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The Pirates' House

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20 East Broad St., Savannah, GA 31401-2929 (Bay St.)
(912) 233-5757
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Dessert, Breakfast, Lunch, Buffet, Late Night, Reservations
Description: The entire family is sure to enjoy Savannah's most intriguing & historic...
The entire family is sure to enjoy Savannah's most intriguing & historic restaurant. At the Pirates' House, our most precious treasure is the food. Situated in Trustees Garden, merely a scant block from the Savannah River, the Famous Pirates' House is the most historic spot in Georgia. The Herb House, erected in 1734, located inside the Pirates' House, is said to be the oldest house in Georgia. The Pirates' House first opened in 1753 as an inn for seafarers and fast became a meeting point for blood-thirsty pirates & sailors. Enthusiastically recommended by AAA, Food & Wine and Redbook.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
First visit

The customer service was great and staff were very friendly. There was an hour wait, so it's best to make reservation. The food was fair and portion sizes were enough for two. Very casual dining.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
kentpsych
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Nashville, Tennessee
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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Nashville, Tennessee
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

The customer service was great and staff were very friendly. There was an hour wait, so it's best to make reservation. The food was fair and portion sizes were enough for two. Very casual dining.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

We stopped in late, about 10 min before closing. However, they said we could still order. We were worried the meal quality would suffer but it did not. Steak was so good and tender, perfectly cooked to order. The shrimp Savannah ? was very good as well. The atmosphere was really cool too we were greeted by a "real pirate"... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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21 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

We went to this restaurant recently. The place was fun and they really engaged the kids. The service was good. The food was barely average and we ended up all having the buffet because the were experiencing power outages so that was the only thing available. The power did come back on but we weren't willing to risk it.

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Orlando, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Cute atmosphere. Went for the buffet but ended up ordering off the menu because the buffet only had about 8 items and most looked like they had been sitting there a while.

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Toledo, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Went late night with a friend - absolutely loved the ambiance! Ordered a ton of food including a few versions of fried green tomatoes and some peel n eat shrimp. Really liked the pirate mugs so ordered the drinks where you can take one home.... the drink itself (in my opinion) was nasty, but was worth it for the cup!... More 

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Pennsylvania
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69 reviews 69 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We visited the Pirates' House after reading fairly decent reviews. It also happens to be one of the stops on the Old Savannah Trolley tour, which we thought would break up the trip of our kids, but unfortunately, this restaurant did not live up to the reviews. The food was sketchy, and service was lacking. They do give the kids... More 

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Catlett
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3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Great food and entertaining staff. We were there for lunch on our last day of vacation. I had the Reuben and my husband had a burger. I am picky about my Reuben's because oftentimes the meat is fatty and I have to pick around it. This was the best Reuben ever! Not a pice of fat to pick off. Lean... More 

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Fenton, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

The staff was fun and friendly. The food was excellent! We learned about the stories, the tunnels and trap doors, and the history for the Pirates House. Fun for entire family.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

I was not at all inpressed with this place. The best part was the biscuts and honey butter, that was very good. As for the buffet, it was lacking with options for the price. The menu was not as broad as it could have been. Not my fav stop, probably more entertaining for people with kids, as the food is... More 

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Nokesville, Virginia
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This is one of the most historic buildings in the region .. and to have it as a restaurant now is an excellent find .. and INDEED, the food is first class too. Make no mistake, though, it isn't a cheap place to eat, and it's worth every penny. Definitely recommend it.

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Additional Information about The Pirates' House

Address: 20 East Broad St., Savannah, GA 31401-2929
Phone Number: (912) 233-5757
Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Savannah>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 20 East Broad St., Savannah, GA 31401-2929
    (Bay St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Savannah>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: (912) 233-5757

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children

Description

The entire family is sure to enjoy Savannah's most intriguing & historic restaurant. At the Pirates' House, our most precious treasure is the food. Situated in Trustees Garden, merely a scant block from the Savannah River, the Famous Pirates' House is the most historic spot in Georgia. The Herb House, erected in 1734, located inside the Pirates' House, is said to be the oldest house in Georgia. The Pirates' House first opened in 1753 as an inn for seafarers and fast became a meeting point for blood-thirsty pirates & sailors. Enthusiastically recommended by AAA, Food & Wine and Redbook.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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