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Bernie's River Street

115 E River St # 104, Savannah, GA (Downtown)
912-236-1827
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Ranked #153 of 767 Restaurants in Savannah
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Downtown
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72% Recommend
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  • English first
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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Drinks were over priced and wasn't that great. They stopped serving food at 10 so we didnt get any food....thought the clock just struck 10 they wouldn't take our order. Not coming back.

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Cookeville, Tennessee
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

Best bartender in town! Ron was super friendly and efficient. He also knows tons about the history of Savannah- so our visit was not only enjoyable but also enlightening. Very glad we stopped in. Will most definitely be back again to see Ron!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

great waitress and service but the steamed oysters were a joke, they looked like a box full of mussells, Russos is much smaller and so much better

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Villa Rica, Georgia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

we had the captains platter the fries came cold the shrimp was hard, fried oysters hard, the best part about it was the drinks, like I said its a bar at best your not going here for a 5 star meal if your just looking to get full and get drunk this is your place, head the warning its average... More

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10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Bernie's is always a great choice on River Street. Today we had lunch. Great food, perfect portions, and excellent price. Bernie's is always a safe choice when you aren't sure where to eat on River Street. They have awesome choices and great evening entertainment!

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Jupiter, Florida
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97 reviews 97 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The very best that we have had this trip to Savannah. They were fresh and the service was great. Friendly staff, great food and wonderful oysters . The po Boy sandwiches were good also. Love this gem.

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Harpers Ferry, West Virginia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Good food and good portions at Bernie's. Located in downstairs on River Street, Bernie's has a fun atmosphere. It was very busy when we were there but we were greeted promptly and served quickly. We all had seafood (raw oysters, fried oysters, and the low country boil and it was all good. Great for a good lunch while enjoying the... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

My wife and I hit Bernie's to get some great steamed oysters. We had eaten at Bernie's in years past while visiting Savannah and they never disappoint. We ordered a bucket and received some of the largest oysters I have ever seen! Delicious! The decor is nothing spectacular but it is what you would expect on a old timey wharf... More

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Ridge,NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My two friends and I stopped to have lunch and Bernie's and we were so glad we did. We three had the fried shrimp meal and it was so fresh and Delicious. It was nice atmosphere, friendly people and the server was very cordial and informative of the menu.

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Fayetteville, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

My husband and I had breakfast here before we left Savannah. Early in the morning.....not many people out and about.....scenery was beautiful! Service was fast and courteous. Food was amazing! My husband had the sausage and grits bowl. I had eggs, sausage, and toast. Yummy! We definitely recommend this place!

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