“Miss Maria,” the beloved owner of The Diner on Abercorn, cut her teeth at diners in Connecticut when she first arrived to the US from Greece. That explains how she brought classic northeastern diner flavor to Savannah—combined with a hefty dose of southern hospitality. Next stop: Marietta, y’all!
Even at 7am, this place is a party, and everyone’s invited. Insider tip: sit at the counter, make banter with the regulars and Susie and Yvonne (the waitresses who run everything), and get the Irish Benedict.
Nestled among towering office buildings and parking structures, this 1940s-era gem adds a bit of local flavor to a gray neighborhood. And that flavor just happens to be pancakes with maple syrup.