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Bayou Cafe

14 N Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401-1237
+1 912-233-6411
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
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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 via mobile

My daughters and I went here for dinner on a Saturday night. This restaurant is definitely more than meets the eye:) The food was great and the service was even better. don’t be fooled by the exterior, this place is a hidden gem! Love it!

Thank cspippa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Do yourself a favor and eat somewhere else. I have never given a one star review before but this place was terrible. Walked river street and there were hardly any people here so I thought it would be good and quick. I couldn’t have been...More

Thank shelly m
Reviewed 1 week ago

A normal stop when I visit River St., so this time I tried some new items on the menu. Food is pretty good and quick service. Always good music

Thank Keith H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped for lunch and to get out of the drizzle. Great atmosphere, excellent server (thank you Beverly) and a great Po' Boy sandwich. Lots of character here. We asked questions and got good stories. This building has seen a lot of Savannah's history, not...More

Thank Gail O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We sat down at a table on the porch a guy with dirty clothes on came out and asked if we would need menus. After about 10 minutes, a rude lady stuck her head out the door and said it would be a 45-50 minute...More

Thank Maria I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ok this is not real good Cajun food. Staff is friendly when you can find her yes her there was one waitress one bartender. Customers coming in waiting to be seated walked out no on even acknowledged them. Food was horrible. The shrimp and grits...More

Thank Angiesnuthouse
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very upbeat fun place to listen to amazing music and eat/drink. The band and music were over the top wonderful on Thursday, March 22. Lives Bayou Cafe

Thank Julie S
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

We stopped here our first night, we got some great raw oysters. The entertainment was great. I can’t remember his name from 3/9/2108, but he was good at mixing up different genres. I think their was only waitress, so it was a little slow but...More

Thank 4meals
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

This is a place to visit once and prolly not again after. We ordered the alligator bites. For $10 we got about 6 small nugget size pieces of gator. The Shrimp and Grits wasn’t too bad, it’s tomato based which is very far from traditional...More

Thank David J
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Delicious food and brews in a casual setting. Top notch service. Must have the Cajun peel and eat shrimp- the remoulade sauce was amazing! We were so pleased with the experience, we had a blast there and would definitely go back. The live entertainment was...More

Thank Amy H
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Questions & Answers
13 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.
25 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
26 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, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
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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