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Moon River Brewing Company

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3.69/5
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526 Ratings
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PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

21 West Bay St.
Savannah, Georgia, 31401
United States

(912) 447-0943 | map
moonriverbrewing.com

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BEER STATS
Beers:
36
Reviews:
177
Ratings:
526
PLACE STATS
BA Score:
3.69/5
Reviews:
99
Ratings:
159
pDev:
17.07%
 
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5/5  rDev +35.5%

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5/5  rDev +35.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

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5/5  rDev +35.5%

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4.95/5  rDev +34.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Gene and Pink always have the best beer and best food on Bay Street. My favorite place to go in all of Savannah!

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4.78/5  rDev +29.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 3.25

You know I can get Growlers to go

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4.75/5  rDev +28.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +22%

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4.5/5  rDev +22%

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4.5/5  rDev +22%

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4.5/5  rDev +22%

Great location within walking distance of the riverfront. Tried the Captain's Porter and the Slovannah Pale Ale, along with a burger and onion rings, all very good. Noted with amusement some of the "tourists" who came in, bought pints, and left after barely tasting them-BMC drinkers apparently. The seasonal Tater Ale (sweet potato as opposed to the ubiquitous pumpkin ales prevalent this time of year) was a perfect finish to lunch.

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Photo of zymurgy4all
4.45/5  rDev +20.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

I truly miss this wonderful brewpub restaraunt! This neat little brewpub is a must for any beer lover visiting Savannah, GA. The food is very good too! My favorite combination was the sampler and the crab melt sandwich. Their beers are exceptional. The Claire de Lune is the best light beer I have ever had from a microbrewery. They also carry seasonal beers that vary over time. I enjoyed the Captain's Porter, and their IPA as well.


The atmosphere is very nice. The lighting is subdued to provide a relaxing environment while the shiny mash and lauther tuns remind you that the beer is brewed right there on the premise. If you ever plan to have a party, they have a great room downstairs for reservation only.

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4.44/5  rDev +20.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of cyclonece09
4.34/5  rDev +17.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75 | food: 3.5

Went here while in Savannah for 6 pm toasts. The experience was awesome. The brewer was willing to talk to all and gave his toast (funniest part being the news that the hole where the beer garden is going now has posts!). Beer quality is very good and service is wonderful. They have a full line of beers ready for your enjoyment. The food is your typical fair but is still good. Overall, this has to be your go to spot in Savannah to get your first beer and your to-go beer.

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4.34/5  rDev +17.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 5

Photo of Hayden34
4.31/5  rDev +16.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Stopped at Moon River on St. Patrick's Day and while the place was obviously packed from wall-to-wall, the service was still excellent. The bartender even made time to chat with me about one of the beers I asked about (Swamp Fox IPA). The food was great for bar food and the selection was decent as well. I'll definitely be visiting Moon River again on my next trip to Savannah.

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Photo of asabreed
4.3/5  rDev +16.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

I'm glad I finally got to check this place out; last time I was in Savannah I wasn't able to.

Overall this is a really nice place. I don't even know if you can smoke, but it wasn't smoky at all for sure. Nice decor and a decent amount of room, as in the space was used nicely. Not overly huge but not tiny either. The moon river taps are in full swing behind the bar that sits in the middle of the restaurant.

I had the Whacky Wit, Oatboy, and Swamp Fox IPA, and all were very good. And they have many other brews to sample too, which I will certainly do in the future.

My burger was also awesome, much better than your average burger. The service was nice, the people were friendly, and we had a good time there. Definitely stop by if you're in Savannah; I'll be going back.

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Photo of tigerdoc
4.3/5  rDev +16.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3

A very cool brew pub in downtown Savannah. You walk in and the bar is right there with clear glass windows showing the brewing equipment to the left and tables to the right. The beer selection is great, they had 9 styles on tap when I went. You could get a sample which had 3 oz pours of each of there beers for $9 which was a great deal. I personally thought the Pale, IPA, Porter, and Wit were all excellent. The food is so so about what you would expect for american bar food. There is certainly better food to be had in Savannah but the food isn't too expensive. Definately go for the beer. What else is cool is you can get a beer to go and walk around downtown with a great craft brew in your hand.

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4.29/5  rDev +16.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

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4.28/5  rDev +16%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

I love Moon River. First of all, the beer is delicious and what I have tried of the food it is quite exceptional also. Recently I had the Triple hopped (simcoe hops) version of the Swampfox IPA which was available in cask. They always have a unique and delicious beer available in there firkin. Bartenders and waitstaff are very friendly and most importantly knowledgable about the brews. Friday night at 6 I believe is the weekly toast!!!

Try the spicy onion rings if you get the chance and there sandwiches are always good. If you are on Bay Street, actually if you make it to Savannaah, you need to get into this fine establishment.

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Photo of BeerPilot
4.28/5  rDev +16%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Since Moon River is the sponsor of my homebrew club, the Savannah Brewers Leauge, I will admit that I am biased. Moon River created an oasis in an otherwise BMC loyal area. Pink and Chris are passionate about their beer and are always willing to chat. There are (usually) six year-rounds on tap and occaisonally one or two seasonals. Their "QA club" is one of the best promotional programs I've seen. For $15 a year you get one of the big mugs from over the bar and happy hour prices all day. My one criticism is the beer knowledge of the staff. If you get the sampler, don't expect them to know more than the names of each beer. The place is also haunted, so if you're in the basement or upstairs...beware!

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Moon River Brewing Company in Savannah, GA
Brewery rating: 3.69 out of 5 with 526 ratings
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