Crawmama's

Crawmama's of Guntersville was one of only 2 Alabama businesses named to the list of "the 25 best hole-in-the-wall seafood shacks in America."

Earlier this summer, MSN.com put out a list of the "25 best hole-in-the-wall seafood shacks in America."

Two Alabama businesses were on the list, Doc's in Orange Beach and Crawmama's in Guntersville. 

The website said this about Crawmama's:

"Crawmama's originally opened in 1987 with a completely different name: Crawdaddy's Seafood Shoppe. 32 years later, it finally bears a name that pays tribute to its female founder and co-owner, Charlotte Webb. She is, after all, the one who brought fresh seafood to Guntersville, Alabama, and today it's a local gem serving up fish prepared every which way, fantastic combo platters, shrimp, crawfish, oysters, crab and a few steak and chicken options."

Webb doesn't take any offense to being called a "hole-in-the-wall" seafood shack.

"That's what we are," she said. "We could be a nice sit down place if we wanted. I own that building in front of Crawmama's too."

But part of the business's identity is being a shack.

She said it's hard to believe they've been in business 32 years. 

"I feel blessed," she said. 

She said she was proud to be one of 2 businesses representing Alabama on the list. 

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