America's Best Seafood Dives 2012

It's the 15th anniversary of our annual celebration of the best seafood dives. To celebrate, fried-food guru Steve Millburg takes us on a tour of the 50 best ever.

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America's Best Seafood Dives 2012: Alabama
Writer: Steve Millburg, Illustrations: Matt Caserta


LuLu's at Homeport Marina, Gulf Shores
At this breezy tropical escape along the Intracoastal Waterway, I particularly like the blackened fish and seafood, the fish tacos, and, no kidding, the Krispy Kreme bread pudding. 251/967-5858 or

Sea-N-Suds, Gulf Shores
High-rises loom behind, but in front beckon white sand, blue sky, and turquoise water. I like the fried oysters and shrimp, and especially the wonderfully spicy gumbo. 251/948-7894 or
* Mix your own cocktail sauce—it's fun!

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