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The Pirate’s House in Savannah, Georgia

Savannah has plenty of great places to eat. While taking a tour of the city the tour guide pointed out a place called The Pirate’s House. We were told that it has been around since the 1700s. Seafarers would come to eat, drink, and be merry. It soon turned into a place pirates would visit. Once we realized it was around the corner from the hotel we were staying in we had to see for ourselves what it was all about.

The Pirate's House in Savannah, Georgia  www.hollydayz.com ©2016 HollyDayz

The tour guide had also told us there is a tunnel below that the pirates would take women and such through the tunnels and out to sea. The Pirate’s House is said to be the oldest house erected in the entire state of Georgia. The place comes with great history, which I love, so why not head there to eat.

Some of the pirate theme decor ©2016 HollyDayz
Some of the pirate theme decor ©2016 HollyDayz
Bar & Booth Area ©2016 HollyDayz
Bar & Booth Area ©2016 HollyDayz

When we arrived we were told the wait to eat would be awhile and we were pretty hungry. We decided to go eat by the bar which had a booth connected to it. There were also other booths near the bar. After looking over the menu for awhile it became apparent that trying to decide what to order was a bit hard. We talked with the bartender and he confirmed what we all had our eyes on, The Pirate’s House Award Winning Pecan Fried Chicken.

Dinner Menu ©2016 HollyDayz
Dinner Menu ©2016 HollyDayz

There were also themed alcoholic drinks. I ordered The Cracken. Once we placed our orders we decided to get the Fried Green Tomatoes for an appetizer. The bartender informed us that the food would actually come before the appetizer and sure enough he was right. A few minutes later the food came out.

Award Winning Pecan Fried Chicken and Cracken ©2016 HollyDayz
Award Winning Pecan Fried Chicken and Cracken ©2016 HollyDayz

I could tell why the Pecan Fried Chicken was award winning. It was absolutely delicious! I had never had anything liked it. We all were very quiet enjoying our food which also came with a baked potato and veggies. Soon after the Fried Green Tomatos came out which were also so good. I don’t even like tomatoes and I enjoyed these! My drink was perfect.

Fried Green Tomato www.hollydayz.com ©2016 HollyDayz
Fried Green Tomato  ©2016 HollyDayz

The portion size was big. So big we were full and couldn’t eat any more. We had to take the food to go. As we were walking towards the exit I noticed that there was an upstairs, we went up and saw a gift shop. It almost made me feel like I was back in the times of pirates or that I was in the Pirate’s of the Caribbean movie. I also noticed waiters dressed up as pirates.

Very Pirate's of the Caribbeanesqe  ©2016 HollyDayz
Very Pirate’s of the Caribbeanesqe ©2016 HollyDayz
More Pirate Decor ©2016 HollyDayz
More Pirate Decor ©2016 HollyDayz

It was a really fun restaraunt with amazing food. I happily ate the rest of the chicken the next day and it still tasted delicious. I will make sure that The Pirate’s House in Savannah is a restaurant I return too!

A Pirate's House ©2016 HollyDayz
A Pirate’s House ©2016 HollyDayz

Have you every been to The Pirate’s House in Savannah, Georgia?

45 Comments

  • kemkem

    OMG, the first thing l thought when l saw the picture was that it so reminded me of Interview with a vampire. Awesome. The food looks great too. I would definitely eat there, even if it’s just to say “Cracken”..haha.. I need to visit Savannah 🙂

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    • Holly Dayz

      The food was so amazing! haha the drink was good too.

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  • Elaine J Masters

    Never been but would love to visit. Those fried green tomatoes look lip smacking good.

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    • Holly Dayz

      Oh you must, the food is delicious.

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  • Anna @ shenANNAgans

    I have never been to that part of the world, but i would totes check out this place, love the quirkiness of it and the serving size of the food, my kinda establishment. 🙂

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    • Holly Dayz

      The serving size was great. I had enough to eat for the next day.

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  • Krysten

    That place looks awesome! I need to go there when I visit my family in Georgia!

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    • Holly Dayz

      It was. You should def go.

