You’ll want to make sure you have plenty of energy as you set out on your day of exploring Savannah! Here are 6 great places to enjoy everything from hearty bread pudding to a quick bacon and egg sandwich to a decadent homestyle Southern breakfast.
This is where to go for that popular farm-to-table breakfast experience. Chef Lauren sources all of her food products locally and custom omelets and waffles are made in a very public kitchen. Plus, the array of cheeses and hams offered will make your head spin. Located in the hip and trendy Andaz Hotel, 22 Square sits on beautiful Ellis Square and across from City Market.
If just a classic (cheap!) breakfast diner experience is what you’re looking for, Henry’s is your place. Yep, its a “bacon and egg” type joint located next to the famous Planters Inn on Reynolds Square and is an easy walk from most of the historic districts lodging options. Be sure to meet Henry, as he will talk to you as if he’s known you for years, and meet some of the friendliest and quickest servers in town.
Cajun / Creole Restaurant in Savannah, GA, United States
Many of the River Street crowd find their way to Huey’s after a big night out. Known for more of a Louisiana fare, they specialize in creole and seafood omelets and of course, steaming hot (and powdered sugared) beignets with decadent praline sauce. Enjoy the entertainment of the early morning walking crowd along River Street and watching the ferries, yachts and container ships move up and down the Savannah River.
Located on beautiful Liberty Street, this former auto repair shop (compete with large oversized garage doors) has plenty of outdoor seating and is known for their J. ‘Grits’ophers (cheddar grits with jalapenos and bacon) and the Just Bubba’s, featuring southern style buttermilk biscuits smothered in traditional sausage gravy. All of this is an easy walk across the street before or after visiting the magnificent Cathedral of St. John the Baptist.
American Restaurant in Savannah, GA, United States
One of the historic districts, “neighborhood joints” in the evenings, B. Matthews also serves lunch and one of the best breakfasts in town. Look for a more traditional Savannah fare, featuring the Bay St. Scramble, home cut hash browns smothered in just about everything, or Mayme’s Omelet with spinach, goat cheese and tomatoes. All of this packaged in a historic setting with lots of charm and a super-friendly staff.