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8 New Restaurants to Check Out in Savannah

From a Korean steakhouse to pizza and beer

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Opening a restaurant in general is difficult but how about opening one during the year 2020-21? While many places around the city were closing doors forever, a few were able to open and even thrive during a pandemic. The new kids on the block are already making a mark on the Savannah food scene. Get that open container hand ready, time to eat and drink Savannah.

Disclaimer: A number of restaurants on this map have resumed dine-in service. However, this should not be taken as endorsement for dining in, as there are still safety concerns: for updated information on coronavirus cases, please visit the Georgia Department of Health. Studies indicate that there is a lower exposure risk when outdoors, but the level of risk involved with patio dining is contingent on restaurants following strict social distancing and other safety guidelines.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Stone & Webster Chophouse

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400 W River St
Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 373-9066
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Stone & Webster is vying for the best upscale steakhouse in Savannah. Dim lights, steak knives and shareable sides stages a romantic setting for a celebration or just a date night. The Filet paired with a glass of red wine is a well received favorite. Heavy on the meats and seafood options, vegetarians might want to stay clear. With an open kitchen at the front of the restaurant, the back room is a quieter option for a table for two.

fancy steakhouse dining room
Stone & Webster Chophouse dining room
Stone & Webster Chophouse

2. Myrtle & Rose Rooftop Garden

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500 W River St
Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 373-9080
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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. Is there really any other way to start a Sunday? The Myrtle Benedict consisting of smoked salmon, poached egg with garlic spinach and hollandaise, will help soak up all those brunch drinks.

Rooftop seating
Myrtle & Rose Rooftop Garden
Myrtle & Rose Rooftop Garden

3. Madame Butterfly

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110 W Congress St
Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 999-8539
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Madame Butterfly is a Korean steak house and Japanese hot pot. From veteran owned Savannah restaurant group Ele and the Chef, Madame Butterfly is the new concept located on W Congress St. in the heart of the Savannah historic district. Madame Butterfly provides diversity in dining options to the city of Savannah most known for its Lowcountry cuisine to the and settles in nicely for both tourists and locals alike. 

Dining room at Madame Butterfly
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4. Collins Quarter at Forsyth

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621 Drayton St
Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 298-6544
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Looking over Forsyth Park, Collins Quarter at Forsyth is the sister restaurant to Collins Quarter.  Only open for brunch or lunch, the spiced lavender mocha will satisfy a caffeine craving, while Mushies on Toast will topple the avocado toast trend with wild mushroom medley, baby kale and kale pistou, cream cheese/goat cheese spread, pickled shallot, sunny side up egg on three seeded toast. People watching the most visited park in Savannah is just a bonus. Yes, a full bar is available if wanting to take a cocktail to-go and enjoy that open container law.

eggs, avocados, and fries
Breakfast at Collins Quarter
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5. Common Thread

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122 E 37th St
Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 944-7482
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Common Thread originates from the owners of FARM Bluffton. Sourcing local and in-season dishes while adding features from around the world like the butternut squash with farro verde, spiced pumpkin seed za’atar-mizuno. Common Thread also keeps local southern specialties like the shrimp entree but now adds peanut braised collards to change it up. Imagine food fashioned from all over the world but now set in the scene of a historic 1890’s remodeled Savannah house. It’s probably not haunted. This highly anticipated restaurant will seat inside and outside on the patio. When people come to the table, the common thread is always good food.

6. Hop Atomica

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535 E 39th St
Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 335-2715
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Hop Atomica is the newest brewery to open in Savannah. Along with rotating beers and seltzers, enjoy wood-fired pizza, tacos, or salads. With an outdoor walk up bar and open patio seating, Hop Atomica is designed to welcome the local Starland neighbors to come in and share a beer. Live music, local vendor pop-ups and movie nights add to the community vibe. 

pizza with basil
Pizza at Hop Atomica
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7. Finches Sandwiches & Sundries

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2600 Mechanics Ave
Thunderbolt, GA 31404
(912) 509-8053
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Finches Sandwiches and Sundries, formerly a garage, now transformed into a stylish neighborhood eatery is the ultimate take-out joint. Serving outside seating or to-go options only, rotating names like “Inappropriate Emoji” eggplant sandwich or the “Skinny Italian with an Attitude” pork belly sandwich will offer a second glance from the other customers. The shop offers bottles of wine or beer  to share with others or alone while sitting on the patio.

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Finches Sandwiches & Sundries
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8. Sea Wolf

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106 S Campbell Ave
Tybee Island, GA 31328

Everything is better by the beach, especially cocktails. From the owners of the Lone Wolf, the Sea Wolf brings the same eclectic non-pretentious neighborhood bar feel to the island. With wood paneling, neon pink lights, a hanging hotdog and seafaring art work, The Sea Wolf is kitchy but playing it cool. Known for their champagne, oysters on the half shell, wagyu hot dogs with rotating toppings and vegan options, Sea Wolf brings class to a whole new level.

