10 Seafood Restaurants In Gulf Shores, Alabama

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Gulf Shores, Alabama, is a popular vacation destination on the Gulf Coast. Among the many attractions are the gorgeous beaches in the Gulf State Park, a pier, fishing, hiking and biking trails and a golf course for those who wish to tee off. The Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge is of interest, where migratory birds and sea turtles thrive. More animals can be seen at the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, which offers petting experiences with kangaroos, lemurs, and sloths. Visit the 19th-century Fort Morgan, which stands at Mobile Bay or head to the Wharf, an entertainment and dining center. When you are finished exploring for the day, it’s time to eat. The following are our top picks of excellent seafood restaurants in Gulf Shores, Alabama

1. Original Oyster House Seafood Restaurant

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Posted by Original Oyster House on Wednesday, 21 November 2018

The Original Oyster House Seafood Restaurant initially opened in 1983. This particular branch on the Causeway, overlooking Mobile Bay, was opened in 1985. The property keeps expanding and now offers a full-service banquet room, gift shop, boat dock, and conference room. This waterfront mainstay serves Cajun specialties and seafood platters in a relaxed and friendly environment. Popular dishes are the shrimp poor boy, oyster sampler and their delicious gumbo. The restaurant is open for lunch and dinner.

Original Oyster House Seafood Restaurant

Address: Original Oyster House Boardwalk, 701 HWY 59, Gulf Shores, Alabama, USA

Opening hours: 11 AM - 10 PM

Average price for two: 11 - 30 USD

Website: Original Oyster House Seafood Restaurant

2. King Neptune's Seafood Restaurant

Posted by King Neptune's Seafood Restaurant on Monday, 9 July 2018

While the surroundings at King Neptune’s are kept simple and comfortable, the restaurant focuses on good, fresh food. There is a great menu to select from, appreciated by locals and visitors alike. King Neptune’s has a southern vibe and offers southern hospitality. Popular dishes are the basket of clam strips and fried shrimp basket, the dueling crab steamed platter and the blackened grouper. Reviewers found all to be delicious. The restaurant serves lunch and an early dinner.

King Neptune's Seafood Restaurant

Address: 1137 Gulf Shores Parkway, Gulf Shores, Alabama, USA

Opening hours: 11 AM - 8 PM

Average price for two: 11 - 30 USD

Website: King Neptune’s Seafood Restaurant

3. Shrimp Basket Gulf Shores

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Posted by Shrimp Basket on Monday, 13 August 2018

In 1993, two local men opened a casual, family-friendly seafood restaurant in Gulf Shores on the Gulf Coast. They are so popular, they have since expanded to five other states. They serve a range of seafood dishes for lunch and early dinner. Among their specials are “All you can eat steamed shrimp, served with corn, shrimp slaw, and new potatoes, every Tuesday. On Monday and Thursday, enjoy “All you can eat fish” with shrimp slaw, fritter, hushpuppies and a choice of new potatoes, potato salad or fries. Sunday and Wednesday offer include “All you can eat fried popcorn shrimp” with the same sides.

Shrimp Basket Gulf Shores

Address: 301 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, Alabama, USA

Opening hours: 11 AM - 9 PM

Average price for two: 11 - 30 USD

Website: Shrimp Basket Gulf Shores

4. DeSoto's Seafood Kitchen

Posted by De Soto's Seafood Kitchen on Thursday, 17 March 2016

DeSoto’s Seafood Kitchen is an award-winning, family-favorite restaurant featuring fresh seafood, pasta, chicken and steak, along with sides, sandwiches, and salads for lunch and early dinner. Popular dishes include a delicious appetizer and seafood favorites, as well as country-fried and hamburger steak. Seafood can be prepared to suit the guest – broiled, fried, blackened, grilled, steamed or Cajun style. There is also a great selection of vegetables, wines and homemade desserts.

DeSoto's Seafood Kitchen

Address: 138 W 1st Ave, Gulf Shores, Alabama, USA

Opening hours: Monday-Thursday and Sunday 11 AM - 9 PM, Friday-Saturday 11 AM - 10 PM

Average price for two: 11 - 30 USD

Website: DeSoto’s Seafood Kitchen

5. Bahama Bob's Beach Side Café

Posted by Allyson Huddleston on Friday, 30 August 2013

Bahama Bob’s is a favorite for its atmosphere and great seafood and serves lunch and dinner, right on West Beach. Their motto is, “the lower the latitude, the better the attitude.” Among visitors’ favorites are their fried pickles, lightly breaded gator tail, steamed shrimp with island spices, spicy cajun fried crawfish tails, Staniel Cay chicken tenders, fried cheese strips and coconut shrimp all served with delicious sides, including steamed potatoes and vegetables.

