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The Royal Scam

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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72 S Royal St, Mobile, AL 36602-3204
+1 251-432-7226
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Jackson, Mississippi
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

After a long journey, we needed a good meal and this was the place to find it. The atmosphere is fantastic even with outside seating. The serving staff treated us like royalty. We were blessed that it was a quiet evening and we had their full attention. The food is freshly cooked with much detail. Really enjoyed eating and will... More 

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Concord, New Hampshire
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163 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The menu had a bit of everything but I was drawn to the hamburger selections and chose the Black & Blue Burger which was blackened angus beef topped with gorgonzola. It was done to perfection and very tasty as were the very crispy french fries. I was too full for dessert but took a piece of Peanut Butter Cheese Cake... More 

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McKenzie, TN
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139 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was just okay. We had read the reviews and had high hopes, but... the burgers were really dry and the menu options weren't that great.

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New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
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118 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Steak sandwich, mango salad, French fries, & ice tea. 1st the steak sandwich was fork tender and absolutely delicious, the mango salad was refreshing and delicious, the fries were better the my favorite McDonald's crunchy on the outside, a touch of salt, and tender on the inside. The ice tea was southern style with lemon.

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Anderson, Indiana
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Decent food came quickly to our business group. All the orders were perfect, came quickly, tasted good, didn't cost too much. Efficient and friendly, unobtrusive wait staff. Recommend!

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Providence, Rhode Island
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to visit when in Mobile, Alabama! Fish tacos and steak sandwich were awesome and the staff was excellent!

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Clinton, North Carolina
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to have an early dinner this evening while attending a conference. The Royal Scam was on the corner and a close walk from the Hampton and the Riverview. I had the pimiento cheese burger and my friend had chicken panini. Both were delicious. The pimiento cheese is made fresh and was delicious. Fries were beer battered and good. Also... More 

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New York City, New York
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93 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The seafood gumbo at The Royal Scam is amazing! I could eat it every night and actually did, during the week I stayed in Mobile. The steak they serve is supposed to be fantastic too, though I did not try it myself. If you're staying at the Hampton, this restaurant is very close by, just a few doors down. Treat... More 

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Charlotte, United States
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We had a group of 12 ladies in town for a tennis tournament, and made a reservation at The Royal Scam. There was an excellent selection of fresh fish (including ahi tuna, dolphin, and salmon. The ahi martini app was fresh and lightly seasoned with Wasabi aioli. Sides included fresh vegetables, sweet potato fries, Asian cole slaw, French fries, and... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Fun atmosphere, great food, and great service. Would recommend! The seafood gumbo and burgers are killer!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72 S Royal St, Mobile, AL 36602-3204
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Mobile
  • Phone Number: +1 251-432-7226

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