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Little Savannah

4.3
647 reviews
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$30 and under
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Southern
Top Tags:
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Local Ingredients
YOUR DESTINATION FOR MODERN INSPIRED SOUTHERN CUISINE.

Located in the tight knit historic Forest Park neighborhood in Birmingham, AL,
Little Savannah Restaurant & Bar takes great pride in honoring its Southern roots and heritage. Walking in the door at Little Savannah, it's like you are walking into your own home. We look forward to having dinner with you.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Southern, Comfort Food, American
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Hours of operation
Dinner:
Tuesday - Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday - Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Bar opens at 4:00 pm Tuesday - Saturday
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Phone number
(205) 591-1119
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Clifton Holt
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Private party facilities
Our Main Dining Room is available to rent for private dining events on week nights and weekends. We are closed on Sundays and Mondays which allow us to have the entire restaurant available. Wedding Receptions are welcome. We cater off site as well.
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Private party contact
Chef Clif Holt: (205) 591-1119
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Catering
From business dinners and birthday parties to rehearsal dinners and wedding showers, Little Savannah can accommodate any occasion. We offer a variety of off-premise catering venues and menu options and work on an individual level to help create your personalized event. Contact 205-591-1119 for more information.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
39th Street South
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Parking details
plenty of parking is available across the street in the parking lot of the former V. Richard's
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Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 647 People Are Saying
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4.3  based on recent ratings
4.4
food
4.3
service
4.3
ambience
4.0
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82% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (Western NC)
3.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

The food was good but not as good as a year or so ago when we went. My husbands food was not to his standards but they took care of that which was appreciated. My food and my friends food was good though. Our server was kind but seemed a little off.

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OpenTable Diner (Atlanta)
5.0  Dined on February 16, 2018

Great food, waitress was attentive, and the atmosphere was very comfortable and modern.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Birmingham)
5.0  Dined on February 16, 2018

We love Little Savannah! The Veggie Plate is amazing!! We mentioned we were vegan in our reservation through Open Table and Clif and the team made an excellent dish to accommodate.

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OpenTable Diner (Birmingham)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

A little valentines date with the little lady. We had a blast!

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OpenTable Diner (Atlanta)
4.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

The lamb was great . Ambience was good. Romantic. We had a great server. Bread was very. I definitely recommend the bread pudding.

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OpenTable Diner (Birmingham)
3.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

Food wasn’t bad, but not particularly good either. Thought it was fairly expensive for what it was.

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Bhamfan (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Crab cake was very good but the salad I ordered did not come with goat cheese as I believe was advertised
Disappointed in the menu offerings for this night.

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OpenTable Diner (New Orleans)
5.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

Chef Cliff and his staff were extremely attentive. The food, wine & cocktails were fabulous. Recommendations from our server were perfect. Everything absolutely exceeded expectations. We can not wait to return.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Birmingham)
5.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

As always, the drinks and food were special. Probably the best crab cake and the best fish I have had in several years. This Resturant is a jewel!

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Notmyrealname (Birmingham)
3.0  Dined on February 1, 2018

Wasn't great. We had reservations but when we arrived there was no hostess or anyone present to seat us. We almost left, but after a few minutes someone showed up.

We had to choose three different bottles of wine before they finally had one of them in stock. Each time the waitress came back and recommended a grossly more expensive bottle than the one I asked for. The wine we ended up with, however, was nice.

Food was okay. Brussel sprouts were pretty good, but both the lamb chops and the burger tasted too charred without much other flavor. All in all, it was a mediocre experience. Probably won't go back.

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EBK8108 (Birmingham)
5.0  Dined on February 1, 2018

Food was stellar. Great service. Highly recommend for date night, special occasion or daily dining. Was our first time but it will certainly become a regular go-to spot for us.

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vipArgo (Birmingham)
5.0  Dined on January 26, 2018

Always good

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OpenTable Diner (Birmingham)
3.0  Dined on January 6, 2018

The food was very good. It was very busy the night we ate there and our food sat a little too long in the kitchen before it was brought out to us, so everything we had was not warm. Other than that I would recommend.

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vipAnitherFoodie (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 3, 2018

As a local, Little Savannah is our "go to" for business and personal eating. The food is outstanding, the bartender is fantastic, and the staff and owner are friendly and engaged. I recommend this restaurant for both business and personal meals. It is a quiet, relatively undiscovered Birmingham treasure.

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RonVE1 (Birmingham)
5.0  Dined on January 2, 2018

this is one of the little gems of Birmingham to have a wonderful meal with any of your family and friends.

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TomInBama (Birmingham)
5.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

Talented kitchen. Food is very well prepared, Sophisticated, new-Southern recipes without being fussy. Cocktail menu is very interesting and fun also. We like upscale food in a room with a casual, local vibe so its spot on for us.

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OpenTable Diner (Birmingham)
5.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

Our favorite restaurant! The food is delicious every time! Chef Holt is extremely creative and his dishes never disappoint! Little Savannah is perfect for any occasion!

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OpenTable Diner (Birmingham)
2.0  Dined on December 29, 2017

Reservations were made. However, my friends and I were seated in the bar area at a table next to the door. I would have thought if reservations were made, we would have gotten preference to dine in that area. In the future, please be mindful where your hostess seat new comers when reservations are made in advance. That is so important to me in an atmosphere like that. The food was ok but we were not asked how we wanted our meat cooked. My friend's meat was too rare to her liking and mine was ok. The waiter was very nice and that goes a long ways so hands up for that.

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vipplanters71 (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on December 15, 2017

We've been going here since the restaurant opened and have never been disappointed.....always good, always fresh/local ingredients.

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OpenTable Diner (Birmingham)
3.0  Dined on December 15, 2017

They had our reservations for our anniversary dinner, but the host had a hard time seating us. Eventually, they put us at a 2-seater near the window. There must have been a draft in the window because we were absolutely freezing. Kept our jackets on. The wait staff was a little while in delivering the menu. Menu was little light with not much on it, but everything looked good. Wife got beef tenderloin, which was delicious. I got gumbo and a salad. I didn't like the salad, but the gumbo was pretty good. Apps were good: warm bread and olive oil and some crab claws. Wife said she'd come back. I'm not as sure. Her tenderloin was delicious, though. If I go back, that's what I'll have.

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