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Camellia Cafe

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61 N Section St, Fairhope, AL 36532-2215
251-928-4321
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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MS
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This small restaurant was recommended by the concierge at our hotel and it was excellent. The wine list was great, the food excellent and the service impeccable. A perfect evening for my birthday dinner.

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Thank luvtravelMs
Jackson, United States
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful dinner from start to finish. Very accommodating for reservations and placed us at a great table. Knowledgeable waiter for both food and wine. We had the duck spring rolls which were great. I had the Flatiron steak and it was excellent; Tender meat, plenty of it and a wonderful sauce. My wife had the excellent snapper and tomato salad... More 

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Thank John D
Madison, Mississippi
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141 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The scallops were excellent as was the bourbon pecan pie. The only drawback was the limited menu. Not much to offer. The staff was friendly and the service was great.

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Thank CPARebel
Monroe, Louisiana
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Server was great. Food was excellent. A nice, intimately sized restaurant with quite good food, nice wine list, and a well-stocked bar. Well worth a visit if you are in Fairhope or Point Clear. Not really set up for any large groups. Mostly tables for 4 and not much apparent ability to combine them for larger seating.

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Thank dv3law
New Orleans, Louisiana
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While in town for meetings at the Grand Hotel I sought out a place for dinner with a business associate. A coworker recommended the Camellia Cafe. What a recommendation!! The atmosphere was excellent for a business meeting as it was not too noisy and we didn't have to shout over the noise to be heard. The food was excellent and... More 

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Thank tlm1148
Yazoo City, Mississippi
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60 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

what a perfect eatery for a final night on a girl trip in Fairhope Al. The food drinks and service was impeccable. All dishes were great. The filet was one of my favorite dishes during our whole trip. others loved the Swordfish. Desserts and wine and our great waiter made it all excellent

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Thank Hope C
Atlanta, Georgia
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

I dined at Camellia Cafe. The food was delicious and the atmosphere was nice. We had five in our party. All of our appetizers, entrees, and desserts were excellent. I highly recommend this restaurant.

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Thank Stephen C
Birmingham, Alabama
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

This is an excellent restaurant, with a fine menu, good service, and what many would describe as a typical "cafe" atmosphere. The menu included among the starters some old favorites (Caesar salad) and some we'd not seen before (melon gazpacho). The same was true of main courses. Service couldn't have been better: attentive and helpful without being cloying. The only... More 

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Palmetto, Florida
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209 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 207 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Disappointment breeds brevity. Truffle fries? Standard french fries with a few bits of greenery thrown in, several thin strands of anonymous cheese and a few shakes of Sam's Club-grade truffle oil. 'Medium rare' duck breast entree improperly cooked. Served at room temperature. Combination of well done along half of inner edge (light grey), small amount of medium well in several... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

The best meal I've had in Fairhope, Moved from Atlanta, a foodie's delight, and Camellia Cafe is on par. The food and drinks were great. The menu is creative. Keep up the good work.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61 N Section St, Fairhope, AL 36532-2215
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Fairhope
  • Phone Number: 251-928-4321

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?