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Lighthouse Restaurant

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12495 County Road 23, Bayou La Batre, AL 36544-4063
+1 251-824-2500
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“crab claws” (62 reviews)
“seafood platter” (13 reviews)
“salad” (16 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
12495 County Road 23, Bayou La Batre, AL 36544-4063
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Greasy and to some degree not very tasty. Was recommended by a lady at the Festival of Flowers that we stopped at for a day. Said it was best in area......I am a southerner but this was just grease!

Thank JTRICH55
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the best place around to get fried crab claws. Its not a convenient location but is well worth the drive. There is nothing fancy about this place, just a long standing family run local seafood joint. There are many seafood options on the...More

Thank Darrell W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were all pleased with our late lunch. We visited at the end of February after the recommendation from a staff person in the Mobile Mardi Gras museum. We were on our way to Bellingrath Gardens, so this was an easy place to visit. Got...More

Thank Tom C
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Went here for dinner on a Friday evening, and had a short wait to be seated, but it was worth it. They have the largest crab claws, lightly battered, and very tasty. There was an abundance of seafood on my order of shrimp and oysters....More

Thank marydw25
Reviewed February 11, 2018

If you want huge crab claws cooked just right, then this is the place. More then once, we have driven down from Montgomery to visit family and ALWAYS insist on eating at the lighthouse. Don't get me wrong. They have great seafood dishes. But..... the...More

Thank dave_meister_67
Reviewed February 5, 2018 via mobile

Best crabclaws around, huge & cooked perfectly! Best value in crabclaws, this picture is a half order. The dressings for your salad are home-made & very good. We have 2 favorite seafood restaurants here in the coast & this is one of them. Definitely where...More

Thank carmentillman
Reviewed January 30, 2018 via mobile

Interesting place a hole in the wall type place very rural off the beaten path. Would not have found if the bus driver was the driver waitress not polite made mistakes and didn’t own them Would not recommend

Thank ctgoss
Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

Went twice so far. First time was a couples trip and next with family. The food is really good and you get nice service. On weekends it can get busy if you go right at dinner time but we didn’t have to wait too long....More

Thank James Q
Reviewed January 23, 2018 via mobile

Damn that was good!!!!!! I got the 1/4 fried chicken and my husband got the seafood platter....... both with salad and baked potato. Everything was so delicious and fresh. The homemade Italian salad dressing was great and served w crackers. The potato was good sized...More

Thank shugarshar
Reviewed December 30, 2017 via mobile

Our dearest friends from Mobile, Alabama suggested we meet for supper at The Lighthouse. What a great suggestion! Menu was enormous!!! I ate gumbo and oyster poboy!!! My husband ate a delicious platter of oysters, shrimp, crab claws!!! We will return to this fabulous restaurant!!!

Thank CathyP1953
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12495 County Road 23, Bayou La Batre, AL 36544-4063
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Bayou La Batre
  • Phone Number: +1 251-824-2500
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