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Souvenir City

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217 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-6407
+1 251-948-7280
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No big deal

Crowded and overpriced. Typical souvenir store with cool shark mouth entrance. Checkout service... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
eatbread
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Memphis, Tennessee
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No the greatest

We went here because of the shark on the front of the buildind, have to admit it is an excellent... read more

Reviewed April 29, 2018
donna d
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good30%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“t shirts” (41 reviews)
“hermit crabs” (18 reviews)
“huge store” (6 reviews)
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217 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-6407
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+1 251-948-7280
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"t shirts"
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"hermit crabs"
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"huge store"
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"little bit of everything"
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"picture frames"
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"fudge"
in 13 reviews
"name brand"
in 3 reviews
"pirate ship"
in 11 reviews
"stuffed animals"
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"prices are reasonable"
in 5 reviews
"huge selection"
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"family tradition"
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"fun place"
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"little pricey"
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"staff was friendly"
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"mouth"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Crowded and overpriced. Typical souvenir store with cool shark mouth entrance. Checkout service was not friendly. Parking is tight.

Thank eatbread
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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

We went here because of the shark on the front of the buildind, have to admit it is an excellent way to bring in customers. Once inside the staff is not personable not helpful. The store was under stalker with some very outdated merchandise.

Thank donna d
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Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

Get your picture with the Shark on the front and the pirate ship on the back and shop someplace else! Alvin’s is horrible! As cheap as their souvenirs are I will never visit one again! Everyone we encountered there was rude! I was knocked in...More

Thank Desiree D
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Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

This place is highly over rated. Pricing is was off and the shops right next door have the same things and are much cheaper. Almost seems like a tourist trap

1  Thank Rachel c
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Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

I hate these places...but the kids love them. As much as I want to give a 1 star because of the anxiety this place produces, it was a big hit with the kids. Plenty of crap to look at and good prices. Take some Motrin...More

Thank Brian M
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Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

You want it, they got it. From picture frames and Christmas ornaments to t-shirts and name brand sandals... this is the place to go. I had to drag my five year old out of the four aisles of stuffed animals. A bit overwhelming at times...More

Thank Mary P
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Reviewed April 3, 2018

If you are looking for that one of a kind souvenir to remember your trip to Gulf Shores then this is the spot to find it. My daughter bought a beautiful airbrushed sand dollar and they put her name on it...definitely a one of a...More

Thank GANixonfamily
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Reviewed March 18, 2018

The huge shark mouth entrance is indicative of just how huge the interior is; seemingly endless well organized rows of all types of beach related "necessities." We strolled every aisle just for the fun of it.

1  Thank Mike O
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Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

They have a great variety , the kids toys and stuffed animals were a little pricey, huge selection of seashells which were priced well and they have the biggest selection of t-shirts I have seen yet , would liked to have seen some more affordable...More

Thank moocow12
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Reviewed February 16, 2018 via mobile

This is the only place down at GS or Orange Beach that does air brushing year-round. Sounds weird, but we get something airbrushed for the kids on each visit. Tacky? Of course. They have the largest souvenir selection I have ever seen at GS or...More

Thank vacationaholic
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