When in the South, brunch is not only popular but quite possibly a requirement. After a night out in Savannah, nothing compares to sitting at brunch overlooking the squares with water, coffee, and a bloody mary. While tourists and locals descend on Savannah for its history and beauty, the culinary experience is starting to become the main event rather than an afterthought. Here’s where to brunch in Savannah.Read More
9 Standout Spots for Brunch in Savannah
Where to go for a bloody mary bar or plenty of eggs Benedict
Rhett is housed on the ground floor in the upscale Alida Hotel. Rhett’s brunch is offered Monday to Sunday in case brunching on the weekend just isn’t enough. Menu items range from classics like the shrimp and grits to the over-the-top Rhett burger. Bellini and mimosa brunch cocktails are available in addition to the new bloody mary bar with six available variations for those looking to spice up their morning.
Myrtle & Rose
Located on the top of the 3 Muses hotel within the Plant Riverside District, this rooftop restaurant has a view of the Savannah river and Talmadge bridge. Jazz brunch starts with fancy cocktails and champagne. The Myrtle Benedict consisting of smoked salmon, poached egg with garlic spinach, and hollandaise, will help soak up all those brunch drinks.
The eye-opener drinks welcome morning brunch goers with either a Husk mimosa or a Husk bloody mary, which includes 22 ingredients, bringing a new meaning to a liquid diet. Traditionally Southern, locally sourced menu items dominate the brunch menu, like the shrimp and grits and hot fried chicken. Husk Savannah offers outdoor dining options looking over the old oak trees in Savannah.
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Located at the end of the Savannah Historic District in the Thompson Hotel, Fleeting Restaurant adds lighter brunch options to the area. Specialty coffee and tea drinks compliment the summer vegetable bowl and the pineapple and berry salad. Both hotel guests and locals enjoy this recently opened restaurant.
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Collins Quarter at Forsyth
Looking over Forsyth Park, Collins Quarter on Forsyth is only open for brunch or lunch. The spiced lavender mocha will satisfy any caffeine craving, while “mushies” on toast consisting of chevre, wild mushrooms, and kale pistou kickstart the morning. Yes, a full bar is available for those who want to sit at the tables, with a drink in hand, to watch the most visited park in Savannah come alive.
With a DJ spinning vinyl on the first Sunday of every month, Hop Atomica brings the brunch dance party to the neighborhood. Along with the regular menu, Hop Atomic adds brunch pizza, waffles, and lox bagel with additional rotating dishes. Craft beer and craft cocktails extend the brunch hours into the evening.
Troupial restaurant has a new bright location, but it is not new to the food and beverage world. Troupial transformed from pop-ups to a brick and mortar in Savannah and now has a new permanent home. With a Venezuelan background, owner Majo Laprea Rodríguez focuses on bringing soulful street food to the city of Savannah. With an arepa bar, specialty coffee drinks, and fresh-baked bread, this small local favorite is always busy in the morning.
Sitting on the edge of Ardsley Park, Ardsley Station positions itself as the neighborhood living room bringing the community to the table for Sunday brunch. Brunch plates include the traditional breakfast items alongside less traditional fare like the Animal, which is a homemade buttermilk biscuit with sausage patty, pulled pork, egg, cheese, and fries.
Sea Wolf Tybee
Every Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sea Wolf breaks out the CBGB Brunch which involves live country or bluegrass music. The brunch menu includes vegan chorizo tacos, eggs Benedict, biscuits and gravy with fancy sauce, as well as oysters, gourmet hot dogs, and smorgasbords available all day.
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