New hidden cocktail lounge coming to downtown Tuscaloosa—Cocktail Collection

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Behind the Pepsi machine on University Boulevard in Tuscaloosa is a new cocktail lounge. (Grace Brindley / The Bama Buzz)

The secret’s out, Tuscaloosa. A new hidden cocktail lounge, Cocktail Collection, is coming to University Boulevard, concealed behind an unassuming Pepsi machine. Here’s what you need to know.

Welcome to Tuscaloosa’s newest speakeasy

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A new adventure is coming to downtown Tuscaloosa. (Grace Brindley / The Bama Buzz)

Behind the Pepsi machine and up the stairs on University Boulevard, you’ll find the coming-soon Cocktail Collection (according to a Facebook post from Visit Tuscaloosa). Here’s what we know so far:

BONUS: Another new speakeasy-inspired cocktail lounge just opened in Tuscaloosa—Brown’s Corner.

The new speakeasy will be above SoCal Cantina Tuscaloosa

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SoCal Cantina is a favorite of Tuscaloosa locals. (Grace Brindley / The Bama Buzz)

Cocktail Collection is tucked away above SoCal Cantina, a Tuscaloosa hotspot hailing all the way from Miami. Serving up vibrant, Southern California-inspired tacos and tequila. While we’re waiting for Cocktail Collection to open upstairs, here’s where you can enjoy some tacos at SoCal:

Soon, there will be even more fun drinks upstairs at The Cocktail Collection.

MORE: Here are some of our favorite weeknight drink deals in Tuscaloosa.

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Sarah Gronberg
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