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Camellia Cafe

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61 N Section St, Fairhope, AL 36532-2215
+1 251-928-4321
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 17:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent food and atmosphere. You won't be disappointed. Great wine list too. Chef and proprietor Ryan Glass is first class!

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Thank Kate M
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Reviewed 29 January 2017

The selection is varied and utilizes the best of seasonal and local ingredients. Good wine selection. The wait staff is friendly, knowledgeable and attentive. There is a nice bar for having a drink and appetizer or for a single traveler to enjoy dinner. I was able to sample many items from the menu and I really wanted it to be... More 

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Thank Shannon G
Chipley, Florida
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46 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

The food is excellent here and the bartender, Tavvy, is the best. I had the scallops and creme brûlée. This cafe comes highly recommended.

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Thank Geewhiz1349
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Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Camellia Cafe is our favorite restaurant in Fairhope. The atmosphere is great. Wait staff is always very attentive. And the food is always excellent! I enjoyed the duck breast and my wife had the flat iron steak. We always try to visit Camellias any time we are in Fairhope.

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New York City, United States
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3 reviews
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

I've tried to recreate this salad, but just can't seem to make it as good as Camellia Cafe! Maybe one of the best things I've ever eaten. This place is a must!

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Thank Rebecca Ann M
Fairhope, Alabama
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Had been here at their soft opening and did not feel the food hit the mark. We were a party of eight and everone way impressed with the wonderful food, excellent staff and great service. It does get a little noisy but otherwise a great experience.

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Thank Weekenders36532
Fayetteville, GA
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79 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

I had never been to Fairhope Al but this trip for the Thanksgiving holiday was a surprise. Not only was the service excellent, but the food was beyond good. The salmon dish was the best my wife has ever eaten. The crab cake appetizer to die for. I suggest if you are in this area to be sure to make... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Just moved to Fairhope and our first night ended here with no expectations, wow, we had a wonderful dinner. Attentive staff, great cocktails and wine recommendations. Food was amazing and fresh

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Thank Rick R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Very helpful and friendly staff. Excellent service and incredible food. Some of the best fish dishes ever!

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Thank Julie I
Fairhope, Alabama
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 25 September 2016

This restaurant is relatively small so you will need to make reservations. The food is perfectly prepared with tasty choices for every preference and the service is friendly and accommodating. Each visit has provided a good meal and a good time.

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Thank Brenda R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Tuesday
17:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 21:30
Thursday
17:30 - 21:30
Friday
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61 N Section St, Fairhope, AL 36532-2215
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Fairhope
  • Phone Number: +1 251-928-4321

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?