Charlie Teeple’s, Thunderbolt

Charlie Teeple Seafood Market Victory Drive Savannah GA Photograph Copyright Brian Brown Vanishing Coastal Georgia USA 2016

From 1975-2004, Charlie Teeple’s in Thunderbolt was one of Savannah’s favorite seafood restaurants. Steamed crabs and oysters were among their most popular offerings. This building wasn’t the restaurant, which was located on the nearby Wilmington River, but rather Charlie’s retail store, where fresh boiled crabs remained in demand. I’m not sure when it closed, but it’s been abandoned for quite some time.

Charlie Teeple Seafood Market Victory Drive Savannah GA Low Country Boil Painting Photograph Copyright Brian Brown Vanishing Coastal Georgia USA 2016

 

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8 responses to “Charlie Teeple’s, Thunderbolt

  1. vanne hanisch-godoy

    Did the owner sell out? Why are they not there any longer ?

  2. Jean Simons

    I went to school with Charlie 1st through 6th grade at Thunderbolt School.
    Jean Tatum Simons

  3. Ernie Fordham

    I often went to the restaurant to eat the steamed oysters when I was in Savannah on business back in the 80’s. Is it still there?

  4. Jackie Purdy

    Nice to see the old picture of Charles business, like I mentioned before he was my cousin, and we all went to the school in Thunderbolt which is now
    the Historical Center, Charles use to spend his summers at his Grandparents
    home which was across the road from my home. Even though he was crippled he use to swim like a fish as we all lived on the Herb River. Thanks for remembering him. Jackie Monson Purdy, Union City, CA

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