Ultimate Guide to Downtown Mobile, AL

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Ultimate Guide to Downtown Mobile, AL

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Wondering what there is to do in downtown Mobile, AL? We made a guide to some of the best things to do and eateries in the area.

While the list isn't all-inclusive, it is filled with our favorite places in downtown Mobile. We hope this guide will help you build a fun itinerary for your trip to the area.

Table of Contents:
  • Bars
  • Breweries
  • Coffee Shops
  • Events
  • Gift Shops
  • Hotels
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Bars

Alchemy Tavern

  • Hours: 3 p.m. to 2 a.m.
  • Address: 7 S Joachim St, Mobile, AL 36602
  • 3-minute drive from us



Brick Yard

  • Hours: 11:05 a.m. to 3:58 a.m.
  • Address: 266 Dauphin St, Mobile, AL 36602
  • 3-minute drive from us



Garage

  • Hours: 2 or 3 p.m. to 12 a.m. or 3 a.m., depending on the day
  • Address: 9 S Washington Ave, Mobile, AL 36602
  • 2-minute drive from our inn

Hayley's Bar

  • Hours: 12 p.m. to 4 a.m.
  • Address: 278 Dauphin St, Mobile, AL 36602
  • 2-minute drive from us

Heroes Sports Bar & Grille - Downtown

  • Hours: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Address: 273 Dauphin St, Mobile, AL 36602
  • 2-minute drive from us

Lit Cigar Lounge

  • Hours: 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. or 2 a.m., depending on the day
  • Address: 258 Dauphin St, Mobile, AL 36602
  • 3-minute drive from our inn



O'Daly's Hole in the Wall

  • Hours: 4 p.m. to 12 a.m.; closed Sun.
  • Address: 562 Dauphin St, Mobile, AL 36602
  • 2-minute drive from us

The Haberdasher

  • Hours: 4 or 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. or 1 a.m., depending on the day; closed Sun.
  • Address: 113 Dauphin St, Mobile, AL 36602
  • 4-minute drive from our inn

VEETS

  • Hours: 2 p.m. or 4 p.m. to 12 a.m. or 2 a.m., depending on the day
  • Address: 70 S Royal St, Mobile, AL 36602
  • 3-minute drive from Malaga Inn

Breweries

We highly recommend Haint Blue Brewing Company, Serda Brewing and Fairhope Brewing Company. You can learn more about them here.

Coffee Shops

Corner 251
  • Hours: 5 or 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., depending on the day
  • Address: 251 Government St, Mobile, AL 36602
  • 2-minute drive from us


Joe Cain Cafe
  • Hours: 10:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Address: 26 N Royal St, Mobile, AL 36602
  • 4-minute drive from our inn


Nova Espresso
  • Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Address: 306 St Anthony St, Mobile, AL 36603
  • 4-minute drive from our inn

Serda's Coffee Company
  • Hours: 6 a.m. or 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., depending on the day
  • Address: 3 S Royal St, Mobile, AL 36602
  • 4-minute drive from Malaga Inn

Spot of Tea
  • Hours: 7 a.m. to 2 or 3 p.m., depending on the day
  • Address: 310 Dauphin St, Mobile, AL 36602
  • 2-minute drive from us


Events

Some of the biggest annual events in Mobile are:

You can see other upcoming events here

Gift Shops

Atchison Home
  • Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; closed Sun.
  • Address: 921 Dauphin St, Mobile, AL 36604
  • 6-minute drive from Malaga Inn

Bienville Souvenir & Gifts
  • Hours: 10 a.m. to 3, 6 or 9 p.m., depending on the day
  • Address: 5 N Jackson St, Mobile, AL 36602
  • 3-minute drive from us


Haunted Book Shop

  • Hours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Address: 109 Dauphin St, Mobile, AL 36602
  • 4-minute drive away

La-La Land Boutique
  • Hours: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; closed Sun. and Mon.
  • Address: 9 S Joachim St, Mobile, AL 36602
  • 3-minute drive from us


Olde Mobile Antiques Gallery & Estate Sales
  • Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; closed Sun. and Mon.
  • 653 St Louis St, Mobile, AL 36602
  • 4-minute drive from us

Urban Emporium LLC
  • Hours: 9, 10 or 12 a.m. to 5, 6 or 7:30 p.m., depending on the day; closed Sun.
  • Address: 260 Dauphin St, Mobile, AL 36602
  • 3-minute drive away

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Hotels

Not to be too biased, but Malaga Inn is one of the best places to stay in Mobile, Alabama if you're looking to be within walking distance to downtown. Our boutique inn is one-of-a-kind to the state of Alabama.

