With its historic Southern charm, colorful character and soulful cuisine, Savannah is an exciting shopping and dining destination. Whether you crave Southern fried chicken, a local craft beer or contemporary art and design, Savannah offers many vibrant shopping districts and eclectic eateries- from City Market to The Olde Pink House.
Paula Deen's The Lady & Sons -
Built in 1981 by Food Network star Paula Deen, this inviting restaurant has become a Savannah foodie destination. Houses in a restored building in Savannah's Historic District, The Lady & Sons serves authentic Southern cuisine - from Savannah crab cakes to fried chicken - decadent deserts and a good wine list. Garnering awards from USA Today and Southern Living Magazine, The Lady & Sons also offers a fantastic Southern buffet on Sundays. Visit http://www.ladyandsons.com/
The Olde Pink House -
The Olde Pink House is one of Savannah's most popular restaurants, offering the quintessential Southern dining experience. Dine in Savannah's only 18th century mansion, serving new southern cuisine in a sophisticated, yet casual setting. Try the green tomato salad, jumbo sea scallops, crispy fried lobster Tails, and their signature BLT salad. Sip a Sazeracs (the oldest cocktail in America) while dining on the second floor and enjoy views of the historic city. A local favorite, The Olde Pink House offers outdoor dining and nightly live entertainment.
Broughton Street Shopping -
Broughton Street is a modern shopping area in the Savannah Historic District with an eclectic mix of upscale shops and stores, including national brands like Banana Republic, American Apparel, and Marc Jacob, and local stores, such as Globe Shoe Company and Levy Jewelers. Stroll along Broughton Street to local designer shops with fashions, jewelry and furniture, including Zia Boutique and 24e. Broughton Street also offers great restaurants, bars and lounges that are popular with locals. Visit http://www.broughtonstreet.com/
Downtown Design District -
Savannah's most exciting design, furniture and home stores, vintage and antique shops, jewelry and couture boutiques and art galleries and studios are found in the new Downtown Design District, on Whitaker Street between Charlton Lane and Gaston. Downtown Design District is home to several contemporary and modern art galleries, including Whitney Gallery. Make time for One Fish Two Fish, with an eclectic mix of painted furniture, vintage pieces, and collectibles, or browse funky home décor at Urban Oasis and Provence. Visit http://www.downtowndesigndistrict.com or http://www.savannahga.net/activities/downtowndesign.html.
Savannah City Market -
Known as the Art and Soul of Savannah, City Market is a festive entertainment, dining, art and shopping destination in the downtown Historic District. Anchored by the Art Center at City Market, a group of working artists' studios, this vibrant, 4-block open-air marketplace features modern stores, farmers markets, restaurants and art galleries in restored warehouses. City Market is City Market is home to the city's best restaurants, cafes and food shops and hosts live music, entertainment, street performers and festivals, including the St. Patrick's Day Festival. Visit http://www.savannahcitymarket.com.