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Big Daddy's Grill At Riverpark

16542 Ferry Road Fairhope, Fairhope, AL 36532
+1 251-990-8555
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“onion rings” (28 reviews)
“shrimp” (50 reviews)
“hush puppies” (23 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
16542 Ferry Road Fairhope, Fairhope, AL 36532
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lunch today was our first visit to this Fish River restaurant. Great ambiance. We ordered the gumbo and the shrimp & oyster basket , both to share. The gumbo was outstanding with lots of veggies and chicken and rice. The soup was very tasty and...More

Thank katpal593
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Average food - a little higher priced - esp. the beers IMO. Off the beaten path - sits on the Fish River which is very pretty. The ladies bathroom leaves a lot to be desired as does most of the inside. We had a very...More

Thank beardogmom
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Okay, so I am by definition a "local," yet I was embarrassed to discover that I had never heard of, or eaten here before. So when a dear friend from out of state wanted to meet out for dinner, and she suggested Big Daddy's, I...More

Thank AV8RS
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We had heard that this place was a great place to eat if you was hungry for a good burger and seafood in the same location, well they were right. The food and service was wonderful,we had a good experance,can't wait to go again.Thanks

Thank David C
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

We eat here every time we come to the gulf area. Good food, great atmosphere and the water view is awesome.

Thank Bill L
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

It's been a while since we've eaten here. My wife found a list of, "Lower Alabama's 19 Burgers to Eat Before You Die, " and while adding one on the list today, I noted this eatery was on the list and I don't recall if...More

Thank Steve G
Reviewed 31 May 2017

We went for lunch with a fairly large group(around 20) We were waited on quickly and food arrived in a timely manner. Did not hear a single complaint about the service or the food. I had the blackened shrimp with onion rings....great! Also heard the...More

Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

This was my second time at Big Daddy's. The food is excellent! Sit outside if you can, so you can enjoy the nice views of Fish River. This is a casual, locals type joint, so don't dress up. Just enjoy the food.

Thank DLS3rd
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

We had a great lunch here. I highly recommend the Hurricane Burger! Although they were crowded, they were very efficient. The sides were delicious (fried okra and Swamp Soup) and generous. The owner came by our table to make sure we were taken care of,...More

Thank Theresa L
Reviewed 3 May 2017

This was the first time for us to try Big Daddy's. We loved it. The food was great, the service was great, the atmosphere was wonderful. We sat outside and were able to watch my 3 year old play with other children. Overall this was...More

Thank acstuart217
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Nancy G
11 July 2017|
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Response from Theresa L | Reviewed this property |
I see your question has already been answered, but I do have a caveat to add: if you have your pet with you, the Grill no longer allows pets on their facilities. This was a great disappointment to us, because we've always... More
13 January 2015|
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Response from bigdaddys | Property representative |
Yes we do. I'm sorry for not getting back to you sooner but am grateful for all the help from other TA users. Always a good idea to call ahead if you are in a hurry. Thanks, BD
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16542 Ferry Road Fairhope, Fairhope, AL 36532
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Fairhope
  • Phone Number: +1 251-990-8555
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Big Daddy's Grill is a very casual family restaurant located on beautiful fish river. We are not trying to be anything more than that so be advised: your food will be served in a plastic basket, your beer and wine in plastic cups, your servers will be friendly and may even call you honey or sweetie. We take tremendous pride in providing our guests with excellent food and service at a reasonable price. As always, NO RESERVATIONS TAKEN. We will seat your party as quickly as possible. If you have a party over 20 please ask for Jason, Bruce or Kyle. Thank You! Big Daddy's Grill is now serving all of our burgers and poboys on fresh baked bread delivered daily by the wonderful folks at Heavenly Creations Bakery in downtown Fairhope!
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