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De Soto's Seafood Kitchen

138 W 1st Ave, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-6452
+1 251-948-7294
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good28%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“bread” (102 reviews)
“seafood” (198 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
138 W 1st Ave, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-6452
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Only thing great about this place was the bread. And the water. Seriously, it was sooooo bland, yet salty, and the only seasoning seemed to be paprika. There was a wait so we figured it would be great, got good ratings, etc. Severely disappointed....More

Thank Christy H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Upon a recommendation my husband received, we just tried De Soto’s; it was fantastic! They have reasonably priced drinks, and bring delicious warm bread to the table first thing. I ordered the grilled seafood platter with great tasting shrimp, mouth watering scallops, and whitefish almondine...very...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My friends highly recommended this restaurant, so upon our first Gulf Shores visit, this was one of our first stops. The food had great flavor, good portion sizes, and appropriately priced for being fresh seafood. Our waiter was very friendly and the atmosphere put you...More

Thank Helen S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recently ate here and enjoyed the overall experience. The decor is quite tired and a remodel would help, but the service was excellent. The food was somewhat predictable and not necessarily the best I had in the area, but I would give it another opportunity...More

Thank Jimed323
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fresh peeled carrots, broccoli and cauliflower. Awesome food for low carb life style. Felt right at home with homemade foods

Thank PZzz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were very pleased with a senior menu with lots of choices. Senior entrees came with iced tea and two sides and bread. Since we are trying to eat healthier this year, we took half our meals home and still had plenty to eat that...More

Thank Golfwidow115
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's not fancy but the food is satisfying and you leave filled up. the wait staff treats you are their favorite grandparents and works hard. Lunch, dinner or whenever they are open is a good time for you to show up. Daily specials during snowbird...More

Thank trjtrj1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very crowded service was good friendly atmosphere bread was very good food that we ordered was good, but since they ran out of lunch special by noon we won't be back

Thank gtx705
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for lunch they have daily specials for under $8. Usually busy but wait wasn’t to long and staff was friendly

Thank Rick H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We started with the stuff mushrooms and a cup of shrimp & crab bisque. Both were excellent. We shared the broiled seafood platter and it was plenty of food for both of us. All of it was cooked great and was very tasty. Service was...More

Thank Otravelers
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Questions & Answers
6 August 2017|
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Response from Bill W | Reviewed this property |
Tailless Gulf Shrimp!!! You get a huge pile of them... seasoned just right, lightly breaded... and they are perfectly cooked!!!
6 August 2017|
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Response from stlmomof4 | Reviewed this property |
My favorite was the coconut shrimp. Delish!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 138 W 1st Ave, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-6452
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Gulf Shores
  • Phone Number: +1 251-948-7294
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