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Original Oyster House

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701 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-6471
+1 251-948-2445
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Starkville, Mississippi
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40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

After all of these years of coming down to the Gulf & seeing the parking lot of Original Oyster House full, we finally decided to try it for ourselves (twice!) and we are glad we did! Hubby's fried white fish was really good, not too strong, even a bit sweet. His fries were very good! Their cole slaw is delicious... More 

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Thank greeneyesat30
Munford
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We came down from Memphis for 5 days and tried to eat and try all the best rated restaurants in the area. Some were closed but I was glad that The Original Oyster House was open, we stopped on our way out of town. It made us sad that this was the best service, freshest seafood we had on the... More 

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Italy
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Salad bar is extensive. Seafood is available in many different preparations and prices. I have never been disappointed. Although always busy, service is good with enough personnel to make things move smoothly.

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Thank rcar602
Cecilia M, Guest Relations Manager at Original Oyster House, responded to this review

Hi there! Thank you for your feedback and for taking the time to share your wonderful experience with us. We're happy to see that you enjoyed the salad bar, seafood, and received good service. We look forward to serving you again! More 

Bedford, Indiana
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our food was delicious. I had breaded shrimp and they were huge! They tasted very good and the breading did not over power the shrimp flavor. My husband had grilled oysters and absolutely loved them! The waiter was excellent and definitely was knowledgeable of the menu. He was able to answer all our questions. I would definitely recommend a meal... More 

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Thank Momma307
Cecilia M, Guest Relations Manager at Original Oyster House, responded to this review

Hi There! Thank you for your kind words! We're always happy to see when our dining guests thoroughly enjoyed their meal and received great service. We hope to see you and your husband again next time you're in town. More 

Rainbow City, Alabama
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this resteraunt... I am never disappointed in anything I have ordered there. Service is great and I love looking out over the water. My favorite thing there is their crab legs. . Big and juicy ones. Love this place.

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Thank Sharron B
Cecilia M, Guest Relations Manager at Original Oyster House, responded to this review

Hi Sharron! Thank you for taking the time to share your wonderful experience with us. We're so happy that you enjoyed the crab legs and received great service! We look forward to serving you next time. More 

Palestine, Illinois
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50 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The salad bar was very good, I had the special grilled grouper it was just OK . my wife had the grilled fish special it was over cooked and tasteless.

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Thank David M
Cecilia M, Guest Relations Manager at Original Oyster House, responded to this review

Hi David, Thank you for letting us know about you and your wife's experience. While we're happy that you enjoyed the salad bar, we're just as disappointed that you and your wife didn't enjoy your meals. In an effort to earn back your trust, please consider allowing our restaurant manager to contact you. Your comments help us improve service, menu,... More 

Lake Orion ,Michigan
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91 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice clean restaurant on the water.we met another couple here for dinner.Fast service and very attentive ( but not pushy).We all had the salad bar and gumbo (it's one of their combinations that's a good value).The salads where very fresh and chilled and a very nice assortment of fixings.I had a bowl of gumbo(which is pretty big) and the others... More 

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Thank LJY-BAY
Cecilia M, Guest Relations Manager at Original Oyster House, responded to this review

Hello there, Thank you for your feedback and for taking the time to share your wonderful experience with us. We're happy that you and your friends enjoyed the salad bar & gumbo - those two are definitely crowd pleasers! We hope to see you again. More 

Eagle River, Alaska
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They make an amazing platters of oysters...never fails! Easy to get in and out off while on the main drag of Gulf Shores

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Thank ERNURS2
Cecilia M, Guest Relations Manager at Original Oyster House, responded to this review

Hi there! Thank you for your feedback and for taking the time to share your wonderful experience with us. We're glad that you like the oysters and look forward to serving you next time! More 

Murphy, North Carolina
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love eating at the Oyster House. Their house fish, Sutchi is wonderful. My son loves the crawfish. If you have never had their Peanut Butter pie, it is a must.

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Thank Robert E
Cecilia M, Guest Relations Manager at Original Oyster House, responded to this review

Hi Robert! We're so happy to see that you and your son enjoyed eating at the restaurant; especially the chocolate chip peanut butter pie! We hope to see you both next time! More 

Hagerstown, Indiana
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place - friendly staff - good value - good food - we had a nice time beautiful view of the water. Will most definitely be back.

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Thank Haushold
Cecilia M, Guest Relations Manager at Original Oyster House, responded to this review

Hello there, Thank you for your kind words and we're happy to have been part of date night! We appreciate you taking the time to share your wonderful experience with us and we look forward to serving you next time. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Soups, Seafood
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids, 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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?