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All 89 Fairhope Restaurants

Market By The Bay

365 Greeno Rd S, Fairhope, AL 36532-1904
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Ranked #16 of 89 Restaurants in Fairhope
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun - Mon 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
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Description: 251.929.7203
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English first
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

We heard about this restaurant at our hotel and decided to try it. Check before you go for hours of operation because the first time we went it was not open for supper. We tried the next day for lunch and were not disappointed. We both had a bowl of gumbo which is really enough as an entre, We ordered... More 

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Hartselle, Alabama
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132 reviews 132 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

This neat place offers good, fresh seafood. I got the fish sandwich, fries and a cup of gumbo. My wife got a cheeseburger. Both sandwiches were excellent. The gumbo was very good, but I have had better. We did not care for the French fries, but that may be more a matter of preference.

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Springfield, IL
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204 reviews 204 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

This is a very casual, order at the counter, kind of place with six booths. On a Wednesday night in the middle of January, they were pretty busy with about half of the orders being take-outs. I thought the prices were a little high for this kind of place, but apparently the good food can ask for a higher price.... More 

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Huron, Ohio
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Good value, no frills, just good food and friendly service. Would stop again when in the area. Oysters can be made inedible; these were great!

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gainesville va
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60 reviews 60 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

i understand there are several locations for this restaurant with good food at each...was with locals and one we enjoyed was on a main drag..not sure of exact location.near hospital. food was great..shrimp and succotash!! great combo and good prices...very casual dining that is family friendly with booths and tables in adjoining room...good seafood for sure!!

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Fairhope, Alabama
14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Best fired shrimp is around. On a par with Dock's in Orange Beach, if that means anything to you. When they have their fried fish sandwich on special, it is a great deal. It's a good deal even when it not on special. This is place we go when we want fried seafood! Be sure to try the onion rings.

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Fairhope, Alabama
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50 reviews 50 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I love Market by the Bay. I use these guys all the time to grab fresh fish on the way home from work to grill or bake. Their selection is always good and I much prefer them to Fresh Market for this purpose. I've had some of their prepared/fried stuff to go, which was delicious, particularly the shrimp. Service is... More 

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Fairhope, Alabama
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76 reviews 76 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I decided to try this place out last minute. We were both delighted by our decision! We both got the shrimp and oyster combo dinner. She got the regular size and I the large. The posters were cooked to a perfect golden brown and the shrimp were lightly breaded and had very good flavor! They were large... More 

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Dillard, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Yes August is a hot month. But they need to do something with their AC. I ordered a fried shrimp salad and had to eat it as fast as I could to get out of there because it was so hot inside. The workers were even hotter. You order at the counter and the food is brought to you. I... More 

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Charlestown, Indiana, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

My wife and I are from Charlestown Indiana staying here in Fairhope on vacation. We came across Market by the Bay and decided to give it a try, what a great choice! The food was excellent, service was extra ordinary and very friendly. We highly recommend it to anyone either staying at or passing through Fairhpoe.

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Additional Information about Market By The Bay

Address: 365 Greeno Rd S, Fairhope, AL 36532-1904
Phone Number: 251-929-7203
Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Fairhope
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisine: Seafood

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