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Camellia Cafe

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61 N Section St, Fairhope, AL 36532-2215
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Tue - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Palmetto, Florida
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210 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

Thank BluntedHedgehog
Atlanta, Georgia
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47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

1 Thank AmyKatherineAB
Fairhope, Alabama
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221 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner with wife. Super service, super. The corn bisque was really outstanding. Wife said shrimp & grits, which everybody here does, was exceptional. Wine list was good. The menu changes frequently. The acoustics could be better for our older ears, but that too was better than most.

Thank LAHust
Atlanta, Georgia
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63 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

While house hunting in Fairhope, we were one of four couples who met at Camellia's for dinner. We had the front table and everyone enjoyed their dinner. With a great staff and a nice menu (not to mention the cocktails and wine) every person was satisfied with the evening together. It is a small place so reservations are highly recommended.... More 

1 Thank Marketsurgeon
Jackson, Mississippi
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80 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Superior restaurant! The atmosphere is very relaxing and the service is excellent. Our food was beyond our expectations. We have visited Camellia Cafe on several occasions and have always had an excellent meal! Always look forward to our next visit to Fairhope and Camellia Cafe.

Thank deltaboy
Cullman, Alabama
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

I can not say enough about this place! From the moment we entered until we left it was a wonderful experience. April was our server and was outstanding! Both the tomato and crab cake salads were amazing. The best crab cake I have ever eaten. I had a pork belly and fried green tomato dish as my entrée and it... More 

1 Thank KCanaday
Northville, Michigan
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426 reviews
276 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016 via mobile

We had a great dinner on a Friday night. Just the two of us and we were seated toward the back where it is a bit quieter. We split a salad which was about the right size. Then my wife ordered the duck, which was superb. I had the flat iron steak with Bordelaise sauce. Awesome presentation and flavors. The... More 

Thank BHartMich
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77 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016 via mobile

Had an absolutely epic meal created by Ryan and his staff last night! Our large party was treated to course after course of fresh seafood, pork and beef that delighted the palate. The pork belly and fried green tomatoes were my favorites! Our wine choices were perfect! Don't miss!

2 Thank Allen B
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

Dining at this downtown restaurant is a pleasurable experience. The crab cakes are slightly crisp on the outside, and moist and flavorful. The friendly wait staff manages their time well as they attend to the many guests. They offered daily specials along with the regular menu. Save room for the blueberry bread pudding with white chocolate!

1 Thank Chessy2
Gulf Shores, Alabama
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

We ate at Camelias Cafe for my wife's birthday and it was wonderful. We started with the stone crab claws and then had the pompano & tile fish for our entree. Everything was cooked perfect. The service was very good. I would highly recommend Camelias Cafe.

1 Thank rrosborn

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?