St. Simons Island Restaurants, Dining and Places to Eat
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|St. Simons American Cuisine
ECHO Oceanfront Restaurant at The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort
201 Arnold Road
St. Simons Island, Georgia 31522
ECHO serves classic coastal cuisine and handcrafted cocktails in a relaxed atmosphere on St. Simons Island. The island's only oceanfront restaurant, ECHO entertains broad, sweeping views and indoor/outdoor dining.
Specilties include a bake shop, breakfast, po' boys, omelets, fresh seafood, sandwiches, burgers, shrimp and grits, flat bread pizzas, and desserts.
Open Monday through Sunday 7am - 10pm. Reservations not required but are available at opentable.com. The bar opens daily at 5pm and serves the island’s finest handcrafted cocktails. The Resort restaurants are open to the public.
The Rooftop at Ocean Lodge
935 Beachview Dr
St. Simons Island, Georgia 31522
On the fifth floor of the Ocean Lodge, The Rooftop Restaurant offers a fabulous menu for the most discerning of diners, boasting unparalleled views of the Atlantic.
With a commitment to freshness; our culinary team engages in using Georgia Wild Shrimp, seafood caught locally, Sweet Grass Dairy cheeses, and many more native ingredients to the state of Georgia. Southern influence complements all our dishes.
With incomparable cuisine, The Rooftop extends a happy hour filled with camaraderie, sunset vistas, frequent special events, live entertainment and full moon fiestas. Our incredible views and unforgettable menu are sure to make us your favorite spot for friends and guests for a one of a kind culinary experience.
200 Pier Alley, The Village, St. Simons Island, GA 31522
Enjoy casual dining in a friendly atmosphere while at this restaurant that specializes in delicious burgers, great sandwiches, seafood, appetizers, as well as terrific service, spirits, and fun. With a great view of the Pier, they are open nightly for dinner.
3600 Frederica Road, St. Simons Island, GA 31522
Open for lunch and dinner, Mon - Sat.
260 Redfern Village, St. Simons Island,GA 31522
Traditional flavors of the Coastal South - freshly prepared dishes from kitchens up and down the southern coastline including the Tidewater, Charleston and Savannah areas and continuing all the way to New Orleans for some spicy cajun favorites. Menu items include a Low Country Boil, island seafood specialties, soups, gumbo and incredibly delicious Cajun Rubbed Ribs. Early dining menu from 5:30 - 6:30pm for $10.95. Open Sun - Thu, 5pm - 9pm; Fri - Sat, 5pm - 10pm.
J. Mac's Island Restaurant
407 Mallory Street, St. Simons Island, GA 31522
This cool, classy, fine dining restaurant offers a menu of fresh seafood, lamb (seasonal), soft shell crab (seasonal), lobster, steaks, and pasta dishes plus features a piano and martini bar that offers a wide range of fine wines and after dinner drinks. They are open Monday through Saturday for dinner only. Twilight specials are featured from 5:30pm to 6:15pm Monday through Thursday.
119 Mallory Street, St. Simons Island,GA 31522
This casual restaurant serves without a doubt the Island's best burgers, perhaps the best burgers anywhere in fact, delicious fries, and a mouth-watering menu that takes the simple things and makes them outstanding. Great value for your money, with terrific service and a kid-friendly menu too. Refreshing iced tea made just right, tasty lemonade, and an ice cream parlor in-house for dessert. You'll be glad you ate at ZuZu's and trust us, you'll be back.
|St. Simons Mexican Restaurants
200 Redfern Village, St. Simons Island, GA 31525
Great Mexican food in a come-as-you-are atmosphere located at the Redfern Village shopping center. Full bar and upstair deck and a festive environment make this a fun place to eat and get your spice on.
3600 Frederica Road, St. Simons Island, GA
Mexican food and cantina with fresh salads, quesadillas, tequila pasta, fajitas, loaded burritos, and a daily happy hour from 3pm - 7pm. Open Sun - Thurs 11am - 9pm and Fri - Sat 11am - 10pm.
|St. Simons Italian Restaurants
CJ's Italian Restaurant
405 Mallery Street, St. Simons Island, GA
All meals at this longstanding St. Simons eatery are made from scratch. Enjoy appetizers, salads, pastas, specialty pizzas, sandwiches and Italian classics like lasagna, chicken parmesan, baked spaghetti, calzones, and chicken pesto. Open for dinner 7 days a week from 4:30pm - 9:30pm.
