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Coming Soon in 2022: 12 New Places to Eat and Drink in Mobile

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Chris Andrews | Updated: June 6, 2022

 

1. West Food Bar
69 St. Michael Street

West Food Bar is now open at the former Von’s Bistro location at 69 St. Michael Street. Chef Weston Simpson plans to serve a menu full of Gulf Coast favorites with a great selection of wines and cocktails. Don’t miss the filet, and the fantastic cheese and charcuterie board!

2. Knuckle Bones Co.
202 Government Street

Knuckle Bones Co. is now open across from Government Plaza in downtown Mobile. Enjoy drinks from locally roasted espresso beans. This modern lounge combined with their event space, The Social Experiment will enfuse much needed new vibes to downtown Mobile with their dark, moody, eclectic interiors. Craft cocktails and charcuterie small plates in the evening are coming soon!

3. The Insider – A Collective Eatery
518 Dauphin Street

The Insider is Mobile’s first food hall and opened on June 1st. A food hall concept that houses multiple restaurants under one roof on Dauphin Street. PS Taco Co., HammeredCow, Chicken District, Arabelle, Poke Bowl Sushi Burrito and Boba, and The Outsider Sports Lounge are now open. Enjoy the variety of different foods and new restaurants on Dauphin Street.

4. Bistro St. Emanuel
200 St. Emanuel Street

The Fort Conde Inn just recently completed renovation of a long vacant historic home in Fort Conde Village. Bistro St. Emanuel is now open for brunch daily from 7am-1pm. Dinner service just recently began seven days per week. 5:00-9:00pm on weeknights and open until 10pm on weekends. This has been one of the hottest new restaurants in Mobile! 

5. Oyster City Brewing Co.
600 Government Street

Oyster City Brewing Co. is now open in 2022! OCBC recently opened their doors in the former Serda’s Brewing on Government Street after a soft opening at the end of December. Beers are brewed on site and expect to be a great addition to the brewery scene in Mobile.

6. Box Owt
265 Dauphin Street

Box Owt is a new concept coming to Downtown Mobile as an outdoor multi-dining facility. This facility will help food truck operators and restauranteurs set up under one roof. A soft opening is planned during Mardi Gras and permanent opening later this summer.

7. Nova Market
1812 Old Shell Road

Nova Espresso is a local favorite on St. Anthony Street, now a midtown favorite at the new Nova Market beside the Dew Drop Inn. The new location includes a craft coffee bar, curated market, and an eatery. They are now open! 

8. Ice Kreme KONEction
720 Schillinger Road S #9

The newest ice cream shop in Mobile has opened in West Mobile. In addition to hand scooped ice cream they also serve gelato, sundaes, shakes, and frappes. They are newly opened near Target.

9. SOCU Coffee
456 Dauphin Street

SOCU is expanding directly across the street from their flagship location on Dauphin with SOCU Coffee. They plan to serve coffee and espresso in addition to desserts such as pies, cakes, pralines, and more. They plan to open in early 2022.

10. Kanary Bar
105 N. Jackson Street

Kanary Bar is the newest bar to open in Downtown Mobile. Serving handcrafted cocktails and wine, Kanary Bar just opened in December. They are located just steps away from the new Greer’s St. Louis Market.

11. Sporty T’s Steakhouse Sports Bar and Grille
157 Dauphin Street

A new steakhouse/sports bar has announced their opening in Downtown Mobile at a former clothing store across from Bienville Square. The menu plans to serve a variety of hot dogs, sandwiches, and burgers in addition to steaks. No announcement has been made on an opening date.

12. Barbquing With My Honey
2617 Dauphin Street

Barbquing With My Honey just celebrated the  grand opening of their second location in Mobile. Now open in midtown Dauphin Street beside the railroad tracks at the former Island Wing Co serving ribs, wings, burgers, and more.

Rumors:

  • Three rooftop restaurants/bars are in the works in Downtown Mobile. A rooftop restaurant/bar beside POST on Dauphin Street is being planned, NXT LvL Skybar above B Bob’s on Conti Street, and the Haberdasher plans to renovate their upstairs for seating overlooking Dauphin Street and Bienville Square.
  • The former Moon Pie Store in the RSA Trustmark Building is leased by a local restauranteur with plans to come later.
  • The Haunted Book Shop plans to move to a new location near the Saenger Theater that will have a small coffee and tea shop attached inside.
  • A bourbon Tasting room has been rumored to be coming soon in Downtown Mobile.