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The Bull

609 Dauphin St, Mobile, AL 36602
251-378-5091
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Ranked #44 of 567 restaurants in Mobile
Cuisines: Southwestern, Mexican
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Spanish Fort, Alabama, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

This restaurant was a slight disappointment. We wanted to eat here for a while, and finally were able to go for my birthday. Our appetizer was better than our entrees (black bean dip and guacamole...really excellent). My husband had the brisket, which apparently a lot of people love, and it was just so-so. I had the pork loin with grits... More

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

The bar offers a wide selection with good bartenders. This is a "local" restaurant with a lot of regular patrons. The blue corn meal dusted oyster appetizer is great. The entrees range from a house favorite slow roasted brisket, to seared red fish or kobe beef meat loaf. Service was good and the atmosphere welcoming.

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Huntsville, AL
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70 reviews 70 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Ate here on a Sat evening with family and friends. Its a rather small casual type place but was nice and well appointed. Sat at the bar and had a few drinks and a little food. Lee was the bartender, service was great, she poured a nice drink and wasn't bad to look at either! Ordered the gumbo which was... More

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Nova Scotia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014 via mobile

Nicely appointed with a lovely menu. Good service. I would go again. My only disappointment was my meal was over salted for my taste.

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Salmon Arm
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121 reviews 121 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Went here last week before the Bill Maher concert and had a terrific dinner -- very possibly the best beef brisket (covered in a surprisingly tasty chopped chard coulis and surrounded by sweet potato puree) I've ever had. Friends dishes were also good -- scallops, shrimp (perhaps a bit overdone), and the young woman waiting on us was very helpful,... More

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Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Really enjoyed this restaurant, the food was delicious, perfect timing between courses. Very good service, wine & beer. Fresh seafood, vegetables, bread, etc

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Alabama
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

We had an excellent dinner and had lots of fun in The Bull's warm, convivial atmosphere on a freezing cold night! I ordered the red fish- I thought it was perfect, grilled and served with a tomato relish and potatoes. It was fresh and good. The service was great too!

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Mobile, Alabama
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

We celebrated our wedding anniversary with a wonderful dinner. Service was over the top with Taylor. The BCS Championship game was on and it was a Monday night so, it was not real busy. Great menu for steak or seafood and a nicer atmosphere than a lot of downtown restaurants.

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Easton, Maryland
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61 reviews 61 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

This place is great. Modern décor and thinking has gone into the business plan of Bull. They focus on localvore, sourcing from as close as possible. Our waiter even told us the eggs come from his families farm. Great seafood and meats (don't know why this page heading says Mexican, it's not) great wine list and service. Highly recommended.

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Alabama
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

My extended family all met here for Sunday brunch. This included two babies with carriers in tow. The wait staff was unbelievably accomodating to our needs. Service was prompt and the food was delicious. The atmosphere was of your typical elegant downtown Mobile flavor, but with booths instead of table / chairs. They did have a separate bar, but everyone... More

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