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  • Rosemary

    Reading your post me of Johnny Depp and Pirates of the Caribbean…the pecan fried chicken and fried green tomatoes look tempting 🙂

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    • Holly Dayz

      That is what the place reminded me of lol.

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  • Tonya

    This reminds me of a few places in St. Augustine, that are richly full of history. I would love to visit someday.

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    • Holly Dayz

      I love the history. It makes it so much better.

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  • Keisha

    This looks really cool. I don’t ever think to do fun stuff like themed eateries when traveling. I also need to cut the crap and get to Savannah as a tourist.

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    • Holly Dayz

      Yea you need to get to Savannah. Great city.

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  • Ms Frugal Ears

    Oh, my kids are pirate mad! I’m sure they would love to know that a place like this even existed. Fabulous.

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    • Holly Dayz

      Oh then your kids would love this place! And the food is great.

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  • Amanda

    Savannah is on my list if places to visit; so many friends have told me it’s a must. The pecan fried chicken sounds to die for and I could dig right into that plate of fried green tomatoes. Delicious!

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    • Holly Dayz

      I would love to go back and visit, I enjoyed it. The chicken was to die for! I would love some right now.

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  • Marteen

    This looks like such a fun place to visit and eat at. Being a tour guide I’m fascinated that the building dates back to the 1700s. Is there a good variety on the menu for vegetarians?

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    • Holly Dayz

      It was a fun place to visit. I would love to go again. I love history myself. Ya know I don’t fully remember they have some odd pages of menu. I am sure if you check the site you will find something to your liking such as the fried green tomatoes.

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  • scmacleod

    What a fun place! Will have to try it on our next Savannah trip. Thanks for pointing it out.

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    • Holly Dayz

      It is great. I am going to have to go back.

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  • Long Nguyen

    You did have a great experience there, but if I am there next time, I should insist in the tunnel visiting. It is so excited !

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    • Holly Dayz

      I loved it. I would love to see that so there shall be a next time.

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  • Kirstin N. Fuller (@thetravelindiva)

    I love themed restaurants especially ones with real history attached. The pecan fried chicken looks sooooo delicious! Savannah here I come!

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    • Holly Dayz

      It is so delicious. It is award winning for a reason.

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  • Frugal Flirty N Fab

    I’ve never been before but now I’m adding it to my must see list the next time I’m in Savannah! Thanks for sharing!

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    • Holly Dayz

      You will enjoy it. Such great food.

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  • The Food Avenue

    This looks like a ton of fun. The great food makes it sound even better!

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    • Holly Dayz

      It really was.

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  • The Food Avenue

    This looks like a ton of fun. The great food makes it sound even

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  • Kristina

    Pecan fried chicken, huh? There should be a law against that! 🙂

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    • Holly Dayz

      Yep too delicious and a must try.

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  • tyra

    This looks so darn delicious! I am glad you found this place. That chicken looked fantastic!

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    • Holly Dayz

      It was so good! It was fantastic.

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  • Tandy | Lavender and Lime

    What an interesting place!

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    • Holly Dayz

      It was very nice.

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  • Janelle McLeod (@imjanellemcleod)

    Wow, I’m local and never been. I will have to go and take my bear cubs for a visit. Everything looks great and fun.

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    • Holly Dayz

      You must go then! The food was so amazing. Ya’ll will love it.

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  • T. Espi (@TheStyleMedic)

    I shouldn’t have read this post while hungry. That chicken and those fried green tomatoes look delish! Another place I’ll have to check out when I make it to Savannah.

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    • Holly Dayz

      The food is good. I think even if you weren’t hungry it would have made you hungry. That is how I feel right now.

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  • eostories

    This looks like a fun place to visit and eat in a entertaining atmosphere. I try to avoid touristic places to eat when travelling, but places like this a quite fun sometime.

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    • Holly Dayz

      It was really nice and there were actually locals in there as well.

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  • Vashti@veepeejay.com

    I’m headed to Georgia next week but I won’t make it to Savannah. I definitely need to make a trip back to really explore.

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    • Holly Dayz

      Hopefully you will make it to Savannah soon. It is a great city.

      Reply

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