Wintzell's Oyster House

Food & Drink
5100 Sanderson St., Huntsville, AL 35805 5100 Sanderson St., Huntsville Directions
Today 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Open All Hours
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93% of 1056 customers recommended

About this Business

  • Cuisine
    Seafood, Southern
  • Price
    $15-$30
  • Hours
    Sun-Thu
    11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
    Fri-Sat
    11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Cuisine
    Seafood, Southern
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  • Attire
    Casual
  • Alcohol
    Available
  • Delivery
    No
  • Reservations
    Yes
  • Good For Kids
    Yes
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Report | 10 months ago
Great food. Great service!
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Report | a year ago
Excellent seafood, atmosphere great, service great!
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Report | a year ago
If you like fried green tomatoes then you've got to try theirs because they are out of this world good!
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Report | a year ago
Great lunch menu!
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Report | a year ago
EXCELLENT SEAFOOD; REASONABLE PRICES.
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Report | a year ago
Great happy hour appetizers with hours until 7pm. Excellent bread pudding!
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Report | a year ago
Food was excellent. Good service. Grilled oysters are a must try, but a little expensive for how small they were. The place was only about half full but they rushed you through dinner like they had people waiting for tables.
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Report | a year ago
The pivots are great.
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Report | a year ago
Food is wonderful as the service and friendlyness Old building but clean Thumbs up
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Report | a year ago
We LOVE Wintzell's Oyster House....our favorite is in Guntersville, but the one in Huntsville is closer. The Oyster Sampler is the BEST :)
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From Our Editors

In 1938, J. Oliver Wintzell opened a tiny seafood joint on Dauphin Street in historic Mobile, Alabama. With room for just six customers to hop up on barstools and sample oysters prepared in three signature styles—“fried, stewed, or nude"—the eatery harbored modest ambitions and kept itself in check with walls strewn with Oliver’s homespun sayings. Oysters this great can’t remain a secret for long, though, and Wintzell’s Oyster House began to grow at such a rate that Oliver was compelled to expand to new locations throughout Alabama.

Despite the restaurant’s rapid growth, remarkably little has changed since those early days. Oliver’s wit and wisdom still covers the walls, and the menu still tempts with its stuffed crabs, USDA-certified steaks, and signature oysters. In keeping with the cozy atmosphere Oliver cultivated by necessity more than 70 years ago, shuckers stationed at the oyster bar chat with diners as they garnish half shells with hickory-smoked bacon and slap away the tentacles of sneaky krakens. Tom Bross of Delta Sky Magazine has some helpful words of advice for first-time visitors to the restaurant: "Let the Southern hospitality, laid-back tempo and maybe a cold one help you unwind."

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