We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Mrs. Wilkes Dining Room

107 W Jones St, Savannah, GA 31401-4507
+1 912-232-5997
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“beef stew” (304 reviews)
“rutabaga” (109 reviews)
“banana pudding” (313 reviews)
American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
107 W Jones St, Savannah, GA 31401-4507
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (4,559)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 4,515 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Mrs. Wilkes is on our must do list every time we visit Savannah. We went mid week this time and decided to get there early again (10:00) just in case. There was already two couples waiting and the line continued to grow the whole time....More

Thank Tony_From_Callahan
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My wife and I truly enjoy our lunch experience! Got there about 12:45 and only waited about 20 minutes to get seated. We were seated with 5 other people, lunch served family style. Yum yum yum!! Fried chicken to die for. Can't say enough for...More

Thank 312greggf
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited Savannah last month and what an incredible food journey it was. This restaurant is one of the jewels of Savannah. If you don't mind waiting in line for an hour and a half then you'd come to the the right place. The food...More

Thank extrakimchi
Reviewed 6 days ago

Several guides had said to have lunch at Mrs. Wilkes Dining Room when visiting Savannah. My boyfriend, his mom, and I headed there for lunch after a busy morning in a historic house and a stroll through Forsyth Park. We saw the line for Mrs....More

Thank BnMadven
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We waited in line for 45 minutes. Once inside you sit with strangers which was interesting to get to know other people. The food was country cooking. It was rather expensive.

Thank AmazingSparkle
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are in Savannah this is definitely a place to visit. Come early line starts to form by 10:00am they open at 11. You will be seated to a family style table of 10, you will be eating with strangers. There’s plenty of food,...More

1  Thank j0cabethc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well, I declare!  My visit to Savannah had me totally stoked for authentic southern food, so after landing in Savannah we went straight to Mrs. Wilkes Dining room (luggage and all).  The food is served family style and the spread was magnificent!  The table overflowed with...More

Thank ttaylor2u
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don’t miss a chance to enjoy a delicious meal in Mrs. Wilkes dining room. The southern fare was amazing. We had at least 22 different bowels passed family style. Eat all you want, the servers keep refilling. Fried chicken, corn muffins, biscuits, beans, greens, pork,...More

Thank Jjmom85
Reviewed 1 week ago

Plan to spend a bit of time visiting with people both ahead and behind you in line. If you are among the first seating, you will be saying grace before the meal is served. An overall Southern experience.

Thank GWetPW
Reviewed 1 week ago

Heard a lot of good thinks about this place, not only locally but read about as well. The Southern cooking was incredible! depending on party size, you will most likely to sit with people from all of the country that adds to the experience. Don't...More

Thank jbortono
Nearby HotelsSee all 117 hotels in Savannah
Eliza Thompson House, Historic Inns of Savannah
1,413 reviews
.11 km away
B Historic Savannah
725 reviews
.31 km away
The DeSoto
512 reviews
.32 km away
Courtyard Savannah Downtown/Historic District
934 reviews
.39 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Crystal Beer Parlor
3,855 reviews
.20 km away
Gryphon Tea Room
950 reviews
.17 km away
Savannah Coffee Roasters
602 reviews
.29 km away
Nearby Attractions
Mickve Israel Temple
1,012 reviews
.26 km away
Green-Meldrim House
285 reviews
.13 km away
Sorrel Weed House
1,176 reviews
.23 km away
Mercer Williams House Museum
1,159 reviews
.16 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
October 22, 2018|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from robertb11583 | Reviewed this property |
I called Mrs. Wilkes and asked if they charged for infants, and the person who answered the phone said no charge for infants who are being bottle fed. MRS. Wilkes Dining house Phone # 912-232-5997
October 19, 2018|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from schmayla98 | Reviewed this property |
They were closed on Memorial Day, so I imagine they will be for Thanksgiving Day as well.
Barbara B
September 1, 2018|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from Glenn H | Reviewed this property |
We waited 2 hours, great conversations with folks we didn't know while waiting on the sidewalk,and then at the table. Worth the wait.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 107 W Jones St, Savannah, GA 31401-4507
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Savannah>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 912-232-5997
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing