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Bayou Cafe

€€ - €€€American, , Seafood
14 N Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401-1237
+1 912-233-6411
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“jambalaya” (37 reviews)
“ettoufee” (9 reviews)
Closes in 4 min
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Soups, Cajun & Creole
€€ - €€€
14 N Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401-1237
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The atmosphere was cool the servers were pleasent although not super fast. That's about as good as it got. The shrimp and queso app we ordered took 20 minutes to come out and it was nothing more than nacho cheese from circle k with some...More

Thank Brian V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I absolutely loved this place! The happy hour prices are the best on River St., the food is delicious, and the people who work there are so kind (Beverly and Ray are awesome!!). I spent most of my trip in Savannah there because it was...More

Thank amandam3175
Reviewed 13 June 2018

Every time we go to Savannah, we spend time in this place! Wonderful little hole in the wall with character and the best etouffee we have ever had. Everything we have had there has been very good. The bartender was great, I don't remember his...More

Thank CynthiaKel
Reviewed 26 May 2018

I had their shrimp and grits dinner which was very tasty. I like that its old looking, makes it interesting. They have a bar which looks like it gets lively during a ball game.

Thank mplvstrv
Reviewed 11 May 2018

Had their Jambalaya - creamy and just enough! Enjoy the meal and the staff. Music and the guitar player was outstanding.

Thank snapdragon14
Reviewed 8 May 2018

This restaurant was recommended to us by an employee at a museum; the steps to the restaurant lead up from the river front street and doesn't look like much inside or out. But we ordered the shrimp con queso dip as appetizer and it was...More

Thank Linda K
Reviewed 30 April 2018

We came in for the music and were not disappointed. A really good blues band was playing that night. We had dinner there before the music started and the seafood was definitely superior. Waitstaff (Reina) was attentive and offered helpful advice for our visit.

Thank OKWanderer
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

My daughters and I went here for dinner on a Saturday night. This restaurant is definitely more than meets the eye:) The food was great and the service was even better. don’t be fooled by the exterior, this place is a hidden gem! Love it!

Thank cspippa
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Do yourself a favor and eat somewhere else. I have never given a one star review before but this place was terrible. Walked river street and there were hardly any people here so I thought it would be good and quick. I couldn’t have been...More

Thank shelly m
Reviewed 10 April 2018

A normal stop when I visit River St., so this time I tried some new items on the menu. Food is pretty good and quick service. Always good music

Thank Keith H
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Questions & Answers
13 July 2017|
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Response from rsechler | Property representative |
Ciaira, thank you for your question. At The Bayou Cafe, we actually cook the sausage seperate so we can offer the red beans and rice as a Vegetarian option.
26 March 2017|
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Response from rsechler | Property representative |
Thank you for your question! We have a variety of gluten free options such as our Seafood Gumbo, Blackened (or grilled) Mahi-Mahi, Cajun Shrimp Scampi, wild caught steamed Georgia Shrimp dinner, Crawfish platter and Steamed... More
27 September 2016|
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Response from E P | Reviewed this property |
I think it would be fine for an earlier dinner. There are TONS of restaurants on the water, though. You can always pop in, look around, and decide to move on to another place fairly easily.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$17
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, 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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