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Market By The Bay

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365 Greeno Rd S, Fairhope, AL 36532-1904
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Sun - Mon 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good Beverley to get to the next few weeks ago about the same place in the morning so many ways for more information on this site will be able you

Thank Calvin J
Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were heading home and wanted to try a local restaurant after being in the resort for several days. Everyone agreed this was the best food we had on our trip. It was also reasonably priced and the service was great. Don't let the exterior scare you off. It is a great place to eat. We will return.

Thank MPF2
Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Market By The Bay is our favorite sea food place in Fairhope. If you haven't tried it you should. Unless you are a really big eater plan on a "Go Box".

Thank TonyS1702
Fairhope, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

I Usually go for take-out -- most often fried shrimp. But there are provisions to dine-in and many customers choose this option. Either way the seafood is fresh and crisply fried in fresh oil. Far better quality than the run of the mill shrimp basket (note absence of capitalization, I'm not slamming Shrimp Basket restaurants). There is a Market by... More 

Thank nosh43
Fairhope, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

The seafood is so fresh there is no fishy smell when I walk in. That says it all for me. Great food.

Thank STJ_Waterbaby
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

When someone suggested this place to me I was a little skeptical. It's small and older looking, with very little parking. You have to order at the counter and either dine in at one of the few tables, or choose takeout. However the food is amazing. They have the best grilled shrimp and the best gumbo that I have ever... More 

Thank Green-Ange
Prattville, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

Great selection even for those who don't like seafood. Grilled room was so good and the portions were Hugh. Family ordered the seafood platter which had a little bit of everything. Very clean, reasonable prices,friendly staff and good location. Will stop back by on our next trip.

Thank cgtack
Nampa, Idaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

In between meetings my colleagues and I went in search of a lunch spot. Market by the Bay delivers! Great local fair! I recommend the shrimp po boy and some gumbo!

Thank ameslr
Fairhope, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

This little place consistently delivers excellent fried seafood at affordable prices. We usually do takeout and have not ever been disappointed. This is not a fancy place, but they obviously know what they are doing.

Thank Jay B
Bloomington, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

The food is all fried and greasy, but also fresh and delicious. The breeding is light and crispy and amazing! Little dive place, but very clean. It's all about the food here!

Thank GraceS00

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 365 Greeno Rd S, Fairhope, AL 36532-1904
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Fairhope
  • Phone Number: 251-929-7203

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?