Local Bars & Nightlife
*Walkable* $ 2307 Bull Street Savannah, GA 912.349.5770
Our closest and scuzziest hipster dive bar. The Wormhole is a neighborhood staple and within easy stumbling distance. Cheap drinks, cheap food, and open until 3AM, it's everything you want it to be with friendly bartenders and events or music almost every night of the week. A real dive bar’s dive bar! Sing Musicals on Karaoke nights or try your hand at the Adult Claw machine.
*Walkable* $ 2424 Abercorn Street Savannah, GA 912. 335.7276
A new spin on the old time hangout. Duckpin bowling, bingo, darts, and more nostalgia atmosphere that is just like being in a time past that we can only imagine. Good drinks and Good times. It’s Quitting Time!
Starland Yard Food Truck Plaza
*Walkable* $ 2411 Desoto Avenue Savannah GA 912.417.3001
The Yard is a fun new place to hang out with friends and meet new ones. They host a variety of rotating food trucks each week, hosts VITTORIA PIZZERIA where RENOWNED CHEF KYLE JACOVINO slings Neapolitan pies, and is home to the YARD BAR for beer, wine, cocktails and frozen drinks. They curate special events featuring local music, art and culture weekly. You pay by a tab system and sign when you leave. There are 1-4 food trucks at any time... The Goal of Starland Yard is to support Local Chefs and bartenders so no outside food or drinks are permitted. Check online for the truck list and event schedule. right around the corner from the hostel.
Two Tides Brewery
*Walkable* $ 12 West 41st Street Savannah, GA 912.667.0706
Owner and long-time home brewer James Massey jumped at the opportunity. It took minutes to get his wife Liz on board and thus, Two Tides Brewing Company was born. Two Tides is not only about their love of drinking and brewing beer, but their love of sharing it with friends and the ability it has to bring people together. ”We like to think we “specialize” in haze and funk, but we also dabble in everything from the lightest lagers to the darkest barrel aged stouts. We’re all about small-batch, handcrafted beers and focus on modern styles and modern takes on the classics.” Free pinball, Beer garden, Tap room, private events and public events. Buy your favorites at their store and watch the process in a tour.
The Black Rabbit
*Walkable/Bicycle* $ 1215 Barnard Street Savannah, GA 912.200.4940
The newest and coolest addition to the neighborhood, The Black Rabbit has a creative and concise cocktail menu in one of the coolest little spaces in Savannah. Cozy and intimate, it’s the perfect place to make friends or just enjoy an authentic Savannah bar. They also have a nice selection of snacks and sandwiches from one of Savannah‘s best known local chefs!
White Whale Craft Ales
*Walkable/Bicycle* $$ 1207 Bull Street Savannah, GA 912.358.0724
White Whale specializes in local, craft beer from around the world. Go in for a package, pints, flights and growlers. 12 different beers on tap.
The American Legion
*Walkable/Bicycle* $ 1108 Bull Street Savannah, GA 912.272.9326
American Legion Post 135 is truly a local bar and has one of the most diverse groups of bar-goers you'll ever likely encounter. With free pool, darts, and the cheapest drinks in town (from $2 each!) it attracts all sorts of people. They are cash only, but they have an ATM onsite. They also have amazing food via Betty Bombers! This place is filled with history of the Mighty 8th that was founded on this site.
Abe's on Lincoln
*Bicycle/Drive* $ 17 Lincoln Lane Savannah, GA 912.349.0525
A little off the way from most bars downtown, Abe's is home to quite a few people who knew about it ”before it was cool.” It's laid back and artsy with a little dash of grunge and has a nice patio. Remember to bring a $5 bill to draw on and hang up at the bar!
The Original (Pinkie Master’s)
*Bicycle/Drive* $$ 318 Drayton Street Savannah, GA 912.238.0447
The bar formerly known as Pinkie Master’s is one of Savannah’s most iconic dive bars. It’s famous for a variety of reasons but mostly features an assembly of local celebrities and inebriates. Its cash only, but they have an ATM onsite.
Six Pence Pub
*Bicycle/Drive* $$ 245 Bull Street Savannah, GA 912.233.3151
Fancy: Six Pence may seem touristy with its red telephone box out front, but it’s the closest thing to an honest English pub you'll likely find in the southeast. It's frequented by Savannah's British expats. And you are bound to encounter some colorful characters at the bar.
Circa 1875 Gastropub
*Bicycle/Drive* $$ 43 Whitaker Street Savannah, GA 912.443.1875
Fancy: In the same vein as Garibaldi's, Circa is a great place for drinks if you’re not in the mood for a dive bar. The bar half of the French restaurant is beautifully decorated and dimly lit, and has a largely local customer base despite its location in the heart of downtown. (You can order food on the bar side as well. If you're a burger lover, theirs is one of the best burgers in town!)
Diner Bar at The Grey
*Bicycle/Drive* $$$ 109 MLK Jr. Blvd. Savannah, GA 912.662.5999
Fancy: The Diner Bar at The Grey is a fantastic option if you’re not in the market for a full dinner experience, as The Grey’s main restaurant (described in the fine dining section) is reserved for dinner only. It has a stellar ambiance and its own menu of small plates, including house made charcuterie, a fantastic oyster selection and the best chicken liver mousse you’ll ever have. It’s also open for lunch Tuesday through Saturday.
Alley Cat Lounge
*Bicycle/Drive* $$ 207 West Broughton St. Savannah, GA 912.677.0548
Fancy: Our newest “Speakeasy,” Alley Cat Lounge is actually off the alleyway behind Broughton St. and down a flight of stairs. Look for the door man and little else in way of signs to head down to one of Savannah’s favorite little cocktail bars with lots of cool ambience.
*Bicycle/Drive* $$$ 307 Bull Street Savannah, GA
Fancy: An elegant and refined cocktail experience, you won’t find many locals at the Artillery. We prefer our drinks cheap and strong but if you’re a friend of the finer things in life this is one of the best places to find complex and nuanced flavors and creative bartenders. The building was erected in 1896 with, subtle references of the history of the site, where the Georgia Hussars’ armory once housed the cavalry’s artillery. Probably the best cocktails in town, aside from The Grey, its tucked right behind The Public, which is a great little restaurant of its own with a full menu.
The Bar at Garibaldi's
*Bicycle/Drive* $$ 315 West Congress St. Savannah, GA 912. 232. 7118
Fancy: While Garibaldi’s serves a full menu, its beautiful decor (gold New Orleans style tin ceilings, black leather booths, and uber-romantic mood lighting), diverse clientele and skilled and friendly bartenders make it one of our favorite places to grab a before or after dinner drink.
Prohibition/Repeal 33 Bar & Restaurant
*Bicycle/Drive* $$ 125 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd. Savannah, GA 912.200.9255
Very cozy, yet upscale. This “Speakeasy” style spot will serve you some of the most classic American drinks made.
LuLu's Chocolate Bar
*Bicycle/Drive* $$ 42 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd. Savannah, GA 912.480.4564
The white chocolate chip cheesecake paired with the strawberry chocolate martini is a must try. As well as the outstanding charcuterie board.