Nestled along the shore of Portage Creek just a few minutes north of Gulf Shores, Acme Oyster House is the place to go when you’ve got a hankering for New Orleans-style cuisine and looking for places to eat Gulf Shores. Learn more about this fantastic local Gulf Shores restaurant down below!
Open daily, Acme Oyster House Gulf Shores AL serves up lunch and dinner from 11:00am to 9:00pm on Sunday through Thursday and from 11:00am to 10:00pm on Fridays and Saturdays. Walk down the palm tree-lined walk and you’ll encounter a charming coastal building that houses a bright, lively dining room with televisions for watching sports games (the Saints are the patron team of the restaurant) and breezy outdoor patio lounge.
Start off your meal with the restaurant’s famous oysters, whether you decide to have them raw, chargrilled, or as a shooter with vodka and cocktail sauce. Other delicious appetizers include crab cake with corn maque choux, fried crab claws and oyster remoulade, meat pies, buffalo wings and onion rings, craw puppies, and “Boo” fries—French fries topped with cheese and housemade roast beef gravy.
If you’re in the mood to keep it light, the salads at Acme Oyster House Gulf Shores AL will serve you fine. Choose from chicken, shrimp, and oysters prepared in a variety of ways to top off your salad, or pair your salad with a soup.
However, if you want a real taste of New Orleans, you’ll want to try New Orleans specialties like seafood etouffee or gumbo, oyster Rockefeller soup, jambalaya, red beans and rice, chicken and Andouille gumbo, and poopa—a French bread bowl filled with gumbo, soup, or red beans and rice.
Another Louisiana specialty is the po’boy, and boy, does Acme Oyster House have a selection for you! Order a po’boy topped with anything from grilled chicken, shrimp, or sausage to fried soft shell crab, oyster, or crawfish.
Platters are also available, with your choice of grilled or fried items. Grilled plates include classics like New Orleans hamburger steak, fish of the day, and marinated shrimp or chicken. Fried plates include options for oysters, shrimp, fish, crab cakes, soft shell crab, and various combinations of these items.
Finish off your meal with one of Acme Oyster House’s decadent desserts, like bananas foster cheesecake, New Orleans bread pudding with a whiskey sauce, chocolate caramel pie, pecan cobbler, or a brownie sundae.
For further details on Acme Oyster House, other places to eat Gulf Shores and other wonderful attractions and activities you can enjoy during your time in Gulf Shores, contact our reservations team and discuss booking your accommodations through us today!