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365 Greeno Rd S, Fairhope, AL 36532-1904
251-929-7203
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11:00 am - 7:00 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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  • 53
    Excellent
  • 30
    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
Excellent fried shrimp, excellent gumbo

It's not a fancy place, you order at the counter and they bring it to you, but fried shrimp and gumbo were both excellent. Got extra gumbo to freeze and take home. Will get more if we go by Fairhope again before going home. Prices are a little higher but so is quality of food.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
Ankfray
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Tuscaloosa AL
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Tuscaloosa AL
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

It's not a fancy place, you order at the counter and they bring it to you, but fried shrimp and gumbo were both excellent. Got extra gumbo to freeze and take home. Will get more if we go by Fairhope again before going home. Prices are a little higher but so is quality of food.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

This restaurant is far from fancy but the food is delicious! Very fresh seafood. I had the 1/2 shrimp po boy and gumbo combination. Both were wonderful. Highly recommend.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

This restaurant was recommended by local people working in the downtown Fairhope area. We placed our order at the counter with the suggestions of the friendly employee--then our meal was served to our table. The fried shrimp were fresh and delicious--and the prices were reasonable. They have smaller portions available for those of us that don't eat as much as... More 

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Daphne, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Stopped by a couple days ago to pick up FRESH Shrimp for a Scampi.... staff is friendly and the shrimp was excellent!

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Myrtle beach
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Went to have seafood on the first night of vacation and stumbled across this little place. Great friendly service, a little pricey for the look of the restaurant but we went on a Wednesday and our 3 kids got to eat free because we ordered 2 entrees. Large portions of food in my opinion.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

The food is great. The prices are good. The staff are friendly. Hamburger and fries and shrimp po boy are good. The restaurant is small. You order at the register. And staff brings you your order. The place is small. There is little add on bar on the side

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Belton, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The owner and staff made us feel like family. As noted in Coastal Living, the food was excellent and the experience was very pleasant.

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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 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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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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