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Best things to do in Savannah

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Asian Restaurant
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“The slightly more upscale sister restaurant of The Flying Monk (listed below), The Vault is housed in an old bank building in The Starland District and features the most popular Asian fusion dishes from all of the owner’s restaurants. They are open daily for lunch and dinner. ”
25 locals recommend
Point of Interest
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“American Legion Post 135 is truly a local bar and has one of the most diverse groups of bar-goers you'll ever likely encounter. With free pool, darts, and the cheapest drinks in town (from $2 each!) it attracts all sorts of people. They are cash only, but they have an ATM onsite. They also have amazing food via Betty Bombers! ”
30 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Everyone's favorite pizza in Savannah, Vinnie's serves by the slice as well as whole pies. It's super cheap and open late but damn good and you'll find yourself eating there a lot if you move here! Just remember, it's cash only. ”
29 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Great museum, manageable size. Just a stroll from the airbnb, approx 10 minutes.”
28 locals recommend
Clothes Shop
“Step back in time and on original Ballastone lined streets. Flats recommended. Enjoy a stroll along the river front and see how cotton was criered. Also, learn about the history of the tunnels under Savannah and their purpose.”
26 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“Granduer Oak Avenue. Tabby Ruins of Fort Wymberly and Battery Wymberly, the site of military fortifications. Also, can you guess what Movie was filmed here on site?”
28 locals recommend
Bar
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“In the same vein as Garibaldi’s, Circa is a great places for drinks if you’re not in the mood for a dive bar. The bar half of the French restaurant is beautifully decorated and dimly lit, and has a largely local customer base despite its location in the heart of downtown. (You can order food on the bar side as well. If you’re a burger lover, theirs is one of the best burgers in town!) ”
30 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Located right in the center of downtown Savannah, this spot is a great choice for amazing food and spirits. Great lunch choice, especially if you are on a walk through the city.”
25 locals recommend
Meal Delivery
“Have the late night munchies? Betty Bombers is the bomb. Plus they deliver to the Depot. ”
39 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“A converted railway car doling out BBQ sandwiches, combination plates & smoked meats by the pound.”
22 locals recommend
Asian Restaurant
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“The Flying Monk is a casual eatery featuring expertly prepared, fresh cut noodle dishes that draw from the cuisines of various Asian nations including Vietnam, Malaysia, China, Thailand, Laos, and Korea. It’s consistently high quality and is a favorite amongst locals and visitors alike. ”
20 locals recommend
Bakery
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“A rustic little cafe and bakery that’s slightly off the beaten path, Maté Factor has a loyal local following and is operated by The Twelve Tribes as one of several stores scattered across the county. Perfect for a quiet place to grab a scone and yerba maté! Be sure to look for the wild “Peacemaker” bus that’s usually parked outside.”
24 locals recommend
Gourmet Shop
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“A true local Savannah business, Savannah Bee Company is a must visit. Though they've gotten bigger and more widely known in the past few years it's still the same little company run by Ted the beekeeper. Be sure to visit the original store on Broughton St. and be extra special sure to go in for the mead tasting!”
17 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“The Tanger Outlet mall is an open air mall, near the Savannah-Hilton Head Airport in Pooler, Ga. It's about a 15 minute drive from downtown. ”
12 locals recommend
Bar
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“A full bar...that serves desserts...and fancy coffee / tea drinks...thats open late 7 days a week..sign me up!”
34 locals recommend
Bar
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“Elizabeth on 37th has been a fixture of Savannah’s fine dining scene since it opened in 1981. Savannah is famous for its hospitality (it earned the nickname “The Hostess City” for good reason), and Elizabeth has arguably the best service in town. The menu is understated and classic and utilizes fresh coastal seafood, local produce and herbs and edible flowers from the restaurant’s own garden. ”
21 locals recommend