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Vic's On the River

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15 E River St, 26 E Bay Street, Savannah, GA 31401-1218 (Drayton Street Ramp)
+1 912-721-1000
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had a table near the window so we could view the waterfront. Ordered the tomatoe bisque and the pear salad. Well presented and very good but the noise level was loud so you couldn't have a conversation. It was a Sunday night around 6:00.

Thank 829LynneUSA
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Located on the upper Riverfront this is not a tourist trap. Vic's had great upscale dishes served by professional staff. I was very happy to find a nice restaurant like this so accessible to the hotel. We ate there twice 2 of our 3 nights in Savannah. They had some of the best Oysters Rockefeller we have had in years.

Thank Mike W
Northbrook, Illinois
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93 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Easy to find when you enter from Bay Street. Lovely and elegant setting, but not fussy - we came in jeans and sneakers as tourists might. The service was Excellent! Patrice was knowledgeable and attentive and made us feel like valued guests. Ask for a table with a river view so you can see the big container ships going up... More 

Thank Merrill M
Montreal, Canada
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

With only one night in Savannah, we headed to Vic's on popular River Street. The fried green tomatoes, blackened shrimp with grits, redfish (normally only on the lunch menu but graciously substituted for the listed salmon thanks to our accommodating server) were all fine choices. Service was very good. Prices are reasonable. The ambiance could be more intimate, but overall... More 

Thank vandermint
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Walk in and it's a coffee shop. Take the elevator to the 4th floor and there's fine dining! My husband ordered crawfish beignets to start. Not what he expected as far as beignets but good none the less. The chicken liver appetizer (yes chicken liver!!!) was delicious! My husband does not like liver but agreed it was really good. I... More 

Thank Jill H
Allen, Texas
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The restaurant came highly recommended by a friend of our daughters whose family lives in Savannah. There are many areas to be seated and tables are spaced nicely lending itself to private chatting. The menu had a nice selection although a few more local fish offerings would have been more impressive. Both of our selections; mussels & the fried shrimp/oysters... More 

Thank Laura L
Baltimore, Maryland
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a lovely large group dinner...without reservations! Service was casual and efficient in a very lovely and sophisticated location! Vic's was recommended by Homewood Suites, otherwise we would have never know about the elegant 4th floor location above the coffee shop!

Thank kimberlyevans1
Forsyth, Georgia
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Are a celebratory dinner here on a Thursday night!! Made reservations easily for the time we wanted. The server was very attentive to our needs. Food was awesome. I got the shrimp & grits with BBQ sauce. Sounded strange but tasted amazing!! Definitely go here!!

Thank Mandytim99
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The lunch was such a big portion i saved it for the next day so i ate twice for one price. The staff is so nice to kids!

Thank Cindy M
glorious Midwest
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29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We sort of fell into reserving here and boy am I glad we did. This is a gorgeous restaurant that's part of the restored Cotton Exchange development area. Efficient and modern service, great menu with new twists on Southern classics. The grouper dish and the local blue crabcake main course were the best we'd ever had. The star of the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$35
American, Seafood
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
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: 15 E River St, 26 E Bay Street, Savannah, GA 31401-1218
    (Drayton Street Ramp)
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Savannah>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 912-721-1000
Vic's is located in a beautiful old cotton warehouse overlooking the Savannah River and Historic River Street. With entrances on both Bay and River Streets, we are easy to access. Pets are welcomed on our outdoor patio, where guests can dine under centuries-old Live Oaks overlooking Historic Factors Walk. Along with our spectacular views, Vic's menu reflects Savannah's Southern charm with our sophisticated take on traditional Southern cuisine and our fresh, local seafood selections. The Staff at Vic's On The River invite you to come and experience our gracious and attentive service... Where nothing is overlooked but the Savannah River. Enjoy live music in our lounge 7 nights a week, and Happy Hour at our Bar and on the Patio, Monday-Friday, 3:30-6pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?