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Yardarm Restaurant

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1 Fairhope Ave, Fairhope, AL
Today
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner
Description: On Pier

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  • 25
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Very nice to eat on the ocean

The food was excellent the view from the eat on porch was spectacular. The service was good. This was our first time to Fairhope and this was a great first place to eat here. The restaurant has been around for quite some time could use some updating but once on the porch you don't care. We will be... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 22, 2014
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Clanton, Alabama
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86 reviews 86 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 via mobile

This was a great restaurant but has now been sold. It is closed at the present time but has been bought by the people who own Gambinos Italian and is being renovated. It is supposed to reopen this summer as a new restaurant specializing in oysters.

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Foley, Alabama
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

All selections are greatly overpriced, and not much available for those who eat healthy. Any exceptions to fried foods are extra charges. Grandma's gumbo was certainly more pleasing than her attitude when we inquired if they honored vets with a discount on Venteran's day 2014! Our first and last viist

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96 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 via mobile

The food was excellent the view from the eat on porch was spectacular. The service was good. This was our first time to Fairhope and this was a great first place to eat here. The restaurant has been around for quite some time could use some updating but once on the porch you don't care. We will be back.

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Fairhope, Alabama
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20 reviews 20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 via mobile

Great view of Mobile Bay on city pier. Menu is mostly fried seafood which is cooked using fresh oil a big plus for taste. Gumbo worth trying is made from old recipe. Only draw back is distance from parking.

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Cape May, New Jersey
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

On our way into town stopped by the pier and found the Yardarm. Sat outside with a beer and tried a bowl on Dot's gumbo. She's been making it there for 40 years. It was great! Ryan our server was very helpful with tips on the area.

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Hillsboro, Missouri
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76 reviews 76 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

My wife and I were looking for a place to eat, "on the bay" and this restaurant was recommended. The restaurant itself is located on the Fairhope Pier, and it's very nice to eat out over the water. The food itself is just average, as is the service. I probably would not eat here again.

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Fairhope, Alabama
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115 reviews 115 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This restaurant is part way down the Fairhope pier on Mobile Bay. You have a choice of sitting on the deck with a wonderful view of the marina, or inside if the weather is bad. The seafood is fresh and tastes delicious. The service is outstanding. A great place to relax and enjoy a terrific meal.

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Huntsville, AL
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 via mobile

We went here on a lark after driving down to Fair Hope. The fish wash not fresh, the prices were too high for what you got and it was a bad experience. I have never given anyone 1 star before but wow

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

My wife and I have been to The Yardarm several times. While not fine dining, the seafood is always consistently prepared, whether fried or broiled. The atmosphere is unique, being midway on the Fairhope public pier. Great gumbo!

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Food was great. Staff was very friendly. Don't be in a big hurry if here for dinner but staff and views on the pier made up for it. Definitely recommend.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 Fairhope Ave, Fairhope, AL
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Fairhope

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Description

On Pier
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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