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Bayou Cafe

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$$ - $$$
Downtown
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14 N Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401-1237
+1 912-233-6411
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11:00 - 03:00
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Sun 11:00 - 02:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 03:00
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Geneseo, NY
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137 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Right on the river, this is a good place to stop in for a few beers, play some darts upstairs or play pool, and catch some live music. Just hang and enjoy, don't expect too much more....

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Thank GeneseoSupremo
Burlington, Canada
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101 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

We loved the casual, funky ambience of the Bayou Café. We liked it so much that we ate there on two occasions during our visit to Savannah. We sat at open french doors overlooking the Riverfront Plaza and the Savannah River and ate delicious, Cajun inflected meals. The servers, Beverly and Jessie, were exceptionally warm, friendly and informative and made... More 

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Thank Judy T
Palm Coast, Florida
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Visited Bayou Cafe on Saturday 10/22/16 for lunch with my husband, daughter and son-in-law. This was our first visit to the cafe. They were unfortunately short staffed but our service did not suffer. We ordered the blue crab claws and crawfish tails as apps. They were delicious. They have their own sauce they sell which was amazing. We bought some... More 

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Thank Wendy O
Springfield, Massachusetts
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

We were told about lots of places to eat in Savanna, but we chose the Bayou Cafe pretty much on a whim, The waitress asked questions and then made suggestions. This is a fun place to eat and enjoy music.

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Thank marylouiseanderson
Houston, Texas
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

We had a table by the window so we could watch the happenings on East Bay St. We wanted sea food and we were directed to the "New Orleans" section of the menu. Our waitress spent alot of time with us. She asked questions to determine what we liked and then pointed us to some choices. My Crawfish Etouffee was... More 

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Thank Glenn A
Alexandria, Virginia
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113 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Tried a trio of gumbos, which was the hit of the meal. This dive bar cafe is a great place to hang and drink beer! Etoufee was sadly, so so!

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Thank Karen B
Coppell, Texas
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462 reviews
281 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

The bartender recommended shrimp and grits and I thanked her. The restaurant is right across from the ferry on river street and by the historic stairs that go to the main level of the city. Friendly staff!

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Thank Lynn_Lyon
Lake City, Florida
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59 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Did not eat here but ducked in for some drinks and live music. The band was an amazing band and we enjoyed the music. It is a place where locals go so you might feel a little out of place but don't let it intimidate you.

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Thank Vicki1962
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for an early dinner. Bar tender was extremely hospitable and have recommendations on the menu. Even heard a little ghost story while we waited.

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Thank Mandy B
Palm Coast, Florida
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Stopped in late for a drink and some grub. Enjoyed our drinks with the barkeep. The vibe from the old building was mind blowing. Building was from the 1700 or 1800 hundreds. I was just mesmerized by the entire place.

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Thank PalmCoaster1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$17
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Soups, Cajun & Creole
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 02:00
Monday
11:00 - 03:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 03:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 03:00
Thursday
11:00 - 03:00
Friday
11:00 - 03:00
Saturday
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 N Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401-1237
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Savannah>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 912-233-6411

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?