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The Royal Scam

72 S Royal St, Mobile, AL 36602-3204
251-436-0058
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Ranked #18 of 566 restaurants in Mobile
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $40
Cuisines: Tapas, Bistro, Sandwiches
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night
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English first
Charleston, South Carolina
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19 reviews 19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW

Great dinner petite filet for $25 and super martini for $7.50 an amazing fund a block away from Hampton Inn. Go enjoy. I will be back. 😊🍷. Nan M.

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New York City, New York
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39 reviews 39 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

The Royal Scam is a bit pricey, but the food is fantastic. Try the seafood gumbo. I had it four or five times in two weeks. That's how good it was! It can get very busy at lunchtime but isn't too crowded in the evening. It's on the same block as the Hampton Inn, so if you're staying there, it's... More

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Cleveland, Ohio
Top Contributor
241 reviews 241 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

great little place in downtown mobile. really neat menu with plenty of daily specials. super friendly staff. highly recommend the gumbo. seafood, sandwiches, salads - its all good

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Moab
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74 reviews 74 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Nice restaurant at Royal Street. Got some beer and a variety of good food, seafood as well as others delicious things. The next time again....

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Savannah, Georgia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Great Food - Crab cakes and Bread Pudding - what more is there to say!!! The staff is friendly and helpful -

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Austin, TX
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Great selection of coastal cuisine in downtown Mobile. Had an awesome Filet here this past December. Try their Spicy Crab Cakes..so good that we ordered seconds!

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Madison, Wisconsin
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The food is usually very good or good but it can get a little boring for those of us who visit often. Fish dishes rock

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Cypress CA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Food portions are very small, but what you get is very tasty. Ate here twice, while in town for a convention. First night the service was adequate, although the wife had to send her filet steak back to be cooked more. The second night an older gray hair woman was our server, and the service was terrible. The place had... More

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Montclair, New Jersey, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Nice little restaurant with good food and innovation. The price was very reasonable and the services was friendly.

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Boron, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

We sat down to eat and the setting was good but the server kept mixing up our order. Our tea was sweet one minute and not the next. The filets that were ordered were not cooked as asked for. Also there was a big chunk of hair in one of our meals really not a good thing. The server did... More

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