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 register for Art al Fresco Classes

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


Schedule of Events

July 16 - Hands on Habitat with Orange Beach Wildlife Center
July 17 - Art al Fresco - Sand Castle University (free demo day, lunch on your own)
July 18 - Beach Games
July 19 - Oyster Bake Fridays with Live Music

July 23 - Hands on Habitat with AL Gulf Coast Zoo
July 24 - Art al Fresco - Shell Jewelry ($20)
July 25 - Beach Games
July 26 - Oyster Bake Fridays with Live Music

July 30 - Hands on Habitat with The Gulf Coast Center for Ecotourism & Sustainability
July 31 - Art al Fresco - DIY Hobo Bag ($20)
August 1 - Beach Games




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


Open Sunday - Thursday
7:30AM - 10PM

Friday & Saturday 7:20 AM - 11PM