Skip to content
)

Things to do in Orange Beach

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Beach Bar
$$
“Flora-bama is a must go place for adults! It is a landmark. Anyone who has ever visited the area knows about Flora-Bama. It has multiple areas of bar scene with great live music. So much fun for everyone over 21!”
  • 112 locals recommend
Restaurant
$$
“Cobalt is my children's favorite place. Food is good, not excellent. But it is by the pass and you can wonder around under the bridge, at the small marina, and on the state park while waiting for your table. Great sunsets too!”
  • 47 locals recommend
Restaurant
$$
“Although a bit of a drive, on the way back from your visit to Gulf Shores, stop by the Gulf for burgers, small fare, or wine. It's quiet, and cozy after a long day on the beach.”
  • 53 locals recommend
Park
“The best part of Gulf Shores... 6000 acres of pristine bio-diverse land. There are 23 miles of Bike Trails to explore.”
  • 38 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“The Wharf has great Restaurants and Shopping, Concerts and Boat Docks. Ride the famous Ferris Wheel too!”
  • 30 locals recommend
Entertainment
“The Wharf is an awesome dining, shopping and entertainment venue in Orange Beach.”
  • 40 locals recommend
Bar
$$
“Sand Sea Air & drive your car, Uber or Ride up on your boat, great eats, TV's for SEC games, breezes right off the water, live music entertainment on the sand”
  • 27 locals recommend
Bar
$$
“Cosmos has THE BEST crab cakes in the world! We love to sit in the bar area and eat on the little sofa. The live music on the outside deck rocks too!”
  • 24 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
$$$
“One of my favorite restaurants in the area! It’s gorgeous decor and elegant atmosphere makes any occasion perfect. I’ve had brunch, lunch and dinner here and every single time the food, the wait, and the staff have been complete perfection. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This place can be upscale or casual depending on where you sit. Bar off to the right area has a band. We love that they take reservations. Visit their website. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
$$
“If your looking for a meal size Bloody Mary this is the place! Good southern food.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Bar
$$
“Fantastic food with Asian flair - don't let the strip mall location throw you - it's definitely worth eating here! Delicious.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bar
$$
“Rumor has it that "Cheeseburger in Paradise" was written about these cheeseburgers.)”
  • 15 locals recommend
Restaurant
$$
“Stately waterfront venue serving upscale Louisiana-style seafood amid tropical decor & views.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Some of the greatest artists (all genres) come and perform at the Wharf. Come enjoy the beach and see an awesome concert.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
$$
“Great local place to eat. They have excellent non-seafood items also (meat and three) for lunch.”
  • 11 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Beach Bar
“Flora-bama is a must go place for adults! It is a landmark. Anyone who has ever visited the area knows about Flora-Bama. It has multiple areas of bar scene with great live music. So much fun for everyone over 21!”
  • 112 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Although a bit of a drive, on the way back from your visit to Gulf Shores, stop by the Gulf for burgers, small fare, or wine. It's quiet, and cozy after a long day on the beach.”
  • 53 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Cobalt is my children's favorite place. Food is good, not excellent. But it is by the pass and you can wonder around under the bridge, at the small marina, and on the state park while waiting for your table. Great sunsets too!”
  • 47 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“The Wharf has great Restaurants and Shopping, Concerts and Boat Docks. Ride the famous Ferris Wheel too!”
  • 30 locals recommend
Bar
“Sand Sea Air & drive your car, Uber or Ride up on your boat, great eats, TV's for SEC games, breezes right off the water, live music entertainment on the sand”
  • 27 locals recommend
Bar
“Cosmos has THE BEST crab cakes in the world! We love to sit in the bar area and eat on the little sofa. The live music on the outside deck rocks too!”
  • 24 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“One of my favorite restaurants in the area! It’s gorgeous decor and elegant atmosphere makes any occasion perfect. I’ve had brunch, lunch and dinner here and every single time the food, the wait, and the staff have been complete perfection. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This place can be upscale or casual depending on where you sit. Bar off to the right area has a band. We love that they take reservations. Visit their website. ”
  • 9 locals recommend

Get to know Orange Beach

Explore more on Airbnb