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Tacky Jack's Tavern & Grill

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27206 Safe Harbor Dr, Orange Beach, AL 36561-5502
251-981-4144
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6:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 153
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  • 205
    Very good
  • 124
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  • 47
    Poor
  • 38
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cool Place, good food

Interesting place with the feel of an authentic old fishing camp. We had a fairly long wait (45 min) but we expected that. We had a excellent frozen margarita from the bar while waiting. We were seated indoors and promptly greeted by our waiter. Drinks and an appetizer were delivered quickly. We... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
Barry B
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Interesting place with the feel of an authentic old fishing camp. We had a fairly long wait (45 min) but we expected that. We had a excellent frozen margarita from the bar while waiting. We were seated indoors and promptly greeted by our waiter. Drinks and an appetizer were delivered quickly. We also received our entrees quickly (< 20 min... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

When we heard of Tacky Jacks it was rave reviews. When we went it was less than spectacular. Mediocre food and service was awful. We waited almost 45 minutes for just drinks and our food was cold. Just not what we expected.

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Nebraska
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

It was an experience. My first po-boy. It was good and the service was good. Waitress was friendly even though it was the end of the day.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

We ate at the one in ft morgan. It was great food and great environment. I loved being in the marina and fun atmosphere. Tried alligator bites for the first time and they were delicious!

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Decatur, Mississippi
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We had never eaten here, and I was a little hesitant about ordering the tacky shrimp, but it was delicious! I got the shrimp over angel hair pasta, and it was a great. A little spicy, but not too hot. Our wait was around 30 minutes, which is certainly not bad for this area during the summer.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Tacky Jacks was so much fun. The kids loved that they had things to do and to stick their names up on the side of the building. Good food and great time.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I will never eat at a Tacky Jacks again. However I gave it a 3 because the staff was friendly. As for the food, overpriced and not good. There is too much competition on the beach to waste your money. PS the tees are great

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

After having an excellent meal at Tacky Jack's Gulf Shores four years ago, we decided to try the Tacky Jack's at Orange Beach, which was only mediocre by comparison. My boiled shrimp were so salty that I could barely eat them, requiring 2 refills on my large iced tea to finish getting the shrimp down. Same mediocre review by other... More 

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evansville, in
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We went on a Monday evening early and got a table overlooking the water. The view was great. The food was pretty good. I had the fish tacos and the others got shrimp tacos, shrimp po boy and grilled shrimp. The price was comparable to what you expect in a tourist area. It was one of the better places we... More 

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Olive Branch, Mississippi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Enjoyed the waiting area - plenty of room outside to wander on the pier and catch some gorgeous views. Our visit was good - the service was good and the food (shrimp and oysters) was pretty decent. One of our group got chicken with green beans and rice - said that both sides were awful. So....stick with normal seafood and... More 

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Additional Information about Tacky Jack's Tavern & Grill

Address: 27206 Safe Harbor Dr, Orange Beach, AL 36561-5502
Phone Number: 251-981-4144
Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Orange Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 7 - 15
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 27206 Safe Harbor Dr, Orange Beach, AL 36561-5502
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Orange Beach
  • Phone Number: 251-981-4144

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 15
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm

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