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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 [...]

Include Nolan’s in your spring break plans

2017-02-28T15:11:05+00:00 February 28th, 2017|

Planning a trip to the Alabama Gulf Coast for spring break? Set aside one night to dine with us at Nolan’s Restaurant, a longtime Gulf Shores tradition. Located in Sawgrass Landing, next to the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, Nolan’s offers local seafood, perfectly prepared steak and Mediterranean specialty dishes. Start with an appetizer like the [...]

Frequently asked questions, answered

2017-02-22T02:52:35+00:00 February 22nd, 2017|

At Nolan’s Restaurant & Lounge, we want you to feel like you are part of the family. Our restaurant is family friendly, but a little more upscale than some of the beach eateries. So to help make you comfortable, we are answering a few of the frequently asked questions. Do I need a reservation? Reservations [...]

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 [...]