196 Retreat Village, St. Simons Island, GA
Italian eatery with a new bar, outdoor patio and beautifully renovated dining room. House wines and brand drinks. Open Monday through Saturday 5pm - 10pm and Sunday 5pm - 9pm. Happy Hour 5pm - 6:30pm. Specialties include appetizers, soups and salads, veal dishes, pasta, steaks, chicken and seafood. Delicisioso!
|St. Simons Seafood Restaurants
Frederica House, The
3611 Frederica Road, St. Simons Island, GA 31522
Located in a building which was built with white cedar logs originally used as fencing timbers to corral huge cypress logs floated from the Florida swampland, this restaurant is open nightly for dinner and has a unique dining atmosphere. An array of fresh seafood, steaks, chicken, pastas, and delicious desserts are on the menu, complemented by an extensive wine list. Open for lunch 11:30am - 2:00pm and Dinner 5:30pm - til.
The Coastal Kitchen
Golden Isles Marina · 102 Marina Drive
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
Closest table to the water without getting wet! That sums up the experience that you will have at Coastal Kitchen and Raw Bar. With the freshest fish, fantastic flavors and service you expect from the group that started Food 101 and Meehan's Public House in Atlanta. Open for Lunch 11:30 - 3:00 Monday thru Saturday, Dinner 5 - 10 Sunday thru Thursday, Sunday Brunch 11AM - 3PM, and Dinner Friday and Saturday 5 to 11. We hope to see you soon!
Crabdaddy's Seafood Bar & Grill
1219 Ocean Boulevard, St. Simons Island, GA 31522
Located mid-island one block from King and Prince
Your choice of grilled, blackened, steamed, fried or sauteed seafood is available at this casual dining restaurant that is open nightly for dinner and offers fresh catches of the day such as tuna, red snapper, grouper, salmon, and mahi mahi. An extensive wine list and bar service are available to complement your meal. Reservations are accepted.
310 Redfern Village, St. Simons Island, GA 31522
This lively seafood bar and grill looks the part of a Key West casual sea shack, with open-air dining and picnic tables under a large canopy roof. Every Tuesday night is all you can eat Catfish. Menu highlights include seafood gumbo, crab balls, St Simon's Stew, sweet potato fries, and of course fresh seafood. Open 7 days a week 11:30am - whenever.
1209 Ocean Boulevard, St. Simons Island, GA 31522
Located next to Crabdaddy's, mid-island one block from King and Prince.
An Island tradition for over 30 years, this restaurant is open nightly for dinner and offers generous portions of fresh fried, broiled, blackened, or grilled seafood, as well as steaks, oysters on the half shell, battered fries, hush puppies, and cole slaw, all served in a casual rustic atmosphere. Mon - Sun 5pm - 10pm, Fri - Sat 5pm - 10:30pm.
Catch 228 Oyster Bar & Grill
228 Redfern Village, St. Simons Island, GA 31522
Menu highlights include fresh seafood such as wild Georgia shrimp, oysters, low country boil, snow crab legs, shrimp and grits, sandwiches, and more. Full bar and kid's menu available. Mon - Thurs 4pm - 10pm, Fri - Sun 11am - 10pm.
Georgia Sea Grill
310-B Mallery Street, St. Simons Island, GA 31522, near The Lighthouse
A fine dining restaurant that offers a menu of fresh local seafood, shrimp, scallops, and steaks, all served in a friendly, comfortable atmosphere. They are open Tuesday through Saturday beginning at 5:30 for dinner only. An elegant private room will accomodate between 36-60 guests for parties and special events. Non-smoking establishment. Open evenings Tues - Sat.
The Half Shell at the Pier
504 Beachview Drive, St. Simons Island, GA 31522
A new island tradition, established in 2013 and located in the Pier Village. Features seafood specialties such as crab bisque soup, Georgia shrimp, fried calamari, tuna tacos, oysters, salads, blue crab cakes, BBQ shrimp and grits, cajun pork chops, flat iron steak, crab cake BLT, fish sandwich, and seafood baskets. Open for lunch daily at 11:30am and dinner 5pm - close.
303 Mallery Street, St. Simons Island, GA 31522
Iguana's is famous for their tasty fried shrimp and scallops, and this is a casual bar and grill that offers wonderful outdoor seating and serves an array of salads, sandwiches, steaks, pasta dishes, and seafood daily for lunch and dinner. Live entertainment is also provided at various times.
