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Simply Southern Seafood Since 1983
The Original Oyster House restaurant first opened its doors in Gulf Shores in 1983. Our restaurant on the Causeway, overlooking Mobile Bay, opened in 1985. Since then we have proudly served the Gulf Coast the best seafood in a casual atmosphere with genuine southern hospitality.

Employee Benefits

BCBS Health & Dental Insurance – Full Time

  • eligible after 60 days (effective on first of month following 60 day eligibility)
  • full time (average 35 hours per week)
  • Company pays a portion of elected insurance coverage


  • Average 35 hours per week*

Employee Meal Discount

  • 50% discount while working on any menu items
  • 10% discount when a customer (employee only)


  • 401K

Holidays Off

  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Easter

Spring/Summer Incentives

  • 5% Big Bucks [BOH only] Learn more
  • $2 increase pay incentives available for eligible BOH employees Learn more

Supplemental Insurance

  • Company paid $25,000 life insurance
  • Short-term Disability
  • Medical Gap
  • Accidental policies available

Educational Opportunities

  • The Original Oyster House is pleased to partner with Columbia Southern University as a Learning Partner! As a member, this partnership provides a reduced tuition, plus many additional benefits. And, for your convenience, all programs are offered in an online format. The Learning Partner Program provides exclusive benefits to the employees/members of your organization, as well as all spouses and children.
  • Kirk Kirkland Memorial Scholarship Are you interested in a career in Culinary Arts or Hospitality? The Alabama Restaurant and Hospitality Association Kirk Kirkland Memorial Scholarship provides Alabama students with an opportunity to apply for scholarship funding. Awards range in value from $500 to $1,500. Please click on link to learn more about eligibility and how to apply.

*certain criteria may apply.