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“Seafood when you need it.”
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Waddell Seafood Restaurant
Cuisines: Seafood
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Level 4 Contributor
37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Seafood when you need it.”
Reviewed March 30, 2013 via mobile

Nice ambiance. Excellent crawfish. Iceberg salad was fine. Rice was undercooked. The quality and size of the kids selections left them wanting something else. Good appetizers and fries. Try the fried pickles

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Eva, Alabama, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Our "GO TO" for seafood”
Reviewed February 21, 2013

We have been going to Waddell's about two years now. I go to the Gulf/PCB area 3 -4 times a year; they beat anything I have ate in PCB. The seafood is fresh; brought up from the Gulf 2xweekly. It is a very casual atmosphere; Cajun boiled shrimp is my favorite. Crab legs are #1 and nice and plump. It is pretty bad when you spend money in PCB for good food and can't wait to get home to go to Waddell's to get my seafood fix. For TRUE seafood lovers only!! They do have a great burger and a few other non-seafood items for land lovers.

  • Visited February 2013
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2 Thank Bonnie K
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Huntsville, Alabama
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175 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Usually a hit”
Reviewed July 17, 2012

A hit or near miss as far as food goes, usually it OK.
It's worth stopping in if your in Hartselle to support a family owned business.

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Thank KiloBravo1
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Charleston, South Carolina
Level 6 Contributor
107 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Decent”
Reviewed May 26, 2012

Stopped in late on evening and at in the bar area. They have sports on TV's in there. Decent atmosphere and food was pretty decent.

Visited September 2011
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Thank Robdawg30
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Hartselle, Alabama
Level 6 Contributor
186 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
“The Gulf 350 miles north! Amazing Shrimp!”
Reviewed May 6, 2012

This place is North Alabama's best kept secret for seafood! The seafood is truly fresh. Mr. Waddell makes one to two trips weekly down to the Alabama gulf coast and returns with fresh shrimp. Trust me, you cannot find better tasting fried shrimp at Gulf Shores, Destin, or anywhere else. It is just like you were eating at the coast. The only thing missing is a view of the ocean!

The steamed and boiled shrimp dishes are also good. My only wish is that they had fresh grouper or snapper on a regular basis.

The restaurant is small. There is not a lot of seating, so keep that in mind. It does have a fun, gulf coast like feel. And in the warm months they offer outside seating.

Prices are reasonable. In the low to mid-teens for most shrimp dishes.

They also offer to go orders (cooked or uncooked). So if you are having an outing and want to do your own shrimp boil, this is the place to get fresh shrimp.

  • Visited March 2012
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1 Thank bmc-hartselle
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