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The Pirates' House

20 East Broad St., Savannah, GA 31401-2929 (Downtown)
(912) 233-5757
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Ranked #72 of 777 Restaurants in Savannah
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Bay St.
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.
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Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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94 reviews 94 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Okay we enjoyed this food and bartender so much on our previous visit to Savannah, we just had to go back again. We walked through the dining rooms, which were fairly crowded and noisy, and opted for the quieter bar. I ordered the chicken and sausage gumbo with red rice (11.95) It was huge portion, very flavorfull, lots of meat... More 

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New York
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146 reviews 146 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

The food is nothing special. If lived nearby, wouldn't want to come back. If you are with kids, the main draw is having the pirate come to your table and chat with you. On several occasions we tried to get the "pirate" to chat with us. At first, he walked by several times, looked at us and nodded while he... More 

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DeLand, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

This restaurant is currently CLOSED, I have dinner there years ago with the Girl Scouts and it was a lot of fun.

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Ormond Beach
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Have only been there once but will definitely eat there each time I go to Savannah. The house is an historical building where they actually shanghaied sailors in the day. The atmosphere, service and food were all excellent. The food is reasonably priced and the portions are large. The pecan fried chicken was outstanding and enough to feed two.

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McDonough, Georgia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

The historic aspect of this place drew us in and we are glad for the experience. The food was good. I had a crab sandwich and my husband and grandson had a burger. It wasn't extraordinary and in reality wasn't worth the wait with a small child that was hungry. The pirate character visiting us at the table was quite... More 

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Oak Island, North Carolina, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

OMG, this place is so good and so cool. The atmosphere is amazing, as is the food. My husband and I both ordered the honey pecan glaze fried chicken and it was ridiculous. We ate off of that food literally 2 whole days. We went as a part of the old savannah trolley ghost tour and rum cellar tour. It... More 

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Corbin, Kentucky
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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015 via mobile

This is a must - do while in Savannah. This is one of the oldest buildings in the city and the food is fantastic. Don't forget to ask "Country" for some of her tea!!! Delish! Also be sure to get the history and be careful not to fall in any tunnels😉

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waterloo ny
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We have eaten at the pirate house and their lunch buffett is one of the best we have ever had. we are looking forward to going back again.

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Newmarket, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

This was our second trip back to Savannah within a year because we loved it so much. I've eaten at a number of local establishments, but this is the only one I must do again. The dinner entres are about $18 to $25, but you get a lot of good quality food for that price. I consider myself a big... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Great place for kids with an amazing dinner. Pecan Chicken was to die for and loved the pirate tour after dinner. Highly recommend!

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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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