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Camellia Cafe

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61 N Section St, Fairhope, AL 36532-2215
251-928-4321
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 95
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
BACK AND BETTER THAN EVER!!

Reopened and better than before! The interior is bright and open, the food is still wonderful. the staff is great and ambience much improved.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
Ramblinwreck13
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Fairhope, Alabama
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sarasota, florida
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65 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

The menu is interesting but not out of the ordinary. The presentation is nice too. Bit for the price, I was disappointed! My first choice off the menu seemed safe but the duck was gamey tasting. The manager made it right though and brought me another selection right away, which I appreciated. Somehow the restaurant fell short for me. My... More 

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Fairhope, Alabama
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83 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Reopened and better than before! The interior is bright and open, the food is still wonderful. the staff is great and ambience much improved.

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Fairhope, Alabama
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Camellia Café is exceptional by any comparison, not just in Lower Alabama. It has a small but open and uncrowded dining room with a bar. My experience is that the menu varies with a few signature entrées that appear to be always available. Everything I have had has been of excellent ingredients and is prepared perfectly -- exactly to my... More 

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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67 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Excellent menu choices. Unique fish creations. We were a group of seven ladies and the wait staff most accommodating. Be sure to leave room for amazing dessert. The chocolate spoon bread was superb!

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BIRMINGHAM
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83 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Wonderful appetizers, salads, entrees and desserts. The wine selection had great pairings for the entrees, and the cocktails were excellent.

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Mobile, Alabama
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

This place is the epitome of Southern cuisine and hospitality. From the minute you walk in you feel as though you are "part of the family." Everyone is so welcoming and friendly. The cafe is quaint and cozy with a touch of elegance. The wine list is as good as any I've encountered in larger cities and I'd like to... More 

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Austin, Texas
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87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

We were so excited to learn that Camelia Cafe had reopened after it's arduous expansion that kept its doors closed for months. We have been here dozens of times including New Year's, Mardi Gras, our anniversary and countless other occasions. The Maitre D' was always aloof, but the food & table service were always impeccable. One Thursday evening, we were... More 

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Huntsville, Alabama
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Nice, intimate little bistro. Good menu, several interesting twists on the recipes. The duck was very good, rack of lamb that our dining companions had looked and tasted very good. Nice ambience and service. A great place for a couple or a double date.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

One of the best meals that I've ever had! I thoroughly enjoyed sitting at the bar. Tavi makes an excellent cocktail and the food was simply amazing. Try the Tomato Salad and the Fig Cookie when available. Will definitely make it a point to return whenever I'm in town.

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Fairhope, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

Excellent food, good presentation. The wait staff has always been pleasant. I have recommended to out of toners, and have always received many comments

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 61 N Section St, Fairhope, AL 36532-2215
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Fairhope
  • Phone Number: 251-928-4321

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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