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Original Oyster House

3733 Battleship Pkwy, Hwy 90, Spanish Fort, AL 36527-9335
+1 251-626-2188
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Seafood, Grill, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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3733 Battleship Pkwy, Hwy 90, Spanish Fort, AL 36527-9335
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1 - 10 of 744 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Don't recall the date but my husband had an exam in Mobile, AL. We stopped in here on the way home. Atmosphere is nice enough but certainly not formal. Nice views of Mobile Bay. Beautiful Sunset. And the food was good.

Thank Nocturne121
Reviewed 5 days ago

Stopped at the Original Oyster House for lunch when driving from New Orleans to Gulf Shores. We ordered fried shrimp poboys and were overwhelmed by the portion size. The shrimp were plentiful, lots of great French fries (looked like the real thing instead of frozen),...More

Thank nanbama
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Began with 12 LARGE, raw O’s. Very good and, from LA. Very attentive waitress ! Had a dozen of their signature Grilled O’s......watch out “Drago’s”...these were phenomenal !! Full bar with a superb selection of local IPA 🍺’s. Most highly recommended y’all....you’ll not be disappointed

Thank PhilHarmonik
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Being both veterans, my wife and I decided this year to take advantage of the local restaurants offering free meals on Veteran's Day. We chose Original Oyster House for our dinner. We were not disappointed at all. The menu for veterans had a large selection...More

Thank Ramblingman163
Cecilia M, Guest Relations Manager at Original Oyster House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there, Thank you for your kind feedback and both you and your wife for your service! Serving the veterans in our community was our pleasure. We are glad to see that you enjoyed the food and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for lunch. The baked oysters with bacon and cheese were the bomb. The fresh oysters were tasty and not to big. I was sorely disappointed that they had no praline cheesecake. I have been waiting over a year to come back and have...More

Thank Jannie L
Cecilia M, Guest Relations Manager at Original Oyster House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Jannie, Thank you for your kind feedback! We are glad to see that you enjoyed the food - especially Joe and Dave's Favorite Oysters and our Oysters on the Half Shell. Come see us again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pretty easy to get a table for a group (7-8 or more) and good service. Menu has a lot to offer, no problem finding something you want to eat.

Thank Robert P
Cecilia M, Guest Relations Manager at Original Oyster House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Robert, Thank you for your feedback. We are glad to see that you all enjoyed the food and received friendly service. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

OOH was highly recommended by a friend and we were not let down. A full dozen of the flame grilled oysters are a must. The portions are generous so you will be taking some home. The cheese grits are great as are the greens. Can’t...More

Thank lexus873
Cecilia M, Guest Relations Manager at Original Oyster House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Hi there, Thank you for your kind feedback! We are glad to see that you enjoyed the food - especially our Fire Grilled Oysters, Famous Cheese Grits and House Recipe Turnip Greens. We look forward to your next visit!

Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We were passing through around 7ish and the parking lot was packed, we had a 5 min wait to be seated. Food was excellent, Fisherman's platter and gumbo is a must. Kids love the place too. 7 yr old.

Thank peppfamily
Cecilia M, Guest Relations Manager at Original Oyster House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Hi there, Thank you for your kind feedback! We are glad to see that you enjoyed the food - especially our Fisherman's Pride seafood platter and Homemade Seafood Gumbo. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Ok this is our 2nd favorite place we go when in Mobile. The 1st is the river shack and then this place. It is more touristy but I love the salad bar and they have some good fresh seafood. The cuaseway has a bunch of...More

Thank Orchid974
Cecilia M, Guest Relations Manager at Original Oyster House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Hi there, Thank you for your feedback. We are glad to see that you enjoyed our restaurant - especially our Salad Bar and fresh seafood. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Went here for a lite dinner. They have a wonderful salad bar and great appetizers. We all had Salad bar, Fired grilled oyster's and gumbo...very good and moderately priced. Definetl

Thank Sharonholsomback
Cecilia M, Guest Relations Manager at Original Oyster House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Hi there, Thank you for your kind feedback! We are glad to see that you enjoyed the food - especially our Salad Bar, Starters, Fire Grilled Oysters and Homemade Seafood Gumbo! We look forward to your next visit.

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Hi Sharon, Unfortunately, we do not allow pets.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3733 Battleship Pkwy, Hwy 90, Spanish Fort, AL 36527-9335
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Spanish Fort
  • Phone Number: +1 251-626-2188
  • E-mail
Description
Opening its first location in Gulf Shores in 1983, the Original Oyster House restaurant quickly expanded and opened its second restaurant two years later on the Mobile Causeway. It soon became known as a Gulf Coast favorite for panoramic waterfront sunsets on the Mobile Delta, fresh Gulf Coast seafood and award-winning gumbo. Classics such as hand-battered fried crab claws, blackened Mahi and fire-grilled Gulf oysters kept locals and visitors coming back for more. A visit usually includes kids on the playground, seafood platters and Southern hospitality. Along with its take-out, homemade desserts and seafood gumbo, the Original Oyster House has been sending alligators home in kid's meals, and gives back to our community in sponsorships and donations. It has been recognized for its environmental practices including converting its fry oil into biofuel to transport, its solar water heaters and the only wind turbine on the Causeway, which generates electricity when winds reach 8 miles an hour or more. in 2016, the Original Oyster House piloted Alabama's FIRST Oyster Shell Recycling Program.
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