Your Ultimate Guide to Savannah Restaurant Week
Calling all foodies: your chance to enjoy the best of the Hostess City’s culinary scene without breaking the bank is almost here. Savannah Restaurant Week is a week’s worth of prix fixe perfection. Now to February 5, 25 of Savannah’s most premier restaurants will serve patrons delectable three-course meals for the fabulously frugal price of $30 per person. Restaurateurs throughout the city realize that everyone should have the opportunity to enjoy an exquisite meal, regardless of socioeconomic status. So, students, single parents and hard workers throughout the Lowcountry, we’re raising our glasses – and our forks – to you. Proclaiming fine dining for all, Savannah Restaurant Week is your time to treat yourself. Be sure to reserve your tables today. Here’s a sneak peek at some of the special offerings for SRW 2017.
17 Hundred 90
Named for the year of its construction, 17 Hundred 90 inn and restaurant has been serving the Savannah area since the antebellum era. With so much experience, the long-established eatery has perfected the art of fine dining, making it a must on your restaurant week itinerary. Escargot, chateaubriand and a tartufo with world famous Leopold’s ice cream are among the delicious offerings on 17 Hundred 90’s restaurant week menu. Check out the full list of offerings here.
Tucked inside the stunning Andaz hotel, 22 Square is known for its farm-to-fork plates. Simplicity and elegance are the hallmarks of 22 Square cooking, as is evident in their appetizing restaurant week menu. Enjoy a baby spinach salad or a jumbo shrimp cocktail for your first course, and follow up with either the seared sea scallops or a tender filet mignon. Finish off with a flourless chocolate cake or a lush cheesecake crème brulee.
The prix-fixe menu at 45 Bistro will feature fresh takes on classic dishes using fine ingredients that are sure to please every palette. Start with your meal with one of three refined salads. Then follow with black angus filet mignon, oven-roasted chicken, wild Atlantic salmon or seafood fettuccini. And finish your decadent meal with a smooth crème brulee or a rich chocolate brownie with ice cream and fresh berries. You’re sure to leave better off than you came.
Expect exquisite seafood and impeccable cuts of meat to star at 700 Drayton, the Mansion’s highly-acclaimed in-house restaurant. A fresh Caesar salad, lentil soup or simply green salad with pink peppercorn dressing constitutes the first course of your meal at 700 Drayton. The entrée round will feature braised short rib, South Carolina quail or a North Carolina Sunburst Trout Meuniere. End on a sweet note with a slice of salted caramel cheesecake, a Nutella lava cake or a hearty scoop of Leopold’s ‘Oh Savannah’.
39 Rue de Jean
Boasting classic Brasserie cuisine, 39 Rue de Jean is offering an appetizing selection of French fare for SRW 2017. Check out the full menu here.
Though the beloved eatery had shut its doors temporarily in 2016, Alligator Soul is back and better than ever in 2017, and their Savannah Restaurant Week menu evinces just that. Seasonal selections are the standard at Alligator Soul, so expect fresh ingredients and wintery flavors. Follow this link for their full SRW 2017 menu.
A.Lure is celebrated in Savannah for their Lowcountry cuisine and impeccable service. Seafood and Southern comfort favorites abound on A.Lure’s alluring restaurant week menu. Plan your prix fixe meal by checking out the menu ahead of time.
Bay Street bistro, B. Matthew’s is serving up a creative and satiating meal this restaurant week. Start off with a crispy black-eyed pea fritter, or keep it green with a fresh kale salad. Next, enjoy a tender, locally-sourced pork chop or a cornmeal-fried flounder. Then, satisfy your sweet tooth with their special apple pecan bread pudding.
Chart House is a popular fine dining option across the country, but the Savannah location stands out their opulent waterfront views and their commitment to local cuisine. Sample Chart House’s finest this restaurant week. Visit this page for this year’s prix fixe menu.
Cohen’s Retreat is relatively new to Savannah’s culinary scene, but their making their mark with two special prix fixe menus for Savannah Restaurant Week. Their lunch menu’s beginnings are anything but humble. Kick your SRW lunch at Cohen’s Retreat with your choice of Brunswick stew, house-fried pickles or a hummus plate with fresh na’an. Follow up with the main event, your choice of a mouthwatering watermelon salad, a flavorful Cuban sandwich or a special seasonal feature. The lunch menu is just $15 a person, and you can add wine pairings for just $10 more! Click this link for their 3-course dinner menu.
This is just a small sample of all the great food that Savannah Restaurant Week has to offer. The following restaurants are also offering special prix-fixe meals through February 5th. Take advantage of the dining deals, and bon appetit!
- The Howlin Hound
- Lizzy’s Tequila Bar
- Love’s Seafood and Steaks
- The Melting Pot
- Noble Fare
- The Olde Pink House
- The Ordinary Pub
- River House Seafood
- Rocks on the River
- Ruth’s Chris Steak House
- Shrimp Factory
- Tondee’s Tavern
- Vic’s on the River
About the Author:
Chantel Baul is a Savannah native with a knack for writing and an ever-growing curiosity. She received her BA in English and Professional Communications from Armstrong State University, and when she’s not writing she’s serving the country as a US Army Reserve Officer. She’s an NPR nerd/foodie with a deep passion for all things travel, sustainable living and fun.