Food & Drink Tours In Savannah, GA

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One of the best ways to get to know a place is through its food. Though not yet so well known a culinary destination as other southern cities such as Charleston, Savannah still has a lot to offer, from classic southern-style cooking to its own local specialties and traditional institutions.

About a half dozen, mostly walking, tours offer an introduction to Savannah’s cuisine and food culture, with some history and usually samples from several local establishments.

A similar number of tours explore the city’s drink and bar culture, again generally including some local history and drinks. Tours focused on regional craft beers are also available.

Most of Savannah’s guided crawls are given under the guise of ghost tours, visiting the city’s drinking venues that are reputed to be haunted. The few that are intended to be more general are listed below. Please note that drinks are not usually included in the tour price in the case of pub and bar crawls.

Pets Dogs are not usually allowed on food or drink tours; any exceptions are noted.

Age and ID restrictions on alcohol You must be 21 or older to purchase alcohol in the United States. On Savannah’s drinking tours, ID is always required.

The following information is correct as of February 2017, but please check all details directly with the tour company or guide before planning your trip. Availability may vary by season, and tours may be changed or withdrawn without notice.

Food Tours

“Famous & Secret East Side Food Tour” (16 max) 3hrs. With Savannah Taste Experience. Walking food tour of Savannah’s East Side, with samples (parts of tour may be unsuitable for under-12s). Dietary requirements can usually be accommodated with advance notice. Wednesday-Saturday, 11am. Adults $56.95, children (under 12) $46.95, young children (non-dining) free. Reservations required. Book online or call 912-221-4439. More details

“First Squares Food Tour” (14 max) 3hrs. With Savannah Taste Experience. Walking tour of several Savannah food establishments, with samples. Dietary requirements can usually be accommodated with advance notice. Daily, late morning to midday start. Adults $48.95, children (under 12) $36.95, young children (non-dining) free. Reservations required. Book online or call 912-221-4439. More details

“Savor Savannah” 2hrs30-3hrs. With Savvy Savannah Tours. Walking food history and culture tour, with tastings. Dietary requirements can sometimes be accommodated. Available Monday-Saturday, 11:30am. Adults $45, military $42, children (5-11) $35, young children (0-4) free. Reservations required. Book online or call 912-663-4400. More details

“Savannah Culinary Tour” 3hrs-3hrs30. With Cobblestone Tours. Walking food tour of Savannah visiting several restaurants, with food tastings included and optional beer and wine pairing (21+ only). Not recommended for children under 8. Dietary requirements can usually be accommodated with advance notice. Available Tuesday-Saturday, 1:30pm. Adults $49, seniors/active military $45, children (under 12) $39. Wine/beer pairings $20 per person. Reservations required. Call 912-604-3007 or book online. More details

“Walking Foody Tour” (16 max) 2hrs30. With Savannah Movie Tours. Walking tour, visits several restaurants and specialty food shops. Dietary requirements cannot usually be accommodated. Tuesday-Saturday, 1pm. Adults $47, children (5-12) $35, young children (0-4) free. Military discount available. Reservations required. Book online or call 912-234-3440. More details

“Riding Foody Tour” 3hrs. With Savannah Movie Tours. Bus tour, includes food samples at several Savannah establishments. Dietary requirements cannot usually be accommodated. Tuesday-Saturday, 11am. Adults $51, children (5-12) $39, young children (0-4) free. Military discount available. Hotel pick-up $5 per person. Reservations required. Call 912-234-3440 or book online. More details

Drink Tours

“Lightly Sauced” (10 max, 21+) 3hrs. With Bonnie Rae Terrell, Bonnie Blue Tours. Walking history and bar tour, food and drinks included. Thursday-Tuesday, 4:30pm (Sunday 3:30pm). $75 per person. Reservations recommended. Call 912-398-2640 or book online. More details

“Savannah Suds” (21+) 1hr30. With Savvy Savannah Tours. Walking tour of three of Savannah’s craft brewpubs, with samples. Monday-Saturday, 7pm. $35 per person. Reservations required. Book online or call 912-663-4400. More details

“Savannah Shaken” (21+) 1hr30. With Savvy Savannah Tours. Walking bar tour focused on the history of the Martini, drinks included. Available Tuesday-Saturday, 7pm. $40 per person. Reservations required. Book online or call 912-663-4400. More details

“Martini Tour” (10 max, 21+) 1hr30. With Savannah Movie Tours. Bar tour with martini samples, history and local culture. Tuesday-Saturday, 7:30pm. $40 per person. Reservations required. Book online or call 912-234-3440. Military discount available. More details

“Savannah Brews Cruise” (13 max, 21+ (18+ if not drinking)) 3hrs-3hrs30. With Savannah Brews Cruise. Bus tour of three Savannah breweries looking into the beer-making process, with samples. Thursday-Friday, 4:45pm and Saturday, 12:45pm. $47 per person. $22 per person for non-drinkers. Reservations required. Book online or call 912-667-0575. More details

Pub & Bar Crawls

“Historic Pub Crawl Walking Tour” (20 max, 21+) 1hr30. With River Street Rambles (Madison Tour Company). Walking pub crawl along River Street, concluding at City Market's Treehouse bar (entry included). Available Monday-Saturday, 4:30pm, 7pm and 9:15pm. $37.45 per person. Reservations required. Call 912-658-1364 or book online. More details

“Savannah Pub Crawl” (14 max, pet-friendly, 21+) 2hrs. With Savannah Pedals. Tour of several Savannah pubs on a multi-person human-powered vehicle. Thursday-Sunday, times vary. $26.95 per person. Reservations required. Book online or call 912-508-5080. More details

“Slow Ride Pub Crawl” (15 max, pet-friendly, 21+, weight restrictions apply) 2hrs. With Savannah Slow Ride. Pub crawl, on a multi-person human-powered vehicle. Daily, times vary. $25 per person Sunday-Wednesday. $30 per person Thursday-Saturday. Reservations required. Book online or call 912-414-5634. More details