1200 Glynn Avenue, Brunswick, GA
Enjoy drinks and music on our marshside deck, with appetizers, burgers and sandwiches, salads, stews, seafood platters, pasta, lunch and dinner specialties including steak, oysters, crab legs, scallops, shrimp, ahi tuna, and more.
Mullet Bay Seafood Restaurant
512 Ocean Boulevard, St. Simons Island, GA 31522
Located near St Simons Pier Village
A local island favorite, this casual dining restaurant offers over 100 choices of fresh seafood, steaks, sandwiches, and pasta dishes, all in a fun filled atmosphere. Indoor or outdoor dining options are available and they are open daily for lunch and dinner. Gracious southern porches with beautiful palms providing privacy and an intimate, tropical atmosphere for outside dining. We had a lovely dinner during a sunset thunderstorm one evening. Pets are welcome on the outdoor porch.
100 Marina Drive, St. Simons Island, GA 31522
The islanders' favorite for seafood and steaks, this restaurant is open daily for lunch and dinner and serves huge portions of Southern style fresh seafood.
|St. Simons Barbeque
Beachcomber BBQ & Grill
1228 Ocean Boulevard, St. Simons Island, GA 31525
This barbecue shack on St. Simons Island is open daily for lunch and dinner and specializes in delicious smoked, barbecued, and grilled chicken, ribs, and pork, as well as hamburgers, hot dogs, and freshly squeezed lemonade.
Shane's Rib Shack
Winn Dixie Shopping Center, St. Simons Island, GA 31525
Real people. Real BBQ. Chopped pork sandwiches, plates, wings, ribs, and sampler platters. And Texas Toast!
Southern Soul BBQ
2020 Demere Road, St. Simons Island, GA
Open daily from 11am
Just driving past this place on Demere circle is enough to get your taste buds flowing, as the smell from the outdoor smoker wafts past your nose you'll follow your instinct to this delightful barbecue joint that has been featured on the Food Channel's Diners and Drive-Ins television show. Slow roasted pork is the star attraction here and is complimented by a variety of sauces including yellow mustard, vinegar and a red tomato-based sauce in hot or mild flavors.
|St Simons Bistro
Blue Water Bistro
115 Mallery Street, St. Simons Island, GA 31522
Housed in the original First Bank since 1991, this charming and popular oceanside bistro is open nightly for dinner and serves large portions of superbly prepared food such as delicious seafood, beef, poultry, lamb, and pasta dishes. Open Monday through Friday for Happy Hour, 4-7.
3415 Frederica Road, St. Simons Island, GA 31522
Enjoy fresh seafood, chicken dishes, certified Black Angus beef, luscious salads, sauteed crab cakes, fettuccine dishes, and much more while at this bistro that offers distinctive beers, wines, and liquors to complement your meal. They are open Tuesday through Saturday for lunch and dinner.
|St. Simons Cafes
4th of May Cafe & Deli
321 Mallery Street, St. Simons Island, GA 31522
Located in the Pier Village, , Open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, this unique cafe and deli offers daily potluck specials, huge deli sandwiches on homebaked bread, homecooked vegetables, delectable seafood specialties, and wonderful desserts. Biscuits are homemade and everything is prepared with the highest quality ingredients. Probably the best French Toast you've ever tasted!
1201 Ocean Boulevard, St. Simons Island, GA 31522
This casual cafe offers soups, salads, sandwiches, paninis, and homemade desserts. Open Mon - Thurs 8am - 3pm and Fri - Sat 9am - 3pm.
Blue Water Cafe
115 Mallery Street, St. Simons Island, GA 31522
Waterfront dining in the St. Simons Pier Village, you'll enjoy great food with a view! Casual atmosphere and reasonable prices, with a patio, full bar and meeting room. Appetizers include conch fritters and a raw bar has topless oysters, steamed shrimp, and she crab soup. Seafood sandwiches, pork chops, chicken, steaks, salads, seafood and Mexican specialties such as fish tacos, enchiladas, burritos and quesadillas.
10 Sylvan Drive, St. Simons Island, GA 31522
Serving breakfast all day, this unique cafe specializes in Eggs Benedict, chipped beef, and deviled crab and they are open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Mallery Street Cafe
408 Mallery Street, St. Simons Island, GA 31522
Breakfast available all day and lunch specialties include soups, salads, sandwiches and seafood. Located in the Pier Village between Parker's and The Village Inn & Pub.
