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Fantail Restaurant

American, Seafood, International
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2060 Downing St, Millbrook, AL 36054-4218
334-285-7255
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Dining options: Dinner, Buffet

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Really good buffet

We took our Aunt when visiting because she hasn't been able to go for awhile because it's only open for dinner. I was pleasantly surprised by the food. Most everything is fried so don't expect a healthy meal but it is very good. We really enjoyed the fried fish, fried oysters, fried pickles... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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Charleston, South Carolina, United States
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Charleston, South Carolina, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

We took our Aunt when visiting because she hasn't been able to go for awhile because it's only open for dinner. I was pleasantly surprised by the food. Most everything is fried so don't expect a healthy meal but it is very good. We really enjoyed the fried fish, fried oysters, fried pickles, fried okra, and hush puppies. They are... More 

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Millbrook, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Went there for our wedding anniversary and the food was great. My wife is more of the seafood eater than I am but at least they had BBQ, Chicken Tenders, Fries, and other alternative items to choose form. Prices are reasonable for a buffet. Make sure you get there early cause there are usually lines prior to the 5pm opening.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Tha food was ok the atmosphere was great the sever was real good but the food needs to kick it up a notch

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

There is nothing on the buffet authentic! Everything is processed in similarities of seafood. The only thing that looks like what it is was the peel and eat shrimp and they were so small it. Second visit after many years and last!

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Centerville, Georgia, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

First time we had been here in 10 years .I remember it as, outstanding, but felt it was just ok .Service was good and food was fresh and hot .Price had gone up +++ .price for two $38.00 w/2 teas , was a little high.

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Millbrook, Alabama
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The food was a little greasy but still ok. I do wish there was more grilled and steamed items, though. I think that particular time wasn't a good one for them so we may try again. Second time may be a charm!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

if youre headed from birmingham to mobile , the fantail restaurant is the place to stop...parking lot was packed out the buffet line was long but really worth the wait...the meal was $15 a plate but that's seafood....i9 would reccomend the place to anyone who love seafood of any type...it was packed but the meal was very good....and i like... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

This is the best seafood buffet around... my family drives almost 2 hour to go eat hear for special occasions and suck. I wish it were closer can't wait till the next birthday coming up in a couple of weeks

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Montgomery, Alabama, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

many years since our first visit. the place has expanded and improved. parking can be a problem when they're busy. on the plus side, we were told 10-15 min. wait and it was maybe 5. primarily a buffet place, the selection was good. several types of fish, shrimp, oysters, also chicken tenders and pulled pork were available. many veggies and... More 

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Seymour, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

My husband had heard good things about Fantail and wanted to stop...so on the way back to Indiana we decided to give it a try. I knew it was seafood, but didn't realize it was buffet-only until we were seated. I am not fond of any buffet, but especially a seafood buffet. The food was not very appealing. There were... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: 2060 Downing St, Millbrook, AL 36054-4218
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Millbrook
  • Phone Number: 334-285-7255

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  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, International

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