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Bernie's Oyster House

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115 E River St, Savannah, GA 31401-1247
+1 912-236-1827
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
$$ - $$$
115 E River St, Savannah, GA 31401-1247
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the fried oysters and shrimp. Along with some great mixed drinks. The oysters were cooked perfect. It is a small cozy space but not fancy at all, so don’t expect it to be. Prices are reasonable

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 1 week ago

while walking down River St, my wife and I decided we would stop into Bearnie's for something to eat and drink. We were not disappointed! The waitress was great and very helpful. My wife had the shrimp and I tried, for the first time, crawfish...More

Thank 249toddr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every time we are in town we always go to Bernie’s for their peel and eat shrimp. And this time they were as good as always. And love their Bloody Marys. We really enjoy the atmosphere and food

Thank Monroe1971
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cutting to chase on price on Sat night visit because hole in wall ambience well described in other reviews. Dozen raw oysters are $17. 1/2 dozen are $10. They are good, fresh and average size. Split the fried seafood platter w choice of 2 of...More

Thank flies2vacay
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is old, it’s open late and it has TV. Come sit and have something to eat, sweetie something to drink and feel the energy of history. It’s open late!

Thank DebiJPeck
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The fried oysters and boiled shrimp are great! The location couldn't be better. My family and I tried other restaurants on river street but this place had the best oysters and prices.

Thank Cierra F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best oysters, shrimp and crawfish that we had while visiting the area. We love seafood and always look for a great place to eat when we are visiting the coast. This did not disappoint. If you love great seafood but want a low key,...More

Thank Ryan L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My mom and I split a dozen oysters (6 raw, 6 steamed) and a half pound of peel-n-eat shrimp. Both tasted very fresh. Our total came to under $40 including a 20% tip. If you’re in Savannah, pay Bernie’s a visit!

1  Thank Maria P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in for a delicious fried shrimp based and the BEST bloody mary. Our server told us it was prepared with from a secret recipe and that it was delicious - and it was ! Everything was great: food, service, and atmosphere !! Definitely worth...More

Thank SunshineStateFamily
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I just finished 2 dozen steamed oysters and drinks that were fantastic! Bartender Greg is great! Can't beat this place!

Thank Jazzygirl64
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine
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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