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“love them legs!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Gulf Shores Steamer

Gulf Shores Steamer
27267 Perdido Beach Blvd, Suite 115, Orange Beach, AL 36561
(251) 948-6344
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Ranked #19 of 115 Restaurants in Orange Beach
Cuisines: American, Hamburgers, Seafood, Tapas, Sandwiches
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
gueydan, louisiana
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“love them legs!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2011

we always try to sit in the patio area if the weather permits when we visit the steamer. the inside seems a little dark for our liking, but that may be just us.................
the food is excellent; the crab and or fish dishes are very tasty, although being from cajun country, we found the gumbo lacking. the crab legs are the best anywhere we have tried in the area. the prices are comparable to the amount and quality. we have paid more at other places and gotten less in quality and quantity. the steamer is one of the things we look forward to year after year

  • Visited October 2011
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Family friendly but overpriced and iffy quality.”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2011 via mobile

Chose to eat here based on trip advisor reviews. We were very disappointed in the portion sizes, the quality of the food and the slow service.

We ordered the kids grilled chicken fingers. When it arrived, it was some sort of baked breaded nuggets, not grilled according to waitress. The stuffed shrimp was seventeen dollars and came with only 6 medium sized shrimp over a bed of rice, half cob of corn and 2 med new potatoes. We did complain about the portion size and the manager brought us 4 much larger stiffed shrimp. The dish was a little salty and not all the shrimp were cleaned. The tuna sandwich was very good, but when I subbed new potatoes for chips, they gave 2 very small ones. On top of that, one of two was rotten. The manager again came and replaced them.

Overall, a poor experience. For nearly fifty dollars, I felt ripped off compared to tasty meals we enjoyed at Cosmos and Tacky Jacks.

    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Disappointed in one of our past favorite places”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2011

Got two orders of steamed royal reds to go. I liked them my husband not so much. They did not give us anything but the shrimp no corn,slaw etc. Come on guys we want to like you but it's getting hard to.

  • Visited November 2011
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Dadeville, Alabama
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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“Healthy options”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2011

The steamed seafood was great. However, the side dishes had no flavor at all. Service okay.

Visited November 2011
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Pine Mountain, Georgia
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111 reviews 111 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 50 cities Reviews in 50 cities
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
“Give the reds a break.!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2011

The service was good in the evening the blackened Grouper great but the Reds were disappointing. It was the same from 20 years ago. Expensive and so so. The service in the day time is a little slack. Reds were mushy, over done. Still serving half a cob with the meal. The original owner has passed. Sad, she was a real character. This was a real place.

Visited September 2011
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