Lunch at Mrs. Wilkes Dining Room
Only open Mondays through Fridays from 11a.m. to 2p.m. for lunch, Mrs. Wilkes Dining Room is a family-style eatery which only takes cash ($18 per person) but is considered a must by locals and visitors alike for authentic low-country cuisine of friend chicken, black-eyed peas, and biscuits.
Burgers and Beers at Moon River Brewing Company
Legends swirl that this former hotel is haunted—although that could just be the drinks talking. Savannah's only microbrew, Moon River Brewing Company, serves their own beverages on tap, alongside first-rate bar cuisine.
Seafood at the Cotton Exchange
Housed in a former cotton warehouse, the Cotton Exchange is a lunch-or-dinner spot on River Street that gives you an ideal view of boats entering and leaving the Savannah River.