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Common Restaurant  - Common Restaurant, Savannah, GA

Common Restaurant

4.7
4.7
1512 Reviews
$50 and over
Southern
Located in the heart of Savannah, Georgia in the boutique shopping district on Broughton Street, Common boasts beautiful views of the iconic Marshal House Inn and offers a unique dining experience in a truly historic setting.

Our take on elevated cuisine in the low country crafted with care and attention to detail by Executive Chef Whitney McMorris and her team. From classic favorites to innovative creations, Common's menu showcases all the best Savannah has to offer. Whether it's an intimate gathering in our dining room or a larger celebration in our private event space, our dedicated staff will ensure that every detail is attended.

Common Restaurant also boasts an impressive wine list that has earned the prestigious "Best of Award of Excellence" from Wine Spectator for two years running. With carefully curated selections from around the world, wine enthusiasts will find themselves spoiled for choice.






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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 35 times today
Experiences are available.

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Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Price
    $50 and over
  • Cuisines
    Southern, American, Cocktail Bar
  • Hours of operation
    Brunch Sat, Sun 11:00 am–3:00 pm Happy Hour Mon–Fri 2:00 pm–6:00 pm Sat, Sun 3:00 pm–6:00 pm Dinner Daily 5:00 pm–9:30 pm
  • Phone number
    (912) 777-3742
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Executive chef
    Whitney McMorris
  • Private party facilities
    Common hosts private events for 10 to 60 guests in our private event space located above the main dining room. Create a multi-course menu of southern classics and new favorites with a personally curated menu featuring wine from our award-winning cellar.
  • Private party contact
    our Private Dining Coordinator: (912) 777-3742
  • Neighborhood
    Historic District - North
  • Cross street
    We are between Drayton & Abercorn and across from The Marshall House
  • Parking details
    Street Parking
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Experiences

  • Continue with Bar Top Prix Fixe reservation

    $75.00 per person

    Multiple dates available
    . . . . The bar top has long been associated with casual dining and quick drinks, but the time has come for us to challenge this perception with a unique & memorable dining experience. Common Restaurants Bar Top Prix Fixe menu offers a multi-course meal that takes guests on a gastronomic journey, highlighting different flavors and textures with each course. Wine and cocktail flight pairings are available to ensure that each course is perfectly matched with a beverage that enhances the overall experience. Book a seat at our bar top for an unforgettable dining adventure.

What 1,512 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.7
4.7 based on recent ratings
  • 4.6Food
  • 4.8Service
  • 4.6Ambience
  • 4.4Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Coastal Georgia

    Hot spot

  • Coastal Georgia

    Lively

  • Savannah

    Best Service

  • Savannah

    Hot spot

  • Savannah

    Great for fine wines

  • Savannah

    Lively

  • Savannah

    Most Booked

1,512 Reviews
  1. Mik12

    Chicago

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The service was wonderful, the atmosphere was perfect. They have a sommelier who was most helpful in finding us a wine on what was a very extensive list Our appetizer was amazing. As nice and as perfect our waiter, the wine the restaurant was the food could use more pep in its step. There was no ahh or mmm while we were eating. In my opinion match the ambiance and the experience the food needs to be better

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  2. LeahB

    Atlanta Metro

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our group of 6 ladies had a fabulous experience. Ambiance and food were both perfect. Our server, Brittnee was the absolute best you could ever ask for!

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  3. OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    From the moment I walked in I was warmly greeted by the staff. I chose to sit at the bar as I was a solo diner and was immediately greeted by the lovely Laney. I ordered the Tybee Island oysters (which were incredible) and at Laney‘s recommendation had the shrimp and grits (amazing!!)I highly recommend, this lovely restaurant the food is amazing and the staff even more so:) can’t wait to go back! Annie B

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  4. JamesD

    Western NC

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    One of the best restaurants in Savannah. The food is amazing - you have to try the pork belly and the Pineapple Situation!

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  5. DanielB

    New York City

    5 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 2
    The restaurant interior is very attractive however it is extremely loud, even on a mid week evening. Our waiter Robert was a poor example of hospitality as he was rude, neglected to give us information on the specials or desserts and seemed eager to rush us to leave. The food was presented in a very appealing manner with mixed results in flavor, the Sole fish special was delicious but overpriced and the short ribs were fairly tasteless and over powered by the cornbread. This was the only poor dining experience we have had in multiple visits to Savannah restaurants

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  6. OpenTable Diner

    Exclusive

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on April 15, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Wonderful service from Alberto. Food was excellent!

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  7. KevinD

    Mobile

    20 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    20 reviews

    Dined on April 14, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our favorite when stopping in Savannah every 6-8 weeks. Unfortunately we were told that a new executive chef is taking the reins and menu will change. We (I) have always come for the Pineapple Situation. It was introduced to us when the last new young chef came and even greeted us at the table. The dish could beat Bobby Flay! Best of Luck with the new menu we will try it but it will be hard to top the last menu and Chef.

