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River House Seafood

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Fri, 2/15
8:00 PM
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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2017 - 2018 Winner
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Food and ambience

Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Large groups, Business meetings

Location and contact

Menu

APPETIZERS
$11.0
Fried Green Tomatoes
local goat cheese, Vidalia onion relish and sriracha remoulade
1/2 Lb. $14.0
1 Lb. $24.0
Shrimp Boil
steamed and served with cocktail sauce and drawn butter
$12.0
Oysters Savannah
topped with garlic butter, tabasco, and breadcrumbs
$16.0
RH Southern Oysters Rockefeller
collard greens, bacon, and parmesan
$14.0
Jumbo Lump Crab Cake
fresh local blue crab with lemon dill aioli and sriracha remoulade
1/2 Dozen $9.0
Dozen $18.0
Oysters on the Half Shell
raw or steamed oysters with mignonette and cocktail sauces
$14.0
Fried Oysters
garnished with creamed spinach and corn
$12.0
Crispy Calamari
tossed in lemon butter sauce & pepperocini, served with lemon dill aioli
$11.0
Local Blue Crab Dip
parmesan cream sauce with house made flour tortilla chips
$14.0
Prince Edward Mussels Provencal
white wine garlic butter sauce, fresh tomatoes, and French bread
SOUPS & SALADS
Cup $5.0
Bowl $7.0
Lobster & Lump Crab Bisque
our signature bisque made with cream and a touch of sherry
Bowl $7.0
French Onion Soup
topped with sour dough bread, melted cave-aged gruyere
$8.0
Famous Regency Room Caesar Salad
romaine, parmesan, scallions, bacon, and homemade croutons
$13.0
Signature Bisque & Regency Caesar Salad
bowl of lobster & crab bisque and our famous regency room Caesar
$9.0
Iceberg Wedge
blue cheese crumbles, bacon, grape tomatoes, with house made blue cheese dressing
$16.0
Cobb Salad
grilled chicken or shrimp, green leaf lettuce, avocado, tomato, blue cheese crumbles, hard boiled eggs, and bacon with choice of dressing
$13.0
Blue Crab & Asparagus Salad
chilled lump crab meat tossed in lemon dill aioli over fresh asparagus
$16.0
Black & Blue Salmon Salad
chopped romaine, fresh cucumbers, radishes, and grape tomatoes, and blue cheese crumbles, with balsamic vinaigrette
$16.0
Purple Crab Salad
our jumbo lump crab cake atop fresh spinach with roasted beets, local goat cheese, red onions, yellow peppers, and glazed pecans with balsamic vinaigrette
$11.0
Bacon, Lettuce, Tomato Salad
bacon, red and yellow grape tomatoes on a bed of arugula tossed with grilled red onions, goat cheese and homemade croutons, served with a fresh herb balsamic vinaigrette
FRIED SEAFOOD LUNCHES
Hand battered and served with french fries and house made slaw. Served with homemade tartar and cocktail sauces
$17.0
Local Shrimp Fry
$18.0
Oyster Fry
$20.0
Fried Shrimp & Oyster Combo
$17.0
Fish Fry with Flounder
$31.0
Fried Seafood Sampler
Local shrimp, flounder, and fried oysters
LUNCH SANDWICHES
All sandwiches served with french fries, red rice, collard greens, or homemade slaw
$13.0
River House Prime Beef Burger
half pound burger, served on a flaky roll with lettuce, tomato, onion and your choice of cheddar, blue cheese, or swiss
$15.0
Grilled Short Rib Burger
served on toasted bun with herbed mayonnaise, topped with mozzarella cheese, fried onion rings, lettuce, and tomato
$16.0
Blackened Mahi Sandwich
fresh caught local mahi-mahi with sweet slaw and tartar sauce
$13.0
Shrimp Salad Croissant
Georgia white shrimp, green and red pepper, diced egg, celery and mayo
$13.0
Fried Green Tomato BLT
hand battered and served with lemon dill aioli and on French bread
$12.0
Fried Chicken and Pepper Jelly
southern fried chicken, pepper jelly, sliced avocado, lettuce, and tomato
$13.0
Triple Stacked Turkey Bacon Club
turkey with crispy bacon strips, lettuce, tomato, and mayonnaise on challah bread
$15.0
Fresh Fried Shrimp or Oyster Po' Boy
lightly fried fresh seafood of your choice on hoagie roll with lettuce, tomato, and spicy sriracha remoulade
$15.0
Jumbo Lump Crab Cake Sandwich
native blue crabmeat, sriracha remoulade, lettuce, and tomato
$14.0
Salmon BLT
grilled salmon with dill mayo, bacon, lettuce, and tomato
LUNCH ENTREES
Add a Side Regency Caesar Salad to any lunch Entrée for $4
$18.0
Shrimp & Stone Ground Grits
a local favorite with country ham and roasted tomatoes in a butter reduction sauce, served over parmesan grits
$16.0
Pasta Primavera
spinach, asparagus, tomatoes, and mushrooms in a parmesan cream sauce over cavatappi
$15.0
Herb Baked Tilapia
served with parmesan grits, baby broccoli, and lemon butter sauce
$17.0
Iron Skillet Blackened Mahi
with a pineapple tomato salsa and herbed orzo
$16.0
Pecan Bourbon Glazed Salmon
grilled and served with collard greens and sweet potato mash
$19.0
Red Snapper
parmesan herb glaze with creamed spinach and herbed orzo
$17.0
Jumbo Lump Crab Cake
native blue crab with mashed potatoes, lemon dill aioli, and asparagus
$15.0
Southern Fried Chicken
springer mountain buttermilk dipped fried chicken breast with mac 'n cheese, and collard greens
$14.0
Local Fish and Chips
beer battered local whiting, served with fries and malt vinegar
$18.0
Grouper Florentine
panko breaded, served with creamed spinach, roasted tomatoes, parmesan grits
About
Experience genuine Savannah flavor while dining in an 1820's King Cotton Warehouse watching the merchant ships float by. Enjoy local favorites such as crispy scored flounder, shrimp & grits, filet mignon and fresh lobster. Save room for our signature desserts including praline cheesecake, pecan pie and bananas foster.
PRICE RANGE
$15 - $35
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
Cajun & Creole, American, Seafood, Soups
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

