One thing that many of us have in common, is our love for mom & pop shops and hidden gems. Savannah is filled with these restaurants, but with some, you have to find them first.Voted the best sandwich in the entire state, the Conquistador Chicken Sandwich is a must-try. Zunzi's in Savannah has been named to have the best sandwich in Georgia by People Magazine. Locals know and love this place, but the thousands of people who visit the city a week, might not even know it exists.
The eatery has been open for 13 years and opened a second location in Atlanta in 2018. The owners, Johnny and Gabriella, wanted to create flavors that you could not get anywhere else.
You can choose to takeout your food, have it delivered or get them to cater your next event. It is a counter-service restaurant with a line is usually out the door.
With the flavors of South African, Swiss, Italian, and Dutch, you will get one of the best chicken sandwiches you have ever tasted. The Conquistador sandwich is what has won the people over. It got its name
The amazing sandwich creators behind the counter start with fresh french bread and add the famous chicken. The Conquistador comes with Sh*t Yeah Sauce. Topping it off with lettuce, tomato and Zunzi's sauce. All of that for only $11.99!
If you are not a meat-eater, this place caters to you as well. You can order the Rising Sun, which might change people to be vegetarians it sounds so good.
The Rising Sun comes on french bread with Portobello Mushrooms, peppers & onions, squash & zucchini, mixed greens, tomato, avocado, hummus, Sh*t Yeah Sauce, and Zunzi's dressing. Yeah...take a moment to soak all that in.
You also have the option to build your sandwich from the ground up. You can choose any meat, sauce, or veggies to stack that babe up and have the lunch or dinner of your dreams.
Take your meal out to their patio after you order and enjoy the Georgia air (or heat) with a nice, cold drink. They serve wine and beer (which are 1/2 off every day from 4-7 p.m.) and have South African tea that you will want to try.
Savannah is filled with different cultures. You can head down the street to an English pub that will make you feel like you are right across the pond. Zunzi's has South African flags waving outside and the flavors of their sandwiches will take you to that country.
Zunzi's Takeout & Catering
Address: 08 E York St, Savannah, GA 31401
Why you should go: People Magazine named their chicken sandwich the best in the state. The hidden spot is worth finding to try their amazing sandwiches.