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The Wharf

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Address: 23101 Canal Rd, Orange Beach, AL 36561-5829
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+1 251-224-1000

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Beautiful shopping district

We went to the Wharf one evening just to see it and they had a light show that was very cool! Shopping was interesting, but nothing I would buy. Pretty pricey.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Jerry P
Washington, Illinois, United States
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Washington, Illinois, United States
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24 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went to the Wharf one evening just to see it and they had a light show that was very cool! Shopping was interesting, but nothing I would buy. Pretty pricey.

Thank Jerry P
Orange Beach, United States
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Wharf is for all ages. There is ALWAYS something GREAT going on. Don't miss fireworks over main street. Villagios is a wonderful place for adults. Ginny Lanes too. Great place to relax The theater offers great movies & good deals depending on when you go.

Thank S632PQdonm
Temple, Texas
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The best spot on the Gulf of Mexico. Many great shops, restsurants and even a Ferris wheel. Only a dollar a foot for transient boaters. Clean and classy

Thank hanabro123
Freeport IL
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78 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Love to stroll the wharf and shop. Lots of cute stores. Great places for lunch. Two of my favorite shops is Fish on a Dish and Bungalows. Love Ginny Lane and Bayes for food. Also what is great they have a movie theater there.

Thank Pretzelcity
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The wharf is your average shopping center, with shops and restaurants. We picked up a few souvenirs here. The only really fun encounter was at the Gulf Coast House of Jerky, where the proprieter told us all about his unique processing method for the wide variety of jerkies, as well as filling us in on local life. I'd recommend a... More 

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Mirabel, Canada
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had lunch at Gennie Lane on the terrasse overlooking the Marina and had penny drinks as well. We also had Dinner at Villagio's. Great food, good atmosphere. The Warf at night is very nice to see, all the palm threes are full of lights.

1 Thank RJOuimet
Manassas, Virginia
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Family and I spent a couple hours on a recent weekday afternoon at The Wharf. Neat mixture of shops and eateries. Get the sense that it's probably much more busy on nights/weekends. Definitely worth a visit.

1 Thank Andy D
New Port Richey, Florida
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404 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While venturing into this portion of the area, we stumbled across this rather unique area. Here, built as a small self styled community of live, play, shop and dine, is readily available to those who hanker for the sea life. Here the marina is the focal drive and point of this community, while the two story mall readily offers all... More 

Thank Shooster365
Wolf Point, Montana
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172 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The complex is huge and mainly a tourist oriented retail destination. We did have a nice meal and had a great time walking along the floating piers which are home to many big offshore style boats. They do have a big condominium complex attached and we were told they are very nice. Again, not too much going on when we... More 

Thank SheriffBTJustice
Whitesburg, Georgia
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Right on the water... fun shoppes... good food and plenty of variety. Movie theatres... carry your drinks around the property... Condos for rent by the night... Wonderful vacation.

Thank theonlylydia

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