river street savannah gaIf you are looking for a fun-filled day of shopping, eating, and sightseeing, taking a walk along River Street in Savannah, GA, is the way to go. In historic downtown Savannah, River Street guides pedestrians along the Savannah River. You are able to take the family for a walk and a bite to eat during the day, or you can stay out later and enjoy the night life. Regardless of what you’re looking for, River Street has the perfect spot for you. Here are a few of our favorites.

River Street Restaurants

Huey’s On the River
Huey’s combines the great tastes of the Lowcountry and New Orleans into one restaurant. Get some steamed oysters as an appetizer and then the crawfish etoufee as your entrée.

River House Seafood
At River House Seafood you can watch the ships sail by while enjoying your delicious meal. Get the shrimp and grits for just $11, or go all out and order the 16-ounce ribeye.

Olympia Café
Offering the best of Greece and the rest of the Mediterranean, Olympia Café has a huge variety of options. Olympia Café also has your caffeine covered with more than 20 flavors of coffee and cappuccino.

River Street Bars

Kevin Barry’s Irish Pub
For a relaxed atmosphere at an excellent Irish joint, head to Kevin Barry’s Irish Pub to get the best Guinness in town.

Warehouse Bar & Grille
This a great place to come have a drink at catch a live band. You can also enjoy a signature burger, or try the massive Gut Buster (2 ½ patties, ¼ pound bacon, cheese sticks, chili, tater tots, philly meat, 3 cheeses, on two grilled cheese buns).

Wet Willie’s
If an ice cold beer isn’t your thing, you can head to Wet Willie’s and have your choice of more than a dozen sweet, slushy drinks.

River Street Shops

River Street Market Place
The River Street Market Place is a shopping lover’s haven. With more than 70 booths for vendors, you can shop for everything in this one area.

Savannah’s Candy Kitchen
Satisfy every inch of your sweet tooth by taking a trip to Savannah’s Candy Kitchen. Get a southern pecan pie, some salt water taffy, or some caramel popcorn. These are just a few of the delicious options at the Candy Kitchen!

For anyone looking to take a walk down River Street in Savannah, GA, there is one fantastic option in terms of accommodations. The Presidents’ Quarters Inn is just a few blocks away and is the perfect place for you and the family. This Savannah boutique hotel offers 16 different rooms, all named after former Presidents of the United States who visited Georgia’s first city. Every morning you stay, you can expect a gourmet breakfast prepared to order. This can energize you for your trip to River Street. And when you’ve shopped enough, you can come back in the afternoon and enjoy hors d’oeuvres and wine.

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