At The Brickyard, you can play a few rounds of pool while knocking down a few affordable drinks with friends.
The Brickyard in Mobile is a fantastic place to visit if you are looking for a fun and casual night out. Choose from an extensive selection of beers on tap and, if the mood strikes you, have a go at the pool tables if you feel like mingling. Live music is offered during the weekends, and there is a charming outside patio with plenty of seats for when the weather is right.
Address:266 Dauphin Street, Mobile, 36602
phone:+1 251 219 6488
An art house movie theater located on Dauphin Street in historic downtown Mobile.
This single-screen theater brings awareness to first-run indie films not commonly found in larger multiplex locations. Simply called 'The Crescent' by the locals, it features a total of 90 seats, 10 of which are leather recliners available on a first come, first serve basis. Guests will find a variety of common and uncommon snacks and beverages including beers and wines.
Address:208 Dauphin St, Mobile, 36602
phone:+251 438 2005
Downtown's only retail incubator, Urban Emporium helps ensure the success of new or expanding retailers.
The Urban Emporium is a project of the Downtown Mobile Alliance and Springboard to Success, Inc. The storefront gives smaller local businesses and artists the opportunity to grow original brands into something exciting and new. Find everything from handcrafted soaps and fashions to local cookbooks true to the South.
Address:260 Dauphin St., Mobile, 36602
phone:+251 441 8044
Quirky and quaint, this restaurant specializes in serving gourmet Southern fare with a nostalgic twist.
Located across from beautiful Bienville Square, Dumbwaiter serves up an impressive seasonal menu made from local ingredients. The exposed brick walls and wooden floors will serves as a reminder of its Southern heritage, while the forward-thinking menu and wine selections will ground you in the present. Grab a seat at the bar to enjoy some local oysters that are shucked to order.
Address:167 Dauphin St, Mobile, 36602
phone:+251 445 3802
Enjoy one of the best views of historic downtown Mobile from the balcony of this Japanese inspired tapas restaurant.
A gastropub drawing inspiration from the kitchens and bars of Japan, Saisho serves up some of the tastiest tapas in Mobile. An open kitchen design allows the diner to view the cooking and plating process while enjoying conversation and specialty cocktails in an intimate atmosphere.
Address:455 Dauphin St, Mobile, 36602
phone:+251 433 0376
OK Bicycle Shop
Enjoy Mexican cuisine at this local dive.
Despite the rather strange name, this gem of a bar manages to attract people by the droves every evening. On offer is an exceptional selection of beers on tap along with house-made margaritas. The bar is also home to Dauphin Street Taqueria, a fantastic Mexican restaurant with its own loyal clientele. The large patio has great live music every night.
Address:661 Dauphin Street, Mobile, 36602
phone:+251 432 2453
Live music and daily specials makes this a favorite among locals.
This nightspot is a favorite dive among locals who want to have a fun evening complete their favorite beer! Don't miss out on their house band, the Family Jewels! Veet's has daily events such as karaoke sessions, ladies nights, live music concerts, and DJ sessions, so you could go here every night and have a totally new and fun experience!
Address:66 S Royal St, Mobile, 36602
The Noble South
Try something different at this New Age farm to table restaurant, located just a few blocks away from the hotel.
The Noble South offers a New Age, farm to table, concept featuring excellent options for any foodie who likes to experience that 'something different' whenever they travel. The menu changes seasonally to incorporate what the owners can purchase locally, but a few menu items currently and in the past have included deviled eggs with roe, rabbit fricassee, and beef cheek.
Address:203 Dauphin St, Mobile, 36602
Saenger Theatre Mobile
Mobile's Saenger Theatre originally opened in 1927, at a cost of about 500,000 dollars. Since then, it has been renovated over three times.
Svelte black dance floors, a black hardboard flat stage, and upscale sound processing equipment make the Saenger Theatre an elegant playhouse. The theatre is designed in classic French style, and reflects the era of the Renaissance and all its grandeur. The space hosts movies, stage plays, musical concerts, beauty pageants, and is also available for private events. With all the programs that it carries, the Saenger Theatre truly operates as a performing arts center par excellence.
Address:6 South Joachim Street, Mobile, 36602
phone:+1 251 208 7906
Looking for an outfit for a fancy night out? Covered Boutique has all of your fashion needs covered.
If you’re looking to spice up your wardrobe, Covered Boutique is where to go. One of the trendiest stores in Mobile, women can find everything here, from upscale apparel to glittering accessories including sought after shoes. There is also a section for juniors with a whole separate array of fashionable finds. Everyone who works here is extremely friendly with a fine eye for style, so don’t be shy if you're looking for fashion tips.
Address:222 Dauphin Street, Mobile, 36602
phone:+1 251 285 0937
Serda's Coffee Company
Hands down the best coffee shop in the neighborhood.
