man·na (man'a)
    ‐ n. Any needed sustenance that a person receives unexpectedly.

Manna Grocery and Deli was founded in Tuscaloosa, AL in 1980 by Frances Self Drennen and Earle Drennen with the goal of offering the best selection of whole, unrefined, natural foods and natural dietary supplements available.

With a committment to attentive and courteous customer service, Manna serves as a resource for information on natural health and dietary concerns both through its knowledgeable staff and wide variety of literature available in-store. In addition to a large selection of natural, specialty, ethnic, and gourmet foods.

Manna supports local, seasonal produce and local packaged grocery when available; simply put, we are dedicated to the health and well-being of our customers and our community.

Our Grocery



We have the largest selection of herbs and dietary supplements in West Alabama and offer our customers only the highest quality products available. Featuring a wide variety of products from industry leading brands such as Bluebonnet, Enzymedica, Garden of Life, Herbs Etc., Nature's Way, Nordic Naturals, Solaray, Solgar, Terry Naturally and many others.
Need something we don't carry? We're happy to special order for you any product available to us.



We are thrilled to offer local, seasonal and organic produce supplied to us as available by local farms such as Snow's Bend Farm, Spencer Farms and others. We also carry an ever-changing variety of USDA Organic produce staples delivered twice weekly from Indianapolis Fruit. You won't find any GMOs, pesticides or nasty fertilizers here.



We carry thousands of the finest natural, organic, ethnic, and gourmet grocery items available. From bulk grains and spices to chips and snacks, natural cleaning supplies to frozen entrees, you're sure to find something to satisfy your hunger. We are also proud to stock a host of local items such as Hewett's Honey, McEwen and Sons grits and cornmeal and Belle Chevre artisan goat cheeses.
We welcome customer suggestions. Let us know what you'd like to see on the shelves at Manna.


Gluten Free

We offer the largest selection of wheat and gluten free groceries in West Alabama. From breads and baking mixes to snacks and desserts and everything in between, we have all that's necessary for a complete wheat and gluten free diet.
As with all of our products, we can special order any gluten free product available to us which we do not regularly stock.


Cosmetics and Body Care

Featuring a large selection of natural soaps, shampoos, cosmetics, and beauty aids, Manna is your best source of products for cleaning, cleansing, and maintaining your appearance.
We stock a full assortment of products from leading brands such as Alaffia, Andalou, Badger, Devita, Dr Bronner, Nature's Gate, and Tom's of Maine. Plus, we have wonderful locally made herbal soaps from The Left Hand Soap Company.



Whether it's a Birthday, Christmas, Mother's Day, or any other gift-giving occasion, Manna has something for you. Consider finely-tuned Woodstock wind chimes, Bolgatanga market baskets, essential oils, cosmetic gift packs, local jewelry handmade by Laurel Bassett, books, or kitchen gadgets all of which make thoughtful gifts for the special people in your life.
If you can't decide, we have Manna gift certificates in any amount you choose.
Free gift-wrapping available upon request.

Our Deli

Our deli specializes in creating real, great tasting food in-house. We've found that by combining the freshest ingredients with our unique recipes, we create delicious natural lunch and dinner options. Although our kitchen is not a gluten-free environment, we do offer options for those who are gluten sensitive.

Every day we stock our deli case with delicious entrees, sandwiches, wraps, salads and appetizers for you to take home or enjoy in our dining area. Whether it's our famous Soulful Salmon, signature paninis, pita pizzas, or any number of specialty dishes, we have something to satisfy your appetite.

Our deli is open between 11:00 AM and 2:30 PM Monday through Saturday, or stop by any time and grab something from our self-serve deli case. Looking for dinner? Call in your dinner-to-go order before 2:30. We'll have it ready for you to pick up anytime before we close at 7:00 PM. All you'll have to do is heat and serve!

Manna Gocery & Deli

Manna Grocery & Deli
Meadowbrook Shopping Center
2350 McFarland Blvd E
Tuscaloosa, AL 35404

Phone (205) 752-9955

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Days Hours
Monday 9am - 7pm
Tuesday 9am - 7pm
Wednesday 9am - 7pm
Thursday 9am - 7pm
Friday 9am - 7pm
Saturday 9am - 7pm
Sunday Closed