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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.

Family-Friendly Restaurants in Mobile & Gulf Shores

The Original Oyster House is and always has been a family seafood restaurant. The Original Oyster House itself is a family and we extend those sentiments to every customer we welcome into what we call our home. We provide a casual, delicious, home-style dining experience, and can easily accommodate families of any size with a variety of tastes. We have large tables, plentiful seating and a varied menu. Have your seafood fried or grilled, or in a pasta, sandwich or even in tacos. For those family members who want to keep it healthy, our fresh and gorgeous salad bar is sure to please. You’ll find the Original Oyster House to be among the top family-friendly restaurants in Alabama.

Picky Eaters? We get it.

At our Gulf Shores family restaurant as well as at our family-friendly restaurant in Mobile, we welcome kids of all ages. We offer a special kids menu that will satisfy even the pickiest of little eaters. Kids can choose from pizza, corndogs, burgers and chicken tenders. For those kids who do like fish, our kids menu also includes popcorn shrimp and fried fish fillets. Health-conscious parents will be happy to know that kids can eat from our outstanding salad bar for just $2.95. They can add some fresh veggies to their meal and pick out just the ones they like. We also offer complimentary applesauce with each kid’s meal. Kids 10 and under eat free at our family restaurant in Mobile, AL on the Causeway every Tuesday. See our promos section for details.

Shareable Plates

An important part of being family, as well as being a family-friendly restaurant, is sharing. We offer shareable appetizers and shareable platters so everyone can try a bit of everything. The whole family will enjoy our shareable appetizers that include Southern and Cajun favorites like alligator bites, fried green tomatoes, fresh fried mozzarella, crawfish and, of course, oysters. Try our fresh Gulf oysters prepared in a variety of mouth-watering ways. For dinner, create your own platter and choose up to three different entrees that include shrimp, crawfish, oysters, flounder, Mahi, and chicken breast. This is a great way to sample our menu and find something everyone will love.

So, if you’re looking for a kid-friendly restaurant in Mobile or in Gulf Shores, you’ve found the right place! Bring the whole family to the Original Oyster House, your family seafood restaurant, and let us serve you like you were our own.

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