The best waterfront seafood restaurants in Orange Beach and Gulf Shores AL. Great Food, Casual Dining, Waterfront Views

Waterway Village

Tacky Jacks Gulf Shores, our newest location, sits among beautiful old oak trees directly on the Intracoastal Waterway at the curve on Canal Road. We offer a fun, casual dining experience for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner every day starting at 7:30.

Our menu offers something to please any appetite including our award winning “farmer’s omelet, hearty appetizers, seafood, chicken and steak entrees, burgers, wraps, salads, and desserts. Don’t miss our “Famous Bushwacker” voted best on the Coast. Kick back downstairs in Jacks Bar, an open air bar with perfect view of the children’s sand/play area, the waterway and great musician entertaining.

Our gift shop features Tacky Jacks items and unique gifts from talented local artists. Check out our website and Facebook for music, bingo, karaoke, open Mic and special lunch activities.

Always-family friendly!

Tacky Jacks Gulf Shores presents the 7th Annual Summer of Fun featuring art classes, a hands on nature series, beach games, and a waterfront oyster bake with live music at lunch

If you are looking for some afternoon fun this summer then look no further than Tacky Jacks in Gulf Shores. The Summer of Fun series will feature different events to include regional artists, local organizations, and musicians each Tuesday through Friday this summer beginning June 4. Join us for Hands on Habitat, Art al Fresco, Tacky Jacks Beach Games, and Oyster Bake Fridays.

Click Here to catch all of the action from Tacky Jacks Beach Games on Tacky TV!


Join us for the 6th  Annual Bloody Mary 5K

Saturday August 31

5K Run/Walk on Flat FAST city and neighborhood streets.  If you want to earn a PR or just have fun, THIS is the Labor Day weekend event you want to do. The race starts  just 1 block west of Tacky Jacks- right in front of Acme Oyster Bar.

Since this weekend "kicks off" the Football season- we will be having our traditional Team Spirit Awards. So wear your Favorite School colors and be eligible for Individual prizes! All events start at 7:30AM. 

Event details and schedule

Thursday, Aug 29 - Online Registration closes 

Friday, August 30 - Early Packet Pick-up and late registration at Tacky Jacks Gulf Shores available from 4 - 7 PM.

Saturday, August 31- Late packet pick-up and race day registration at Tacky Jacks Gulf Shores available from 6 - 7:15AM.

Saturday, Aug 31

Race time 7:30 AM.  The 5K  will start and finish at Tacky Jacks in Gulf Shores, AL.

After the races, the post-race party will include FREE BEER -FOOD & BLOODY MARYS for ALL Runners and walkers, Great Music, Age group awards (custom age group medals will be presented).

And you will get one of the BEST race shirts you have ever seen!

Its a Labor Day weekend Tradition.




240 E 24th Ave
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251) 948-8881


Open Sunday - Thursday
7:30AM - 9PM

Friday & Saturday 7:30 AM - 10PM