Recommended Dining

The Savannah Book Festival is happy to recommend dining at the following restaurants who have so generously supported our Festival.


309 W. Congress St.
Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 233-2111

Located in the heart of the historic district, this downtown Savannah GA Restaurant’s contemporary approach to classic southern recipes compliments its rustic, modern atmosphere. In a building rich with historic quality and architectural detail, the interior of the Savannah Restaurant brings in contemporary design elements combined with classic aesthetics to create a new dining experience.

Alligator Soul

114 Barnard Street
“Telfair Square” under Post Office
(912) 232-7899

Casual Southern fine dining with seasonal changes supporting our local and regional partners with flights of fancy from other parts of the world. Organic, hormone free, market fish and prime beef products are our strength.

Cha Bella

102 East Broad Street
Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 790-7888

For a literal taste of Savannah, we combine local seafood, free-range meats and organic produce to reinvent humble favorites. Partnered with sustainable agriculture experts to plant seasonal crops to get you the full farm-to-table experience alfresco.

Circa 1875

48 Whitaker Street
Savannah, GA. 31401
(912) 443-1875

Circa 1875 is Savannah’s unpretentious Parisian bistro and pub where one can enjoy delicious French cuisine served with excellence in an authentic old world bistro setting. Come and relax in this 19th century atmosphere with 21st century flair. Bon appétit!

Dining reservations may be made by phone or online at Open Table.

Pacci Italian Kitchen & Bar

601 East Bay Street
Savannah, 31401
(912) 233-6002

Chef Dusty Grove utilizes the purest ingredients and age-old techniques to create soulful and sophisticated coastal Italian dishes. Following the Italian tradition of making food with what’s available locally, we do our best to source product from our fine network of local farmers, fishermen and purveyors.

The Public Kitchen & Bar

1 West Liberty Street
Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 200-4045

The Public Kitchen & Bar is a Daniel Reed concept located in the heart of Historic Downtown Savannah at the corner of Bull & Liberty Streets. The Public Kitchen & Bar aims to elevate the standard for casual dining in Savannah while maintaining an approachable, comfortable and relaxed atmosphere blended with top-notch cafe style fare and customer service.