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New Places to Eat and Drink in Fairhope for 2022

Chris Andrews | June 28, 2022


A lot of new places have opened this year in Fairhope. Check out these nine new places to eat and drink in Fairhope, Alabama for 2022! The first six are now open and last three are planning to open soon.


Oui Oui Paris 

Now open in the Homestead Village of Fairhope, Oui Oui Paris is a French American restaurant with an ever-changing menu. Seafood and steaks are constants on the menu but be on the lookout for twists like the Vienna Schnitzel or the Crab Cake Burger with New England Clam Chowder. They also are open for Sunday Brunch.  

a plate of foodSean’s Prime Dining 

Since opening in the spring of 2022 on Section Street, Sean’s has become one of the most popular restaurants on the Eastern Shore. With an eclectic menu from Connecticut Lobster Roll, tapas, to Fried Grouper Sandwich there is something for everyone to enjoy! 

Fairhope Burger Co. 

The newest restaurant open inside The Mill is Fairhope Burger Co. In addition to the dozen burgers on the menu, they also offer hot dogs, chicken sandwiches, and the biggest selection of loaded fries in town. All burgers are 100% Natural American Wagyu Beef and cooked smash style.  

Poke Bowl Sushi Burrito & Boba 

Whether you enjoy rice bowls, sushi burritos, or salad bowls, Poke Bowl has you covered! Add on an appetizer of seaweed salad, crab Rangoon, or edamame. They also offer over 20 flavors of boba, smoothies, or milk teas. They are now open at Plantation Pointe next to the Piggly Wiggly.

a glass of wine sitting on top of a table

Ferus by the Bay

Ferus By the Bay is the newest restaurant to open in Fairhope. Located in a historic home on the corner of Church and De La Mare, they offer a menu of burgers, sandwiches, and salads plus a dozen beers on tap that are brewed at their brewery in Birmingham. Enjoy great food and drink on their spacious deck! 

The Little Whiskey 

While not new to Fairhope, the new dinner menu at The Little Whiskey is brand new in 2022. Appetizers that include Pickled Shrimp, Duck Fries, Chicken & Waffles, and Maple Bacon Caprese Salad go along with entrees like an 8 oz. Filet, fish, and porkchop. They also serve a large cheese & charcuterie board along with a selection of pizzas.  

a plate of food with broccoli

Panini Pete’s Pasta and Pizza
Opening soon in the French Quarter is Panini Pete’s Pasta and Pizza! The landmark Panini Pete’s location will now be open in the evening serving a menu full of pastas, pizzas, and even a bar with drinks on tap inside a new indoor dining room.

Fairhope Squeeze 

Also coming soon to the French Quarter in the former Fairhope Chocolate location is Fairhope’s newest juice bar, Fairhope Squeeze. Owned and operated by the Panini Pete’s team, they are scheduled to open later in 2022.  

a glass of wine sitting on top of a tablePearl

The long-awaited opening of Pearl is coming in 2022. Located in the former R Bistro on Fairhope Ave, Pearl will feature a menu full of Gulf Coast favorites like raw and grilled oysters, seafood gumbo, and locally produced menu items. Craft cocktails and wine will also be featured once they open.