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Original Oyster House

701 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-6471
251-948-2445
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Ranked #20 of 133 Restaurants in Gulf Shores
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Have visited the Oyster House several times and we are never disappointed. Food is hot, fresh and plentiful. Kids loved it… adults loved it… great atmosphere! WIN…WIN…WIN. Salad bar is excellent as well.

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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

We go here every trip to the beach and I just say it's mostly for the original oyster house garlic sauce and raw oysters.

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north_alabama
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125 reviews 125 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

We arrived after 6:30 and was told we would have about a 10 minute wait which turned out to be closer to 5 minutes. Our server was extra friendly and quick. We both ordered the broiled seafood lovers platter which is mostly shrimp. Our food arrived reasonably quick and everything was very good. We had enough food that we needed... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

We were in Foley for three days and eat here three times. My husband had the all you can eat shrimp and said it was delicious with very generous portions. I absolutely loved the shrimp au gratin casserole, there was several shrimp with each and every mouthful. The sauce was a perfect texture not too creamy, not too dry. The... More 

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Gulf Shores, Alabama
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105 reviews 105 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

After reading the reviews of this place we had been meaning to visit for months. We finally got around to it and were very excited. They were not busy at all and it was a short wait for a table. Service was fast and pleasant. We started with the Fried Pickles. Not bad, but just OK. I had the "all... More 

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missouri
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I could eat hear numerous times and still not get all the dishes I would like to try. The menu is EXPANSIVE. If you can't find something you like, you don't like seafood. Others in the party said the gumbo and chowder were good. Boys had the oysters with the bacon and parmesan and loved them. I had the parmesan... More 

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Jamestown, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

A variety of food choices and an excellent salad bar. We love sitting by the large windows and watching pelicans fly by, dive in the water, settle down & float by.

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jackson
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25 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

The best cheese grits anywhere - also like that you can get greens! Love to have something different to choose from. Broiled shrimp, fried shrimp, red salmon were all good. Nice salad bar - but it cost's extra. We eat here on every beach trip!

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Madison, WI
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This is my favorite restaurant hands down. We went in January and it was busy but not all shops in the strip were open. They give you a beeper and you are able to go shop while they prepare your table. They have an excellent salad bar and fast service. I ordered the friend green tomatoes, shrimp and cheese grits... More 

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67 reviews 67 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
157 helpful votes 157 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Admittedly, this is a popular restaurant: it was doing a very brisk business even in the off-season when we ate here. During the high season, they handout pagers so you can shop in their stores while you wait an hour or two. It is a win-win situation for them. (You can reduce the crowds even in high season by eating... More 

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Additional Information about Original Oyster House

Address: 701 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-6471
Phone Number: 251-948-2445
Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Gulf Shores
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Seafood

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