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Lighthouse Restaurant

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12495 County Road 23, Bayou La Batre, AL 36544-4063
+1 251-824-2500
Today
11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The lighthouse restaurant in in the Bayou is very prejudice I was standing in line and it was a white guy behind me the lady that was working the register told me to step to the side so she could ring the two white guys up. Then when we got our food it was messed up didn't taste good and... More 

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Thank Latosha B
Normal, Illinois
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59 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Senior couple Stopped here on recommendation from lady at Bellingrath Home. A hidden gem in the middle of "just folks" in Alabama. Had a sandwich and enjoyed to atmosphere. Nothing fancy about the setting; just good food and made you feel like part of the "family".

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Thank Alan W
New York City
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147 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

Except for the very friendly wait staff, there is nothing for us to recommend this restaurant. If you want overfried food and less than clean surroundings, try this. Otherwise, go elsewhere, very quickly!

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Thank Janet A
Nova Scotia, Canada
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94 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

I can,t believe this is rated as no 1. My wife had there salad with shrimp she asked if there was romaine they said yes if there was she never found it the shrimp were supposed to be grilled If they were they for got to turn on the grill there was soft shrimp so in the end she just... More 

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Thank Doug P
Mobile, AL
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

If you want ambiance, go some place else. If you want without question the best crab claws on this planet, head right now for Irvington. As a lover of this delicacy, I've tasted them all across the South, but nobody else does them like the Lighthouse. On top of that, the claws are the biggest and tenderest imaginable. Pure ambrosia,... More 

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Fayetteville, North Carolina, United States
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

Down home country cooking. Friendly people, delicious food, wonderful experience. A bit off the beaten path, but wonderful place.

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Thank Susan P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Yummy seafood fresh and delicious. Grew up eating at this place and love to visit. A bit pricey but worth it for fresh gulf seafood.

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Thank mewaller
Georgia
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed great seafood here, gilled shrimp, fried shimp, catfish, & crab claws. Gumbo is ok (but I prefer New Orleans style over Alabama bayou; others may differ). Nice, friendly service, reasonable prices.

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Thank GardenFanGeorgia
Waterloo, New York
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

I am from central New York visiting family in Irvington Al. They took me to their favorite place, which is the Lighthouse. We all got the crab claws, loaded potatoes and hush puppies. The Best!! I could have eaten the crab claws all night. Wish this place was back home.

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Thank Charlene B
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54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

If you want fresh fish and good ole grits this is your place. Awesome crab claws. Cool weather getting bigger. Good ole Southern family atmosphere.

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Thank Tammy L

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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
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Groups, Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12495 County Road 23, Bayou La Batre, AL 36544-4063
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Bayou La Batre
  • Phone Number: +1 251-824-2500

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