What’s new in burgeoning restaurant scene Savannah? As tourists and new locals flock to town, the demand for unique and high end restaurants has increased. Here are the newest additions to the 2019 Savannah restaurant openings not to be missed.Read More
7 Hottest New Restaurants in Savannah
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1. Starland Yard
Can’t agree on what to eat? Starland Yard offers a variety of rotating food trucks like Burrito Royale alongside host restaurant Vittoria Pizzeria where chef Kyle Jacovina tosses Neapolitan-style pies. Upon entering Starland Yard, open a tab at the check-in booth where they provide a wristband for all food trucks and Vittoria Pizzeria. Secondary wristbands are available to those enjoying over 21 options. Live music and special events often grace the Starland Yard.
2. Squirrel’s Pizza
Located in the revitalized Savannah neighborhood of the Starland District, young professionals and investors alike have been moving into the area just minutes from downtown. Serving pizza, sandwiches, craft beer, wine, and cocktails the restaurant is sure to please. Part bar and part restaurant with a European vibe, it lends itself to both new and old world. Utilizing fresh ingredients made in house or sourced through boutique vendors, Squirrel’s Pizza has cranked out pecan-wood-fired masterpieces since opening.
3. The Fat Radish
Fat Radish opened its newly renovated doors on June 11, 2019. Chef Nick Wilber focuses on locally sourced ingredients while adding a higher level of dining near the city market. Try the green peanut hummus to share before enjoying the flounder almondine. Fat Radish is open for brunch, lunch, and dinner.
4. Flock to the Wok
Did someone say dumplings? Flock to the Wok is a family style Chinese restaurant with a modern twist. From veteran-owned Savannah restaurant group Ele and the Chef, Flock to the Wok is new to Whitaker Street in the heart of the Savannah Historic district. A trendy interior and a various range of handmade dumplings can start, or cap off, any night.
5. Savoy Society
Think trend-setting cocktail bar with small plate options perfect for after work drinks. Savoy Society offers draft beer as well as wine and custom cocktails on tap like the Chatham Artillery Punch. Shareable plates include both traditional items like the cheese plate to more innovative options including the octopus tostadas. Crispy spam sliders for those unwilling to share are a must. The vinyl-only music will be playing throughout the bar perfect for the inner hipster.
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6. St. Neo's Brasserie
Hotel restaurants can often be overlooked as viable dining options. However, this seafood restaurant led by Christopher Meenan is not to be missed. Full raw bar selections as well as shared plates and mains like the crispy red snapper round out an excellent menu. Saint Neo’s Brasserie is located in the newly opened Historic Drayton Hotel just steps from all of the Savannah nightlife.
7. Broughton Common
The Togosa Mimosa — a $12 all-you-can-drink mimosas are available daily at Broughton Commons. Pair the mimosa with the brunch menu, which starts at 10 a.m., to kick off a walking and drinking tour of Savannah. This newly renovated space comes from the owner’s of the Ordinary Pub but with a new twist: it’s above ground.