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Charleston SC/Savannah GA possibilities, no car

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bachslunch | | Feb 22, 2009 12:58 PM

Will be visiting both Savannah (for ca 2 days) and Charleston (for ca 3 days) in the foreseeable future and would like some thoughts on some possibilities I've researched. Am especially interested in local specialties (Low Country and Southern cuisine). Will not have a car, will be staying in the Historic District areas of both cities, and would like to avoid dicey parts of town.

Savannah: have seen consistent praise for Mrs. Wilkes and very mixed thoughts on The Lady and Sons here. What little I've seen re Belford's, Wall's, Olde Pink House, and Shrimp Factory has been positive. Mrs. Wilkes opens at 11 AM (lunch only) and seems to be really popular -- is there such a thing as a slow day there, and how far ahead of 11 AM should I be there if I go?

Charleston: comments seem to be all over the place here. The one constant is that everyone seems to like SNOB and nobody seems to like Jestine's or Hyman's. Hominy Grill seems mostly positive with a few dissenters, while Magnolia's and 82 Queen seem to draw wide differences of opinion. Have seen nothing regarding A.W. Shucks.

Any other spots I should be considering?

Many thanks.

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