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Mrs. Wilkes Dining Room

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Downtown
As featured in 3 Days in Savannah and 1 other guide
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107 W Jones St, Savannah, GA 31401-4507
+1 912-232-5997
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
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Warren, Connecticut
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A lot of food. All very tasty. Family style eating makes for very interesting conversation and you get to meet a lot of people. The fried chicken and barbecue pork was superb! The waitresses are wonderful.

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Thank Z M
Savannah, Georgia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The biggest issues most people had about going to Mrs. Wilkes was waiting in a long line. But we went half hr before they opened and the line went fast. Once inside, its a nice comfy place to eat, like going to a family member for lunch. We went after moving to Savannah in 2015, all the great reviews were... More 

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Canon City, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a must if you are visiting Savannah Monday through Friday. Hours are 11am to 2pm. You will be served if you are in line by 2pm. Recommend you skip breakfast the day you go, you won't leave hungry.

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Thank LynetteJoines
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We dined at Mrs. Wilkes’ because it is listed in 1000 Places to Go Before You Die and because of the stellar reviews in Tripadvisor. Guests are seated at communal tables and the meal is served family style. Three main entrees were served – fried chicken, bbq ham hocks, and beef stew. 20+ sides were served as well as dessert... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We travel to Savannah as often as we can and always go to Mrs. Wilkes Dining Room during the trip if we are there on a weekday (sadly, they are not open on the weekend). Plan to get there early. We arrive between 9:30 - 10:00 (opens at 11:00) and have been able to get in on the first round... More 

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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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115 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Probably one of the best dining experiences I've ever had. My GF and I waited in line for about an hour. Well worth the wait, don't get discouraged. You sit at table of ten people among six tables in the dining room. The table is full of side dishes plus fantastic fried chicken, meatloaf and barbecued pork. Everything is delicious.... More 

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Piedmont, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Service is great, fast and attentive to your ever need. Family style is a way to meet people from all walks of life while enjoying some of Savanahs best dishes. The fried chicken is so good, you will forget about the sides and fill your plate full. You can't leave hungry, because they refill the bowls fast and each dish... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You sit with a large group of people from all over. Food is served on plates and passed around. Food keeps on coming.

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Silver Creek, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A local had taken my husband to eat there when he was in town on business. When I got there to meet him he couldn't stop talking about it and wanted to take me there immediately. It was just as good as he described. If you didn't know what you were looking for you would pass this little dining room... More 

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Chatham, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The dining style is family style. You sit at a table of 10 people and the table is filled with as many side dishes as you can imagine and they bring the fried chicken and biscuits. No one leaves hungry!! Amazing food and a great experience. You must have cash to,pay and they are only open for lunch. There is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
Friday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?