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Mrs. Wilkes' Boarding House

107 West Jones Street, Savannah, GA 31401-4507
912 232 5997
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Ranked #3 of 763 Restaurants in Savannah
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Buffet, Dessert
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Belton, SC
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Outstanding food served family style in a warm cordial atmosphere, The biscuits are absolutely wonderful and the sweet tea is fabulous.

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Wayne, New Jersey
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

After all the rave reviews, my husband and I decided to eat here on our last day in Savannah (a Friday). We got on line right at 11 a.m. and waited 2-1/2+ hours (should have gotten there later or earlier). We chatted up the people in line with us, but were disappointed that we were used to fill up another... More

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

This is a must go to for fried chicken. The place is really cute and expect to wait a couple hours to get in or come at 130 and don't wait. They seat everyone waiting in line. There were 21 dishes on the table and it was great fun sitting with 8 other people I had never met.

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

The food is well worth the wait. It is super quick once you get inside. Everything we ate was wonderful. Only comment is the servers could be a bit friendlier.

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Los Gatos, CA
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50 reviews 50 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

The hubby and I went to Mrs. Wilkes boarding house at 10:30am, as suggested by any number of people. When we got there, there was already a line, and the place didn't open until 11. When they opened, they let in the first seating; we were the second seating, however we were inside within about 15 minutes, making total wait... More

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Denver, Colorado
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Hope was our Dining Server and she also attended to President Obama in 2010 -- an absolutely lovely person! After waiting outside for about 30 minutes, mingling with those waiting-in-line, and savoring the smells from the kitchen -- we were ready to dine! The meals are served family style at large tables and dishes are passed. It is a lovely... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

My husband and I were on a cross country trike trip and was told not to miss going eat at Mrs. Wilkes Boarding House. We googled it and went and stood in line for 30 minutes but it was the best decision made on the whole trip. Not only was the food great but we also were lucky enough to... More

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

Wonderful southern cooking and excellent servers. A "must" if you visit Savannah. We did not wait more than 30 minutes and enjoyed talking with the others in line.

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acdnoble
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Great food--and lots of it! My husband wasn't sure what to expect, but after waiting 45 minutes on a Thursday in September, he was greatly suprised with the food. Would eat there every week if we lived closer. A don't miss resturant in Savannah!!!!

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Austin, Texas
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123 reviews 123 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Wow. What an amazing Southern comfort food spread. Of the, I want to say, at least 12 dishes on the table, everything was amazing, nothing was mediocre. If you're a meat person, there were meats, if you're a veggie person, there were vegetables, and the desserts were soooo good. I am not a fan of sweet tea, and even the... More

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