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“Great shrimp, crab cakes, waterfront atmosphere” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Desposito's Seafood Restaurant

Desposito's Seafood Restaurant
187 Macceo Dr, Savannah, GA 31410
(912) 897-9963
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Ranked #169 of 722 Restaurants in Savannah
Cuisines: Seafood
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Dominical, Costa Rica
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Great shrimp, crab cakes, waterfront atmosphere”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

We had dinner here, and thoroughly enjoyed it. The boiled shrimp and sauce was just right, and I enjoyed the crab cakes. the cocktail sauce with the shrimp was excellent, as was the house special sauce. Newspapers on the tables, not fancy, but great food. Service was fast. Yes, we'll be back next trip to Savannah! Very reasonable prices. Limited menu, but what we had was very good, including the coleslaw.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Atlanta
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
“Wonderful Experience!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012

I have to say this place was the cleanest restaurant I've ever seen. There was not a cob web in any corner or a crumb under any table. Everything...including the restroom...was spotless. We had boiled shrimp, crab cakes, and the low country boil platter with cold slaw. Everything was wonderful..perfectly cooked. This place is now my number one required stop whenever I visit Savannah.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Shreveport, Louisiana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Great boiled crabs”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

We went to despositos based on our concierges recommendation. The boiled blue crabs were great and that's coming from someone from Louisiana! We ordered the last few they had. The waitress recommended calling ahead next time and reserving. The boiled shrimp were good as well. The restaurant itself is a hole in the wall, but I like those kind of places. It's a casual atmosphere and appeared to be locals there. It's not really near anything. Don't be in a hurry. They only had one waitress, but she worked hard.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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38 reviews 38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Never knew”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2012

I have visited Savannah numerous times and never knew of this place. What a well kept secret! The low country boil was heavenly, a half pound of shrimp with corn, boiled potatoes and sausage. No room for dessert after all that!

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Savannah, Georgia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Simply Good!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2012 via mobile

Although the interior and exterior are not much to look at, it was very clean overall. The menu is very simple with few choices. We ordered a pound of boiled shrimp and coleslaw. Both were delicious and the shrimp were very large. The waitress was nice and attentive. I really enjoyed the casual atmosphere.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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