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Alligator Soul

114 Barnard St, Ste LOWER LEVEL, Savannah, GA 31401-3277
+1 912-232-7899
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good17%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
114 Barnard St, Ste LOWER LEVEL, Savannah, GA 31401-3277
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Reviewed today via mobile

I selected Alligator Soul for an anniversary dinner during our Savannah vacation, and I am so glad that I did! This tops the list of our all time best dining experiences (and there have been many- we travel a lot!). We started with shared apps-...More

Thank Meri B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Anniversary dinner. Our server Zeb(?) was friendly, enthusiastic and attentive. The restaurant is in a basement with a chic casual vibe. Everyone who worked there was friendly and inviting. The craft cocktails were super. Highly recommend the Etta James and the dessert Salted Caramel Martini...More

Thank DorisP52
Reviewed 6 days ago

We jokingly have called our excursion to Savannah as the subterranean cuisine tour. Alligator Soul was a prefect blend of the casual elegant experience. I had the special of bison filet and my wife the mussels. Excellent choices with a very helpful staff. Well worth...More

Thank Victor A
Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved the bar and restaurant. The food was delicious and the service friendly and efficient. The oysters were to die for.

Thank Mark L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Alligator Soul was the perfect trifecta of excellent service, delicious food and warm ambiance. My mother, husband and I dined there last week, and it was our overall favorite dining experience during our trip to Savannah. We had initially chosen to dine here because of...More

Thank Micky D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an exceptional dining experience at Alligator Soul. They were very attentive to my gluten-free dining requirements, even substituting a GF version of the amuse bouche and a savory GF muffin when my dining partner was served bread. The house salad was lovely and...More

Thank JavertPA
Reviewed 1 week ago

At dinner here based on reviews and it didn't disappoint. Really cool vibe/atmosphere located below street level. Wasn't sure what to expect but had a great dinner. We both had the Shrimp and Grits and it was fantastic. Had to wait about 20 minutes for...More

Thank MichaelWanderer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They had 1 bottle of sparkling water left. The Scramberg sparkler was good and well priced. Soggy green fried tomatoes, alligator fritters unrecognizable. The catch of the day very good and the banana desert outstanding. Everything else was at best so, so. The service was...More

Thank Gilbert V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service was not very good. Very slow. The place was very loud in there and you could hardly hear the waiter. Food was OK.... Nothing that would make me want to come back.

Thank Harmon31
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I felt Alligator Soul was over rated. The atmosphere was very nice, I will give them that, but the food was just OK. For the price we expected better. The appetizers we had were tasty but not to die for. (Oysters &...More

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Kim S
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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
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, 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 LEVEL, 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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