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De Soto's Seafood Kitchen

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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138 W 1st Ave, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-6452
+1 251-948-7294
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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Huron, Ohio
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We chose Grouper from the Senior's men. One fried, the other broiled. Excellent. Our waitress (Mary) was very personable and had a sense of humor. Good service. We will visit again this winter.

Thank 77Buckeye
Huntsville, Alabama
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

DeSotos is always good with large servings, good service and good value, especially the Senior Menu.

Thank nanbama
Muncie, Indiana
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57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place was recommended to us by locals as a good place to have seafood at a reasonable price. Not fancy, just good food.

Thank 57garfield55
Decatur, Alabama
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48 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We ate at Desoto's thee times while on Vacation. We love the lunch specials and you get a lot of food for your money. Many locals eat here.

Thank zjrc31
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Just spent a month in GS and this by far is the Best Place to Eat ,Best Food and Best Price.Great place for family as they has lots of options for everyone to pick from. Out of 30 days we ate here 16 ...that's how much we enjoyed it.

1 Thank RVhotrod
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Casual, feels like home. Just wish I could cook this well. No wait, server was pleasant food was yummy.

Thank Susan V
Franklin, North Carolina
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42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

De Soto's has THE BEST FRIED CRAB CLAWS. Shrimp, oysters , fried green tomatoes and crab cakes. Yum! There is so much color in this joint you just enjoy everything to go along with the great food.

Thank Judith H
Smoky Mountain, Tennessee
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323 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here for lunch and it was one of the best meals of our week! Great prices for lunch and free ice tea! Good size portions, very tasty food and super friendly staff. Liked it so much, we're going back before we head home. If you like coconut shrimp, these were some of the biggest I've had!

1 Thank Krr1975
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always go to De Soto's when staying in Gulf Shores. Everything on the menu is excellent! Love having the great selections of vegetables! Highly recommend!

1 Thank watkinsnlc
Marysville, Ohio
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192 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

DeSoto has good food BUT not great and a limited beer selection. We both had fish, grouper and flounder. Both were good but Mike's Seafood is better. They would not allow the gift card to help with the tip.

Thank Bill K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 138 W 1st Ave, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-6452
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Gulf Shores
  • Phone Number: +1 251-948-7294

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?