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Fish Tales

3203 Fort McAllister Rd, Richmond Hill, GA 31324-4804
+1 912-727-3473
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood” (38 reviews)
“fish fingers” (7 reviews)
“hush puppies” (12 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
3203 Fort McAllister Rd, Richmond Hill, GA 31324-4804
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This was a fun little restaurant on the water and close to home. We had been wanting to check it out and when we did we were pleasantly surprised. Great spot for sitting by the water with a drink in your hand! We weren't super...More

Thank Amanda V
Butch B, Owner at Fish Tales, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hey Amanda, thank you for the wonderful review! People are often quick to criticize and slow to praise, we really appreciate the kind words! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting from out of state. Heard this was a neat place to eat based on waterfront location. Awesome venue! Food was very good and prices/portions weren’t too bad. Awesome hush puppies. We brought our dog and sat outside since it is dog friendly. Great view...More

Thank Frankie H
Butch B, Owner at Fish Tales, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Frankie! We are so glad you had a good time! In a world where people are quick to criticize and slow to applaud we really appreciate the kind words! See you again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went with a group of friends for dinner. Was a great experience, great food and staff. Nice view of the boats and sunset. Will go again definitely.

Thank mrbear12
Butch B, Owner at Fish Tales, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Glad you enjoyed the food and had a good time. We greatly appreciate the review. In todays world with Social Media most folks are quick to criticize and slow to praise. Thanks' for the Praise!!!

Reviewed March 25, 2018

We ate at Fish Tales Friday evening. I ordered shrimp and grits and my husband had the seafood au gratin. The view and location is great, but the food was only mediocre. We were disappointed in the lack of flavor of the dishes. The hostess,...More

Thank clbear40
Butch B, Owner at Fish Tales, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2018

Thank you for your visit and I'm terribly sorry for the food experience. Friday the 23rd was prom here in town and almost half our staff was attending. We employee a large amount of high school kids. We were extremely short staffed in the kitchen...More

Reviewed March 25, 2018

Our family relocated to Richmond Hill in August of 2017. Prior to relocating, we visited the area frequently to become familiar with the local setting and surroundings. One of first visits to Fish Tales was on a Friday evening in June 2017. A local business...More

1  Thank Clay N
Butch B, Owner at Fish Tales, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2018

Hello Clay, Thank you for continuing to give us a chance and we appreciate your business. I would like to address your concerns and everything you have mentioned is correct and completely understand your frustration. I have had the same GM for three years so...More

Reviewed March 22, 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed the atmosphere and ambiance of this place. Best of all, they had fresh wahoo and it was perfectly grilled so moist and tasty. Nice stop on a roadtrip and glad we drove the extra time instead of eating at the normal places .

Thank mpasquarell0
Butch B, Owner at Fish Tales, responded to this reviewResponded March 24, 2018

Thank you!! Please come see us again the next time y'all are in this neck of the woods! Can't beat fresh!

Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

It was a wonderful experience once we were allowed to use the inside dining area. The bugs outside were awful. My husband & I enjoyed the all u can eat oysters & the seafood chowder. We just absolutely loved it. We like coming to Fish...More

Thank Pigblossom
Butch B, Owner at Fish Tales, responded to this reviewResponded March 23, 2018

Thank you! Sorry about the banana peppers appetizer. We try and change the menu up once a year and we always drop the bottom sellers and replace with an alternative. We removed the banana peppers in March of 2017 but we will sure look into...More

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Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

Great place! I work at a Hotel I always recommend Fish Tales, but never been there for my self. The piña colada was GREAT! It was made to perfection. I will continue to recommend this place! Keep up the great work !

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Butch B, Owner at Fish Tales, responded to this reviewResponded February 27, 2018

Thank you so much!! Hurry back!!

Reviewed February 20, 2018 via mobile

Fish Tales is a great place to grab a drink after spending time on the river. The food in consistently mediocre. My visit this time was against my better judgement, but thought that maybe they had improved. The Ahi Tuna was cold and flavorless, She...More

Thank Jeff L
Butch B, Owner at Fish Tales, responded to this reviewResponded February 23, 2018

Hey Jeff, I'm sorry about your bad experience. The Ahi tuna is served cold. We do offer cooked tuna bites. Please come back and ask to see our GM, Will. He'll make sure you have a good visit.

Reviewed January 27, 2018

Fish Tales is a great place to grab great seafood. Nestled on the bank of the river, it serves fresh seafood just the way you like it. Broiled, fried and fresh is on the menu!

Thank Jeanette G
Butch B, Owner at Fish Tales, responded to this reviewResponded January 29, 2018

Thanks so much Jeanette!! Hurry back!!

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Forrest D
March 1, 2018|
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Response from Robert B | Reviewed this property |
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June 7, 2016|
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Response from Butch B | Property representative |
Maybe this fall and winter Crab prices are up. Opilio crab which is what most folks consider "snow crabs" quotas are down this year therefore prices are up. Bairdi crab should be plentiful by fall, so once we can get... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $25
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Families with children, Kids, Scenic view
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3203 Fort McAllister Rd, Richmond Hill, GA 31324-4804
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Richmond Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 912-727-3473
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Local seafood eatery on the Great Ogeechee River south of Savannah. Very Family Friendly.Very popular with the fishermen and locals. Right next to a marina. Eating areas inside and out as well as a bar area inside.
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