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Original Oyster House

701 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-6471
+1 251-948-2445
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“cheese grits” (245 reviews)
“oysters” (331 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00 Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
701 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-6471
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Reviewed today via mobile

We stopped here for lunch when another local place had over and hour and a half wait. Got seated immediately, food was out quickly and was so so good. I got fried oysters, stuffed crab, fish, grits, and red beans and rice for less than...More

Thank happycamper8411
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great food! Must try the Oyster Sampler! We loved the make your own cocktail sauce at the table. Each table has cups of horseradish and you add your own ketchup and Worcestershire. It is very touristy so we went around 1 pm to get right...More

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 2 days ago

The food at this restaurant was terrible. the salad bar was good but the restaurant itself was not worth the money

Thank theresakatie
Reviewed 3 days ago

We eat here almost every time we vacation in Gulf Shores. I love the shrip and grits, trigger down on da bayou and blackened fish. The slad bar is delicious. One of the best meal deals on the coast is the Salad bar with a...More

Thank markst67
Reviewed 3 days ago

Got to Gulf Shores late on Saturday after a long drive from the midwest, it was 9:30pm we rolled into original oyster house. A lot of time going to a restaurant so late isn't a good idea but these folks took care of us like...More

Thank Dean C
Reviewed 4 days ago

Went with family of 19 - did not call ahead (I do not know if that is even an option) but service was very good and they were able to keep us all together. Food was so good, very happy that the sauce was available...More

Thank Deann L
Reviewed 4 days ago

Wonderful meal, great oysters on the half shell, our server, Amy was awesome and sooo friendly.prices are very affordable. Centrally located,

Thank suzannesL4093UW
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Food was hit or miss, some things were good and others not so much. The fried shrimp and fried green tomatoes were excellent. The oysters were sub par, rubbery and no flavor and teeny tiny. My husband got the shrimp Au gratin it tasted...More

Thank Renee W
Reviewed 5 days ago

We waited forever to get in and then for our food. If you have the patience for that then go for it. We just didnt think it was worth the wait

Thank sjacks96
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

First off huge place with years of history. Great seafood served in a timely manor. We ordered appetizers and our waiter "Tripp" was very conscious about timing of appetizers arriving before our meal and insuring we had everything we wanted. Inspite of visiting at there...More

Thank brianfY4856TO
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Peggy M
27 March 2018|
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Response from William R | Reviewed this property |
No reservations taken. I suggest calling to make an exception
Stephen P
7 August 2016|
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Response from cindyannsmith | Reviewed this property |
I would think so
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
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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