Savannah's Savory Spots & Top Food Tours

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Savannah has no shortage of unforgettable dining experiences for your group. Get a taste of what our Top Food City in the South is all about.

Renowned Restaurants & Iconic Southern-Style Cuisine

Savannah features a food scene unlike any other destination, and when you bring your meeting to this savory city, your attendees get to reap the benefits of dining at distinctive restaurants.

Enjoy some of the South’s finest steak and seafood fare at historic Belford’s, or savor world-class coastal cuisine at 700 Drayton Restaurant in the luxurious Mansion on Forsyth Park—both are located in the Historic Landmark District and within walking distance of convention group hotels.

Situated in downtown Savannah, The Collins Quarter at Forsyth has established itself as a must-stop for a weekend brunch or a quick weekday lunch and features a scenic view of Forsyth Park’s natural beauty.

Located in the Starland District, groups can enjoy chic Asian fusion food at The Vault Kitchen and Market—a renovated historic bank building turned industrially modern eatery. Another dining experience option offered in the area is Starland Yard, which has a variety of rotating food trucks every week and is home to the Yard Bar for beer, wine cocktails and frozen drinks. Did we mention there are special events featuring local music, art and culture weekly?

Groups can grab lunch or dinner at Madame Butterfly, a mouth-watering Korean steak house with menu options that are so incredible you'll want to order a little bit of everything.

Private Group Dining Experiences

Start planning your private group dining experience with these local eateries! 

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Savannah Rooftops to Meet & Eat Up

Enjoy bites and beverages with a birds-eye view of our charming Southern escape when you add one of Savannah’s many rooftop restaurants, bars and lounges to your attendees’ itinerary.

Gather the group for rooftop cocktails at Top Deck or enjoy the true essence of Savannah on the rooftop terrace at the historic Churchill’s Restaurant and Pub. Whether you want a view of the river, cobblestones or historic homes, our destination is full of great places to gaze, sip and snack while looking over the city.

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Savannah Convention Center

Catering Services & Culinary Creations at the SCC

With the largest kitchen in Chatham County, GA, and an award-winning culinary team, the Savannah Convention Center (SCC) catering department can accommodate all kinds of events, from citywide conventions to small business meetings and everything in between.

Healthy and sustainable meal options for meetings and conventions are more popular than ever. The SCC is a member of Georgia Grown, a statewide network of farmers and suppliers, which has allowed its catering department to increase the ability to offer local, sustainable options to all convention attendees.

Learn more about the personal approach the convention center’s catering team takes toward providing excellent cuisine, unique food presentations and outstanding service.

Plan Food + Pub Tours for a Taste of Savannah

Savannah Taste Experience is a three-hour walking food tour throughout the squares of the city where attendees can enjoy bites and tastings at iconic restaurants, specialty markets and other notable eateries.

Flavors Food Tours offers a delightful culinary experience, showcasing the city's rich food culture. With knowledgeable guides leading the way, visitors can explore the vibrant streets of Savannah while indulging in delicious local cuisine. From Southern comfort food to fresh seafood, these culinary gurus provide a unique and mouthwatering adventure for food enthusiasts.

Go behind the scenes with your group and see Savannah’s local foodies at work. Savannah Bee Company, Salt Table and Byrd Cookie Company are just a few of the establishments where you can get both a tour and a taste.

Immerse your group in the culinary culture and history of the hostess city with Revelry Tours,  the first and only premium cocktail experience in Savannah that features the city's most exclusive bars, pubs and restaurants.

Planning a team activity in Savannah is as easy as riding a bike—especially on a double-sided, 15-person bicycle with a built-in bar that lets groups pedal (and sip) their way through the Historic District. Savannah Slow Ride runs a fleet of eight “crawlers,” which can be combined to accommodate groups of up to 117 people. Customize your tour with stops at a variety of bars, restaurants and historic landmarks.

See and sip on spirits with one of Savannah’s many haunted pub crawls. In the after-dark hours, companies like Ghost City Tours will have expert guides to take groups to the city’s most haunted bars—including classic watering holes like The Olde Pink House, Moon River Brewing Company and more.

Cooking & Cocktail-Crafting Classes for Groups

700 Kitchen Cooking School (at the Mansion on Forsyth Park) provides the recipe for planning the ultimate team-building activity when meeting in Savannah. The classes offer groups an exclusive opportunity to enjoy entertaining and engaging culinary programs in a state-of-the-art environment. Step inside this unique experience here! 

And over at Chef Darin’s Kitchen Table, your group will work with one of Savannah’s top chefs to prepare a five-star meal (while sipping on local libations), then get to sit down and enjoy their culinary creations.

Create your own cocktails with a class in the American Prohibition Museum’s authentic speakeasy to learn how to make libations from recipes of the period!

Groups Can Dine & Drink With a Discount

Take advantage of the deals your meeting group can get on meals thanks to our “Show Us Your Badge” program's dining discounts. Present your conference badge at participating businesses to receive special discounts on cuisine and cocktails!

Get a true taste of local flavors. See more savory dining spots and culinary tours to add to your attendees’ itinerary while meeting Savannah with these foodie-focused editorials:

An Award-Winning, Top Food City in the South

  • "Top Destinations for Food Lovers in the U.S." (#5) Tripadvisor, May 2022
  • "Top Food Experiences in the U.S." (#18 Southern Flavors of Savannah; #20 Savannah Taste Experience) Tripadvisor, May 2022
  •  "Best Fine Dining Restaurants in the U.S." (#24 Olde Pink House) Tripadvisor, May 2022
  • "Top Everyday Eats in the U.S." (#21 Chive) Tripadvisor, May 2022
  • "Best Vegan Spots in the U.S." (#10 Fox & Fig) Tripadvisor, May 2022
  • "Best Brunch Spots in the U.S." (#13 The Collins Quarter, #14 B. Matthew's Eatery) Tripadvisor, May 2022
  •  "South's Best Bakeries 2022" (#1, Back in the Day Bakery) Southern Living, March 2022
  • "South's Best Barbecue in Every State 2022" (Wiley's Championship BBQ) Southern Living, March 2022
  • "Top 10 Destinations for Food Lovers in the U.S." (#5) Tripadvisor, February 2022

See more of Savannah’s destination achievements and accolades.

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