If you're a foodie with a taste for macabre, you might want to check out these 9 haunted Savannah restaurants. Our beguiling city boasts various restaurants with a spooky twist. They're believed to be - whisper when you say this for dramatic effect...haunted. Cue The Twilight Zone theme song!
If you're cool with sharing an order of fries with a ghoulish friend or two, look no further than these dining spots.
9 Haunted Savannah Restaurants: Good Olde Pinky
One of Savannah's most famous haunted restaurants is The Olde Pink House. Aside from crispy scored flounder and rich she crab soup, this pink beauty has a past. Built in 1771, this historic mansion is said to be haunted by the ghost of James Habersham Jr., the original owner. There have been numerous reports of seeing apparitions and hearing strange noises, including footsteps and doors opening and closing independently.
9 Haunted Savannah Restaurants: Aye, Not For the Lilly Livered
We're not pulling your peg leg with this next eatery. The Pirates' House is a historic restaurant that was once a gathering place for pirates and sailors in the 1700s. Legend has it that the ghosts of these buccaneers still linger in the building, particularly in the Captain's Room. Visitors and staff have seen these restless souls appear in front of their eyes before fading away and leaving a chill in the air. At least the food is great!
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9 Haunted Savannah Restaurants: Six Pence Pub
Let's give 'em something to talk about at Six Pence Pub. This welcoming, feel-good pub's delicious Irish-inspired food and drinks also has a haunted history. Legend has it that the building was once used as a morgue during the Civil War, and the spirits of soldiers still prefer to hang out to discuss politics, humanity and economics. You know, the usual stuff. Some patrons have reported seeing shadowy figures and strange noises, while others have felt a cold breeze. Despite its spooky reputation, the Six Pence Pub remains a popular spot for locals, tourists and is known for the famed movie Something to Talk About.
9 Haunted Savannah Restaurants: You're Inn-vited
For a more upscale dining experience, head to 17 Hundred 90 Inn and Restaurant, where the spirits hold their pinkies in the air before spooking you. This elegant restaurant is in a historic inn dating back to the late 1700s. The building is said to be haunted by Anne, a former guest who died in the Inn. Guests have reported seeing her ghostly phantom in their rooms and hearing strange noises in the middle of the night. Hey, if Anne can't sleep, neither can you.
9 Haunted Savannah Restaurants: "Moon River, Wider Than a Mile"
For a truly unique dining experience, head to The Moon River Brewing Company. This historic brewery is said to be haunted by several ghosts, including a woman in white who haunts the upper floors. Why are they always in white?? Visitors have claimed to see strange figures and hear eerie noises, including the sound of footsteps and glasses breaking on their own.
9 Haunted Savannah Restaurants: River Views & Boos
Vic's On the River, an elegant River Street restaurant, is housed in a building that used to be a cotton warehouse during the 1800s. With a history like that, it's no surprise that Vic's on the River is said to be plagued by the spirits of former workers: strange noises and claims of being touched by unseen hands are just a couple of mysterious examples.
9 Haunted Savannah Restaurants: Margaritas and Bloody Mary's
Check out Tequila's Town if you're in the mood for amazing Mexican food with a side of ghouls and salsa. This restaurant is located in a historic building that was once a morgue. Many have experienced ghostly sightings and below zero temperatures, particularly in - of course, the basement.
9 Haunted Savannah Restaurants: Churchill's
Churchill's Restaurant and Pub is an everybody-knows-your-name type taproom in the heart of the Historic District serving delicious food and an unforgettable atmosphere. However, what makes Churchill's truly unique is its interesting past. Legend has it that the building that houses the restaurant was once the site of a tragic fire that claimed the lives of several people, including a young girl named Emily. According to local lore, Emily's ghost still frequents the building to this day. Visitors to Churchill's report experiencing strange occurrences that they believe are linked to Emily's ghost.
9 Haunted Savannah Restaurants: Dining in Tunnels
B. Matthew's Eatery in Savannah has a rich history - and we're not talking shrimp and grits. The building dates from 1790 to the early 1800s and has seen its fair share of tragedy and mystery. The basement, rather tunnels that suspiciously lead to the Savannah River, is rumored to have once been the doctor's office for the enslaved people. It's no wonder many have reported strange occurrences and unexplained phenomena, especially with the chains still attached to the walls. Today, B. Matthew's is a popular dining spot serving delectable food and drinks in a cozy, inviting atmosphere above ground.