5 new locally owned businesses and restaurants to check out in downtown Fairhope

Fairhope Local Restaurant, Featuring Amazing Outdoor Seating And Good Drinks In Downtown Area
Great place to sit outside and grab dinner and drinks with friends. (Dakota Keyser / Bham Now)

Fairhope has been lucky to have some new additions to the downtown small business and locally owned restaurant scene. Keep reading to learn more about these great new spots and a special grand opening!

1. Five Gold Monkeys

Five Gold Monkeys Shop: Furniture, Accessories, And Gifts In Downtown Fairhope
Super cute home decor and gifts shop downtown. (Dakota Keyser / Bham Now)

Five Gold Monkeys is a great one-stop shop for gifts, furniture, home decor and more. Additionally, they offer custom fabric and furniture. They carry many local favorite brands such as Estelle-colored glass stemware, Glamour Wash-Diva and Assouline Coffee Table Books. Fairhope is happy to welcome Five Gold Monkeys. You are sure to walk out with something in hand when shopping here.

  • Location: 51 S Section St, Fairhope, AL 36532
  • Hours: 10AM-5PM Monday to Saturday

2. Dukes Clothier

Dukes Clothing Boutique, Front Entrance In Downtown Fairhope.
Super cute clothing store in downtown Fairhope. (Dakota Keyser / Bham Now)

Dukes is a clothing boutique that started in 2016 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The owner soon expanded her storefronts to Birmingham, Athens, Georgia, and now Fairhope. You can be sure to find all the latest and best fashion items in Dukes and stay up to date with all new clothing trends. They have everything from incredible statement pieces to everyday basics.

“We want to make Dukes a fun environment and great shopping experience. And we love to build relationships with our customers – they become family.”

Hannah Adcox, Owner, Dukes Clothier
  • Location: 51 S Section St, Fairhope, AL 36532
  • Hours: 10AM-5PM Monday to Saturday

3. Ferus

Ferus By The Bay In Downtown Fairhope. Front Patio With Striped Umbrellas And Tabels.
The best location in downtown Fairhope to grab a beer and watch a great sunset. (Dakota Keyser / Bham Now)

Ferus opened in Fairhope back in May and quickly became a local favorite. They offer incredible outdoor seating in the heart of downtown Fairhope and their menu has something for everyone. They offer beer, wine and handcrafted cocktails and great food options like their very popular buffalo hummus. Ferus is located in a renovated historic home and dining here is a great way to feel like part of some of the incredible history in Fairhope.

  • Location: 51 S Church St, Fairhope, AL 36532
  • Hours: 11AM-9PM Tuesday to Thursday | 11AM-10PM Friday to Saturday | 11AM-8PM Sunday

4. Sean’s Prime Dining

Front Entrance Of Sean'S Prime Dining Restaurant In Downtown Fairhope.
A great dining experience in Fairhope. (Dakota Keyser / Bham Now)

Sean’s Prime was opened in downtown Fairhope in April by chef and owner, Sean Travis. Their menu includes tapas, such as ahi tuna wontons, and popular entrées items, such as lump blue crab cakes. They are a local family-owned restaurant that has great service and even better food. This is a dining experience you don’t want to miss!

“Sean’s is a casual dining experience with upscale cuisine. Fairhope has been very welcoming of the restaurant and we hope hope to provide amazing dishes to the community for many years to come.”

Sean Travis, Owner, Sean’s Prime Dining
  • Location: 58 N Section St, Fairhope, AL 36532
  • Hours: 11AM-9PM Wednesday to Saturday | 10AM-2PM Sunday

5. Pearl Seafood + Raw Bar

Pearl Is A New Seafood And Raw Bar Restaurant In Downtown Fairhope.
Pearl Seafood + Raw Bar in downtown Fairhope! (Dakota Keyser / Bham Now)

Pearl Seafood + Raw Bar is opening Wednesday, July, 6th at 4:30PM. The new restaurant features a main dining room and a beautiful bar where you can enjoy southern but contemporary favorites crafted by chef Will Sams. They will be serving locally-sourced seafood and featuring signature dishes such as their seafood gumbo. Fairhope is excited to be welcoming Pearl to the restaurant scene.

  • Location: 334 Fairhope Ave, Fairhope, AL 36532
  • Hours: 4:30PM-9PM Tuesday to Thursday | 4:30PM-10PM Friday to Saturday

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