Fresh ingredients supplied by local fisherman and family owned farms infuse the flavors of the Alabama Gulf Coast cuisine.  An art of cooking that combines southern tradition with new ideas. Enjoy a mouthwatering experience at one of these local hot spots! 



Coastal Alabama Farmers & Fishermen's Market

The local eateries are known for their coastal specialties, traditional recipes and for featuring our very own Alabama Food. Stop by the Coastal Alabama Farmers & Fisherman’s Market in Foley on Friday and Saturday to meet some of the local growers and fisherman who bring fresh produce, farm raised meats and poultry, Alabama Gulf Seafood and handmade crafts to our small town with big flavor.

Coastal Alabama Market



Cobalt, nestled next to the Caribe Resort, under the Perdido Bay Bridge, is where patrons can enjoy a spectacular view of the bay while dining on authentic creations crafted by renowned chefs in three distinct kitchens. For those who wish to approach by water, there are boat slips available to accommodate small crafts to medium-sized yachts. However you choose to arrive, Cobalt reflects a casual waterfront dining experience with live music and superior service. The open and airy dining room features such masterpieces as gulf grouper over sweet pea and asparagus risotto, a tuna and avocado stack served in a sweet Asian sauce and the legendary firecracker shrimp complimented with a spicy remoulade.

Cobalt Restaurant 



Off the beaten path, on Canal Road, is an eclectic eatery that is far from ordinary, Cosmo’s Restaurant & Bar. This neighborhood favorite has taken cuisine to the cutting edge serving variations of local staples, seafood, hand-cut steaks, pasta and sushi. Culinary greats such as the chicken roulade wrapped in bacon, sesame seared tuna salad and infamous crab cakes will have you coming back for more. To top it all off, The Year of Alabama Food named Cosmo’s Banana Leaf Wrapped Fish as one of “the top 100 dishes to eat before you die”, an epicurean delight created daily in this out-of-the-way hot spot. 

Cosmos Restaurant & Bar 


Flora-Bama Yacht Club

Start your foodie journey with a local favorite at the Flora-Bama Yacht Club, an open-air waterfront restaurant on Ole River. Travel by boat or by land to taste the eclectic fare of Executive Chef Chris Sherrill, sip on handcrafted cocktails and listen to live local music. Farm and gulf to table sustainable cuisine is Chef Sherrill’s approach to creating unique culinary delights that tempt your taste buds. Try the famous fish tacos, simple peel and eat wild-caught boiled shrimp, spicy cornmeal dusted Bayou La Batre Oysters or the mouthwatering Bama Burger.

Flora-Bama Yacht Club


Flora-Bama Lounge & Oyster Bar

Looking for live music at the hottest honky-tonk on the gulf coast? Visit the iconic Flora Bama Lounge & Oyster Bar. Located on the Alabama/Florida State line and home to the Interstate Mullet Toss. “The Bama”, as known by the locals, is one of America’s “Last Great Roadhouses”. A family friendly beachfront oyster bar and grill by day, the Flora-Bama serves up fresh Gulf Seafood, burgers, baskets and more. By night the multi level complex transforms into the home of “Good Times and Good Music”, hosting local bands, songwriters and nationally renowned musicians. While there, be sure to order the world-famous signature Bushwacker, a delicious coffee-flavored milkshake concoction with quite a punch.

Flora Bama

Shipp’s Harbour Grill


This cottage style restaurant is serving fresh gulf seafood, certified Angus beef with farm fresh produce along the Alabama coast. Restauranteurs Matt and Regina Shipp are continuing a 20 year tradition of culinary excellence featuring coastal cuisine with flavors reflecting our southern region. Shipp’s Harbour Grill presents a one of a kind dining experience at Sportsman Marina. Sit back and enjoy this peaceful view of Terry Cove Harbor looking out onto Perdido Pass.

Shipp’s Harbour Grill 

The Gulf


A little beach bar with a large atmosphere serving thoughtful food inspired by the Gulf of Mexico. Oh, and the buildings are made from a myriad of repurposed shipping containers. Inhale the amazing view as watercraft, of all sizes, idle through Perdido Pass. Relax in oversized lounging areas while the kids play in the sand or find one of their many dining tables under the shade of a palm tree. Listen to the seagulls or tune in to a classic collection of vinyl records playing softly in the background. Serving fresh grouper, locally raised waygu beef burgers and cool cocktails, The Gulf is a must experience when visiting our beautiful Island.

The Gulf