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Bill's by the Beach

300 W Beach Blvd, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-6432
+1 251-948-5227
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good22%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Steakhouse, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
300 W Beach Blvd, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-6432
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Bill's by the Beach
1. Sauteed Crab Claws
"Great all around restaurant!"
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2. Catch of the Day
"looking for good seafood, this restaurant is the best by far! "
tracey w
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3. Chef Rudy's Key Lime Pie
" The Key Lime pie was homemade and fantastic."
Kaye W
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1 - 10 of 765 reviews

Reviewed today via mobile

Awesome food! We had the Best Burger on the Beach, Fettuccine, Kids Blackened Shrimp and Blackened Shrimp Po Boy in our party. Our waitress was sweet and extremely thorough. They could use a few more wait staff members as she was stretched. We’ll be back!

Thank jwm516
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I try shrimp and grits almost everywhere I go, and these were some of the best I have eaten. A bit different, but delicious. My husband’s burger was huge, as were the fries.

Thank Dmosby
Reviewed 2 days ago

Bill’s was suggested by a local for a nice lunch with a nice view. We are pretty picky about our seafood and were not disappointed! Great dining experience!

Thank HarperGirl40
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I ordered grilled grouper. I got blackened grouper which was very spicy. I told the waiter that it was not what I ordered. He told me he would bring me another grouper. I didn’t want it after eating the greasy vegetables. He did not offer...More

Thank Nancy S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place was a pleasant surprise! The food was delicious, friendly staff and a beautiful view. Completely delightful.

Thank Tina F
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The shrimp and grits was fabulous, some of the best I’ve ever had! The chicken sandwich and thick cut fries were excellent too. The key lime pie was a little disappointing versus other places we tried (and trust me, we tested it at lots of...More

1  Thank 2genes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to bills for a business lunch and were shocked as to how bad the food and service was! The tuna sandwich had lettuce on it that looked and tasted weeks old, could not eat more than one bite. The grouper was cold and...More

1  Thank Bamabchbm
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived mid-morning and was seated immediately by the windows with a very nice view of the beach. The restaurant being built on stilts allowed for a nice view of the Gulf. The order was taken: mine was The Incredible Egg, grits and biscuit with...More

1  Thank pcs19000
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is worth coming here for the Loaded Bloody Mary!! A bloody Mary complete with bacon, shrimp, a slider, plus fruits and vegetables ... a meal in a tall glass!!!

1  Thank Janet M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here 3 times, a lunch on a Saturday we Oysters and prawns served by Andy. We had the $10 lunch if chicken pasta, the menu is very good for the offer they have. We went back tonight for the steak night again served...More

Thank EnglandNicholsons
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Questions & Answers
21 September 2015|
Response from Bill H | Property representative |
Yes, we allow dogs that are on a leash and are well behaved but only on our lower deck.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$45
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 W Beach Blvd, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-6432
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Gulf Shores
  • Phone Number: +1 251-948-5227
  • E-mail
Bill's by the Beach, where you will enjoy fantastic beach views, our fresh and innovative menu, casual ambiance and warm hospitality. As featured on Food Network's Beach Eats USA, Bill's by the Beach serves more fresh wild-caught seafood than any other restaurant in Gulf Shores. Savor fresh seafood, tender steaks, juicy hamburgers, innovative soups & salads, craft beers and fine wine. Our vision is to create a high quality, beach causal atmosphere where locals and visitors alike may enjoy great culinary experiences in keeping with the best Gulf Shores has to offer. Our restaurant occupies a unique space full of regional character with beautiful unobstructed views of the white sands beach of Gulf Shores and the Gulf of Mexico. We welcome you to our restaurant and truly hope that you enjoy your experience. Join us at sunset for cocktails and live music on the open air deck at The Turtle Bar or The Turtle Nest.
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