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Spanky's Pizza Galley & Saloon

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317 E River St, Savannah, GA 31401-1221
(912) 236-3009
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Katy TX
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Nice place to stop while doing the tourist thing! The food is good and resonance. The chicken tenders were good and nice serving sizes. The service was friendly and timely. Good for a quick bite.

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New York
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37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Was here 10 years ago and loved the burgers. Came back to HHI and couldn't wait to drive over to Savannah just to eat at Spanky's. Best burger ever said my husband! OMG the chicken reuben was fantastic!! Waitress Ashley was wonderful.

Thank DebbieDoll
St. Petersburg, Florida
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56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in for dinner on Saturday night because we had gone to the boat parade on the river. Of course it was very busy but that was to be expected. After putting our name in to wait for a table, we went to the bar for drinks. Both of the bartenders were pretty unfriendly and it took quite a... More 

Thank SusanStPete
Williamsburg, Virginia
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in for a late dinner on a Sunday night. Delicious bar food and decent service. The chicken fingers were great, especially buffalo style. I also ordered a side salad which was surprisingly good for a bar. Prices were reasonable. We would have gone back but were only in town for a few days and wanted to try different places.

Thank mangolove_26
Tampa, Florida
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was excellent! Service was awesome! Their chili with cheese was so delish that I ordered it twice in the same day! Highly recommend!

Thank cooperclan5
Augusta, Georgia
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163 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in for after dinner drinks, and we enjoyed the bar scene. Barkeep was friendly & not pushy. Cold brews appreciated. Gets a lot of walk in traffic from River St tourists.

Thank Ken M
Crawfordville, Florida
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had to eat at the bar, since we didn't have much time to spend. Surprisingly the food only took about 20 minutes we ate and were on our way. Chicken fingers were greasy but good. Would go there again.

Thank chermail
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There was no wait on a Saturday night! Food was your typical bar food but everyone was very happy. My daughter had been here with her grandparents last year and loved it

Thank Michelle B
Geneseo, NY
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137 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

10 of us lined the bar at Spanky's on a Saturday night and had one of the best times this group has had at a bar in 30 years. A guy named Five was behind the bar - yes, that's right, like the number 5 - and he was fantastic. Personable, funny, engaging and just plain hospitable. We'll go back... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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50 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The chicken tenders here are awesome and very reasonably priced considering the portion you are given. On Wednesdays they have a $2.50 special for 4 tenders!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Kids, View, Child-friendly
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: 317 E River St, Savannah, GA 31401-1221
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Savannah>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: (912) 236-3009
Family owned and operated since 1976, Spankys serves up the worlds best chicken finger! The story goes like this, in 1976, a few friends wanted to start a restaurant on River Street in Savannah. Then, the booming River Street we know today was only a dirt road, with only a few spots for dining on the waterfront. Enter two innovative friends who cut up a few pieces of tender, white meat chicken, battered and fried them to perfection, and said to each other 'hey, son, lets call them chicken fingers!' And so Spanky's was born, and its still run by the same man and his family and loyal wonderful staff today! Come on down and dine on a piece of Savannah history with us--we're waitin' on ya!

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