About The BLUEGILL Restaurant

When you combine fresh local seafood, live music, a casual atmosphere and cold beer you get "A Great Local Dive" that has been an authentic piece of Causeway history since 1958. At the BLUEGILL we offer more than just a commitment to fresh traditional seafood in a relaxed, fun atmosphere. Our goal is to create a memorable dining experience with great service that will have you and your guests returning time and time again to create more memories of Fun! And the funniest part of all, the BLUEGILL is located right on the Mobile Delta. You can join in on the fun by car or join us by boat and save 10%! We are open six nights a week (Tuesday- Sunday 11am- 10 pm) We feature live local musical entertainment nightly on our Wharf Amphitheatre! Come for lunch, we feature Daily Lunch Specials that include Southern favorites and new features too!

3775 Battleship Parkway
Spanish Fort, AL 36527
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Seafood, Southern

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(251) 625-1998

Website:
http://www.bluegillrestaurant.com/

Entertainment:
Local and Regional Entertainment

Parking Details:
Ample car parking available along with bus parking adjacent to the restaurant. Guests who travel by boat will receive an additional 10% discount and are able to dock at the rear of the rear of the restaurant.

Executive Chef:
Michael Prince

Private Party Facilities:
The BLUEGILL can accommodate your group size in one of our private dining spaces located inside the restaurant or outside. We have a variety of dining areas and sizes from our Bamboo Room that seats 12 to our Delta Dining Room that seats 60 to the new Felix Dining room that can accommodate 45. If you prefer an outside dining area we have several options to choose from including the Wharf Bar, the Side Lot and the Dry Dock area. Call today to let us help plan your event at the BLUEGILL.

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

The BLUEGILL Restaurant Ratings and Reviews

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4.7

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.8

ambience

4.6

value

4.4

Noise

Moderate

90% would recommend it to a friend

Worth the Drive (8)
Waterfront (6)
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Great for Outdoor Dining (5)
Scenic View (5)
Good for Birthdays (5)
Live Music (5)
Cozy (4)
Fun (4)
Good for a Date (4)
Authentic (4)
Great for Lunch (4)
Good for Groups (4)
Bar Seating (3)
Comfort Food (3)
Happy Hour (3)
Healthy (3)
Neighborhood Gem (3)
Special Occasion (3)
Great for Brunch (2)
Business Meals (2)
Creative Cuisine (2)
Disabled Access (2)
Fit for Foodies (2)
Great Beer (2)
Live Sports (2)
Local Ingredients (2)
People Watching (2)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Quiet Conversation (2)
Romantic (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Hot Spot (1)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Good for Anniversaries (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
Handcrafted Cocktails (1)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Notable Wine List (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Seasonal (1)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
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·Dined on January 4, 2018

The food was delicious!! Davenport was our server, and she did an awesome job!!

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·Dined on December 31, 2017

Two birthdays celebrated. Rustic with excellent quiet atmosphere on New Year Eve lunch. My fish basket with grilled Mahi was great! No room for dessert. First class service!

Tags: Authentic, Casual, Healthy, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive
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·Dined on November 16, 2017

A wonderful find. Food was great as was the service. We intend to go again on our next trip to AL.

Tags: Good for Groups, Authentic, Worth the Drive, Casual, Scenic View, Quiet Conversation, Fun, Great for Outdoor Dining, Waterfront, Disabled Access, Good for Birthdays, Live Music, Special Occasion
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 8, 2017

Great appetizers and great service

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·Dined on October 27, 2017

Cousin visting from Atlanta and I wanted her to visit Bluegill.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on October 5, 2017

Great atmosphere and service! Love the live music!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Fun, Waterfront, Cozy
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food5
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·Dined on September 5, 2017

Fun birthday party good service. Good food. Great atmosphere.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Casual, Good for a Date, Kid-friendly
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·Dined on August 29, 2017

Excellent service and great experience with a group from work

Tags: Good for Groups, Fun, Live Sports, Comfort Food, Tasting Menu, Sunday Lunch, Local Ingredients, Scenic View, Kid-friendly, Waterfront, Great for Lunch, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Great for Outdoor Dining
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·Dined on August 25, 2017

First time to visit Bluegill and we thoroughly enjoyed our late lunch. We drove from Birmingham for the day to visit our daughter who is a student at USA. This was on our list of must try restaurants and so far is a favorite. Can't wait to come back.

