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Original Oyster House

3733 Battleship Pkwy, Hwy 90, Spanish Fort, AL 36527-9335
+1 251-626-2188
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Grill, Healthy, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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3733 Battleship Pkwy, Hwy 90, Spanish Fort, AL 36527-9335
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We often stop for lunch in Mobile Bay Area on our way to beach. Brian waited on us on Tuesday for a late lunch & was simply delightful! Our meals were quiet tasty...but our conversation with Brian made the stop special. Today on our way...More

Thank Redheadedgardener
Cecilia M, Guest Relations Manager at Original Oyster House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there, Thank you for your wonderful feedback! We are glad to see that you enjoyed the food - especially the Grilled Shrimp Tacos, Oysters on the Half Shell, and Grilled Shrimp - and received exceptional service. It is great to see that you took...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Disappointed to see that oysters were not on the lunch menu of the oyster house. So I paid the dinner price bc I really wanted fried oysters. But they were mostly inedible. They were overlooked and chewy having not been prepared properly. And small... I...More

Thank Tina Y
Cecilia M, Guest Relations Manager at Original Oyster House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Tina, While we are glad to see that you enjoyed our Salad Bar and received friendly service, we apologize for your less than positive experience at our restaurant. Please know we take our customers’ feedback seriously and are looking into your concerns. In an...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

As evacuees from Florida due to Irma we had a Alabama friend that recommdend this place to us. We fell in love with it. Miss Pam behind the bar took stellar care of us both times we visited. The grilled oysters were super yummy as...More

Thank mrsogni
Cecilia M, Guest Relations Manager at Original Oyster House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there, Thank you for your wonderful feedback! We are glad to see that you all were safely in Alabama and enjoyed the food. Giving back to our community is so important to us! We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wife wanted oysters and we heard this was the place. Right on the bay and just down from the Alabama. It was Sunday night of Labor Day weekend so we had maybe a 20 minute wait. She had her half dozen oysters at the bar...More

Thank Glnin T
Cecilia M, Guest Relations Manager at Original Oyster House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there, Thank you for your feedback! We are glad to see that you both enjoyed the food. We appreciate the recommendation and look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and great atmosphere for kids. They have a playground underneath so the kids can play before or after dinner.

Thank msm177vball
Cecilia M, Guest Relations Manager at Original Oyster House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there, Thank you for your feedback! We are glad to see that you enjoyed the food and atmosphere. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visit here every time we are in Mobile. It's a great place to have lunch after an Airboat Express ride.

Thank dean65627
Cecilia M, Guest Relations Manager at Original Oyster House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there, Thank you for your feedback and for choosing us when you are in town. We look forward to your next visit!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Blown away surprised at how great the fish and everything else was in this restaurant. First visit, but certainly return when in area again. Eat fish other places, lived in FL for awhile and ate fish there. Also vacation in FL and AL so have...More

Thank Kay S
Cecilia M, Guest Relations Manager at Original Oyster House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Kay, Thank you for you kind feedback! It is wonderful to see that you all enjoyed the food and received exceptional service. We appreciate you taking the time to tell us about your visit and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Service was fine, food was okay, and atmosphere nothing to jump up and down about. It's a seafood place, so it had plenty of that.Not a lot of options if you are wanting something besides seafood. We sat down, and as I went to the...More

Thank tshdr
Cecilia M, Guest Relations Manager at Original Oyster House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there, Thank you for your feedback. We are glad to see that you enjoyed our Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Pie and Famous Cheese Grits. Our priority is to provide great food and experience - we apologize that you did not receive that. We hope...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic seafood. Good taste. The waitress is fast and smiling. Highly recommended. Muy buena comida realmente fantástica. Altamente recomendada. The best im the area. Lo mejor del area.

Thank ivoo30
Cecilia M, Guest Relations Manager at Original Oyster House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there, Thank you for your kind feedback! We are glad to see that you enjoyed the food and received friendly service. We appreciate the recommendation and look forward to your next visit!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely adore grilled oysters! Not so much from the Original Oyster House. After driving five hours we were excited about having the best grilled oysters around. Firstly four of my dozen grilled had shell chips in them. Big chips....the garlic was too heavy and Parmesan...More

Thank Pam363103
Cecilia M, Guest Relations Manager at Original Oyster House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello there, We apologize for your less than positive experience at our restaurant. We appreciate you telling us about your visit as it provides us the opportunity to improve. Our priority is to providing our customers the best food and service possible. Please know we...More

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Sharon H
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Hi Sharon, Unfortunately, we do not allow pets.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3733 Battleship Pkwy, Hwy 90, Spanish Fort, AL 36527-9335
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Spanish Fort
  • Phone Number: +1 251-626-2188
  • E-mail
Description
Opening its first location in Gulf Shores in 1983, the Original Oyster House restaurant quickly expanded and opened its second restaurant two years later on the Mobile Causeway. It soon became known as a Gulf Coast favorite for panoramic waterfront sunsets on the Mobile Delta, fresh Gulf Coast seafood and award-winning gumbo. Classics such as hand-battered fried crab claws, blackened Mahi and fire-grilled Gulf oysters kept locals and visitors coming back for more. A visit usually includes kids on the playground, seafood platters and Southern hospitality. Along with its take-out, homemade desserts and seafood gumbo, the Original Oyster House has been sending alligators home in kid's meals, and gives back to our community in sponsorships and donations. It has been recognized for its environmental practices including converting its fry oil into biofuel to transport, its solar water heaters and the only wind turbine on the Causeway, which generates electricity when winds reach 8 miles an hour or more. in 2016, the Original Oyster House piloted Alabama's FIRST Oyster Shell Recycling Program.
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