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 [...]

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 [...]