Local Cuisine ~ Gulf Shores, AL Restaurants
Gulf Shores & Orange Beach, Alabama offer an enormous variety of dining establishments catering to almost any taste you can think of, seafood restaurants being the most popular. Fresh from local waters, fried, grilled; poached, stuffed, baked, or seared seafood is cooked to perfection and served with tasty tartar sauce, hush puppies, and coleslaw. This tops the menus at some of the most popular Gulf Shores and Orange Beach restaurants. Not in the mood for seafood? No problem! Have a thick, juicy steak and potatoes or a mouth-watering burger and fries cooked just how you like it! Gulf Shores’ and Orange Beach restaurants serve everything from pizza and pasta to Southern-fried chicken and turnip greens. You can dine in elegance on cuisine prepared by a nationally recognized chef, or casually eat in the open air on the deck at a waterfront grill. Restaurants range from family-friendly casual overlooking the beach to white-tablecloth eateries with extensive wine lists and elegant menus that change with the seasons. Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, Alabama have a wide array of nightlife entertainment too.
From live bands with dance floors, to classy hotel lounges & laid-back beach bars, whatever you’re in the mood for, we got it! Don’t be surprised when you discover some of the best food selections and live bands available on the Gulf Coast. Click here to check out an extensive list of some of the best food establishments around before dining in Gulf Shores . We recommend you stop by Mikee’s Seafood to try some of their amazing seafood gumbo; Lulu’s at Homeport Marina (Jimmy Buffet’s sister) to have a gigantic grilled chicken salad, and The Original Oyster House for some famous Fried Green Tomatoes. The exclusive southern-style cooking you will devour in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, Alabama is so distinguished and divine, it is sure to knock your socks off! Some of the other restaurants with great food are “De Sotos” or “Rib & Reds” or “The Shrimp Basket” or “Nolan’s” or ‘The Gulf Shores Steamer” or “Docs Seafood Shack and Oyster Bar” or “Live Bait Food & Spirits” or “Papa Rocco’s” and “Wolf Bay Lodge“. If you prefer to watching the waves washing upon the beach while you eat, try “The Pink Pony Pub”, “Sea N Suds”, “The Hangout” or “The Flora-Bama” famous for the annual “Mullet Toss”.