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Yardarm Restaurant - CLOSED

1 Fairhope Ave, Fairhope, AL 36532-2133
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good30%
  • Average21%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
24 May 2015
“Needs a facelift”
29 Apr 2015
“Closed”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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American, Seafood
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1 Fairhope Ave, Fairhope, AL 36532-2133
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1 - 10 of 65 reviews

Reviewed 24 May 2015

Old style. Smells old, tastes old, looks old. One of the few holdovers from the ancient "fry it up" seafood restaurant model that was prevalent in the 70s. The locale is great, but there are much better options. Everything about it is old and stale.

Thank Junkaroo
Reviewed 29 April 2015 via mobile

This was a great restaurant but has now been sold. It is closed at the present time but has been bought by the people who own Gambinos Italian and is being renovated. It is supposed to reopen this summer as a new restaurant specializing in...More

2  Thank 56Model
Reviewed 12 November 2014

All selections are greatly overpriced, and not much available for those who eat healthy. Any exceptions to fried foods are extra charges. Grandma's gumbo was certainly more pleasing than her attitude when we inquired if they honored vets with a discount on Venteran's day 2014!...More

3  Thank Bobbie H
Reviewed 22 October 2014

The food was excellent the view from the eat on porch was spectacular. The service was good. This was our first time to Fairhope and this was a great first place to eat here. The restaurant has been around for quite some time could use...More

Thank FJSIII
Reviewed 18 October 2014 via mobile

Great view of Mobile Bay on city pier. Menu is mostly fried seafood which is cooked using fresh oil a big plus for taste. Gumbo worth trying is made from old recipe. Only draw back is distance from parking.

2  Thank Hester P
Reviewed 9 October 2014

On our way into town stopped by the pier and found the Yardarm. Sat outside with a beer and tried a bowl on Dot's gumbo. She's been making it there for 40 years. It was great! Ryan our server was very helpful with tips on...More

Thank Gonders
Reviewed 5 October 2014

My wife and I were looking for a place to eat, "on the bay" and this restaurant was recommended. The restaurant itself is located on the Fairhope Pier, and it's very nice to eat out over the water. The food itself is just average, as...More

Thank Stephen H
Reviewed 30 September 2014

This restaurant is part way down the Fairhope pier on Mobile Bay. You have a choice of sitting on the deck with a wonderful view of the marina, or inside if the weather is bad. The seafood is fresh and tastes delicious. The service is...More

Thank Lynn C
Reviewed 28 September 2014

We went here on a lark after driving down to Fair Hope. The fish wash not fresh, the prices were too high for what you got and it was a bad experience. I have never given anyone 1 star before but wow

Thank AmyBamaRn
Reviewed 28 September 2014

My wife and I have been to The Yardarm several times. While not fine dining, the seafood is always consistently prepared, whether fried or broiled. The atmosphere is unique, being midway on the Fairhope public pier. Great gumbo!

1  Thank chipper4
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Restaurant Details

Cuisine
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Fairhope Ave, Fairhope, AL 36532-2133
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Fairhope
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