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Located at The Wharf in Orange Beach, The Intracoastal is a must-try waterfront restaurant. The patio has great views of boats rolling down the Intracoastal Waterway, plus live music and excellently prepared cuisine! more

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The newest restaurants in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach are all the buzz, but we've taste tested to our heart's content, and we're sharing our faves! more

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Bills by the Beach Comeback Shrimp

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We're detailing our favorite local spots to order a cocktail and a plate (or two) of firecracker shrimp to kick of your Coastal meal! more

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If you’re looking for exquisite barbecue during your Gulf Shores and Orange Beach vacation, the search is over! Featuring menu options like Texas Style Brisket, Blue Water BBQ Company has a must-try dish to curb your BBQ cravings. more

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Alabama Oyster Shell Recycling Program

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We can't get enough of oysters, but now, thanks to the folks at The Alabama Coastal Foundation, the humble oyster shell is helping to improve our local ecosystem! more

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Is there anything more refreshing than cool drinks on a hot beach day? These cocktails are as pretty as they are delicious, and most come with proximity to the fabulous cuisine, shopping, and all of the scenic goodness Gulf Shores and Orange Beach ha more

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Eggs, bacon, sweet pastries…breakfast may be the most important meal of the day, but on the Gulf Coast, it’s also one of the most delicious! more

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It's no surprise to those who've frequented these two Gulf Shores and Orange Beach hot spots that The Hangout and The Gulf are at the top our list of must-stop spots. more

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Ask any group of Alabama Gulf Coast locals where to get steamed Royal Red shrimp, and chances are you’re going to get instructions to head to King Neptune's Seafood Restaurant. more

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Earlier this summer we experienced the thrill of The Park at OWA, and we're just as happy to celebrate that Groovy Goat and Wahlburgers are available for our dining pleasure! more

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Alabama's Coastal Connection

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If you want to explore the small towns, downtowns, wildlife preserves, and historic spots near the coast, why not travel on Alabama’s Coastal Connection Scenic Byway? The byway provides hours of scenic, historic, delicious, and educational delights! more

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The Yard Milkshake Bar in Gulf Shores

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From epic burgers to drool-worthy desserts, our local restaurants are serving up tasty treats all day long. They’re also serving up some pretty wacky dishes, too, so we're talking 8 of the most wild – and most delicious. more

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These Gulf Shores and Orange Beach restaurants are open on Thanksgiving Day, and they’re serving up meals that rival Grandma’s cooking! more

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

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There’s something exciting about walking into a candy store, especially one that features an eclectic mix of hard to find brands...and wine and beer. more

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We took one for the team and tried Flipdaddy's in Orange Beach...the results are in and we're flipping! more

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Cook Your Catch in Gulf Shores, Alabama

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Catching fish is fun, but not everyone knows how to turn they day's big catch into a tasty dinner. Fortunately, several local restaurants will cook your catch for you. Just bring in your cleaned fish, and the chef will cook it for you! more

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Matts Homemade Ice Cream Gulf Shores

Matts Homemade Ice Cream

Calories don’t count while you’re on vacation, and that’s a good thing because down here, there are irresistible desserts lurking around every corner of Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. more

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The Shamburgers are have created a new way for the community to gather in Gulf Shores, and it's all about the beer! more

Coastal Stories

Some people call them oysters, we call them pure happiness on the halfshell. Our favorite mollusk is being served up every which way imaginable across Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. Here’s how we break down the options. more

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  • The Intracoastal Restaurant in Orange Beach

  • Coastal Restaurant in Gulf Shores Fish Platter

  • Bills by the Beach Comeback Shrimp

    Bill's by the Beach

    Bills by the Beach Comeback Shrimp