5 star rating: Highly Recommended 15 Reviews

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  • Location: Savannah, Georgia
  • Duration:  3 hours (approx.)
Wander through lovely squares and hidden alleyways on the east side of Savannah's Historic District, and sample local and international cuisine at both famous restaurants and hidden gems on this walking tour. Learn about Savannah's tumultuous history, elegant architecture and distinctive culture from your local guide. Visit at least 6 different establishments, including The Pirates' House, Savannah's oldest restaurant. Your tastings of foods such as pecan-glazed fried chicken, pit-smoked chopped pork sandwiches and Asian-fusion shrimp skewers will add up to an authentic and hearty lunch.

This small-group tour is limited to 16 people for a more relaxed, intimate experience.

Highlights

  • Food walking tour of Savannah Historic District's east side
  • Learn about Savannah's history, architecture and culture from your local guide
  • Stop in to at least 6 famous restaurants and insider hangouts during your 3-hour tour
  • Visit Savannah's oldest restaurant, The Pirates' House
  • Sample foods such as salmon crudites, en papillote chicken sandwiches and pralines
  • Tastings add up to a full lunch and are all included in your tour price
  • Small-group tour limited to 16 people ensures more personalized attention from your guide

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

If you're looking for lowcountry favorites and places only Savannah patrons would know about, this tour is for you! Your insider guide will help you discover restaurants you'll keep coming back to for the rest of your stay in the city!

What You Can Expect

Savannah Historic and Secret East Side Food Tour

East Side Food Tour

Bring your appetite and begin your walking tour in Savannah's Historic District. As you stroll through some of the many peaceful, pretty squares in the district's east side, your knowledgeable local guide will talk about Savannah's rich history, regal architecture and singularly southern culture.

Your first stop will be The Pirates' House, which was built in 1753 and is Savannah's oldest restaurant. From there, make your way to other famous restaurants and some out-of-the-way finds, which may include 17Hundred90 Inn & Restaurant, Wall's BBQ, Zunzi's Takeout and Fire Street Food.

Chat with the proprietors and enjoy tastings of both local and international favorites such as pecan-glazed fried chicken, salmon cruidites, pit-smoked chopped pork sandwiches, curried shrimp skewers, en papillote chicken sandwiches and pralines. Some tasting locations also provide beverages, and you can bring other non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages (own expense) along on your tour.

You'll likely find that the various samples from your tour add up to a satisfying lunch. You will walk 1.5 miles (2.4 km) in Savannah's famous historic district during your 3-hour tour, with two rest breaks totaling 45 minutes. Your culinary exploration of Savannah's most famous restaurants and best-kept secrets ends on River Street. Continue seeking out the city's many eclectic flavors there or use the map provided to you to revisit restaurants from your tour on your own.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Charlotte was our guide and was full of information about Savannah. What my wife and I liked best was that we sampled places that we would never have found on our own. The tour of the city, packed with the history supplied by Charlotte, was a great way to get to know Savannah and experience the feel of the city.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

The very knowledgeable tour guide was very engagingsharing history and trivia about Savannah as we walked to the various restaurants. All of the food was good and the restaurants were chosen to give participants a sampling of a variety of Savannah's food. Since my husband and I were only in Savannah for one day, we would have never sampled so many restaurants if we had not gone on this tour. We were grateful to hear about so much of Savannah's rich history. It was a great way to spend an afternoon.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed the taste tour. It was a highlight of our trip to Savannah. I have a friend who is going to Savannah in August, and I have highly recommended that she sign up for this tour...

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Was wonderfully informing and great food. We all had a good time.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

I would give this tour 5 stars. Irene, our guide, was very knowledgeable about the restaurants we attended along with much history on our walk around the squares. I would highly recommend this tour.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

The tour was fabulous, the food was incredible, and Sam, our tour guide was wonderful.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Lots of great food and history. Loved our guide.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

Excellent tour. Irene new her stuff !

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

Our tour guide Irene was truly engaging, she was friendly, humorous, and knowledgeable about the city which made me feel like I was exploring Savannah with a friend. Great food and interesting historical facts and details which gave my friends and I a list of further places to explore. Wonderful!!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2014

This tour was amazing!

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