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Fantail Restaurant

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2060 Downing St, Millbrook, AL 36054-4218
+1 334-285-7255
Tue - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the place to go if you're really hungry they have oysters they have shrimp they have catfish they have barbecue you name it it's on their menu just be hungry when you get there

Thank Carol Y
Livingston, Alabama
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Exceptional food and what a menu. Something for everyone. The chefs here do an excellent job and the food is wonderful. Service is second to none. Highly recommend.

Thank butchruttan
Millbrook, Alabama
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Been to a lot of seafood buffets over the years and this is by far the worst. Mostly fried, overly greasy, pre-frozen seafood.

Thank Leon A
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

If you're invited to a party go enjoy and pig out! Not my style for seafood but okay for what it is. Everything is buffet serve yourself except for drink which you are served. Food quality is medium and small pieces of fish, 60-80 count or popcorn shrimp, oysters small, and the Cole slaw is very good for mayo based.

Thank Michael L
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

Do not be alarmed by the number of cars outside as there is lots of seating inside. The good was plentiful. I had the fried shrimp, fried catfish, fried oysters, fried pickles, fried okra. A little too much grease, but that is what I had, :) .

1 Thank morelqueen
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

We have eaten there several times over many years and have never been disappointed. The staff is very friendly and the food is excellent.

Thank TwoPrices
Alabaster, Alabama
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

I have been to Fantail 3 times,the first time was outstanding,the manager came out and welcomed us ,he held a conversation with us and he also came back to check and make sure everything was okay,The 2nd visit was just as good.We visited again the Saturday before Mothers Day.The food was delicious,the service was great and the manager is the... More 

Thank eyvonnemixon
Prattville, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

Don't let the exterior fool you. This place looks a little old, and it is, but the food is really great, and it's an all you can eat buffet. They do have an actual menu from which you may order, as well. It's about $10 a person for the buffet, which I think is a great price considering it's majority... More 

Thank jem00251030
Birmingham, Alabama
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152 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

I have not eaten here in several years. I was worried after I saw a few negative reviews, but I was pleasantly surprised it had not changed. First off, this is a buffet restaurant. If that is not your style, you will not like it. Second, most of the choices are fried. Again, if this is not your style, you... More 

1 Thank S_MadisonsMom
Trussville, Alabama
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58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016

Just ate at Fantail for the first time. It will not be the last. If you are looking for desserts this is not the place, but if you are looking for good, fresh seafood this is THE place. Along with salads, gumbo, veggies, ckn and Bar-B-Q. My husband had both the chicken and the BBQ and said they were very... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, International
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Buffet, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2060 Downing St, Millbrook, AL 36054-4218
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Millbrook
  • Phone Number: +1 334-285-7255

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?