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De Soto's Seafood Kitchen

138 W 1st Ave, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-6452
+1 251-948-7294
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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138 W 1st Ave, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-6452
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We ate here for lunch before heading to the beach. Parking is easy and convenient and there is a free public lot next to the restaurant lot that you can use to park and walk to the beach. We were seated and attended to right...More

Thank haynesx4
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We came here looking for a place close to the beach. The place reminded me of the old country kitchen type restaurants. Got seated upstairs and had a pretty good view. I had the crab and shrimp bisque and it was very good. Food came...More

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Slow service- food was mediocre at best. This was my favorite restaurant in Gulf Shores, but now it's time to find another one.

Thank Waits4
Reviewed 5 days ago

We wanted to enjoy some gulf shrimp while we vacationed in Gulf Shores in April of this year. We were directed to DeSoto Kitchen and we were not disappointed! Some of the best flavorful jumbo shrimp I've had. The restaurant was homey and clean and...More

Thank pkittredge
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Manager was nice. Otherwise the wait was over an hour, staff was rude and overwhelmed. It was hot and humid inside, and very unorganized. It took us less time to eat than it did to get a table. The food was subpar for how long...More

Thank ahappyone
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our entire meal here - great service and delicious rolls! Seafood was fresh and no wait - we went early to beat dinner rush and get lunch menu - go before 3pm if possible! Lots of seating but I'm sure it fills up...More

Thank sctexas
Reviewed 1 week ago

During our vacation week, we had fabulous seafood. Desoto's was average, not bad, just no stand out. Service was good.

Thank RN1966
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the second time we've eaten here in 4 years. It was just as good as I remembered! The seafood is fresh and flavorful! The server was great! Everything came out in a timely manner. We walked right in on a Saturday evening, which...More

Thank BiehlFam4
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great restaurant with great food, weather you like seafood or not, you will be pleased with their menu. Great seafood at lunch but also meat and vegetables too. But the bread they bring to your table at the beginning is worth the trip itself! We...More

Thank Sharron B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We tried to go here our first night....big mistake. It was an hour wait. BUT, we decided to give it another try. We are glad that we did. This tome we were seated immediately. This is definitely not a fancy place...think of your favorite local...More

Thank Sarah P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 138 W 1st Ave, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-6452
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Gulf Shores
  • Phone Number: +1 251-948-7294
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