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The Gulf - Orange Beach

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Quick Bites, American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly

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About
The Gulf is a uniquely designed restaurant serving locally inspired food and beverages in a relaxing and beautiful waterfront setting. Enjoy a delicious fried grouper sandwich, a cocktail and a view of the Gulf of Mexico!
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed yesterday

The food we had was good, but the best part about this place was the set up. It's nice for families with young kids because there's a lot of different options for seating (all outside) and activities to do for the kids close by (looking...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank SouthernLady13
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Best place for a great burger. Pet friendly. On the water. Clean. Lots of children playing. Sand. Comfortable setting. Great food and service.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Chris D
HangoutHospitality, Manager at The Gulf - Orange Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Our burgers sure are delicious:) Thanks for the awesome feedback, Chris! We're so glad you enjoyed your experience with us and hope to see you again on our beautiful property!

Reviewed 4 days ago

Our family ate at The Gulf on our recent visits to Orange Beach. It was great for families with children because of the outdoor seating. Our grandsons had been in the car traveling for 8+ hours and were happy running and playing in the sand....More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank ilovethebeach2016
HangoutHospitality, Manager at The Gulf - Orange Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for visiting us at the gulf! We're so glad that your grandsons had such a wonderful time playing in the sand. Our chalkboard menus change every day, so please come back again and maybe we'll have more items that your grandsons will appreciate....More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

They are many great restaurants in OB/GS. This one doesn’t cut it. It is way too expensive! Everything is a la cart. Food was just ok. It’s a shame because the setting is cool. Too bad the restaurant doesn’t add up. Skip this one.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank RBs4FSU
HangoutHospitality, Manager at The Gulf - Orange Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We're sorry if we failed to meet your expectations. Our menu changes daily and we hope you give us another chance to show you the quality and service you deserve. We appreciate the feedback and hope to see you again.

Reviewed 6 days ago

The wait in line was over 30 minutes --- with smaller children this is awful... General thought at the table - 16 people - the food was way to expensive for the amount that was received. Service was SLOW. Staff was rude.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank OHIOBuckeye58
HangoutHospitality, Manager at The Gulf - Orange Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We're sorry about your experience with us and we appreciate the feedback. We are working on solutions to speed up the order taking process and hope you give us another chance in the future.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Atmosphere is quite magical, but the food was terrible. Hamburgers were served rare. If that’s the case, they should advise you upon ordering. Mexican street corn was cold. Wasted money.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Heather G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We finally made it to The Gulf - an outdoor restaurant made of shipping containers. When we arrived the smell of ocean fish and sunscreen wafted through the air. The food is expensive and ill cooked, but we got our $38.50 (for two) worth by...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank NomadWeeks
HangoutHospitality, Manager at The Gulf - Orange Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the feedback. We're sorry we couldn't impress you with our food but we appreciate your business and hope you give us another chance in the future. We're glad you enjoyed the ambiance and the water views! Our menu changes daily and we hope...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My title really sums my review up. We got a dozen oyters on the half shell and 1 order of shrimp tacos (2 tacos) and it was $40.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank jdcgray
Reviewed 1 week ago

pretty view of the coast. Food was just OK but pricey. Had the hamburger which what what it was, a hamburger. Partner had fish tacos that were over cooked. People ringing you up and serving were lovely.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank FMAMUS
HangoutHospitality, Manager at The Gulf - Orange Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the feedback. We are working on perfecting the fish taco recipe and hope you give us another chance in the future. We appreciate your business!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No frills kind of food. The atmosphere and beachside dining make it worth the trip however. We went earlier in the evening while it was still quiet but I'm sure it gets pretty busy during the evening!

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank soundchaserj
HangoutHospitality, Manager at The Gulf - Orange Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the feedback. We appreciate your business and hope to see you again in the future! Our menu changes almost daily, so hopefully next time we can impress you with our food!

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William B
September 1, 2018|
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Response from HangoutHospitality | Property representative |
No we do not right now, but we do have fresh daily chef specials! Hope you get a chance to stop by!
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AlabamaHotelgirl
September 16, 2017|
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Response from SharonTaylor225 | Reviewed this property |
I wasn't aware of any tv's but might have been one at the bar. We always sit either at a table or couch on the beach! You must go and check it out! We love it!
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shutterbuggmma
June 27, 2017|
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Response from Gayle M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry just getting to you. The menu changes daily. You can check out they Web Site. This site will not let me post they Web site.
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