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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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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good25%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“fried shrimp” (99 reviews)
“seafood” (79 reviews)
“cole slaw” (8 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
1140 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-5913
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Reviewed yesterday

We had dinner at Doc's (referred to us by a local) and we were not disappointed. I had the grilled fish (three strips of slightly blackened fish) and it was delicious! My husband had the fried shrimp dinner and they were very good as well!...More

Thank Sheila71210
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cannot make a trip to Gulfshores without eating at Doc's!!!! I had the Little Un fried shrimp!! Fantastic! My husband had the gumbo which he says is the best & he also had 1/2 lb of the boiled shrimp! He always enjoys! Will return!

Thank chgreen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There weren't very many people in the place but it took forever to get our food. The wait staff wasn't very friendly either. When our food did come out it was not good. Mine was burnt and my husband's was not cooked all the way...More

Thank ned4me
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I were really wanting to try soft shell crabs for the first time and Docs just so happened to have some so we gave them a try... 1. Service was terrible 2. Crab was absolutely horrible 3. Cooking staff and waitresses were...More

Thank Anna D
Reviewed 24 August 2017

We visited Doc's with expectations of a great meal. We were a party of 5 and was seated quickly. After waiting for awhile to get our drinks ordered the bartender finally came out and got our drink orders. The waitress was busy helping another table....More

Thank Kelly L
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Looking for good seafood...Doc's is your place. We had fried shrimp and it was delicious. Waiter was great and food was delivered quickly.

Thank LP1
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Waitress was great, but that's about the best thing I can say about this place. Weird odor upon entering. Hubby's crab legs didn't release from the shell as they should have ( not cooked correctly?), LOUD kitchen staff (lots of yelling & laughter coming from...More

Thank backofbike
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We did have a large group, so that always creates problems. They knew we were coming, but we were only given 1 server for 42 people. It took almost 30 min just to get a drink, after complaining . The other end of the table...More

Thank morelqueen
Reviewed 16 August 2017

I had lunch here Sunday. I had fried shrimp Friday night so decided to try the fried chicken. It was ok but any of the seafood would have been better. Was going to have the fish but it was basa and other than being cheap...More

Thank Craig A
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

My wife and I were told about this while in Gulf Shores by a few locals that called this their "Seafood Go-to".... they boasted about how good the shrimp were... well they were right. Having had my fill of delicious seafood all week it was...More

Thank TBosh517
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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