Thanksgiving on Alabama's Beaches

Gobble Up Thanksgiving

Tomorrow is Turkey Day. Have you made plans for dinner? If you're on vacation in Gulf Shores & Orange Beach, keep the heat where it belongs – on the beach and not in the kitchen.

Gulf Coast-area restaurants and businesses are thankful for your decision to spend the Thanksgiving holiday strolling down the beach and enjoying the great November weather. There's no reason to get up at 4 a.m. to put a turkey in the oven when 15 restaurants will be open and ready to serve you. Whether your stomach is growling for traditional Thanksgiving fare or you've got something more exotic in mind, you'll need to take a nap after dining at these Gulf Shores & Orange Beach restaurants.


Happy Thanksgiving! Bon Appétit'!

Bahama Bob’s Beachside Cafe
601 West Beach Blvd., Gulf Shores
251-948-2100

Open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. serving a traditional Thanksgiving dinner menu.

Bubba’s Seafood
24621 Perdido Beach Blvd., Orange Beach
251-974-1800

Open 10:30 a.m. till closing serving Cajun fried turkey or prime rib, mashed potatoes, green beans, sweet potato casserole, giblet gravy and cornbread dressing for $12.95. Seafood and children’s menu available. Reservations recommended.

Cobalt the Restaurant
28099 Perdido Beach Blvd., Orange Beach
251-923-5300

Open from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. serving a traditional Thanksgiving buffet. Reservations recommended.

Doc’s Seafood Restaurant
1121 Gulf Shores Pkwy., Gulf Shores
251-967-4800

Opens at 11 a.m. with an old-fashioned Thanksgiving menu: sliced turkey dinner or roasted prime rib. Adults: $12.95, seniors 65+: $11.95. Complete seafood menu and children’s menu available.

Ginny Lane Bar & Grill at The Wharf
4780 Wharf Pkwy., Orange Beach
251-224-6500

Open 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. serving a limited regular menu and a Thanksgiving three-course dinner with your choice of salad, traditional Thanksgiving meal and desert for $17.

The Hangout
101 East Beach Blvd., Gulf Shores
251-948-3030

Open 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. serving a holiday family style meal with sliced turkey breast, corn bread dressing, candied sweet potatoes, cranberry sauce, and a dessert. $21 for adults, children 6-10: $10, and children under 5 eat free per paid adult. Reservations recommended.

Hazel’s Restaurant
25311 Perdido Beach Blvd., Orange Beach
251-981-4628

Open 7 a.m. – 8 p.m. Serving a traditional Thanksgiving buffet. Adults: $19.95, Children: 4-9 $7.95, under 4 free.

Jesse’s Restaurant
14770 Oak Street, Magnolia Springs
251-965-3827

Seatings at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m. featuring a traditional Thanksgiving buffet with a turkey and prime rib carving station. Adults: $30, Children 12 and under: $7.50, and toddlers free. Reservations recommended.

Live Bait Food and Spirits
24281 Perdido Beach Blvd., Orange Beach
251-974-1612

Open with a traditional Thanksgiving buffet from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. for $14.95 and regular menu after 5 p.m.

Mikee’s Seafood Restaurant
205 East 2nd Avenue, Gulf Shores
251-948-6452

Open at 11 a.m. serving regular menu items.

Rafters Restaurant and Sports Bar at The Wharf
4725 Main St., Orange Beach
251-224-6900

Open at 4 pm with regular menu.

Ribs and Reds Restaurant
128 East First Ave., Gulf Shores
251-948-7337

Open 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. with your choice of a turkey platter, seafood platter, or BBQ platter. All platters include soup and salad station and free dessert. Adults: $21.99, Children under 10: $6.99. Reservations recommended.

Shipp’s Harbour Grill
27842 Canal Road Orange Beach
251-981-9891

Open 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. with traditional Thanksgiving dinner as well as a variety of gourmet meals.

Shrimp Basket Gulf Shores
301 Gulf Shores Pkwy., Gulf Shores
251-948-7687

Open at 11 a.m. serving regular menu items.

Voyagers at Perdido Beach Resort
27200 Perdido Beach Blvd., Orange Beach
251-981-9811

Voyagers: Open 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. serving a Thanksgiving buffet featuring traditional favorites for $32.95 per adults, $16.50 per child (5-12). Traditional Thanksgiving Buffet featuring the following menu items: roast turkey w/ giblet gravy, roast loin of pork, herb crusted fillet of salmon and braised short rib of beef.

Grand Ballroom: Open 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. serving a Thanksgiving buffet featuring traditional favorites for $26.95 per adults, $13.50 per child (5-12). Traditional Thanksgiving Buffet featuring the following menu items: roast turkey w/ giblet gravy, roast loin of pork, herb crusted fillet of salmon and braised short rib of beef.

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