Bahama Bob's Beach Side Café

Address: 601 W Beach Blvd, Gulf Shores, Alabama, USA

Opening hours: 11 AM - 10 PM

Average price for two: 11 - 30 USD

Website: Bahama Bob’s Beach Side Café

6. Acme Oyster House

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Posted by Acme Oyster House - French Quarter on Tuesday, 1 January 2019

New Orleans seafood in Gulf Shores, Alabama is the order of the day and the restaurant has been running since 1910. Dishes include raw and char-grilled oysters, oyster shooters, fried crab claws, fried crawfish tails, New Orleans medley, and craw puppies. Non-seafood dishes include buffalo wings, soup of the day, 1/2lb. Hamburger with fries, hot sausage patty or grilled sausage and there is a variety of sides, including salads and vegetables and some tasty desserts.

Acme Oyster House

Address: 216 E 24th Ave, Gulf Shores, Alabama, USA

Opening hours: Monday-Thursday and Sunday 11 AM - 10 PM, Friday-Saturday 11 AM - 11 PM

Average price for two: 11 - 30 USD

Website: Acme Oyster House

7. Fish River Grill

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Due to their popularity, Fish River Grill is located in four different locations. Their homely restaurants serve a range of southern style fried fish, seafood, great hamburgers, and Lower Alabama cheesesteak. Guests also enjoy their swamp soup. Their description of the restaurants is a “funky, junky redneck joint” where guests can totally relax.

Fish River Grill

Address: 1545 Gulf Shores Pkwy Ste 20, Gulf Shores, Alabama, USA

Opening hours: Monday - Saturday 10:30 AM - 9 PM, closed on Sundays

Average price for two: 11 - 30 USD

Website: Fish River Grill

8. Sea N Suds

Posted by Sea-N-Suds Restaurant on Thursday, 31 January 2019

The restaurant is located on the pier, overlooking the Gulf of Mexico, with beautiful views and the sound of the waves. With affordable prices, the restaurant and oyster house serves great gumbo, steamed shrimp and crab claws and offers fried seafood dinners, a salad bar, and sandwiches for a lighter meal. There is also a gift shop on site where you can buy a great t-shirt or souvenir of your visit.

Sea N Suds

Address: 405 E Beach Blvd, Gulf Shores, Alabama, USA

Opening hours: 11 AM - 9 PM

Average price for two: 11 - 30 USD

Website: Sea N Suds

9. The Steamer Baked Oyster Bar

Posted by The Steamer and Baked Oyster Bar on Friday, 18 January 2019

The Steamer and Baked Oyster Bar is located behind Souvenir City. The cozy restaurant serves raw, baked and steamed oysters, with a full menu of grilled and steamed seafood. Groups can enjoy steamed seafood trays, with a combination of crab legs, royal reds, oysters, large tail-on shrimp and mussels. There is also a full bar along with a selection of frozen drinks, including Margarita, Amaretto Orange Blossom and their famous Bushwackers.

The Steamer Baked Oyster Bar

Address: 124 W 1st Ave, Gulf Shores, AL 36542, USA

Opening hours: 11 AM - 10 PM

Average price for two: 11 -30 USD

Website: The Steamer Baked Oyster Bar

10. Mikee's Seafood

Posted by Mikee's Seafood on Monday, 30 April 2018

This family-owned restaurant has been running since 1987. The restaurant serves a large variety of seafood, along with beef, pasta and chicken dishes. Mikee will cook you the freshest catch of the day, served with golden fried hushpuppies and tasty corn fritters, along with a choice of potato or a vegetable. There is also a good range of appetizers, including fried green tomatoes, crab cakes and seafood gumbo.

Mikee's Seafood

Address: 2nd Ave E 1st St, Gulf Shores, Alabama, USA

Opening hours: 11 AM - 10 PM

Average price for two: 11 - 30 USD

Website: Mikee’s Seafood

Have fun on the Gulf Coast in Gulf Shores

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Enjoy the sun, sand, and fun to work up an appetite before dining at some of the best seafood restaurants in Gulf Shores, Alabama, USA.

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Anne Sewell was born in England, but has spent most of her life in Africa - Malawi, Zimbabwe and South Africa - and now resides on the beautiful Costa del Sol in southern Spain. She loves writing...Read more

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