Savannah offers some of the best food in the south, from traditional southern cooking to authentic Asian cuisine. When you come to visit the beautiful city, you are going to need a list of places to grab a bite to eat. We, here at President’s Quarters’ Inn, want you and your family to eat only the best cuisine. Whether you are craving a big bowl of delicious pasta or a platter of fresh seafood, Savannah has an amazing selection of restaurants. Here is our list of the best southern food in Savannah.
1. The Olde Pink House
This elegant Colonial mansion is serving up intensive Southern cuisine is a stylish way. The Olde Pink House is dishing out scrumptious dishes including lump crab hush puppies with spicy peach remoulade and crispy fried lobster tails with sweet chili Dijon, bacon buttermilk whipped potatoes and butter beans. The Olde Pink House is one of Savannah’s most popular restaurants. Don’t miss out on this Southern classic.
Family-owed since 1943, this lovely Southern diner, located on 107 West Jones Street, serves delicious lunches to groups of people at communal tables. A line gathers each morning at 11 o’clock to get a seat at the large tables for ten, which are shared with strangers. Each tabletop is laden with platters of fried chicken, sweet potato soufflé, cornbread dressing, okra gumbo, corn muffins and biscuits. The menu changes daily.
3. Elizabeth on 37th
Elizabeth on 37th serves up delicious dishes made only with local seafood and seasonal produce! Enjoy spicy Savannah red rice with Georgia shrimp in an elegant, circa-1900 mansion! Chef Elizabeth Terry and her husband Michael want guests to have a wonderful experience while they munch on their culinary creations. Take your special someone to a romantic dinner at Elizabeth on 37th!
4. Alligator Soul
Consistently recommended by Savannah’s most discerning citizens and travelers, Alligator Soul is known for organic, fresh, local and regional fare. From delicious organic made cocktails to house made desserts prepared by its pasty chefs, Soul is a romantic and elegant downtown dining experience you do not want to miss! Alligator Soul offers the best Southern food in Savannah!
5. Vic’s on the River
Located at 26 East Bay Street between the Old Cotton Exchange building and City Hall, Vic’s is a fantastic place for a light lunch. From BBQ egg rolls to fried green tomatoes, every dish served is simply wonderful! With excellent service and an elegant atmosphere, Vic’s on the River is one of the top places for the best southern food in Savannah.
Now that you know the places that serve the best southern food in Savannah, it is time for you to come and try them for yourself! Your experience while in Savannah will be enhanced when you choose Presidents’ Quarters Inn as your bed and breakfast. Our selection of lovely rooms and suites are all elegantly decorated to match the southern charm of the city. Your stay comes with a full Southern breakfast each morning so your days will start off on a bright note. And after your visit to one of the restaurants that serve the best southern food in Savannah, you can relax with cordials in the parlor. Start planning your getaway to Savannah today!
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