EVENT CATERING

THE PREMIER CATERER OF

ORANGE BEACH AND GULF SHORES.

 

Shipp’s Harbour Grill has set the standard in waterfront dining in Orange Beach using only the freshest ingredients available and  fresh local seafood.  In addition to offering lunch and dinner seven days a week, we also cater weddings and private parties. The owners Regina and Matt Shipp have owned restaurants in Mobile and Orange Beach for over 20 years. Matt, a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, has tempted the Gulf Coast with his culinary creations for over 22 years, and worked in famous restaurants in New York and New Orleans. 

Shipp's Harbour Grill is located at Sportsman Marina, directly on the water, with the best view on the island.  Shipp’s Harbour Grill has beautiful indoor dining with large window seating and an outdoor covered patio both overlooking the harbor, as well as a large covered  deck with a bird’s eye view of Perdido Pass. Private dining areas are available for any size group. Seating capacity exceeds 400 when using all dining areas inside and out.

Shipp’s Catering goes to you anywhere in Baldwin county.  Whether you are planning a corporate function or the wedding of your dreams Shipp’s catering will cater your event at your location. 

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Because we use only fresh seafood pricing is not included on the menus to follow. Prices change daily depending on availability. Please call and we will price out the menu you select on an individual basis.

Most reception, buffet, or seated dinner menus run between $24 - $28 per person depending on your selections. Lunch or brunch menus run between $14 - $18 depending on selections.

For More Details or to Schedule Your Event

Call 251-228-38900 or click below

 


Special Events, Wedding, and Catering Frequently Asked Questions 

Answers to most of your questions about Special Events at Shipp's

 

Does Shipp's accept reservations for large parties?

  • Yes, parties up to 20 can make reservations on-line.
  • Larger groups need to call Regina at 251- 751-6164.

Is there a rental fee for a private dining space?

  • No,  but there are minimum guarantees for private space as listed below:
    • The upstairs deck requires 100 paying adults to be private the maximum seated number of guest it will accommodate is 125.
    • The downstairs covered porch requires a minimum of 45 to be reserved private the maximum number of seated guest is 50.
    • You can reserve 1/2 of the upstairs deck for smaller parties as well as other large tables throughout the restaurant.

Where do I start?  

  • Start by submitting an email or calling Regina.

How much is the deposit? 

  • $250 for parties of 40 or less
  • $500 for parties over 40

Once you pay your deposit your date is booked.

The deposit amount does come off the final payment.

Can I decorate?

 Yes, the space will be available one hour prior to your event.

Can I bring a wedding cake?

Yes, there is a two dollar per person cake cutting fee a Shipp's crew member is required to cut and serve the cake.

Can I bring in a birthday cake?

Yes, there is a two dollar per person cake cutting fee a Shipp's crew member is required to cut and serve the cake.

Can I bring in dessert?

We allow wedding cakes and birthdays cakes to be brought into Shipp's, we do not allow any other desserts, cookies, cheesecake, etc. The food quality of the food served at Shipp's effects our reputation  we do not allow outside vendors food to be served.  We will gladly prepare a dessert for a special occasion with advance notice  for a large group celebration.

Can I bring in wine, liquor, or beer?

No, all alcoholic beverages must be purchased from Shipp's it is illegal in Baldwin County to bring alcohol to an establishment that has an on-premise liquor license.

Can I customize the menus listed online?

Yes, these are just suggestions of some of our favorite menus.

Are tablecloths included? 

No, but we do rent tablecloths for you if you would like cloths on the tables. There is an additional charge of $5 per cloth

Does Shipp's cater off-site?

Yes, we cater anywhere within a 50 mile radius

Is there a children's menu available?

Yes, the children's menu is listed on our website or you can order chicken fingers for all the kids and keep it simple. Children are charged the pricing from the children's menu.

When is the final payment due? 

The week of your event our special events director will contact you to go over all details and collect the final payment.

Does Shipp's offer wedding packages? 

Yes, under weddings on our website click the link to Sanddollar beach weddings.

Can I schedule a tasting?

Yes, Shipp's will be glad to do a tasting any day between 2p.m. and 5p.m.  You or your wedding planner must schedule a tasting at Shipp's.

 

 

You don't just EAT at SHIPP'S.

You enjoy a Dining Experience

 

Shipp's Harbour Grill offers many different dining experiences. You can enjoy the view of the harbour from inside our cozy, seaside cottage or soak in the salt air on one of our outdoor dining areas. Our roof top deck has one the best views on the island, offering a birds eye view of Perdido Pass and Robinson Island.

 

 
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Captain's Quarters

LARGE PARTIES LOVE OUR TABLE

Our custom made large wooden table accommodates parties up to 24.  Adjacent to the bar, it's perfect for large families and groups.

 

Jellyfish Room

DINE AMONG THE JELLYFISH

Handmade jellyfish that were featured at the Birmingham Children's Art Exhibit, before finding their home at Shipp's, hang in this whimsical dining area. Booth and chair seating make this are great for families and large parties.

 

Oar Room Dining Area

PERFECT FOR SMALL GROUPS

The Oar Room offers semi-private seating for parties up to 14.  The perfect place to get out of the crowd.

 

 

Lower Dining Room

OUTDOOR VIEW - INSIDE COOL

Grab a window seat and overlook the harbour as you enjoy your meal. 

 
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Main Inside Dining Area

Try our booth style seating

Our main inside dining area offers a view of the harbour & marina. With distressed wood flooring & tables, nautical maps, and hanging lanterns guest enjoy dining in a shabby chic beached setting.

 
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Front Porch Dining Area

dockside dining at it's best

Offering easy access, outdoor dining for couples or large parties, our porch is a local favorite.  Next to the harbour dock, it's great place for small to medium receptions.

Upper Deck Dining Area

great for private parties!

Our large upper deck offers open air, covered seating with the best view on the island.  Over dinner, watch the harbour come to life as the sun slowly fades at the end of a perfect day.