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Lighthouse Restaurant

12495 County Road 23, Bayou La Batre, AL 36544-4063
+1 251-824-2500
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“crab claws” (59 reviews)
“seafood platter” (12 reviews)
“baked potato” (7 reviews)
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12495 County Road 23, Bayou La Batre, AL 36544-4063
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our dearest friends from Mobile, Alabama suggested we meet for supper at The Lighthouse. What a great suggestion! Menu was enormous!!! I ate gumbo and oyster poboy!!! My husband ate a delicious platter of oysters, shrimp, crab claws!!! We will return to this fabulous restaurant!!!

Thank CathyP1953
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We always take our guests to The Lighthouse. The seafood is fresh and the diner ambiance is actually old and kinda fun. Excellent and large crab claws. All dishes we’ve tried were tasty. Highlights are the homemade dressings and the senior menu is a great...More

Thank cindyannsmith
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

My husband and I ate here on the recommendation of a fellow RVer at the park we are staying. We had a late lunch, so the restaurant wasn't busy at all. We sat down and our server came promptly to get our drink order. She...More

Thank Zoogirl13
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

We love the mullet here but they haven't had it the last two trips. So we punted and had fried oysters and the senior catfish. If you aren't super hungry, the senior menu is the best deal around. Both the catfish and the oysters were...More

Thank cindyannsmith
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Excellent food. The waitress helped us make our decisions and gave good suggestions. very reasonably priced and the local flavor made it fun

Thank slas86
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Mouth watering, delicious crab claws that make you squeal in delight with a healthy serving of southern hospitality! Our friend brought us to this local favorite of hers and we were not disappointed. Try going "off peak" hours. We were seated with no waiting. prompt,...More

Thank Tracy A
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

We went out with my inlaws for dinner with plans for only crab claws. We've been here several times and they're always HUGE and plentiful. This trip was no different. Taste is delicious and it's not all stuffing. The claws look like little drumettes. Gotta...More

Thank Dwight Lisa D N
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

My family and I drive to Mobile every couple of months to eat at the Lighthouse. The food is always excellent. The waitresses are always friendly and accommodating. The meal I had Saturday night was excellent as always. The seafood was fried perfectly. The beer...More

Thank Don P
Reviewed 20 July 2017

This is a regular place for us - pretty much a local place and the food is excellent. Fried seafood platters all tasty and good - nothing fancy just good food. Oysters were excellent and the portions are very good. We will be back!

Thank docbob3
Reviewed 22 June 2017

The Lighthouse has by far the best crab claws you will ever eat. They are very large. Much larger than you would normally find in a restaurant. The service is always good. It can get packed on weekend nights, so plan ahead. The Stuffed Shrimp,...More

Thank SaltwaterRambler
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12495 County Road 23, Bayou La Batre, AL 36544-4063
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Bayou La Batre
  • Phone Number: +1 251-824-2500
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