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The Fisherman Restaurant

1873 Highway 77, Southside, AL 35907-0107
+1 256-442-5252
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“hush puppies” (8 reviews)
“seafood” (11 reviews)
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American, Seafood
££ - £££
1873 Highway 77, Southside, AL 35907-0107
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

Family was visiting from out of state. We went to the restaurant for seafood and several pasta dishes for non seafood diners. I ordered the bang bang shrimp and onion rings for the table as appetizers. The onion rings disappeared almost magically. They were that...More

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Great fresh fish! Never had a bad meal there. Worth a try. A little off the beaten path, but worth the travel.

Thank Gregory C
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Son, if you want a good steak. Go to a fish place. I don't eat fish, my wife does. Time to time we'll go to the Fisherman Restaurant so she can get her fish fix. The food and the service have been great. Priced right...More

Thank cmathu
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

We had a party of 9 for lunch. It was not that busy but waited about 20 min before our order was taken. Had been there once before and I recommended it for our group. Big mistake. When we arrived a lady yelled at the...More

Thank Wade B
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Food was good. Service was pretty good - this restaurant doesn't look like much on the outside, but the food is good, and the atmosphere friendly.

Thank Elaine B
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

The outside looks a little run down. I was not expecting too much because I come from a place where good seafood is the norm. Well, bless my heart--I will happily admit to being wrong! My full stomach will also admit this. Best blackened catfish...More

Thank rmanonym1971
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Husband and I enjoyed fresh grilled grouper for lunch today with sautéed fresh verges and Greek salads. Delicious and the service was awesome. Very friendly folks so do not miss this hidden gem!!

Thank Paula4au
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Fresh. Short wait time. Excellent wait staff. Moderately priced. Would dooney eat here again! I want to try the steak next!

Thank Jessie B
Reviewed 28 January 2017

I wanted to repay the favor. We have our favorite chewing spots locally but we decided to take a little road trip. We chose the Fisherman's Rest for our experiment. It's about 30 miles from the house. We chose on the basis of the Trip...More

Thank TheOldRambler
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Ate at The Fisherman on a Friday night and thought the food was excellent. Not a fancy restaurant. Good service. This restaurant is recommended by people who live in the area and is worth a visit. We had the fisherman's platter (fried and broiled). Generous...More

Thank IndyKat15
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1873 Highway 77, Southside, AL 35907-0107
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Southside
  • Phone Number: +1 256-442-5252
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