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Lady & Sons

102 W Congress St, Savannah, GA 31401-2508
+1 912-233-2600
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good25%
  • Average22%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“fried chicken” (2,032 reviews)
“cheese biscuits” (227 reviews)
“hoe cakes” (212 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
102 W Congress St, Savannah, GA 31401-2508
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I read all the reviews so I was unsure if we should go while in town. I was able to make reservations. We got to town earlier and the restaurant moved up our time slot. Only had to wait about 10 minutes. All for 4...More

Thank Lisaloy76
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had reservation and had to wait 30 min. Once seated waitress disappeared after drink orders. Fried chicken on the buffet was way over salted. Test of buffet bland. I ordered the chicken pot pie. The woven bread topping was 80% of the dish. No chicken...More

Thank Dennis T
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We stayed in Savannah for two nights, our first night there, we went to Lady and Sons for dinner, since we like Paula Deen's recipes and several friends and family members had recommended the restaurant as well. We made reservations and were seated about 15...More

Thank 5mickey13
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a quick pitstop here for a piece of pecan pie and it was delicious, if a tad too sweet. The homemade iced tea was really refreshing. As soon as we sat down to order our coffee and tea, we were given a free...More

Thank SarahJupiter
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went here with my family. It was jam packed. Our reservations were for 7:15 but we probably didn't sit down until 7:35. While waiting for our food, the waitress gave us some delicious cheddar biscuits, which were very filling. My mother and I spit a...More

Thank Jordan A
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I was impressed with the size of the place. I'd never seen an elevator in a restaurant before! The service was good. My fiance had the seafood stew, it's was more like a chowder than a stew, but it wasn't bad. I had the parm...More

Thank Tracy B
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had an enjoyable time consisting of both dining and dancing on the second floor of the restaurant!!! We definitely needed to dance after consuming the delicious southern cuisine!!! The staff assigned to our event kept the buffet replenished and our tea was never empty!...More

Thank Vickie F
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

When in Savannah you must eat at Lady and Sons. You can eat the buffet or order off the menu. The food is delicious and fried to perfection. Paula and her sons stop by occasional to visit. If you want to try southern food this...More

Thank 418lorrainef
Reviewed 4 days ago

Had higher expectations for the food (being a Paula Dean establishment). Almost everyone chooses the buffet for the meal (I had a steak). However, the atmosphere was fun and the staff was Great. Very accommodating and went out of their way to make our visit...More

Thank jeremycriss
Reviewed 4 days ago

I ordered the fried shrimp for lunch off the menu-it was great! One of my friends ordered the chicken pot pie, which she said was wonderful. Another friend got the buffet. We were all pleased by the experience and the food! We also really appreciated...More

Thank Emjones835
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Lori E
6 August 2017|
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Response from Matt L | Reviewed this property |
Casual is the rule here. I wore shorts, flip flops, and a Polo.
Margie C
11 April 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
No, fried chicken, rib, smothered pork chops, were our meat choices. I think they change daily.
Margie C
11 April 2017|
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Response from D W | Reviewed this property |
It's a good distance away several blocks but as beautiful as Savannah is the walk will be no problem if you enjoy walking! Have fun because Savannah is such a great place!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 W Congress St, Savannah, GA 31401-2508
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Savannah>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 912-233-2600
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America loves the "First Lady of Southern Cooking" Paula Deen and her The Lady & Sons restaurant in Savannah, Georgia. The Lady & Sons had its humble beginnings in June 1989, when Paula and her sons Jamie & Bobby launched the Bag Lady catering company out of her home. Soon after, the family's landmark restaurant opened its doors to much acclaim. The Lady & Sons offers The Lady's Southern Buffet daily for Lunch and Dinner. In addition The Lady & Sons offers a full menu packed with Deen Family Signature dishes Monday through Saturday, for Lunch and Dinner.
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