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“Friendly southern Hospitality & GREAT FOOD!!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Anna's - City Market - CLOSED

Anna's - City Market
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Italian, American, Pizza
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Neighborhood: Downtown
Description: Quaint Italian restaurant located in the heart of City Market. Offering fresh local seafood accompanied by homemade sauces that have been passed down for 75 years from generation to generation. Outdoor seating allows you to enjoy all the splendor of Savannah's City Market and nightly entertainment. Adequately priced to assist when dining on a budget. Great for a group of friends to gather before descending on Savannah's night-life (which is in close proximity to the restaurant). Daily specials created just for that not on the menu type of person. Dog friendly, so bring along Fido. Beverages available to accompany your meal include beers, wine cappuccinos, lattes and espressos. To close out your dining experience, top it all off with a delectable dessert such as homemade cannoli, key lime pie, chocolate cake and more.
Savannah
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Friendly southern Hospitality & GREAT FOOD!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2013 via mobile

We lucked out with good weather so sitting outside was perfect. Our waiter was friendly and didn't miss a lick. The blackened chicken had tons of flavor and their sautéed veggies were AMAZING! If you're a vegetarian watch out because the veggies had bacon. We totally scored on this one!

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Thank Tony L
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Columbia, SC
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Astoundingly Bad Service”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2013

Typically, if a restaurant doesn't pass muster with me, I will leave it alone. I prefer to promote those places that are worth my time as well as yours. The service at Anna's at City Market in Savannah, however, was so bad that I felt compelled to share the experience...and hopefully get the place to improve, (or close).

Over the weekend, my wife and I traveled to Savannah with my teen daughter and her friend to celebrate our daughter's birthday. We made the mistake of visiting Anna's at City Market without consulting the reviews. Shame on us.

While we were seated promptly, our waiter took his time getting to us for a drink order, then got it wrong, bringing, (and charging for) an unordered glass of wine. We placed our food order, then waited well over 30 minutes without the waiter even checking on us. When we finally got his attention and asked what the hold up was, he gave us attitude. We asked for the manager, who didn't say a word when we voiced our dissatisfaction.

Miraculously, moments later our food appeared. We asked the surly waiter for silverware, which still hadn't made it to our table. He brought two sets for the four of us, "Sorry, that's all we have,' as he tossed them down in front of us. While we were eating, the dishwasher brought out a clean rack of silverware and the manager began sorting it at a nearby vacant table. We had to specifically ask the manager again for silverware and napkins. She leaned across the other table to hand it to me.

We received no apology for the delay or attitude, or for the overcharge on the extra glass of wine. The staff was completely indifferent to how we felt as customers.

Despite all of this, the food was quite tasty. It's a shame that the customer facing staff was so incompetent.

Avoid this place if you don't want to treated as an annoyance. They'll either be forced to improve their customer service or go away.

  • Visited December 2012
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Thank allenzachary
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Savannah, GA
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Don't even bother”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2012

Nobody seems to even be running the place. The waiter can't even answer if we need to seat ourselves or not.

After having to flag down a waitress who seemed quite content to let us sit there perpetually, we ordered our food and then received it in approximately 20 minutes.
The food is decent at best. Just that... decent.

We saw no less than 3 groups of people simply get up and leave due to either being ignored or not ever having their food show up. There are approximately 6 tables inside and 5-6 outside and for the 4-5 waiters, they should have easily had this mastered. Seemed pure apathy.

The price is about 3-4 times as much as they should expect for service and food like this.
Don't even bother.

  • Visited December 2012
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Thank Matt B
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Orlando, Florida
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“The crap soup is really good”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2012

We were at the City Market and we were cold, so we went in to Anna's and had the crab soup. It was very good and tasty. Highly recommend it.

Visited December 2012
Helpful?
Thank JewleryLady
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Gulf Coast Fla
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206 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Nice little place, but service is spotty”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2012

The food was good, but getting the soup after the entree is annoying. One meal was as ordered, the other was close, but wrong. Indoor seating is very very close.

Visited December 2012
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Thank kleektours
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