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Bernie's Oyster House

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$$ - $$$
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115 E River St, Savannah, GA 31401-1247
+1 912-236-1827
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Spring Hill, Florida
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I arrived in Savannah today and decided to try this place on River Street. Some call it a dive bar, I call it a bar/restaurant with character with brick walls and cobblestone floors. The food was great! We started with crawfish (first timers) and loved them. I had fried oysters which tasted fresh, not too greasy. My... More 

Thank mville717
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is the place that you talked about for a long time the menu is limited but everybody will find something they like kids will be amazed by the place the staff makes everyone feel welcome and honestly for the price it's not bad

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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Decided to pop in for a pint. As we were sitting there we saw dozens of oysters being ordered so we thought - why not let's try a dozen. They were excellent - so fresh. One dz turned into two which turned into three....delicious.

Thank corinnaontheroad
West Palm Beach, Florida
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I were walking around River Street and decided to give this place a try. It smelled delicious from outside. They have the best hushpuppies I've ever had and they offer TATER TOTS!!! There's a lot going on inside this little bar, but the food was good and the service too. Our clothes smelled kind of gross after... More 

Thank KHandy1891
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40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love this dive style bar. Food was great, I ordered the chicken tenders with Buffalo sauce and it was awesome. Our server was great!!!! Her name was Dey and she was so sweet. Love her, will return to see Dey again!!!!!!

Thank Hollywood112
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is always our first stop after we check in to our hotel, and last night was no exception. It was a great time all around. The bartender Emily was great and service was quick. The oysters were fresh and delicious and the beer was cold. Just what the Dr. ordered for a great vacation!

Thank Laura S
Lapeer, Michigan
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place used to be Shuckers, and was better back "in the day". Now it's just a dirty place, attracting unsuspecting tourists (ourselves included). Oysters were just OK, and I've had better shrimp at Red Lobster. Do yourself a favor, and go elsewhere, for better quality food.

Thank rackinrhettman
Omaha, Nebraska
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78 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the bar had a good vibe and atmosphere. I had a few drinks and the club sandwich. everything was good and I would certainly come back. they have a few TV's if your looking to watch a game. its on the main strip by the beach.

Thank devill1183
Seaford, Virginia
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138 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

There are a couple dozen seafood places on River St in Savannah, all pretty good, some cheaper, some more expensive. Bernie's is a good choice for good food at a decent price and little to no atmosphere, unless you consider a dive bar and seafood grill high class. I had the low country shrimp and crawdad boil and my partners... More 

Thank TGSwanson
St. Petersburg, Florida
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43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

Stopped in here for a fast drink and a fast bite to eat. My bride and I each had a bowl of chili that was just okay. The Bloody Mary in a Mason Jar was also just okay - nothing special except that it was served in the mason jar. Not worth the $9.00 price.

Thank robkadena

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 E River St, Savannah, GA 31401-1247
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Savannah
  • Phone Number: +1 912-236-1827

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?