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Top 10 Restaurants in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach

You won't want to pass up on these top 10 most popular restaurants guests found on the Gulf Shores, Alabama! Have your list ready for your next Emerald Coast visit!


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When you visit Cobalt The Restaurant you will be sure to receive a relaxing scenic experience that leaves guests dining waterfront and enjoying live music. Cobalt is located in Orange Beach, tucked under the Perdido Bay Bridge where the bay can be seen from every table. Enjoy unique island dishes, or your basic grilled chicken with the house salad for lunch or dinner. These renowned chefs and service members will be sure to give you the meal of a lifetime.


With 20 years of tradition put into this family owned restaurant, Matt and Regina Shipp are happy to know Shipps Harbour Grill is one of the few family owned restaurants left in Orange Beach. With your traditional Gulf Coast dishes, they made sure to add their own flavors and spices from the Costal South region, making it the unique family tradition that they carry. From seafood fresh from the Gulf, to the local produce and their certified angus beef, Shipps’ has all of the flavors for every craving!


“Elegant” is the number one word used when describing the Big Fish restaurant. They provide mouth watering dishes along with a “relaxed ambiance” that come together to give guests the fine dining they have been searching for. This sophisticated atmosphere supplies seafood that is specially cooked and prepared along with their steak meals made sure to fill every guests needs. With the breathtaking views from the patio and thirst quenching drinks at the bar, the “Big Fish” is sure to give guests the best seafood found in Orange Beach, Alabama.


What better way to enjoy your morning on vacation than with a freshly baked breakfast served to you! Brick and Spoon, located on Canal Road in Orange Beach, AL, offers a brunch experience from the south that is nothing short of high quality. With their sophisticated yet casual dining menu, order anything from your daily omlet and coffe, or your favorite shrimp and sweet tea for lunch. A unique touch Brick and Spoon brings to their upscale brunch atmosphere is their morning or afternoon cocktails and guests custom made bloody marys. Don’t be afraid to spice up your mornings! After all, you are on vacation.


Talk about an experience of a lifetime! The Gulf offers everything a vacationer in Orange Beach could want when it comes to a night out. Located on Perdido Beach Blvd you will find laidback dining with delicious seafood and traditional chicken and other meats that can be paired with unique island cocktails. After enjoying your lunch or dinner relax down at the seating area close to the water or take a walk through the gift shop! The Gulf is such a fun laid back venue for friends and family to reminisce on their Gulf Coast vacation!

6). LULU’S

Want to take a vacation while on your vacation?! Pack everyone in the car and head on over to Lucy Buffett’s LuLu’s! This fun filled restaurant is open every day starting at 11:00 a.m. for family’s who want to take a break from the beach to grab a bite to eat, or guests who want to have a fun night out and enjoy live music, games and mouth watering food and cocktails. LuLu’s offers everything from traditional burgers and chicken, to fresh local seafood. Located right on the water in Gulf Shores, you won’t be able to miss the sun lighting up the sky during the beautiful sunset. Don’t leave Gulf Shores without taking a night to enjoy LuLu’s!


Enjoy a beachfront view, the freshest seafood from the gulf and all of the keepsakes the gift shop has to offer when you stop by Sea N’ Suds. With prices everyone can afford, nobody will be able to miss out on the best crab claws, steamed shrimp and gumbo that Gulf Shores serves. Not a huge fan of seafood? Sea N’ Suds has an option for everyone to choose from! From traditional house salads, to the classic American burger and fries, nobody will go hungry. While your waiting for your table, don’t hesitate to walk right on down to the beach and catch that beautiful Gulf sunset.


Fresh seafood, steak, chicken, pasta, salads, sandwiches and homemade style sides, you name it Desoto’s got it! They make sure to serve and please every customer that walks through their doors. With their daily lunch specials and delicious dinner meals, Desoto’s is an awarded Seafood Kitchen. This laid back atmosphere lets guests relax and dive into the personal time spent with their friends and family.


Are you looking for fresh local seafood to satisfy those taste buds? Don’t look anywhere else, head right on over to King Neptunes Seafood Restaurant. This laidback local hub leaves everyone wanting more after they eat and experience the life inside this family owned restaurant. From foods for the little ones to enjoy, and bloody marys for the adults to help relax, nobody will want to leave.


“We hope you come hungry, leave full, and hopefully have a laugh or tow!”

Lambert’s is nothing short of enjoyable when it comes to describing the atmosphere guests will take to. The chef’s want every guest to make sure to bring your appetite when you order a meal at Lambert’s. With the portion sizes being very generous, you will not leave hungry, or disappointed. This unique family owned restaurant is mainly known for their everyday freshly baked rolls. Lambert’s will make sure to feed you well, while also keeping you very entertained with their traditional unique gestures.

Gulf Shores & Orange Beach, Alabama Restuarants

Now you are all set for your next Emerald Coast getaway! Have your list stacked and ready to go so you're able to hit all 10 of these fabulous restaurants during your stay.

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