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  8. DianaA

    Philadelphia

    12 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on April 14, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Lainey was a Fabulous waiter/bartender whi added much to our experience!

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  9. OpenTable Diner

    Philadelphia

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on April 14, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our server was very friendly, helpful and attentive. The food was brought out in a timely manner and was well prepared and attractively presented.

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  10. OpenTable Diner

    Atlanta Metro

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 13, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Food was good but not excellent. Worth going back to try other dishes.

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  11. AnthonyC

    New Orleans

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on April 13, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Justin our server was very attentive and knowledgeable of the menu and special items and drinks. Craft cocktails were interesting and tasty. Food was nicely presented and full of flavor. Oysters were clean and tasty with several sauces to top them. Pork belly app was yummy and had a great crust and was accompanied by a variety of tasty items including cornichons, cheese and pickled peach. All in all very creative and high quality experience

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  12. WilliamC

    Jacksonville

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on April 13, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    In town for one night and decided to try Common Restaurant. I was offered on Open Table their Bartop Prix Fixe dinner. Perfect for anyone, who prefers to sit at the bar. I decided to give it a try. It was a remarkable experience, great food/drink pairing and value for the price. The bartender (Ro?) was very knowledgeable and professional. He added to the experience. Overall, a friendly staff and fun atmosphere in a casual setting!

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  13. KimB

    San Francisco

    20 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    20 reviews

    Dined on April 12, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Really inventive menu, complete with an extensive raw bar, wine list and unique cocktails Really convenient downtown access; we came in from Hilton Head and had no trouble locating them despite construction. Excellent service!!!

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  14. JoannB

    Coastal Georgia

    19 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    19 reviews

    Dined on April 11, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    My husband and I went for our 44th anniversary. The salmon dish was delicious. My husband loved the special fish dish. He cleaned his plate. Service was great!!! Will go back soon.

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  15. KatW

    Coastal Georgia

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on April 10, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We had friends in town and were seated in one of the corner window tables. It was a wonderful experience, and Jenny was an excellent server. They were thrilled with the meal and experience, too!

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  16. MelissaB

    Atlanta Metro

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on April 7, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We came to eat with a group of 7, for which we had made a reservation. The group before us was still seated when we arrived, but left shortly after. We waited about 5 min past our reservation and the manager came over with champagne for all and apologized for the wait. Obviously, it was a none issue, but we were so impressed with his kindness and the way he ran his restaurant. Food was outstanding, service was fabulous (Tricia) and drinks were great. Will definitely be back!

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  17. OpenTable Diner

    Coastal Georgia

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on April 6, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Fantastic!!! Very complex dishes. Happy to have finally eaten there.

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  18. StephanieA

    New York City

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on April 6, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food was incredible and our server knew the menu by heart. She also was friendly, accommodating and was also very accurate in her recommendations! Can’t wait to eat there again.

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  19. LindaP

    Washington DC

    24 reviews

    5.0

    24 reviews

    Dined on April 6, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    First stop in Savannah for lunch! Our server was awesome and so was the food! Very fun vibe.

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  20. CouplaFoodies

    Georgia

    13 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on April 5, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    The food and service were exceptional. We had the signature dish...the beef short ribs over corn bread and creamed collards. It was possibly the best dish I've had in several years. The crab cakes were also excellent. Brittany was our server and did an outstanding job. Our only complaint was the room temperature in the restaurant. It was so cold that it made it hard to enjoy the meal. Everyone around us was putting on jackets, if they had them. Those who didn't have jackets were visibly uncomfortable and were discussing it among the tables. We asked that the staff turn down the air, but we saw no improvement...sadly, after such a great meal, we couldn't wait to leave the restaurant. Aside from the temperature, I would have easily given 5 stars.

    1 person found this helpful

  21. OpenTable Diner

    Omaha

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on April 5, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Ambience and food quality and selection are the reasons for this my second dinner here, and Common didn’t disappoint. It is now on my short list of favorites in Savannah. Everyone loved the ambience, and the diverse choices on the menu. My rating would be 4.5 stars if the app would allow. The only disappointment was that one steak was overcooked. The Server did the right thing and brought a new steak, but that one was overcooked as well. Regardless, our party of five had a lovely meal and a fantastic dining experience.

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  22. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 4, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Brittany, our server was just lovely. The food was delicious and we loved our upstairs table overlooking the bar. Fish special with mashed sweet potatoes was delicious, as was everything we tasted!

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  23. FreddiH

    Coastal Georgia

    44 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    44 reviews

    Dined on April 4, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Light on the pours and heavy on the spices…great atmosphere and exceptional service. Some choices were outstanding such as the short ribs and hazelnut chocolate mouse but the vegetarian pasta was way too spicy and the oysters Rockefeller sauce although delicious overpowered the oysters. Do not order wine before asking the price per glass. All in all, we’ll be back and be better informed of what is excellent.

