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Original Oyster House

3733A Battleship Pkwy, Spanish Fort, AL 36527-9335
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Ranked #2 of 42 Restaurants in Spanish Fort
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

If you are ever near this place, stop in and get some of their Fire Grilled Oysters. The best, Period!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

We had the best service with Brian seating us at the bar and serving us with a great attitude. :-) The chargrilled oysters were amazing!! And our platters were hot and delicious! Get the cheese grits! We will definitely be back!

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Dahlonega, Georgia, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

The first restaurant I ate at on the causeway. Very good food, very good service, very busy at dinner time. Good value for the food, great oysters prepared in numerous ways. The atmosphere is pleasant to be in. Great restaurant overall !!!

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Hartselle, Alabama
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132 reviews 132 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Can it get any better than the Original Oyster House? What a great stop for seafood. They have a wonderful salad bar. Great prices on fresh crab claws. One of the best salad bars around. And the peanut butter pie-- amazing! My wife and I enjoyed a good meal there. I had the crab claws and seafood gumbo. You will... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Four of us visited the seafood restaurant on the causeway between Spanish Fort and Mobile early (5:30) on a Monday evening. The restaurant was surprisingly busy. We were given an estimated 15 minute wait and were called in about 10 minutes. Obviously the staff knows how to handle large crowds of diners. The server promptly took drink orders then delivered... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I submitted a review about a year ago that was much less than flattering, based on a bad experience. I dine at the Original Oyster House about 3-4 times per year, throughout the year, and it actually is about as good as it gets, at their price point, anymore on the Gulf Coast. I say that because availability and quality... More 

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Coastal Alabama
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61 reviews 61 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We live nearby and I was delighted to get a giftcard from a client for Christmas. We brought the kids and everyone had a delicious meal with good service for a reasonable price. I am from Louisiana originally so I am hard to impress with seafood, and I have never had a bad meal here. There is a playground beneath... More 

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Mount Holly, North Carolina
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382 reviews 382 reviews
226 restaurant reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We stopped here on a recent road trip from Charlotte and found one of the best meals ever! We started out with a dozen fire grilled oysters that were to die for! My wife had the oyster salad and a cup of gumbo. I had the shorebird grill with cheese grits and turnip greens. The shorebird grill is shrimp and... More 

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Fitzgerald, Georgia
20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We stopped here for some good causeway seafood. I had the raw oysters, salad and gumbo. The gumbo was perfect as were the oysters. Will eat here again.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

It is ok! But that is it, just ok. The fish sandwich I order grilled was prepared on a griddle and greasy, the prices have gone up and the service is not as good as the OOH in Gulf Shores! Maybe my expectations were too high based on the one in Gulf Shores but the management doesn't even come close... More 

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Additional Information about Original Oyster House

Address: 3733A Battleship Pkwy, Spanish Fort, AL 36527-9335
Phone Number: 251-626-2188
Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Spanish Fort
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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