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Gulf Shores Restaurant and Grill

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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GETTING STARTED
9.99
Hot Crab & Artichoke Dip
whole artichokes with real blue crab and a hint of minced garlic. oven-baked and served with grilled garlic toast and tri-colored tortilla chips.
9.99
Hand-cut Calamari
hand-cut calamari battered with our special house batter and seasonings.
7.99
Hand-dipped Onion Rings
colossal sweet yellow onions, hand-cut and battered with our own special batter. made fresh to order.
1/2 Dozen 10.49
Dozen 18.99
Fresh Oysters
straight from the gulf or chesapeake bay to you.
8.99
Clam Strips
crispy, golden brown clam strips. served with cocktail sauce.
9.99
Gator Bites
a gulf shores classic. marinated, then battered to a golden brown. coated with our best blend of cajun seasons. served with our cajun ranch dipping sauce.
7.99
Cajun Okra
battered & tossed in our own blend of very mild cajun spices. ask for extra spice if you like them that way. served with our cajun ranch sauce.
10.99
Crab Cakes
made in our kitchen to order. we start with real blue crab meat and japanese style breadcrumbs, then add many seasonings, including old bay.
10.49
Cajun Steamed Mussels
a generous pound of black mussels, steamed then sauteed in garlic butter....and tossed in our best blend of cajun spices.
6.99
Toasted Nacho Cheese Ravioli
a st. louis tradition with a touch of cajun. breaded, battered and tossed in mild cajun spices. served with cajun ranch sauce.
HOMEMADE SOUPS
Our Soups Are Homemade With The Freshiest Of Ingredients And Always Served Very Hot. For Spicier Soups, We Suggest Adding "slap Ya Mama" Cajun Seasoning Or "bourbon Street Bad" Hot Sauce From Your Table Top Caddy.
Cup 3.99
Bowl 5.49
New England Clam Chowder
straight from cape cod this clam chowder is made the old fashioned way, with hand-selected clams, fresh cream, and ender potatoes. the best in st louis!!!
Cup 3.99
Bowl 5.49
Nawlins Chicken Gumbo
chicken, andouille pork sausage, okra, onions & celery are combined with rice, a secret blend of seasonings and simmered slowly. not real spicy just plain good!
Cup 3.99
Bowl 5.49
Spicy Crawfish & Okra Gumbo
crawfish tails, okra, onions, celery & rice (no pork) simmered slowly in our secret blend of creole seasonings. spicy soup lovers only!
SALADS
Gulf Shores Salads Are Always A Fresh Meal, Served With A Sweet Corn Muffin. Gulf Shores Does Not Use Iceberg Lettuce In Its Salads. Salad Dressings: House, Ranch, Lite Ranch, Cajun Ranch, French, Italian, Blue Cheese, Honey Mustard, Raspberry Vinaigrette, Ceasar, Thousand Island, Asian Dijon.
12.99
Malibu Coconut Shrimp Salad
our hand-selected shrimp are double-dipped in our homemade batter and then our homemade coconut breading, deep fried, and nestled on top of a field of greens. recommended dressing asian dijon.
16.99
Gulf Shores Scallop Salad
jumbo scallops sauteed in lemon-garlic butter, piled atop a bed of romaine, field greens and spinach greens. topped with grape tomatoes, a blend of cheeses, red onions, cucumbers and tomato basil wonton crisps. served with our house dressing.
13.99
Lobster & Seafood Salad
a blend of romaine and field greens tossed, with grape tomatoes, cucumbers, red onions and cheese. topped with our chilled lobster and seafood blend and your choice of dressing.
Charbroiled Chicken 13.99
Salmon 14.99
Spinach Salad
(w/chicken or salmon) fresh spinach topped with mandarin oranges, grape tomatoes and a blend of cheeses. served with raspberry balsamic vinaigrette dressing.
15.99
Blue Crab Salad
a blend of romaine and field greens tossed with grape tomatoes, cucumbers, red onions and cheese. topped with chilled real blue crab meat and your choice of dressing.
Chicken 12.99
Salmon 13.99
Caesar Salad
(w/grilled chicken or salmon) caesar dressing tossed in romaine lettuce with shredded parmesan cheese. charbroiled
