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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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Bartlett, Illinois
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53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were looking for somewhere to go for dinner and I wanted to try fried oysters, they people are nice, the food is great, I do not like seafood but my wife does. I wanted to try something new and it was the fried oysters and the stuffed baked shrimp. The oyster though melted in my mouth. If you have... More 

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Thank Dan T
West Memphis, Arkansas
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant has been around a long time and have found it to be consistently good every time we go. The flame grilled oysters are one of our favorites. They always have a nicely prepared catch of the day. That is usually our choice. Their coleslaw is awesome. They have a nice looking salad bar but have always ordered the... More 

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Thank Ljmsjm
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Ate here with my husband and we were pleased. The menu was well priced, the waitress was probably one of the best we've ever had wait on us, the view of the river was just fabulous and the food was okay. There jalapeno sauce was great for hush puppies and very unique. The seafood was well cooked and tasty. Overall... More 

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Thank BriStev
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The service was good, the food was great. CRABB Leggs were nice snow crabb. Oyster appetizer was to die for, the sauce was good. Only thing negative no alcohol in daiquiri.

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Thank Lynn W
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food, great service. We went right at 11 am because we had seen lines there and we don't like to wait to long, so no line for us. It was very yummy.

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Thank Jennifer P
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28 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a great dish! The Mahi Mahi was blackened to perfection with a very tasty Tasso sauce with fried crawfish sprinkled on top! Awesome! Also the cheese grits were the best ever according to my wife!😋

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Thank Larryasmall
Amory, Mississippi
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Food was good but was busy and service was a bit slow but the staff very friendly and courteous will try it again when it's less busy

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

Hi Pam, Thank you for letting us know about your visit as it provides us the opportunity to improve on overall service. We're happy that you enjoyed the food and we look forward to serving you again. More 

Cape Girardeau
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went to Oyster House for dinner and had a 40 minute wait. We left and went for lunch the next day. We had the chargrilled oysters as an appetizer. They were very good. I had fried oyster platter which was good, but not seasoned enough. I'm from South Louisiana so I guess I like them a little more seasoned. My... More 

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Thank Gerry B
Centreville, Alabama
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This place has great food! And is in the perfect location about 5mins from the beach!and the little gift shops are fun to shop in:)

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Thank Heather L
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I would definitely recommend this restaurant to anyone. Great views, lots of room. There are several shops around the area where you can wait. Our server was SJ and he was great ! Dinner was incredible. We had an appetizer of gumbo which was spot on, I had shrimp florentine and husband had the grilled Mahi catch. Both were great... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Families with children
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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 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?