About Pacci Italian Kitchen & Bar
Welcome to Pacci Italian Kitchen + Bar, downtown Savannah's exclusive place for fine food + drink. Pacci is as warm and inviting as a traditional supper in a quaint Italian village, where each dish is lovingly prepared by Chef Dusty Grove, using the purest ingredients and age-old techniques. Our doors opened in May 2014, and now you can join us at our community bar, in our gorgeous dining room, or in the intimate Secret Garden courtyard.
Italian, Mediterranean, Contemporary Italian
Hours of Operation:
Breakfast: Monday- Friday: 7:00am - 10:30am
Breakfast: Saturday: 8:00am - 11:00am
Brunch: Sunday: 8:00am - 3:00pm
Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:30am - 3:00pm
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Dinner: Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm
Sunday 12:30pm - 10:30pm
Monday - Thursday 11am - 10:30pm
Friday + Saturday 11:00
$30 and under
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Please visit our website at www.paccisavannah.com or call 912.233.6002
Valet parking with validation for $7 per car. Street parking is available, as well.
Roberto Leoci and Dusty Grove
Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Wednesday Night Supper Club
Become part of our mid-week tradition. Our community table is set each Wednesday for a night of food, wine, and Pacci hospitality. Join the fun and share seasonally inspired dishes from Chefs Roberto Leoci and Dusty Grove.
Wednesdays at 7:00pm - Reservations Required
Aperitivo Happy Hour
Authentically Italian, Aperitivo is a time to unwind with a beverage and light snacks before dinner. Our version features hand-crafted cocktails and a delectable selection of antipasto, not once, but twice nightly.
Monday-Friday 5:00pm -7:00pm and 9:00pm-10:00pm
Pacci has several options for private events and dining for groups of all sizes. We offer customized catering, décor and event planning, from intimate birthday dinners to elaborate weddings. We look forward to talking with you about your plans.
Pacci Italian Kitchen & Bar Ratings and Reviews
First time back since the new chef took ...
First time back since the new chef took over. Much of the menu is the same, perhaps a little less ambitious. The skillet entrees are gone, which were fabulous. My Seafood Mediterranean featured a nice piece of Mahi, but under seasoned linguini. Short ribs and Clams Fettuccini were hits. Caesar salad was nothing special with croutons instead of anchovies--and under-dressed. But the setting is naturally lit and vibrant, the server friendly and knowledgable. A very reasonably priced, floral and crisp Italian white remains on the menu. We'll return.
The service was good but the food was ok ...
The service was good but the food was okay.My pancakes were a little dry and could of had more fruit.The grits were good and the eggs were o.We will have to try lunch and dinner and compare.
While the wine and food is okay, the ser ...
While the wine and food is okay, the service was EXTREMELY slow. The décor is nice - modern and clean, but the acoustics are awful with a lot of ambient noise so you can barely hear across the table without shouting. I've eaten here twice and had the same experience twice.
The food was mediocre with charming staf ...
The food was mediocre with charming staff. Very loud atmosphere that could easily accommodate a family.
We had a onderful restaurant. It was ou ...
We had a onderful restaurant. It was our anniversary and everyone was so friendly. Also had a drink at the bar with your lovely bartender.
Delicious meal.The Stracci with the blac ...
Delicious meal.The Stracci with the black truffle cream is heavenly.
Pacci is a nice place with Italian influ ...
Pacci is a nice place with Italian influence -- being Italian myself I'm always overly critical about "Italian" food outside Italy :-) the beef carpaccio was excellent (I'm an avid raw meat eater, so hard to find!). The linguine with clams were savory and well cooked. Small wine list with high markups (pretty common in the south, we've noticed). The noise level was particularly loud.
The restaurant is adorable - great decor, fabulous bar. The service is great as well, everyone is so helpful. But the food literally had no taste. A friend and I ordered gnocchi and neither of us ate it; it tasted like nothing. The cocktails were fantastic, as was the wine list. But something goes amiss in the kitchen. I sooo wanted the food to be as outstanding as the location and the decor, but it just wasn't meant to be. Dessert was great - definitely order the Amaretto cheesecake! They took our entrees off the bill entirely, which was greatly appreciate and the right thing to do.
