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Big Daddy's Grill At Riverpark

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
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16542 Ferry Road Fairhope, Fairhope, AL 36532
+1 251-990-8555
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We tried Big Daddy's tonight and it was ok. Not worth the cost but ok. We were seated quickly and our server was friendly. We ordered the crab claws as an appetizer and they were okay. There was a good portion of them but they really didn't have much taste, mostly breading. My husband ordered the Big Daddy burger and... More 

Thank Sue B
Fairhope, Alabama
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

the food her is fabulous and always a good price, I you have a small appitite you can always order the kids meal, I have ordered the kids shrimp many timesm& its always good, comes with a choice of sides too.

Thank mariecalder
Crestview, Florida
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312 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Neat little place right next to the water. Fast service, good food, and cold brews. Only negative was the onion rings, they should make their own instead of using pre-packaged. That did not deter from the really good burgers. Will be back.

Thank ScubaRock
Lincoln, Illinois
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a beautiful day and we decided to stop for a late lunch and eat outside. We enjoyed watching the river traffic while we had lunch. Food was pretty average but plentiful. Waitress was attentive.

Thank Sks1251
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always come here on my visit to Fairhope. Always get blackened shrimp or fish. Portions seemed smaller, a split combo was more expensive. The shrimp serving size was 8 used to be 10 or 12. Everything seemed cold not flavorful. I love the location but needs improvement in food quality, portions and price.

Thank norsecfo
Mobile, Alabama
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have eaten here many times in the past and have always enjoyed the atmosphere and food but ate there yesterday with 3 friends and will not be going back. Our server was incredibly rude and gave the worst service ever. She never came back to the table after taking our order. We had to go ask someone else to bring... More 

Thank kathrynk720
Vancouver, Washington
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108 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed dinner here while in Fairhope overnight. Outstanding dinner, & superb service. We both had the dinners; Shrimp & Shrimp/Oysters. Both were outstanding. Flavorful, just out of the fryer hot. Be sure to enjoy a meal at Big Daddy's if you are in the Fairhope area

Thank Thx1138Molly
Kenner, Louisiana
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thought food was very overatted and not very appealing. Ordered seafood gumbo which was a few shrimp with lots of hard okra and chock full of tomatoes. Tasted more like tomato gumbo. Price of "what they call gumbo is $10.00 a large cup. Ordered cup of gumbo and half a shrimp po-boy(had 4 shrimp) on about 3 " of bread.... More 

Thank Gus V
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere and you can eat outside on the sand with a fire pit in winter on the river the food is all great all the prices are a little uppity but you get what you pay for overall a recommended stop

Thank stevendarkhorse
Mobile, Alabama
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

My wife and I enjoyed a meal at Big Daddy's Grill last week. We ate at the bar and found the bartender friendly, but not someone who wanted to be "my best friend", if you know what I mean. We also chatted with some of the friendly patrons and after a couple of beers we ordered the shrimp basket. It... More 

Thank Robert W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$18
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16542 Ferry Road Fairhope, Fairhope, AL 36532
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Fairhope
  • Phone Number: +1 251-990-8555
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?