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“Our server was great”

Original Oyster House
Ranked #10 of 162 Restaurants in Gulf Shores
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations, Takeout
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Our server was great”
Reviewed September 24, 2013 via mobile

Salad bar was good and fresh. The key lime pie was fantastic...we took one with us. Our server was the best.

  • Visited September 2013
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Birmingham, Alabama
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120 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Great seafood and great restuarant!”
Reviewed September 21, 2013

We always try to eat here when staying in Gulf Shores/Orange Beach and were able to once again eat here our most recent visit. We went on Thursday night and had a short wait (30-40 minutes) as the restaurant was busy but not overwhelming. We were able to sit near the windows facing the water but unfortunately darkenss comes earlier in September, so it had already gotten dark when we were seated but still enjoyed out visit. We enjoyed our dinners and will return again next time. Love the waiting area outside and around the front of the building - helped make the wait time seem very short.

  • Visited September 2013
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Atlanta, Georgia
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Food was not fantastic but, we had an enjoyable experience.”
Reviewed September 17, 2013 via mobile

Touristy and pricey. Food is very avarage in taste and presentation. We had 5 adults and no children. Total bill with tip was $125.00. No appetizer or desert. I'm not sorry that we went but, I'm not sure I'd go back.

  • Visited September 2013
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Alabama
Level 4 Contributor
43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great food...great selection”
Reviewed September 16, 2013

We ate there tonight. The place is always packed. There is a reason. The food is always great and the selection of foods is great. If you like seafood, you won't be disappointed with this place.

  • Visited September 2013
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Jackson, Tennessee
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Catering To Tourists”
Reviewed September 16, 2013

Went with a group of co-workers for a company dinner. This place advertises in every little Gulf Shores publication - they know how to market. When you get there, you'll have a wait for dinner, as it stays packed. While you're waiting, they'll want you to visit their little gift shops and souvenir joints. It's your money...

As for the food, I think the appetizers are better than the entrees - strong recommendation for the alligator and the crawfish is good as well. We were pleasantly surprised. Most of us got seafood, of course. It was o.k., but I don't think anyone was raving and everyone left food on their plates. Certainly nothing bad, but nothing that stands out, either.

  • Visited September 2013
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