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Wintzell's Oyster House

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605 Dauphin St, Mobile, AL 36602-1797
+1 251-432-4605
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Alpharetta, Georgia
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I grew up in Mobile, AL and Wintzell's downtown is the best!! It was founded in 1938 and I remember seeing bill boards with "Wintzell's Oysters - fried, stewed or nude"! The bill board would show an oyster frying, stewing and hands over being nude!! Their menu has many great choices- especially the oysters on the half-shell, crab salad, chilled... More 

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Thank Julia J
Bel Air, Maryland
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Love raw oysters, but had also heard about the crab salad. Walked in by myself on a busy Friday evening and immediately shown to a booth, rather than ushered to a stool at the raw bar. Thank You! Waitress looked at the clock and informed me that the "happy hour" was still in effect and that oysters were half price.... More 

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florida
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49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The ambiance is casual and fun with cute, catchy sayings on the wall. We liked the seafood gumbo very much but we were disappointed with the char grilled oysters which were rather dehydrated and too salty. Service was fine.

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Washington
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103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

In evening out on a trip, after a sit at the bar while the locals caught up on gossip, I got a waiter to come by. Seemed I was not her priority with the friends at the bar. Grilled oysters were reasonable. the rest of the meal was a waste of space. Local beers were okay - when finally served.... More 

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Mansfield, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went in for lunch, and at first I was skeptical. The decor was outdated and a little shabby, but we decided to give it a try. We both had the fish of the day special. That day it was red snapper. We ordered it grilled with the newburg sauce. It was so good! The service was good and lunch... More 

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Kirbyville, Texas
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We sat on the patio. Nice atmosphere to enjoy a evening. We had the crab claw starter with fried and sautéed crab claws. Both were great. Waitress was so friendly.

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Thank DBAcres
Foley, Alabama
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Biggest catfish filet poboy I've ever seen. Delicious fish tacos. Best wings ever. Reasonable prices. Fun decor. Building from 1800s is the last frame bldg on dauphin St.

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Thank ann7899
Auburn, Alabama
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46 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to eat on a Wednesday night, it was surprisingly busy. We had crab claw appetizers which were okay. I had a salad with grilled chicken that was good.

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Thank 338bretp
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love oysters and we love relaxed and casual atmospheres. Wintzell's had both! Oysters were really cold and they give you everything you need to make the perfect cocktail sauce. Also enjoyed the lump crab salad and the stuffed flounder (this was really yummy)

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Brewton, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic place to eat. I recommend the stuffed flounder it was really good. The waitress was really nice as well,

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 605 Dauphin St, Mobile, AL 36602-1797
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Mobile
  • Phone Number: +1 251-432-4605

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