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5320 Waters Ave, Savannah, GA 31404
Takeout: Today: 11AM – 6:30PM • Dine In: Today: 11AM – 4:00PM

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Since 1975, Barnes BBQ has been Pit-Cooked the same way every day, guaranteeing you’ll always get the same quality product.

Barnes’ chicken, seafood, ribs, sandwiches, salads, and classic southern sides please our friends off all generations.

Our famous Barnes BBQ sauce is shipped all over the world.

Barnes Catering can make a success of any special event, serving small groups, or even 5,000 (or more) guests.

Fundraising with Barnes Restaurant is simple, easy, no-risk, and delicious too!

5320 Waters Avenue
Savannah, GA 31404


Today: 11AM – 6:30PM

Dine In

Today: 11AM – 4:00PM

Restaurant: (912) 354-8745

Catering: (912) 355-3850

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    Carolyn CurnuttCarolyn Curnutt
    20:58 10 May 24
    Brad BuckleyBrad Buckley
    12:39 05 May 24
    Nobody does Chicken Fingers like Barnes! Wonderful meal every time we visit Savannah.
    Ralph LongRalph Long
    17:21 22 Apr 24
    Good food and service
    22:28 12 Apr 24
    Today's visit at Barnes was the first time I've eaten anything today. It did not disappoint. Everything was excellent. I think that I ate too much, to be honest. Very large portions. The server was really nice and kept my drink glasses full. I am looking forward to my next visit.
    Kristy AppleKristy Apple
    02:44 20 Mar 24
    I'm basing this rating off of this particular visit. On Sundays, they have Oxtails if you get them before 1pm. I had the Oxtails over rice, Man N Cheese, and Collard Greens. It also comes with some sweet cornbread and a drink. I really enjoyed that meat falling off the bone. It's mad juicy and melts in your mouth like butter. The Mac and cheese was good, but those collards were phenomenal. I wish they gave you a bigger piece of cornbread because it's a little sweet and very desirable.
    Corletta HardyCorletta Hardy
    22:41 12 Mar 24
    My take out order was great and that sweet tea is always on point ,Barnes has the best tea better than Carey Hilliard.
    Evelyn GriffinEvelyn Griffin
    00:28 12 Mar 24
    Really gotta work on that health department score. Scary stuff! If I’d seen that before I ordered online I would’ve definitely ordered somewhere else. Wanted a refund but decided to just take the food and avoid the hassle.BUT the food was good. Pork chops crispy just the way I like ‘em. Out of mashed potatoes so they gave us a baked potato instead. Pointed that out when arrived to pick up order which I appreciated very much. Didn’t want baked potato and was able to pick a different side and lady left baked potato in plate too. The sides were all tasty. Really liked the split roll too.
    Herman BlackshearHerman Blackshear
    07:33 09 Mar 24
    Food is always good
    savannah jonessavannah jones
    12:26 06 Mar 24
    FranknKimm FieldsFranknKimm Fields
    20:54 09 Feb 24
    Food Service & Ambiance is SUPERB! Ms. Joyce, our waiter was such a WONDERFUL, BEAUTIFUL, and PLEASANT DELIGHT. She brings JOY and is the BEST REPRESENTATIVE for customer care and satisfaction. She does her job very well and with a Spirit of Excellency. If you know that you'll come back to visit this establishment again, you will be likely compelled to ask for Ms. Joyce to be your Delightful Sunny Day on any kinduh day waiter. Barnes surely is blessed to have her on their staff team! She's a KEEPER. So do her very well and KEEP HER!Over & OutFranknKimm
    Taaffe CrosbyTaaffe Crosby
    18:50 15 Dec 23
    We’ve had a prolonged stay at Memorial Medical and were looking for some home cooked food. We hit the jackpot here. Great food, the service was a hit and a miss. The manager is rude, but the other employees are so nice and helpful, especially Dee. Every time we’ve ordered, she’s there with a smile. Constantly cleaning and restocking. I don’t know her personally , but coming from a business owner, I’d be happy to have an employee with her attitude and work ethic.
    joshine smithjoshine smith
    21:15 12 Dec 23
    If you're having a large gathering please ask for Ms. Nesbitt. She was the absolute best! We had a large demanding crowd of people and she handled us with the grace and care that was needed. I will say that Barnes should invest in large drink dispensers for the banquet hall, I truly believe it would make the dining experience that much more enjoyable. In these times where good staff are hard to find its important to come up with innovative ways that will assist those who are working diligently. Just my two cents. 🙂
    Jabari GreenJabari Green
    23:34 14 Sep 23
    Great place
    Charlotte Sams-SweatCharlotte Sams-Sweat
    12:55 14 Sep 23
    The food was good. Our waitress was excellent.
    Louise CuspardLouise Cuspard
    19:33 01 Sep 23
    Danielle PalmerDanielle Palmer
    16:20 16 Jun 23
    We ordered Barnes Restaurant Catering for a southern food experience at work for some visitors from out of state and they did not disappoint! The BBQ ribs, fried chicken, BBQ beans and Mac & Cheese was incredible! We also ordered banana cream pudding dessert which was great too. It was packaged so well for us and delivered on time. Great experience. Will be ordering again.
    Joann RilingtonJoann Rilington
    09:23 28 Jul 22
    Great Tasting Food GREAT CUSTOMER Service. Love the variety of food choices and portions; choice of salads, meats, veggies, seafood. And if you looking for the best Oxtails, Turkey Wings, Macaroni and Cheese, Sweet Potatoes Fries, Collard Greens-let me stop here; I'm getting hungry; go there on Sundays .Just Awesome!!!
    Angela ShawAngela Shaw
    11:23 09 May 22
    I been coming here the last past 2 week and the energy was very depressing until today Mrs. Anita was very nice, patient and helpful.... thank you so must Anita because this was going to be my last time coming here.The Barbecue ribs was good that's the reason Im visiting. The Chocolate Caramel and Pound cake was delicious. Well visit again.
    This place was great! Juicy chicken tenders! Delicious pulled pork! Tasty Mac & cheese! Great service! We will be back!!!
    Jacie RetzlaffJacie Retzlaff
    13:01 20 Sep 21
    Stopped at Barnes on impulse. Just moving here and never heard of it, but since the parking lot looked full, decided it couldn't be the worst. They were not terribly busy for a Friday lunch. Our server, Sharon was very friendly, informative, and efficient. She kept our drinks filled and needs met. The food came out hot and quick. The hushpuppies were the best I've ever had. The fish was great. The shrimp were very lightly battered but fresh. Collard greens had plenty of bacon flavor. Cole slaw was finely grated and not too sweet with pickle bits. Very good. Red rice was not flavorful. Will be back to try the bbq for sure.
    Nacho ConneryNacho Connery
    22:39 03 Aug 19
    It's no surprise that the parking lot is always full at this restaurant. The chicken fingers are amazing, and the hush puppies are probably the best I've ever had. Excellent service, excellent food, excellent price. Barnes is a great place for a quick bite, or a nice dinner. Highly recommend!
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