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Original Oyster House

3733A Battleship Pkwy, Spanish Fort, AL 36527-9335
251-626-2188
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Ranked #1 of 42 restaurants in Spanish Fort
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
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
Spanish Fort, Alabama
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

Score! Started with crab claws, fantastic. Then we moved to the whole Stuffed Flounder and the Shrimp and Grits. Both cooked and seasoned perfectly. Ended up taking another order of claws home for a snack. Our server Demi did an awesome job.... Ask for her. RTR

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Irvington, Alabama
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11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

This was a first time going back since Hurricane Katrina. We were pleasantly surprised in all instances. The food was great, the service/atmosphere was great and the pricing was very reasonable. The staff was very friendly and the server Margaret that we had was very attentive to us. I highly recommend here but call for reservations ahead of time on... More

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Birmingham, Alabama, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

Loved the seafood. Great service. In and out fairly quickly. Ate a lot of shrimp. Will be back again for sure.

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6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Handled a BIG group of us and several other big groups from our convention very efficiently. Staff were very patient and friendly. Food was very average.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We stop in here on our annual Florida trip. The staff is always friendly, neat decor, fun tidbits on the wall to look at, overlooking water where you may see a gator or two. Food is great and authentic.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 via mobile

We had an awesome time our waiter was Sommer. Who made our visit even better. The grilled oysters are the best I've ever eaten.

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9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We stop at this location from time to time and as long as we beat the crowd it is a family pleaser every time. My wife who is not a seafood fan is always glad with here selection when we are done. The cheese grits are good and our waitress was very friendly. We will be back.

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Smyrna, Tennessee
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24 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Service at this place was great. Several states were visiting for dinner as part of our national meeting. We had a great time and I must say the food was pretty good as well. The my could have had more a limitless more favor but it's worth visiting.

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Clarksville, Tennessee
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60 reviews 60 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Packed solid on a Tuesday, way packed, and I made the mistake of sitting at the bar. The bartender was named Rosa, maybe she had an off night because was terribly rude and snarky. Rosa killed my good time feeling, that's why I am so grumpy right now. I went out of my way to visit this place, there are... More

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Denham Springs, Louisiana
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24 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We have eaten at the different OOH locations in the area for years including the one here in Spanish Fort. The quality and service are usually very good, but the must have been having a bad day. We got the fried flounder as always, but it had a strong fishy taste this time. We ate it but weren't impressed.

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