They weren't very busy yet it took 20 mi ...
They weren't very busy yet it took 20 minutes to get our first drink 30 minutes to get bread on the table. They messed up the order and had to re-order it again. Overall the food had no taste, it's like they did not know how to use seasonings. Would definitely not recommend this place.
The food from appetizers to the mains was really good and tasty. The staff was very nice and our server was very attentive and kept up with us which made our experience well worth the money.
Amazing food, and the staff was very acc ...
Amazing food, and the staff was very accommodating to our last minute change of party. Everyone was impressed!
We didn't send a single plate back with ...
We didn't send a single plate back with a morsel of food! Absolutely delicious and wonderful service!
It was our combined anniversaries and we were not disappointed. The Pinot noir was exceptional; as was our antipasto-never had blueberries with cured meats before, but was delish! Each of our entrees was yummy. Sadly, we were to full to have dessert. Maybe next time.
It was extremely loud and we sat closely ...
It was extremely loud and we sat closely seated to the other parties next to us. Felt like I had a date night with club level noise and strangers. Although the folks next to us were nice.
Great place and service!
Our food was good, but our server made our experience wonderful. Her name was Evelyn.
Lovely and eclectic restaurant, serving ...
Lovely and eclectic restaurant, serving some unique and tasty dishes. Loved their Caesar Salad and Rigitoni with meat sauce. The Spinach entre was spectacular as well. You are going to love this gem located in the Kimpton Hotel property serving delightful fare. Job well done.
We eat at Pacci every time I come to Savannah to visit and always love it. This is the first time we've had an "off" meal, but that can happen at any nice restaurant . Definitely won't stop us from coming back again!
The food is beyond amazing, and the deco ...
The food is beyond amazing, and the decor of the restaurant makes you wish you could sit there all day. The service was also excellent, and I loved that the servers used teamwork to make sure every patron was enjoying their meal. I would definitely recommend Pacci to anyone who looking for great Italian food.
Light, airy, casual and comfortable atmo ...
Light, airy, casual and comfortable atmosphere. The food we had was superb! Fig and Speck flatbread was a perfect balance of sweet salty and smoky. Delicious! The catch of the day, simply seared and served atop homemade capellini and a white wine caper sauce was heavenly. Fortunately we had some bread left to sop up the sauce left on the bottom of the plate! We finished we vanilla gelato drizzled with olive oil (who knew!) and sprinkled with salt! A new way to enjoy ice cream!
With a long hip bar, and a noise level to match, the Italian food nevertheless shines through.
Second visit for us. Restaurant was very busy, but our server did a great job keeping up. Loved the fig old fashioned with the fried garbanzo bar snack! The panzanella salad is a great winter take on the classic summer salad. I had the short ribs and they were delicious--not greasy or fatty. Husband had the seared tuna and it was cooked perfectly.
Acoustics are not good. Lively atmospher ...
Acoustics are not good. Lively atmosphere, but very noisy.
Great effort by the team for our dinner ...
Great effort by the team for our dinner experience. The management of the morning breakfast shift was all over the place - Sidney was a star in coming to our rescue. Evening service by Valerie was over the top and dinner and dessert did not disappoint. Thank you
An OFF (as in "awful") night
We have been to Pacci several times and always enjoyed it, including on Easter Sunday night when they were packed! This time was a disaster...embarrassing because we were with friends, who had never dined here before. First of all, the hostess ignored us, after we clearly told her...and she acknowledged our reservation. The restaurant was half empty...and we were seated 20 minutes after our reservation time (8:15). It took another long 10 minutes to even get a drink order placed...and then, after ordering promptly, our appetizers came out after 30 minutes, only after we flagged our waitress to see what was happening. At this point, there were only 3 other tables of people in the restaurant. What a disappointment! The roasted cauliflower soups was cold...and the salads were warm. Clearly all had been sitting in the kitchen for a while. When the main course finally arrived it was a full hour after we had placed our order...if they were swamped with people, maybe we could understand it...but they weren't. By this time, the men in our party were so irritated, that it was hard to enjoy the food. My dish was again barely warm. I will have to think twice about returning here...and that is too bad because we go to many events at the Morris Center which is just a block away.
