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Spanky's Pizza Galley & Saloon

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317 E River St, Savannah, GA 31401-1221
+1 912-236-3009
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Kathleen, Georgia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This place has improved since my last review. This visit was awesome, the waiter was great, had a sense of humor. The food was good and came out quickly hot and the waiter kept checking on us.

Thank pssrockwell
Bayside, New York
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Happened to drop into Spankys while exploring River Street and so glad we did ! Our first experience with "Spankys spuds" was so great may never be able to eat a French fry again ! Chicken tenders moist and served with an awesome sauce. My son claimed burger was terrific. Very friendly servor and quick service.

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Avon, Ohio
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visited today for a late lunch after our Trolley tour. Service was really good. Mallory was our server and she was very nice and a fellow Ohioan. She was very attentive and fun to talk to. She recommended the chicken fingers and spuds so we went with it. We really liked the food and she kept our drinks filled.... More 

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Lincoln City, Oregon
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109 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stopped here for a light lunch while exploring Savannah. Initially service was very quick. Quick to take our order and quick to bring our food. Our server's name was Whodini. (Later he would do a disappearing act.) Anyway, my wifes hot dog and potatoes were both good, and my chicken strips basket with fries would have been great if... More 

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Lakeland, Florida
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We drive up at least once a month from Florida to have us some Spanky's . Plus while in Savannah we do walk around but our main reason is to eat dinner then drive back home . It is definitely worth the 6 hour drive there and the 6 hour drive home . The food is good and love the... More 

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North Bend, Washington
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62 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dropped in here for lunch during a visit. The place smells like sour milk. My feet stuck to the floor when we walked in. We were seated immediately ( cuz very few people were there). Tables were as sticky as the floors. Service was actually really good, but the food was mediocre at best. My chicken salad came with shredded... More 

Thank CoachNye
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51 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

No alcohol service until 1230pm on Sunday's. Peach sangria was a $5 special, very good. Split fish and chips for snack.

Thank Richard D
Katie M, Guest Relations Manager at Spanky's Pizza Galley & Saloon, responded to this review

Thank you for dining with us Richard! That pesky 12:30 Sunday law will hopefully be gone before too long! We hope to see you again the next time you are on River Street! More 

Bonita Springs, Florida
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7 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was great. Our server Houdini was awesome. The portions were big and the prices were very reasonable.

Thank yarie17
Katie M, Guest Relations Manager at Spanky's Pizza Galley & Saloon, responded to this review

Thank you for dining with us and letting us know about your visit yarieti17! We will be sure to pass your compliment on to houdini! We hope to see you again the next time you are on River Street! More 

High Point, North Carolina
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113 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A big menu with lots of non-pizza choices. We had the Buffalo Chicken Basket and Fish and Chips. Flavorful wings and crispy fish and fries. Both delicious and went great with Tybee Island Blonde Ale and Moon River Yoga Pants. Recommended!

Thank CalDude2NC
Katie M, Guest Relations Manager at Spanky's Pizza Galley & Saloon, responded to this review

Thank you for dining with us and for leaving us your review CalDude2NC! We hope to see you again the next time you are on River Street! More 

Hertford, North Carolina
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We should have realized when we walked in on a Friday night and the place was pretty empty that meant something. We were tired from driving all day and had been walking along the waterfront when we found Spankys. We ordered cheese sticks as an app and for the price I thought should be more than 5. They hardly had... More 

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Katie M, Guest Relations Manager at Spanky's Pizza Galley & Saloon, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to submit your review honeybun3. Here at Spanky's River Street we take pride in making sure all of our customers have the best dining experience possible. I would like to discuss your experience with you further at your earliest convenience. Please contact me at kmurphy@liveoakrestaurants.com In the subject line please include the name of... More 

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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$10 - US$25
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 317 E River St, Savannah, GA 31401-1221
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Savannah>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 912-236-3009
Family owned and operated since 1976, Spankys serves up the worlds best chicken finger! The story goes like this, in 1976, a few friends wanted to start a restaurant on River Street in Savannah. Then, the booming River Street we know today was only a dirt road, with only a few spots for dining on the waterfront. Enter two innovative friends who cut up a few pieces of tender, white meat chicken, battered and fried them to perfection, and said to each other 'hey, son, lets call them chicken fingers!' And so Spanky's was born, and its still run by the same man and his family and loyal wonderful staff today! Come on down and dine on a piece of Savannah history with us--we're waitin' on ya!

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