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The Royal Scam

72 S Royal St, Mobile, AL 36602-3204
+1 251-432-7226
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak sandwich” (31 reviews)
“mango salad” (17 reviews)
“roasted duck” (8 reviews)
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American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
72 S Royal St, Mobile, AL 36602-3204
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Have dined here on several occasions and have always enjoyed the food and the service. My last visit was a few weeks ago and we were looking for something light as it was very hot. We split several appetizers and we were very happy with...More

Thank kathrynk720
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and atmosphere. Downtown near exploreum and hotels. Dauphin street entertainment district two blocks away. Good service too. Not inexpensive

Thank Cort S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed near the cruise port one night pre-cruise. Looked for something close by and was lucky to discover this place. Many choices and friendly service. We had the best and I mean the best steak sandwich we have ever had. It came with two sides...More

Thank legalwife
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a quaint place. Was visiting with a local and he said he hasn't eaten anything that wasn't fantastic. It must be true coz all three of us ordered a different dish and all were outstanding. A great place to have lunch or dinner. They...More

Thank cajunfun
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Second time here. I love their food - so delicious and always well prepared. I had the blackened salmon sandwich and it was fantastic. I sat out back and it's a little run down out there. I wish they'd fix it up a little bit...More

Thank SarB6
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

After a long day and frazzled nerves, I needed a place to hide. The back porch at The Royal Scam was the perfect answer. Cool, laid back southern jam atmosphere, sharp attentive staff, and a quick kitchen checked all the boxes. Recommend the crab cakes...More

Thank sparkyeats
Reviewed 7 September 2017

My friends and I ate a late dinner here after a busy evening downtown. I had the mahi special and my friend had the salmon. Both were SUPERB. The tuna martini appetizer should not be missed. Excellent staff and delicious food. I would definitely eat...More

Thank Carrie C
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Located on Royal Street, close to hotels and points of interest in Mobile, you can have a delightful lunch or relaxing dinner with premium wine selection, all served by attentive staff. Their mango salad is a favorite "side" or often a main dish for me...More

Thank Gail D
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Was in mobile and went here because it was listed as top 10 restaurants in mobile. It's located on the corner downtown. Very limited street parking. Small interior. Was greeted and seated immediately. The serving situation was a little confusing, we had 3 people serving...More

Thank naturalme88
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Had a late lunch with family ordered the tuna as a appetizer it hang greens and mango chucks it was great.the light background music and fans give it a southern feel with exposed brick walls. The entree was black and blue burger with fries and...More

Thank Justin W
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19 February 2016|
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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, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, 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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