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Spanky's Pizza Galley & Saloon

317 E River St, Savannah, GA 31401-1221
+1 912-236-3009
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“chicken fingers” (280 reviews)
“pizza” (217 reviews)
“fried potatoes” (21 reviews)
Closes in 4 min
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
317 E River St, Savannah, GA 31401-1221
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Reviewed 2 days ago

They have the best chicken fingers that I have ever eaten. The sauces are specially made and not your out of the bottle stuff! When I go back, I will have the chicken fingers. The sfaff was great and very friendly. I think that I...More

Thank jbeck444
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was a surprise find right on the Savannah riverfront. Very interesting food choices at very reasonable prices. Their feature side is Spugs: sliced potatoes, battered and deep fried, so If you’re on a diet, move along! The chicken fingers were great...very meaty, tender and...More

Thank rogervanh
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

First visit. Great location. This seems to be a very popular dining choice. We had a 20 minute wait, but it went by quickly as we people watched. There was plenty of food choices. Everyone should be able to find something they like. The service...More

Thank Joe H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came for the $2 drink special and ended up staying for dinner and the great conversation at the bar. Shannon the bartender was so nice. She talked us into eating there. The chicken tenders and spuds were fantastic. Also tried the fish and chips...More

Thank matts905
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Budget-wise this is a good eatery on River Street. We had a pizza which was very good. Just good food at average prices.

Thank Tammy J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our server, Shannon, was excellent with service and communication. She was friendly and smart. She made our visit especially enjoyable. The food was very good and reasonably priced in an area with a number of higher priced restaurants. We had the Savannah E-Pass that was...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been going to this place ever since I was young. I've always gotten the chicken fingers and spuds. That's all I will ever get. Best chicken fingers and spuds I've ever had. It's moderately priced like you would expect something to be with it...More

Thank Jingle J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good and many times very busy pub on River Street. Famous for their chicken fingers and spuds (potato slices fried like a French fry). Cheap drinks which can get you trashed if you're not paying attention. Nice views of the river traffic.

Thank AbsolutWallStreet
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the kid's order of chicken fingers which was just enough for me. Very meaty and flavorful. My companion had the fish and chips. It was a large portion of fish, but it was a little mushy. We both had the fried potatoes. They...More

Thank NEGrandma
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there in my first visit ar Savannah and was one of the bad decisions I've made. Their food is flavorless and greasy. I've tried the chicken fingers and I ate poultry... just that. Without any flavor. The Spuds didn't even taste like potatoes or...More

Thank LuisCoRi
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25 August 2017|
Response from dbelafsky | Reviewed this property |
Don't remember our waitress name it was months ago
Kristy S
4 January 2017|
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Response from DebbieDoll | Reviewed this property |
You should call them direct.
GaRon T
30 June 2015|
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Response from JayOrlando60 | Reviewed this property |
yes you can place takeout orders
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, 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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