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2701 Battleship Pkwy, Mobile, AL 36602
(251) 433-3790
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6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 16
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 23
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Undergoing a Rebuild/Remodel

The restaurant recently caught fire. It is closed or now. Go to the Original Oyster House instead. OOH has a variety offered on their menu.

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
cynthia s
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Kennesaw, Georgia
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Kennesaw, Georgia
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The restaurant recently caught fire. It is closed or now. Go to the Original Oyster House instead. OOH has a variety offered on their menu.

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Gandeeville, West Virginia
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I was there with a giant group of people who reserved the restaurant for the evening. You would think that since they knew that there would be a lot of people that they would plan the evening out better and have more cooks and a better wait staff. Instead, there was only ONE cook and a wait staff that did... More 

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Butler, Alabama
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

I have seriously never had a worse experience dining. I was with my husband and 5 other members of our family from age 9 to 75. We actually had fun because we were in constant giggles about how ridiculous the service was. Their menu is impressive with the variety, the problem is that the "chef" doesn't know how to make... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This isnt a review of the food but a review of the place that doesnt alow you to Use their restrooms after a 5 hours drive without having to buy something..stay away from this place

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Pensacola, Florida
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

I was surprised to read some of the negative blogs so something must have changed recently. When we were there June 9th my husband and I had the fried flounder lunch special with butter beans and collards. My daughter had the shrimp and crab claws. They gave me a generous piece of fish which surprised me on a lunch menu.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 via mobile

We almost dine and dashed on our drinks because we waited so long. There was just us and another couple in the entire place. Our waitress made some joke when I asked for water with lemons and after her staring at me, I said ice water is fine. Food... well, it was ediable. We were hungry because we had just... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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58 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Okay, we stopped here on the way to the USS Alabama because we were starving. I wish I had read the reviews before we stopped. This restaurant is situated immediately outside of the park so it is the most convenient. The decorum is very worn and dated. The cleanliness when we went at 2:00 on a Saturday, was questionable. The... More 

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Calera, Alabama
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6 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

When we arrived we should have left, there was no one around when we walked in around 3:30pm after a few minuets someone finally came out and sat us. We had a waiter that had just come on shift and was awful, he waited forever to take our order and when tea glasses were empty he never acknowledged until we... More 

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Greenwood, Indiana, United States
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71 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We stopped here after the USS Alabama tour and we where starving. We didn't want to wait and drive the extra few miles to other restaurants. We should have kept driving. As mentioned in other posts, this place is tired, the staff is tired and the food mediocre at best. All the portions where large and average priced. The chicken... More 

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Hattiesburg, Mississippi, USA
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

We were traveling through Mobile and happened across The Captain's Table. As it was Saturday night at 6:00 pm, all the other restaurants nearby were packed. My husband and I decided to take a chance because we didn't feel like waiting an hour to get a table elsewhere. We were seated immediately. The restaurant was fairly empty. We weren't sure... More 

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Additional Information about John's Word

Address: 2701 Battleship Pkwy, Mobile, AL 36602
Phone Number: (251) 433-3790
Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Mobile
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2701 Battleship Pkwy, Mobile, AL 36602
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Mobile
  • Phone Number: (251) 433-3790

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm

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