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The Royal Scam

72 S Royal St, Mobile, AL 36602-3204
+1 251-432-7226
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
72 S Royal St, Mobile, AL 36602-3204
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

At first glance, you would think this is a dress up establishment. It can be as it has a lot of hotel traffic being right across the street and on Royal Street but it is also very casual. This is another of our favorite local...More

Thank Ellen C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been to Mobile many times but this is the first time and certainly not last time I will visit here. Love the atmosphere as it it is small/quaint and a great place for a nice meal. Had the steak sandwich on the top from...More

Thank Keith K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

fairly small venue but friendly and pleasant. good choice of dinner foods well served. relatively expensive our waiter was good but certainly proud of himself. parking can be a challenge since it is on royal street downtown. parking garage close by, however.

Thank Cort S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped here for lunch on the way to Eastern Shore; had a delicious, memorable burger with pimento cheese and great fries. The other diner enjoyed the steak sandwich with slaw and fries. Busy, happening place at lunch. Would love to try for dinner as well!

Thank covingtonLouisiana
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Cocktails were gross...one tasted awful and the other one looked awful. Should have known when we looked at the sticky menus.

Thank Stefanie W
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Great service and food and right in downtown across from the Reannaissance Hotel. They have lots of draft beer and fresh food.

Thank crapsguy
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Great food! The employees were very kind and bringing the food and the prices were at all bad. And all I had an amazing experience. The service was amazing. Definetly eating there again! I highly recommend this as a eating place.

Thank Victor H
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Staff are friendly - attentive but not intrusive. A pretty good menu selection. My waiter was an adorable young chap with a real ‘boy next door’ about him (I’m old enough to be his mother so don’t misinterpret my comments about him 😁). Nice relaxed...More

Thank mauritiangirl56
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

This little restaurant dishes up great food. The Steak Scam Sandwich is my favorite and the sides are all delicious. The staff is friendly and efficient. Great place for lunch or dinner.

Thank Donna C
Reviewed 22 March 2018

Staff at Hampton Inn on Royal Street recommended The Royal Scam. They were right on. It was a busy Saturday night in Mobile and we walked in without reservations. All the tables up front were booked but they seated us at the back patio that...More

Thank pablo490
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Response from Carrie C | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Machelle B | Reviewed this property |
You need to contact the actual restaurant. I just ate there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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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