Best resturant in Mobile
I cannot say enough good about the food, dinner choices, value for food and service. The appetizers were great and very appealing for Mobile. Must try the smoked chicken and dumplings OMG. The pecan pie was so good we ditched the birthday cake we brought with us for the event. Located in the old Smith bakery building on Dauphin Street adds historic atmosphere...and if you go for a birthday be sure Richard True sings it!!
3/22/2013 5:00:00 PM
Good Mobile Experience
From a Foodie from Chicago who travels a lot. We wanted a local Mobile, AL experienced while in town on business. Had an enjoyable time sitting at an outdoor table and good food.
4/16/2013 4:00:00 PM
Finally a restaurant fit for foodies in Mobile. Excellent regionally sourced and styled creative cooking. Casual, comfortable and friendly. After trying it last fall for dinner we have returned for lunch twice and dinner again this time. Being that we live in New Orleans that is a hardy recommendation.
4/29/2013 4:00:00 PM
Fine dining in Mobile
My family has been traveling to Mobile for the past four years to visit while our son attended college there. We always enjoyed the local restaurants but never as much as we did on this trip. We just went back for his graduation and found new restaurants in the city which could be described as "fine dining" establishments. Our experience at True Midtown Kitchen was wonderful. Staff was very attentive, friendly and professional. Food was delicious and innovative.
5/2/2013 4:00:00 PM
The waiter was very knowledgable and made very good suggestions. Everyone made my kids feel welcome and important. The food was delicious. The kids loved the atmosphere and the way the waiter listened to and included them.
5/3/2013 4:00:00 PM
Jazz Brunch with a punch
True Midtown kitchen has been evolving since it took over the space of the previous restaurant, The Bakery. They now have a Prix Fixe jazz dinner about once per month. We attended the first jazz brunch on Mother's Day, and the musical group had been pared down to a trio of piano, bass, and the excellent vocalist Amy True. The service was very good. The food was a little off, though, and my steak and eggs came with undercooked meat and overcooked poached eggs. I think it will be better in the future when they work the kinks out, since the dinner menu generally is reliable, and we always enjoy the music at the jazz dinners. Definitely a great addition to the midtown Mobile dining scene, with a jazzy twist from time to time. Look it up!
5/11/2013 4:00:00 PM
Our first time there
We'd heard about this place for a long time but since it was in Mobile (we live on the other side of the bay) it was just one of those places we never seemed to get around to going to. We'd been to the original True's in West Mobile and that place was excellent due to it's high-end dinning so we knew his new place would be good. The menu is more mid-scale but still has that high-end presentation along with the food being very very good. He has a fairly large bar area that is separated from the dining area but you can dine there if you like. When the weather is more conducive you may dine outside. We'll definitely be going back.
6/26/2013 12:00:00 AM
We ate the lamb meatloaf and the "kitchen and dumplings". We both enjoyed the food and the wine. Our server was very nice and the service wasprompt. Overall theentire evening was very good! I highly recommend dinner here.
7/4/2013 4:00:00 PM
Should be more popular
This restaurant has everything it should - except business. Just seems a little unpolished but I think the chef is great and really unusual for this area! I would definitely try it again.
7/5/2013 12:00:00 AM
Creative Southern Cooking
Foodies will enjoy the approach. Good and reasonably priced wine list.
7/15/2013 12:00:00 AM
Although the lunch menu is somewhat limited and a bit pricey, it is always good and there is always something different. We had the Caesar Salad which was a quarter of a romaine head, grilled with a strong anchovy based dressing, cherry tomatoes and catfish croutons (crispy catfish bites). It looked small but was very tasty and filling for a light lunch at $9. The staff was attentive but not intrusive.
7/22/2013 12:00:00 AM
Great food! I travel about
Great food! I travel about 50% of the time. It is nice to find a place that is good, convenient, healthy and comfortable to dine alone. This place is great solo or it has space for larger groups or private parties. Service was good also. The Cobia was de-lish!
8/12/2013 12:00:00 AM
What a unexpected surprise. The outside didn't look inviting. I would run there if I'm in town again. I had the special scallops special. My cousin ordered the hamburger and he said it was the best burger he ever had. His wife ordered the Mahi. We all loved it.
9/28/2013 12:00:00 AM
Friday night delight
We made reservations fairly last minute, but the chef accommodated my husband's vegan diet with an outstanding mushroom dish (double serving of a small plate offering--hate I can't remember its name) and delicious olive bread. I had the special--petit filet mignon with shrimp--mashed potatoes and haricots verts could not have been more delicious. Steak was a perfect medium rare. Service was excellent.
10/25/2013 12:00:00 AM
I am new to Mobile and took
I am new to Mobile and took 7 coworkers there for a lunch meeting in there private room. The food and service were excellent.
The logistics for the room where ok, but could have been better. That is the only reason I marked the service down from outstanding.
I have been here twice for dinner and highly recommend it for an evening out or lunch.
10/31/2013 5:00:00 PM
Haven for foodies
We live in New Orleans but always stop here for lunch and or dinner when we are in the Mobile area. It is no secret that the food scene in Mobile needs to be improved and True's Midtown Kitchen is for us the main building block. Locally sourced, southern inspired creative dishes served in a casual atmosphere. We also love the bar and sometimes choose to eat in that room. The wine list is very well researched and inludes many things you don't see elsewhere. Our compliments to the brothers True..
11/7/2013 4:00:00 PM
Nice and quaint
We selected True Midtown Kitchen simply based on location and its rating on OpenTable.com. It's in a quiet, inconspicuous area of Mobile with plenty of parking next to the restaurant. Surprisingly, we were greeted by name when we arrived and immediately seated, though we were about 15 minutes early. The server was professional and very attentive to our needs throughout the evening...he provided 1st class service. My wife and I had wine, an appetizer and entrees - all were exceptional. She had the flounder and I had the filet mignon. Both were outstanding and comparable to any fine dining establishment, and I found them to be more reasonably priced. Overall, I would definitely recommend this restaurant to others. I'll certainly be back!
11/7/2013 4:00:00 PM