The Merry Widow is a music venue located in downtown Mobile's vibrant LoDa district. The bar/entertainment hub hosts everything from music concerts to seated comedy and cabaret, featuring an eclectic lineup of locally and nationally famous talent. Talents like Brooks Wheelan, Big Deal Burlesque, The Bright Social Hour, and The Pine Hill Haints are featured in their lineup of performers. A great addition to the city's nightlife scene, the venue also hosts regular bar hours and a crafted cocktail program to accompany the music. Doors open at 8p on weekdays and at 9p on weekends for performances.
Located in the Battle House Renaissance Hotel, the Royal Street Tavern is a charming piano bar. Featuring a live pianist and vocalist five nights a week, the Royal Street Tavern offers patrons the chance to interact and hear their favorite tunes while sipping on an expertly mixed cocktail. Find plenty of specialty cocktails on the menu like the creme brulee martini. They also have a small bar food menu that features local oysters, fried green tomatoes and other small bites. Whether your looking for a quality cocktail, a bite to eat or some live entertainment, the Royal Street Tavern will surely exceed your expectations.
Bright neon lights beckon you into this lively bar located on Highway 98. Pour Nelson's has as many as 5 pool tables and a well stocked bar. Drop in for a music concert or some free crawfish which is served every Tuesday. The laid-back vibe, live music and friendly atmosphere makes this a good place for an after-dinner drink, game of pool or to simply hangout with friends. A short drive from downtown Mobile, it's a good place to check out some local bands in a casual setting.