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Spanky's Pizza Galley & Saloon

317 E River St, Savannah, GA 31401-1221 (Downtown)
+1 912-236-3009
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Ranked #212 of 772 Restaurants in Savannah
Price range: $10 - $25
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Hamburgers, Pizza
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Description: Spanky's River Street is the HOME of the original chicken finger, where the finger lickin' all began! With a staff as friendly as the Happy Hour and a history wider than the Savannah River, Spanky's is a favorite dining spot for locals and visitors since 1976! With Miss Gwen cookin' up daily lunch specials alongside her signature menu items of hot chicken n' cheese and pizza, you're sure to know why Spanky's was voted "Best Bar Food in Savannah!" Our loyal patrons say once you've tasted our hand-battered spuds, you'll never go back to fries again... And they never tasted sweeter than when dipped in our homemade honey sauce! So waltz on down to the cobblestones and belly up to our bar! We'll surely save you a seat where Savannah's greatest characters eat!
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Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
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90 reviews 90 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

This was our 2nd visit to Savannah and our second visit to Spanky's. We ate here on a Friday night after a long ( 11 hr drive ) day. I think I enjoyed it more the first time, but the food was still good. I had their chicken fingers and spuds and they were both good. It was not crowded.... More 

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Suwanee, Georgia, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Spanky's is known for their chicken tenders and their spuds, both of those were very good at this location however there were no frozen drinks. The frozen drinks at the Spanky's location on Tybee Island are very good and frankly that's what I was looking forward to

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

This restaurant was in a great location if you want to eat near the riverfront. We enjoyed it a lot. Food was good, and reasonably priced.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

My wife and I went there for lunch with our kids and my sisters kids, and it definitely hit the spot. I had a fried fish sandwich and the kids all had signature chicken fingers. Pretty average but enjoyable and no doubt kept us energized for our walk around Savannah!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 via mobile

Always enjoy the chicken fingers and spuds! Good seafood, I would recommend checking out this restaurant. The bwk stew is the best I've had

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Flint, Michigan
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

This is a review that after I started writing it, I wondered why. Spanky's has a great location, right is the middle of the touristy river front area and they have a nice decor, interesting interior. But I felt their food was only average. It could have been an off day and one of our party really was enthusiastic about... More 

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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62 reviews 62 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 via mobile

We eat at Spanky's for the nostalgia...my wife used to go there when growing up, so it is a trip down memory lane. However, memory lane is not so good when the wait staff are in bad moods and not so kind to the customers. The chicken fingers are still pretty good, but we walked out not happy. Probably the... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Stopped in for dinner Saturday night post Savannah marathon weekend. Absolutely terrible service once we were seated. Waited 20 minutes before someone came to take our drink order while other wait staff walked around, joking with each other like they had nothing of any importance to do... besides taking someone's order. Food was average at best.. typical bar food -... More 

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Katie M, Public Relations Manager at Spanky's Pizza Galley & Saloon, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to submit your review. Here at Spanky's Pizza Galley and Saloon we take pride in making sure all of our customers have the best experience possible. Please email us at reviews@liveoakrestaurants.com or visit http://liveoakstore.com/contactus in hopes for the opportunity to discuss your visit with us further. (Please place the restaurant name in the subject... More 

Wilmington, North Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We ate here Friday night, pre meal for my marathon on Saturday. We were very disappointed. Our server had a chip on her shoulder, no personality, and was rude. We ordered a pizza, and it was absolutely nothing special. I needed the carbs for my race, and while this did the trick, it left a lot to be desired. She... More 

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Katie M, Public Relations Manager at Spanky's Pizza Galley & Saloon, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to submit your review. Here at Spanky's Pizza Galley and Saloon we take pride in making sure all of our customers have the best experience possible. Please email us at reviews@liveoakrestaurants.com or visit http://liveoakstore.com/contactus in hopes for the opportunity to discuss your visit with us further. (Please place the restaurant name in the subject... More 

Middle Village, New York
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

As we walked by someone was standing outside giving samples of their chicken strips... that was enough to get us in there for lunch, I had the 5 Piece chicken strips and battered potatoes, OMG so good! My husband had a burger and fries, it was huge! We were so full afterwards we had to go back to the hotel... More 

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Additional Information about Spanky's Pizza Galley & Saloon

Address: 317 E River St, Savannah, GA 31401-1221
Phone Number: +1 912-236-3009
Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Savannah>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 25
Cuisine: American, Hamburgers, Pizza

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