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Bill's by the Beach
Price range: USD 1 - USD 2
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Bill's by the Beach, where you will enjoy fantastic beach views, our fresh and innovative menu, casual ambiance and warm hospitality. As featured on Food Network's Beach Eats USA, Bill's by the Beach serves more fresh wild-caught seafood than any other restaurant in Gulf Shores. Savor fresh seafood, tender steaks, juicy hamburgers, innovative soups & salads, craft beers and fine wine. Our vision is to create a high quality, beach causal atmosphere where locals and visitors alike may enjoy great culinary experiences in keeping with the best Gulf Shores has to offer. Our restaurant occupies a unique space full of regional character with beautiful unobstructed views of the white sands beach of Gulf Shores and the Gulf of Mexico. We welcome you to our restaurant and truly hope that you enjoy your experience. Join us at sunset for cocktails and live music on the open air deck at The Turtle Bar or The Turtle Nest.
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Stopped in while on vacation had lunch on the deck the food is just outstanding and the service is great too. Definitely recommend!

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Rachel c
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

The food wasn't bad and the drink specials were great, but the gal who took our name for a table (she was older with gray/silver hair & might have been the manager or owner) was rude ~ maybe she was having a bad day or just doesn't like her job, but she never once smiled and acted as though we were putting her out when we asked for a table. There was no one else waiting for a table, as it was just before the dinner rush, but she was not at all hospitable. Thankfully, she only seated us, as another gal was our waitress (she was super nice) Again, the food wasn't bad, but I doubt we go back. There are many bars/restaurants on the main drag that I'm sure would be happy to have our business.

Date of visit: March 2018
5  Thank Kerrie W
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Reviewed 24 March 2018

My wife and I decided to go to Bill's for a third time as we wanted to visit old haunts from the past four years. We enjoyed sitting by a window overlooking the public beach and both of us ordered Bill's "Best Burger on the Beach" with bacon and a couple of sides. We eat seafood almost daily as we live on Perdido Key, so we wanted something different. The food was VERY good (nice beef blend for the burgers), the service was personable, the serving sizes were large and the hostess was very nice and funny. We even had live entertainment as we saw the police ticket three vehicles across the street that were parked in a "Busses Only" section. The drivers were not as amused as we were, LOL. All in all, it was a very nice, relaxing luncheon in Gulf Shores. We'll return.

Date of visit: March 2018
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1  Thank Michael R
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Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

First visit to this restaurant was excellent! Our server was great with the kids and made sure each dish was delivered as ordered. Absolutely try the goat cheese grits and shrimp! The Surf and Turf entree was perfection! We would go back for the delicious fried chicken alone!

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank stevend546
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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

We visit Gulf Shores every year for spring break.
I wanted to try a place we had not been to before.
Looking at reviews we came across Bill's by the Beach.
The reviews were amazing so we decided to give them a try.
We were truly impressed with the entire experience from start to finish.
The waiter a young guy was fantastic very knowledgeable and very nice.
As pictured I ordered grilled shrimp, succotash, and Mac N Cheese.
It was amazing.
The rest of the family's meals were just as amazing.
My son got catch of day fish po boy
My husband got oyster po boy
Our friend got blackened shrimp, grits, asparagus

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank Kimberly D
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