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Little Savannah Restaurant

3811 Clairmont Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35222-3607
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Ranked #38 of 872 Restaurants in Birmingham
Price range: $31 - $50
Mon - Wed 9:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Thu 10:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 39th Street South
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English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

My brother-in-law took us to Lil' Savannah after he has made acquaintance with the owner. We were led to the chef's table. The owner, his wife, and the staff made us feel welcome but I noticed they treated all patrons very warmly. The food was expertly prepared and seasonly appropriate. My duck breast with root vegetables was very good. My... More 

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South Louisiana
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We were greeted warmly upon arrival. The place is comfortable, and not noisy as many places seem to be these days. The menu is relatively short, which is nice, because everything sounds yummy. We started with a specialty cocktail (Queen's Colony--gin, grapefruit juice, honey, basil, etc.) and a glass of Gruner Veltliner, then moved on to appetizers. Fried oysters were... More 

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Harrisburg, North Carolina
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81 reviews 81 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

As noted, Little Savannah is located within a small commercial area in one of Birmingham's traditional neighborhoods. The restaurant was near empty on a Thursday night. Dining alone, I ate at the bar. They have very good, traditional cocktails that range from $9 to $15 bucks. You are going to get a professionally concocted cocktail and a tall poor. My... More 

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Trussville, Alabama
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67 reviews 67 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We had planned to go to another restaurant nearby for my birthday, but decided to come here instead. We shared an awesome watermelon salad arugula salad with a blueberry balsamic with feta. It was most delicious! I chose shrimp and grits for my entree with sauteed mushrooms and bacon, while my husband chose smoked duck breast over blue grits with... More 

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The Hague
20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 via mobile

Well worth the two mile drive from downtown to visit this small restaurant in a charming neighborhood. Great cocktails, including some house specialties, and a menu that was both imaginative and very well executed. Extremely friendly and efficient staff. An experience not to missed if you are in the Birmingham Alabama area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 via mobile

As a visitor from the UK, my friend wanted to take me to a great Restaurant - "Little Savannah" was exactly that!! The food, the service & the atmosphere were excellent. I thoroughly enjoyed the evening and highly recommend this wonderful restaurant. Not to be missed!! Thank you "Little Savannah"

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Little Savannah's is owned by a married couple (both chefs) that really care about making their customers happy, and you can really tell they enjoy what they are doing. The restaurant has a great, electric/eclectic atmosphere with interesting people. The menu does change and everything I have eaten here has been outstanding. Everything on the menu is fresh, tasty, and... More 

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45 reviews 45 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Had a wonderful experience. Fun, relaxed, cool little bistro.. Had drink at bar and bartender was great. Meal was one of the best I have had in a long time. Had the asparagus with farm egg and crawfish remoulade and it was fabulous. Interesting wine list with some nice options. Had the monk fish and it was prepared perfectly. Wife... More 

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Birmingham, AL
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

I consider myself a foodie, frequenting many of Birmingham's independent restaurants. I hadn't been to Little Savannah in years, so my boyfriend and I decided to do something different for Valentine's. Long story short, the overall experience was a huge disappointment. Actually, it was awful. The choices on the prix fixe menu were not very interesting, and the dishes we... More 

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43 reviews 43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

My wife and I had never heard of Little Savannah, but found it on the internet and decided to give it a try. We were VERY pleasantly surprised. Service was excellent, the bartender was energetic and entertaining, and the food was creative and enjoyable, and makes heavy use of locally-sourced ingredients. The rib appetizer was perfectly cooked - and had... More 

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Additional Information about Little Savannah Restaurant

Address: 3811 Clairmont Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35222-3607
Phone Number: 205-591-1119
Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham
Open Hours:
Monday 9:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 9:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 9:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50

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