Ellis Square

Plaza · Historic District-North
Barnard St (btwn Bryan St & Congress St), Savannah, GA 31401, United States

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    Barry L.
    "music and take a nap underneath the trees!"(3 Tips)
    Tricia S.
    "Get some takeout pizza and a togo beer."(2 Tips)
    Bubba W.
    "Great place for good drinks and live music under the night sky."(3 Tips)
    Mona M.
    "Great place to let the kids play in the fountain spray"(4 Tips)
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  • Ray C.

    Savannah's plaza! Walking distance from almost all major attractions. Parking underneath via Whitaker.

    Ray Christie · 3 days ago
  • Mona M.

    Great place to let the kids play in the fountain spray

    Mona Mikell · August 5, 2014
  • Melanie G.

    Never thought I'd be a piece on a chess board lol. Fun!

    Melanie George · July 12, 2014
  • Trish H.

    Awesome fountain for the little ones to play in. Nice grass area to play with a ball too.

    Trish Halvorsen · June 24, 2013
  • Adam S.

    There is almost always parking on the 4th floor of the Whitaker street Garage. Even when the lot says FULL

    Adam Singer · June 11, 2013
  • Barry L.

    Where a head set, play some music and take a nap underneath the trees!

    Barry Lewis · May 12, 2013
  • Oriana P.

    Walk around the square to find something good to eat, cool to buy or fresh to drink, and don't miss the St. Patricks 5k.

    Oriana P.P. · March 17, 2013
  • Bubba W.

    Great place for good drinks and live music under the night sky.

    Bubba Weston · March 16, 2013
  • Ava B.

    A great place to hang out, listen to music or to grab a bite to eat from one of the many surrounding restaurants or shops.

    Ava B. · February 25, 2013
  • Nery L.

    Don't forget to water your dog at the doggie fountain.

    Nery Leal · August 2, 2012
  • jack c.

    There's a public restroom in the corner of Ellis Square. Great place to have lunch or read a book. Public tables

    jack carrillo · June 4, 2012
  • Jake B.

    Security does not mess around

    Jake Bowler · January 15, 2012
  • Sean B.

    Tourist information can be obtained in the glass building on the square including reliable maps

    Sean Brandon · December 23, 2011
  • Diana C.

    Sit back, relax, enjoy a cold beer and people watch.

    Diana Clarke · December 13, 2011
  • Sean B.

    Life size chess pieces are available to use in the chessboard. U can get access to them from the security office with photo id

    Sean Brandon · November 28, 2011
  • Carl D.

    Don"t bike through the Square!!!

    Carl Dominique · August 16, 2011
  • Jonathan S.

    Several buildings sat on this site since the 1700s. The last, a parking garage, was removed in the early 2000s. Take advantage of the new parking underneath.

    Jonathan Stalcup · April 19, 2011
  • Visit Savannah

    When the City Market restaurants are crowded, grab some pizza slices from Vinnie Van GoGo's and eat in the Square. Perfect picnic!

    Visit Savannah · March 26, 2011
  • Michelle M T.

    Pet drinking fountain by the restrooms.

    Michelle M Tucker · March 13, 2011
  • Zeke of Savannah

    The famous songwriter Johnny Mercer statue...famous for writing "Ain't Nothing but a Hounddog" and "Who Let the Dogs Out-Who,Who,Who?" If you step on his foot while rubbing his hat, he'll sing for you

    Zeke of Savannah · February 4, 2011

    One of four original squares laid out in 1733. It was often called the Marketplace Square, but was actually named in honor of Henry Ellis, Georgia's 2nd Royal Governor. See the new water works! · December 8, 2010
  • Tricia S.

    Get some takeout pizza and a togo beer. Perfect dinner location!

    Tricia Steele · October 24, 2010

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