With its famous farmer’s markets, Historic district and sumptuous cuisine, it’s no wonder Savannah is such a popular destination. These combined with Southern flair and postcard-worthy B&Bs also make it a perfect choice for lovebirds, and the best Valentine’s Day restaurants in Savannah are ideal for celebrating.
The city is chock full of great V-Day worthy restaurants. Here’s are our top picks:
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The atmosphere and setting of our first choice, The Grey, is sleek and upscale. Known for their seafood and incredible wine-list, it’s a favourite on February 14th. True to Georgia, their menu is Southern and has all the classics such as smoked collards and seafood boudin.
Undoubtedly, one of Savannah’s most notable and respected restaurants is Olde Pink House. Catty-corned from the historic Planter’s Inn, it’s set in an 18th-century Georgian mansion. They offer an array of excellent food from crispy flounder to Southern staples like mac and cheese. Furthermore, local legend says it’s haunted. You are guaranteed a delicious and memorable meal at Olde Pink House.
Mrs. Wilkes Dining Room is a southern-style dream. Family owned and operated since 1943, they do southern hospitality right. Sprawling family tables, ample portions and famous sweet-tea make it a favourite among tourists and locals alike. It’s so good in fact, that President Obama famously chose to dine here.
Come dine on a southern banquet with your special someone for a night to remember.
Swanky but not pretentious and French yet affordable is the Circa 1875 Gastropub. A warm atmosphere and award-winning menu make it an excellent choice for lovebirds. Secure a table in their cosy cellar dining area and celebrate your love over cassoulet maison and any number of French wines.
Tucked away in the Thomas Square neighbourhood is an elegant turn of the century mansion turned restaurant. Elizabeth on 37th is complete with old-world fireplaces and antiques galore making it a dreamy and romantic Valentine’s Day spot. Drool over their Berkshire pork chops and slaw with your sweetheart at this uniquely sophisticated gem. Afterwards, indulge in one of their many dessert options.
Another favourite of the Historic District is Alligator Soul. Famous for its foreign meat choices such as camel, bison and elk, Alligator Soul is an exotic and unique choice for Valentine’s Day. Apart from the exotic meat, they offer world-famous oysters. Stuffed with bacon, crawfish and scallions and smothered in a house cream sauce, you can’t go wrong.
Last but not least is an Italian paradise. Gabraldi Cafe has been wowing the Savannah crowd for three decades. This elegant Italian restaurant is in a historic building and famous for its signature flounder. Crispy flounder topped with apricot shallot sauce and served with a chilled sauvignon blanc guarantees a romantic meal for you and your Valentine.