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Isn’t it time to try our lounge menu?

2017-09-20T15:18:23+00:00 September 20th, 2017|

We love having you and your family, or a group of friends come by Nolan’s Restaurant for a nice dinner out. But it doesn’t have to be a special occasion to bring you in for a meal. A separate menu (or our full one, if you prefer) is available in our lounge and patio bar [...]

What guests are saying about Nolan’s on Facebook

2017-09-18T13:18:01+00:00 September 18th, 2017|

We love when our guests let us know how we’re doing at Nolan’s Restaurant & Lounge via our Facebook page. Some of the more recent posts include this one from Rachel Erickson Lopez: “Nolan's was wonderful! The service was prompt and attentive. The food was AMAZING and the portion sizes were huge. After having paid [...]

Tips for keeping kids well-behaved at restaurants

2017-08-23T14:35:12+00:00 August 23rd, 2017|

Gulf Shores is a family beach destination, so we love welcoming kids to dine at Nolan’s Restaurant. But parents get nervous sometimes about dining out with children, especially when they are young. Don’t be. Our staff is ready to handle family groups, no matter how large they are and no matter how young the kids [...]

Food festivals to look forward to

2017-08-16T17:11:24+00:00 August 16th, 2017|

With summer practically in the rearview mirror, we’re looking ahead to the fantastic fall festival season we enjoy here on the Alabama coast. There are lots of tantalizing events to tempt your taste buds, so we’ll just give you a quick rundown to help you out. One of the area’s most flavorful festivals is the [...]

Photo essay: Food shots from social media

2017-08-09T13:20:37+00:00 August 9th, 2017|

We love seeing photos that our guests post on social media! Next time you’re enjoying your meal at Nolan’s Restaurant, go ahead, snap a shot and share. Post on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter with a #NolansRestaurant hashtag. Check out a few that our diners have put out there.               [...]

Plan the perfect romantic dinner at Nolan’s

2017-08-02T14:16:26+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|

What comes to mind when you think of a romantic dinner? Candlelight? White linen tablecloths? A velvety wine? Aged steak? Fresh seafood? Slow-dancing? Nolan’s Restaurant is the one place on the Alabama coast where you can experience that type of romantic ambiance. For 30 years, we’ve been the go-to choice for a romantic night out [...]

Enjoy the rest of your summer with these Gulf Shores events

2017-07-26T20:34:55+00:00 July 26th, 2017|

Everyone’s looking for that endless summer, and in Gulf Shores the fun continues with tons of activities. Start with Shark Week at Gulf State Park during July 24-28. Admission is free! Kids can enjoy programs, games, quizzes, movies and prizes at the Gulf State Park pier from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Speaking of the [...]

Our Four Most-ordered Menu Items at Nolan’s

2017-07-19T17:36:52+00:00 July 19th, 2017|

We know it’s hard to know what to order from the Nolan’s Restaurant menu - we offer a wide selection of house specialties, steaks, seafood and Greek-style entrees. But we’ll help you narrow it down by telling you about the four dishes most often ordered by diners. A top choice is our prime rib, perfectly [...]

How to plan a private party at Nolan’s

2017-07-12T15:46:24+00:00 July 12th, 2017|

Planning a wedding? You’ll need a beautiful venue for your rehearsal dinner. Luckily, we have one. Nolan’s has a private dining room that makes a great place to hold your business gathering, anniversary celebration, engagement party or family reunion. We can even customize a menu just for your special occasion. Feel free to order off [...]

Our favorite things about Gulf Shores

2017-07-07T17:09:37+00:00 July 7th, 2017|

We love that Nolan’s Restaurant & Lounge is a part of the Gulf Shores community. In fact, we’ve been serving visitors and locals since 1987. So we have a few thoughts on our favorite things about Gulf Shores. We’ll start with the obvious: the beach. We challenge you to find a more beautiful stretch of [...]