’s
Months after rumors began, Baton Rouge’s Walk-On’s Sports Bistreaux officially announced it will be landing a franchise in Tuscaloosa! The Walk-On’s will be an 8,000-foot-square restaurant at 675 Skyland Blvd., in the old Kmart lot. What makes Walk-On’s special is its authentic, mouthwatering Louisiana cuisine prepared fresh from scratch. Set to open in the next couple of months, Walk-On’s will surely be a hit in the Tuscaloosa bar and bistro scene!

 

Looking for a new place to visit with your friends and family? Give some of the options above a try and let us know what you think!

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