Fisher's UpstairsThere are no ifs, ands or buts about it: Along the beach byway, we’ve got the best bites, period. Our access to the freshest gulf seafood, combined with our culinary culture, has resulted in a number of award-winning chefs and restaurants calling the Alabama Coast home. Below, you’ll find our guide to eating like a king while venturing along Alabama’s Coastal Connection. Dig in!

Upstairs at Fisher’s at Orange Beach Marina, Executive Chef Bill Briand relies on his Louisiana heritage and our local ingredients to create a regularly changing, seasonally inspired menu. From incredible seafood dishes to craft cocktails to desserts too pretty to eat, there’s something to please every palate at Fisher’s.

Executive Chef Rebecca Jordan heads Jesse’s Restaurant in Magnolia Springs. She has perfected the art of preparing unique cuts of dry- and wet-aged steaks, bone-in cuts and fresh seafood. Jesse’s atmosphere is perfect for big celebrations and intimate gatherings alike. Finish off your meal with dessert and an after-dinner coffee cocktail from their wide selection.

Camellia CaféFairhope’s Camellia Café, headed by Chef Ryan Glass, is worth a stop along the beach byway. The menu puts fresh, local ingredients at the forefront, and everything from sauces to dressings is crafted in their kitchen. The restaurant’s romantic atmosphere and extensive wine list make for a great date night. Make sure you don’t skip dessert!

Everyone loves a fried seafood shack, but when you’ve got a hankering for something upscale or you’re celebrating life’s big occasions, chefs along Alabama’s Coastal Connection are ready and waiting to whip up something magical.