First the good.. my husband and I had drinks here at lunch on our trip to Savannah. The Bartender and host were lovely and the Georgia peach margarita was fabulous! We decided to return for dinner the following day. They were offering a free appetizer...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank arc1584
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited during the week for lunch and weren’t disappointed. Great food and excellent service. We could have filled up on their appetizers alone!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank vintagejack
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This restaurant meets all requirements from customer service to food and awesome drinks! The atmosphere was nice. The host Marcia was the bomb! She was too sweet! Excellent overall for the experience!🤗

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Ernestarria D
Reviewed 6 days ago

Had just one night in Savannah so chose to eat at River House because earlier in the day we were sauntering up and down the shops along the river and were given a coupon for a free appetizer of fried green tomatoes at River House....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Kathryn M
Reviewed 6 days ago

Very old, historical, interesting setting along the river. Excellent food and service. Save room for dessert! Best clam chowder we've ever had.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Vicki A
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband had the crab cakes. He ate every bit! I had the pecan crusted salmon with collards and sweet potato mash. It was amazing. I just couldn’t eat it all! Cody, our bartender, (we ate at the bar), was really great, but there was...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Helen G
Reviewed 1 week ago

HAD the free fried green tomatoes sample, soo good EVEN if you never eat tomatoes, I did wonderful Mahi tacos, great fish!! My hubs got a Caesar with crab cake that he LOVED (very big) and the lobster crab bisque, HE is a FAN, really...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank jeannette y
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were “recruited” by the hostess literally off the street as we were walking by. A fellow patron was raving about the best meal he’d had in Savannah. Now that’s a ringing endorsement so we went right in. We were seated shortly thereafter and ordered...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank truthbetold_10
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited River House during our quick family trip to Savannah. Alex our server was fantastic from the start. He was attentive and funny and answered our questions especially since I have shellfish allergy. The food and the ambiance were exactly what we needed after...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank swhite818
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is visually interesting; the host was welcoming and attentive; our server was informative, attentive, and truly hospitable. However, our lunch was unremarkable. The food was mediocre. Fried green tomato appetizer was the best thing we had, but that was because of the sauce...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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caughpc
July 2, 2018|
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Response from Brotherdickdca1981 | Reviewed this property |
It's a question that's asked about any of the restaurants by the river in Savanna. We must have made some friends at the restaurant because they advised us that "next time" park in the lot in back of the restaurant and take... More
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jlad3
October 17, 2016|
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Response from Michelle B | Reviewed this property |
it is right on the side of the river but on the ground level so you can't see much of it but you are right on the street that runs along the river
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Tom M
December 17, 2015|
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Response from Raven L | Property representative |
I apologize for the delay in this reply - casual to casual dress is the norm. We often have formal parties book with us as well and have separate areas for more formal dining.
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