Looking to host an event? Our inn is great for weddings, family reunions and work retreats. Your group can stay in our 39 private suites, which are individually designed.

Hayley's Bar

  • Hours: 12 p.m. to 4 a.m.
  • Address: 278 Dauphin St, Mobile, AL 36602
  • 2-minute drive from us

Heroes Sports Bar & Grille - Downtown

  • Hours: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Address: 273 Dauphin St, Mobile, AL 36602
  • 2-minute drive from us

Lit Cigar Lounge

  • Hours: 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. or 2 a.m., depending on the day
  • Address: 258 Dauphin St, Mobile, AL 36602
  • 3-minute drive from our inn
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Museums

Conde-Charlotte House Museum

  • Hours: 9 a.m. or 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., depending on the day
  • Address: 111 S Royal St, Mobile, AL 36602
  • 2-minute drive from Malaga Inn

GulfQuest National Maritime Museum of the Gulf Coast

  • Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; closed Sun. and Tues.
  • Address: 155 S Water St, Mobile, AL 36602
  • 4-minute drive from us

Hank Aaron Childhood Home and Museum

  • Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; closed Sat. and Sun.
  • Address: 755 Bolling Brothers Blvd, Mobile, AL 36606
  • 12-minute drive away

Historic Oakleigh House

  • Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat. only
  • Address: 300 Oakleigh Pl, Mobile, AL 36604
  • 6-minute drive from us

History Museum of Mobile

  • Hours: 9 a.m. or 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., depending on the day
  • Address: 111 S Royal St, Mobile, AL 36602
  • 2-minute drive from us

Mobile Carnival Museum

  • Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; closed Thu. and Sun.
  • Address: 355 Government St, Mobile, AL 36602
  • 1-minute drive from our inn

Mobile Medical Museum

  • Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 or 6 p.m., depending on the day; closed Sat. and Sun.
  • Address: 1664 Spring Hill Ave, Mobile, AL 36604
  • 10-minute drive away

Richards DAR House Museum

  • Hours: 10 a.m. or 11 a.m. or 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. or 4 p.m., depending on the day; closed Tues.
  • Address: 256 N Joachim St, Mobile, AL 36603
  • 5-minute drive from us

USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park

  • Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Address: Spanish Fort, AL 36527
  • 6-minute drive away

Restaurants

Aroy Thai

  • Hours: 11 a.m. to 9 or 10 p.m., depending on the day
  • Address: 966 Government St, Mobile, AL 36604
  • 3-minute drive away

Dauphin's Casual Fine-Dining

  • Hours: 11 a.m. or 4 p.m. to 3, 9 or 10 p.m., depending on the day
  • Address: 107 St Francis St Suite 3400, Mobile, AL 36602
  • 5-minute drive away from our inn

Dumb Waiter Restaurant

  • Hours: 5 to 9 p.m.; closed Sun.
  • Address: 167 Dauphin St, Mobile, AL 36602
  • 5-minute drive away

Loda Bier Garten

  • Hours: 11 a.m. to 12 or 2 a.m., depending on the day
  • Address: 251 Dauphin St, Mobile, AL 36602
  • 3-minute drive from us

Roosters

  • Hours: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; closed Sun.
  • Address: 211 Dauphin St, Mobile, AL 36602
  • 3-minute drive from us

Royal Scam

  • Address: 72 S Royal St, Mobile, AL 36602
  • 2-minute drive from Malaga Inn

The Noble South

  • Hours: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; 5 to 10 p.m.; closed Sun.
  • Address: 203 Dauphin St, Mobile, AL 36602
  • 3-minute drive away

The Ruby Slipper Cafe

  • Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 2 or 3 p.m., depending on the day
  • Address: 100 N Royal St, Mobile, AL 36602
  • 4-minute drive from our inn

Wintzell's Oyster House

  • Hours: 11 a.m. to 9 or 10 p.m., depending on the day
  • Address: 605 Dauphin St, Mobile, AL 36602
  • 3-minute drive away