About Us

About Us

Chef/OwnerTyler Kean….Orginally from Baton Rouge, LA; Chef Tyler graduated the Culinary Institute of America ’96. Open his first restaurant “Kean’s Carriage House” at the Myrtles Plantation in St Francisville, LA in 1997. He took the reigns of the Fairhope Inn and Restaurant in Oct. 2000.  Tyler is married and has three sons.

The Fairhope Inn is a perfect location for weddings, rehearsal dinners, bridesmaid luncheons, corporate meetings and dinners, or just that special occasion. The House and Courtyard of the Inn can accommodate 250 people. We offer a private dining room which is ideal for corporate meetings or smaller dinner meetings. Our beautiful bar with its antique gun case invites you to a pre-dinner cocktail or a chance to sample one of our 81 different wines.

"I've never had a meal here that was anything short of superb. We also had our wedding reception here, and it was fabulous from the planning process through to the end. The entire staff made things easy, delicious, and fun!"

"The up most thanks to the Fairhope Inn. We went for her birthday and the staff went above and beyond to make sure it was a night to remember forever. From here on out we will be sharing every birthday here. Thanks again for a fantastic meal and experience."

"My family and I have been going here every Christmas Eve for past couple of years. It is a very special place for dining. We plan to go more often this year. The four of us believe it is a Fairhope jewel."


"Always first class and wonderful food and ambiance"

"Always a delicious meal! Fairhope Inn is our place to go for special events or just a pleasant evening with wonderful food!"

"We held a baby shower at Fairhope Inn yesterday for brunch and everything about it was splendid. The food was delicious. The service was top notch. Everyone had a wonderful time. They really did a fantastic job!!"

"We had dinner last night and we both ordered different dishes and had 4 courses which everything was delicious! The flavor and presentation were wonderful and service was great! It was our first visit and it won't be our last! Fairhope Inn is now our special place and look forward to our next visit to try some other dishes! Thank you for a memorable night!!"