Coming Soon in 2021: 10 New Places to Eat and Drink in Mobile
Chris Andrews | Jan. 7, 2021
1. P.S. Taco Co.
P.S. Taco Co. has announced their first location in Mobile at the corner of Cottage Hill and Schillinger Road. They have two other locations in Foley and Saraland. Their can’t miss items include P.S. Taco Fries, Belly of the Beast tacos, and Macho Black Jack Burrito.
2. Sticks and Stacks
Sticks and Stacks is newly opened and located at HopHounds Brew Pub and Dog Park. HopHounds opened last year as BrewHounds at 806 Monroe Street and has seen tremendous success in their first year in Downtown Mobile. Sticks and Stacks is open weekly, Friday – Sunday serving gourmet hot dogs, cheeseburgers along with other unique menu items like a Boudin corn dog and hot chicken sandwich. Look for more menu items to come in 2021.
3. Knuckle Bones Co.
A new place to eat, drink and relax is coming to downtown Mobile this summer. Knuckle Bones Co. is slated to open at 202 Government St. across from Government Plaza. Drinks from locally roasted espresso beans and homemade pastries during the day to craft cocktails and charcuterie small plates in the evening. Also, through an iron and glass interior wall separates an in-house traditional barber shop called Beard & Blade. This modern lounge will enfuse much needed new vibes to downtown Mobile with their dark, moody, eclectic interiors. It should be a welcoming place to relax.
4. Villa Del Rey
Villa Del Rey, the popular West Mobile Mexican eatery has announced they plan to open a second location near I-65 in Legacy Village. They also serve traditional Mexican dishes In addition to their popular tacos, fajitas and quesadillas.
5. Ole Mobile Nutrition
The newest nutrition store in Mobile, Ole Mobile Nutrition is set to open downtown in early 2021 at 200 St. Joseph Street across from the Federal Courthouse. They specialize in their popular flavored smoothies and juices, plus meal replacement shakes, juices and energy teas.
Bob Baumhower’s latest venture in Mobile includes his newest chicken finger restaurant set to open in 2021, Wingfingers. They will be located in the former Hardee’s near the intersection of Cottage Hill and Hillcrest Road in West Mobile. In addition to fried chicken fingers they also serve chicken salad and chicken sandwiches.
7. Southern Tradition Distillery
Mobile’s very first distillery is set to open early this year in Downtown Mobile. Their location should be announced soon to where you’ll be able to enjoy their south Alabama inspired spirits.
8. Breakfast at Nova Espresso
Back in the fall, Nova Espresso and Chef Wade Price started serving grab-n-go breakfast tacos on the weekends. The smoked brisket tacos, chilaquiles, and potato and egg taco are such hit that now for 2021 they’re serving them daily at their 306 St. Anthony Street location.
GoPuff Mobile is coming soon to the Downtown Mobile area. GoPuff is a food, snack, grocery and drink delivery service. Their local facility is coming downtown next to Spot of Tea. Their delivery drivers will ship your products directly to your home any time of day or night in minutes for a small fee.
10. Greer’s – Deli and Bakery
Greer’s has announced their newest grocery store in Downtown Mobile. Construction has started in a former auto parts store on St. Louis Street’s historic Automotive Alley. A long needed grocery store in this area will also be home to a brand new deli and bakery. Greer’s reputation for fresh food and meats will make this a great stop for breakfast or lunch.
- A rooftop bar may be coming to Downtown Mobile. The Merchants Bank building located at St. Joseph and St. Francis Street is currently being remodeled for residential/commercial use. We probably won’t know anything until more residential units are leased.
- Rumors of a new food hall may be in the works for Downtown Mobile. The former location of the Moon Pie General Store inside the RSA Trustmark Building has been talked about for this potential project.
- A new sushi and hibachi restaurant is coming soon to the former TGI Friday’s location in West Mobile. Construction and renovation of the building has already begun.
- A po-boy sandwich shop is rumored to be going in the former Boo Radley’s bar on Dauphin Street in downtown Mobile.