We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

The Royal Scam

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
American, Bar
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
72 S Royal St, Mobile, AL 36602-3204
+1 251-432-7226
Website
Today
11:00 - 23:00
Open now
All hours
Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

358 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 352: English reviews
Pensacola, Florida
Level Contributor
12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous atmosphere, great location, attentive staff, and an excellent meal! We enjoyed it very much and would recommend it!

Helpful?
Thank Kriz10M
Level Contributor
23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The atmosphere for dinner was causal dressed, in walking distance if staying downtown. We ordered the land & sea and pork chop. The Land & Sea was prepared so delicious I would recommend this with crab cakes. The steak was tender with good flavor, choosing the crab cakes which melt in your mouth. The pork chop was a 2-3" cut... More 

Helpful?
Thank Penny L
Jackson, Alabama
Level Contributor
13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Convenient to hotels and aware of your needs when in a hurry. Good food, great service. Prime rib sandwich with horseradish sauce is superb. Mango slaw - always my pick. Various price points from salads to steaks.

Helpful?
Thank 15djf
Level Contributor
156 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Expected more based on its location and reviews. Slightly overrated. Dinner and desert were ok, again expected a lot more.

Helpful?
Thank Ronnie K
Chattanooga, Tennessee
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Royal Scam is across the street from the Marriott Renaissance where I was staying for a conference, so it was convenient. I had read multiple reviews about the Royal Scam, so I thought it was a safe bet. It was a Wednesday night, and the happy hour crowd was gone, so it was pretty quiet. The server was quick... More 

Helpful?
Thank karenpC7693TK
Pascagoula, Mississippi
Level Contributor
28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I took my family here after reading reviews and receiving recommendations from out of town friends. We liked the covered patio and the place is nice overall. The device was good considering there was only one waitress for the whole place. My kids got the lemonade and it was horrible, I'm not sure if it was cheap mix or the... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank James L
Level Contributor
10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Love this little place. I always visit for dinner when I'm in town. Steak Scam sandwich is my fav! Mango and Asian salad are my picks for sides.

Helpful?
Thank Jen B
Crawley, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
52 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Stayed local to here for two nights, both evenings we ate here, sat outside on the street and watched the world go by.

Helpful?
Thank srpatrick
Alabama
Level Contributor
31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

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.

Helpful?
Thank Katy H
Northport, United States
Level Contributor
10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 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! 👍🏼

Helpful?
Thank Suzanne M

Travellers who viewed The Royal Scam also viewed

 

Been to The Royal Scam? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

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
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, 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

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of The Royal Scam and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from The Royal Scam staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?