Let the Hostess City Host this Year’s Thanksgiving
Things may look a bit different this year, but the sentiment remains the same. We need holiday cheer more than ever, so why no go all out with your favorite Thanksgiving meals in town?
Enjoy traditional Thanksgiving fare with heaps of Southern fixin’s. It’s not Thanksgiving in the South without endless casseroles, fried green tomatoes and a mess of greens.
urtail the stress of planning this year’s feast, the crowded grocery stores and the inevitable Everest of dishes piled in the kitchen sink. A few of Savannah’s most popular restaurants will happily take the pressure off and host your holiday dinner with plenty of Southern flare. The staple dishes of roasted turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy will be paired with distinctly Southern eats. Visit the restaurant website or call for specific pricing and reservation information.
Belford’s award-winning surf and turf menu will incorporate holiday favorites along with its array of seafood and prime beef. The dinner will encompass a prix fixe three course menu with a choice of one appetizer, entree and dessert. A few of the delectable starters include fried green tomatoes in a spicy rémoulade sauce as well as baked parmesan garlic butter oysters. The staple Thanksgiving entree is an oven roasted turkey breast with gravy, garlic whipped potatoes, Granny Smith apple and cranberry stuffing and French-styled green beans. Dessert is a tough choice between turtle cheesecake and white chocolate bread pudding.
315 W. Saint Julian St. Savannah, GA • 912.233.2626 • belfordsavannah.com
700 Drayton Restaurant
On November 26, the 700 Drayton Restaurant at the Mansion on Forsyth Park will open its main dining room to serve a special Thanksgiving dinner. Sample the amuse bouche of black truffled deviled eggs before a choice of she crab soup or confit red-golden beets. Entrees include a slow basted organic turkey roulade, herb roasted prime rib or cedar wrapped salmon all paired with brussel sprouts, country-style green beans and a choice of sweet potato casserole or yukon gold herb whipped potato. Be sure to save room for a slice of pumpkin or pecan pie!
700 Drayton St. Savannah, GA • 912.721.5002 • kesslercollection.com
The Pirates’ House
The Pirates’ House has traditionally served their grand Thanksgiving buffet; however, due to COVID-19, this historic restaurant will instead provide an à la carte Thanksgiving menu. The holiday menu will feature traditional favorites such as roasted and carved turkey with mashed potatoes, gravy, sausage and herb stuffing, collard greens and green beans. Not feeling like turkey? English cut prime rib with a brown sugar crust, mashed potatoes and a vegetable medley will also be served.
20 E. Broad St. Savannah, GA • 912.233.5757 • thepirateshouse.com
Six Pence Pub
The most authentic British pub in Georgia, Six Pence Pub, will be serving traditional Thanksgiving fare for its guests. Host this year’s “Friendsgiving” at the lively bar and restaurant to enjoy spirits along with classic holiday dishes. Thanksgiving is a day to celebrate!
245 Bull St. Savannah, GA • 912.233.3151 • sixpencepub.com
Rhett at the Alida Hotel
A twice-baked sweet potato casserole with rum soaked pecans, toasted marshmallow, smoked cinnamon and buttermilk creme fraiche is just the introduction at Rhett. The main course served will be roasted turkey breast with garlic collards, whipped potatoes, charred green beans, gravy and cranberry-orange sauce. Dessert is an all-time American favorite, classic pumpkin pie fancied up with Grand Marnier, whipped cream and salted caramel.
412 Williamson St. Savannah, GA • 912.544.4575 • diningwithrhett.com