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Barnacle Bill's

650 Lemoyne Dr, Dauphin Island, AL 36528-4456
251-861-8300
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Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Dinner
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Dining options: Dinner
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English first
Dauphin Island, Alabama
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

The place is dirty and the only reason we stayed is because of the reviews on here and we were starved after traveling all day. We ordered deep fried shrimp not only because we liKe them but because with having them deep fried hopefully it would lessen the chance of illness from them. The shrimp that we were able to... More

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Peachtree City, Georgia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 NEW

We took a chance on this restaurant, even though it looked a little run down. What a pleasant surprise! Two of us had the grouper basket with sweet potato fries. The grouper was fresh and delicious as well as the fries. One of us had a BLT that was loaded with fabulous bacon. Our waitress, Michelle, was great! We'll surely... More

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IL
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61 reviews 61 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Excellent food but terrible service, it's on the shirt and it's the truth. We arrived during dinner rush and almost walked out as it took a while to get even an initial greeting. Glad we stayed as the food is excellent! Hope service would be better if not as busy?!

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Paris, Arkansas
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

My family decided to try Barnacle Bill's tonight after reading mixed reviews on the internet. I'm so glad we did! We had a party of 11 and only waited about 5 minutes for a table. The service was wonderful, and the food was exceptional. Try their scampi. It was delicious.

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Middletown, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

The food was good and we had good service. We ate at this place twice and would recommened to go back.

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Mineola, Texas, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We ate our last dinner meal at Barnacle Bills. Had the best fried shrimp ever in quite a while. Granddaughter had the catfish and corn on the cob. Key Lime Pie was to die for. Service was great and prices a little steep but they have stay in business with low traffic compared to Gulf Shores. Loved loved this island....first... More

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Paris, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Very overpriced. Food was good but I have had much better. Had to wait for a table. They got two of our orders wrong.

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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We read many reviews about Barnacles Bill's and was even told by our rental person that their service was terrible. Not so! We got there right at 6:00pm and were promptly greeted and seated. Our waitress was great! The Beer was cold and Margarita's were just right. The Broiled Seafood Platter was much smaller than expected and lacked seasoning. My... More

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Mobile, Alabama
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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

First, there aren't chain restaurants on the island. Everything is local and you shouldn't go expecting a five star experience. We have been eating here for years. We have always enjoyed it and the service good. A word of advice would be to stay away from the fried fare. Give the broiled fish a try first. And if you are... More

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17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 via mobile

I see a whole lot of bad reviews, but from my experiences here I'd never go anywhere else. This place isn't a fancy place which I think might contribute to a lot of the negatives. It's basically a set down dairy bar with GREAT food. Servers have always been great, funny shirts too. Get the burger and onion rings, you... More

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