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Little Savannah Restaurant

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3811 Clairmont Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35222-3607 (39th Street South)
+1 205-591-1119
9:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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Mon - Wed 9:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Thu 10:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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67 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for a great place to have dinner and found Little Savannah!! We were seated in a quaint dining area. We opted for the fried green tomatoes and they did not disappoint! The shrimp and grits were not your typical cheesy grits, definitely give them a try!! Clif the chef/owner stopped by and helped us out with what... More 

Thank Annette K
Birmingham, Alabama
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

We were ignored by hostess on arriving, We were having an early dinner, both of us ordered flounder, $ 25.00, Fish was tasteless and not fresh. I asked waiter to recommend some wine which he did by pointing to the most expensive one on the menus. We asked for bread and were told that this would be an extra charge... More 

Thank mushrooms2014
Birmingham, Alabama
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48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

I have only dined her once, but thoroughly enjoyed my meal and the ambiance. The food was expertly prepared and presented. I had a burger that was wonderful with arugula and heirloom tomato. Also excellent choices on the wine list. Would consider a destination location for dining.

Thank Alecia R
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101 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016

Great ambiance, wonderful menu, fresh ingredients, good service and an owner who takes pride in his food... give it a try!

Thank Lawbooks01
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71 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 23, 2016

Group of friends decided to try this place out. Full bar with great selection of drinks & wine. Food menu is small. Prices for selection & size is not much of a value. Cozy seating in both dining areas. Staff was awesome!

Thank Kimco93
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127 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 31, 2016

Little Savannah At this price level I expected a little better. The ambience is shabby homestyle or if you prefer - organic and rustic. Roughly done paintings on the wall. Candle on the table. Our table consisted of two tables pulled together, leaving an uneven seam down the middle. The server was perhaps a bit too chummy and somewhat careless... More 

Thank Wladovich
Helena, Alabama
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160 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 5, 2016

I had heard great things about Little Savannah and was very excited to come. I hate to say I was not impressed. The service was excellent, but the food was just kind of meh... I had the shrimp and oysters, which were very plain. The oysters were HUGE, so kind of hard to swallow. The breading was nice and krispy,... More 

Thank cbehnke
Hendersonville, North Carolina
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843 reviews
341 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 278 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 7, 2016

My husband and I as part of a group of 9 people came here for dinner after an art gallery reception in the area. It was actually pretty late, but a phone call to the restaurant and they were very gracious to stay around for our late dining time. I had the Scallops dish, which was wonderful and my husband... More 

Thank Anne M
Birmingham, Alabama
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92 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 24, 2016 via mobile

We made our first trip to Little Savannah Cafe on a Friday night after looking at houses for sale in the neighborhood. We had an enjoyable dinner in spite of the bustle of the Friday night crowd and both agreed we'd like to come back on a quieter weeknight. The Cherry Poppins cocktail was a treat! It was lovely with... More 

Thank mbmom9093
Southlake, Texas
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63 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2016

I took my daughter and her two friends here for a special dinner for her 21st birthday. We were able to get an Open Table reservation with short notice which was surprisingly difficult for a nicer restaurant in Birmingham early on a Tuesday. The place is very charming in an older building in Forest Park. We had the cheese plate... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $50
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Open Hours
9:30 pm - 5:30 pm
9:30 pm - 5:30 pm
9:30 pm - 5:30 pm
10:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3811 Clairmont Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35222-3607
    (39th Street South)
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +1 205-591-1119

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?