savannah city marketThe history and life of Savannah is seen through the people, the cuisine, and the natural beauty of the cobblestone streets and parks. When you come to visit the classic city, you will have numerous opportunities to experience the true Savannah lifestyle. We enjoy wandering through the Savannah City Market. This Market is the perfect place for dining, shopping and enjoying entertainment. Whether you are just looking for a slice of pizza or a plate of local seafood, the Savannah City Market is the place to go. The charm of the Market will swipe you back in time. Here are a few things to know about the Savannah City Market.

The Savannah City Market has been the commercial and social center of the city since the early 1700’s. The City Market is located on the original site of the market used by farmers and traders of all kinds to sell their goods and wares. Offering the best of what is old and what is new, the Market is comprised of a four-block area of restored warehouses and shop fronts. The City Market is located adjacent to Ellis Square. The charm of the Market is undeniable. Take an afternoon to explore the open air-marketplace. Whether you are looking for entertainment, shopping, or dining, The Market is the ideal place to be.

The Savannah City Market offers some of the best dining in the entire city. From 5 star restaurants to quaint cafes, you are sure to find something that satisfies your hunger. One place we love to dine is the Café at City Market. The Café offers a variety of things, from authentic Italian pizza to classic sandwiches. Don’t forget to finish your meal with a delicious dessert! Another fantastic place to enjoy something good to eat is the Pie Society. Specializing in handmade savory and sweet pies, pasties, quiches and desserts, the Pie Society is a traditional British Bakery. Everything at this adorable bakery is made from scratch, making it that much better! Stop by for breakfast, lunch or dinner!

The shopping can’t be beat at the Savannah City Market. The blend of modern art galleries to yesteryear knickknack shops makes finding the perfect gift or souvenir easy and stress-free. Shoppers will discover freshly made candy, unique artwork, and a large variety of gifts in the different stores featured at the Market. Stop by All Things Georgia and find something to remember the city by. Head over to Byrd Cookie Company and grab a sweet treat to enjoy while walking around the Market.

The Savannah City Market is a fantastic place to spend your time in the city. While you are planning which store or restaurant you want to visit first, make sure you have a place to stay. 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. We hope to see you soon!

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Photo courtesy Britt Reints.