Where to Eat

Looking for kid-friendly dining in Gulf Shores? Maybe you need to know where to find oysters in Orange Beach or the best desserts in Gulf Shores? Whatever your taste buds are craving, we’ve got all the details about what to eat at all the Alabama Beach restaurants.

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    Crab Legs vs. Crab Claws

    Some diners love crab legs, while others prefer crab claws. Get the dish on how these two seafood favorites differ, and top spots to find them and other delicious crab delicacies along the Alabama Gulf Coast! Read more

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    5 Irresistible Burgers in Gulf Shores & Orange Beach

    As American as apple pies and baseball, the burger is plentiful on the menus of Gulf Shores and Orange Beach restaurants! Read more

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    Blazing the Bushwacker Trail

    The Bushwacker is a staple of the Gulf Coast, and has become a favorite of both locals and vacationers alike in the 40 years since it made its debut here. Get the scoop on the area’s best Bushwackers. Read more

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    Kid-Friendly Dining Options the Little Ones will Love

    We're detailing a few of our favorite spots that don’t just welcome children – they embrace them! Read more

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    King Neptune’s is the Locals’ First Choice

    If you’re looking for fresh from the Gulf seafood and a menu that seems to have no end in sight, the best advice you can get is to follow the locals. They’re sure to lead you to King Neptune’s Seafood Restaurant in the heart of Gulf Shores. Read more

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    Build Your Own Tasting Tour

    Beer, wine, and cocktails are on tap at both newcomers and Alabama Gulf Coast institutions. Read more

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    End Your Gulf Shores Nightlife Experience with These Nightcaps

    The Alabama Gulf Coast is asking if you want to come in for a nightcap—go ahead, we won’t tell. Read more

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    Shrimp All Day

    Seeking fresh-off-the-boat shrimp? When you're on the Coast you can have it your way...all the time! Read more

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    Cravin' Cajun: 3 Must-Try Spots

    Louisiana is the Alabama Gulf Coast’s culinary sister to the west, so it makes sense that Cajun and Creole flavors have infiltrated menus throughout Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. Read more

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    Still Feeling Jazzed about Sunliner Diner

    From the moment you pull into the parking lot at Sunliner Diner, you’ll feel like you’ve traveled back in time. Read more

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    5 Ways to Dine the Coastal Way

    Dining while on vacation should be relaxing, stress-free, fun, and—perhaps most importantly—delicious! Follow these tips and you should be guaranteed all of the above. Read more

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    OWA: for Family Fun

    Newer additions to OWA will have your head spinning even more than a ride on The Park’s towering Freedom Flyer. Free Non-Rider Passes, a new ride, Brandon Styles, Paula Deen's to Clash eSports Center and so much more! Read more

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    New to the Zoo: Location, Giraffes & Safari Club

    "The Little Zoo That Could" has moved to their new Gulf Shores location. Be sure to visit during your Alabama Beach Vacation. Make plans to ride the carousel, train & Soaring Eagle Zipline, feed the giraffes and enjoy a delicious meal at Safari Club. Read more

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    16 of Our Favorite Ice Cream Shops

    A beach vacation isn't complete without a break for ice cream. Good thing Gulf Shores, Orange Beach, and Foley offer so many wonderful places to indulge. Read more

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    5 Favorite Date-Night Dining Spots

    From eating out at a nice steakhouse to enjoying fresh seafood while taking in views of the Gulf, our coastal communities offer a wide range of dining options. Here are 5 fan-favorite spots for the ultimate date-night experience. Read more

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    These Cheeseburgers ARE Paradise

    How do you build the perfect beach vacation cheeseburger? We’ve got our picks for great cheeseburger locations on the Alabama Gulf Coast to get your juicy, melty, ooey-gooey adventure started. The answer is in the story. Read more

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    5 Ways to Treat Yourself at Kayden’s Candy Factory

    When on vacation relax and…smell the chocolate and treat yourself to some! Or how about coffee, donuts, an ice cream scoop (or banana split) or a glass of wine. You can get all that plus play some arcade games too at Kayden's in Orange Beach. Read more

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    Classic Club Sandwich at Sunliner Diner

    Travel Back in Time at Sunliner Diner

    If the 1950s is something that strikes your fancy then slip on your blue suede shoes and head on over to the Sunliner Diner in Gulf Shores for some '50s fun and good food! Read more

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    Why You Should Be Dining & Playing at The Hangout

    The Hangout tells the culinary tale of the ideal family-friendly restaurant that leaves both adults and children wanting to return again and again. Read more

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    Off the Eaten Path

    In search of a great meal during your beach vacation? There are plenty of wonderful choices on the Gulf Coast! These gems are a little less known, so you have to venture out a few more miles, but we’ve gathered some of our favorites for your journey. Read more

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