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Bayou Cafe

14 N Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401-1237
+1 912-233-6411
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
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“jambalaya” (40 reviews)
“shrimp po boy” (7 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Soups, Cajun & Creole
$$ - $$$
14 N Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401-1237
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Reviewed 1 week ago

friendly staff, average food, not spicy at all for cajun, we would go back again...drinks were poured generously...

Thank RicDic
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not sure how we found such amazing jumbalaya in the middle of Savannah, but so happy we did! We had the samplers to try a little of everything and it was all so delicious. Plus, the beer is cheap and they offer live music in...More

Thank nkkgytn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Look up while walking and you will catch this place (otherwise you might miss it). There wasn't a wait like most places along the path. The food was surprisingly delicious, the service was friendly / helpful, and we had a great lunch. Highly recommend it!

Thank Kristin T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I developed my taste for seafood while growing up in Bayou county of South Louisiana. I hope this doesn't come out too harsh but I didn't care for the food. My first taste of shrimp and grits was at Mr. B's Bistro in New Orleans...More

Thank jtroxler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Authentic and homey. If your just looking for a good burger and great service with good music, this is the place. Game room upstairs and pleasant folks downstairs. Great service two days in a row. Thanks Beverly!

Thank Kevin L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place! I stop in everytime I'm in Savannah. Staff is friendly and the food is delicious!

Thank hungryvisitor
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Six travelers looking for a place to eat lunch and we came upon the Bayou Café. The place had super atmosphere and the service was awesome. We all tried a little bit of everything on the menu. We were happily pleased with our choices. One...More

Thank For_Lor_E
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We had a blast here on Friday night listening to the live music and having a couple drinks. The Ben Keiser Trio was a really great bluesy band and played a mix of music. All the staff in the bar were friendly and were attentive...More

Thank TheTravelingPaige
Reviewed 10 October 2017

The food was good. We ordered lemon pepper wings, the crab claws dipped in a special sauce, and gumbo. We were in town during Octoberfest, so that may have impacted the speed of service. There's a bar and it looks more pub-like inside. There were...More

Thank Iluv2travel1908
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Located on River Street, the Bayou Cafe offers a small but varied menu for lunch/dinner in a small bar & grill atmosphere. The boiled and fried shrimp baskets we had were good. Came back at night after ghost tour for cold beer & live southern...More

Thank GlennB35805
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Questions & Answers
14 July 2017|
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Response from rsechler | Property representative |
Ciaira, thank you for your question. At The Bayou Cafe, we actually cook the sausage seperate so we can offer the red beans and rice as a Vegetarian option.
26 March 2017|
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Response from rsechler | Property representative |
Thank you for your question! We have a variety of gluten free options such as our Seafood Gumbo, Blackened (or grilled) Mahi-Mahi, Cajun Shrimp Scampi, wild caught steamed Georgia Shrimp dinner, Crawfish platter and Steamed... More
27 September 2016|
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Response from E P | Reviewed this property |
I think it would be fine for an earlier dinner. There are TONS of restaurants on the water, though. You can always pop in, look around, and decide to move on to another place fairly easily.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$17
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 N Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401-1237
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Savannah>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 912-233-6411
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