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St. Simons Island has an assortment of tempting choices for the foodie, with unique local fare among some of the highlights. You'll find delightful ethnic cuisine options, such as American, Italian, Mexican, and of course good 'ol Southern cooking for those looking for a taste of home. Of course fresh local seafood should be on everyone's menu, with our infamous Wild Georgia Shrimp at the top of the list.

St. Simons boasts a number of favorites among locals and visitors alike, including ECHO Oceanfront Restaurant at The King and Prince, Sal's Neighborhood Pizzeria, ZuZu's in the Pier Village (the best cheeseburger you've ever tasted), Southern Soul BBQ, and Iguana's delicious seafood is not to be missed. A favorite breakfast spot among locals is Cafe Frederica, voted Best Breakfast by Elegant Island Living magazine. And don't forget to tell them you heard about them on ExploreStSimonsIsland.com.



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Featured Restaurants
ECHO Restaurant at King and Prince St. Simons Island Preferred by ExploreStSimonsIsland.com ECHO Oceanfront Restaurant
At The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort
201 Arnold Road
St. Simons Island, Georgia 31522
912.268.5967

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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.

Specialties include fresh seafood, shrimp and grits, delicious salads, breakfast po'boys, omelets, sandwiches, burgers, flat bread pizzas, and desserts.

Every Friday night ECHO has Prime Rib Dinner. The dinner is available from 5-10pm and includes 3 courses: salad, entree, and dessert. Sunday Brunch is available from 11:30am - 3pm.

Open Monday through Sunday 7am - 10pm. Reservations not required but are available at opentable.com. The bar serves the island's finest handcrafted cocktails. The Resort restaurants are open to the public.
American Cuisine

Barrier Island Brewing
1226 Ocean Boulevard, Ste #1
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
912.268.2774

We offer a unique experience that celebrates craftsmanship and promotes local food, beverages, and artisans. We brew all our beer on site using the innovative SmartBrew system. SmartBrew allows the experts to create a flawless high-gravity wort and, once on site, we can fine-tune the beer by adding the dry-hops, flavorings, and yeast to sate local taste.

In addition to our craft beer selection, we have an extensive craft cocktail list, delicious beer cocktails, and even some wine options for non-beer drinkers. That's not even mentioning the food-everything goes good with beer! Our menu includes favorites such as Stuffed Pretzel Board, Potato Chip Skillet, Scallops and Hash, Chicken Caprese Sandwich, Steak Sandwich, Pub Burger, Sweet-N-Sour Brussels Sprouts, Beet Hummus, Beer Cheese Dip and a variety of fresh salads.
Brogen's
Pier Village
200 Pier Alley
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
912.638.1660

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.
Brogen's North
3600 Frederica Road
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
912.638.2060
Open for lunch and dinner, Mon - Sat.
Certified Burgers & Beverage
44 Midway Square
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
912.268.4330

Simple but delicious takes on burgers, shakes and frozen treats, hand-cut fries, salads and appetizers with a Southern flair.
Ember
70 Retreat Village
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
912.434.9384
Dinner: 5pm - until; Tues - Sat.
Brunch: 10am Sunday

Farm to fire woodfired pizza, steaks, chicken and casual fare. The menu is written daily and is inspired by the flavors and traditions of Southeastern United States cuisine. A global influence denoting European and Asian fair are also important contributors. Our ingredients are sourced from local farmers and fishermen and are inspired by wood-fired cooking. Our craft beverage program focuses on the use of fresh ingredients and includes a variety of unique wines, innovative Southern brews, house-infused specialty cocktails, and a vast selection of premium spirits. All of this is served in a fun and contemporary atmosphere at achievable prices.
Frosty's Griddle & Shake
Pier Village
501 Mallery St.
St. Simons Island, GA 31522

From the owners of Southern Soul BBQ, offering classic American favorites such as burgers, chili dogs, fries, milkshakes and such. Smash griddled burger stacks, chili dogs, o-rings, buttermilk fried chicken & fried shrimp baskets. Over-the-top soft-serve, shakes, sundaes & splits -all prepared to order with Sparkman's Cream Dairy.
J. Mac's Island Restaurant
Pier Village
407 Mallery Street
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
912.634.0403

