• Mrs. Wilkes' Dining Room
  • Mrs. Wilkes' Dining Room
  • Mrs. Wilkes' Dining Room
  • Mrs. Wilkes' Dining Room
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Mrs. Wilkes' Dining Room

Cuisine: American, Regional, Soul Food

Price: $$



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Southern: For the "real deal," Mrs. Wilkes' Dining Room is "must" if you're in the mood for real Southern food. The popular lunch spot, located in a cozy house on a brick-lined street in the Historic District,...  Read More
Best Restaurants: When President Obama visited Savannah a couple of years ago, he ate at only one restaurant: Mrs. Wilkes' Dining House. It's no wonder that the Commander in Chief chose this Jones Street staple, which...  Read More
Homestyle, Best of Savannah's Historic District, Lunch: When President Obama visited Savannah during his first term, he ate at only one restaurant: Mrs. Wilkes' Dining House. It's no wonder that the Commander in Chief chose this Jones Street staple, which...  Read More
Soul Food: Located in the basement of a 19th century home, this dining room offers a family-style Southern meal. Guests occupy long dining tables and pass around bowls of fried chicken, ham, beef stew, collard...  Read More


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  • Southern: "Be sure to bring cash. Mrs. Wilkes' Dining Room doesn't accept credit cards."
  • Best for Southern Because: It's been around for decades and is noted for good, boarding room-type comfort-food.

  • Recommended as Best Restaurants Because: Forget about that other grand dame of Southern cooking. Locals know that if you want the real deal, you go to Mrs. Wilkes' Dining Room.
  • Best for Homestyle Because: You'll have to stand in line to get a seat at Mrs. Wilkes' Dining Room, but the family-style meal is well worth the wait.
  • Recommended as Best of Savannah's Historic District Because: Mrs. Wilkes' Dining Room has perfected the art of Southern home cooking. Dining alongside people from around the world is a bonus.
  • Best for Lunch Because: Mrs. Wilkes' Dining Room is Southern cooking at its finest. Family-style dining alongside strangers makes the dining experience even more special.

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