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Shrimp Basket

) #38 of 541 Restaurants in Mobile ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Seafood
5405 Highway 90 W, Mobile, AL 36619-4219
+1 251-602-8447
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good43%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Seafood
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5405 Highway 90 W, Mobile, AL 36619-4219
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We tried the Shrimp Basket at Gulf Shores and loved it. So we tried this one and it still was what we expected. It did not have the ambiance of the beach but the food was still tasty. My wife had the grilled whitefish platter...More

Thank Donald H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was okay and that's about it. I have been a couple of times to this location and once my stuffed crab was still frozen on the inside, the other time my boiled shrimp were sticking to the shells and extremely too salty. They...More

Thank MarandaLeigh
Reviewed 11 June 2017

i went there with a family group and really enjoyed it. they played oldies music that made me tap my foot lol. i had fried shrimp and catfish basket and it was delicious and cooked just right. the sides of beans and rice was a...More

Thank Doug V
Reviewed 22 May 2017

This southern girl loves shrimp and she loves grits so why not put them together? So that is what I ordered at the Shrimp Basket. Extremely tasty dish which I ate every bite. Husband had shrimp Po' boy sandwich with fries. There was enough to...More

1  Thank TexasCatBird
Reviewed 28 April 2017

We've eaten at Shrimp Basket before and loved it! The service was great, the food excellent. Grilled Shrimp on a Bed of Rice with Bread Sticks and slaw. Hummm Good!! The Margarita was excellent also.

Thank Barbara H
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Loved this place! Wasn't fancy but it was sure good. Loved the shrimp coleslaw. My husband's fish was hot and delishous. He said it couldn't have been better. I had the shrimp basket (go figure) and it was wonderful also.

Thank sumsci
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

We ate until we could eat no more. When we arrived, the place was packed, and no one had food. We spent one and a half hours here on our way home to New Orleans from Destin. I normally love their white fish topped with...More

Thank JBernard20
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Okay place to eat. Wanted something local not a big chain. Although the inside is nothing much, the atmosphere was very relaxed. The waitress was nice and helpful. I had the grilled shrimp poboy. It was good although nothing amazing. All in all it was...More

Thank Hosea G
Caitlin C, General Manager at Shrimp Basket, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

Hi Hosea, while we are glad you chose us to dine at, we hate to hear that you did not fully enjoy your meal! We hope you will come back and give us a second chance. We suggest trying one of our baskets!

Reviewed 25 January 2017

This place served such good catfish that we ate here twice.Generous portions and well priced. Quick service and inexpensive draft beer.

Thank b p
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Nothing fancy to look at, inside or out.... but the food is delicious and reasonably priced. Many options available for most dinners, including choice of boiled, broiled or fried. I enjoyed the boiled shrimp dinner with traditional corn on the cob and red potatoes, all...More

Thank jyates34
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Response from Texasrangers | Reviewed this property |
The original is located on hwy 59 about 4 blocks from the gulf in Gulf Shores. It's on the right @ the corner of 2nd street and 59. We have eaten at 8 or 10 sites since first trying the one in Foley a week after the 9/11... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5405 Highway 90 W, Mobile, AL 36619-4219
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Mobile
  • Phone Number: +1 251-602-8447
Our menu encompasses a great variety of original seafood and local favorites. Ranging from shrimp, fish, crab claws, and crawfish, we also provide po-boys, chicken, and sandwiches for land lovers. Don't forget about our specialty Roasted Red Pepper Bama Sauce over Fettuccine pasta! The goal at the Shrimp Basket is to provide enjoyable, affordable service to each and every one of our guests at whichever restaurant they choose to dine in. This is accomplished by our professional and well-trained staff working together to ensure that your memories are the best that they can be at the Shrimp Basket. It is no surprise that our popularity has magnified among locals and tourists alike as we continue to expand along the Gulf Coast. We are grillin', steamin', and fryin' for you!
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