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Papa's BBQ & Seafood

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119 Charlotte Dr Ste A, Savannah, GA 31410-1917
+1 912-897-0236
11:00 - 21:00
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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72 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There were 5 of us in our party. We were quickly seated but it seemed to take forever to get a seever to come to our table. The manager came over to get our drink order. While the food was pretty good, if you can't get them to come back to the table it ruins the meal. We ordered a... More 

Thank hartpndg
Bonaire, Georgia
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103 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Took my mom here to try out as we were both hungry. No complaints. Good food, good service, food arrived in a timely manner and tasted good. I think part of our positive experience was the fact we went there about 5:20 PM on a TUE. As we were leaving, the place was beginning to fill up. Though not packed,... More 

Thank Todd M
Oregon, United States
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

We've eaten there 3 times in the last 3 years. Not the best BBQ I've ever had (after living in TX), but decent. Wiley's across the street is probably up a notch, also expensive. Everything else is pretty good - but not where we rave and plan our next visit.. They have some microbrew in bottles.

Thank Anne Z
Greensboro, North Carolina
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

My hubby and I were down here visiting his parents. They brought us here for dinner. What a wonderful experience! I ordered the smoked, chopped BBQ platter, homemade potato salad and homemade pasta salad. Hands down, some of the the best BBQ that I have eaten! The BBQ had a wonderful smoked flavor without being too strong, just the right... More 

Thank 84debb
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We ate here while visiting tybee island. The service was great, food was good. It's pricey for the amount of food you get. I ordered the 2 hamburger with fries for almost 9 dollars, came out and they were about the size of a Krystal burger.

Thank billys71
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

100% recommend, it's the best food ever eat before..... The services was excellent, and the plate was full of food. We love this place...

Thank DiegoAb81
St. Petersburg, Florida
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160 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Found this restaurant on Google Maps while touring around Savannah on labor Day weekend. Chopped Pork BBQ was flavorful, however the only sauce served or offered was yellow mustard based. The Smoked Beef Brisket was almost cold, somewhat dry and disappointing for what they charge. However, all the side dishes were excellent...coleslaw with a touch of onion, Brunswick stew rich... More 

Thank chef2235
Tybee Island, Georgia
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

While the first cuisinne in the name of this establishment says "BBQ", be sure to try the Fried Shrimp. It's the BEST friend shrimp in Savannah, Georgia. Never disappoints! This visit, I had to try the fried green tomatoes. Now I have TWO huge reasons to go back - OFTEN!

Thank vgward2016
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

Slow service and mediocre food, tourist trap wannabe. It was better when it was a take out stand. Go next door and eat Mexican the plates always hot.

Thank Chuck D
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

We visit Tybee a lot and stay several days, and Wilmington Island is where we go out and eat a lot. Over the years, the choices have become fewer and fewer as some of the restaurants we've frequented have closed. Savannah's bad at this ... We have been to Papa's quite a few times. I remember the first time we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
American, Barbecue, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 Charlotte Dr Ste A, Savannah, GA 31410-1917
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Savannah
  • Phone Number: +1 912-897-0236
Papa's has been Making Hungry People Happy Since 1972. We take pride in serving quality smoked meats, fresh seafood and other fine foods. All of our bar-b-qued menu items are slow cooked right here in our wood-fired pit. Only the freshest Shrimp, Flounder, Tilapia and Oysters are prepared at Papa's. All of our Soups, Salads and Sandwiches are fresh made on site everyday and we also have a Kids Menu. Papa's BBQ & Seafood is a full service restaurant with a full bar. We can accommodate large parties and have plenty of free parking only minutes away from Downtown Savannah and Tybee Island.

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