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Spanky's Pizza Galley & Saloon

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$$ - $$$
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317 E River St, Savannah, GA 31401-1221
+1 912-236-3009
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice atmosphere and you won't regret getting the spuds! Nice stop while on River Street. Very good service and would definitely return!

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Thank Beli56
Hickory, North Carolina
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The food is delicious! I highly recommend the chicken tenders and spuds! Their BBQ sauce is to die for!

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Thank tadpole28601
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Boys wanted pizza, nice location at the waterfront. Good deal on beer also. Service was slow because they burned the first one but then bought us a round, so that was nice.

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Thank KEG-Oct2016
Providence, Rhode Island
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a quick snack lunch. Decided to stop at Spanky's. The home of the original chicken fingers. But they were better than I thought. With a southern fried coating. The fried pickles were very good as well. Not dry. The spuds were different. Basically potatoe skins fried in a batter. There were one or two very small bones in... More 

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

Thank you for dining with us as well as letting us know about your visit Kenneth! We hope to see you again the next time you are on River Street! More 

Sunset Beach, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have an annual trip to Savannah (12 years now) and we always have to stop by Spanky's. The pizza is really good and so is their chicken, fun atmosphere. We love Cheryl our favorite bartender and we look forward to seeing her every year.

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

Thank you for your many years of support Feblala! We will make sure to pass your compliment on to Cheryl and will certainly look forward to your next visit! More 

Montgomery, Alabama
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Love the bar atmosphere, service is wonderful and Cheryl always has this genuine smile. Fish & Chips is my go to, but alway add the Spuds and Honey sauce. Coldest draft beer in town ! Bobby Mc

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Thank _bobby_mc1977
Katie M, Guest Relations Manager at Spanky's Pizza Galley & Saloon, responded to this review

Thank you for dining with us and letting us know about your visit Bobby! We will make sure to pass your kind words on to Cheryl! Hope to see you again the next time you are on River Street! More 

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I visited Savannah for our honeymoon. The first night we found Spanky's and loved it! Cheryl the bartender was the best! Very friendly and informative of the area. We continued to visit there every day for our entire stay in Savannah. The food was excellent and drinks were great prices! I am visiting again in March with... More 

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

Congratulations on your wedding and Thank you for hanging out with us on your Honeymoon Brandi! We will make sure to pass your compliments on to Cheryl and will look forward to seeing you again in March! More 

Hilton Head, South Carolina
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is by far the best pizza we have ever had. Fred the bartender was awesome. It was a very fun atmosphere.

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Thank darla2015
Katie M, Guest Relations Manager at Spanky's Pizza Galley & Saloon, responded to this review

Thank you for dining with us as well as letting us know about your visit Darla! We will make sure to pass your compliments on to Freddie! We hope to see you again the next time you are on River Street! More 

Virginiaq
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144 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

dining companion had pizza -- says "This is how a pizza should taste". I had a bowl of chili, not as tasty as I had hoped, but OK. Staff is friendly, attentive, and gave tips on what to see and do.

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

Thank you for your compliments and comments NKK! We hope you will stop in again the next time you are on River Street! More 

1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food. Friendly service. Highly recommend for a low key evening. Varied menu but chicken fingers with horseradish sauce is the best.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $25
Cuisine
American
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Scenic view, Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, 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 E River St, Savannah, GA 31401-1221
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Savannah>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 912-236-3009
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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