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Bayou Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Downtown
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14 N Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401-1237
+1 912-233-6411
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11:00 - 03:00
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Sun 11:00 - 02:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 03:00
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Tampa, Florida
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90 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our week day dinner in the bayou cafe. There was only one person waiting tables but he was quick and efficient and got us multiple drinks every time we needed them. We ordered crab cakes to start. They were large and had a good bit of crab in them, though it wasn't large chunks of crab. For... More 

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Thank srmcknight1
Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped into this establishment on a Tuesday night. Ordered the crawfish - YUM! Was good enough to order 1 more pound of them! Friendly atmosphere, cute bartender, but the MUSIC WAS FABULOUS!!! The guitar player was on point!

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Thank sea_gal_southcoast
Maryville, Tennessee
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was ok. Corn clam chowder. Texture showed me it probably was reheated. Needed extra liquid to cream it up. Mediocre at best. Would not go back. Service was slow because same person handled bar and took care of tables.

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Thank rcztn1
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a neat little whole-in-the-wall joint we always go to for some good, local live music. And surprisingly, the food is pretty darn good too!

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Thank Vivian W
Gallatin, Tennessee
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had delicious shrimp queso dip and spicy blue crab claws (their hot sauce is delicious)!! The shrimp po boy was very good. This place isn't the cleanest looking place, but the food was delicious! We would eat here again.

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Thank LbMarksberry
Sanford, Maine
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

I visited in 2016 and had to stop in again for dinner the other night while passing through Savannah. I normally like to try new places, but I couldn't pass up the bayou sampler. Just as good as I had remembered. This place definitely gives off the vibe of being a place locals frequent and that is exactly what I... More 

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Thank lindsay c
Toronto, Canada
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70 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

Had lunch. Ettoufee was amazing. Rib tips also very good as was the Cajun Crab Claw Appetizer. (We only had Apps). I was blow away over by the Ettoufee. My wife was a bit concerned about the cleanliness so if that worries you, be forewarned. I didn't notice and so far neither of us is suffering. I'd go back.

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Thank Itrepid_Canadian
North Carolina
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Excellent Caesar salad and excellent etouffe. Will be back there for lunch tomorrow if I am in town again! Very laid back, great good, helpful staff.

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Thank beachlovers25
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

Stopped in for crab cakes and it was happy hour. For 2 drinks (rum and coke) and one crab cake my bill was only about $12. The crab cake was good and the service was friendly and prompt. Drinks were also tasty.

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Thank Stacy R
Sao Paulo, SP
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92 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

The music is better than the food but the food wasn't horrible. We ordered three dish combo which was served in mugs - very cute presentation. They have live music every night.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$17
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Soups, Cajun & Creole
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 02:00
Monday
11:00 - 03:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 03:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 03:00
Thursday
11:00 - 03:00
Friday
11:00 - 03:00
Saturday
11:00 - 03:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?