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Wintzell's Oyster House

24131 Perdido Beach Blvd, Orange Beach, AL 36561-6003
251-974-2122
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Ranked #49 of 115 Restaurants in Orange Beach
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
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: (251) 974-2122
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Gulf Shores, Alabama
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95 reviews 95 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

My lovely wife's parents were visiting for the long Thanksgiving weekend and we were ready for something other than turkey and dressing by the time Saturday rolled around. They had enjoyed a great meal at the Mobile location during a past business trip so they recommended we head over for lunch at Wintzell's. Since we live in Gulf Shores the... More 

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Tryon, North Carolina
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33 reviews 33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Went to Wintzell's hoping for something better than the greasy, battered seafood you find up and down the beach. The exterior looks more upmarket, but the meal was only average. A good beer selection, but the food, a seafood platter, was dry and uninspiring. There are better local seafood places out there ... just takes a little hunting.

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Montgomery, Alabama
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We both got seafood platters that were excellent. Fish, shrimp, scallops, and oysters! Everything cooked to perfection. The service was above par. Our server (Hayley) did a superb job and was alway smiling and friendly. Next trip to Orange Beach, we'll definitely go back!

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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Okay, listen up. This isn't the greatest place on Earth, but if you want a good meal without hunting all night, stop in. The food is not bad, and I must say on a good night it is usually very good. This is a laid back place and we feel comfortable there. We hit it a few times every July.... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We had very poor service sitting outside on Sat eve. The chicken seemed microwaved flavorless and rubbery, the vegetables were canned and over cooked with fat back in the greens. We had to send that back. The fish tacos were just ok, they had old dried cabbage with a dry piece of lime, nothing fresh. I had raw oysters that... More 

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Greensburg, Indiana
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42 reviews 42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

It was a typical coastal informal restaurant. It was very crowded and the service was rather slow. I sent the soup back as it was barely warm and the oysters were very small and nothing compared to the Acme Oyster House.

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Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Compared to the other restaurants around the area that are "mom and pop" places, this one left me with no desire to return. The food was average at best, but the wait staff was great! It was low season and pretty empty so we received lots of attention!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014 via mobile

The catch of the day had numerous large bones in it. The seafood au gratin was mostly sauce - very little shrimp or crab. The prices are double what they should be for what you get. The table next to us had a baby who dropped saltines all over the floor. After the table was bused the crackers were still... More 

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Owensboro, KY
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

the quality of the food does not match the price....they are very proud of their food I'd say!! The atmosphere isn't worth it either.

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Buford, Georgia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 via mobile

Typical fried seafood, was not impressed. Waiter was new and forgot the simple details that made the meal a success. However, my guest had a excellent salmon salad with a very large piece of fish.

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Additional Information about Wintzell's Oyster House

Address: 24131 Perdido Beach Blvd, Orange Beach, AL 36561-6003
Phone Number: 251-974-2122
Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Orange Beach
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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