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Market By The Bay

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365 Greeno Rd S, Fairhope, AL 36532-1904
251-929-7203
Today
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch
Description: 251.929.7203

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  • 49
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  • 27
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 3
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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LOVE LOVE LOVE this place!!!! Get the shrimp poboy and you will eat shrimp fer a spell before you see theres bread underneath!! Very generous portions moreso than any other local seafood eatery. Fantastic service as well !!

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 18, 2015
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37 reviews 37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

LOVE LOVE LOVE this place!!!! Get the shrimp poboy and you will eat shrimp fer a spell before you see theres bread underneath!! Very generous portions moreso than any other local seafood eatery. Fantastic service as well !!

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Fairhope, Alabama
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Another good local seafood restaurant. Place you order at the counter and they will bring it out to your table. Another place that serves locals the proper amount of good fresh food. We eat here often and many times call in orders from the office. They get busy around lunch but still manage to get it done.

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Opelika, Alabama, United States
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59 reviews 59 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Perhaps the best Gumbo I've ever had! Definitely the best in the Eastern Shore region. Very reasonable prices for fresh caught seafood. The grilled shrimp po-boy can't be beat!

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Magee, Mississippi, United States
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67 reviews 67 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

This was our second trip here. Food is good and fresh. The shrimp and oysters are both tasty, although lacking in salt. The grilled shrimp salad was also very good as well as a large portion.

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Terre Haute, Indiana
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

My husband had the Seafood Platter and I ate the 1/2 Shrimp PoBoy Sandwich & cup of Gumbo. A lot of food, husband was not terribly impressed but he might have reached his fried-food limit. I was very impressed with the gumbo. We can't tolerate very spicy food and our rental cottage host suggested this place. We plan on going... More 

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Fairhope, Alabama
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We eat here about every 2 weeks. It is not pretentious at all. Great food at a great price! We generally order the fried fish dinner and split it.

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4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Just Darn Good Food! Atmosphere is not great but ok for this type of restaurant. Looks like a typical local hot spot. Lots of take outs!

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FLORENCE
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

When you are this close to the Gulf, you have to eat seafood. I was in Fairhope for an event and I wanted to eat seafood somewhere. I had looked online for places to eat and Market By The Bay kept coming up as a good place to eat. First off, it is not by the Bay anymore...it is on... More 

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Foley, Alabama
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93 reviews 93 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

The fried shrimp and oysters are great as is the fried fish. The portions are large, even on the plates considered small. Wonderful, casual spot for a quick bite.

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Florida
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56 reviews 56 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

How can you beat fresh seafood fried to perfection and served with hushpuppies and cole slaw? I don't think it's possible. If you're a Gulf seafood lover, Market By the Bay in Fairhope, Alabama, provides mouth-watering lunchtime fare with a variety of suitable sides, sauces, and Southern sweet tea. So delicious, it's worth a special trip, even if you don't... More 

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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 365 Greeno Rd S, Fairhope, AL 36532-1904
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Fairhope
  • Phone Number: 251-929-7203

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Description

251.929.7203
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

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