Best Lunch In Savannah

The Best Places For Lunch In Savannah, GA | Check Out Our List of 20 Places to Eat!

If you are exploring Savannah and you want to find the best spot to stop for lunch, you have come to the right place.

We have put together this list of the best restaurants, cafes and food trucks that you should check out for a delicious lunch. Keep reading to find out more.

1. Zunzi’s

Zunzi’s has been referred to as the best sandwich in the South, and it’s not hard to see why.

This South African inspired establishment served sandwiches, wraps, bowls and salads that you can eat in or takeaway. The outdoor seating area is a casual and fun place to have lunch with your friends.

Zunzi’s
236 Drayton St.,
Savannah, GA 31401
912-443-9555
www.zunzis.com

2. Mrs Wilkes Dining Room

Mrs Wilkes Dining Room is a different sort of lunch experience. Customers queue outside from 11 am to guarantee a spot at one of the large tables.

Each table seats 10 guests, so groups are mixed and you find yourself sitting next to strangers. It is a sociable and enjoyable experience.

You can then order something comforting and hearty from the menu of Southern home style cooking.

Mrs Wilkes Dining Room
107 West Jones St.
Savannah, Ga 31401
www.mrswilkes.com

3. The Vault Kitchen

This interesting restaurant in a renovated bank is a great spot to have lunch. The building is an important part of local history and the menu is a delicious collection of fusion dishes.

The seafood is particularly good, like curry fish or salmon dumplings. There are also plenty of meat or vegetarian options to tickle your tastebuds.

The Vault Kitchen
2112 Bull St,
Savannah, GA 31401
912.201.1950
www.thevaultkitchen.com

4. Clary’s Cafe

Clary’s Cafe is a much loved local cafe with all day breakfast as well as other delicious menu options.

The cafe is dog friendly and has a friendly, casual atmosphere. The portions are big, and they have a great selection of pastries and desserts for those that want to finish with something sweet.

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One of the most popular lunch options is the grilled reuben sandwich – thinly sliced corned beef with swiss cheese and sauerkraut on rye bread with pickles.

Clary’s Cafe
404 Abercorn St.,
Savannah, GA
(912) 233-0402
www.claryscafe.com

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5. Fox & Fig Cafe

The fox and fig is a vegan cafe that uses locally sourced ingredients to create their plant based menu. The menu is themed around all day brunch, and they also have a pastry case full of sweet treats.

From sandwiches to nachos to French toast, you will be able to find something delicious for your lunch. You can finish off with a coffee from the espresso bar.

Fox & Fig Cafe
321 Habersham St.
Savannah, GA 31401
912-297-6759
www.foxandfigcafe.com

6. Starland Yard Food Truck

Starland Yard is an outdoor area with a rotating schedule of food trucks to choose from. There is also a bar area, and there are live music and art events held in the space.

This is the perfect place to come if you are in a large group and you can’t decide what to eat – you can all get food from different trucks and sit and enjoy your lunch together. The atmosphere is fun and lively.

Starland Yard Food Truck
2411 Desoto Ave.
Ssavannah, GA
912-417-3001
www.starlandyard.com

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7. Boar’s Head Grill & Tavern

The Boar’s Head has been open since 1959, and changed hands in 1998 when it was renovated by Philip and Charlene Branan.

It is a local treasure and is highly recommended to visitors who want to get a taste of the local culture.

The crab soup is a favorite, along with the chicken salad with toasted pecans. If you love seafood then you should try the baked oysters or the fried shrimp.

Boar’s Head Grill & Tavern
One North Lincoln St.
Savannah, GA 31401
912.651.9660
www.starlandyard.com

8. Bayou Cafe Food Truck

This food truck specializes in cajun and Southern cuisine, from wraps and burgers to seafood and chowder. The original Bayou cafe hot sauce is an original recipe that lifts the flavors of the delicious menu items.

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Make sure you try the blackened shrimp, the red beans and rice with sausage or the flounder basket with slaw and fries. To finish off your meal, try some of the fresh beignets.

Bayou Cafe Food Truck
14 North Abercorn Ramp,
Savannah, GA
www.bayousavannah.com

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9. Treylor Park

This restaurant is a great place to come for lunch if you want to try something a little different.

The fried banana pepper rings with chive sauce, peanut butter and jelly chicken wings, shrimp and bacon quesadillas, and the famous treylor park pot pie.

This pot pie has a traditional filling wrapped in a flour tortilla and deep fried until golden, then served with fresh pico de gallo.

Treylor Park
115 E Bay Street
Savannah, GA 31401
888-873-9567
www.treylorpark.com

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10. B. Matthew’s Eatery

This lovely restaurant in historic downtown Savannah is a great meeting spot for brunch or lunch.

The menu is packed with classic dishes that everyone will love – fried green tomatoes, southern fried chicken with biscuits, avocado toast, shrimp and grits, burgers and sandwiches.

The decor is a blend of modern and traditional, with plenty of comfortable seating.

