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Islanders Restaurant and Bar

1504 Bienville Blvd, Dauphin Island, AL 36528-4304
+1 251-861-2225
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“bread pudding” (19 reviews)
“fish sandwich” (6 reviews)
Closes in 20 min
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1504 Bienville Blvd, Dauphin Island, AL 36528-4304
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I love fish tacos and The Islanders had some pretty awesome ones. The blackened shrimp were mighty tasty as well.

Thank Genelle P
Reviewed 3 days ago

The food is decent, but not particularly special. But for being on the beach, it is a good place to eat. Casual, but nicely set up, the service is mostly good, but there are bad days also when the wait staff don't seem up to...More

Thank Carlyke
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our group of 4 ladies stopped by for lunch. We were seated immediately by a nice hostess. Our waitress asked us if it was to be separate checks and we answered yes. Her mood immediately changed and she acted totally inconvenienced by this. Her attitude...More

Thank sunnyhoosier63
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We tried to take our large family group to eat here one evening during our stay. They were very honest with us about the wait time and I appreciated that. We did visit there again with just my husband and myself for breakfast. They were...More

Thank sandy152018
Reviewed 4 days ago

My family of 8 stopped in for dinner one evening and was surprised that the food was not as good as it was a couple of years ago when we were down in this area. Maybe it was just a bad day or something, they...More

Thank mommydoll
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went to three restaurants/fish markets on the island. Skinners had already sold out, the next place we’ve never tried and had a 45 min wait so we went back to our fav restaurant. I have done extensive research on local fried oysters as I...More

Thank cindyannsmith
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We live about 20 miles away from Dauphin Island and we eat at Islanders a lot. We pass about five other seafood resturaunts to dine at Islanders. The service is the best we've ever had, the food is fresh, cooked to perfection, and very fast...More

Thank CrimsonTide6216
Reviewed 1 week ago

Finally, a restaurant that doesn't try to hide the taste of fresh seafood under a thick blanket of batter...these people know how to fcook and serve our Gulf treasures, and particularly fried shrimp, so that you can see and taste what you ordered. Their salads...More

1  Thank Louis B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I normally don’t review resteraunts, but the food was so good I had to say something! Also I suggest getting the Seafood Sampler it was awesome! Keep doing what you’re doing, Islanders!

1  Thank Colton H
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had the spinach & crab dip which was pretty good. But the fried fish and shrimp were lacking in flavor and the tarter sauce tasted mostly like mayonnaise. The grilled shrimp and fish was well seasoned but did have a lot of lemon on...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Questions & Answers
February 14, 2017|
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Response from CrimsonTide6216 | Reviewed this property |
February 12, 2017|
Response from Jonathan J | Reviewed this property |
I don't know, I've only been to this location once. There was alcohol being served.
August 4, 2016|
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Response from greg o | Reviewed this property |
There was one on the entrance to the restaurant at the lower set of stairs. But this is a very relaxed atmosphere. If you walked in and just asked about the food there would be no foul.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, View
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1504 Bienville Blvd, Dauphin Island, AL 36528-4304 (Formerly The Oar House)
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Dauphin Island
  • Phone Number: +1 251-861-2225
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