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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.

Join Our Team

Are you interested in joining one of the area’s best known restaurants for great seafood, scenery and southern hospitality? Our team creates memorable moments for our guests every day and as a member of our team, you can experience a culture that thrives on exceptional service, employee recognition and financial reward. You’ll work in a fun, casual atmosphere with panoramic waterfront sunsets, work with caring coworkers and seasoned management and enjoy competitive benefits.

From entry-level restaurant employment to management, we offer excellent opportunities and encourage developing careers. Considered a top choice employer, Original Oyster House regularly recognizes staff members and encourages their involvement in community stewardship programs as well as promoting their creative ideas to decrease expenses, improve processes and optimize service.

Employee Benefits

Our competitive benefits package includes medical, dental and vision insurance, life insurance, 401k, college tuition discount through our Learning Partnership Program, paid vacations, meal discounts, direct deposit payroll and holidays off such as Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Easter Sunday and Thanksgiving. Well established with a 30+ year history of excellence, we currently employ over 300 great people, some of whom have grown with us from the beginning. Click to read about our long-time employees.

Our core values and open-door policy are at work every day to ensure that we treat each other with dignity, respect, honesty and integrity. We strive to hire great people, set clear expectations, provide regular feedback and celebrate our great performances. We excel as a team and are committed to exceed customers’ expectations.

Job Opportunities

Success is waiting for you at the Original Oyster House. Click to view current jobs.

If you would like to submit an application to the Original Oyster House, please apply online through the job links above or complete an application in person at either location, between the hours of 2 pm – 4 pm Monday – Thursday!

Cedric Hudson Celebrates 35 years at the Original Oyster House
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