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Original Oyster House

3733 Battleship Pkwy, HWY 90, Spanish Fort, AL 36527-9335
+1 251-626-2188
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  • Excellent50%
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  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Seafood, Grill, Healthy, Gluten Free Options
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3733 Battleship Pkwy, HWY 90, Spanish Fort, AL 36527-9335
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Reviewed yesterday

We had the Uber driver take us to the place next door, but when we got out they were having some sort of fundraiser with everything over sterno so we trapsed through the parking lot, around the Big Fish and landed at the Original Oyster...More

Thank MrTInThePlaceToBe
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went as a family and there was something for everybody! I had the catch of the day which was flounder. It was perfectly cooked, there were multiple side options and they were fabulous, my meal left no room for dessert!!! They didn't serve bread before...More

Thank Ashley A
Cecilia M, Guest Relations Manager at Original Oyster House, responded to this review

Hi Ashley, Thank you for your feedback. We appreciate you taking the time to share your wonderful experience with us. We are glad to see that you enjoyed the food, especially the flounder, and received friendly service. We hope to serving you again soon!

Reviewed 5 days ago

Great staff. Generous portions. If you dont like fried, they offer grilled, etc. Always fresh . Oysters are my favorite. Grilled are terrific but then so are the po boys! A varied selection of adult beverages with some nice wines at reasonable prices. Not fancy...More

Thank WESTWOOD59
Cecilia M, Guest Relations Manager at Original Oyster House, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for your kind words. We are glad to see that you enjoyed the food - from the Oysters to the Po' Boy - and received friendly service. We hope to serve you again soon!

Reviewed 5 days ago

After completing a tour with the Airboat Express company at the same location, we ate lunch at the Original Oyster House. The charbroiled oysters were great, as were the other items we had from the menu. This was our second or third time to eat...More

Thank Maddrake
Cecilia M, Guest Relations Manager at Original Oyster House, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to provide such great feedback. We are glad to see that you enjoyed the food - especially the Oysters - and received friendly service. We appreciate your continued patronage and hope to serve you again soon!

Reviewed 5 days ago

This is definitely a tourist spot. However, the food and service are good. Grilled oysters are wonderful. I like other places better for their gumbo. The servers work hard to make dining a good experience and the water view is great. We had a bonus...More

Thank John M
Cecilia M, Guest Relations Manager at Original Oyster House, responded to this review

Hi John, Thank you for your feedback. We are glad to see that you enjoyed the food -especially the Fire Grilled Oysters - and received friendly service. We hope to serve you again soon!

Reviewed 5 days ago

Been to this place many times over the years, found myself coming back. Oyster on the half shelves are always good. I've had experiences in other places but never here (such as gotten sick after having raw oyster). Love the shrimp and grits. Rice and...More

Thank CXGTraveler
Cecilia M, Guest Relations Manager at Original Oyster House, responded to this review

Hi there! Thank you for your feedback. We are glad to see that you enjoy the food - especially the Oysters on the Half Shell and the Shrimp and Grits. We appreciate your continued patronage and look forward to serving you again.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We stopped here on a bus tour to the battleship. They readily accommodated our large group and efficiently served us. The seafood selection was extensive with many varieties of oyster preparations as well as other seafood. Not many non-seafood options. Be sure to save room...More

Thank Bill C
Cecilia M, Guest Relations Manager at Original Oyster House, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for your feedback. We are glad to see that you enjoyed the food - especially the Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Pie - and received friendly service! We hope to serve you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped on our way to Florida, we always plan our trip to eat a Kate lunch on our trips. Food is always good, great gumbo and fried crab claws. Seafood is top notch and service is good. Wonderful view of the river leading to Mobile...More

Thank Dpepes
Cecilia M, Guest Relations Manager at Original Oyster House, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for dining with us during your travels and providing wonderful feedback! We are glad to see that you enjoyed the food - from the Seafood Gumbo to the Fried Crab Claws - and received friendly service. We look forward to serving...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My party and I stopped in here for lunch after taking the air boat ride. The seafood was amazing. The Grilled Oysters were awesome. Reasonable on prices. Would recommend

Thank Loula D
Cecilia M, Guest Relations Manager at Original Oyster House, responded to this review

Hi Loula, Thank you for taking the time to provide such great feedback! We are glad to see that you enjoyed the food - especially the Fire Grilled Oysters. We hope to serve you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our First time visitors from Florida-Loved it! Yes a Big Restaurant-we went on a Wednesday evening! Service was great with a knowledgeable server! Every course we ordered the food was great-a defiant re-visit! Tip-Get there early!!!

Thank David R
Cecilia M, Guest Relations Manager at Original Oyster House, responded to this review

Hi David! Thank you for the feedback! We are glad to see that you enjoyed the food and received friendly service. We hope to serve you again next time you are in town!

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Sharon H
Do you allow dogs on the outside patio?
19 January 2017|
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Response from Cecilia M | Property representative |
Hi Sharon, Unfortunately, we do not allow pets.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 20
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3733 Battleship Pkwy, HWY 90, Spanish Fort, AL 36527-9335
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Spanish Fort
  • Phone Number: +1 251-626-2188
  • E-mail
Description
Opening its first location in Gulf Shores in 1983, the Original Oyster House restaurant quickly expanded and opened its second restaurant two years later on the Mobile Causeway. It soon became known as a Gulf Coast favorite for panoramic waterfront sunsets on the Mobile Delta, fresh Gulf Coast seafood and award-winning gumbo. Classics such as hand-battered fried crab claws, blackened Mahi and fire-grilled Gulf oysters kept locals and visitors coming back for more. A visit usually includes kids on the playground, seafood platters and Southern hospitality. Along with its take-out, homemade desserts and seafood gumbo, the Original Oyster House has been sending alligators home in kid's meals, and gives back to our community in sponsorships and donations. It has been recognized for its environmental practices including converting its fry oil into biofuel to transport, its solar water heaters and the only wind turbine on the Causeway, which generates electricity when winds reach 8 miles an hour or more. in 2016, the Original Oyster House piloted Alabama's FIRST Oyster Shell Recycling Program.