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The Royal Scam

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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72 S Royal St, Mobile, AL 36602-3204
+1 251-432-7226
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11:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Montgomery, Alabama
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68 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped in between the afternoon and evening Mardi Gras parades and felt lucky to see a couple of open tables. Then the kind hostess sat us at a table. Then our visit got weird for a minute. Another extremely rude waiter (tall, dark beard, earring) told us we had to leave the table because he had to save the... More 

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Thank Paul L
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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275 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We booked a reservation for dinner on the night of the Order of Polka Dots Mardi Parade. The restaurant is located on the parade route. Our large crowd was seated quickly and service was great!!! I had the seafood gumbo which was delicious!!! Friends ordered various entrees and everyone raved about the food!!! Great location and delicious food!!! Try it!!

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Thank CathyP1953
Manhattan, Kansas
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35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I came here for early dinner, and had no problem find a place to sit, an hour later, only sitting at the bar was possible. Good burgers. Good choice if you happend to be in downtown. Not kids friendly

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Thank Alberto Z
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Royal Scam is anything but a scam! It always offers delicious food and good service. My daughter and I stop here frequently when in the downtown area to grab quick lunches. They have a lot of variety on their menu--all carefully prepared. I highly recommend it.

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Thank KittyG40
Roswell, Georgia
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149 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After having to walk away from a crowded long wait, we found his gem. Festive cocktails. Nice wine and beer selection. Great burgers.

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Thank JFP63
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to Mobile twice and both times I have visited the Royal Scam. They serve great food, the staff and the clientele are friendly. This place is definitely worth a visit.

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Thank kmcdubb
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The burgers were so good. Our waitress did not put anything on my cheeseburger not even cheese but she generously fixed it. I was a little nervous because the title is the Royal SCAM. The refills were free luckily. The burgers were also so big and so filling there needs to be a kids menu or a smaller version of... More 

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Thank Ma'at S
Pensacola
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here one evening and had a fantastic dinner. The place was packed and they said there was dining in the back outside. I was a little skeptical, but they assured me they had heaters. Everything was fine and it was very romantic and much quieter. I would highly recommend anything you selected. There were 5 in our party... More 

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out there
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58 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice location downtown. Good food and service. The steaks are pretty tasty! Also has a full bar selection. We eat here regularly.

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Thank snootycoot
Branson West, Missouri
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good food, friendly staff, very accommodating. Interesting menu and delicious food. The drink selections are fun and unusual and the wine selection is nice. Very attentive and helped make a bad day better.

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Thank David W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72 S Royal St, Mobile, AL 36602-3204
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Mobile
  • Phone Number: +1 251-432-7226

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?