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Bayou Cafe

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$$ - $$$
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14 N Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401-1237
+1 912-233-6411
11:00 - 03:00
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Sun 11:00 - 02:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 03:00
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Alpharetta, Georgia
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49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good pub grub and great live music every night. This place is just above River St in a small historic venue. The folks are friendly and drinks are good, too. I visit Savannah monthly and stop in here every time.

Thank Gary W
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The trio of soup was great The seafood gumbo, gator gumbo and crab corn chowder was great. The drinks were cheap and our waitress Jen was down to earth and helpful with choosing the foods. The fried catfish was wonderful too. The cornbread was awesome too

Thank Amanda W
Savannah, Georgia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to the Bayou Cafe for Christmas dinner. What a GREAT restaurant! Loved that it was small and cozy! We sat by the window and could see the river, boats and people milling around town. Definitely will eat here again!

Thank nancywils0n
Geneseo, NY
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145 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 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....

Thank GeneseoSupremo
Burlington, Canada
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102 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 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 

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 

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.

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 

Thank Glenn A
Alexandria, Virginia
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114 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!

Thank Karen B
Coppell, Texas
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472 reviews
289 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 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!

Thank Lynn_Lyon

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$17
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Soups, Cajun & Creole
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
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?