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Original Oyster House

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701 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-6471
+1 251-948-2445
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Dickinson, Texas
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

we ate there during evening hrs and was good,,got stuffed I did,great deal 4 the $$ I will b back and get stuffed again

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Thank roger77539
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent salad bar and fried oysters. Eat here at least once every year we are in OB. This year it will be 3 times. Parking is always an issue so have to time visit accordingly. Always have helpful and cheerful servers.

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Thank Carol C
Cecilia M, Guest Relations Manager at Original Oyster House, responded to this review

Hi Carol! Thank you for your wonderful feedback! We appreciate you taking the time to leave your positive review. We're happy that you're able to stop by while visiting Orange Beach and we look forward to serving you next time. More 

Fort Gibson, Oklahoma
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had oysters on half shell, gumbo & salad bar. Also margarita before meal. Was pleasantly surprised that everything was so good. Staff was very attentive & food was served in an attractive manner.

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Thank Judy S
Cecilia M, Guest Relations Manager at Original Oyster House, responded to this review

Hi Judy, Thank you for your kind words! We're always so happy to see when our dining guests enjoyed their experience from the food to the service. We look forward to serving you next time. More 

Kawartha Lakes, Canada
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Four of us went for dinner. My blackened shrimp with cheesy grits was okay but the seasoning was a bit spicy for my taste and way too salty. Could not finish them (but in fairness I eat a low sodium diet; someone else may not have a problem). The men both had shrimp and enjoyed their meal. Other lady in... More 

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Thank Sandra J
Cecilia M, Guest Relations Manager at Original Oyster House, responded to this review

Hi Sandra, Thank you for letting us know about you and your group's experience. We're sorry to see that you didn't enjoy your meal as much. We'll be sure to pass on your comments to our management team and we hope to see you again. More 

Shawnee, Kansas
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Excellent lunch specials. The entire menu is good and they have a great salad bar. The atmosphere is pure gulf coast. The cheese grits are the best I have ever had and the slaw is very good.

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Thank John G
Cecilia M, Guest Relations Manager at Original Oyster House, responded to this review

Hi John, Thank you for your review! We appreciate you taking the time to leave your wonderful feedback with us and we're always thrilled to see when our dining guests enjoyed the food and the atmosphere. We look forward to serving you next time. More 

Waunakee
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has excellent seafood. The prices are a little above normal but well worth it. The red snapper and shrimp were some of the best we ever had. The service was impeccable. This is more of an adult place for dinner although they do have a kids menu.

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Thank BadgerRay
Cecilia M, Guest Relations Manager at Original Oyster House, responded to this review

Hi Ray! Thank you for your kind words! We're happy to see that you enjoyed the red snapper, fish, and received great service. We hope to see you again soon. More 

Monroeville, Alabama
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Truly a must do when in Gulf Shores. Fresh Gulf Seafood and the best cocktails in the area. The only place better for Cocktails is the Prop and Gavel in Monroeville, Alabama. Everything on the menu is worth trying and sometimes twice. The Crabclaws cannot be beat.

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Thank Tonja C
Cecilia M, Guest Relations Manager at Original Oyster House, responded to this review

Hi Tonja, Thank you for your kind words! We appreciate you taking the time to leave your wonderful feedback with us and we're always happy to see when our customers enjoyed the food and the cocktails. We hope to see you next time. More 

Clare, Michigan
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been to this restaurant 3 times in our two weeks here. The service is friendly and efficient. The seafood was very good with large portions. Their coleslaw was the best I've ever had. Even better than grandma's... and be sure to leave room for their key lime pie. It melts in your mouth.

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Thank Brenda E
Cecilia M, Guest Relations Manager at Original Oyster House, responded to this review

Hi Brenda, Thank you for taking the time to stop by while in town! We appreciate you leaving your wonderful feedback with us and are always happy to see when our dining guests received friendly service and enjoyed their food. We hope to see you again next time you're in town. More 

Cottleville, Missouri
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was great and plentiful. I brought home leftovers and it was just as good. Definitely will go back!

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Thank ChristopherM1975
Cecilia M, Guest Relations Manager at Original Oyster House, responded to this review

Hi Christopher! Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback about your wonderful experience with us - we really appreciate it! We're happy to see that you enjoyed the food and plan on coming back. We look forward to serving you next time. More 

Pensacola, Florida
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143 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Still can't make up our minds on this one. Drove over from Pensacola to try it out on a Sunday afternoon. The staff was friendly and we were seated at once at a window table, a good start. After that everything turned average. Oysters were ok. Making your own sauce is pretty lame. Dinners were again average. No rave reviews... More 

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Thank wayne l
Cecilia M, Guest Relations Manager at Original Oyster House, responded to this review

Hi Wayne, We apologize for your less than positive experience at our restaurant. We strive to provide the best service, food, and experience possible - we're sorry that you didn't receive that. Please know we take our customers’ feedback seriously and are looking into your concerns. In an effort to earn back your trust, please consider allowing our restaurant manager... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Soups, Seafood
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Large groups, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 701 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-6471
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Gulf Shores
  • Phone Number: +1 251-948-2445

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