Did you know Mobile is home to Seven National Register Historic Districts? Maybe so! But did you know that those historic districts are home to delicious, unique bites? If not, you’re about to! From the Oakleigh Garden District and the Midtown Historic District to the Detonti Square Historic District and the Old Dauphin Way Historic District, there’s a lot of deliciousness to be discovered.
Oakleigh Garden District:
Callaghan’s Irish Social Pub, located within walking distance of downtown, is the oldest Pub in town! Their famous for their burgers but you can’t go wrong with anything on the menu - seriously, so good. But don’t expect fries as a side - coleslaw and pasta salad take the show!
The HummingBird Way is a new concept by Chef Jim Smith - Top Chef Alum. He will impress you with his fresh take on Southern classics, and you can always expect fresh produce and seafood. Make sure to order the biscuit service for a true taste of southern charm.
While you’re out trying these restaurants, make sure to stop by the Historic Oakleigh Complex, a 1833 Greek revival mansion or the Washington Square for a relaxing moment.
Midtown Historic District:
Since 2008, Ashland Midtown Pub has been serving up delicious Italian dishes. From gourmet pizzas, calzones, po’boys, and more, you’re sure to find something to delight your taste buds. Pro Tip: try the lasagnas - you won’t regret it!
Affordable and approachable food is Nixon’s motto! Sandwiches, wraps, salads, quesadillas are on the menu, and there’s always 20+ taps ready to be pulled.
Dew Drop Inn, Mobile’s oldest restaurant, has been serving the community since 1924! Try their “World Famous Dew Drop Inn Hot Dog” or “All the Way” burger for a true taste of Mobile.
Cammie’s Old Dutch Ice Cream Shoppe will make your taste buds stand on end! Serving over 47 homemade ice cream, it’s the perfect spot for an after dinner treat or dinner itself - we’re not judging!
Detonti Square Historic District:
Front Yard Tacos - not your average food truck! Try their B n’ P taco loaded with sweet potato, chipotle maple black beans, eggs, pickled onions, cilantro, and ‘Not Ranch’ or grab a brussels sprouts bowl - you can’t go wrong! Fun Fact: they are located on the lawn of Nova Espresso. Have your taco and coffee too!
Old Dauphin Way Historic District:
Hand made, wood oven pizza and a wine bar?! Yes, please. You can find all of this and friendly service at Red or White Wine & Gourmet Center. They even offer light bites like bacon wrapped dates or chicken liver mousse. Yum!
Are you hungry yet? We sure are! Check out these delicious bites in our historic neighborhoods or click here to discover all of our delicious restaurants.