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The Royal Scam

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American, Bar, Pub
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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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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Royal Scam is a favorite downtown eatery that specializes in sandwiches and comfort food. The food is good and atmosphere is good. Service is good and prices are OK.

Thank Trigerfish
Mobile, Alabama
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Been here many times...never been disappointed. Good food and price variety...great choice for travelers in surrounding hotels to grab dinner...suggest this place to many visitors who come from our Corp office as they usually stay in the Hampton a few doors down. Burgers to filets...

Thank Rainer G
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a cool little place. Very casual, with excellent food. In historic Mobile convenient to local hotels and shops.

Thank SuzyQ525
Mobile, Alabama
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Love the burgers here! They also have a great staff that will cater to your every need! Great food and great drinks. I would highly recommend this for date night!

Thank Phillip M
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for lunch. Very good had the salmon. The tuna looked amazing will have that next time. The mango salad was delicious.

Thank Janice Z
Daphne, Alabama
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45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I used to come by at least once a week but over a year ago they started cutting corners and they quality of the food has really deteriorated. Had the Asian salad and it was horrible. It used to be spicy you could taste the cilantro I asked if they had changed chefs but basically did not care. I don't... More 

Thank Maria M
Loudon, Tennessee
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a delicious meal here in downtown Mobile. We all ordered different things and everyone enjoyed their selection. We stopped for lunch but plan a return trip for dinner. We recommend the duck, the salad with crab cakes, the burgers or chicken.

Thank MaryLizdoc
New Orleans, Louisiana
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Traveling with a group of friends, we came across this gem of a place to grab a bite to eat before heading out for the evening. From the time we arrived the entire staff were gracious and the food was fantastic. Although we didn't intentionally seek out The Royal Scam, we were delightfully pleased with the service, food and ambiance.... More 

Thank James_McDaniel
Cocoa Beach, Florida, USA
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85 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am trying to figure out how this place has such great reviews. I was in town for business and decided to grab a couple appetizers for dinner at this restaurant. I searched the menu, noting that the prices were a bit high, but was optimistic that the food was worth it. I ordered the crab cakes and the fish... More 

Thank N W
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I recommend this place it's clean and really nice. With yummy food and fast service. It's a hole in the wall type place. They have great wine / beer pairings. The baby vegetables and spicy magi are to die for!!

Thank Sarah B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $40
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene
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?