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  24. EastYork

    Coastal Georgia

    10 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on April 2, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We had a wonderful dinner and outstanding service! Thank you to our waitress and manager Alexis. We will be back!

    1 person found this helpful

  25. DinerDelight

    Tallahassee

    43 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    43 reviews

    Dined on March 31, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    Good server and service but …. Food - oysters had a lot of grit (we eat oysters in a lot of restaurants and grit is infrequent), crab Benedict dish was dry and had way too much bread with dry breaded crab and little flavor. Shrimp and grits were OK with 5 good sized shrimp but dish was highly spiced and salty. Small wine pours. Expensive meal for food and portions. Not a repeat dining experience in Savanna for us.

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  26. heatherc

    Chicago

    11 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on March 31, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Lovely service. Creative, delicious food. Warm environment

    1 person found this helpful

  27. MikaelW

    Charlotte

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 29, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was great, and the service we got was incredible. 10/10 🌟

    1 person found this helpful

  28. Rachel

    New York City

    9 reviews

    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on March 28, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Yummy happy hour oysters. Great service. Fun environment

    1 person found this helpful

  29. Greg

    Coastal Georgia

    8 reviews

    4.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on March 27, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    First time trying Common. The food was very good. The Pineapple Situation was a hit with my group and I thoroughly enjoyed my delicious Scallops with Risotto. The service was excellent and the restaurant had a very cool vibe. Great place for special occasions!

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  30. IncFaulks

    Pittsburgh

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 26, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    The service was a real highlight, from the hostess to our server. The food was outstanding, especially the crab caprese and pineapple situation. The only potential negative is that my margarita was expensive and forgettable. Still, would definitely come back!

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  31. Flyinfinn

    Las Vegas

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 26, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Looking for a seafood restaurant in Savannah for our last night in town. Awesome food and the service was excellent. Downtown instead of on the river but exceptional none the less.

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  32. OpenTable Diner

    Mississippi

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 24, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Came here the night before and unfortunately I was late but returned tonight and TINA was fabulous. She remembered me/my party by name and made me feel so welcomed :) Britnee was our server and took great care of us not only in recommendations but also being engaging and attentive to the needs of the table. Would definitely recommend on service and food quality and if you are running late, just let Tina know Mr LeBlanc said it is OK

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  33. OpenTable Diner

    E. Tennessee

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on March 23, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Excellent food at a great location in the heart of Broughton Street. Steps from shopping, theaters, and nightlife. Pacing of drinks, apps, and dinner was slow for the US, and not all food arrived together. Excellent food, however, for everyone. Restaurant was clean and chic, if a bit noisy.

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  34. MaryK

    Detroit

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 23, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    My scallops and risotto were outstanding - cooked to perfection and very tasty!

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  35. DowntownGal

    Coastal Georgia

    9 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on March 23, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our second time to eat here and it just gets better!

    1 person found this helpful

  36. OpenTable Diner

    Richmond

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 21, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Fabulous service from our server, Britnee!!! And our food was outstanding, thanks to Chef Whitney, who was kind enough to come out to meet us after we sent our compliments. Delightful experience!!!

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  37. tlynam175

    London

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on March 19, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great food, everyone in our party was really happy. Service also fantastic from Trish

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  38. OpenTable Diner

    Greater Boston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 19, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Awesome staff couldn’t do more to help with food and wine selection. All yummy and fun

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  39. OpenTable Diner

    Charleston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 18, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Outstanding wine list. Service is great. Food is great, well seasoned, and thoughtful.

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  40. BarryF

    Coastal Georgia

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Mama's cornbread was phenomenal. Server Justin was attentive and wealth of knowledge of savannah.

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FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Common Restaurant using the Order Online button.

Common Restaurant is rated 4.7 stars by 1512 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 35 times today
Experiences are available.

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for Common Restaurant

118 E Broughton St, Savannah, GA 31401-3304

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Cross street
    We are between Drayton & Abercorn and across from The Marshall House
  • Neighborhood
    Historic District - North
  • Hours of operation
    Brunch Sat, Sun 11:00 am–3:00 pm Happy Hour Mon–Fri 2:00 pm–6:00 pm Sat, Sun 3:00 pm–6:00 pm Dinner Daily 5:00 pm–9:30 pm
  • Price
    $50 and over
  • Cuisines
    Southern, American, Cocktail Bar
  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking details
    Street Parking
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive chef
    Whitney McMorris
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Phone number
    (912) 777-3742
  • Private party facilities
    Common hosts private events for 10 to 60 guests in our private event space located above the main dining room. Create a multi-course menu of southern classics and new favorites with a personally curated menu featuring wine from our award-winning cellar.
  • Private party contact
    our Private Dining Coordinator: (912) 777-3742
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