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Alligator Soul

114 Barnard St, Ste LOWER, Savannah, GA 31401-3277
+1 912-232-7899
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good17%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
114 Barnard St, Ste LOWER, Savannah, GA 31401-3277
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Alligator Soul is definitely the restaurant to visit if you want an exciting, seasonally-inspired menu with a cajun flare, and impeccably prepared meals every time you visit. My husband and I have eaten at Alligator Soul four times so far over the last 4 years...More

Thank Justgoandhavefun
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the excellent lemon drop cocktail served in a striking stainless steel martini glass through all kinds of beautifully presented and absolutely delicious appetizers and entrees and right up to and including the homemade lemoncello this place was divine! Don't miss it.

Thank whereto2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has lots of reviews and lots of glowing talk about the food. The menu was nice, but certainly nothing amazing or on the "serious foodie" scale. The space has the potential to be great, it is downstairs, below street level in an old...More

1  Thank John D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In addition to more “traditional” dishes, Alligator Soul offers several southern cuisine items which is exactly what we were looking for, in a fine dining atmosphere. We arrived early to have a cocktail at their bar; an enjoyable way to start off the evening. Service...More

Thank BostonTravelers00
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the Aviation cocktail, to the alligator fritters, to the cutting board and finally the Little Hilbo made for the best dinner we have had in awhile. Our waitress Catherine was excellent, knowledgeable and pleasant to talk with and go through everything about Alligator Soul....More

Thank Phienix8181
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As others have mentioned, this place is hard to find. So StreetView the address in advance and walk by slowly. It is down the stairs. Due to the location, the place is a little dark and can feel claustrophobic. Also keep in mind that you'll...More

Thank This_r_serious
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our dinner. The food quality was very good. The ambiance and the wait staff could use some improvement.

Thank Alison H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had dinner here just last weekend. Wonderful intelligent waiter, great drinks, interesting menu (especially the "wild" items) and delicious food. You don't feel you are in a tourist town while here. The ambiance was quiet and serene and you could actually talk to your dinner...More

Thank tvlgypsy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is incredible in every way. Service was impeccable, food was spectacular and atmosphere was elegant. Our table ordered 3 appetizers all we’re delicious. Loved that many dishes came in appetizer and dinner sizes. Menu had typical southern fare, fish, meat and some unusual...More

1  Thank mamanole
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really good food and a wonderful ambience in this below ground, hidden beauty. The service and ambience were top notch. Food was excellent....but we did have better (Local Ten 11) that week. One suggestion for the staff....improve your wine list! It is lacking in selection...More

Thank Bruce W
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Response from nicholasmbarton | Reviewed this property |
Business Casual or Smart Casual. Alligator Soul is a frequent meeting place for clients and special occasion diners and the attire tends to reflect it.
Lora T
7 December 2017|
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Yes, there is an elevator!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 26 - US$ 88
Drinks, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 Barnard St, Ste LOWER, Savannah, GA 31401-3277
  • Public Transportation: There is bus transportation within and without the city limits and the guest would need to contact the City of Savannah for bus routes and schedules.
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Savannah>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 912-232-7899
  • E-mail
Alligator Soul is the answer to the question, “Where is the best place to dine while in Savannah?” Located in Savannah’s Downtown District, on historic Telfair Square, Alligator Soul is an upscale, yet unpretentious, restaurant that is decidedly unique among fine dining in Savannah. Whether a longtime resident or first time visitor to Savannah, we offer you and your guests uncompromising quality in food, service and hospitality. Enjoy the distinctive Southern ambiance and regional cuisine with a French-Creole flair while dining below ground in the Colonial cellars. Alligator Soul is known for eclectic Southern dining with a seasonal menu that utilizes farm-fresh ingredients, local day boat fish and grass fed meat. Your full service experience begins with fresh cocktails and continues through the evening with in house made desserts. From all of us at Alligator Soul, we look forward to treating you as our honored guest from the moment you walk in the door to the moment you leave.
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