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Mrs. Wilkes Dining Room

107 W Jones St, Savannah, GA 31401-4507
+1 912-232-5997
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beef stew” (298 reviews)
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“banana pudding” (312 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
107 W Jones St, Savannah, GA 31401-4507
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We loved the “family style” concept and thoroughly enjoyed allllll of the food (maybe a little too much! :)) The line seems slightly daunting at first, but gives you time to meet & talk with the same people you’ll probably be seated with. Delicious!

Thank itsmekrista11
Reviewed 5 days ago

Having read several reviews about this place and this being our first trip to Savannah we felt it was the only place to eat lunch We had to queue for about 45 minutes on a very hot and humid day, however it was well worth...More

1  Thank charles h
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the best restaurants in Savannah. Much better than Paula Deen's. I give a 10+. Get there early, long line,but worth the wait.

Thank robert b
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are in Savannah than Mrs. Wilkes Dining Room is a must visit. The southern cuisine served family style is to die for if you like Moms home cooking. Great atmosphere and great service. You’ll always remember the trip to this fabulous restaurant.

1  Thank Jeff C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mrs. Wilkes Dining Room certainly lived up to expectations as being the strongest representation of southern home cooking in Savannah. They open at 11am but the line to be seated begins to form much before that. My friend and I got there around 9:30 and...More

1  Thank JWenk1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I finally stood in line for an hour waiting to eat at Mrs. Wilkes Dining Room. I’m on the fence if it’s worth the wait. I’m glad I did it, but I’m not sure if I would do it again. The fried chicken, collard greens,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Get there early. Lines start well over an hour before it opens. Beware the line cutters! Amazing food and tons of it. Nice people working there. You want for nothing. This place lives up to the hype.

1  Thank William C
Reviewed 1 week ago

For those who grew up in the south, eating at Mrs. Wilkes Dining Room will remind you of eating at grandma's house! For those who grew up in the north, this is a culinary experience you don't want to miss while visiting Savannah. Yes, the...More

2  Thank 213Wanderlust
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Get here early, the line forms pretty early and can extend for a block or more. Never having been before, I wasn't really sure what to expect. The restaurant opens at 11:30 am and the diners fill tables. If you are 4 seated at a...More

1  Thank Michael B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a hot day and we were in line for 2 hours, but it was totally worth the wait (they had free cold water). Inside it is like sitting down for a delicious home cooked meal, the fried chicken was some of the best...More

1  Thank Ollie F
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July 11, 2018|
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Response from COCOBEANL | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they serve desserts, Three that you can pick from. All I remember is the delicious banana bread pudding.
June 3, 2018|
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Response from HappyTravelerFromNYC | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe there are stairs since it is ground level, but possibly one small step at the entrance, sorry, I can't recall. But I believe it is handicapped accessible. You may want to call to confirm.
February 14, 2018|
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Response from HappyTravelerFromNYC | Reviewed this property |
There are many vegetable dishes and delicious corn bread!
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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
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