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Original Oyster House

701 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-6471
+1 251-948-2445
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“cheese grits” (233 reviews)
“oysters” (305 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
701 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-6471
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1 - 10 of 2,191 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We always come here every time we visit Gulf Shores and it never disappoints! The king crab legs are cooked to perfection. My husband got the boardwalk combo and loved it!

Thank Kristen G
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have eaten at the Original Oyster House several times over the last two summers. Food is delicious and the service great.

Thank Sandra B
Reviewed 2 days ago

We did not find anything special about this restaurant. Will not go back on our return trip to Gulf Shores. The service was better than the food.

Thank kwattgolf
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had eaten at the Oyster House when it was in Pensacola, and didn't care for the place. But we wanted to give them a try in Gulf Shores. Glad we did. Sandy L. our server was great. There when she needed to be but...More

1  Thank genejc
Cecilia M, Guest Relations Manager at Original Oyster House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi there, Thank you for your wonderful feedback. We are glad to see that you all enjoyed the food - especially the fresh Fire Grilled Oysters - and that the unsatisfactory order was replaced swiftly. We will pass your compliments along to the staff and...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Delicious. Would definitely go back. The workers there was very nice. Got my food quickly. Loved the salad bar.

Thank Betty P
Cecilia M, Guest Relations Manager at Original Oyster House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Betty, Thank you for your kind feedback! We are glad to see that you enjoyed the food - especially our Salad Bar - and received friendly service. We look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Sit down and make your own cocktail sauce while you eat your food! Great slaw... lots of sides to choose from. Friendly and quick service. Get there early or you WILL wait... but IT IS WORH IT!More

Thank Kim S
Cecilia M, Guest Relations Manager at Original Oyster House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Kim, Thank you for your feedback. We are glad to see that you enjoyed the food and received friendly service. During the peak season, wait times can be long and we suggest coming for a late lunch or early dinner to avoid long wait...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The service was great! Food came fast! An such big servings!! I would suggest everyone go there while ya in town!

Thank shawnie541
Cecilia M, Guest Relations Manager at Original Oyster House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi there, Thank you for your kind feedback! It is wonderful to see that you enjoyed the food and received exceptional service. We appreciate the recommendation and look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 6 days ago

I ate their with my family and was blown away with the quality of their salad bar. I also enjoyed their mixed drinks.

Thank David Y
Cecilia M, Guest Relations Manager at Original Oyster House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi David, Thank you for your kind feedback! It is wonderful to see that you enjoyed our Salad Bar and mixed drinks. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 6 days ago

I loved our seafood we ate there! Our waitress, Erica was very knowledgeable and delightful. Food was absolutely the best! We even got to see the real alligator in the water behind the restaurant and shops there! He was after a seagull ...

Thank Fred K
Cecilia M, Guest Relations Manager at Original Oyster House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Fred, Thank you for your kind feedback! We are glad to see that you enjoyed the food and received exceptional service. We will pass your compliment along to the staff and look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a leisurely lunch on a beautiful day. We split the trigger fish with cheese grits and red beans/rice and Parmesan oysters on half shell. The fish and grits were very good, The oysters were ok but not the best that I have had....More

Thank dianec624
Cecilia M, Guest Relations Manager at Original Oyster House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi there, Thank you for your feedback. We are glad to see that you enjoyed the food - especially our Triggerfish and Famous Cheese Grits - as well as the shopping in our Trading Company. We hope to see you again soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 701 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-6471
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Gulf Shores
  • Phone Number: +1 251-948-2445
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