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Alligator Soul

114 Barnard St, Ste LOWER, Savannah, GA 31401-3281 (Downtown)
+1 912-232-7899
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Ranked #31 of 776 Restaurants in Savannah
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $23 - $47
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Cajun & Creole, Fusion
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Broughton/State
Transit: There is bus transportation within and without the city limits and the guest would need to contact the City of Savannah for bus routes and schedules.
Description: Alligator Soul is the answer to the question, “Where is the best place to dine while in Savannah?” Located in Savannah’s Downtown District, on historic Telfair Square, Alligator Soul is an upscale, yet unpretentious, restaurant that is decidedly unique among fine dining in Savannah. Whether a longtime resident or first time visitor to Savannah, we offer you and your guests uncompromising quality in food, service and hospitality. Enjoy the distinctive Southern ambiance and regional cuisine with a French-Creole flair while dining below ground in the Colonial cellars. Alligator Soul is known for eclectic Southern dining with a seasonal menu that utilizes farm-fresh ingredients, local day boat fish and grass fed meat. Your full service experience begins with fresh cocktails and continues through the evening with in house made desserts. From all of us at Alligator Soul, we look forward to treating you as our honored guest from the moment you walk in the door to the moment you leave.
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1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

We went to Alligator Soul for Restaurant Week January 2015. The hostesses and the wait staff were very pleasant and knowledgeable. We all ordered from the restaurant week menu. 4 of us ordered the bison hangar cut and by the chef's recommendation we all had it prepared medium rare. The bison was soooo tough. We were all disappointed. The sauce/gravy... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

outstanding menu and service in a town of excellent restaurants. unique entrees, delicious preparation.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

We went here on a suggestion from one of our friends and I am very glad we did! The food was out of this world delicious and the drinks were great! The restaurant is in a basement, but wonderfully decorated with a speakeasy type feel. We enjoyed the drinks suggested to us by our server based off recipes from the... More 

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Oak Island, North Carolina, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 NEW

My husband and I went to Alligator Soul for our first wedding anniversary dinner. Unfortunately, it was such a mood killer. The food was good, but the service was terrible. Here's a breakdown of our experience: We arrived promptly for our reservation and were seating by the fireplace until our table was ready. This was fine, it took only a... More 

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Maureen C, Owner at Alligator Soul, responded to this review

As I stated in your Facebook review, Megan, your experience is very out of character for our team. Though mistakes happen, we are certainly not in the business of making them habits, so a second chance to show you our usual level of attentiveness would mean the world to us. We had hoped that apologizing and compensating your dessert would... More 

Fitzgerald, Georgia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We went to this restaurant for my birthday and it was very good. I ate the grits and shrimp while my friend had the Chinese Duck Breast. We were treated like Royalty-jackets are checked in, special birthday mini pecan pies to take home and a delicious after dinner drink for free. My shrimp and grits were good but I am... More 

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Maureen C, Owner at Alligator Soul, responded to this review

Glad to see that you enjoyed your time with us and had a great birthday, Star! We certainly aim to impress, and it's encouraging to know that you really appreciated our attention to detail. Thanks for sharing, and we hope you'll come back and see us again! All the best, Maureen Craig, Owner More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Excellent service, the waiter was very willing to help with questions and did a great job of explaining the menu. Excellent food! if you're looking for something different or exotic this is it. Overall great atmosphere and experience. I highly recommend this restaurant for a special occasion.

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Maureen C, Owner at Alligator Soul, responded to this review

Thanks for recommending us so highly, Frank! Excellent food and excellent service is definitely what we aim for, so I couldn't be happier to hear that we knocked it out of the park. We hope you'll come back and see us again soon! All the best, Maureen Craig, Owner More 

Savannah, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

My wife and I have lived in Savannah for 10 years now. We thought we had been to most of the finer restaurants in town, but somehow this just fell off our radar. Without a doubt this was the best service we have had since moving here. We went for our 20th anniversary, and the staff made it an evening... More 

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Maureen C, Owner at Alligator Soul, responded to this review

I'm so glad you finally found us! It's truly amazing to hear that we gave you the best service you've had since moving here, and I'm so glad we could help make your 20th anniversary special. Thanks for sharing your experience with us, and we look forward to welcoming you back for many more meals! All the best, Maureen Craig,... More 

Savannah, Georgia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015 via mobile

First timer and well worth it. We were greeted as soon as we walked through the door, sat quickly and glasses filled with water. Our server was knowledgable about the menu and made suggestions. It was worth the price because of the good service, good food and the goodbye as we left. I would go there again and would recommend... More 

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Maureen C, Owner at Alligator Soul, responded to this review

I'm so glad you had such a fantastic time with us! A business is nothing without great customer service, so I couldn't be happier to hear that my team was so attentive and took excellent care of you. That's certainly what we aim for! Thanks for sharing, and we hope you'll come back and see us again soon! All the... More 

Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We are passing through Savannah on our way to Florida and researched a nice place to eat. We have been to many great restaurants and this one ranks right up there with the best. The decor is classy, they have nice wines and neat drinks to choose from. The bartender was very friendly and was attentive. One thing we observed... More 

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Maureen C, Owner at Alligator Soul, responded to this review

Thanks for giving us such a great review! I'm glad you enjoyed your meal with us, and found all of our dishes so tasty. Above all, we want our guests to feel well taken care of, and it sounds like your server made sure of that. That said, I appreciate your suggestion about the wine, and will definitely look into... More 

Orlando, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Went here for my wife and I's 10th Wedding Anniversary and it was wonderful. This is not a polo shirt and jeans kind of restaurant, so be prepared. Highly recommended to schedule a reservation. When we first got in they brought a mini pecan pie in a small box that had a printed sticker with our names on it congratulating... More 

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Maureen C, Owner at Alligator Soul, responded to this review

A truly memorable experience is what we aim for, Jared, and it sounds like we hit the mark for your 10th wedding anniversary! I couldn't' be happier to hear that everything from the food to the service was up to par and that the duck even was the best you'd ever had! What a great compliment, and I'll be sure... More 

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Additional Information about Alligator Soul

Address: 114 Barnard St, Ste LOWER, Savannah, GA 31401-3281
Phone Number: +1 912-232-7899
Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Savannah>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 23 - 47
Cuisine: American, Cajun & Creole, Fusion

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