Mrs. Wilkes Dining Room

Southern / Soul, American
$ $
107 W Jones St
Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 232-5997
11:00am - 2:00pm
11:00am - 2:00pm
11:00am - 2:00pm
11:00am - 2:00pm
11:00am - 2:00pm



  • Wait in line, don't stop eating until you are uncomfortable.
  • The best fried chicken served family style for a real southern experience! It's worth the wait!
  • You should come hungry. Do not plan to eat again that day. Maybe the next day too.
  • Get here early!
  • Pass the creamed corn, pass the fried chicken, pass the sweet tea. Keep passing, keep chatting, keep having an amazing dining experience.
  • Skip breakfast, get here at 10, wait til it opens at 11 and laugh at everyone else who turns up to join the 100-long line... Incredible fried chicken. WORTH THE WAIT! BELIEVE!
  • DAT... FRIED... CHICKEN. If you're not here at least 1 hour before it opens, prepare to wait in line at least 1.5 to 2 hours. Communal tables means great conversations with locals and strangers alike!
  • Fried chicken was awesome! Excellent stuffing, okra, creamed corn. Everything else good to ok. Only bad thing was the beef stew.
  • Worth the wait- make sure to come at least once when you visit Savannah!
  • Wait up to an hour outside. But gives u a chance to get to know ur neighbors b4 sharing a family style meal with them. CASH ONLY
  • best fried chicken I've ever had. a unique experience of family style dining. cash only!
  • Don't wear a belt. Do make yourself sick.
  • Got there at 11 when they opened. Waited 1 hour to get inside. Well worth the wait!! Awesome vegetables and barbeque pork butt was yummy! The biscuits are to die for! Don't eat breakfast before you
  • This pair of homes date from 1869. They were built in 1869 for Algernon Hartridge using mostly Greek Revival design with Italianate
  • The greatest eating experience you'll ever have! For $16 a person, virtual strangers pass bowls of Southern fare like sweet potato souffle, okra gumbo, corn bread and the best damn fried chicken.
  • Fried chicken that inspires a "pilgrimage"; no reservations and no credit cards.
  • Do NOT leave savannah without going here!!! It's like your grandma's thanksgiving feast. Be prepared to wait in a long line & don't complain!
  • Best southern food ever worth the wait
  • It's family style. Not everyone at your table may understand that.
  • Unbelievably delicious!!! Creamed corn was the best I've EVER had, the fried chicken was amazing and the sweet potatoes/yams were phenomenal! The almost 2 hour wait was well worth it!

Nearby places

Drayton St (btwn Gaston & Park St)
Drayton St (Gaston St)
340 Bull St (at Charlton St.)