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The Royal Scam

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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72 S Royal St, Mobile, AL 36602-3204
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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27 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

They always have a fantastic soup du jour - I've had a sweet potato and a tomato that were perfect for a chilly day. Also, the spicy mango salad is absolutely delicious.

Thank Katy H
Northport, United States
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped in quickly before our dancers competed at NYCDA dance competition across the street! Wait Staff was courteous & helpful with my to -go order! Menu had several options that all sounded great! Would recommend! 👍🏼

Thank Suzanne M
Dallas, Texas
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was skeptical about the spicy mango salad, but it is maybe the best thing I've eaten in recent memory. The Black and Blue Burger and Steak Sandwich also got high marks. Gumbo was good. There was a fairly large party there when we were, and it got quite loud but wasn't unbearable--we could still carry on a conversation. Casual... More 

Thank Meredith F
Caribou, Maine
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

my husband & I visited the mobile area this past week for a reunion of navy shipmates;as usual we were very tired from the flight(maine is a loooooong way away) we have limited mobility,so a "good" close place(from the hotel)was essential.I had read the reviews on line prior to visiting and recognized the place's name in the taxi when we... More 

Thank cwilley79
Denton, TX
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Based on the good reviews we stopped in on our way to Florida. Granted we were there at an odd time but service was just ok and really felt like we were intruding and bothering our waitress. Food was just ok and my sandwich was a bit over cooked. Wouldn't stop there again though maybe it was just a bad... More 

Thank Lisa C
Mobile, Alabama
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Royal Scam with a large group. We sat outside on the patio. Everything was wonderful!! The burger and fries were some of the best in town. Great cocktails and atmosphere!

Thank Andiebender
Mobile, Alabama
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Try the bacon and tomato sandwich, its awesome! We love to pop in here during Mardi Gras to grab dinner before the parade!

Thank KatiNelson
Pelham, Alabama
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Has a variety of dishes with a created favors of seafood, beef & foul.. Have great Fish Tacos. Prices are $$-$$$. Favorite place to eat on each trip to Mobile. Half a block walk from the Hampton Inn on Royal Street.

Thank Ron K
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staff very friendly, atmosphere nice,had music in the late afternoon .Would recommend it while you're out seeing the the town. They offer food,but I didn't eat.

Thank sjbwolfe
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Upscale pub menu, great service, this has become my go to place for dinner in downtown, Mobile. Highly reccomended

Thank Mike A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $40
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Bar scene, Families with children
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: 251-432-7226

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?