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The Cotton Exchange Tavern & Restaurant

201 E River St, Savannah, GA 31401-1220
+1 912-232-7088
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
201 E River St, Savannah, GA 31401-1220
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I wish I could remember the name of our server, I think her name was Teddy? I hope so, because I'm giving a shout-out to her! We had the most amazing dinner experience here, she was so friendly and great at recommending menu items. Best...More

Thank CONatureGirl
Reviewed 2 days ago

While the food is "nothing to write home about" the worse part of our visit to this restaurant was the waitress forgetting about us and our order. We waited so long that I got up to touch base with the "manager" who looked at me...More

Thank 631BarbaraM
Reviewed 2 days ago

When we arrived at the restaurant, we were told it would be a 20 minute wait. Well over an hour went by and I went in to inquire about our table. We were finally seated but it took forever for our food to come. Luckily,...More

Thank George C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It was Savannah in June. Along the waterfront in June. Needless to say, it was hot and everyone was shopping and dining, and sipping on frozen Wet Willie's. That would explain why it was so hard to find a place for lunch. Every spot seemed...More

Thank laney4luv
Reviewed 4 days ago

Try the stuffed flounder - really good. The ribeye was fatty (I know they are supposed to be, but this was over the line.) Good drinks and excellent service. It's for us tourists, but the restaurant offers quality food at a reasonable price. Thanks Cotton...More

Thank garpay
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Seafood quesadilla was “off the chain”! Highly recommend. Grandson loved his chicken tenders. Put this one on your list to try!

Thank BMWatford
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Walked by along the river and found this spot. The atmosphere was cool. The service was slow. We only had appetizers and they average. It was a quick trip and we tried something new. My husband enjoyed the beer choices.

Thank nvr2tan
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went for lunch. Our server was great. The sweet tea was very good. We ordered the crab chowder. It was very good. It came with this great great. My husband got the shrimp sandwich. It was very good. The shrimp were a good size....More

Thank bmbcochran
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to go for appies and cocktails. Make sure you sit at the bar. Lila was our bartender and she is just great! So much fun! Actually so much fun that we went back there every night of our vacation. I...More

Thank CynthiaKel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very disappointed. Perhaps they need to change their oil. I’m usually someone who cleans my plate but I left 3/4 of my lunch. Sorry we stopped here. Had the gator tail app, didn’t like it at all, fried green tomato BLT, sad.

Thank LucySolshine
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April 10, 2018|
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Response from June C | Reviewed this property |
No outdoor seating. This restaurant is located in the River Front area along with other shops and restaurant. The walkway outside are narrow, uneven sidewalks full of people so there isn't any room to do outside seating... More
November 22, 2016|
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Response from Ariesintour | Reviewed this property |
You go there and they put you on a list and you have to wait your turn... but it worth
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September 23, 2016|
Response from Gary B | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Scenic view, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 E River St, Savannah, GA 31401-1220
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Savannah>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 912-232-7088
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