Get in on great beach activities this summer

2017-05-10T15:11:01+00:00 May 10th, 2017|

Who’s ready for summer? We have a lot of exciting events taking place in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, but do you really need a reason to visit the beach? The first official weekend of summer - the Memorial Day holiday - starts on Friday, May 26 and goes through Monday, May 29. The Amphitheater [...]

Health benefits of seafood

2017-04-26T14:40:14+00:00 April 26th, 2017|

We know fresh seafood is part of a healthy diet, but most of us don’t get enough. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says we should eat seafood twice a week for a healthy diet. And the American Heart Association says eating fish can prevent cardiovascular disease. Seared tuna, for example, is low in calories, but [...]

Reasons to host your next event at Nolan’s

2017-04-19T14:37:53+00:00 April 19th, 2017|

Did you know you can host an event in the Nolan’s Restaurant private dining room? And we can help, whether it's a rehearsal dinner, anniversary, reunion or office party. Nolan's provides an elegant dining atmosphere for your gathering, large or small. Our knowledgeable and experienced wait staff provide excellent service. Want a custom menu for [...]

What’s new on the Alabama coast this year?

2017-04-12T14:24:18+00:00 April 12th, 2017|

Do you visit Gulf Shores each summer? Thousands make their way to the Alabama beaches, where a familiar landscape welcomes them. At Nolan’s Restaurant, we are happy to be a part of that tradition where generations of visitors enjoy dining and dancing. Another iconic spot on the beach, however, will get a facelift this year. [...]

Food trends to expect in 2017

2017-04-05T14:22:40+00:00 April 5th, 2017|

Our chefs at Nolan’s Restaurant cook up coastal favorites, but they are always on the lookout for unique, tasty dishes to offer. Some exciting food trends are making their way to tables this year. Bon Appetit magazine spotlighted a few in a recent article. Have you spotted cauliflower on more menus? You may be soon, [...]

Get your Nolan’s dinner started with delectable choices

2017-03-29T21:35:35+00:00 March 29th, 2017|

When folks visit the Gulf Shores area, they like to take a vacation from the normal routine. For some visitors, that means enjoying seafood favorites as appetizers with their meals. The Nolan’s menu offers fried crab claws, baked oysters Bienville, baked oysters Rockefeller, lump crab cakes, and shrimp dishes such as cocktail and bacon wrapped. All [...]

Admire a sunset from Nolan’s patio bar

2017-03-22T14:59:14+00:00 March 22nd, 2017|

Do you love the colors of a sunset in the spring? Walt Whitman described the colors of a sunset as “gold, maroon and violet, dazzling silver, emerald, fawn.” We have a great spot - our patio bar - for sipping a drink and watching the sun set over Little Lagoon. After the first day of [...]

Can’t-miss events in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach

2017-03-15T15:11:55+00:00 March 15th, 2017|

As the poet John Clare said, “The spring is coming by a many signs.” On the Alabama Gulf Coast, it comes with spring break, along with a plethora of festivals and special events. One of those is the 2017 Wharf Boat & Yacht Show on March 23 through 26, showcasing more than $90 million in boats [...]

Nolan’s restaurant makes a great spot for March events

2017-03-08T17:10:06+00:00 March 8th, 2017|

When spring comes to the Alabama Gulf Coast, Nolan’s Restaurant offers a pleasant place to kick back and enjoy some of your favorite events. For example, you can lift a glass on St. Patrick’s Day to celebrate the patron saint of Ireland. This year’s feast day of March 17 falls on a Friday, making it [...]