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Mrs. Wilkes Dining Room

107 W Jones St, Savannah, GA 31401-4507
+1 912-232-5997
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
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107 W Jones St, Savannah, GA 31401-4507
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Reviewed yesterday

This wonderful eatery is only open M-F, from 11am to 2pm. Read other reviews and debated whether we wanted to stand in line. We were rewarded with the best food in the whole city. Sitting 10 to a table, the entire table was filled with...More

Thank robertg_8678
Reviewed yesterday

This is a must do eating experience when staying in Savannah. The food was served family style and was DELICIOUS! We met several nice folks since the tables seat 10 at a time and you pass the food around for all to enjoy. They open...More

Thank Jane G
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were part of a group on tour so we had the place to ourselves for dinner. The food did not disappoint. It was some of the best fried chicken we have ever had. There was more food than you could shake a stick at....More

Thank APennero
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Savannah for 4 days. Went here twice it was that good. Would recommend being there early as the line gets very long we were there for 9:30 on Friday and by 10am there were at least.70 people there. We loved it the food was...More

1  Thank ellie8617
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant is a south of the main historical are of the city, but worth the walk. We waited an hour in line to get in, but we heard that was normal. Once in you sat as a group of whoever was in line with...More

Thank BKV11
Reviewed 1 week ago

this was our favorite place to eat in Savannah! filing inside, sitting down at a large table with six other people and sharing bowls of food was so much fun! We ate with a couple from Florida, a couple from the mid-west, a couple from...More

1  Thank karen461
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ignore the line. It's with the wait. Very good southern cooking' and very friendly staff. Sitting with strangers is no big deal. We were all there for the food. This is a must when in Savanah. Only open for lunch.

Thank Dan L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was so glad I we waited for lunch. Food was great and everyone came out stuffed. The staff was so friendly and variety was crazy. Best sweet potatoes I have ever tasted

Thank EmptyNesterHavinFun
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visit Savannah very often for a weekend getaway to enjoy relaxation in a hotel, great food and drinks. Every time there we are unable to visit Mrs Wilkes since it’s closed on the weekend. This time we were able to go because it was...More

Thank QueenAtl
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mrs. Wilkes’ granddaughter and her staff made the hour wait well worth it if you are looking for good ole southern comfort food with family style seating. Unless your group is large enough to fill a table, expect to be seated with strangers who become...More

Thank Pam K
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14 February 2018|
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Response from mrhopus | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they serve plenty of vegetable dishes. I cannot, however, vouch for whether or not they are vegan friendly. My guess would be no.
3 October 2017|
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Response from jab004 | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know. It didn’t seem dependent on the day of the week, but it was worth waiting through he line.
2 September 2017|
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Response from kelybeans | Reviewed this property |
We were there on Wednesday, 8/23, arrived at 1:10 and walked right in. So excited as we were prepared to have a wait!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 107 W Jones St, Savannah, GA 31401-4507
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Savannah>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 912-232-5997
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