Dauphin's

4.7
1717 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Contemporary American
With a spectacular panoramic view of Mobile Bay high atop the just-restored Trustmark Bank Building, Dauphin’s is downtown’s newest restaurant - offering “classic coastal” cuisine with hints of Creole and the Caribbean. Partner/Executive Chef Steve Zucker leads a seasoned hospitality and culinary team from renowned dining destinations around the world. Meet friends for classic or craft cocktails over a sunset vista spanning 75 nautical miles. Enjoy a menu that changes seasonally, with an emphasis on farm to table and local ingredients from dining table to bar. We’re zealous in finding the freshest local produce, seafood, meats and more – mixed with herbs from our very own rooftop greenhouse. Dauphin’s features the Bay’s first and only in-kitchen “Chef’s Table” with award-winning Partner/Executive Chef Steve Zucker and our most remarkable view. Fine Dining at its Best!
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CZ
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was our second time here and it was every bit as wonderful as the first. We were warmly greeted by the hostess when we arrived and seated right by a window. The views were awesome, just adding to the dining experience. Our waitress was warm and well informed of the menu and also added to the great experience. The food was everything we could ask for and we ordered side salads that could not be beaten. Both times there were for lunch. We will have to go the next time a night to enjoy the night lights as we enjoy our meal. We will definitely be back. It was a real treat for us. Thank you all for the great dining experience.

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MD
Orlando
8 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 4food 1service 5ambience 5

The food was not good. My husband got the trout and it was so loaded with other stuff that it took away the taste of the fish. The dirty rice and beans were cold and tasteless. Would def not recommend this restriction h r a foodie.

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CP
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Dauphin’s is an incredible meal and experience in Mobile Alabama. It is pricey, but the view and ambience in the restaurant are second to none in the city. Everyone should try to dine here at least once.

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O
New Orleans
5 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Nice atmosphere. Friendly staff. Great view of Mobile from the 34th floor. Good cocktails. Above average food.

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TU
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

It took quite awhile to get our desserts & then it took quite awhile to get our bill & then it was in error by almost $100 & then it took quite awhile to get it corrected. Everything else was very nice !

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MH
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Very good restaurant, beautiful view and very good service

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JY
Mobile
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was my second visit here, and everything was great except, if I had known, I would have requested a table on the window. Everything from the cocktails before dinner, the bread with two delicious butters, our appetizer (oysters that were fresh and salty...and delicious), to our entree, the filets, was a real treat. The steaks were cooked perfectly and were very tasty. Definitely returning, got to try another entree!

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SB
Mobile
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 2food 1service 1ambience 1

We have enjoyed meals at Dauphin's many times. However, on this special Valentine night celebration, we were disappointed. We were seated right next to the very loud bar area, the server was not especially attentive (something we have not experienced before), no salt was in the shaker and the food was, unfortunately, mediocre and unseasoned. For the price, we would expect much more!

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MT
Mobile
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lunch at Dauphin's is a real treat. It's priced competitively with other restaurants, but you get so much more. The panoramic view of Mobile from the 34th floor is spectacular. The Service is just what one would expect from a high end restaurant. The fried shrimp lunch is a great value; great taste; and the portion makes for plenty to eat. I will be back and recommend it to others.

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OT
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 3service 5ambience 5

Overall, it was a great experience. I enjoyed the service and the view the most.

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CE
1 review
Dined on February 9, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 5ambience 5

The food was undercooked, my dessert that was supposed to be hot was cold and the chocolate that comes with the check was horrible. I will not go back nor will I recommend it to anyone

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AC
1 review
Dined on February 9, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

This was my 3rd time eating here and all 3 dinners have been fantastic. Great food and atmosphere!

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RW
1 review
Dined on February 9, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 5

Service and view were impeccable. The food was just okay.

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MD
1 review
Dined on February 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The restaurant was beautiful with a breathtaking view of Mobile Bay. It was elegant and tit was a great atmosphere. Our waitress was extremely kind and helpful. The whole staff was attentive and kind. The food was delicious and the wine was marvelous.

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CG
Birmingham
8 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

If you are looking for a first class experience without breaking the bank, then this is the place for you. Food, ambiance, servers, everything is of the highest quality. You won't be disappointed.

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OT
Mobile
1 review
Dined on February 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I love Dauphin’s, but this was my sister’s first visit. From the moment we walked in, Adele and Libby made us feel welcome, and Ricky took the very best care of us. I am happy to know that my sister’s first experience was as enjoyable as all of my past experiences have been. Thanks, Dauphin’s for keeping standards high. We’ll be back soon.

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OT
1 review
Dined on February 8, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

Our server was training someone which may account for the delays in our service

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SM
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on February 8, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 5

Overpriced for quality of meat. 54$ steak had no flavor and was undercooked from what requested. Short rib special was mostly fat. Appetizer was great but other than that not worth the money

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MH
1 review
Dined on February 5, 2019
Overall 1food 2service 1ambience 4

I have been here several times and never experienced such terrible service. This was once the premier place to go in Mobile. The service and food quality have diminished. From the beginning to the end the server was terrible and should not be on the floor at a fine dining place like Dauphin's. As for the food, we were given the wrong salads, which we didn't eat and they did take it off the bill. Main course was subpar, something I expect to get at sports bar. Quality is no where what it should be. The service is my main reason for the bad review. Did not appreciate the attitude of management at the end either. A desert was offerd to try to make up for the poor service and wrong order. I declined. I would rather see the staff better trained. Other tables around us were given priority. Our server walked by several times and did not even look our way. Even at the end when the check was dropped off, she did not even offer a apology. I have never left a zero tip in my life, but I did this time. Worst experience I have ever had at a restaurant in my 49 years of age. I will not return.

