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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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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“seafood” (180 reviews)
“honey butter” (16 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:30All hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
138 W 1st Ave, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-6452
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Slow service- food was mediocre at best. This was my favorite restaurant in Gulf Shores, but now it's time to find another one.

Thank Waits4
Reviewed yesterday

We wanted to enjoy some gulf shrimp while we vacationed in Gulf Shores in April of this year. We were directed to DeSoto Kitchen and we were not disappointed! Some of the best flavorful jumbo shrimp I've had. The restaurant was homey and clean and...More

Thank pkittredge
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Manager was nice. Otherwise the wait was over an hour, staff was rude and overwhelmed. It was hot and humid inside, and very unorganized. It took us less time to eat than it did to get a table. The food was subpar for how long...More

Thank ahappyone
Reviewed 3 days ago

We enjoyed our entire meal here - great service and delicious rolls! Seafood was fresh and no wait - we went early to beat dinner rush and get lunch menu - go before 3pm if possible! Lots of seating but I'm sure it fills up...More

Thank sctexas
Reviewed 3 days ago

During our vacation week, we had fabulous seafood. Desoto's was average, not bad, just no stand out. Service was good.

Thank RN1966
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was the second time we've eaten here in 4 years. It was just as good as I remembered! The seafood is fresh and flavorful! The server was great! Everything came out in a timely manner. We walked right in on a Saturday evening, which...More

Thank BiehlFam4
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great restaurant with great food, weather you like seafood or not, you will be pleased with their menu. Great seafood at lunch but also meat and vegetables too. But the bread they bring to your table at the beginning is worth the trip itself! We...More

Thank Sharron B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We tried to go here our first night....big mistake. It was an hour wait. BUT, we decided to give it another try. We are glad that we did. This tome we were seated immediately. This is definitely not a fancy place...think of your favorite local...More

Thank Sarah P
Reviewed 1 week ago

It had been years since we went to DeSoto's. We went for the crab legs (for our daughter) and the Senior menu for us older folks. Our food was awesome, the service was tremendous, and the price was good.

Thank Angela S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If there is one place that I'll never say anything wrong about it would be De Sotos . This place has it all great service , amazing food,and a great atmosphere . The service is friendly and helpful exactly what you want . The food...More

Thank Ryan_Reviews110
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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, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
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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