12.99
Buffalo Shrimp Salad
a blend of romaine and field greens tossed with grape tomatoes, cucumbers, red onions and cheese. topped with jumbo battered shrimp coated with our own blend of franks red hot sauce. served with our homemade cajun ranch dressing.
12.99
Seared Cajun Tuna Salad
blackened tuna, seared rare on top of a blend of romaine and iceberg lettuce, spinach and field greens. topped with grape tomatoes and feta cheese. served with our house dressing.
SANDWICHES AND BURGERS
All Sandwiches Come With Coleslaw And Seasoned French Fries.
12.99
New England Lobster & Seafood Roll
this new england favorite is sure to please! lobster and seafood blend, mayonnaise and special seasonings on a hoagie roll.
13.99
Blue Crab Melt
blue crab blended with mayonnaise and seasonings piled on a hoagie roll. topped with melted american cheese and sprinkled with parmesan.
9.99
Add Cheese 0.4
Charbroiled Angus Burger
premium 1/2 pound charbroiled angus burger, prepared your way with lettuce and tomato.
12.99
Tortilla Wrap
the best in town. an extra large tomato basil tortilla stuffed with shredded cabbage, pico de gallo, cheese and homemade salsa blanca sauce. your choice of chargrilled tilapia, blackened chicken, shrimp or steak.
12.99
Mahi Mahi Sandwich
charbroiled or blackened and served on a kaiser roll with pico de gallo sauce, ettuce and tomato.
12.99
Crab Cake Sandwich
homemade crab cakes sauteed and served on a kaiser roll with lettuce and tomato. served with our homemade remoulade sauce.
SIGNATURE FAVORITES
17.99
Rajun Cajun
hand-battered, hand-cut catfish fingers, our famous red beans and rice, charbroiled andouille sausage and a homemade crab cake. served with coleslaw and a corn muffin.
21.99
Dump Dinner
a traditional seafood boil dinner with shrimp, crab legs, mussels and andouille sausage served up with fresh red potatoes and corn on the cob. all seasoned with creole spices.
14.99
Nawlins Special Jambalaya
made from scratch with andouille sausage, rice, shrimp, chicken, roasted peppers and onions. served with a corn muffin and 2 sides.
16.99
Seaside Combo
two hand-battered cod filets and our large hand-battered shrimp and 2 sides.
17.99
Bourbon Street Combo
a lil bit o the bayou. featuring our homemade jambalaya, andouille sausage, a homemade crab cake, red beans & rice, and cole slaw. just what youd expect in nawlins.
18.99
Gulf Oyster Platter
a 1/2 pound of plump oysters, finished in our signature homemade breading, then battered to a golden brown and tossed in our blend of mild cajun spices. served with seasoned fries and coleslaw garnish.
17.99
Cajun Combo
a traditional skillet-blackened mahi mahi with our own blackening seasoning & 6 large cajun shrimp. 2 sides.
25.99
Admirals Platter
for the hearty appetite! 2 pieces of our battered cod filets, 6 battered shrimp, 3 scallop poppers, clam strips & 2 sides.
SHRIMP
A Generous Half-pound Sure To Please The Shrimp Lover In You.
16.99
Shrimp Your Way
choose from any of the following preparations. original hand-battered, scampi, char-grilled, sauteed (garlic butter or cajun spice), skillet blackened (2 sides).
17.99
Malibu Coconut Shrimp
juicy shrimp hand-dipped in our signature batter, then dusted with malibu coconut and fried to a crispy golden brown. 2 sides.
16.99
Blackened Shrimp Alfredo Pasta
our alfredo sauce is homemade and cooked to order, so this dish is unique and fresh anytime! large shrimp with red and yellow peppers and flavored with our own blend of blackening seasonings over penne pasta. served with garlic toast and a caesar salad.
17.99
Louisian' Barbeques Shrimp
peeled jumbo shrimp, sauteed in our own barbeque spice blend with a touch of tomato sauce. served over dirty rice with sweet corn on the cob. a n'awlins favorite!
19.99
Shrimp & Crab Cake Combo
our no. 1 combo. two of our homemade crab cakes and our large shrimp cooked "your way" with 2 sides.
OCEAN FISH
18.99
Mixed Grill
