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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Alec's has always been one of our favorites at Ocean Shores. Sadly the restaurant is closed and there is a For Lease sign on the front windows. Thank you to Alec's for many, many wonderful meals. Hoping someone takes the spot and resurrects a great...location!More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed August 22, 2020 via mobile

First visit to Alecs by the Sea. An absolute must visit whenever you are in Ocean Shores. Excellent customer service! We were warmly greeted and seated. Almost immediately our server arrived. Our food order was accurate and prepared perfectly! Throughout our dinner we were checked...on and beverages refilled. The best seafood anywhere and even during the COVID-19, the level of service was fantastic. All precautions were taken.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed August 20, 2020

I look forward to always having two or three meals of their pan-fried oysters!! they are well done and very tasty!!

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed August 4, 2020

This is the place I go when I don't want Seafood. They have a very diverse menu with something to please everyone. Their seafood is good, but when I want something different this is where I go. They have great sandwiches and one of our...favorites is the Prime Rib melt. Really good chowder here too.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed July 21, 2020

We decided to take my daughter to the beach for her 16th birthday in lieu of a 16th birthday party and were especially apprehensive to go into restaurants and other establishments. We wanted her to have a nice birthday dinner and maybe a piece of...cake so decided to go to Alec's. Every employee was **properly** wearing their masks, had gloves on, maintained the proper social distancing and really set us at ease. All employees (not just some, EVERYONE) seemed to have the highest regard for guests and their fellow co-worker by upholding the new guidelines during the pandemic. The food was excellent, the restaurant was clean, I couldn't bump into another guest if I tried with the way the seating is staggered. The waitress brought out an very cute slice of mud pie with candles in it and we sang to ourselves in celebration of my daughter's bday without spreading any germs! Way to go Alec's!More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed July 2, 2020

This restaurant was amazing! The food was spectacular but the best part was the service! This was the first vacation my husband and I had by ourselves in 10 years! We heard the food was good but it’s not good it is AMAZING!!! The clam...chowder is to die for! We had the signature Seafood Pasta dish and that was amazing as well! However the best part about this restaurant was the service as a team! Theresa was our server and she was so nice, attentive, funny, fast and accurate! Thank you TEAM ALEC’s for making our dinner and my husband’s birthday dinner a blast!!!!More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed March 1, 2020

I had some very good pan fried Oysters and quite a few of them. Hubby liked his fish sampler dish. Another person in our party liked the food too. They had a kids menu for children. The child had a blue soda pop. However for...adults the pop was one serving or way more for all you can drink. I think it was around $3.50 for all you can drink. I changed my mind and just had water. They had a notice how the minimum wage hike and family leave made them up their prices on the front of the menu.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 25, 2020 via mobile

The service was good. 2 waitresses did an amazing job! Food was relatively average. Soup was not hot.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 25, 2020 via mobile

Stopped in for an early dinner, was greeted at the door and sat down. In short fashion our waitress was at the table to take order. While there she kept good contact with us and brought our food quickly. Out dinner was very good and...the all day senior menu appreciated. Very good clam chowder.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 22, 2020

I'll start with the fact that it was about half full on a Saturday night. It was a claming weekend but clearly they were short staffed. We were seated very quickly and informed who our waiter would be, It went down hill from there. Nobody...showed up at our table for a least 20 minutes. My wife and I waited patiently for someone to take our order. Finally our waitress stopped and ask what we wanted to drink. Nope, we want to order our food and drinks at the same time. She said that couldn't happen until she put in another food order. What ever happen to writing food orders down? She return with a glass of red wine and no tonic water with lime. Really!!. Food order in... now the wait. All I could surmise is that it was a shift change. A new line of cooks and servers appeared. Cool. Our order showed up about 15-18 minutes later as expected. My wife wrap was below par. I had the seafood platter with red potatoes was good. It was nicely seasoned and not salty. Note to Chef: don't add additional vegetables side to a vegetable dinner. Plate with the seafood/veg and red potatoes. It would have been a better presentation. Not sure if will back soon. I'm going to try other seafood restaurants.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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