The Best Eats in Georgia with a Side of History
If you’re a foodie with a taste for history, then Savannah is the destination for you. With its cobblestone streets and antebellum architecture, Savannah promises not just a visual treat but also a culinary journey that’s sure to leave your taste buds dancing.
Contact our flight coordinators today and plan a gastronomic adventure you won’t soon forget. Let’s stroll Savannah’s historic streets together as we explore some of its most renowned restaurants.
Housed in a restored 1938 Greyhound bus terminal, The Grey has become one of Savannah’s best-known culinary treasures. Helmed by James Beard Award-winning chef Mashama Bailey, the menu features southern staples with a master chef’s finishing touches. The smothered grouper is a stunning entrée, and the chicken country captain is the best rendition of the classic chicken-and-rice dish we’ve ever tasted.
For those craving traditional Southern comfort food, Mrs. Wilkes Dining Room is a must-visit. This cash-only, no-reservations, communal-table restaurant is a favorite of Barack Obama and is famous for its Southern-style fried chicken. Don’t leave without trying the iconic meatloaf.
Showcasing the best of Southern cuisine with a modern twist, the Savannah outpost of chef Sean Brock’s pan-Southern restaurant, Husk, never disappoints. Dive into their creamy Georgia shrimp and grits or relish the rich flavors of the duck confit. This restaurant is a testament to the timeless charm of Southern cooking.
Start your culinary tour with a visit to 45 Bistro, located in the heart of historic Savannah. Dive into the rich and flaky North Atlantic salmon or indulge in the succulent wet-aged ribeye. This upscale eatery combines classic elegance with a modern twist, promising a delightful experience.
Noble Fare offers a low-lit, romantic ambiance for a special occasion dinner. The coffee-rubbed pork tenderloin is an aromatic experience, while the braised beef short ribs melt in your mouth.
This renovated bank-turned-restaurant serves dishes worth their weight in gold. The Vault promises an unforgettable experience with Asian-inspired dishes like spicy tuna tartare and miso salmon bringing a contemporary global touch to Savannah’s dining scene.
For a lively atmosphere paired with flavorful dishes, head to Jazz’d Tapas Bar. Their Thai chicken lettuce wraps offer a burst of freshness, while the low country fried shrimp taco will have your toes tapping in time.
Bask in the Prohibition-era vibe while sipping on craft cocktails at Repeal 33 — their whiskey list hits all the high notes. If you seek a combination of fine dining and breathtaking views, Vici Rooftop is the spot.
No culinary tour is complete without dessert. Indulge your sweet tooth with the signature strawberry suspension cake at Lulu’s. This dessert not only looks heavenly but tastes divine.
Savannah Food Tour
Every Savannah street corner echoes with history, and the city’s vibrant culinary scene is a testament to its culinary heritage. Savannah’s mild winter weather is ideal for languid strolls along the waterfront and relaxing evenings spent enjoying a fine meal.
Grab your walking shoes, bring your appetite, and let the flavors of Savannah whisk you away on a historic culinary journey. Call Global Air Charters today to arrange your charter flight to Savannah!