If you love food, and we imagine you do, then Savannah, Georgia is an excellent place to visit. With culinary tours and dinner cruises, Savannah offers some of the best options in southern cuisine. With the Savannah Foody Tour and the Paula Deen Culinary Tour, you can explore unique and delicious baked, barbecued, and fried food and visit historical and specialty food locations, including Uncle Bubba’s Oyster House, owned by the culinary master herself. Take a ride down the river on a Savannah Riverboat Cruise and marvel at the beautiful water and coastline sights, enjoy incredible entertainment, and indulge your tastes with southern cuisine. In addition, the Savannah Martini Tour will take you through the city after dark for a bar hop exploration to some of the hottest night spots.
“A person having an enthusiastic interest in the preparation and consumption of good food” – that’s how Savannah Movie Tours describe a “foody.” If you fall into that description, then the Savannah Foody Tour is the option for you. Bring your appetite, because this guided tour will take you to some of the local restaurants and specialty food shops for an incredible food-tasting journey. Hop on a bus or put on your walking boots and sample some of the best in Southern cooking as you visit locations made famous by “Food Network” and the “Travel Channel.” Restaurants and shops you may visit include menus consisting of Southern pork barbecue, fried green tomatoes, artisan-baked pastries, shrimp and grits, and more. Although the restaurants visited vary each time, every tour visits Lady & Sons, a restaurant owned by Paula Deen, queen of the Food Network. Enjoy a buffet of southern fried or baked chicken, collard greens and black eyed peas, banana pudding, peach cobbler, gooey butter cakes and more, or enjoy any of the delicious sandwiches and entrees the restaurant has to offer for an unforgettable meal.
Speaking of Paula Deen, when you take her Culinary Tour through Savannah, you will have the option to savor even more delicious southern-styled food. A Savannah resident, Paula used to frequent many local eateries in the city. Visit some of these restaurants and shops and sample delicious food that inspired the culinary idol as she created her own cooking techniques. For lunch, stop by Paula’s own Uncle Bubba’s Oyster House restaurant. Try out buckets of crab legs, shrimp, oysters, and mussels, straight from the turf. Or, if you’re not a seafood fan, Uncle Bubba’s offers delicious fried, grilled, and blackened chicken, cooked-to-order hamburgers, delicious pastas, and more. Gain an understanding of the Food Network star and her southern-style of cuisine in a comprehensive, guided bus tour through the city – and enjoy the delicious food along the way!
If an afternoon of southern cuisine wasn’t enough, take a two-hour dinner showboat cruise. With a Savannah Riverboat Cruise, you have many different options to choose from. We recommend the Dinner Entertainment Cruise, where you will bring your appetite and your dancing shoes for an evening of and buffets and music. The cruise features a delicious dinner buffet of shrimp and grits, beef top sirloin, citrus marinated boneless pork loin, herb roasted chicken, seasonal vegetables, and a variety of fruit, salads, and desserts for you to try out. Don’t worry if you feel like you ate too much of the scrumptious dishes, because the after-dinner entertainment is about to begin. Dance the night away with a live band present, playing hits from the 1950s to today. This dinner cruise is not one to be missed, especially if you are looking for a new and exciting experience, and if you love food.
Finally, if you are over the age of twenty-one and looking for a unique experience of Savannah, the Martini Tour is the option for you. For two hours, go on a guided bar hop through Savannah’s nightlife. Infamous bar hop tour guide Hollywood Ron guarantees to show you a good time during your Savannah visit as you travel through the beautiful city on foot. Make stops at four of the hottest club spots, each unknown to most tourists, but frequented by locals. Visit Prohibition-era venues and try a Cosmo martini from the 1990s. Hear some of the city’s history, trivia, and celebrity gossip as you hop from one bar to the next to try out some of Savannah’s famous martinis.
Foodies love these Savannah tours. Each one is unique and offers the opportunity to try out the best in Southern cuisine. Your taste buds will be craving for more, and you can take home tips to treat their needs. Experience the best of the south with a food tour or cruise through Savannah. Each of these adventures is the perfect way to spend your Savannah vacation.