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What to do in Savannah

There is plenty to do and see in our charming city. As we are located in the artistic Starland District, you are within walking distance from some of our favorite hotspots. Read on!

Starland Eateries

Want some killer coffee or a quick bite to eat? Maybe some entertainment? This home is located near plenty of options.

  • Foxy Loxy Cafe, just 2 blocks away (3 min walk). Aside from their Mocha Latte, strong brew local coffee, and beer/wine, they also have Vinyl Night on Thursdays where a DJ spins records for a few hours and Fire and Wine on Saturdays hosted on their outdoor patio (weather permitted).

  • Craving a treat? Try Back in the Day Bakery, just a 6 min walk away.

  • Looking for lunch? Check out Starland Cafe, they have THE best sandwiches and soups, but be warned they close at 3pm!

  • The Vault is an under 10 min. walk for some delicious food and a fun atmosphere.

  • Another top experience is The Atlantic, a newer restaurant with amazing craft cocktails and a variety of farm-to-table, fresh and interesting foods, less than a 15 min walk or a 3 min drive.

  • Green Truck Pub is another popular neighborhood eatery, if you’re looking for a casual spot with locally-sourced food including organic burgers, soups, sandwiches, salads, and vegetarian options.

  • And don't forget Blowin' Smoke for some southern BBQ meets TexMex, sandwiches, tacos, creative cocktails and more.

  • If you want a 5-star dining experience, Elizabeth’s on 37th is a 7 min walk or a 2 min drive.

  • If you head downtown, the renowned restaurant The Grey, which was an old greyhound station transformed into an elegant eatery, has recently won some impressive awards, and the experience never disappoints!

Starland shopping

Here you will find local vintage stores, art galleries, and other local shops.

Starland cocktails

Whether you're looking for upscale or dive bars, Savannah has you covered.

  • The Wormhole is a short walk for a fun dive bar, which often has live music, DJ's, and comedy nights, as well as an outdoor patio and pub food.

  • The Legion over on Bull Street just past the south end of Forsyth Park is another fun dive bar, and it shares a space with Betty Bombers all-American diner-style food.

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downtown nightlife

And if you want to get your party on, head downtown to Congress Street (where the locals hang out). Here you will find many bars, restaurants, music, and fun.

  • The Rail Pub was voted America's #1 dive bar just this past year! They have a traditional pub style downstairs bar, the outside yard bar has live music several days a week, and karaoke every night upstairs! Don't forget to try a Rail Dog or free fried chicken Fridays during happy hour, oh and Mondays are happy hour all night! 

  • Congress Street Social Club is open daily and has a full food menu, a quaint courtyard, live music and DJ's upstairs, and in the basement they have all the bar games (pool, shuffleboard, darts, etc.).

  • The Jinx bar has live music, a hip hop night, and rock n' roll bingo!

  • El Rocko Lounge has live music set in a 1970s style bar - be sure to try the Scorpion Tea, but beware it's dangerously and deceptively strong!

  • Totally Awesome Bar has comedy nights, pool tables, and their bar top is made from cassette tapes!

  • For an historical experience, check out the brand new Prohibition Museum, the only Prohibition museum in America! Head upstairs after for a fancy cocktail in a speakeasy bar called 220 Congress Street Up!

  • Be sure to travel down to visit Abe's on Lincoln for a cool, Abraham Lincoln themed tavern with a great patio! They have open mic nights and trivia nights too!

  • The rooftop views are spectacular and not to be missed at sunset! Try The Peregrin on top of Perry Lane Hotel, or Rocks on the Roof on top of the Bohemian, or Top Deck on top of the Cotton Sail. 

  • There are so many more great options, be sure to check out upcoming events at The Connect Savannah or Visit Savannah

Shopping Downtown

Looking for some local and boutique shopping?

  • Broughton Street, only a 6 min drive or around a $7.00 Uber or Lyft ride, has all of your shopping needs. Be sure to visit the Savannah Bee Company and get some sweet, sweet, local honey!

  • Also try City Market for some local artisan shops. 

Be a tourist

  • Head on down to River Street, where you can learn about Savannah’s Port and Pirate history. Take a haunted tour, a carriage or trolley ride, grab a Wet Willie's alcoholic slushy drink, or even go on a river cruise.

  • Visit one of our many museums, such as: The Telfair, the Savannah History Museum, The SCAD Museum of Art, or many more.

  • Always remember, TO-GO CUPS ARE PERMITTED! As long as they are plastic, you only have one in your hand, and you remain North of Park Street! It’s a perk that very few cities have, and we would like to keep, so please remember to be respectful!

  • Parking can be tricky, but there are several Parking Garages, on-street metered parking, and you can now download the metered parking app to feed the meter without having to physically go to it.