Tags: Authentic, Live Music, Bar Seating, Local Ingredients, Good for Groups, Business Meals, Seasonal, Fun, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Special Occasion, Kid-friendly, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Hot Spot, Great for Lunch, Comfort Food, Scenic View, Great for Outdoor Dining, Worth the Drive, Waterfront, Quiet Conversation, Sunday Lunch
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·Dined on August 23, 2017

The Blue Gill had an excellent selection of fish and sides. My colleges and I all had different dishes and we all thought it was very good, portion sizes were very good and the food tasted very good. The service from walking into the restaurant to walking out was superior. They try very hard.

Tags: Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Waterfront, Scenic View, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on August 4, 2017

Great food with great service. Was blown away with the service and quality of food. Will be stopping when we return to the area!!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on July 26, 2017

Excellent service, delicious well-presented food, and a great view!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Waterfront
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on June 14, 2017

First time visit and maybe the best flame grilled oysters I have ever had. Blue gill platter was on point and I got it grilled. The back deck has fans to push the air, which made it pleasant. Looking forward to next visit.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Kid-friendly
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 (Adelaide / SA)·Dined on June 7, 2017

The fried seafood was excellent. Portions were medium to large. Service was good and the beer was cold. Nothing fancy, just good food.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Fun, Fit for Foodies, Sunday Lunch, Live Music, Casual, Authentic, Business Meals, Great for Outdoor Dining, Scenic View
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 (Birmingham)·Dined on May 14, 2017

Realized Mother's Day morning that we hadn't made any reservations anywhere and every place would be packed after church so I checked Open Table and the only place in our time frame was Bluegill so that's why we went. We had the flaming oysters appetizer and they were fantastic! They were the best part of the meal. The shrimp on top of my fish dish were over cooked and still had the tails on. My husband ordered the fried pork chops with red eye gravy...he said the chops were good but no way that was red eye gravy. Neither one of us cares for the rice. My daughter in law ordered the special, crab cakes topped with Fried Green Tomatoes and a sauce...she loved it. My son got the grilled seafood platter and said it was just ok. We had to wait a bit for the food but understandable since it was the busiest day to eat out all year. I would only go back for the flaming oysters.

Tags: Waterfront
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 (New York Area)·Dined on April 6, 2017

Fun local place on the water.

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 (Mississippi)·Dined on February 14, 2017

The best food were the flamed oysters. The fried seafood, oysters, shrimp and fish were also good with nice portions. The flamed oysters were the best.

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 (Mobile)·Dined on January 17, 2017

It was a great time, my boyfriend really enjoyed his self.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating, Handcrafted Cocktails, Tasting Menu, Happy Hour, Great Beer, Good for a Date, Fun
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on September 22, 2016

Delicious food, great service, and wonderful atmosphere outside with live music. Never disappointed when I dine at Bluegill!

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 (Mobile)·Dined on August 23, 2016

Great flaming oysters any time & good Bloody Mary for 3.00.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients, Scenic View, Great for Lunch
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 (Mobile)·Dined on July 29, 2016

Loved it!!! Food was amazing! Waiter was super friendly! Music was great! Had a wonderful time!

Tags: Great for Brunch, Kid-friendly, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Scenic View, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on July 23, 2016

Perfect waterfront dining spot. Casual and really fun. No wonder the flaming oysters are famous ....they were to die for!

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 (Mobile)·Dined on July 21, 2016

Overall it was a pretty good experience. Waitress seemed inexperienced and my order came out wrong. However, they fixed it happily and the correct order was out within 5 minutes. Mac and cheese was awesome! Portions were huge and the fried pickles were some of the best I've ever had.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Scenic View
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 (Mobile)·Dined on July 14, 2016

The atmosphere was exciting and relaxed. I had the special for the night and was a little disappointed in the food. Staff was very friendly.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Mobile)·Dined on July 13, 2016

Our group's server was very kind and friendly. I will come back in the near future for dinner again.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion
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 (Houston)·Dined on June 17, 2016

The oysters were incredible along with the
Service We will be back.
Loved it

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Kid-friendly, Scenic View
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vip
 (Mobile)·Dined on June 16, 2016

Delightful music , good drinks and service. Food could be better but the flaming oysters and pork rinds were excellent .

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Scenic View
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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on June 2, 2016

Make sure to eat out on the deck

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 (New Orleans)·Dined on May 8, 2016

Just the perfect place for the entire family. We are locals and you can't beat the food, music and sunset from the Bluegill.

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