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Doc's Seafood Shack and Oyster Bar

) #7 of 90 Restaurants in Orange Beach ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, , Seafood
26029 Canal Rd, Orange Beach, AL 36561
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“fried shrimp” (282 reviews)
“seafood” (210 reviews)
“fries” (169 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood
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26029 Canal Rd, Orange Beach, AL 36561
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I loved this place. We got there early to beat the rush. We had grilled shrimp, fried shrimp and chicken they were all great.

Thank JAEFamily
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was yet another Fantastic trip to Doc's. Best Fried Shrimp in the Civilized World...this is TRUE!! How do they make it so good?! The shrimp is cooked to perfection and the breading is wonderful. Great dinner by all! It's just sooo good! GO!!

Thank jensig73
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We've driven past Doc's a number of times and it always looked too crowded for a reasonable wait. However, with other places closed on a Sunday night we decided to risk it and poke our heads in. We lucked out. Two of the seven chairs...More

Thank Jeffrey D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place is in the genre of classic American fried seafood. Very good fried seafood, grilled shrimp were outstanding too. Generous portions and fresh horseradish at the table is nice. It gets busy so eat early if you don't want a wait. I gave 4...More

Thank MediumPIMPN
Reviewed 2 days ago

We go to both the Gulf Shore's and Orange Beach locations. Great service and best shrimp and hush puppies around!

Thank Corey P
Reviewed 3 days ago

Went there for an early dinner and the place was packed...it was a good sign. Since there were only two of us, we were seated fairly quickly. The oysters were huge. Some of the best fried shrimp my hubby has ever had. I loved that...More

Thank ekmomforever
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a bit of a wait and you have to sit or stand outside during your wait. That was the ONLY downside. The food is delicious and service was top notch!

Thank Mirandi W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great old style Gulf seafood. Go early or there will be a wait. We were lucky and ate at the bar. Make your own cocktail sauce. Everything was delicious.

Thank Nancy Thacker G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Our first time at Doc's. It was packed as usual. We have been by it mamy times and wanted to try it. The wait was said to be 45 min but it eas varely 30 min until seated. An added plus was they had pagers...More

Thank garywT6494PW
Reviewed 1 week ago

The typical hole-in-wall delicious restaurant. My in-laws have been staying in Orange Beach for years. This is one of the first local places they took me the first time I came. We eat here at least twice on every vacation. I highly recommend lunch both...More

Thank Amy M
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Terry H
3 July 2016|
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Response from nanaandpop2015 | Reviewed this property |
No get there early. First come first served. If only a couple look for bar seating! Great way to talk with locals!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26029 Canal Rd, Orange Beach, AL 36561
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Orange Beach
  • Phone Number: 251-967-4800
Tantalize your taste buds with a taste of the Gulf Coast from Doc's Seafood Shack & Oyster Bar - Seafood Menu. Try one of our two locations in either Orange Beach or Gulf Shores featuring fresh seafood, and generous seafood platter portions. Offering tasty entrees, including, freshly cooked seafood, Doc's world famous fried shrimp, seafood platters, fried fish, seafood gumbo, raw oysters, chicken fingers, onion rings, cold draft beer and big ol' deep water royal red shrimp, plus more.
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