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River House Seafood

$$ - $$$
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125 W River St, Savannah, GA 31401-1102
+1 912-234-1900
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Redding, Connecticut, USA
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459 reviews
351 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Ducked in here with friends on a rainy Sunday. Not very clean and smelled musty. Very touristy, with standard Southern fare. Lots of fried, grits, green tomatoes and pecans... But the food was very tasty and the service was pleasant and efficient. Had some good local beers and all of our meals were very nice. Just didn't like the smell,... More 

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Thank yecats59
Jacksonville, Florida
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good live music and fairly good seafood at a reasonable price. Not a typical River Street tourist trap.

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Thank John D
Bristol, Tennessee
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful riverfront restaurant with great atmosphere. Service was very slow and the food was a great disappointment. We ordered a fish entree for $20 each. It came out with one very small piece of fish, coleslaw that had NO dressing on it at all. Because I don't eat fries, I substituted it with Mac and Cheese which was very dry... More 

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Waxhaw
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was good but the food was not what we expected. The seafood was at best average & we thought the dishes were overpriced. The location is the driver here. We live on the ocean & eat a lot of fresh seafood. We have to question whether the Grouper Florentine was made with grouper. Presented very much like red snapper.

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Thank Mike W
Boaz, Alabama
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for lunch and wasn't impressed. Below average food and extremely overpriced. Could have been what I ordered, but it was just not that good. I probably wouldn't go back.

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Ocala, Florida
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Both of us were in the mood for some fresh seafood, and this didn't disappoint. The shrimp dinner was cooked to perfection, with spot on seasonings just enough to allow the (same day catch) fresh to come through. A winner!

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Thank nancyhurley
Kings Bay
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The atmosphere was great and the service was good but the food wasn't what I expected. I have a growing 8 year old boy, so I asked the server how many shrimp come on the kids portion and she said 6. So that wasn't very many for him so I ordered him the adult entree and their were 6 shrimp.... More 

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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906 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 298 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I came here for a light dinner. We weren't really hungry and just wanted some appetizers and drinks. After wandering by several restaurants on the street, and running out of options, we took a quick look at their menu and decided to give them a try...good choice! I had scallops and my husband had hummus and sliders.... More 

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Thank Anne M
Jasper, Georgia
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the great view of the river to the shrimp and grits, fresh salads, and all types of seafood, this restaurant is one of our favorites in Savannah.

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Thank Jasperfoodie
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dined here for lunch on numerous occasions. Always good service and the seafood is always fresh. Good location right along the river. Always recommend when people ask where to eat. Reasonable prices.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$35
Cuisine
Cajun & Creole, American, Seafood, Soups
Meals
Drinks, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 125 W River St, Savannah, GA 31401-1102
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Savannah>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 912-234-1900
Description
Experience genuine Savannah flavor while dining in an 1820's King Cotton Warehouse watching the merchant ships float by. Enjoy local favorites such as crispy scored flounder, shrimp & grits, filet mignon and fresh lobster. Save room for our signature desserts including praline cheesecake, pecan pie and bananas foster.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?