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Wintzell's Oyster House

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805 S Mobile St, Fairhope, AL 36532-1100
+1 251-929-2322
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Fairhope, Alabama
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Service depends on how busy they are. To me, the menu could be expanded some. Just doesn't seem to be a whole lot of choices.

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Thank Jeff9755
Birmingham, Alabama
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is consistently good. Had gumbo for lunch and was totally satisfied. If you can be seated outside, take advantage of the opportunity. A huge live oak shades the deck and it's comfortable even on the hottest of days.

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Thank notapickyeater2017
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74 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

attended a large event dinner and we were offered a range of typical gulf coast eats. Everything was tasty and the service was decent. The only downside is that the rooms are somewhat loud. There is not a lot of sound deadening.

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Thank P3902RQwilliamp
Houma, Louisiana
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very casual dining, arrived around 5 pm on Saturday night and apparently beat the 5:30 rush! Chargrilled oysters were good ( wished it had the melted butter in the shell like dragos New Orleans) Fried seafood platter was huge and husband says it was all prepared perfectly. I had broiled seafood platter / also huge portion... we honestly could have... More 

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Thank Babs2011
Miami
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They have a large outdoor deck and the atmosphere is casual but exciting. The food was quite good and the service was nice. There's a lot of nice restaurants in the area and this is one of them. It's part of a small chain in the area.

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Thank Whiterhino77
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Catfish was delicious but they have trouble getting adequate staff at these restaurants so our service was very lacking. Tables waited 15 minutes or more to be approached.

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Thank Molly A
Gulf Shores, Alabama
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We happened to be close by and tried it out......Fantastic oyster sampler! We will be back to do this again!

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Thank SunsetAlabama
Springfield, Tennessee
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped to have lunch and had the oysters, the oysters was the largest I have ever had. We had three dozens and the shrimp. the staff was very friendly. If you are in Fairhope you need to stop and have lunch or dinner

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Thank rocky r
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

Ok so my husband and I love to eat raw oysters and he loves cold beer. Sometimes we just want to chill somewhere with alone as grown ups and eat good food. Found this gem at a friend's suggestion. We both agreed that the oysters were the best we had ever eaten anywhere in the world. Really fresh and ice... More 

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Thank Amber B
Cumming, Georgia
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed April 15, 2017

Decided that we had a need for oysters and our desire was fulfilled at Wintzell's Oyster house. These were probably so of the best oysters I have ever had. Beer was cold and the oysters were absolutely delicious. We dined on their deck and the weather was perfect. definitely the stop for oyster lovers when in Fairhope Alabama.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 805 S Mobile St, Fairhope, AL 36532-1100
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Fairhope
  • Phone Number: +1 251-929-2322

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?