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Boar's Head Grill & Tavern

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1 North Lincoln Street, Savannah, GA 31401-1244 (River Street)
+1 912-651-9660
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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61 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were there for a late lunch. Service was great. Food was not. Shrimp and grits were tasty, bur the shrimp were overcooked and tough. Besides that the crab cakes had a strange flavor. All three of the crab cake orderers agreed on this. My wife didn't finish hers and that is really unusual. The crab bisque was mediocre. All... More 

Thank Tony T
Charlotte, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Joe was an awesome server! The food was as good as any in Savannah. Best shrimp and grits on the waterfront.

Thank JimWebb63
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We have had a fantastic experience! The cheese grits are absolutely spectacular. So delicious! A nice pour of wine, attentive staff. A nice dinner with our family!

Thank Meredith B
Putnam Valley, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

there in early March and it was a delightful experience! our waiter Dan was so pleasant with his Southern hospitality and very informative of the menu and offerings. we had the Gulf Shrimp (from the Gulf of Mexico and not Asian) special that night and nothing negative to say about the meal, the way it was served or the presentation....all... More 

Thank doubletrip
Savannah Ga
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The day after St Paddy's day we took our son from LA downtown , picked the boars head ,and was very please , I had the burger and man it was very good great food ,cold beer and great servers.

Thank nelliot
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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194 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stopped for dinner with friends, asked if we had reservations with about 15 tables open, no they were not filled even after they sat us 20 minutes later. Our waiter was not overly attentive but did okay. Food was good but did fall a little short. Hubby had shrimp and grits, very tasty but we could not find many... More 

Thank italian4560
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Went to Boar's Head on recommendation from hotel staff. We usually stay away from eateries in main tourist areas, but it came highly recommended and we were pleasantly surprised. Hubby had steak, it was perfectly cooked. I had mahi, which was delicious too! Grits are fabulous!

Thank deb974
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We found this on Trip Advisor and we are SO glad we stopped at the Boar's Head! Our server, Joe, was very personable, honest and had fantastic suggestions. The Low Country Shrimp and Grits was incredibly tasty and fresh. No matter what you get, try the grits! We also had the peach BBQ salmon and it was fantastic. For dessert,... More 

Thank SeanAG
Americus, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Excellent location overlooking the river. The shrimp scampi and stuffed shrimp both were great. We had great service even though it was very crowded on St. Patrick's Day weekend.

Thank AmyBenton
McLean, Virginia
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In the midst of the crazy Savannah St Patrick's celebration, Boar's Head was a great respite! Kevin was our server and was attentive and helpful! The BBQ shrimp appetizer was outstanding. We loved the holiday special, shrimp primavera, shrimp and grits and the chicken pasta dish. Highly recommend - nice central location as well!

Thank vjkee

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$39
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?