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Delicious bowl of gumbo topped with rice at a locals favorite restaurant near The Slate in Savannah, Georgia



Gumbo is a popular Creole dish featuring meat or shellfish and an array of vegetables.

If you would like to enjoy a bowl, visit one of these restaurants where you'll spend an evening to remember:


Found inside an 18th century restored cotton warehouse, River House offers the quintessential fine dining experience. It's where visitors can watch the ships pass by while enjoying the Chatham Artillery Punch. This famous drink is made with a recipe from the city's Colonial era. Chef Gladys Young states she can't cook without fresh herbs and olive oil. Her dishes are made from scratch, and every bite bursts with flavor. The gumbo features Georgia white shrimp, andouille sausage, and vegetables, and is served with steamed white rice.


Alligator Soul's underground setting was a grain warehouse in 1885. It is known as one of the best restaurants in Savannah, as well as one of the most romantic. Founders Hilary and Maureen Craig are passionate about Southern cuisine, and they only use the freshest, local ingredients. Alligator Soul is a favorite among locals and visitors alike, and it offers an experience not to be missed. Try the gumbo baby back with a Bayou Bijou cocktail.


Huey's on the River brings an authentic taste of New Orleans to Savannah. The restaurant is found inside an 1817 cotton warehouse made of brick. It offers a cozy setting, and the floor-to-ceiling windows offer stunning water views. Huey's serves beignets all day and is renowned for its award-winning Bloody Mary's. The gumbo features chicken, andouille sausage, okra, and tomatoes cooked in a dark roux.

These are just a few of the restaurants near our Savannah, GA apartments. If you would like to become a resident of The Slate, please contact us. We will gladly arrange a tour of our vibrant community.