Savannah After Dark: Trendy Bars, Rollicking Pubs and Laid-Back Nooks
When the sun sets on the sleepy little city by the sea, the real fun begins. Savannah’s nightlife scene is booming, with establishments geared toward a variety of ages and interests. In fact in 2012, U.S. News & World Report ranked Savannah 15th in a list of Best Nightlife Scenes in the USA. Pretty impressive considering the 14 cities that come before are some of the largest in the country. Savannah has plenty of bars that take a page from big-city living, including Jazz’d, a trendy tapas bar that’s always packed, and Rocks on the Roof, a chic bar with incredible views of the city. Of course it’s a given that the city with one... Read more »
Local Expert Tip: "If you're craving a lively atmosphere, head to Rocks on the Roof on the weekends. If you're looking for a more relaxing evening and don't want to fight for seats, visit during the week."
Local Expert Tip: "Congress Street Social Club often hosts live bands. Check out the bar's website or Facebook page for a schedule of upcoming performances."
Local Expert Tip: "Be sure try The Distillery's house-infused liquors. Past choices have included a decadent coffee-infused bourbon and crisp pear-infused gin."
Local Expert Tip: "Plan to stop by Jazz'd on a Thursday night when the superbly talented Trae Gurly sings Sinatra classics."
Local Expert Tip: "Grab drinks in the bar, then ask to be seated in the restaurant's basement, a converted wine cellar, which features cozy nooks and exposed bricks walls."
Local Expert Tip: "If you're a whiskey lover, ask the bartender to make you his special shot, the Tobias Bomb."
Local Expert Tip: "Be sure to check out B&D's excellent selection of craft beers."
- Type: Dance Club, Gay and Lesbian, Late Night / After Hours, Live Entertainment
- Neighborhood: Historic District
Local Expert Tip: "The Lady Chablis only performs one or two shows per month. Be sure to check Club One's website for a schedule of her performances."
Local Expert Tip: "Don't miss local band Damon and the Shitkickers, a self-described outlaw country band, which regularly performs at the Jinx. Check out the band's schedule on their Facebook page to see which nights they're rocking out the Jinx."
Local Expert Tip: "The slices of cake are huge. Grab a couple of forks and plan to share."
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