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.
Pub at Village Inn
Pier Village
500 Mallery Street
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
912.634.6056

The Pub opens daily at 5:00 P.M. and cater to the local patrons and travelers as well. Happy Hour is from 5-7 P.M. daily. The Pub also has trivia on Wednesdays and live music Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Our bed and breakfast offers a great pub experience. During your Georgia beach vacation you can sit at the solid mahogany bar that was brought over from England, or relax in a comfortable leather chair in front of the original 1930 stone fireplace. Enjoy one of the Pub's famous Wild Orchid Martinis, or one of the many fine wines, beers, or cocktails!
ZuZu's
Pier Village
119 Mallery Street
St. Simons Island,GA 31522
912.638.8655

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.
Asian & Sushi



Fancy Q Sushi Bar & Grill
211 Redfern Village
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
912.634.9570

Hibachi style, tempura, sushi, maki, sushi raw bar, and other tempting delights. Contemporary Japanese Fare with Delectable Cuisine and Premium Sake. An attractive pathway to a Contemporary Japanese Pub. Discover the unique and modern fare inspired by today's Japanese cuisine. Sensual dining consisting of Hibachi, Sushi/Sashimi and Specialty Rolls paired with 100+ Traditional Japanese Cuisine Offerings.
Island Pho
111 Longview Plaza Driveway
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
912.268.4081

Vietnamese cuisine serving delicious noodle soup, rice platters, and so much more, cooked with the finest ingredients that are fresh and healthy.
Tara Thai & Sushi
307 Longview Plaza Driveway
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
912.266.8272

The only place on St. Simons Island to offer both authentic Thai food and quality & fresh sushi made to order. You can choose traditional table seating, outdoor or indoor, or sit at the sushi bar to watch your food being made right before your eyes. We also serve Saké, beers, wines and mixed drinks at the bar.
Barbeque



Beachcomber BBQ & Grill
1228 Ocean Boulevard
St. Simons Island, GA 31525
912.634.5699

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. Beachcomber BBQ & Grill has no secret ingredients, just pure pork roasted low and slow.
Shane's Rib Shack
315 Village at Glynn Place
Brunswick, GA 31525
912.264.4227

Real people. Real BBQ. Chopped pork sandwiches, plates, wings, ribs, and sampler platters. And Texas Toast! Mon-Sat, 11am -9pm, Sun 11am - 8pm.
Southern Soul BBQ
2020 Demere Road
St. Simons Island, GA
912.638.SOUL 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. Pulled pork, smoked ribs and sausage, beef brisket, smoked turkey breast, chili, burgers, dawgs and salads. Served with all the traditional Southern sides such as mac and cheese, BBQ beans, potato salad, Brunswick Stew, collard greens, hand-cut fries, soul slaw, fried okra, black-eyed peas and rice, and hushpuppies. Southern Living Magazine's "The South's Best BBQ 2018: Southern Soul Barbeque." Mon - Sat 11am to 9pm, Sun 11am to 4pm.
Bistro



Delaney's Bistro
3415 Frederica Road
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
912.638.1330

For more than 20 years, Delaney's Bistro and Bar has been a favorite destination among locals and tourists alike for fine dining on St. Simons Island. Executive Chef Tom Delaney lets his imagination and talent run wild, creating anywhere from 15-17 specials with ingredients ranging from ostrich and elk to fresh, locally-caught seafood. The lunch menu features Delaney's own sautéed crab cakes, fettuccine, and an array of light and innovative salads. All of Tom's specials and regular menu items are designed to pair with an extensive wine menu, ensuring a singular flavor experience.

