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The Original Point

14340 Innerarity Point Rd., Perdido Key, FL 32507-8438
(850) 492-3577
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Cuisines: Seafood
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English first
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 NEW

This restaurant has been in operation since the 70,s and the decor shows it. The food was ok and the service was good. They were very helpful with recommendations to other points of interest. We would not go back but if you are looking fried fish it would be a good choice. The gumbo was the best thing we had.

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McDonough, Georgia
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41 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Locals restaurant located in a noncommercial neighborhood. Decor is a bit dated. Good, fresh food. A bit lower priced than other restaurants on the water. Service was friendly and attentive.

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Meridian, Mississippi
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29 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Our group of eight ate at the Original Point. It was about 20 years ago when I last ate there. The food is fried seafood (grilled is available) and was fresh. The server was prompt, the prices were fair. But, it took a long time from when the order was taken until the food was served. But, we ate out... More

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Tuscaloosa, AL
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6 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Does not look like much from the outside or inside but food is great and reasonable. The point platter is outstanding. We had a few in our group that don't like seafood. They had catfish and chicken fingers that they thought were great. I will definitely return.

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Perdido Key, Florida
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31 reviews 31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Been coming to the Point for years! at one "point" it seemed like they were going out of business - but I guess they were re-gathering. Now they have a $5 lunch to bring folks in. Once there, you'll enjoy the Royal Reds, the foot stomping fri/sat night show, and friendly staff.

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Madison, AL
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Googlemap this little dive and don't stop - even when you think you're lost. This little understated gem has AMAZING food!! From the outside you'll have second thoughts about stopping and the inside is not much better, but it's clean and the food awesome. We heard this is where the locals eat and I can see why. My husband had... More

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montgomery alabama
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27 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Eating at the point is a lot like mcdonalds, yOu always know what you're going to get. I've been eating there for over 20 years, and have never been disappointed. The proprietor, David lively, runs his kitchen with very little change in the menu. Although the menu is extensive, I seem to always order the same things. My favorites are... More

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D'Iberville, Mississippi
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We have often visited this restaurant as our favorite seafood place. We ate there tonight, and it was not in any way the same. Our server was bizarre, throwing straws at us (family of adults). The food was not well-prepared. Two of our party did not get the correct fish and two others did not even receive their food on... More

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Nashville, Tennessee
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We've been going to Perdido Key for years and we firmly believe that a trip to the beach is incomplete without a trip to the Original Point. It's not fancy and it's not on the water but the seafood is wonderful! They are known for the mullet (which is a local delicacy) but our favorite items on the menu include... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We go here every year on our vacation- get the smoked tuna dip- it's amazing! We have never been disappointed when we stop here. Great seafood too.

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