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Address: 23101 Canal Rd, Orange Beach, AL
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Fun times at the wharf

The Wharf is a pretty cool attraction featuring restaurants, shops, huge Ferris wheel, an arcade, movies and docks all in one spot. There is a lot to see and do here, and our... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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Abbeville, South Carolina

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Abbeville, South Carolina
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67 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

The Wharf is a pretty cool attraction featuring restaurants, shops, huge Ferris wheel, an arcade, movies and docks all in one spot. There is a lot to see and do here, and our kids really enjoyed the music/laser light show.

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Point Clear, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

We enjoy going to the Wharf at night. There are several good places to eat and shops to visit. At 9:00 there is a light show and the main street is closed. There is music and games for children. There is a ferris wheel, theatre, and concert venue there too.

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missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

This place was misleading. We thought this was a fun entertainment pier (from pictures we saw). We had big plans to spend lots of time here. Upon arriving we immediately noticed this was just shopping. We thought this would be fun night life... nope!!! Shopping too expensive, ferris wheel $5 to ride... nothing fun here at all!!!! Bought a drink... More 

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Orange Beach, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

This is a wonderful place to visit - children and adults both. There are restaurants for the families and bars for the adults. There is a great movie theater for rainy days and lots of (higher end) shopping. The Wharf's owner and management team brings in numerous class acts at the Amphitheater during warmer weather and they have great festivals... More 

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Plano, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

This is a wonderful collection of shops carrying "beachy" souvenirs to high end clothing and decor. It is rarely super crowded anh has plenty of parking. Bimini Bob's has great happy hour drinks at the bar and there is a Dippin Dots store for the kids. If you really want to kill some hours, there is a beautiful movie theater... More 

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Longview, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

What a fun place to go. Love all of the little shops, restaurants, movie theater, ferris wheel, etc. The light show at night is really fun for kids and all ages. I highly recommend this place.

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Wichita, Kansas, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Cute and unique shops with a lot of dining options. From Tervis cups, Beef Jerky & Build A Bears - each of us found some retail therapy! We were pressed for time, otherwise would have definitely enjoyed the Ferris Wheel too.

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The Wharf is a fun destination for shopping and dining and looking at very large boats in the Marina. There is a wide variety of shops and the quality has gotten better in recent years for both shopping and dining. Know that most of the restaurants are either owned by The Gilbey's or Bob Baumhower. The only truly fine dining... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We have shopped and eaten at the Wharf many times since it opened. It's a great place to get away from the beach while on vacation. There are plenty of places to shop and great places to eat. The movie theater is top notch and the Ferris wheel is amazing! The nightly lights and music show tops off the experience.... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Just an average open air shopping mall with a few interesting shops. Some higher end clothing stores, a few eateries and novelty shops. Attraction appears to be the Ferris wheel and a movie theater.

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Address: 23101 Canal Rd, Orange Beach, AL
Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Orange Beach

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