B. Matthew’s Eatery
325 E Bay St,
Savannah, GA
912-233-1319
www.bmatthewseatery.com

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11. Yoshi’s Kitchen

Yoshi’s kitchen is a food truck that offers a selection of Japanese inspired street food.

The truck can be found at different locations throughout Savannah so you will need to check the schedule, but it is a fantastic lunch option if you want something fresh with exciting flavors.

Yoshi’s Kitchen
1100 Eisenhower Dr,
Savannah, GA
912-704-8915
https://www.restaurantji.com/ga/savannah/yoshi-s-kitchen-/

12. Naked Dog Food Truck

Naked Dog food truck specializes in different types of hot dogs from classic to chicago style, chili dogs, reuben dogs and more. They also do burgers and tasty sides like fries and frito pie.

The food truck can be found at different locations depending on the day and the event, so you can check the schedule to find out when and where to get your hands on one of the tasty hotdogs.

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Naked Dog Food Truck
912-584-0191
www.thenakeddogsavannah.com

13. Starland Cafe & Catering

Starland cafe is a beautiful converted house that makes a quaint and picturesque location for lunch.

The menu is designed around local and seasonal ingredients. You can choose from soups, sandwiches, paninis, and salads made with vibrant and nourishing produce.

If you want a lunch that is healthy and hearty, this is the perfect place to come.

Starland Cafe & Catering
11 E. 41st St.
Savannah, GA 31401
(912)-443-9355
www.thestarlandcafe.com

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14. WillYums Eatery

This midtown eatery creates mouth watering food like smoked fried chicken wings, seafood fries, crab cake sandwiches, and salmon stir fry.

You can place an order for a collection to enjoy at a location or your choosing – great for a picnic with a twist!

You can also hire the food truck for events. This food is satisfying but also clean, with fresh ingredients and plenty of flavor.

WillYums Eatery
40 E. DeRenne Ave
Savannah, GA 31406
912-999-8438
www.willyumssav.com

15. The Collins Quarter

The Collins Quarter has two locations, but the Downton restaurant is an ideal place to meet friends or family for brunch.

Whether you want a classic breakfast, a burger, a salad, biscuits and gravy, eggs benedict, banana french toast, or beef short rib- there is something for everyone on the menu.

The decor is modern and stylish, and the outdoor seating area is a lovely space to sit and enjoy your lunch.

The Collins Quarter
151 Bull Street
Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 777-4147
www.thecollinsquarter.com

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16. The Olde Pink House

The Olde Pink House is located in a classic, historic building and is the perfect place for a fancy lunch, perhaps for a celebration.

The light bites include blue crab beignets, southern sushi and a cheese board. There is a great range of soups, salads and sandwiches, and larger meals like fried chicken or shrimp, fish tacos, and gumbo.

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Lunch is served between 11 and 2:30, so book a table and give it a try.

The Olde Pink House
23 Abercorn Street,
Savannah, Georgia
(912) 777-4147
www.theoldepinkhouserestaurant.com

17. Flying Monk Noodle Bar

The Flying Monk Noodle bar has an interesting menu made up of noodle dishes from various Asian cuisines including Vietnamese, Malaysian, Korean and Thai. You can try Pho, ramen, noodle soup, fried noodles and more.

The dishes are fresh, vibrant and packed with flavor. They also have an exciting drinks menu, with sake and a range of cocktails.

Flying Monk Noodle Bar
5 W Broughton St.
Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 232-8888
www.flywiththemonk.com

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18. Green Truck Pub

This is a neighborhood pub that is a popular place for locals to meet up and enjoy a good meal. This is a lovely restaurant to come for a hearty lunch.

The Spiced Georgia nuts are a delicious way to start your meal – pecans and walnuts flavored with rosemary – or you could try the pimento cheese plate with bread and pickles.

Choose from a range of burgers, sandwiches and salads for your main course, and ask the servers for the list of freshly made desserts.

Green Truck Pub
2430 Habersham St.
Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 234-5885
www.greentruckpub.com

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19. Fire Street Food

Fire Street Food is a diner that has a fun and modern menu and a lively atmosphere. You can choose from noodle dishes like pad thai, street eats like the fire house spicy chicken wrap or the seared snapper, and a wide range of sushi rolls.

They also do sandwiches, teriyaki, and salads. You should definitely get some fried dumplings or spring rolls to try on the side of your lunch.

Fire Street Food
13 E Perry St.
Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 234-7776
www.firestreetfood.com

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20. Betty Bombers

Betty Bombers is an All-American eatery inside a historic building in Savannah. The menu is extensive – onion rings, chicken wings, fry baskets, burgers, sandwiches, tacos and salads. There are plenty of different flavors, toppings and fillings to choose from.

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The portions are generous and the flavors are delightful. There is something for everyone on this menu.

Betty Bombers
1108 Bull St.
Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 272-9326
www.bettybombers.com

Summary

Whether you live in the area or are just visiting, these Savannah lunch spots are the best places to go for some mouth watering food and a great atmosphere.

Blair Witkowski
Author: Blair Witkowski

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