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2017 National Collegiate Beach Volleyball Championship

May 5-7, 2017 at Gulf Shores Public Beach

Bill’s By The Beach is just across the street from the National Collegiate Beach Volleyball Championship. It is perfect for accommodating large parties and offers you and your guests the opportunity to dine with a beach view. We have two dining rooms, Calloway accommodates 80 and Romeo accommodates 60. We have a fun “play area” underneath the restaurant to entertain the masses while you wait with a host of family games including Ping Pong tables, ladder golf, corn hole boards, washers, giant Jenga, and outdoor seating to enjoy our beach breeze and great view. We take reservations online at and (251) 948-5227. Continue reading »

Easter Brunch

Celebrate Easter Sunday on April 16, by enjoying a special brunch with a spectacular view of the beach. Whether you’re looking for an intimate affair to share with close family, or an out-of-doors afternoon spent soaking in the springtime with Mimosas and Eggs Benedict.

In addition to our menu, we will also be offering these Easter Brunch Specials. Book reservations now – don’t miss this exceptional dining experience! Continue reading »

Alabama Law for Restaurants

Alabama Restaurants are required to post the following message:
“Under Alabama Law, the consumer has the right to know, upon request to the food service establishment, the country of origin of farm raised fish or wild fish”
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Chef’s Table VIII

Our February Chef’s Table wine dinner was postponed due to a scheduling conflict with the Cooking Channel. Join us Wednesday, March 22, at 7pm for our next Chef’s Table, featuring traditional French wines from Jean-Paul Brun paired with three course meal by Chef Jon Gibson.
The Chef Table/Wine Dinner will benefit Destiny Brown, a dear friend of Bill’s By The Beach and Chef Jon who is experiencing kidney failure.  Destiny is a talented musician who has played at Bill’s in the past. Destiny is a featured editor at Gulf Coast Media, publisher of The Baldwin Times, The Onlooker, The Courier, The Islander, Beachin, The Buzz, The Alabama Gulf Coast Media Guide  and other publications. Net proceeds from our Dinner will go to Destiny to help offset her medical expenses.
Reservations are limited to 36. The cost is $35 per person. Call 251-948-5227 for reservations.

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Best Restaurants in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach

Smarter Travel
Watch out, Louisiana and Tennessee. You’re not the only Southern culinary destinations anymore—Alabama’s Gulf Shores and Orange Beach are quickly becoming a Southern foodie’s paradise, too. From fried seafood to burgers and beignet fries, all-star chefs are creating innovative southern dishes with farm-to-table ingredients in these seaside cities’ restaurants. Here are four of the best places to eat when you visit.
Bill’s by the Beach
Situated just steps from the beach, this Gulf Shores restaurant offers beautiful ocean views from inside and out on the deck. Bill’s is a multi-award winning restaurant, thanks to Jon Gibson, the Executive Chef, who has been featured on Food Network’s Beach Eats USA and many other cooking shows. Gibson is known for creating cutting-edge southern dishes by putting a modern spin on classic comfort food. Continue reading »