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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%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“steak” (87 reviews)
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1140 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-5913
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Has been around forever and quality and service has remained excellent. We had a steak and broiled seafood platter. Both excellent. Great service. Upscale dining. Prices are really not all that bad when you take into consideration the hole in the wall type places are...More

Thank thomastI5977JJ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was such a romantic place... I loved the atmosphere! The music was romantic, and really set the scene for the amazing time you will have. We had the stuffed chicken with a salad and baked potato and my husband had the filet medium well...More

Thank susanbV8536OC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I can't wait to return to this family-owned restaurant. Ingredients are fresh, local and everything we ordered was delicious. It was chicken and grouper this visit but beef is at the top of my wish list for the next meal.

Thank HeyMaggie55
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really really expensive! I'm good with pricey if the food is worth it but this one was not. Salad consisted of brown lettuce, 2 tomatoes, and dressing. A steak dinner was $34 and it was un- seasoned and not cooked well (medium should have pink...More

Thank MommajamezTN
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

They hosted my daughters wedding reception and they were awsome. The food was fabulous and the service was 1st class. They helped in everyway possible and when we go back to Gulf Shores we will return to the restaurant again. Thanks for all you did...More

Thank Don F
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Our family enjoyed a wonderful meal on our last night in Gulf Shores. It is a little more upscale than your average beach place but not too upscale to take children to. Our kids loved all of the things offered on the kids menu. The...More

Thank Debbie C
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Our food was good but from the moment we walked in to the time we walked out was 2 hours and 50 minutes. (We had a party of 4) Our wait was 55 mins after being told 15-20. Some friends had suggested this place so...More

Thank jillann412
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Had a great dinner here. I got the chicken parm. Came in a large portion, good. Waiter was friendly and funny at times which I personally like so kudos to him.

Thank Erwizard
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

The food was very good. Sam our server was very pleasant and attentive. The atmosphere is very nice, the dress casual nice Will definitely go back!

Thank AuntBeeb
Reviewed 22 June 2017

My date for the evening wanted steak on our last night at the beach. I looked online and Nolan's had been chosen #1 in the area. When we walked in I knew it was going to be expensive. As it was the last night there,...More

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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
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
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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