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Spot of Tea

310 Dauphin St, Across the Street from Cathedral Square, Mobile, AL 36602-2722
+1 251-433-9009
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (141 reviews)
“eggs cathedral” (80 reviews)
“strawberry tea” (77 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Cafe, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
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LOCATION
310 Dauphin St, Across the Street from Cathedral Square, Mobile, AL 36602-2722
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Spot of Tea
1. Sidewalk Cafe' People Watching
"Dogs are allowed in the outdoor seating."
scholar_girl
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2. Specialty Dish, Eggs Cathedral
"The Eggs Cathedral was delicious. We will definitely be back"
Kimberly G
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3. Father's Day. Make pops happy!
"such a great little spot! Great service and everyone so friendly!"
rocks5309
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My wife and I visited this past Sunday. We are locals. The hostess wonderful and was very attentive. The waitress was inattentive and inefficient. The busboy walking around empty handed and was totally worthless. We sat patiently for 2 hours to be served. It was...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Tony M, Owner at Spot of Tea, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

While I'm sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your visit, rest assured that everyone here works very hard to provide excellent breakfasts to our guests. If you ever have any concerns, don't hesitate to let us know while you're in. Worth noting, though, there's not...More

Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

One of my favorite places, especially during Mardi Gras! I love their Benedict choices but Eggs Cathedral is my favorite. The atmosphere is great and the service is friendly. Sherry served us today and she was delightful! I would recommend this spot for locals and...More

Thank Charlotte J
Tony M, Owner at Spot of Tea, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Charlotte, it means the world to know our Eggs Cathedral is your favorite, and I'm so glad you've always been pleased with our friendly service, too. I'll be sure to share this with Sherry! Until next time! Tony, proud owner

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Spot of Tea Is truly a local gem in the city of Mobile, The restaurant offers inside and outside dining. Just be prepared to sweat if you are outside during the summer months. The eggs cathedral is the perfect dish for the person loving...More

Thank John R
Tony M, Owner at Spot of Tea, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Glad you've loved everything so much, John! Thanks for the support, and I hope to welcome you back again soon for another great meal. Best wishes, Tony, proud owner

Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to this restaurant twice and we were unimpressed each time. The waffles were cold each time. The Cajun omelet was not flavorful. Regular scrambled eggs were like the powdered eggs you get in the military. The bacon has a disgusting aftertaste and the...More

1  Thank Ericka B
Tony M, Owner at Spot of Tea, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

That's concerning to hear, Ericka. Rest assured, our scrambled eggs are not powdered eggs -- we make them fresh, just like everything else. If there's ever an issue with a dish, be it lacking flavor or not being hot, please let us know and we...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great after-church Sunday brunch here. It was crowded (always a good sign), but there is ample seating room and we got seated quickly. My favorite- Eggs Benedict- was done perfectly with white whites and runny yolks. Hash browns filled the rest of the...More

Thank JackJanecky
Tony M, Owner at Spot of Tea, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Delighted to hear you had such a great brunch with us after church! Thanks for coming in to enjoy our eggs Benedict again, and I appreciate the kind words. Hope to welcome you back for more soon! Best wishes, Tony, proud owner

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for breakfast/lunch. The Seafood Bisque is a must have, heavenly!!! I highly recommend this place

Thank tajiin2017
Tony M, Owner at Spot of Tea, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

You're absolutely right, our seafood bisque shouldn't be missed! Glad you loved it, and I hope you'll join us for another great breakfast soon. See you then! Best wishes, Tony, proud owner

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Previous local, now a visitor, I have been coming here for over 20 years!!! The best brunch, lunch and service!!!More

Thank jjlolo1973
Tony M, Owner at Spot of Tea, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We miss getting to see you more often, though I'm glad you still make it our way for a visit regularly! Thanks so much for all the support, and you can always count on us to brighten up your day. Hope to see you again...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to a graduation tea this past Sunday for my granddaughter. They put the party in the back, which meant we had to walk past the open kitchens and into what looked like a storage room, when not in use. The party was for 1-3,...More

1  Thank Martha B
Tony M, Owner at Spot of Tea, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I'm disappointed to hear you had such a frustrating and lackluster visit for such an important event, Martha. I'll definitely be checking in with the team about issues regarding the plates brought out to your party, as well as why things weren't ready to go...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were told that brunch here was iconic, and it was. However, we shouldn't have tried it out first for Mothers Day. Our forty minute wait turned into an hour and twenty minutes after they called the wrong number to let us know when our...More

Thank bigpauls
Tony M, Owner at Spot of Tea, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

So glad you and your family had a great brunch with us! The wait can get a bit lengthy, especially on holidays, but we always do our best to keep things moving as quickly as we can, and make sure the food more than makes...More

Reviewed 12 May 2018

I love their dishes & their friendly staff!!! It's always a friendly atmosphere!!! when I find out that someone have never been there I make my business to take them!!

Thank Desha M
Tony M, Owner at Spot of Tea, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

We're always happy to see you and your friends, Desha! Thanks for bringing so many to see us, and for being a fan of our breakfasts. I appreciate all the support, and can't wait 'til next time. Best wishes, Tony, proud owner

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bamawon1
19 January 2018|
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Response from Anthony M | Property representative |
I'm a little embarrassed to say that I've been open for 24 years and can't give you a specific answer but here's a list that applies to our menu. Please look at our menu to see if we can satisfy your gluten free needs and... More
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sjramsdell
11 October 2016|
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Yes, they areas that can host private functions. You should call them to discuss and book all details.
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3 February 2016|
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Response from Nell M | Reviewed this property |
30 min ride less is traffic not bad. Use UBER!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 20
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 310 Dauphin St, Across the Street from Cathedral Square, Mobile, AL 36602-2722
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Mobile
  • Phone Number: +1 251-433-9009
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Description
Located in beautiful downtown Mobile, Spot of Tea is a unique destination for an incredible breakfast, brunch, or lunch, and of course a spot of tea! Open seven days a week come enjoy our southern hospitality, one of specialty dishes and strawberry ice tea. Enjoy the view of Cathedral Square from our sidewalk café with a Bloody Mary, Mimosa,cold brew & FREE WI-FI! Bring your pet and sit at one of our tables in the park, people watch and enjoy a stroll. Celebrating our 25th anniversary, Spot of Tea has not only survived but thrived, known as Mobile's Flagship Restaurant for good reason!
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