From quaint squares and fountains, to art and history, Savannah is a great place for families to travel. There is great food to be found in Savannah if you know where to look. Read on for a list of our 6 favorite kid friendly restaurants in Savannah.
The Pirates’ House
Dating back to 1753, The Pirates’ House is an inn and tavern that provides a special experience unlike any other in Savannah.
An old pirate hangout, The Pirates’ House is home to secret underground tunnels that are rumored to have been used for smuggling and kidnapping. It is even thought to have inspired scenes in the classic book “Treasure Island”.
It is one of the most kid friendly restaurants in Savannah, with kids menus that convert into pirate hats, eye patches, and doubloons. Several adult drinks are served in ceramic pirate themed souvenir mugs.
While the whole thing is a bit touristy, the history is real, and it’s a great place for families to spend an afternoon together with kids in Savannah.
The Collins Quarter
Hip and trendy, with amazing food, The Collins Quarter is our favorite kid friendly restaurants in Savannah. The restaurant is located in the heart of the historic district and has a modern, industrial vibe.
We recommend visiting for brunch, which is served every day until 3 PM. Parents can enjoy hand crafted coffee drinks like the Spiced Lavender Mocha, and delicious meals like Bananas Foster French Toast or the Smash Peas (my personal favorite).
The kids menu includes favorites like macaroni and cheese, grilled cheese sandwiches, and chicken tenders.
The restaurant also has a great outdoor seating area, perfect for enjoying Savannah’s mild climate. It’s a great place to take the family for a meal in the city.
Little Duck Diner
Little Duck Diner is a great kid-friendly restaurant in Savannah. Located downtown, this restaurant is styled after a vintage 1920s diner. The atmosphere is cozy and inviting, with vintage decor and a friendly staff.
Breakfast is available all day, including waffles and pancakes. They also have a gourmet grilled cheese menu with unique choices like the Duck Grilled Cheese, served with duck, caramelized onions, roasted tomatoes, cheddar and mozzarella.
Kids will love the milkshake menu. Most adult cocktails are served with a signature rubber duck in them, which are also available for purchase.
Our kids loved this restaurant, and it has something for everyone in the family. It is fun, casual and unique, and definitely one of the best kid friendly restaurants in Savannah.
Huey’s on the River
Huey’s on the River is a great kid friendly restaurant in Savannah. Located right on the river, this restaurant offers expansive views of the water front. The restaurant is known for its New Orleans classics.
If visiting at brunch, don’t miss their indulgent beignets. At dinner time, adults will enjoy traditional Louisiana favorites like Etoufee, Jambalaya, or Muffuletta.
Definitely save room for dessert! They serve a killer Praline Cheesecake, or for the really adventurous a Bourbon Sorghum Pecan Pie.
Sweet Potatoes Kitchen
Looking for the quintessential soul food dinner in Savannah? Sweet Potatoes Kitchin is your place. Not only do they have amazing food, but Sweet Potatoes Kitchen is one of the best kid friendly restaurants in Savannah.
The menu includes classic dishes like barbecue chicken and fried catfish with classic Southern sides like corn pudding and lemon collard greens. They also have a kids menu with meatloaf, chicken tenders, and chicken gumbo.
Sweet Potatoes Kitchen also has a great selection of desserts, and were awarded the “Best Banana Pudding” on Man vs. Food.
The restaurant is casual, with both indoor and outdoor seating. It is no frills, but the food is worth the trip.
The Wyld Dock Bar
A short drive from downtown Savannah, the Wild Dock Bar is one of our favorite restaurants to visit in Savannah with kids. With beautiful marsh views, and laid back vibes, its a beautiful place with all outdoor seating to escape the city and visit the real Georgia.
Located right on the water, this restaurant has casual vibes where families can kick back and enjoy time together on a nice day.
Kids are welcome here. There is lawn space for the kids to run around while parents enjoy a drink. The menu is simple and changes periodically. Kids can usually find something from tacos to a burger and fries, and if nothing else a slice of key lime pie.
While a bit out of the downtown, we love this place so much that we thought it deserved a spot on the list.
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