Spend time on River Street in Savannah and you will not be disappointed. Discover top-notch meals at an array of awesome restaurants, a rich retail experience via uncommonly interesting shops, and first-rate entertainment courtesy of ample annual events.
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River Street Restaurants -
Whatever type of food you're craving, you're sure to find it on River Street in Savannah, GA. The Bayou Cafe features Cajun and Italian seafood specialties along with nightly live entertainment. Bernie's is the place to go for fresh oysters and shrimp, meaty sandwiches, and healthy salads. The Cobblestone Conch House serves up Caribbean dishes with a coastal Georgia flavor.
Huey's is where you'll discover authentic New Orleans Creole and Cajun cuisine mixed in with a heaping helping of southern-style cooking. The Warehouse Bar & Grill is known for its appetizing appetizers, smashing sandwiches, superb salads, and the best burger around. For more information, visit www.riverstreetsavannah.com/explore/restaurants
River Street Shops -
You'll have a field day browsing and buying when you stroll down River Street. Village Craftsmen is a co-op gallery filled with unique arts and crafts by Savannah artists as well as those from the nearby Low Country. Books on Bay is a one-of-a-kind store that welcomes readers of all tastes and ages with thousands of books dating from the 1700s to the late1900s. Jezebel is a clothing and accessories boutique focused on the art of fashion.
River Street Gallery is home to the paintings, prints, woodcarvings, glassware, and handcrafted jewelry of regional artists. True Grits has it all, from American Civil War artifacts and nautical antiques to local artist's prints and over 300 hot sauces. River Street Sweets, the oldest candy store in Savannah, will satisfy your sweet tooth with handmade southern candies, baked goods, and ice cream. For more information, visit www.riverstreetsavannah.com/explore/shops
River Street Events -
All year long, you'll be able to participate in one kind of fun event or another on River Street in Savannah. Celebrate the end of the week with First Friday Fireworks on the River. Get into the swing of things with the family-friendly First Saturday on the River. Holidays are celebrated in a big way as well, including St. Patrick's Day, Fourth of July, and Labor Day.
The Annual Oktoberfest features oompah bands, German food, games, and wiener dog races. Christmas on the River and Savannah's Lighted Christmas Parade boasts arts and crafts, live holiday entertainment, and the Fun-Fare Children's Play Area. New Year's Eve Fireworks on the River is a great way to bring in the New Year. For more information, visit www.riverstreetsavannah.com/events