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“Pass on this place” 2 of 5 bubbles
Review of Shrimp Factory

Shrimp Factory
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Ranked #66 of 857 Restaurants in Savannah
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $16 - $28
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Downtown
Transit: CAT, DOT and Free Downtown Trolley accessible
Description: Locally owned and operated since 1977, the Shrimp Factory is a Casual, Friendly, Fine Dining Restaurant overlooking the Savannah Riverfront, where you can "Watch The Ships Go By!" as you enjoy the finest in local seafood. We invite you to enjoy the atmosphere, the view, and some regional culinary delights.
Reedsburg, Wisconsin
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Pass on this place”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2013

Disappointed in quality of food . Shrimp were gritty. Ordered stuffed shrip which were small and the shrip had a fishy tasting crab stuffing placed on top of each shrimp. Not stuffed at all . Poor fishy flavor and like I mentioned gritty. Disappointed, later we mentioned this place to locals they definitely would not reccommended .

Visited March 2013
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Expensive, cheaper options farther down River Street”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2013

The food here was great...no doubt about it. I got the Shrimp and Grits, my husband went on and on about his crab bisque, I gorged on the large drink that is served there (as well as in other places). We were fat and happy, until the bill came. I cried a bit when I signed my name to that bill. It was expensive. I cried even more the next night when I ate at a nearby seafood joint for cheaper and the food was better!

Visited January 2013
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“Under new ownership & management”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2013

The Shrimp Factory has been bought out by new owners and quickly being returned to its former glory. Most of the waitstaff and management team have been replaced. The menu has been updated and the bar has been refurbished. Try an Artillery Punch and the Deviled Crab, delicious!

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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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41 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“scrumptious crab cakes!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 11, 2013

With so many eateries to choose from along River Street, we hardly knew which one to have lunch at. Then we saw the blackboard outside Shrimp Factory, announcing their crab cake special. We were sold. The crab cakes tasted fresh and were delicately seasoned, served with rice and peas. It was a memorable lunch that both my husband and I thoroughly enjoyed.

Visited March 2013
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Plymouth, Michigan
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103 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“nice location”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 7, 2013

Casual. Pleasant. Great for an appetizer and a glass of wine. Keep expectations in check. Reasonable.

Visited February 2013
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