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Doc's Seafood Shack and Oyster Bar

1140 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-5913
+1 251-967-4800
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good25%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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“fried shrimp” (99 reviews)
“seafood” (80 reviews)
“cole slaw” (8 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
1140 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-5913
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I were really wanting to try soft shell crabs for the first time and Docs just so happened to have some so we gave them a try... 1. Service was terrible 2. Crab was absolutely horrible 3. Cooking staff and waitresses were...More

Thank Anna D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Doc's with expectations of a great meal. We were a party of 5 and was seated quickly. After waiting for awhile to get our drinks ordered the bartender finally came out and got our drink orders. The waitress was busy helping another table....More

Thank Kelly L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Looking for good seafood...Doc's is your place. We had fried shrimp and it was delicious. Waiter was great and food was delivered quickly.

Thank LP1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Waitress was great, but that's about the best thing I can say about this place. Weird odor upon entering. Hubby's crab legs didn't release from the shell as they should have ( not cooked correctly?), LOUD kitchen staff (lots of yelling & laughter coming from...More

Thank backofbike
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We did have a large group, so that always creates problems. They knew we were coming, but we were only given 1 server for 42 people. It took almost 30 min just to get a drink, after complaining . The other end of the table...More

Thank morelqueen
Reviewed 16 August 2017

I had lunch here Sunday. I had fried shrimp Friday night so decided to try the fried chicken. It was ok but any of the seafood would have been better. Was going to have the fish but it was basa and other than being cheap...More

Thank Craig A
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

My wife and I were told about this while in Gulf Shores by a few locals that called this their "Seafood Go-to".... they boasted about how good the shrimp were... well they were right. Having had my fill of delicious seafood all week it was...More

Thank TBosh517
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Doc's is a great place to eat! We chose to eat lunch there because it was less busy. Night time is always packed, unless you go at 5:00 pm. Love their seafood gumbo! Everyone's plate looked delicious and they were very content with their choice!

Thank Debra P
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This was our second time eating at Docs. Both times we had a large party 16 plus people. Seated very quickly, food was excellent, waiter was awesome and the bartender did an awesome job singing "Happy Birthday" to our daughter-in-law. Plan on eating at Docs...More

Thank dburke569
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Six of us ate here recently for dinner. We were told the wait would be 45 minutes, but were seated within 30. Table was clean and our waiter friendly. After taking our drink order, it was an average wait for drinks to arrive, which was...More

Thank csa1861
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28 December 2016|
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Response from Troy-Donna Y | Reviewed this property |
We don't remember it being on the menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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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