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Byrd Famous Cookies

Indulge in Savannah made tasty treats & wine

In 1924, Ben T. Byrd, Sr. began baking small batches of cookies from his bakery in Savannah, Georgia, packing them in wooden crates, and personally delivering them to neighborhood markets in his Model T Ford. The cookies were soon christened “Byrd’s Famous Cookies” and steadily gained popularity not only locally, but also among visitors who discovered the delicious confections while visiting Savannah.

Now the fourth and fifth generation of the family run the company. Celebrating 94 years of baking, Byrd’s recipe for success includes its continued tradition of hard work, superior product quality, and outstanding customer service. They continue to bake in small batches to deliver the superior cookies our customers expect, producing up to 35,000 cookies per day. 


Perry Lane guests are offered an exclusive tour of the famous Byrd Cookie factory by one of the company executives. Enjoy a company historical overview, short film and insiders behind the scenes tour. End with cookies and savory cocktail snacks, paired with boutique wines, often exclusive to Byrd. 10% discount for all purchases from the Byrd Boutique.

The exclusive experience is 75-minutes and cost $30 per person. A 24-hour notice is required and there is a 4 person or $120 minimum.

Hours available are Monday-Saturday between 10am and 6pm.

Call the Perry Lane Hotel Guest Relations team at 912-415-9000 and they would be happy to make your reservation.

Transportation costs to the factory are $30 each way with Uber and $125 each way with private car service.

Byrd Famous Cookies – May your cookie jar never be empty!
Factory Tour and Wine Pairing
6700 Waters Avenue, Savannah GA 31406

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