Reservations are recommended for both lunch and dinner, and a children's menu is available. Delaney's also showcases a full-service bar with a fresh and imaginative Tapas menu, in addition to the regular restaurant menu. Among the Tapas selections are sliders, peppered shrimp, salads, tinga, and double-stuffed mushrooms. Customers may enjoy a distinctive and expansive collection of wines, liquors, and beers, including innovative cocktails and class martinis. Seating is available in the bar area for 24, and private parties and catering are also available. Open for lunch Tues - Sat 11am - 2pm and dinner 6pm - 10pm.
Del Sur Artisan Eats
321 Mallery Street
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
912.638.1223

We believe in serving "honest food," meaning, food kept in its simplest form prepared hand-made, tasting homemade, and presented exquisitely without altering each ingredients natural state. Since 2011, Del Sur has been the living vision of co-owners Hernan Stutzer and Chef Alberto Llano, rustic Argentinian/Italian artisan cuisine served with select boutique/local wines and sensual baked goods and desserts prepared by our in-house pastry chef.

Del Sur's artisan eats are always prepared with love and care, just like nonna and abuela, bursting with robust home-cooked flavors and seasonings directly from our homegrown herbs and vegetables in our urban garden. Our handmade pasta will take you back to a simpler time, when food preparation was a passion and a necessity, always made with love. Serving contemporary Argentenian, Italian and Mediterranean cuisine. Lunch and dinner menus with outdoor patio seating available. Grilled meats, fresh pastas, empenadas, salads and other traditional favorites. Open Mon - Sat 5pm to 10pm and Sun 5pm to 9pm.
Cafés

Boulevard Cafe
1201 Ocean Boulevard
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
912.634.2415

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
912.268.2663

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, pasta, seafood and Mexican specialties such as fish tacos, enchiladas, burritos and quesadillas. Housed in the original First Bank since 1991, this charming and popular oceanside bistro is open nightly for dinner.
Cafe Frederica
110 Sylvan Drive
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
912.638.6777

One of our favorites! This unique cafe specializes in Eggs Benedict, chipped beef, and deviled crab, soup and deli sandwiches. In our opinion they offer the best French toast, scrambled eggs, fresh bacon, juice, home fried potatoes and all-round gourmet breakfast you'll find anywhere. A must during your visit to St. Simons Island. Located behind Sal's Pizza. Voted Best Breakfast 2014 and 2015 by Elegant Island Living magazine. Open 7 days per week from 7:30am until 2pm, serving breakfast and lunch.
Mallery Street Cafe
408 Mallery Street
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
912.634.7772

Breakfast available all day and lunch specialties include soups, salads, sandwiches and seafood. From award winning lobster bisque, to unique salads, sandwiches, or one of our specialty lunch items like St. Simons Cedar Salmon, chicken piccata, seafood crepes, shrimp, South-end fried oysters or crab cakes, we'll feed your fancy. Based on the continual demand by our regulars, we offer chicken romano on Wednesdays. Almost every day of the week, we offer one of our specialty sandwiches and a bowl of soup as the choice of the day. Located in the Pier Village between Parker's and The Village Inn & Pub. Family owned and operated since 2009.
Palm Coast
318 Mallery Street
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
912.634.7515

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, with live music regularly on weekends. Open 7 days per week. Join us daily - inside or on the patio or courtyard for breakfast 8:00am until 11ish. Lunch 7 days a week for lunch 11:30am - 2:00pm. Dinner 5:00pm - 8:00pm Friday & Saturday. Coffee shop hours are Mon 8am - 9am, Tues, Wed & Thurs 8am - 3pm, Fri & Sat 8am - 9pm, Sun 8am - 3pm.
Palmer's Village Cafe
223 Mallery Street
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
Located in St Simons pier village
912.634.5515

Enjoy unique southern coastal creations from five-star/five-diamond chef John Belechak. 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. Breakfast and lunch everyday Monday - Sunday 7:30am - 2:00pm.
Sandcastle Cafe & Grille
117 Mallery Street
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
912.638.8883

Breakfast served until 11am, including a glorious breakfast buffet, bloody mary's and mimosas. Breakfast buffet includes grits, cheese grits, homemade biscuits and muffins, sausage gravy, country sausage, bacon, corned beef hash, hash browns, fresh fruit, coffee, tea and juice. Eggs cooked to order with unlimited pancakes, French toast and waffles. 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.
Coffee Shops
Wake Up Coffee
256 Redfern Village
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
912.268.2429

