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Carey Hilliard's Restaurant

514 Us Highway 80 W, Garden City, GA 31408
(912) 964-5671
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Ranked #5 of 24 Restaurants in Garden City
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- Jul 26, 2014
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English first
Georgia Coast, Georgia
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Whenever we are in Savannah, we head to Carey Hilliards in Garden City. Great service and great food. Best shrimp salad, best onion rings, and best crab stew anywhere!! We have never had a bad meal there. Only downfall is that is you are of any overweight size, some of the booths are too tight.

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Kernersville, NC
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

The onion rings were actually good, but the fried shrimp were too heavily breaded, and were flavorless. Ditto for the hush puppies. The fried scallops were flavorless and rubbery. Think fried chewing gum here. The entire beer menu consisted of three domestic offerings, all from the same company. No imports, and no domestic choices, really. Next time I'll drive the... More

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

We had reservations for a restaurant that closed the day before we arrived. We searched and saw the good rating here. We tried it out. The service was awkward as the original server left us and was replaced without telling us what happened. The restaurant looks like it has not changed since the 60s. We started with onion rings. These... More

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Savannah, Georgia
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

Someone said that this is Southern BBQ, and we went. Honestly, I'd rather buy a chicken breast and pour sauce on it at home. Uninspired, not terribly clean, the staff appeared friendly but was mentally un-engaged. I'm not going back. There are much better options in the Savannah area, including Babe's which I reviewed too.

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Spartanburg, South Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Visited this restaurant after asking 'locals' for suggestions of where to go that might have outdoor seating and accommodate the large dog we were traveling with. This restaurant has old fashioned curb service and this is what we did. The food was excellent and generous and we were glad to find this place. We will certainly stop there again, anytime... More

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columbia sc
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

Love this place. Its an old establishment with tons of history. We were taken to Cary Hillard's as children and loved it back then. This one has an old fashion drive in area where the curb hops take orders or bring out your called in orders. Super service. Sweet Tea is a must at this place! Prices are moderate and... More

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

Stopped by one of my favorite places for a quick lunch. I know it's always gonna be good. I got the BBQ sandwich with a delicious hot cheddar bake (lots of cheese on the top)! The sweet tea was perfect, with a little lemon in it. Brunswick stew was great, as usual. Service is always quick with a smile. Can"t... More

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Hinesville, Georgia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

Service was gratebut i only visited the one on Abercorn in Savannah. The food was good and staff very friendly.

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south florida
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

This was a nice Southern style restaurant. We had great Georgia shrimp with a nice light breading. the mac n cheese was not the best but not bad. LOVED THE ONION RINGS!!!! Portions were reasonable and the waitress was very nice and did a good job.

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Rock Hill, South Carolina
18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2012

If you are looking for a place to get some southern cooking at a reasonable price, go to Carey Hilliards. They took care of our group of 30 in about 30 minutes. The food was good - I got the bbq but heard great reviews of the fried chicken as well. The sweet tea is the best in the city... More

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