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Shrimp Basket

301 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-6461
+1 251-948-7687
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fried shrimp” (128 reviews)
“seafood” (139 reviews)
“fries” (121 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
301 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-6461
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

You just can't beat the shrimp basket! Great food & it won't break the bank! Every visit to the beach must include a shrimp basket stop! They have daily specials that could be all you can eat shrimp or fish. They also have great po-boys....More

Thank rolltider35
Reviewed 4 days ago

If you're here for a week choose Tuesday for the all you can eat steamed shrimp. Best steamed shrimp and the price is right! Servers are fast & friendly and the hostess cleans up quickly making it a nice environment to eat in! Outside deck...More

Thank Joe F
Reviewed 5 days ago

Not impressed. First they jam you right next to others where it was impossible to move and overheard every conversation from every table around you. The view was the busiest street and a souvenir shop. All fried food and had no taste. Mixed drinks and...More

Thank Edge71
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The food was awesome. I had the Etouffee and it was full of flavor with just the right spice. We started with the Boom Boom Shrimp which are some of the best around.

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place to stop. Food was delivered quickly and was fresh, hot. The wait staff was friendly, Would recommend here.

Thank nascarmikeb
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here twice. Once for lunch and again for dinner. Both meals were very good. The wait staff was polite and attentive. You can choose patio seating which is great for people watching or sit inside. We did both.

Thank Marilyn N
Reviewed 1 week ago

While on our beach trip, we ate at four different Shrimp Baskets. We loved sitting on the patio. We love the fried shrimp and crawfish. It was delicious!!!

Thank Janet L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Plenty of food for money. Especially like to carry out to eat at condo when just too lazy to dress and eat out after day in sun.

Thank Emily P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely the place to go for good shrimp (& sides). The new potatoes, shrimp slaw are the perfect sides. I come to Gulf Shores every year & eat at the Shrimp Basket almost every day for lunch. Very laid back & comfortable atmosphere & always...More

Thank sstoecker
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have had good fried shrimp here, and it's very casual so a cover up over beach attire is okay. Ordered a pina colada, but was served a daiquiri... not the same thing! I don't know if they don't know how to make a pina colada,...More

Thank IslandHoppingAgain
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Kathy B
Is there a happy hour?
4 July 2016|
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Response from donna d | Reviewed this property |
No, most local places do not have a happy hour.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-6461
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Gulf Shores
  • Phone Number: +1 251-948-7687
  • E-mail
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