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Doc's Seafood Shack and Oyster Bar

1140 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-5913
+1 251-967-4800
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good25%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“fried shrimp” (98 reviews)
“seafood” (83 reviews)
“onion rings” (5 reviews)
Closes in 12 min
11:00 - 22:00 Hours
American, Bar, Seafood
££ - £££
1140 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-5913
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We’ve been coming to Orange Beach for years but this was the first time we visited Doc’s. Great “dive” with friendly service and we’ll prepared seafood served with a smile. Gotta go with the fried shrimp.

Thank jennymacfuq
Reviewed 1 week ago

Some of the best fried seafood I’ve ever had. Never fails. Great service. Go early so you won’t have a long wait.

Thank Lynn B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Get there early! Great casual dining with some of the best fried shrimp I have eaten. We'll be back!

Thank Matt_and_Alicia
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Well, I didn’t believe the hype but now I do! The fried shrimp was very delicious! Cooked just right, not over cooked.

Thank Larryasmall
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

I ordered the fish fillet platter!! It was so great. There is great customer service, and a relaxing/home atmosphere!

Thank Breanna S
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Our family ate supper at this place and loved it. Great service and we all enjoyed our dishes. Lots of food.

Thank slawler2018
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

We went on a Thursday nite around 5:00. The wait was only 30-45 min but they had a duo playing outside and the weather was great. Once we were seated our waitress was so attentive to our party of 12. We had appetizers of sweet...More

2  Thank jt8688
Reviewed 21 June 2018

I ate here for the first time this year. The atmostphere is laid back and casual. The shrimp was really good.

Thank markst67
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Doc’s is by far my favorite restaurant in the Gulf Shores area. You will most likely have to wait to get a table (especially if you have a large group). Somehow they move people in and out without rushing you, and giving you generous portions....More

Thank Kelly R
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Ate here on the family vacation and everybody finished their plates! They claim to have the best fried shrimp in the civilized world and I’d have to agree, I did everything but lick the plate. Service was quick and friendly too! My wife got the...More

Thank ABholley
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27 December 2016|
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Response from Troy-Donna Y | Reviewed this property |
We don't remember it being on the menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1140 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-5913
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Gulf Shores
  • Phone Number: +1 251-967-4800
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