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LW
1 review
Dined on February 4, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Service was AMAZING, food was alright but was definitely expecting more. The staff really knew what they were doing, very informative and helpful.

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OT
1 review
Dined on February 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding experience--great service and delicious food. Very special!

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M
1 review
Dined on February 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food is delicious, great service music and ambiance.

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KH
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on February 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We have been to Mobile couple of times and we always take time to go here. It is our favorite restaurant. Everything from the service to the food to the atmosphere is perfect!

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S
Orlando
2 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food, service, price and view were all excellent. Will return soon.

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L
Minneapolis
23 reviews
Dined on January 31, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Restaurant was on 34th floor and all windows to overlook Mobile. It was breathtaking! Great variety of food selections. I had paella and husband had catfish. Just the right portion for lunch and prices were reasonable.

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BB
1 review
Dined on January 30, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Service was impeccable! Kie & team we’re so much fun & professional. We received the meal during silent auction for Angel Ride. Chef & manager came over twice to thank us for supporting the cause & to make sure we were enjoying ourselves. Neither of us had been there before & will definitely be returning!

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OT
1 review
Dined on January 27, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Food was good ! Forgot to put the egg with my grits. Service was great

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C
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on January 27, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

I had been for dinner several times, but never brunch/lunch...enjoyed it so much! Brought a friend for her 1st visit.

LOVED the window view!

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JH
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on January 27, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 4

My wife and I arrived at Dauphins 15 minutes before our reservation time ready to enjoy a quiet, romantic dinner. We were told that we would be seated at our requested time of 7:30 so we retired to the bar for cocktails. The bartenders were great, the only highlight of the evening. I believe the hostess actually forgot we were there. After a half hour we were shown to our table. Our order for oysters as an appetizer was taken, but 15 minutes later we were told they were out. The waiter seemed unapologetic, only said the last order just went out to another customer. Maybe if we were seated at the time of our reservation the evening would have turned out better. The waitress helping our waiter asked my wife numerous times if she needed another cocktail but did not ask me once, even though my glass was almost empty. Our entrees finally arrived after 2 hours of being seated. The food was acceptable, not spectacular. For the price I was expecting something better. Overall, I was sorely disappointed in Dauphins.

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JW
1 review
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Have been meaning to go to Dauphin’s since they opened, finally had the opportunity to go with my wife and one of our kids.

Food was terrific, my 13yo daughter even enjoyed it. The crab claw appetizer could have easily served as an entree for someone with a smaller appetite and was really good. We all had steaks, all of which were cooked exactly to request. The creme brûlée for desserts was served on a “cookie” that was more like the crust in an almond cheese cone - and was surprisingly good. It’s a go-to choice from now on.

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RD
New Orleans
19 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 4

Food was good and the view was amazing. Nice atmosphere. Service was not great as the waiter seemed to be too busy. They lost our order and was late getting our food. Waiter didnt know it until we brought to his attention. They did offer soup which we turned down since the waiter just told us our food would be out shortly. All the table around us sat down after us and were gone before we received our dinner.

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D
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great view. Really enjoyed it even though its kinda pricey!! Still worth it for a special event.

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OT
1 review
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 4

It was very nice.

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JC
1 review
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall 3food 1service 4ambience 1

I Oder the oyster Bienville and it was very very poor quality. Out of the 8 oyster in the bake pan There was only 2 that had oysters in them and they were no bigger than a dime. The other compartment had nothing but water few baby salad shrimp and heavy over cook cheese. This was a very poor appetizer. My wife thought it was a rice dish because it was so water and it did look like rice. Her $38.00 Mahia was nothing but 3 very thinly cut small pieces of fish on a bed of rice. Gone in 3 small bites. The portions was way to small for the price. After I got what was suppose to be a good appetizer and was very poor I didn't Oder a dinner course because of the poor appetizer and I glad I didn't because of what my wife's main dish look like. Nice atmosphere, bar area good for happy hour except for house wine price on happy hour.

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l
Orlando
1 review
Dined on January 24, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 3

Temperature in the Restaurant was too cool for my lady friend. Our food came out and it was cold. Unfortunately we were disappointed with the evening. Had great expectations but didn't work out well for us. The restaurant was not busy so there is no excuse for this.

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MB
Seattle
6 reviews
Dined on January 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very attentive staff and delicious food. Never disappoints!

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SJ
Mobile
1 review
Dined on January 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The Monday lunch special was delicious. I was skeptical at first but, the plantain crusted chicken is a definite winner.

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BE
1 review
Dined on January 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Me and my guests enjoyed the fantastic views of the waterways, the food and service was excellent. I would definitely recommend to family and friends visiting. This is my favorite dining restaurant in the downtown Mobile area.

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OT
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on January 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was great! The saxophone player was amazing, food was amazing, service was excellent!

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AB
Miami
75 reviews
Dined on January 19, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Good view, great service and good food too! Oh and the Manhattan wasn’t bad either!

Portions are large but quality is still high.

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