At Wake Up Coffee Company, we serve certified Fair Trade or direct relationship coffees, teas and retail goods produced by artisans and farmers in developing countries. Whether it be a fruity natural Ethiopian coffee, our classic house blend, or our decaf offering, we take great pride in ensuring that every bean you receive from us was given the attention and love it deserves. Open Monday - Friday 7am - 10pm; Saturday - Sunday 8am - 10pm.
Contemporary & Eclectic Dining
Frannie's Place Restaurant
318 Mallery Street
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
912.638.1001

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.
Halyard's
55 Cinema Lane
St. Simons Island, GA
912.638.9100

Halyards offers creative American cuisine—tasty local fish and local produce, plus an inventive wine and cocktail list, all served by a delightful staff. Dine at our open-seating extended bar, enjoy a cocktail or an appetizer on the breezy patio, or meet up with friends in our casual dining room. Look for Chef Dave's dog Gustavo enjoying some sun in the breezeway when you stop by. Local seafoods, grilled steaks, local vegetables, nightly specials, great wines. A buzzing bar with specialty cocktails. Dinner served Mon - Thurs 5pm - 9pm, Fri and Sat 5pm - 10pm.
Indigo Coastal Shanty
1402 Reynolds Street
Brunswick, GA 31522
912.265.2007

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 served Monday - Friday 11am - 3pm. Dinner served Tuesday - Saturday 5pm - 9pm.
Marsh Point Bar & Grill
253 Redfern Village
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
912.634.5933

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.
Ice Cream, Bakeries & Sweets



St. Simons Sweets
Pier Village
229 Mallery St.
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
912.638.0150

No visit to St. Simons is complete with a nightly visit to this delightful sweet shop, featuring homemade ice cream and confections. Mallery Street Pecan Treats are a homemade specialty, with fresh cookies, nutty snacks, chocolates, turtles and other sweet treats. Open Sunday - Thursday 10am - 9pm and Friday - Saturday 10am - 10pm.
Fuse Fresh Frozen Yogurt
Offering fresh frozen custard, sorbet, yogurt, gelato, cakes, smoothies, cookies, popsicles, slush, and ice cream sandwiches.

Two Locations on SSI:

121 Mallery St.
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
912.268.4572

101 Longview Plaza
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
912.268.4572
Moo Cow Ice Cream
Pier Village
541 Ocean Blvd.
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
912.638.1350
Smallcakes
1600 Frederica Road
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
912.434.9106

We specialize in baking made-from-scratch cupcakes fresh every day, as well as our homemade ice cream. We bake and frost 18 signature flavors every morning, fresh from scratch. In addition, we feature seasonal and special flavors such as Maple Bacon, Fat Elvis, Cannoli, Strawberries N' Crème, Tiramisu, French Toast, and Pumpkin. Also serving 15 flavors of small-batch ice cream are made daily. The ice cream flavors are a nod to Smallcakes's famous cupcake recipes. We take the great flavors of our cupcakes and turn them into an incredible, rich and creamy ice cream.
Italian



CJ's Italian Restaurant
405 Mallery Street
St. Simons Island, GA
912.634.2711

CJ's has been a St. Simons favorite for more than 30 years, offering moderately priced, made from scratch, absolutely delicious pizzas, pastas, calzones, sandwiches on homemade rolls, appetizers, specialty dinners and crisp fresh salads in an intriguing cosmic atmosphere. Our beer and wine selections are tailored to meet discriminating tastes and reasonable budgets. In addition to great tasting food and a welcome ambience, our eclectic concept is rounded out by full table service provided by caring and dedicated staff members. Open for dinner 7 days a week from 4:30pm - 9:30pm.
Nazzaro's
196 Retreat Village
St. Simons Island, GA
912.634.6161

