Savannah's moderate temperatures allow the joy of dining al fresco most months out of the year, which means there are plenty of downtown Savannah restaurants and bars to choose from! Plan on bringing your #luckypup to one of our pet-friendly vacation rentals? These spots are always happy to host your pooch and will usually provide a water bowl and some snakcs to keep Fido happy.
1. Bull Street Taco
Off the beaten path, Bull Street taco is a hidden gem located in Savannah’s Midtown. On any given weeknight you'll find locals and tourists alike sipping on house margaritas and snacking on their guacamole. Apart from light snacks, they specializing in tacos, tostados, and bowls so there's something for everyone!
Must Try: Red Chile Tempura Cauliflower Tacos w/ a Strawberry Mexican Mule.
2. El Coyote Rooftop Oyster Bar
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Make time on your travel agenda to catch the sunset on the rooftop bar of El Coyote Oyster Bar, Savannah's newest rooftop hot spot. Located atop their sister restaurant known for killer tacos, El Coyote, the bar is lit with dreamy string lights and is the perfect place to perch and enjoy fresh seafood and cocktails.
Must Try: Shrimp Ceviche w/ Raw Oysters on the Half Shell and a glass of bubbly.
3. Peregrin Rooftop Bar
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Known for the best view in Savannah, the Peregrin is located on top of the Perry Lane Hotel and makes for the perfect vacay selfie. Their fresh-from-the-tap frosé cocktail is so popular that the hotel boasts the largest order of Aperol in the entire country! Don't miss this local gem.
Must Try: Frozen specialty cocktails, pick between the Frose or Maritime Daiquiri.
4. The Public Kitchen and Bar
A Savannah favorite, The Public Kitchen & Bar can be enjoyed both outside and in. Serving high quality ingredients in a stylish, casual environment, you'll want to add this to your list!
Must Try: Savannah Shrimp & Grits w/ a glass of Aveleda Vinho Verde.
5. Fox & Fig, Plant-Based Cafe
Savannah's first completely plant-based cafe, Fox & Fig is sure to satisfy even the biggest meat eaters around. Their menu spans from tempeh, tacos, and even "Impossible" burgers. They're a great choice for brunch or lunch!
Must Try: Vegan Almond Croissant w/ a "Milky" Shake
6. The Collins Quarter
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Known as the brunch mecca of downtown, The Collins Quarter is always packed to the brim - and for good reason. Owner Anthony Debreceny brings an Australian flair to brunch faves in the US. Don't make it for breakfast? They're open for dinner and the menu is just as amazing!
Must Try: Avocado Smash w/ an Aussie Iced Coffee.
7. The Deck on Tybee
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Tybee's only beachfront bar and restaurant, The Deck is a must-do after a full day of soaking up the Savannah sun. They have indoor/outdoor seating and a stunning view of the water.
Must Try: Aloha Tuna w/ a Coastal Empire Tybee Blonde.
8. The Wyld Dock Bar
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Located about 20 minutes South of downtown, The Wyld is a local-favorite situated right on the coastal waterways. While many locals will arrive by boat, visitors are welcome to drive and park. The atmosphere is very casual but with a sophisticated menu expected at a fine dining establishment. Be sure to catch the sunset here!
Must Try: Local Crudo and Scallop Corn Fritters w/ a Pink Lemonade Arnold Palmer.
9. The Grove
With two floors each with a full-service bar and a rooftop deck with incredible views of City Market, The Grove is an ideal place to sit a spell and enjoy eachother's company.
Must Try: Cajun Angels and Honey Drizzle Fries w/ a ‘Champagne Pop’ cocktail.
10. Topdeck Bar & Grill
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Sip a cocktail and watch the massive cargo ships float down the river at this casual rooftop bar above the Cotton Sail Hotel.
Must Try: House Truffle Pretzel w/ Savannah’s local Southbound Scattered Sun Witbier.