Savannah is a city meant for picnics. From the Historic District’s 22 squares to Tybee Island beach, there are countless places to spread out, enjoy nature and chow down on delicious takeout.
One of Savannah’s most popular takeout joints is Zunzi’s, a Historic District restaurant that gained national attention in 2012 when its sandwich The Conquistador was named one of the top three sandwiches in America by The Travel Channel’sAdam Richman. Other favorite Historic District takeout restaurants include breakfast and lunch favorite Goose Feathers, French eatery Papillote and pizza restaurant Screamin’ Mimi’s.
Barbecue is the perfect takeout food, and Savannah’s got a number of great choices. If you’re heading to Tybee, swing by Wiley’s Championship BBQ, which features tender beef brisket and killer sides. For those visiting Wormsloe Plantation or Skidaway Island State Park, a to-go meal from Sandfly Bar-B-Q is a must. Be sure to order the Brunswick stew and smoked chicken salad.
Savannah’s Midtown restaurants are good options for takeout since parking is usually plentiful. Check out Jamaican restaurant Sweet Spice and its next-door neighbor Joe’s Homemade Café, Bakery & Catering, which boasts mouthwatering sandwiches and salads. Nearby coffee.deli in Habersham Village is perfect for those craving authentic deli fare.
No picnic basket is complete without a nice selection of side dishes, so head to Thrive Café on Highway 80 for delectable and freshly made sides like curried tofu salad and southwestern black bean salad. The eatery also offers a range of sandwiches and heartier dinner options.