Hidden Gems: Savannah

10 STOPS | 12 MILES | 49 min

The city of Savannah is a profoundly colorful swirl of Low Country flavors that taste of old-time Dixie, of the Low Country, of African-American soul, and of the modern South. This roster of Roadfood favorites is only a start to savoring a city that is an eater’s dream.


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.


Sisters of the New South

Believe Sisters' motto: Real Southern Cooking. Cafeteria-style soul food at this Savannah, Georgia, restaurant is classic, from smothered shrimp to cobbler.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.