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Fiddler's Crab House

) #85 of 675 Restaurants in Savannah $$ - $$$ American, , Seafood
131 W River St, Savannah, GA 31401-1102
+1 912-644-7172
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good36%
  • Average21%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (138 reviews)
“crab legs” (60 reviews)
“fried pickles” (14 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
131 W River St, Savannah, GA 31401-1102
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Reviewed yesterday

On our last day of vacation, we were hoping for a good lunch in Savannah. After looking at a number of restaurants, we decided on Fiddlers Crab House. We were seated right away and were able to order, but then we waited and waited and...More

Thank campfam2000
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were passing through from our trip to Tybee and was looking for one last place to stop and get seafood. We decided to give this place a try. Best decision ever. Was pleasantly surprised to find they have all you can eat crab legs...More

Thank rcarter7711
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My husband wanted crawfish so Fiddlers here we come. We did have to wait for an outside table not long though 15 minutes. Four of the 12 Crawfish were heads only not even whole crawfish. I ordered shrimp and grits. Not even close to what...More

Thank tinagriffin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were so excited to check this place out. The wait for a table was 30 minutes, not bad for a Friday. The first table was so tiny and thrown against the wall. So we asked to move. Then the food took forever as we...More

Thank debsworld60
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife stopped here for dinner while in Savannah GA for our anniversary. We were seated right away. We would have enjoyed the outdoor patio but there was a long wait and we were hungry. We were given a table by a window with a...More

Thank tmmsshep
Reviewed 1 week ago

They had a great selection of oysters from the raw bar. There is a bit of a "smell", but we sat downstairs and I think it is from the raw bar. Very friendly bar tenders and good food!

Thank katiejoyce22
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ready for a good meal of southern seafood, we were put on a waiting list and told that we could wait in the bar-that it would be 20-30 minutes. After 45 minutes, we went back to find that they had "forgotten" us on the list....More

Thank Deborah D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate lunch at Fiddlers. I had the shrimp and grits and thought it was fabulous. Loved eating on the patio overlooking the river. The day was warm but cloudy so very comfortable.

Thank mariak558
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were fortunate to grab a table late afternoon. Our server was Shermara and she was very informative in helping us decide what to order. We had gator bites (tastes like chicken but better, because it's fresh and local), Fire Fish Tacos ($15.99) and Salad...More

Thank EatLoveTravel17
Katie M, Guest Relations Manager at Fiddler's Crab House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for dining with us and leaving us your review EatLoveTravel17! We will be sure to pass your compliment on to Shermara! We hope you will dine with us again the next time you are on River Street so we can try to earn...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had their Crabcake Burger, Blue Crab, and as you can see from the picture, there is very little breading and/or filler. It was quite good. The fries were done to perfect crispiness. The real star for me however, was the special that day- Char...More

Thank BostonRae
Katie M, Guest Relations Manager at Fiddler's Crab House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for dining with us and letting us know about your visit Boston Rae! The photos were awesome too! We hope you will dine with us again the next time you are on River Street!

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Do you take reservations?
1 March 2017|
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Response from cmctazbrat | Reviewed this property |
Not sure
I'm from the S.E. coast going to Savannah in Aug for my wifes B.D. Where is there a crab house? I mean some place you can sit and eat blue crabs maybe just on old news pappers like back in day and yes a few cold ones to wash down the old bay. Thanks jb
12 June 2015|
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Response from Michael T | Reviewed this property |
Fiddlers seemed a bit more formal and pricey. Hopefully a local or a hotel concierge may have more extensive knowledge and be able to steer you in the right direction.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
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: 131 W River St, Savannah, GA 31401-1102
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Savannah>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 912-644-7172
  • E-mail
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