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Fantail Restaurant

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2060 Downing St, Millbrook, AL 36054-4218
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

Do not be alarmed by the number of cars outside as there is lots of seating inside. The good was plentiful. I had the fried shrimp, fried catfish, fried oysters, fried pickles, fried okra. A little too much grease, but that is what I had, :) .

Thank morelqueen
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

We have eaten there several times over many years and have never been disappointed. The staff is very friendly and the food is excellent.

Thank TwoPrices
Alabaster, Alabama
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

I have been to Fantail 3 times,the first time was outstanding,the manager came out and welcomed us ,he held a conversation with us and he also came back to check and make sure everything was okay,The 2nd visit was just as good.We visited again the Saturday before Mothers Day.The food was delicious,the service was great and the manager is the... More 

Thank eyvonnemixon
Prattville, Alabama
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39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

Don't let the exterior fool you. This place looks a little old, and it is, but the food is really great, and it's an all you can eat buffet. They do have an actual menu from which you may order, as well. It's about $10 a person for the buffet, which I think is a great price considering it's majority... More 

Thank jem00251030
Birmingham, Alabama
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146 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

I have not eaten here in several years. I was worried after I saw a few negative reviews, but I was pleasantly surprised it had not changed. First off, this is a buffet restaurant. If that is not your style, you will not like it. Second, most of the choices are fried. Again, if this is not your style, you... More 

Thank S_MadisonsMom
Trussville, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

Just ate at Fantail for the first time. It will not be the last. If you are looking for desserts this is not the place, but if you are looking for good, fresh seafood this is THE place. Along with salads, gumbo, veggies, ckn and Bar-B-Q. My husband had both the chicken and the BBQ and said they were very... More 

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Prattville, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

We have always enjoyed going here for dinner. Most of the food is fried, of course, but there is grilled chicken and fish too. Not much in the way of dessert but I'm usually too full to have dessert. My daughter and I always enjoy the gumbo.

Thank wl79
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

Stop here to eat anytime I'm in the area. Fried oysters, shrimp and fish. Grilled fish and boiled shrimp with fixings. All are great. Ms.Charlotte was a terrific waitress on my last visit.

Thank Aaron S
Plymouth, Indiana
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

This restaurant was a family style seafood buffet that catered to every class of people. The wait staff was super efficient. The girls at the entrance set the tone where we gave a name. They said just throw out any name that comes to mind and I gave them Santa Claus! The food was great, especially the Hushpuppies which were... More 

Thank FelixWagner
Charleston, South Carolina, United States
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65 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 via mobile

We took our Aunt when visiting because she hasn't been able to go for awhile because it's only open for dinner. I was pleasantly surprised by the food. Most everything is fried so don't expect a healthy meal but it is very good. We really enjoyed the fried fish, fried oysters, fried pickles, fried okra, and hush puppies. They are... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
American, Seafood, International
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Buffet, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2060 Downing St, Millbrook, AL 36054-4218
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Millbrook
  • Phone Number: 334-285-7255

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