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The Wharf

23101 Canal Rd, Orange Beach, AL 36561-5829
+1 251-224-1000
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Has potential

The ferris wheel is super fun. The rest of the area is lovely and has real potential but feels... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Franklin, Tennessee
Nice for a date night

I went her for a date for the first time ever. First impressions very clean, well kept grounds... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Mobile, Alabama
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good34%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“light show” (117 reviews)
“movie theater” (76 reviews)
“ferris wheel” (234 reviews)
23101 Canal Rd, Orange Beach, AL 36561-5829
+1 251-224-1000
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The ferris wheel is super fun. The rest of the area is lovely and has real potential but feels super 'dead'. Not a lot going on there yet and it felt like a ghost town.

Thank JBethF
Reviewed 3 days ago

I went her for a date for the first time ever. First impressions very clean, well kept grounds. Nice variety of stores and restaurants. Covered parking garage was nice especially with the high temps in the South. My date and I ate at Ginny Lane...More

Thank DisneyLady2012
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a lovely place to spend the evening when you are in Orange Beach. The views are wonderful and there are plenty of good restaurants to choose from.

Thank glenncaracas
Reviewed 3 days ago

This place looked spectacular in the brochure. I had such high hopes when we crossed the toll bridge, however, when we actually arrived there wasn't much to see. There are a few shops sprinkled here and there but for the most part this place has...More

Thank deedean
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My SIL dropped his phone on the tile floor at our condo so we headed to the FIX MY PHONE place at The Wharf. We had 30 minutes to kill while we waited for his phone, so we roamed around and did a little shopping....More

Thank WednesdayNightGirl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unfortunately the space has not been able to maintain enough traffic to keep the retail space full and thriving.More

Thank deannay2017
alwharf2015, Public Relations Manager at The Wharf, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello! Thank you for visiting The Wharf and for your feedback! The Wharf has indeed gone through struggles over the years as many shopping centers do. We are proud to say our new ownership has brought the property back to life in recent years. Our...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to go at night! Excellent food, shopping, and arcade. Don't miss out of the small faris wheel either.

Thank Andy W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Granted, it has laser tag and a Ferris wheel. But it is a shopping center. Some of the shops are quite unique and pretty cool but all in all everything was a bit over priced. Restaurants vary in quality.

Thank Natalie S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They have everything there for shoppers. It is a tourist attraction so be prepared to spend money. Over all a great play to kill time

Thank Gay G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good for the family lots to keep you busy when weather prohibits the beach! Good restaurants maybe theater some rides kids will like it

Thank Cheryll C
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dinah s
11 June 2017|
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Response from PlayaTravelers | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately, that is the only place we did not go. We only walked through it. sorry!!
9 June 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
I have before. It maybe a fee now. But was free when I did it.
6 March 2017|
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Response from Michael H | Reviewed this property |
I have never noticed if it did.....but as you move further back it gets higher....I believe the sound booth sits a little lower....But I never sat in that area...