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Doc's Seafood Shack and Oyster Bar

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1140 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-5913
+1 251-967-4800
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

i would rather keep this review to myself but in fairness to Doc's I can't. We love seafood and have eaten at every restaurant multiple times but Doc's is our go to place. There is no better fried shrimp anywhere. The fried combo platter with gumbo, shrimp,oysters and fish is the best meal on the coast. Can't understand why so... More 

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Thank Bama Mom G
Foley, United States
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A group from our neighborhood made reservations for dinner at 5 on Tuesday evening in January. Upon arrival the table was ready the waitress was excellent and the the food was wonderful. Everyone had a great time.

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Thank Gail H
Gulf Shores, AL
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120 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Obviously, there are a number of bama fans in the area, but not everyone is a bammer. The fact there are only bama jerseys alienates everyone else. It didn't do any good to sit us underneath the jerseys in a mostly empty restaurant. We're just glad the number 12 jersey was turned around so we didn't have to look at... More 

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Thank Mike C
West Chester, Ohio
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food here is great. The atmosphere is a little dated and dull. They claim to have the best shrimp in the world and it was very good.

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Thank Eric62
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63 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had reservations but those that didn't had to wait a long time to be seated. Love their fried oyster and shrimp plates where you have a choice of a "lil one" or a "big one" depending on size of your appetite. Best fried oysters we had in this trip.

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Thank SouthernMarilyn
Halstead, Kansas
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396 reviews
243 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visit the Gulf Shores area frequently and don't know why we hadn't been to this restaurant previously. Everything was excellent. The shrimp really was the best we'd had anywhere. The server was great, also.

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Thank beth ann k
Orange Beach, Alabama
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

very local place..good food especially the specials..good fired chicken and seafood..good service..has been in business for a long time..do not care for the GULF SHORES location..good food for the price,,will not break the bank..food place for children

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Thank crosbyllc
Gulf Shores, Alabama
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

can be crowded inside and out in the parking lot but worth it, local favorite, best gumbo on the island

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Thank computerrepairse2016
Marysville, Ohio
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196 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

After a night out, we stopped at Doc's for a desert and a drink. The desert was excellent. There was a good band with people dancing.

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Thank Bill K
Florence, Alabama
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Everything we ate here was great. I understand they have another location in Orange Beach that is the same great food.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1140 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-5913
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Gulf Shores
  • Phone Number: +1 251-967-4800

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?