Authentic Italian eatery with a new bar, outdoor patio and beautifully renovated dining room. Enjoy nightly fresh seafood specials such as Hazelnut Encrusted Snapper, Blackened Mahi as well as a dozen types of pasta dishes and sumptuous chicken, veal, steak and seafood. House wines and brand drinks. Open Monday through Saturday 5pm - 10pm and Sunday 5pm - 9pm. Happy Hour 5pm - 6:30pm.
Tramici
75 Cinema Lane
St. Simons Island, GA
912.634.2202

Tramici means "among friends." Guests enjoy Italian-inspired cuisine in our energetic, warm, and inviting dining room, beneath the twinkly lights and shaded awnings of our deck and patio, or at our open bar that overlooks the kitchen. Every bite will delight. Inspired Italian cuisine, featuring fresh seafood and local ingredients. Inside or outside dining. Lunch Mon - Fri 11am - 2pm. Dinner Sun - Thurs 5pm - 9pm, Fri and Sat 5pm - 10pm.
Mexican



Blue Bay Mexican Grill
539 Ocean Blvd.
St. Simons Island, GA 31525
912.434.9249

Our restaurant started from the idea of bringing an authentic Mexican flavor to a great local community. We take pride in our food and bringing an authentic taste that everyone will enjoy, serving traditional Mexican dishes and drinks with indoor and outdoor dining available. Open Tuesday-Saturday from 11am-9pm.
Bubba Garcia's
200 Redfern Village
St. Simons Island, GA 31525
912.634.0073

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. We are all about good food, great friends and tasty tequila. In other words if it ain't fun it ain't for us. Our vibe is inspired by The South, south of the border, and the Caribbean. Our Food is influenced by all things "southern" and has been distilled into one of the best Mexican rooted menus around.
Chile Peppers Island Cantina
118 Retreat Village
St. Simons Island, GA 31525
912.268.4635

Authentic Mexican food served at reasonable prices in a casual dining environment. Featuring 39 different tequilas plus 5 big screen TVs.
Nacho's Mexican Restaurant & Cantina
3600 Frederica Road
St. Simons Island, GA
912.268.4096

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.
Pizza

Hildy's Pizza
511 Ocean Blvd.
St. Simons Island, Georgia, 31522
912.434.9995

Locally owned and operated; we provide fresh, flavorful selections. We make our dough fresh from scratch every morning. Our fulfilling buffet-style lunch service is hot and ready for the busy islander, or the friendly atmosphere allows patrons to relax and enjoy a glass of wine with their meal. Island native Jef Hilderbrandt has over two decades of experience creating Italian delights on St. Simons. He invites you to taste the love and passion in his pies, pasta, subs, salads and desserts. Open Tuesday-Sunday 11:30am-9:30pm; Closed Mondays.
Mellow Mushroom on Saint Simons Island
440 Kings Way
St. Simons Island, Georgia, 31522
912.291.9108

Preserving nature and the environment is evident in the design of the restaurant. You can't help but be amazed at the beauty of the design and feel like you are dining in a tree house. The patio is 100% animal friendly and we have live music Thursday through Saturday night, every week. Happy Hour is at 2 until 6 and picks back up at 9 until close. Open Monday through Thursday from 11am-11pm, Friday and Saturday from 11am-12am, and Sunday from 11am-10pm.
Moondoggy's Pizza & Pub
36 Canal Road
Brunswick, GA 31525
912.264-4888

Offering a variety of items from pizza, mussels, beef carpaccio, chicken wings, salads, Italian sandwiches and subs, calzones, pasta, desserts and more. Serving beer, wine and spirits and pizza by the slice. Open Sunday - Thursday 11am - 9pm; Friday - Saturday 11am - 10pm.
Sal's Neighborhood Pizzeria
Plantation Place
3415 Frederica Road, Suite E
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
912.268.2328

