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Boar's Head Grill & Tavern

1 North Lincoln Street, Savannah, GA 31401-1244
+1 912-651-9660
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“shrimp and grits” (204 reviews)
“boar” (17 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 North Lincoln Street, Savannah, GA 31401-1244
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We stopped in recently for drinks and something to eat. We sat at the bar, which we prefer, which was a happy choice because of the terrific bartender (Tyler). He was knowledgeable, personable and entertaining, and made our evening a delight. Our drinks were wonderful;...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My friend and I came here on a recommendation for the best shrimp and grits. I was not disappointed! The shrimp and tasso sauce were delicious, and the grits were wonderfully cheesy. I asked for a side of vegetables, and to my pleasant surprise, out...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

being a stranger to Savannah and seaside cuisine, the wait staff was wonderfully helpful with my selections! delicious!

Thank Jim_R2_2018
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We stopped in without knowing anything about this restaurant. It’s a small tavern in an old cotton mill. It’s super cozy with a very cool atmosphere. The food was fantastic and reasonably priced. I had blackened chicken salad with a honey mustard dressing that was...More

Thank Lacie B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were passing through Savannah and stopped for the night at the Holiday Inn Exp. in the historic district. Ed, the concierge, recommended that we try Boat’s Head in River St and Lincoln for dinner. Best rec! Atmosphere warm and historic and frankly...atmospheric! Our server,...More

Thank Marilee S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

First impression walking in, was pleasant. Nice decor and clean. Staff was accommodating. Joe was or waiter. He was attentive to us, offering recommendations, keeping the glasses full, checking on us. My husband and I ordered the filet. Probably could have eaten it with a...More

Thank AngieVStewart
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We met our son at the Boars Head for a Friday night dinner. All the staff are very friendly and attentive. We ordered oysters Rockefeller and blackened shrimp appetizers. Both were excellent! The oysters were especially great with their spinach, cheese and other seasonings. Very...More

Thank Janetpn
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the atmosphere and the food was ABSOLUTELY DELISH! We've never had grits so creamy and tasty!! Will, our server, was very friendly and attentive. Spectacular Savannah hospitality!!! You HAVE to stop here!!!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner at Boars Head. The facility was very authentic, with great views of the river. I had black-eyed pea soup and a blackened shrimp appetizer. My husband had the bouillabaisse. Every dish was delicious, well presented and portioned. It was a wonderful experience.

Thank Alice H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Boar's Head is a first class restaurant disguising itself as a 'tavern'. It has the ambience of a rustic seaport tavern, but the menu items and their preparation are on par with the best of Savannah's food scene. Service was exceptional both for its efficiency...More

Thank Bob G
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19 August 2017|
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Response from joesaufley46 | Reviewed this property |
If you call ahead, they can accommodate most any size group.
21 July 2017|
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Response from Craig M | Reviewed this property |
While there is no outside tables, the tables by the windows have an excellent view of the river traffic. Check it out!
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4 March 2017|
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Response from Charlene B | Property representative |
There is city parking in the garages and along River Street. All the side streets and Bay Street are metered parking. The Bryan Street parking garage is the closest to the restaurant. We are located on the corner of River... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$39
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 North Lincoln Street, Savannah, GA 31401-1244
    (River Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Savannah>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 912-651-9660
  • E-mail
Boar's Head Grill & Tavern, Savannah's first restaurant on Historic River Street, has been a favorite for locals and tourists the past 50 years.
Locally owned and operated by Chef Philip & Charlene Branan, Boar's Head offers casual, waterfront dining in a unique restored cotton warehouse built in the 1800's.

Specializing in the finest USDA aged steaks, chops, live Maine lobster, local seafood and sinfully delicious desserts, Chef Branan caters to every diners needs. Relax and unwind with your favorite cocktails before and after dinner in our Tavern with a spectacular view of the Savannah River while watching the Ships pass by!

Price (Price reflects the average cost of dinner, including one drink and tip) $30 and under
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