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The Oar House


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options

Location and contact

Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
American, Bar, Seafood
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed today via mobile

We enjoyed the Bayside view while eating in this Tikki Hut style restaurant. Watching the birds and boats peacefully bobbing in the marina. Service was exceptional. Very friendly server and was happy to answer our random questions. And the food was extremely fresh Fish tacos...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank beckyw934
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in on 3-8-19 with my adult children. First time experience. Was a little put off by the "seat yourself" concept as this is quite a large place, but were finally able to secure a table after about 15 minutes of hovering by the bar....More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank BeachLover1966
Reviewed 24 December 2018 via mobile

My husband had the shrimp Po-boy and I had the fish and chips. Both were very good. We actually got there right before closing and had to eat in our car since we had our dog. (Normally they are dog friendly but it was cooler...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Alabama-Min_pin_mom
Reviewed 18 December 2018

Without GPS we would have never located the restaurant as it is not directly on Pace Blvd, but down a narrow driveway just off the road. For two of our very elderly guests the parking lot was a long way from the restaurant which is...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank pamelagay2015
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

I met here with coworkers for a working lunch after a couple of people recommended it and given the choice again we will pass. Maybe we are just spoiled in Mississippi with the great seafood places we have, but this place was pretty bland. We...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Gulf_Coast_Chowhound
Reviewed 27 November 2018

My husband and I came here for dinner on our first night in Pensacola, and we really enjoyed it .He got the seafood platter, and I had shrimp&grits.Both were well cooked, tasty, and generous portions.My husband decided to splurge on his diet with an ice...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank susan s
Reviewed 16 November 2018

Was in town house hunting. Stopped by for dinner and was surprised to find so many GF choices. I had the shrimp and grits, which was amazing. My husband got the Paella, also wonderful. Can't wait to be a regular customer. Such good food, great...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Bearrycute1970
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

We arrived on a Sunday night, it was crowded but we found seats immediately. Service was impeccable! I got Fish and Chips but opted for Cheese Grits instead of fries. Delicious! My husband got the fish tacos, also delicious! Only minus was singer was too...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank LindaMolly
Reviewed 29 October 2018

We've been regulars since February this year and unfortunately the food quality and service has been in steady decline. This last visit capped it off and we won't be going back. Bartender entered wrong order, manager said "too bad...I hope you enjoyed your meal". It...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Mike D
Reviewed 12 October 2018

Very nice, Great Location, lil pricey. The fried blue crab claws were awesome, especially with the dip they serve with them.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Christian H
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9 May 2018|
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Response from nathan w | Property representative |
We do not take reservations, we are first come first serve all the time.
21 November 2017|
Response from nathan w | Property representative |
We are closed thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day. All other days of the year we open at 11am and do not take reservations. Thanks for your interest and have a happy thanksgiving
16 August 2016|
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Response from nathan w | Property representative |
We are not equipped to sell gift cards on line, unfortunately we can not do this over the phone either due to so much credit card fraud these days. I am sorry for the inconvenience and appreciate your interest in our gift... More
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