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Alligator Soul

114 Barnard St, Ste LOWER, Savannah, GA 31401-3277
+1 912-232-7899
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good17%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
114 Barnard St, Ste LOWER, Savannah, GA 31401-3277
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there for dinner with another couple. My husband had the flight and I had a beer. He enjoyed his flight and the local beer was also good. He then had oysters Rockefeller and ostrich. I had the gumbo. Oysters where a little over...More

Thank Vanessa S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was with a large group (12) having a holiday dinner. Everyone raved about the food and the service was very good. Try the steak or the ostrich or any of the fish dishes. Also unusual and wonderful appetizers.

Thank Ruth M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was one of our favorites on this particular trip to Savannah. We celebrated our anniversary there and had a lovely meal with great service. It was super busy, but we never felt ignored or rushed. We sat in a little room off the...More

Thank cms1012
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

restaurant is located in the basement and I really liked the décor, very different from normal settings. food was very good as was the service. really nice atmosphere

Thank raisaf2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Alligator Soul has a great many seafood dishes, but don't go there expecting to see alligator on the menu (it's there, only a component in a primarily pork appetizer). The seafood gumbo was delicious, but even the full dinner portion didn't leave me full. The...More

Thank Olin C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Restaurant was over priced. Food was good but. It worth the price. Better Southern food at Paula Dean’s

Thank Troy W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Oddly enough, the last time I gave a 5 star review was my last visit to Savannah. There are some fantastic restaurants in this town!! We went to Savannah to take a culinary tour for my 50th birthday. I spent weeks deciding where I wanted...More

2  Thank DishAndDelish
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Locals beware! Alligator Soul is Savannah's top tourist trap. After a mediocre meal there about 9 years, we dined again at Alligator Soul Saturday evening, and I'm sorry we gave them another try. What a huge disappointment! The lowlight was the gumbo. Advertised with clams,...More

1  Thank Robert B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I actually saw this restaurant walking about and read about it, but thought it wasn't unique or special enough while I only had a few days in Savannah so I had no intention of going. Also I had no interest in alligator meat. But our...More

3  Thank SoKailua
Reviewed 10 November 2017

There are many good restaurants in Savannah and this won should definitely be on your list to try. We were not sure what to expect but our concierge told us that it was a good choice and she was right. We both had the shrimp...More

Thank nank59
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Kim S
13 December 2017|
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Response from nicholasmbarton | Reviewed this property |
Business Casual or Smart Casual. Alligator Soul is a frequent meeting place for clients and special occasion diners and the attire tends to reflect it.
Lora T
6 December 2017|
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Response from RosalieMB | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is an elevator!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$26 - US$88
Drinks, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 Barnard St, Ste LOWER, Savannah, GA 31401-3277
  • Public Transportation: There is bus transportation within and without the city limits and the guest would need to contact the City of Savannah for bus routes and schedules.
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Savannah>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 912-232-7899
  • E-mail
Alligator Soul is the answer to the question, “Where is the best place to dine while in Savannah?” Located in Savannah’s Downtown District, on historic Telfair Square, Alligator Soul is an upscale, yet unpretentious, restaurant that is decidedly unique among fine dining in Savannah. Whether a longtime resident or first time visitor to Savannah, we offer you and your guests uncompromising quality in food, service and hospitality. Enjoy the distinctive Southern ambiance and regional cuisine with a French-Creole flair while dining below ground in the Colonial cellars. Alligator Soul is known for eclectic Southern dining with a seasonal menu that utilizes farm-fresh ingredients, local day boat fish and grass fed meat. Your full service experience begins with fresh cocktails and continues through the evening with in house made desserts. From all of us at Alligator Soul, we look forward to treating you as our honored guest from the moment you walk in the door to the moment you leave.
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