1. Stone & Webster Chophouse

400 W River St, Savannah, GA 31401
fancy steakhouse dining room
Stone & Webster Chophouse dining room
Stone & Webster Chophouse

Stone & Webster is vying for the best upscale steakhouse in Savannah. Dim lights, steak knives and shareable sides stages a romantic setting for a celebration or just a date night. The Filet paired with a glass of red wine is a well received favorite. Heavy on the meats and seafood options, vegetarians might want to stay clear. With an open kitchen at the front of the restaurant, the back room is a quieter option for a table for two.

400 W River St
Savannah, GA 31401

2. Myrtle & Rose Rooftop Garden

500 W River St, Savannah, GA 31401
Rooftop seating
Myrtle & Rose Rooftop Garden
Myrtle & Rose Rooftop Garden

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. Is there really any other way to start a Sunday? The Myrtle Benedict consisting of smoked salmon, poached egg with garlic spinach and hollandaise, will help soak up all those brunch drinks.

500 W River St
Savannah, GA 31401

3. Madame Butterfly

110 W Congress St, Savannah, GA 31401
Dining room at Madame Butterfly
Madame Butterfly
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Madame Butterfly is a Korean steak house and Japanese hot pot. From veteran owned Savannah restaurant group Ele and the Chef, Madame Butterfly is the new concept located on W Congress St. in the heart of the Savannah historic district. Madame Butterfly provides diversity in dining options to the city of Savannah most known for its Lowcountry cuisine to the and settles in nicely for both tourists and locals alike. 

110 W Congress St
Savannah, GA 31401

4. Collins Quarter at Forsyth

621 Drayton St, Savannah, GA 31401
eggs, avocados, and fries
Breakfast at Collins Quarter
The Collins Quarter/Facebook

Looking over Forsyth Park, Collins Quarter at Forsyth is the sister restaurant to Collins Quarter.  Only open for brunch or lunch, the spiced lavender mocha will satisfy a caffeine craving, while Mushies on Toast will topple the avocado toast trend with wild mushroom medley, baby kale and kale pistou, cream cheese/goat cheese spread, pickled shallot, sunny side up egg on three seeded toast. People watching the most visited park in Savannah is just a bonus. Yes, a full bar is available if wanting to take a cocktail to-go and enjoy that open container law.

621 Drayton St
Savannah, GA 31401

5. Common Thread

122 E 37th St, Savannah, GA 31401

Common Thread originates from the owners of FARM Bluffton. Sourcing local and in-season dishes while adding features from around the world like the butternut squash with farro verde, spiced pumpkin seed za’atar-mizuno. Common Thread also keeps local southern specialties like the shrimp entree but now adds peanut braised collards to change it up. Imagine food fashioned from all over the world but now set in the scene of a historic 1890’s remodeled Savannah house. It’s probably not haunted. This highly anticipated restaurant will seat inside and outside on the patio. When people come to the table, the common thread is always good food.

122 E 37th St
Savannah, GA 31401

6. Hop Atomica

535 E 39th St, Savannah, GA 31401
pizza with basil
Pizza at Hop Atomica
Hop Atomica/Facebook

Hop Atomica is the newest brewery to open in Savannah. Along with rotating beers and seltzers, enjoy wood-fired pizza, tacos, or salads. With an outdoor walk up bar and open patio seating, Hop Atomica is designed to welcome the local Starland neighbors to come in and share a beer. Live music, local vendor pop-ups and movie nights add to the community vibe. 

535 E 39th St
Savannah, GA 31401

7. Finches Sandwiches & Sundries

2600 Mechanics Ave, Thunderbolt, GA 31404
Outside of a small blue building
Finches Sandwiches & Sundries
Finches Sandwiches & Sundries/Facebook

Finches Sandwiches and Sundries, formerly a garage, now transformed into a stylish neighborhood eatery is the ultimate take-out joint. Serving outside seating or to-go options only, rotating names like “Inappropriate Emoji” eggplant sandwich or the “Skinny Italian with an Attitude” pork belly sandwich will offer a second glance from the other customers. The shop offers bottles of wine or beer  to share with others or alone while sitting on the patio.

2600 Mechanics Ave
Thunderbolt, GA 31404

8. Sea Wolf

106 S Campbell Ave, Tybee Island, GA 31328

Everything is better by the beach, especially cocktails. From the owners of the Lone Wolf, the Sea Wolf brings the same eclectic non-pretentious neighborhood bar feel to the island. With wood paneling, neon pink lights, a hanging hotdog and seafaring art work, The Sea Wolf is kitchy but playing it cool. Known for their champagne, oysters on the half shell, wagyu hot dogs with rotating toppings and vegan options, Sea Wolf brings class to a whole new level.

106 S Campbell Ave
Tybee Island, GA 31328

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