Serda's has everything you could ever want in a coffee shop. If you don't like coffee, there are plenty of other delicious treats to try. In particular, the cafe's gelato is a favorite among locals and tourists alike.
Address:3 South Royal Street, Mobile, 36602
Mobile Carnival Museum
The Carnival Museum gives visitors a behind-the-scenes look at Mardi Gras and it’s birthplace – Mobile, AL.
Discover what it’s like to ride a float while learning about local societies and their traditions. Visit the Queen’s Gallery to view the numerous gowns, trains, and jewels worn by some of Mobile’s most prominent queens of Carnival. The collection includes the fashions of the revelers, float and doubloon designs, and much more.
Address:355 Government St, Mobile, 36602
phone:+251 432 3324
The only place in Mobile to get a cold glass of beer alongside fresh brats and pretzels.
Loda Biergarten is located right in the heart of downtown Mobile’s entertainment district. They offer one of the city’s largest selections of beers (with over 150 different choices) along with a variety of authentic and inspired German menu items. The adventurous soul will want to try the Sugar Rush Donut Burger – a surprisingly tasty experience.
Address:251 Dauphin St, Mobile, 36602
phone:+251 287 6871
Take a step into the past when you visit one of the oldest and most attractive historic houses in Mobile.
Built back in 1833, Historic Oakleigh has witnessed numerous events throughout Mobile’s 300 year history. The house maintains authentic period rooms to allow visitors a view into Mobile’s history as seen by Oakleigh residents. The residence also serves as one of the best examples of Greek revival architecture found within the United States.
Address:300 Oakleigh Place, Mobile, 36604
phone:+251 432 1281
O'Daly's Irish Pub
Following a strict four-minute pouring protocol that produces the perfect pint, O'Daly's Guinness drafts are artfully aerated.
Housed in a charmingly weathered brick building on a small street in downtown Mobile, O'Daly's Irish Pub is an incredibly straightforward watering hole with an enthusiastic focus on the Emerald Isle. Guinness and Irish whiskey are the main exports of the bar, specifically in the discounted Irish car bombs the bar regularly hypes. The bar is quite vocal about their perfected Guinness pouring technique, filling the pint up most of the way and letting it settle before adding a frothy foam head. A full bar and wide selection of draft beers compliment the Irish offerings at O'Daly's, but the bar's expertise with Irish libations is worth indulging in.
Address:564 Dauphin Street, Mobile, 36609
phone:+1 251 725 6429
Antiques and Estates
Find the perfect 19th Century side tables or a parlor chair for the living room at this treasure trove of a shop.
Bringing a European flair to Downtown Mobile, Antiques and Estates specializes in Old World furniture and home accent pieces. Sourced straight from Europe and local estates, this antiques shop is filled to the brim with 19th Century farm tables, marble-topped dressers, ornate China cabinets, parlor chairs and much more. They even offer planning services to help you with your next estate sale. If you're looking for something in particular, Antiques and Estates is happy to use its resources abroad to help you find it.
Address:12 South Conception Street, Mobile, 36602
phone:+1 251 377 8336
GulfQuest - National Maritime Museum of the Gulf of Mexico
Designed to replicate a life-size container ship, this museum chronicles the rich heritage of "America’s Sea," the Gulf of Mexico.
GulfQuest is dedicated to the maritime heritage of the Gulf of Mexico. As one of the largest bodies of water in the world, the gulf holds major historical, cultural and commercial significance in North America. This national museum, located in Mobile Landing, is the first of its kind and showcases temporary exhibits, visiting vessels and interactive experiences across myriad topics. Discover marine flora and fauna, shipwrecks and underwater archeology, as well as trade routes, navigation and communication in an educational yet fun environment.
Address:155 South Water Street, Mobile, 36602
phone:+1 251 438 8901
Metzger's first opened in 1919, and the shop has been providing Mobile with the very finest in clothing and accessories ever since.
Metzger's carries a fine selection of clothing for men and women. On the racks, you'll find labels like Elaine Turner, Patagonia, Christopher Blue, Alex Cannon, Berek, and Beluva. Whether you're looking for a tuxedo jacket, cocktail dress, or fleece jacket, you'll find high quality options here. They also carry a selection of elegant bags and shoes to complete your new ensemble.
Address:3702 Dauphin Street, Mobile, 36608
phone:+1 251 342 6336
Joe Jefferson Playhouse
The theater's namesake, Joe Jefferson, was famous across the country in the 1800's. His most well-known recurring role was Rip Van Winkle.
The Joe Jefferson Playhouse is America's longest continuously running theater, and has been in operation since 1947. The theater is run on a completely volunteer basis, and relies on community support for everything from selling tickets at the box office to helping build sets for upcoming productions. Shows are performed on a rotating basis, and are announced as part of a yearly schedule. Tickets and information about upcoming shows are available online and at the box office.
