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What you need to know about gulf seafood

2017-02-15T16:18:31+00:00 February 15th, 2017|

Enjoying fresh gulf seafood is one of the best things about taking a vacation to the Alabama Gulf Coast. In addition, experts recommend eating seafood at least twice a week because of the health benefits. Fish and shellfish are wonderful (and delicious) sources of protein. Eating three ounces of seafood a day provides more than [...]

A little trip down memory lane with Nolan’s history

2017-02-10T19:07:59+00:00 February 10th, 2017|

How many couples had their first date on the dance floor at Nolan’s Restaurant? How many families have celebrated special occasions there over the last three decades? Is your family one of those? At Nolan’s Restaurant & Lounge, we are proud to carry on a long-time tradition on the Alabama Gulf Coast. What started in [...]

Four reasons to add Nolan’s to your Gulf Shores itinerary

2017-01-31T15:49:51+00:00 January 31st, 2017|

You should visit Nolan’s Restaurant while on vacation in Gulf Shores. Why? So glad you asked! Read on to learn four great reasons Nolan’s deserves to be high on your priority list. Our bacon-wrapped shrimp as an appetizer claims the spot as reason number one. Sure, we could have mentioned the oysters or lump crab [...]

What to Ask When Ordering Steak

2017-01-24T21:33:32+00:00 January 24th, 2017|

Do you know how to properly order a steak? We can help you out with that! At Nolan’s, we serve USDA choice beef. Only the very best cuts of meat. The differences in cuts of meat? A filet mignon is extremely tender. A ribeye is heavily marbled and very flavorful. Both are favorite choices by [...]

Nolan’s Insta-Worthy Libations

2017-01-24T21:37:43+00:00 January 11th, 2017|

A definition printed in 1806 describes a cocktail as a “stimulating liquor composed of any kind of sugar, water and bitters.” Today, the term cocktail encompasses an entire range of bar drinks. Made with herbs, citrus and top-shelf liquors, mixologists now create an array of delicious libations. A finely crafted cocktail is a thing of [...]

Book our private dining room for Mardi Gras parties

2017-01-24T21:22:01+00:00 January 4th, 2017|

It’s about time to let the good times roll on the Alabama Gulf Coast. That’s right, it’s Mardi Gras! Carnival season officially starts on Jan. 6, also known as Twelfth Night, or the Feast of Epiphany. It is also known as Three Kings Day, or the day the wise men visited the Christ child. On [...]

Nolan’s wine list offers plenty of variety

2016-12-23T14:51:49+00:00 December 23rd, 2016|

Like a little wine with your dinner? Our wine list at Nolan’s Restaurant offers highly rated wines that perfectly complement our delicious entrees. Kendall-Jackson Vintner’s Reserve Chardonnay consistently gets high ratings for its rich, creamy, full-bodied and buttery flavor. The Gary Farrell Chardonnay gets accolades from reviewers. Wine Enthusiast had this to say: “Smoothly seductive, [...]

Three reasons winter visitors will love Nolan’s!

2016-12-16T19:42:21+00:00 December 16th, 2016|

It’s time for winter visitors to begin their annual sojourn to the Alabama shores! When you are here, be sure to stop by Nolan’s Restaurant & Lounge to enjoy some Southern hospitality, delicious entrees, and plenty of music and dancing! In fact, we’ll mention just three reasons you should make us a stop this winter. [...]

Four specialty drinks to try at Nolan’s

2016-12-13T22:19:52+00:00 December 13th, 2016|

Whether you are meeting friends after work, dining out with business clients or enjoying a romantic evening for two, our Nolan’s wait staff wants your evening to meet the highest expectations. And that includes your cocktails. Of course, we do offer a selection of domestic, craft and imported beers, and an extensive wine list. But [...]

Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Nolan’s

2016-12-09T18:11:21+00:00 December 1st, 2016|

Making your plans for the New Year holiday? Are you planning to be on the Alabama Gulf Coast? If so, make it a memorable dinner and night out with us at Nolan’s Restaurant in Gulf Shores. We’ve been around a long time - since the 1980s, when we were located on the beach highway. Now [...]