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Nolan's Restaurant and Lounge

1140 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-5913
+1 251-948-2111
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“prime rib” (38 reviews)
“steak” (87 reviews)
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1140 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-5913
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Really really expensive! I'm good with pricey if the food is worth it but this one was not. Salad consisted of brown lettuce, 2 tomatoes, and dressing. A steak dinner was $34 and it was un- seasoned and not cooked well (medium should have pink...More

Thank MommajamezTN
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They hosted my daughters wedding reception and they were awsome. The food was fabulous and the service was 1st class. They helped in everyway possible and when we go back to Gulf Shores we will return to the restaurant again. Thanks for all you did...More

Thank Don F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family enjoyed a wonderful meal on our last night in Gulf Shores. It is a little more upscale than your average beach place but not too upscale to take children to. Our kids loved all of the things offered on the kids menu. The...More

Thank Debbie C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our food was good but from the moment we walked in to the time we walked out was 2 hours and 50 minutes. (We had a party of 4) Our wait was 55 mins after being told 15-20. Some friends had suggested this place so...More

Thank jillann412
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great dinner here. I got the chicken parm. Came in a large portion, good. Waiter was friendly and funny at times which I personally like so kudos to him.

Thank Erwizard
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was very good. Sam our server was very pleasant and attentive. The atmosphere is very nice, the dress casual nice Will definitely go back!

Thank AuntBeeb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My date for the evening wanted steak on our last night at the beach. I looked online and Nolan's had been chosen #1 in the area. When we walked in I knew it was going to be expensive. As it was the last night there,...More

Thank Ltsteve35210
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Only thing that could have been better was that they could have given us the ribeye for the price of the prime rib seeing as how they ran out so someone at the table had to change their order. Staff was great, Josh and the...More

Thank mikebehnke
Reviewed 9 June 2017

We had the 24z filet, large prime rib, 16z ribeye and the shrimp scampi. Had the crab cake and crab bisque soup for apps. Butt steer filet was absolutely excellent. Ribeye was good also. Prime rib a little fatty. Shrimp pasta was average. Service was...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 24 May 2017

A group of 9 went on a Monday night thinking no line, no wait! The place was crowded but we took every seat at the bar, had a drink and watched the ballgame while we waited...great meal! Worth the wait! And with as busy as...More

1  Thank ems2ems2
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Questions & Answers
27 November 2015|
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Response from Myrna B | Reviewed this property |
Although the restaurant is more upscale than most in the area, causal dress is what most patrons wear. After all, most were on vacation, so we saw jeans, shorts and capris.
2 April 2015|
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Response from Jim J | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do. I would call them, however, when you get in town to see who is playing on which nights. I think things start around 7:30PM Best
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
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17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1140 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-5913
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Gulf Shores
  • Phone Number: +1 251-948-2111
Nolan's has been serving the Alabama Gulf Coast for over 25 years. We offer fresh hand cut steaks, fresh local seafood, mediterranean dishes and LIVE ENETERTAINMENT six nights week. We have a beautiful Private Dining Room that can accomodate parties of up to 60 guets. Perfect for Rehearsal Dinners, Receptions, Reunions, Office Parties or any other social events. You may also enjoy dining on our beautiful screened in patio, overlooking the lagoon! We are open Monday - Saturday 5pm - until. Live Music begins nightly at 7:30. We look forward to serving you and your guests.
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