Really great homemade pasta. I enjoyed ...
Really great homemade pasta. I enjoyed the Italian sausage pasta dish and my wife has snapper which she was cooked perfectly and tasted splendid. Will definitely return
Great food, ambiance and service.
This was my third experience. I'm becoming a regular. One of my favorites in Savannah.
Outstanding food and atmosphere
Our first time at Pacci for a late lunch prior to a Savannah Music Festival Show. The food was outstanding -- some of the best homemade pasta we have experienced in a long time (since NYC and Philly). Service was equally outstanding and the restaurant décor and atmosphere were excellent, including a great bar. Although we enjoyed the old school atmosphere of the previous Mulberry lounge area location, the contemporary look and atmospheric openness of the new Pacci décor are terrific. We will definitely be back and will bring friends.
Would return here anytime! The food is ...
Would return here anytime! The food is really good and the cocktails are good as well with some interesting and unique options like a fig infused old fashioned. Best of all the staff are incredibly nice !!
Molto bene! Fine innovative Italian food ...
Molto bene! Fine innovative Italian food, elegant cocktails, smiling server. Vegetarian friendly menu is a big plus .
Great food and service!
Great food and service!
Under performed for me
Have been to this restaurant on three occasions and each time the service is lacking even when it is slow. The food is overpriced in my Opinion and does not compare favorably with many other Savannah restaurants. I will not be returning.
Our meal was very tasty and the service was very good. I would go back and have recommended it to a friend. The one draw back I would note is that it can be very loud.
We had a very good experience at our recent first visit to Pacci. The entrees were outstanding!! I had the seared fish and my husband had the short ribs. The decor was attractive and noise level was not an issue. The only negatives I noted were that the beverage service was slow and the bread provided was cold (cold like straight from the refrigerator). Bread is always a highlight for me at Italian restaurants, so I was extremely disappointed with this aspect of the meal. However, I would return given the quality of the entrees.
Delicious meal with great service!
Delicious meal with great service!
A friendly greeting, and quick seating l ...
A friendly greeting, and quick seating led to a bit of a wait for service. A longer wait for a cocktail then we were off. I ordered the Panzanella salad, Carpaccio and lingunie. The salad was fascinating. Unusual but complimentary flavors of chickpea croutons, butternut squash and a maple vinaigrette made this a fun experience. The Carpaccio was to-die-for! Beautiful flavors abounded in this simple dish. The linguini with Brussels sprouts and pancetta with a sage butter sauce was bland. I tried adding freshly grated Parmesan Reggiano, but the dish still was a bit of a disappointment. The wine list is small and unremarkable. I was not offered desert. I guess my visit starting at 8:45 was to late for my server to want to spend the extra few minutes. The other wait staff were changing this hotel dining space into their breakfast service while I was still enjoying my second course. Some great, some OK....I will eat here again (if only to have the Carpaccio again), but with some caveats and lower expectations.
The food and service were great. My only complaint was that we came here for a special occasion with the specific intention of ordering the carpaccio and they were out of it. We also wanted to have an after dinner espresso and the espresso machine was broken. They did have regular coffee but still, I would think an Italian joint would have an espresso machine repair man on speed dial. They did hook up some cannolis for my boyfriend's birthday so I definitely appreciated that. Overall, it was a good experience.
Excellent hotel restaurant
We decided to have dinner at Pacci because the menu looked good and it was located in The Brice hotel where we were staying overnight. It was an excellent choice because the food and service were excellent. Our server, Wesley, was knowledgeable, professional and friendly, and we would certainly recommend this restaurant even if you are not staying at the hotel.
Cocktails were good. Second time visiti ...
Cocktails were good. Second time visiting. We enjoyed it so much last time, however, this visit, absolutely every dish seemed over salted. They were very nice about taking back a very salty appetizer with assurances the batter would be disposed of and remade for future patrons. Staff is wonderful. Setting is classy casual, albeit somewhat loud. We will visit again. We assume the saltiness was an off night.
Such great food and the staff was so fri ...
Such great food and the staff was so friendly!!!
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