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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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American, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
107 W Jones St, Savannah, GA 31401-4507
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Reviewed 26 October 2015

Like Southern Cooking? Then look no farther and enjoy a lunch with strangers - and good food. Worth the wait on line - get there early! P.S. Bring cash

Thank Ojala53
Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

We came here on Thursday morning. I first came at 8:30 no line yet and the 9:45 two people ahead of us.... This when they start coming around. It's a good place to meet new friends as well since you'll be sharing a table with...More

Thank TheImmortalFrankster
Reviewed 23 October 2015

We got there around 10:20 and made it in the first group seating. Once you get in, you are seated at a communal table (for 10) and everything is family style. I think we counted 23 different dished being passed around and you will want...More

Thank HotelDuderino
Reviewed 23 October 2015 via mobile

It's an experience and must be done at least once. Got there at 1:00 and sat down to eat 45 minutes later. There were 22 dishes to choose from so you will not leave hungry. Unfortunately, the only thing that was hot was the fried...More

Thank irmadelbagno
Reviewed 22 October 2015

After an hour and a half of waiting on the line, we realized that we needed to leave or we would miss an important tour in our few days in Savannah. The only way that Mrs. Wilkes works is if you have a spare weekday...More

Thank shapgo
Reviewed 22 October 2015

I'm not sure it was worth the wait, but it was a real experience to eat here. The food just kept on coming and coming. If your table does finish a dish, just ask and more will appear. Family style dining. The fried chicken was...More

Thank Howard A
Reviewed 22 October 2015

If you haven't eaten here, it is a must. Service is family style. Ten people at a table. We counted 24 unique dishes of food served. And dessert. Food was very good southern food. Be prepared to wait in a long line!

Thank BevRochester
Reviewed 21 October 2015

Great southern food!! Family style dinning and the food selection is never disappointing, food is excellent.

Thank Lois W
Reviewed 21 October 2015

After waiting over an hour in line (chatting it up with friendly strangers) I was beginning to wonder if I was wasting valuable tourist time. But when I was finally seated at the table with the nice family waiting in line with me I quickly...More

1  Thank Cathy M
Reviewed 21 October 2015 via mobile

We have been to Mrs. Wilkes multiple times with family visits to Savannah and it never disappoints! There is always a line, but with the wait. All the food is homemade and delicious-if you leave hungry, there is something wrong with you:)

Thank Shanna A
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14 February 2018|
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Response from mrhopus | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they serve plenty of vegetable dishes. I cannot, however, vouch for whether or not they are vegan friendly. My guess would be no.
3 October 2017|
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Response from jab004 | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know. It didn’t seem dependent on the day of the week, but it was worth waiting through he line.
2 September 2017|
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Response from kelybeans | Reviewed this property |
We were there on Wednesday, 8/23, arrived at 1:10 and walked right in. So excited as we were prepared to have a wait!!
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Restaurant Details

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