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John's Word - CLOSED

2701 Battleship Pkwy, Mobile, AL 36602-8003
+1 251-433-3790
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible36%
Jan 1, 2016
“John's Word”
Nov 11, 2015
“Breakfast is waaay overpriced.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2701 Battleship Pkwy, Mobile, AL 36602-8003
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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...More

1  Thank Shawn H
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...More

Thank Hmichell78
Reviewed December 9, 2014 via mobile

At my wife's suggestion, we gave this place a try and it wasn't a disappointment. We both got the lunch special offering a main entrée, 2 sides, corn bread, with bread pudding or ice cream for dessert. The blackened salmon was a surprisingly large portion...More

Thank James S
Reviewed November 13, 2014

The Captains Table restaurant inside John's Word was a quiet location for dinner after the Mobile Ballet on Sunday afternoon. There were only a few patrons. The wait staff person was very good in making fresh coffee for our table, letting us know that there...More

Thank CauzIsaid
Reviewed November 8, 2014

This is were the Locals go. Next to the USS ALABAMA, You can visit the Battleship and then enjoy a great meal at John Words.

Thank Lilbama
Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

Visiting a friend from Mobile and this was his suggestion. Had a more extensive menu than I expected with lots of seafood choices plus steaks. The view from the back room out over the water and the Alabama added to the atmosphere. Very attentive wait...More

Thank MsNance-TX
Reviewed August 26, 2014

Wow, this is place is so bad. The name on the sign said "Captain's table" instead of John Word's. The decor looks as if it came from the 1940s (as do most of the customers) except its not that charming old style, its that crappy...More

3  Thank pharmacyguyX
Reviewed July 19, 2014

Have been there a few times. Service was not outstanding, but my husband liked the prime rib. Went there on July 11, 2014 and this was the straw that broke the camel's back. My husband got upset. We will not be going back. We were...More

4  Thank Sandy D
Reviewed June 17, 2014

This story is way to long to write. We arrived at 4:30 and went ot the bar. It was the bartender's 2nd day. She did not know how to make many of the drinks we ordered. We sat down at our table and waited for...More

3  Thank mwb1266
Reviewed April 24, 2014

Was recommended by locals that I could get a great steak here, and they were right. Service was friendly and food excellent, I had the 1/2 Ribeye. Was cooked properly and was what a steak should be. Felt bad though, as it was very slow...it...More

1  Thank Phil S
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  • Address: 2701 Battleship Pkwy, Mobile, AL 36602-8003
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Mobile
  • Phone Number: +1 251-433-3790
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