charbroiled salmon and mahi mahi with 6 shrimp sauteed in your choice of garlic, lemon or cajun spice. (2 sides)
17.99
Louisian Tilapia And Shrimp
blackened tilapia, covered with delicious shrimp in a white cream sauce over dirty rice, served with our signature veggie blend.
17.99
Cajun-seared Tuna
sushi grade tuna is blackened in our own blend of spices and seared to rare. served on a bed of yellow rice with our veggie blend.
20.99
Parmesan-crusted 23.99
Parmesan-crusted Halibut
wild north pacific halibut is charbroiled or oven-baked with parmesan cheese. a delicious fish! (2 sides).
17.49
Crab Stuffed Haddock
atlantic haddock stuffed with blue crab, then baked until moist and tender. topped off with a white sauce and just a hint of garlic. (2 sides).
17.99
Citrus Mahi Mahi
send your taste buds on a culinary vacation. mango and mandarin orange salsa offers a refreshing and mild taste with he finest sauteed mahi mahi. (2 sides).
16.99
Tilapia Florentine
baked tilapia and fresh spinach, topped with our homemade white-wine and garlic cream sauce. a wonderful flavor with this mild fish. 2 sides.
17.99
Honey Barbeque Salmon
fresh, hand-cut atlantic salmon, drizzled with our own honey barbeque sauce, then topped with cajun onion straws. served with yellow rice and our signature veggie blend.
BEST EVER SEAFOOD TACOS
Two Large, Flour Tortillas Stuffed With Cabbage, Salsa Blanca, Cheddar Cheese And Pico De Gallo. Served With Red Beans & Rice And Coleslaw. Mix & Match Any Two: $13.99.
12.99
Cod Fish
hand-battered cod.
12.99
Lobster & Seafood
seasoned, chilled lobster & seafood blend.
12.99
Blackened Mahi Mahi
iron skillet-blackened mahi mahi.
12.99
Charbroiled Shrimp
charbroiled large sweet shrimp.
12.99
Calamari
hand-cut, hand-battered calamari.
12.99
Gator
hand-cut, hand-battered and seasoned to perfection.
STEAK & POULTRY
All Entrees Served With Your Choice Of 2 Sides, Unless Otherwise Noted.
14.69
Chicken Tenders
breaded chicken strips cooked to a golden brown served with your choice of dipping sauce.
15.99
Blackened Chicken Alfredo
blackened chicken breast with our own blend of blackening seasonings, homemade sauce, red and yellow peppers and fresh shredded parmesan cheese over penne pasta. served with garlic toast and caesar salad.
21.99
Filet Mignon Steak Medallions
ten ounces of tender filet mignon medallions, charbroiled to your choice, then drizzled with our own cajun ranch sauce.
21.99
Filet Medallions & Shrimp
six shrimp hand-battered or sauteed in your choice of lemon butter, garlic butter or cajun spice served with 1/2 pound of tender filet mignon medallions, drizzled with cajun ranch sauce.
25.99
Filet Medallions & Scallops
sweet, jumbo sea scallops, hand-battered, chargrilled, blackened or sauteed in your choice of lemon butter, garlic butter or cajun spice, served with 1/2 pound of tender filet mignon medallions, drizzled with ajun ranch sauce.
GULF SHORES FISH & CHIPS
The Best In This Region, And One Of Our Signature Items Our Fish Is Hand Cut And Hand-battered With Our Own Original Batter. Having Trouble Deciding. Try Them All With The taste Of Three. Taste Of Three Cant Decide. Try 1 Piece Of Flaky Cod, 1 Haddock And 1 Halibut: $17.99.
2 Piece 11.99
3 Piece 14.99
Cod
2 Piece 16.99
3 Piece 23.99
Halibut
2 Piece 12.99
3 Piece 16.99
Tilapia
2 Piece 12.99
3 Piece 15.99
Catfish
2 Piece 13.49
3 Piece 16.49
Corn Meal Catfish
2 Piece 11.99
3 Piece 14.99
North Atlantic Haddock
PRICE RANGE
$5 - $30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our go to for sea food! Best clam chowder I've ever had, and I've had a lot. Everything always tastes fresh and anyone can find something on the menu.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 701lindsayt
Harry P, Owner at Gulf Shores Restaurant and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you! We are so proud to be your go-to spot for seafood. Happy the clam chowder impressed you so much. We hope you'll be back for another amazing meal soon! Best, Harry

Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good service food was Excellent, will definitely return for more. The food was a cut above the normal bar food, very nice.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Mike N
Harry P, Owner at Gulf Shores Restaurant and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Mike, thanks for the kind words about our place and cuisine. We can't wait to welcome you back. Best, Harry

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the first time trying this place and we really enjoyed it. I think it was a bit expensive but that wouldn't stop us from going back again. We ordered fried clams and a fish and chips. Both were really good. The atmosphere was...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Rob0311
Harry P, Owner at Gulf Shores Restaurant and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Rob0311, I'm absolutely thrilled that you came and gave us a try! If we're making you smile and causing you to leave full and happy, we're hitting the mark. We can't wait to have you back for seconds! Warmly, Harry

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We all really enjoyed our recent dining event at Gulf Shores! The food was excellent, including BBQ Shrimp, Grilled Salmon, and wonderful side dishes! I must say that the person who, in addition to the fine food that made our experience so relaxing was our...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank jerrycoin
Harry P, Owner at Gulf Shores Restaurant and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Jerry, I'm thrilled Rita could make your night -- your kind words just made hers! It always warms my heart when recommendations turn out as we expect -- we love sharing our favorites with you. You're always welcome back for seconds! Warmly, Harry

Reviewed May 11, 2019 via mobile

The service at Gulf Shores was very bad. To start the Lady in the front did not call our names and let other people sit that arrived after us. We complained and she said she did not know how to use the system that calls...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank DanielAraya
Harry P, Owner at Gulf Shores Restaurant and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Daniel, it sounds like you caught us on a rough night! I'm sorry we didn't put our best forward hosting you. We are proud of what we put on your plate and we wish we could have impressed you. You're always welcome to give us...More

Reviewed April 22, 2019 via mobile

My family and I ate here today. We all ordered something different and every plate was excellent. Meals ordered included the Monday crab leg special and grilled shrimp and childs chicken tenders. We will come back again!

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank meisen4
Harry P, Owner at Gulf Shores Restaurant and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2019

When everything's good, that's the best feeling! We can't wait to have your family back -- there's a lot more on the menu waiting to be tried! Warmly, Harry

Reviewed April 16, 2019 via mobile

Harry Parker runs a very good restaurant, and has for many years. Food is fresh and served they you expect to be, hot dishes hot and cold dishes cold. Musical entertainment always seems on tap. Go to Gulf Shores Restaurant, you’ll be happy you did.

Date of visit: April 2019
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Harry P, Owner at Gulf Shores Restaurant and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded April 18, 2019

Thank you, Branbec! We are happy that you are such a fan of our place. Glad we never fail to get you an amazing meal. We hope you'll be back for another wonderful visit soon! Best, Harry

Reviewed April 14, 2019 via mobile

Everything was awesome. From the fried pickles, lobster bisque, shrimp grits, seafood tacos, to the shrimp lobster and scallop ravioli... it was simply awesome. I have a new destination.

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank Yev88
Harry P, Owner at Gulf Shores Restaurant and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded April 17, 2019

Thank you! We are happy that everything from the fried pickles, lobster bisque, shrimp grits, and seafood tacos, to the ravioli, impressed you so much. Proud to be your new destination and we can't wait for your next visit! Best, Harry

Reviewed April 6, 2019 via mobile

Gulf Shores has awesome cajun food, as well as a daily $3 drink special (long island on Saturdays). I was with a group of 6 and all of our food was great. Hush puppies and crab cakes are especially delicious. Red beans & rice have...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Harry P, Owner at Gulf Shores Restaurant and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2019

Tracy and Alex, it was a pleasure having your group visit Gulf Shores! As long as we're open, we'll be thrilled to welcome you back for seconds. Hope to see you very soon! Kindly, Harry

Reviewed March 30, 2019

We were having a couples weekend in St. Louis and looking for seafood as it is Lent and several in our group are observing a no meat Friday. When we pulled up, I was worried about a store front seafood restaurant in a small shopping...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank wbrack46
Harry P, Owner at Gulf Shores Restaurant and Grill, responded to this reviewResponded April 2, 2019

So glad you ended up giving us a try! We've been a staple of St. Louis because of our big portions, friendly atmosphere, and Cajun cuisine, and I'm thrilled you got to love all of that. Hope to see you again when you're next in...More

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Response from Peter D | Reviewed this property |
I agree with Travelbug. There are a lot of St. Louis restaurants that have gift certificates or "membership cards" for frequent diners. If you're someplace close to Gulf Shores you could stop by and ask the bartender or one... More
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Why don't you call the restaurant and maybe they can tell by the numbers on the card.
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