Address:11 South Carlen Street, Mobile, 36606
phone:+1 251 471 1534
Firehouse Wine Bar & Shop
This bar boasts old-world decor and a remarkable wine list with selections from Chile, South Africa, France, New Zealand and Australia.
Firehouse Wine Bar & Shop is so named because it is situated inside an old firehouse. Consequently, the decor has a vintage touch with beautiful local artworks and lamps bathing red-bricked walls in a golden glow. It is both a wine bar and a wine shop selling approximately 100 wine and 12 beer varieties. The wine menu includes the Californian Biale Royal Punishers Petite Sirah, Apaltagua Carmenere Reserve from Chile and the South African Badenhorst Secateurs Chenin Blanc. It also serves a selection of tapas platters and beers such as Straight to Ale Monkeynau, Lazy Southern Pecan, Goose Island Matilda and Yellow Hammer Miracle Worker. Check their website for updates on regular events like Mardi Gras.
Address:216 St. Francis Street, Mobile, 36602
phone:+1 251 421 2022
Cotton State BBQ
The South is known for BBQ, but this place is sure to leave your palate satisfied and your belly full!
Cotton State BBQ is a hidden gem in downtown Mobile just off of Dauphin Street on the back side of Bienville Square. Small and quaint, this place fills up fast, but I would take it to go if they don't have any seats available because it is worth it! Hands down, the best BBQ fries (I order mine with brisket with shredded cheese) in town!
Address:101 N Conception St, Mobile, 36602
Enjoy some of the best Southern cuisine while dining right next to the giant Moonpie.
Located on the top floor of the RSA Trustmark Building, this elegant dining option offers offers Creole and Soul inspired entrees and includes some Gulf Coast favorites.
Address:107 Saint Francis St. Suite 3400, Mobile, 36602
phone:+251 444 0200
Church Street Cemetery
The final resting place of Joe Cain – the man responsible for the revival of Mardi Gras after the Civil War.
The Church Street Cemetery is a historic cemetery in Mobile with sites dating back to 1820. The 4-acre site serves as the final resting place for some of Mobile’s most influential individuals including Joe Cain, the Confederate veteran responsible for reviving Mardi Gras after the Civil War.
Address:Church Street Graveyard, Mobile, 36602
Visitors can expect to find authentic period furnishings and antiques from five different flags.
The Condé-Charlotte House was built in the 1850’s on the foundation of an old prison, the floor of which can still be seen inside the home today. The house serves as a vivid reminder of Mobile’s history under five different flags through its furnishings and displayed antiques.
Address:104 Theatre Street, Mobile, 36602
phone:+251 432 4722
A popular outdoor venue overlooking one of Mobile’s most beautiful cathedrals.
Cathedral Square is one of Mobile’s smallest parks but also one of its busiest. This square is a popular venue for local events no matter the season. Visit the local pop-up farmer’s market in the summer or catch a family film in the spring or fall, or simply enjoy breakfast while overlooking the basilica.
Address:300 Conti St., Mobile, 36602
Callaghan's Irish Social Club
This Irish social bar has been around since 1946 and can be found in heart of the beautiful Oakleigh District.
Callaghan’s is Mobile’s finest Irish bar and hosts some of the best music events in the city. It doesn’t hurt that they also boast Mobile’s best burger so bring your appetite!
Address:916 Charleston St., Mobile, 36604
phone:+251 433 9374
"Fountain of Youth" offers super foods that help you live by their motto "eat well, eat local".
Stop by to grab a freshly pressed juice, smoothie, superfood bowl, salad, or prepped lunch. All ingredients are locally sourced, fresh, and organic.
Address:119 Dauphin Street, Mobile, 36602
Explore this replica of the fort constructed by the Mobile’s earliest settlers.
Historic Fort Conde offers an interactive exhibit for visitors to learn about the early settlers to Mobile’s waterfront. You’ll find authentic artifacts used by both the Native Americans and the Europeans that played decisive roles in the evolution of Mobile’s history.
Address:111 S Royal St,, Mobile, 36602
phone:+251 208 7569
Mardi Gras Park
A beautiful new park to celebrate Mobile’s favorite season – Mardi Gras.
Stop in for a picnic at Mobile’s newest city park, located just across from the Mobile History Museum and the Gulf Coast Exploreum. Visitors will find brightly colored statues of Mobile’s most influential Mardi Gras figures from the start of Mobile’s carnival history to its present.
Address:104-148 S Royal St,, Mobile, 36602
Kitchen on George
Charming and out of the way, this kitchen is the one you’ll want to go back to again and again.
Named after the street on which it can be found, Kitchen on George serves up fresh, locally sourced, and seasonal American fare with an emphasis on the Gulf Coast’s regional cuisine.
Address:351A George St,, Mobile, 36604
phone:+251 436 8890