318 Mallery Street, St. Simons Island, GA 31522
The island's favorite place for great coffee, casual food, craft beer, live music and homemade sweets. Serving breakfast classics, bagels, croissants, baked goods, appetizers, salads, and sandwich specialties. Fresh roasted coffee, espresso, lattes, Irish coffee, and more. Open for lunch and dinner with a great outdoor patio area and shaded private outdoor area around back. Located in the Pier Village.
Palmer's Village Cafe
223 Mallery Street, St. Simons Island, GA 31522
Located in St Simons pier village
Family owned and operated since 1988, this cafe serves breakfast all day and offers dishes such as made-from-scratch biscuits, hamburgers, salads, homemade soups and chilis, and sandwiches on fresh bread made by Jacksonville's Village Bread Market. They are open daily for breakfast and lunch.
Sandcastle Cafe & Grill
117 Mallery Street, St. Simons Island, GA 31522
Breakfast served until 11am, including a glorious breakfast buffet, bloody mary's and mimosas. Kid's menu available, soups, appetizers, seafood specialties, burgers, sandwiches, fresh vegetables, salads and more. Open since 1989. Lunch hours are Mon - Sat 11:30am - 2:30pm and Sun 11:30am - 2pm.
|St. Simons Contemporary and Eclectic Dining
Fancy Q Sushi Bar & Grill
211 Redfern Village, St. Simons Island, GA 31522
Hibachi style, tempura, sushi, maki, sushi raw bar, and other tempting delights.
Frannie's Place Restaurant
318 Mallery Street, St. Simons Island, GA 31522
An eclectic, casual restaurant that is known for their national award-winning Brunswick Stew plus offers menu items such as homemade breads and desserts, Southern style homecooked vegetables, fresh grilled, blackened, or fried seafood, crabcakes, signature salads, specialty sandwiches, and vegetarian items. They are open Wednesday through Sunday for breakfast and lunch.
Indigo Coastal Shanty
1402 Reynolds Street, Brunswick, GA 31522
An eclectic menu features plaintains, Bahamian chicken curry, fish tostadas, oven roasted chile relleno, sesame crusted catfish, pasta veracruz, desserts and a daily stockpot and blackboard specials. Interesting and affordable selection of wines and beers. Lunch Tues - Fri 11am - 3pm and Dinner Fri - Sat 5pm - until.
Marsh Point Bar & Grill
263 Redfern Village, St. Simons Island, GA 31522
Enjoy outdoor dining overlooking a marsh while at this unique restaurant that serves a creative, contemporary menu filled with seafood and steaks daily for lunch and dinner, complemented by their signature martinis.
|St. Simons Pizza
405 Mallery Street, St. Simons Island, GA 31522
A small, old-fashioned pizzeria with checked tablecloths that specializes in homemade, gourmet pizzas, including traditional thin crust and deep dish Sicilian pizzas, as well as pasta dishes, calzones, salads, and subs. They are open Wednesday through Sunday for dinner only.
Sal's Neighborhood Pizzeria
3415 Frederica Road, Suite E, St. Simons Island, GA 31522
Authentic Italian food made from family recipes. Fresh handcrafted NY-style pizza made to order in a brick oven, as well as pasta dishes, Italian desserts, ice cream and cappuccino. Serving beer, wine and spirits and pizza by the slice.
|St. Simons Southern Cuisine
214 Mallery Street, St. Simons Island, GA 31522
Known for their delicious crab cakes and she crab soup, this casual dining restaurant offers an "Easy Southern" style menu filled with homestyle cooking, made from scratch every day, such as Southern entrees, a wide variety of seafood, homemade soups, sandwiches, and sweet desserts. They are open daily for lunch and dinner.
|St. Simons Steaks & Chops
Bennie's Red Barn
5514 Frederica Road, St. Simons Island, GA 31522
Established in 1954, this restaurant serves some of the best fresh-cut steaks grilled over a wood fire and fresh local seafood brought in daily in the Golden Isles nightly for dinner. Dancing, live music and great food in The Club@Bennies located next door. Thursdays feature a free fish fry and Fridays and Saturday food specials and dollar beer. Open nightly at 5:30pm.