Shopping and Dining
Casual or fine, it’s here in Savannah. With one-of-a-kind eateries and boutiques, eating and shopping are a heavenly experience.
Historic Savannah Shops and Restaurants
The only hard part will be deciding whether to shop first or eat first. We recommend working up an appetite by shopping first. Savannah offers high fashion boutiques as well as also unique stores with items like southern antiques and specialty gourmet foods and beverages. Once you’ve had your fill of retail therapy, pick the perfect restaurant to sate your hunger. You’ll be within walking distance of some of the top restaurants and shops in Savannah when you stay at Suites at Bay.
The Salt Table
Ranked by Trip Advisor as the #1 Place to Shop in Savannah, The Salt Table is the place to go for outdoor cooking essentials. With a long list of BBQ flavors and rubs, The Salt Table will have your mouth watering with anticipation.
24e Design Co.
Eclectic home furnishings and accessories make 24e Design Co. downtown Savannah’s premier lifestyle store. Combining southern, global, and urban, 24e Design Co. is for people looking for something other than the typical chain home store. Seeking to capitalize on unique finds for people wanting to express their individuality, 24e Design Co. is perfect for shoppers looking for anything but typical.
Savannah’s City Market is packed with unique boutiques, art galleries, and souvenir shops. Find the perfect hat or scarf at one of the many clothing stores, pick up a commemorative souvenir of your trip, or purchase a stunning piece of art crafted by one of Savannah’s many talented local artists. No matter what you’re looking for, City Market has it. And if they don’t, one of the shops on Broughton, Bay, or River Streets does.
The Olde Pink House
Enjoy new southern-style cuisine in an 18th Century mansion. You’ll feel sophisticated, but casual attire is welcome. One of Savannah’s most popular restaurants, The Olde Pink House features live entertainment, including a piano bar, and outdoor dining nightly. Come out and try specialty menu items like a mouthwatering fried green tomato sandwich and southern-style fried chicken.
Ruth’s Chris Steak House
Indulge in a USDA prime steak that arrives sizzling on a 500-degree plate at Ruth’s Chris Steak House. You’ll definitely want to order a bottle of wine from their award-winning list so you can fully relax and socialize with old and new friends. The spacious bar area and elegant dining rooms are great for business dinners, private parties, and date nights. Ruth’s Chris looks forward to treating you to the finest steak dinner in town.
Vic’s on the River
Vic’s on the River is located in an old cotton warehouse overlooking the Savannah River and Historic River Street. Guests can dine under centuries-old live oaks that overlook historic Factors Walk. Along with spectacular views, Vic’s menu reflects his vision for blending Savannah’s southern charm with sophistication. You won’t want to miss the fresh local seafood selections. They even welcome pets in their outdoor area.
B. Matthew’s Eatery
B. Matthew’s Eatery is a rarity because this bistro serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and brunch in Savannah’s Historic District. With beginnings as a casual deli and bakery, B. Matthew’s has evolved into a full-service eatery. Serving a variety of traditional and New American-style dishes, only the freshest, seasonal, and highest quality ingredients are utilized.
Wet Willie’s is a Savannah bar and restaurant that is a riverfront tradition. Founded in 1990, Wet Willie’s has the greatest variety of drinks in Savannah. One of the most fun aspects of the place is the alcohol slushie drink that has attained perfection at Wet Willie’s. In addition to the original drinks and atmosphere is the savory food. Karaoke is featured on certain nights and breakfast is served daily.
The Funky Brunch Café
They don’t call it funky for no reason. Customers will have an original dining experience that includes sitting at tables with griddles built into them. You’ll select your batter and your toppings (think blueberry, chocolate chip, and granola) and then it’s time to cook ‘em up right at your own table. Open seven days a week, The Funky Brunch Café serves delicious foods for breakfast, brunch, and lunch.
Savannah Smiles Dueling Pianos
You’re sure to have a blast at this late night dueling-piano saloon. If you love to have fun with nonstop entertainment and tons of liquor and beer options, you’ve come to the right place. Perfect for bachelorette, birthday, and corporate parties, the fun never stops at Savannah Smiles. Come to the place whose motto is “any excuse for a party.”
The Bar Bar
Underground and constructed of stone, The Bar Bar is located in the City Market area. The Bar Bar offers an inviting down home space where you can place some free games like foosball, pool, and Monopoly, and indulge in some adult beverages. There’s a different vibe in each room, so be sure to check them all out. One thing is for sure—they are ready to help you have some fun.
Kevin Barry’s Irish Pub
The balcony overlooks the breathtaking Savannah River so you can watch the ships come into port. Traditional Irish and American cuisine are prepared fresh to order, so grab a beer and relax. When you’re done ship watching, take a trip to the second floor so you can pay tribute to our heroic men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice. When you head back down to the first floor, get ready for the music room where you’ll enjoy unwinding to some folk music. With a bit of everything, Kevin Barry’s Irish Pub is a great choice for an atypical pub experience.
Who doesn’t love good live entertainment? Formerly known as Velvet Elvis, The Jinx is a hip watering hole that books rock, metal, alternative, country, and hip-hop shows. It’s where the cool people go to hear all things music. With extras like tables painted like Ms. Pac Man and air conditioning vents painted like the snake in Beetlejuice, funky vibe describes The Jinx perfectly.
More Popular Restaurants and Bars in the Area:
- Vinnie Van GoGo's
- The Pirates' House
- The Lady and Sons
- Jazz'd Tapas Bar
- Rocks on the Roof at the Bohemian
- Fiddler’s Crab House
- Moon River Brewing Co
- The Mirage
- Churchill's Pub
- World of Beer
- Goose Feathers Cafe
- Tondee’s Tavern
- Hang Fire
- World of Beer
- The Coffee Fox
- The Shrimp Factory
- Boar’s Head Grill & Tavern
- Joe's Crab Shack