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The Royal Scam

72 S Royal St, Mobile, AL 36602-3204
+1 251-432-7226
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
72 S Royal St, Mobile, AL 36602-3204
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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Great food great price the Royal Scam had amazing food. Best salad I have ever had. Amazing fries and steak sandwich. All for $12

Thank SuzyQ12345
Reviewed 29 June 2018

We truly enjoyed the ambience of this restaurant and the old-time feel of downtown Mobile was just what out-of-towners like us were looking for... The gumbo was fantastic and the service was great! Would highly recommend if you're looking for historic place to eat with...More

Thank 2SS_SAC
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Burger was great, service was awesome, and atmosphere was quaint! My wife and I loved it! The mango salad, and I don’t like mangos, was great! Such a great pairing with my bacon cheddar burger with added mushrooms! Go, you won’t be sorry!

Thank Adam K
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

We chose this establishment based on trip advisor, but when we arrived it seemed a little fancier than what we were wanting. However, the atmosphere turned out to be quite relaxing, and the food was delicious. My husband enjoyed the bacon burger, and I had...More

Thank kelleys62
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

We have been to the Royal Scam many times, but this time was different. I ordered the special of the night rack of lamb with garlic mash and asparagus. I can honestly say none of it was seasoned correctly. Lamb tasted bland, garlic mash were...More

Thank Clint T
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

Nice lunch spot! Service is slow. Vibes are good. Food was tasty. Parking limited but in close proximity to other attractions.

Thank Tanya J
Reviewed 30 May 2018

Went by with friends for lunch. They were very accommodating for a table of 7, and split the bill without complaint. They did automatically add gratuity, which is common for bigger groups. The food was good but not exceptional.

Thank Randall G
Reviewed 28 May 2018

A group of high school friends, getting close to our 50th reunion, met for dinner. Great atmosphere. Good food.

Thank AnconAnne
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

At first glance, you would think this is a dress up establishment. It can be as it has a lot of hotel traffic being right across the street and on Royal Street but it is also very casual. This is another of our favorite local...More

Thank Ellen C
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Have been to Mobile many times but this is the first time and certainly not last time I will visit here. Love the atmosphere as it it is small/quaint and a great place for a nice meal. Had the steak sandwich on the top from...More

Thank Keith K
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Response from Carrie C | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Machelle B | Reviewed this property |
You need to contact the actual restaurant. I just ate there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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: +1 251-432-7226
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