Taste of Savannah


For adventurous seekers of Roadfood, a brief visit to Savannah can be frustrating. There are too many good eateries to savor them all. Of course, one wants great seafood, of which there is plenty at Pearl’s Saltwater Grill and Driftaway Cafe. For soul food, consider BBQ ribs at Randy’s and breakfast at Narobia’s Grits & Gravy. More breakfast essentials include bacon at Two Cracked Eggs, hoppel poppel at Clary’s Cafe, and buttermilk biscuits at Back In the Day Bakery. How about a cutting-edge New American lunch counter (Grey’s Market)? Sweet tooths will find ecstasy in the South’s most famous cookies at Byrd’s, artisan ice pops at Savannah Square Pops, and sundaes at century-old Leopold’s ice cream parlor. No visit is complete without a boarding-house meal at legendary Mrs. Wilkes Dining Room — true Americana. But, should your appetite yearn for a taste of Britain — such as steak & kidney pie, Victoria sponge, or Cornish pasty — Pie Society fills the bill.


Pie Society

Savannah's isle of British pies, both sweet and savory, is a casual corner cafe great for breakfast, lunch, snacks, and take-away meals.


Two Cracked Eggs

No shortcuts are taken to create the mighty, country-style meals that make Two Cracked Eggs a best bet for breakfast or lunch at the River in Savannah.



From-scratch ice cream made the old-fashioned way and served in a charming downtown parlor has made Leopold's a Savannah sweet-tooth destination for 100 years.


Crystal Beer Parlor

Savannah's oldest restaurant is a place to eat, drink & socialize. The broad menu includes burgers, seafood, Greek fare & craft brews galore.


Mrs. Wilkes Dining Room

Mrs. Wilkes' tables are crowded with platters of fried chicken, cornbread dressing, sweet potato souffles, and more. It's a Savannah legend, always crowded.


Clary’s Cafe

For hearty breakfast in Savannah, Georgia, Clary's Cafe is gem. Corned beef hash is some of the best anywhere. Also, try crazy, mixed-up Hoppel Poppel.


Narobia’s Grits & Gravy

Narobia's Grits & Gravy is a friendly Savannah neighborhood soul food restaurant where breakfast is best, especially shrimp & grits and superb French toast.


Back in the Day Bakery

At Savannah's Back in the Day Bakery you will find the best sea salt-topped biscuits with pillowy insides ready for hot pepper jam and spicy pimento cheese.

Must Eats

Pearl’s Saltwater Grill

Fifteen minutes from downtown Savannah, Pearl's is an oasis of coastal calm, offering expertly prepared seafood plain & fancy, and splendid waterside seating.


Randy’s Bar-B-Q

Legendary smoke-cooked ribs make Randy's a BBQ-lover's must-eat in Savannah. Come early prepared to wait, and be aware that there is no seating whatever.

Must Eats

Grey Market

Lunch counter, grocery, corner store: the Grey Market is a neighborhood jewel where the blue-collar menu is cooked with blue-ribbon savoir faire.


Savannah Square Pops

Artisan ice pops, each named after one of Savannah's 22 famous squares and composed of the finest ingredients, express Savannah Square Pops' mission of quality.


Driftaway Cafe

In the old Savannah-area community of Sandfly, Driftaway Cafe serves casual coastal cuisine right for quick lunch or dallying supper (with live music).


Byrd’s Famous Cookies

Byrd's crisp little cookies range from chocolate chip and Scotch oatmeal to Key lime, salted caramel, and benne wafers. A coast favorite since 1924.