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Spanky's Pizza Galley & Saloon

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317 East River Street, Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 236-3009
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Maynardville, TN
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you're a chicken tender lover, this is the place for you! Spanky's chicken tenders are delicious!! My daughter also loved her hot dog! For a casual meal, this is one of the places to hit!

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Thank hogskinbug
Columbus, Ohio
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Chicken fingers & spuds were delicious! Staff was very nice and attentive! This was our second of 4 stops on a 15 day vacation and this was by far our cheapest and best dinner so far!!

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Thank Autumn V
Warner Robins, Georgia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Waited at door to be seated for 10minutes watching one lady work the room. She passed us and said she would be right back. When she returned she asked if we wanted to sit at the table next to the door or would we like a table further in. We asked for the table further in. She said to go... More 

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Thank 0Billy
Bonaire, Georgia
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The service was poor and food even worse. Place was very unclean. Had to ask waitress for napkins, cup, plate and silverware to which she seemed annoyed even though all the items were requested on her 2nd trip ( trying to save her a trip) forgot our dressing 2×, drink was watery. Will not be back.

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Thank mabraham42
Katie M, Guest Relations Manager at Spanky's Pizza Galley & Saloon, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to submit your review. Here at Spanky's River Street we take pride in making sure all of our customers have the best experience possible. Please email me at kmurphy@liveoakrestaurants.com for the opportunity to discuss your visit with us further. (In the subject line please include the name of the restaurant you visited) I look... More 

Roanoke, Virginia
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57 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Try Spanky's chicken and spuds. Spanky's is the home of the chicken finger - you've got to try the original. Great bar and bar good. REASONABLE PRICE! Must try! Southern treats like pecan pie are excellent!

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Thank HungryMan1111
Katie M, Public Relations Manager at Spanky's Pizza Galley & Saloon, responded to this review

Thank you for your awesome review Hungry Man!! We think our Original Chicken Fingers are amazing too! Please make sure to stop in and see us the next time you are on River Street! #homeoftheoriginalchickenfinger More 

Gainesville, Georgia
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39 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the all meats pizza, I think it was called the Cel-roy or something close to that. The small is very small but the medium is much larger! They had .75 Bud light on draft the night I was there, on a Tuesday. That was a great deal! Others in my party had the philly and said the bread... More 

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Thank BigGeezy95
Katie M, Public Relations Manager at Spanky's Pizza Galley & Saloon, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to submit your review. Here at Spanky's River Street we take pride in making sure all of our customers have the best experience possible and it doesn’t seem like this was the case with your entire visit. I would like to discuss your experience with you further at your earliest convenience. Please contact me... More 

Columbia, MD
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were given a tip to go to Spanky's by someone at our hotel. They obviously loved it, which is why I wanted to love it, but it was jut ok. Not bad, just ok...wasn't wowed, but was the food was filling. I did like the creamy horseradish dressing that came with my salad, probably the best thing I had.... More 

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Tomball, Texas
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hopped off the Old Savannah Trolley at the waterfront to grab a bite. Waters all around, it's super hot. Decided on the 5 piece chicken tenders and a medium half pepperoni, half hamburger pizza. Plenty of food for the 3 of us. Try the honey horseradish dipping sauce with the spuds, so good. Pizza was A-Maz-ing! So cheesy, so meaty.... More 

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Thank Patricia B
New Orleans, Louisiana
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Cheryl at the bar was super! She was very personable and helpful with menu selection. Enjoyed our conversation with her! We will go back!

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Thank debtrosc
Atlanta, Georgia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cheryl was an excellent server! She took care of us and treated us like family from the moment we walked in the restaurant. The food was delicious, and the service was fantastic! The honey/horseradish sauce and the Spanky's spuds are the best!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $25
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 317 East River Street, Savannah, GA 31401
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Savannah>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: (912) 236-3009
Description
Family owned and operated since 1976, Spankys serves up the worlds best chicken finger! The story goes like this, in 1976, a few friends wanted to start a restaurant on River Street in Savannah. Then, the booming River Street we know today was only a dirt road, with only a few spots for dining on the waterfront. Enter two innovative friends who cut up a few pieces of tender, white meat chicken, battered and fried them to perfection, and said to each other 'hey, son, lets call them chicken fingers!' And so Spanky's was born, and its still run by the same man and his family and loyal wonderful staff today! Come on down and dine on a piece of Savannah history with us--we're waitin' on ya!

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