Pizza Restaurant
Papa Rocco's

(951 reviews)

101 W 6th Ave, Gulf Shores, AL 36535

About Papa Rocco's

'Home of Warm Beer and Lousy Pizza'

Papa Rocco's is the best place for pizza and oysters in Gulf Shores, AL. Founded in the 1980s by Bill McGinnes, this local restaurant is frequented by regulars and visitors alike for its delicious food, ice cold beer, and live music. If you're looking for an outstanding oyster bar with a fantastic happy hour, drop by Papa Rocco's any day of the week for a guaranteed good time.

Browse the food menu at Papa Rocco's and you can expect to find everything from Italian food and American favorites to fresh seafood specials right out of the Gulf. Choose an appetizer to start off your meal, like the Italian garden salad and garlic bread or a basket of chicken wings served with ranch dressing. If you're craving pizza, look over the specialty pies at Papa Rocco's and choose whatever toppings your heart desires. And if you want classic American fare, try one of their hamburgers or sandwiches for the perfect lunchtime treat.

For seafood lovers, Papa Rocco's has plenty of options. This local restaurant serves up steamed crabs and fresh oysters, which is the house specialty. You can order them by the half dozen or dozen, raw on the half shell or steamed with butter and lemon. What's more, Papa Rocco's can bake them or prepare them fiesta-style or with cajun seasoning or Alfredo sauce! Voted the best place for pizza, raw oysters, and happy hour by the People's Choice Awards on Sunny 105.7 FM, you won't find a better place to eat on the Alabama coast.

Visit Papa Rocco's online to browse their menu, and don't forget to like them on Facebook for their live music schedule and restaurant deals. If you have any questions, you can call the kitchen directly at (251) 948-7262.



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"Love the pizza, Italian sampler, mushrooms....the vibe is laid back and the people who work there do a fantastic job!!!! Be prepared for a wait during..."... more
- Tonya A. [Yelp, October 16, 2021]
"Papa Rocco's came in the CLUTCH tonight. After literally going to 3 different restaurants trying to get Togo food for my family after a long day on the road..."... more
- Sam P. [Yelp, September 10, 2021]
"Sweet staff great atmosphere and amazing food perfect for a family dinner. Definitely get the pizza it’s incredible."... more
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