We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Fisherman Restaurant

Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
1873 Highway 77, Southside, AL 35907-0107
256-442-5252
Website
Today
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 13 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 4
    Excellent
  • 6
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Not just great sea food

The seafood is great my personal Favoriite is blacken Catfish extra black but they have been vote best Burger in town & have a couple of grat steaks on the menu and a few Italian paste dishes That afe second to none. The biggest suprise is the soaps" lobster Bisc, Clam cowder, and of Coase Gumbo... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Glenn S
,
Gadsden, Alabama
Add Photo Write a Review

13 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Gadsden, Alabama
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The seafood is great my personal Favoriite is blacken Catfish extra black but they have been vote best Burger in town & have a couple of grat steaks on the menu and a few Italian paste dishes That afe second to none. The biggest suprise is the soaps" lobster Bisc, Clam cowder, and of Coase Gumbo all are delicious meals... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I just ate at Fisherman's Restaurant for the first time. My friend, who lives here in Gadsden, took me. I ordered the ribeye and my friend had the large shrimp. My steak was good, well done, just the way I ordered it. They brought out a basket of hush puppies, which were really good too. Our waitress was friendly, but... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Richmond, Virginia
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

If you look at the website you might think you are going to a nice, table cloth seaside restaurant. This was such an incredible disappointment. My husband and I should have known when we drove up that we should have driven out. The Trip Advisor said 89% of the feedback said they would eat at this restaurant. The outside look... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Amherstburg, Canada
Top Contributor
141 reviews 141 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

My business group and I had dinner here on a Wednesday night. The highlight of the meal was definitely the appetizers. We had some of the best shrimp I've ever had. The chef brought out a variety of entrees and the best one was the eggplant parmesan. It was delicious! To be honest, other than the shrimp, the seafood was... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Fisherman has the best seafood in the area. I had the blackened mahi and it was cooked to perfection with their own spice. They have nightly specials so the menu stays fresh but keeps all the favorites. The prices are reasonable for the quality. The chef always checks with you to make sure everything was as you liked.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Gadsden, Alabama
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

I had the cheeseburger and fries. I don't like seafood. But my family members ate the shrimp and said that it was delicious. Also, my husband ate the chicken alfredo linguini and it was tasty with a great presentation!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Jacksonville, Alabama
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

I have only visited the Fisherman once, but it was a good experience. The food was tasty and priced reasonably.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Southside, Alabama, United States
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

The food here is excellent. They have a great chef who often comes out and talks to the customers. The prices are reasonable. Always plenty of food - ususally some left over for goody bag. The staff is very prompt and friendly.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Rainbow City, Alabama United States
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012

Food was very good, although kind of expensive. Went there twice but the second time I got a little sick afterwards. Don't really know if it was their food or a coincidence. Rated it very good because it WAS very good.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Florida
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012

I've eating here several times and I think it's just ok. The shrimp grits are really great. The kitchen seems a bit dirty (when you go up to pay you can see inside the kitchen) and the inside smells of cigarette smoke. Today as I was driving by I noticed a sign that said "#1 hamburger." I thought that was... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Been to The Fisherman Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1873 Highway 77, Southside, AL 35907-0107
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Southside
  • Phone Number: 256-442-5252

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from The Fisherman Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?