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Tamara's Downtown

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104 N Section St, Fairhope, AL 36532
+1 251-929-2219
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 09:30 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food but we waited forever for drinks, bread, food, etc. had the grouper and it was decent. Nice staff but the waiting was too much

Thank baileyshook
Killingworth, Connecticut
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236 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An explosion of flavor from the appetizers through dessert. Friendly warm staff greet you and are attentive while not overbearing. Best overall meal we have had in a long time...worth every penny. Fried avocado appetizer with a panko crust was fantastic. Every choice had a unique flavor.

Thank Charles_Schuchert
Lisle, Illinois
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

We visited Tamara’s for lunch on a Fall Saturday. It’s a charming restaurant in downtown Fairhope, casual but comfortable, with both a bar and main seating area. Its menu offers a large variety of options that should please most anyone. Our server was both efficient and very knowledgeable about the menu. I chose the gumbo for starters, and it was... More 

Thank Waterengineer3728
Traverse City, Michigan
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462 reviews
244 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Very nice atmosphere. A very nicely put together menu selection and the staff are very pleasant. Higher end restaurant. Quaint

Thank Joseph L
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

We had a large group and stumbled onto this restaurant because our original choice was closed. They were very accommodating, had a great environment with uniquely hung art, a delicious wince selection and frat food. I got the seared scallops which were amazingly done! They were fast with service, accurate on both food and bills splits, and very friendly.

Thank Elen C
Hiawassee, Georgia
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55 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Delightful! We had the Reuben egg roll, crab soup, gumbo, escargot, crab cakes, and salmon. It was all out of this world. Even the side veggies were so good I chose a last bite of those! Sandra was a fabulous server. Definitely coming back when next I'm in Fairhope.

Thank Janet M
Fairhope, Alabama
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

The only thing one can say about the food is they serve large portions. If that makes you happy, this place will suffice. Tamara's Downtown is over-priced; mediocre food is served... eventually. Too many other great options in Fairhope.

Thank TessaBD
Altamonte Springs, Florida
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

So haven't been back to Fairhope in several years and had never eaten at Tamara's Downtown. Came in around 6pm on Sunday night. No problem getting seated. Our server Ivan was very prompt and attentive throughout the meal. Started with the Avocado Fries. Very unique and flavorful. Bread was also provided and was nice and warm. However, it was not... More 

Thank KBR0229
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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77 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Stopped by for lunch on Friday around 12:15. It wasn't crowded but when we left it was. I had the cheesy shrimp and grits with Conecuh sausage and bacon gravy. The lunch portion was very large. My husband had panko crusted catfish over cheese grits. He also has a cup of gumbo and we had baked Brie. Can you say... More 

Thank Claire B
Gulfport, Mississippi
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

We saw the rating on Trip Advisor and I totally agree with the high ratings. We ate here for lunch. Very comfortable atmosphere and such friendly staff! They helped narrow down the menu because everything looked good. We started with the artichoke dip and the pita wedges which are addictive! It's a must have! The shrimp and grits were so... More 

Thank Cathie C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
09:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 104 N Section St, Fairhope, AL 36532
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Fairhope
  • Phone Number: +1 251-929-2219

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