Savannah, GA
Savannah, GA

Oysters on the Half Shell

Common Thread

Oysters on the Half Shell

Common Thread
122 East 37th Street
Savannah, Georgia, 31401
(912) 944-7482

The anticipation was killing me as I arrived early for the dinner reservation. Heading upstairs to the bar, I noticed the crowd had a local vibe. Chatting with the knowledgeable staff, sipping an excellent Martini, I jived to the hip music. The new paradigm in Southeastern coastal cuisine is shared here with a pride in being part of a community the owners and purveyors crafted. But the bold, unique flavors are the headlines in this resto. The oysters with beet mignonette, horseradish labneh and smoked trout roe and dill spring garnish, was superb. I’ve never tasted anything like it. The beef tartare with homemade house chips, so tasty. My friend had the seared scallops with fresh vegetable and basil sauce, which was outstanding. The wine list has depth and all was enjoyed with a chilled Sancerre and smooth French red. A popular place, reservations are suggested.


Susan Nefzger

A seasoned PR pro and food photographer, Susan is an inspirational writer who travels the world planning her trips by dining reservations. She started the GA Lottery in the 90’s and turned to food watching Public TV with Jacques Pepin, Natalie Dupree and The Frugal Gourmet. She is an accomplished home cook and lover of all cuisines.




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