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Wintzell's Oyster House - CLOSED

1208 Beltline Rd SW, Decatur, AL 35601-6202
256-340-4404
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English first
Alabama
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Poor mgmt is what got the Decatur Wintzell’s closed along with poor food standards. They went from pretty good upon opening to very bad in a hurry. Lack of food consistency and poor service put the nails in the coffin. Oyster’s shucked from the evening before served at lunch, dried out and chewy. Red beans and rice, lots of salty... More

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Huntsville, Alabama
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Ordered the fried scallops dinner. When they arrived, my first thought was these are fish balls. They didn't have the typical disc shape of a scallop and tasted like fish. When we asked the manager about them, he offered to go to the kitchen and bring an uncooked scallop. When he arrived it was obvious that it was a processed... More

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Decatur
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57 reviews 57 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I loved the wintzells on the coast and in guntersville. We were so happy when one opened near home in Decatur. It never came close to wintzells standards and service was poor. I am surprised it lasted as long as it did. We tried it twice. I would still drive to Guntersville for the food.

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Decatur, Alabama
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77 reviews 77 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

As of January 2014, Wintzell's has closed in Decatur. This location has had many other restaurants and none seem to last long. Another one coming this Spring.

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Decatur, Alabama, United States
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64 reviews 64 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

This location is closed, and was never busy! Service was poor, food was not good has up to Wintzell's standards in other locations.

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Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

Our waitress was nice, but she did not bring us bread. My husband & I split a plate, and she didn't bring us an extra plate to divide the food--we had to ask for it. The food was ok, but it was over-priced. My husband & I both were disappointed. We will not be back...

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

The service was perfect. Warm friendly atmosphere! The food was the star of the visit. The restaurant was immaculately clean. I will definitely return.

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Muscle Shoals, Alabama
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

I have aways loved stuffed crabs but it seems that you can no longer get them anywhere. They are no longer available on the Gulf anymore, just crab cakes. Captain D's have them but Wintzells have the best. This was the first time we have driven 45 miles to eat here and it was well worth the drive. As I... More

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AL
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

The first time I went to Wintzell's I really liked it, so I decided to go back there for my birthday a few months later. What a big mistake. The food was not good at all. And this wasn't just me saying this, it was my whole family too. The food was way overpriced for what tasted like frozen seafood.... More

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Atlanta, Michigan
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72 reviews 72 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Also good for groups. Not cheap, but not expensive either. Casual atmosphere. The oysters are good, and reasonable.

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Additional Information about Wintzell's Oyster House

Address: 1208 Beltline Rd SW, Decatur, AL 35601-6202
Phone Number: 256-340-4404
Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Decatur
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Seafood

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