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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.

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“This exquisite farm to table restaurant is only one block from the Depot. Daily specialty drinks are served to compliment each dish on the menu. Dinner only and reservations required.”
30 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Great, centrally-located breakfast/lunch diner. Classic breakfast options, indoor and outdoor seating, and I especially love this place for their collection of artwork and great natural light (from the glass garage door front).”
19 locals recommend
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“Great food, people, and atmosphere. I love that you can eat out on the dock. It's secluded and perfect for an evening on the water. ”
17 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“The Jepson is part of the Telefair Museum in downtown Savannah. It has more modern art and installations for viewing.”
30 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Our cobblestone street along the Savannah River has it all! Many nightclubs, bars, and restaurants to suit your out on the town needs. ”
30 locals recommend
Bar
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“When I want a little dancing, drinks, and maybe a tasty flatbread, I make a bee line to this rooftop on a Friday night.”
27 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“The famous Pirates House Restaurant and Tavern is right next to Trustees Gardens for a family friendly dining experience. Great southern cuisine with many seafood options. A southern buffet is offered on weekdays. The kids will love the stories of Blackbeard roaming the halls long ago with a pirates visiting tour table. A staple of Savannah’s Historic District.”
15 locals recommend
Premise
“Picturesque Savannah! This historic site puts the beautiful live oak canopy on full display! I’d recommend snapping a quick Pinterest pic on your way out of Savannah.”
17 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Great porch for beers and margaritas and their shrimp tacos rock! This is also three block walk away. So convenient. ”
29 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Delicious, great service. My favorite is the red curry bowl or the fish sandwich. ”
11 locals recommend
Bar
“Everyone's favorite dive bar with tons of local history (including a visit by Jimmy Carter). Stop in for cheap drinks and a raucous time.”
20 locals recommend
Café
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“East Downtown Open for a breakfast and lunch? Closes after lunch. Great family atmosphere”
23 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Naturally right in the heart of the Starland District and named after the old dairy which still dominates the area, The Starland Cafe is known for wonderful and made from scratch eclectic dishes. Try the “Kitchen Sink” Salad!”
22 locals recommend
Museum
“SCAD(Savannah College of Arts and Design) played an integral role in the historical preservation of Savannah. Make sure to check out the Jepson Center, too.”
16 locals recommend
Store
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“Cute, cozy coffee shop that has the feeling of hanging out in your English grandmother's home. This spot is centrally located, hosts local art shows, and is a great spot to work.”
32 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“A flat hike to a natural retreat. Close to the river, and just a great place to take a stroll and enjoy the natural beauty created in this world.”
21 locals recommend