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The Docks

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
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417 Ed Hembree Dr, Scottsboro, AL 35769
+1 256-574-3071
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My husband and I came down from Nashville to check out the unclaimed baggage store and stay overnight..I found this gem for dinner! It's on Guntersville lake ..the view from the restaurant is beautiful! Our server Steffany was friendly and helpful. The food came out quickly and was delicious ! We had the fried green tomatoes for an appetizer..I had... More 

Thank peacey72
Port Saint Joe, Florida
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Special location makes this a dining expierience to remember. The shrimp and grits are delicious and thier signature dish. The menu is great but they don't do baked potatoes but other choices fill in nicely.

Thank billjayne1835
Ider, Alabama
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93 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had never been to The Docks, went last night for our 35th Anniversary... everyone was so nice and our dinner was excellent! We had the tuna bites as an appetizer; my husband had the shrimp & grits with baby spinach salad, while I ordered the fried shrimp & caesar salad...he loved his and my shrimp were excellent with such... More 

1 Thank Laura P
Spring Hill, Tennessee
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49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

3 buddies and I take a fall golf trip to Goose Pond, The Docks is always one of your must eats. The seafood and steaks are great, appetizers are really good (Fried Green Tomatoes, Coconut Shrimp and especially the Grouper Fingers). This time I had the fried Oysters, fantastic and a huge portion. Wait staff is very friendly and attentive.... More 

2 Thank Mike H
Scottsboro, Alabama
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36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

This is our "go to restaurant" for special occasions or to entertain out of town company. The view is second to none, especially at sunset. You can go by car or by boat. Sure, sometime you have to wait but just enjoy! I have never had a bad meal and the salad dressings and desserts are made by the owner.... More 

1 Thank Sandra H
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I recently got married and we had our reception at The Docks. We cannot say enough good things about Linda and the rest of the staff. Also, the food and the view are to DIE FOR!!!!! Linda and her staff were so accommodating and made everything so perfect for our big day. People are still raving about... More 

1 Thank carmackl
Pineville, Louisiana
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

Heard great reviews so decided to try them - BAD IDEA!! Grits could have been used for softball or wallboard paste! 8 shrimp were nice size and tasty. Said andouille sausage in sauce - I'm from Louisiana and that wasn't even close! Sauce was spicey and tasteless with tons of bell pepper - burped it all night. Strawberry Margarita was... More 

Thank Donna S
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

Wednesday night crablegs...perfect. Great locations with a great vibe. Ask Miss Linda about her special dessert of the day.

Thank Mary S
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37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

Shrimp and Grits are the best anywhere. The view of the water is beautiful and you can actually pull right up to this restaurant's dock area via your boat!

Thank Tammybs
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63 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

We eat here about three times a year. The Entrees are usually good. The Cheese Fritters and Tuna Bites a exceptiobal, but the house salad is a disappointment. It's mostly lettuce (99%), not what I consider a salad. If you can eat outside, the view is awesome, but eating inside is extremely noisy. Service is average.

Thank Glenda M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $20
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Good for
Bar scene, Scenic view, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, 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 - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 417 Ed Hembree Dr, Scottsboro, AL 35769
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Scottsboro
  • Phone Number: +1 256-574-3071

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