There are exceptions, but in general many restaurants downtown rely almost entirely on visitors to Savannah, in our neighborhood the restaurants depend on repeat business from the locals.

Listed below are locally owned restaurants that we go to and are all 1.5 miles or less from the house. Prices are a meant as a guideline only. Click on the name to go to their website.

Please let us know if there are any restaurants you think we should add or delete!

WD = Easy Walking Distance
K-9 = Dogs Welcomed
$ = Inexpensive, tax, tip & out the door under $10 per person.
$$ = Moderate, tax, tip & out the door under $20 per person.
$$$ = High, tax, tip & out the door under $40 per person.
$$$$ = Someone else is paying.


$$$Alure Seafood & Contemporary Low Country Dinner only.
309 W Congress St.
Located downtown in a former cotton warehouse built in 1860, ingredients sourced locally, gluten free, vegetarian & vegan options.
WDK-9$$$Cotton & Rye Dinner
1801 Habersham, 2 blocks east and 2 blocks north.
Quickly becoming one of Savannah’s most popular restaurants with locals, great food and excellant service. Great pork chops! Ask for Tilly.
WD$Betty Bomber’s Lunch & Dinner
1108 Bull St. just south of Forsyth Park
Burgers, chili-cheese fries and a coke served in a bottle, open from 11 to midnight.
WD K-9 $ Sly’s Sliders and Fries 11AM to 6PM
1710 Abercorn and 35th St.Hand crafted sliders and old school hand cut french fries.
WDK-9$Foxy Loxy Cafe Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
1919 Bull St. at 35th St.
One block away on the other side of Thomas Sq. Great tacos, coffee, deserts, cheese, sausage, beer & wine.
$$Green Truck Pub Lunch & Dinner
2430 Habersham at 40th St.
When all you need is a great burger and a cold beer this is my favorite. A half mile away but they can get very crowded with locals so plan to eat early or have a long wait at the bar.
WD$$$$Elizabeth on 37th Dinner
105 E. 37th St. at Drayton St.
Savannah is lucky to have a restaurant of this caliber, two blocks from the house and their mint juleps are the best in the entire world!
WD$Back in the Day Bakery Breakfast & Lunch
2403 Bull St. at 40th St.
Everything is made from scratch every day and the scones are great.
$ Henry’s Breakfast & Lunch
28 Drayton St. at Congress, 2 blocks south of Bay St.
Simple straightforward diner for breakfast. Hove not been there for lunch yet. No website.
Leoci’s Trattoria


WDK-9$Brighter Day Foods Natural Foods
1102 Bull St at Park Ave.
All natural deli & grocery store. They have a carry out window so you can eat in the park. Bull St at and the south side of Forsyth Park.
K-9$$Vinnie van Go Go’s Pizza Lunch on weekends, dinner 7 days a week.
317 West Bryan St. The east side of Franklin St. & Montgomery St. in the City Market.
When we want a great pizza and a pitcher of beer we always get a table outside. No credit cards, cash only.
$$$The Olde Pink House Dinner
23 Abercorn St. at Bryan St. & Renyolds Sq.
Built in 1789 and by far the most romantic restaurant in town, it also has the highest rating for seafood. No website because they don’t need one.
  912-232-4286 ‎
K-9$Zunzi’s Sandwich Shop Lunch
108 E. York St. between Drayton & Oglethorpe Sq. Vegetarian and meat sandwich’s, great for lunch in one of the squares and popular with everyone who works in the neighborhood.
Zunzi’s 2 – Closed
K-9$$$J. Christopher’s Breakfast & Lunch
122 E. LibertySt. between Drayton & Abercorn.
This is the only chain restaurant we’ll go to and their skillet breakfasts are pretty good.
  912-236-7494 ‎