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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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107 W Jones St, Savannah, GA 31401-4507
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Reviewed today

I lived in Savannah waaaay back in the mid sixties to mid seventies and knew Mrs. Wilkes Dining Room as a staple of life in high school and college. Of course back then the all you can eat family style down home dining experience was...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Ceilia7
Reviewed today via mobile

If you’re in Savannah and want to experience a joyful and delicious treat, this place is worth your wait. Arrive early!!!!

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Dawn F
Reviewed today

After a fairly long wait in line prepare to sit down family style to about 23 side dishes and 3 meat dishes. All delicious authentic souther cooking. Nothing fancy just old fashioned and good. And as soon as one side dish is becoming low they...More

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank jodyesp
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mrs. Wilkes’ Dining Room is like no other. As you can see from the website (mrswilkes.com), they are open for Lunch, Mon-Fri 11am-2pm, February thru December. Don’t go in January, they’re closed. Also, no reservations, so there is usually a line. A long line, so...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank Susan M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To our surprise they were open and the line was short. Food and service was great. We came to Savannah for Christmas from Miami, Fl I decided to call about 20 miles from the exit and a person answered, I was shocked and happy. This...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Rose M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Get up early, trek down to Jones Street and get in line! I dream of this place after each visit. Communal tables are loaded with the most amazing Southern dishes that are shared family style. Too many dishes to describe that are periodically refilled. Wear...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank RebeccaH4813
Reviewed 1 week ago

The biscuits are the best biscuits I have ever eaten. The fried chicken was great too, but I would go back just for the biscuits.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Tammi B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our party of 8 arrived at 10:25 and were greeted by a line down to the corner. At 11:00 the first signs of movement, and an hour and 15 minutes later, we had our own table. The table was loaded with every kind of southern...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Bart Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wait turned out to be much longer than I expected but still worth it. Wish they offered to-go boxes.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank AnDtravel5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mrs. Wilkes is a fabulous place for many reasons. I could stop with the amazing fried chicken but I'll go on. Sitting family style at a restaurant was so much fun. I felt like I was really sitting down around Mrs. Wilkes' table for a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Pamela C
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22 October 2018|
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Response from robertb11583 | Reviewed this property |
I called Mrs. Wilkes and asked if they charged for infants, and the person who answered the phone said no charge for infants who are being bottle fed. MRS. Wilkes Dining house Phone # 912-232-5997
19 October 2018|
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Response from schmayla98 | Reviewed this property |
They were closed on Memorial Day, so I imagine they will be for Thanksgiving Day as well.
Barbara B
1 September 2018|
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Response from Glenn H | Reviewed this property |
We waited 2 hours, great conversations with folks we didn't know while waiting on the sidewalk,and then at the table. Worth the wait.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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