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Nolan's Restaurant and Lounge

1140 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-5913
+1 251-948-2111
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“steak” (90 reviews)
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1140 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-5913
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Reviewed 1 week ago

we were a party of 8 and went on 12-01-17 the service was good, the mushrooms and crab cakes were very good, the salads were also good, 5 of us got steaks and there were not that good !! you will need A-1 or something...More

Thank Gene J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great restaurant for a quiet getaway from beach and sand. White table clothes, great wine selection, live music in the bar but not a distraction because of noise, attentive wait staff and extensive menu. Overlooks the marsh so view from almost every table is impressive.

Thank 397alr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After five days of fried and steamed seafood (which i thought I'd never tire of), we needed a break and went to Nolan's. Tablecloths, full menu of steaks and seafood. Good service. The wedge salad was awesome: the bleu cheese dressing and chunks of bleu...More

Thank MemphisZ
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

If you want the best Steer Butt steak on the coast head to Nolan's im Gulf Shores. The cut is from the end of the tenderloin and is very tender. It's and old school cut in an old school establismemt with and old school vibe...More

Thank Tom D
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Slightly more upscale steakhouse for beach area though not stuffy. Food was good but a bit pricey. Service very good and drinks were great. A bit noisy as live band was playing in the bar area. We had several dishes among our group and all...More

Thank cruisinlawn
Reviewed 18 October 2017

It is a exquisite place to eat.. Reasonable prices.. Best known for their steaks... The view is very nice. We came at 5:30 so we would be able to get in without waiting. By 6:00, it was filling up fast! The music in the Lounge...More

Thank garybA2875TX
Reviewed 17 October 2017

The food was decent but a bit overpriced. The restaurant is old school fancy with a lounge in the back that has a fun band Midnight Confessions. It seems like a good night out for older couples without kids because you could dine then dance.

Thank Neyrey
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Food was incredible! Very decent portion sizes. My husband had a Cajun steak, I had the seafood pasta, both were delicious and came out in good time. Service was wonderful, very friendly staff. Great atmosphere with live music and dancing.

Thank Hannah S
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

I had the grouper topped with scallops and butter sauce. Delicious. Cant wait to go back. Service was a tad slow, but they were super crowded. WORTH THE WAIT

Thank Teena D
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

We got the crab cake appetizer, used to be 2 crab cakes but now one, still tastes great. Both had pan fried grouper with crabmeat topping, still excellently prepared.

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Questions & Answers
28 November 2015|
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Response from Myrna B | Reviewed this property |
Although the restaurant is more upscale than most in the area, causal dress is what most patrons wear. After all, most were on vacation, so we saw jeans, shorts and capris.
3 April 2015|
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Response from Jim J | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do. I would call them, however, when you get in town to see who is playing on which nights. I think things start around 7:30PM Best
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1140 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-5913
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Gulf Shores
  • Phone Number: +1 251-948-2111
Nolan's has been serving the Alabama Gulf Coast for over 25 years. We offer fresh hand cut steaks, fresh local seafood, mediterranean dishes and LIVE ENETERTAINMENT six nights week. We have a beautiful Private Dining Room that can accomodate parties of up to 60 guets. Perfect for Rehearsal Dinners, Receptions, Reunions, Office Parties or any other social events. You may also enjoy dining on our beautiful screened in patio, overlooking the lagoon! We are open Monday - Saturday 5pm - until. Live Music begins nightly at 7:30. We look forward to serving you and your guests.
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