A must stop when visiting St. Simons Island, Sal's is a legendary quaint, old-fashioned pizzeria with checked tablecloths that specializes in Authentic Italian food made from family recipes, gourmet pizzas made to order in a brick oven, including traditional thin crust and deep dish Sicilian pizzas, as well as delicious pasta dishes, calzones, salads, Italian desserts and beer. Owner Sal Cenicola is somewhat of a local celebrity, known as the energetic and spirited pie guy who is passionate about his food and his customers. Sal is a Jersey boy born and raised, and a renowned boxer for over 18 years and was among the "Who's Who" of Atlantic City Boxing, and was inducted into the New Jersey Boxing Hall of Fame. Open Tuesday - Thursday from 4pm - 9:30pm; Friday - Saturday 11:30am - 10pm; and Sunday from 4pm - 9pm.
Seafood
Preferred by ExploreStSimonsIsland.com ECHO Oceanfront Restaurant
At The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort
201 Arnold Road
St. Simons Island, Georgia 31522
912.268.5967

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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.

Specialties include fresh seafood, shrimp and grits, delicious salads, breakfast po'boys, omelets, sandwiches, burgers, flat bread pizzas, and desserts.

Open Monday through Sunday 7am - 10pm. Reservations not required but are available at opentable.com. The bar serves the island's finest handcrafted cocktails. The Resort restaurants are open to the public.



Coastal Kitchen
Golden Isles Marina
102 Marina Drive
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
912.638.7790

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
912.643.1120

Crabdaddy's puts their personal stamp on coastal favorites by spicing up the shrimp and grits and fresh catches with signature cream sauces. 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. Open 7 days a week from 5pm to 10pm.
Crab Trap
1209 Ocean Boulevard
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
Located next to Crabdaddy's, mid-island one block from King and Prince.
912.638.3552

The Crab Trap on St. Simons Island is a casual seafood restaurant that has been a favorite of locals and tourists alike for more than 35 years. We offer your choice of the finest local shrimp, scallops, oysters and fish all served with battered fries, hush puppies and coleslaw (salad, cheese grits, corn, and baked potato available upon request). We also offer fabulous tender beef filets, casseroles, creoles and chicken fingers. Last, but not least, our world famous crab soup continues to bring patrons back time after time. The Crab Trap offers a very nautical, casual and rustic atmosphere. It is known for its tables with "the hole" in the middle used for discarding your fresh oyster shells and shrimp tails. A full service bar specializing in margaritas and our famous "Blue Crab" cocktail is also available to complete your dining experience. Open Sun - Thurs 5pm to 10pm, Fri - Sat 5pm to 10:30pm.
Catch 228 Oyster Bar & Grill
228 Redfern Village
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
912.634.6228

Featuring Raw, Steamed, and Baked Oysters. Everyday from 4-6 PM 75 cent oysters, $1 off all beers, and $3 house wines. Also featuring Crab Legs and a variety of fresh seafood such as wild Georgia shrimp, oysters, low country boil, snow crab legs, shrimp and grits, sandwiches, ribeye, burgers, salads and more. Full bar and kid's menu available. Open Mon - Thurs 4pm - 2am, Fri - Sun 11am - 2am.
Frederica House
3611 Frederica Road
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
912.638.6789

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 7 nights per week for dinner from 5:30pm - til.
Georgia Sea Grill
Pier Village
407 Mallery Street
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
912.638.1197

Georgia Sea Grill opened in April 1997 in the St. Simons Island's Pier/Village area with seating for just 34. Though small, the restaurant quickly gained a big reputation for great seafood. Today, in a new setting with seating for nearly 150, Chef Jeff Lewis offers coastal fare paired with sensationally fresh ingredients and produce. Offering an intimate fine dining experience, Georgia Sea Grill guests are welcomed with a friendly, attentive staff and can enjoy the main dining room, wine bar or regular bar. Open Mon - Sat 5pm - til and closed Sundays.
Gnat's Landing
310 Redfern Village
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
912.638.7378

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. The menu of daily specials, fresh seafood, salads, sandwiches, fried pickles, not to mention the $8,000 Margarita remain island traditions. Open 7 days a week 11:30am - whenever.
The Half Shell at the Pier
504 Beachview Drive
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
912.268.4241

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 Mon - Thurs 5pm to close and Fri - Sun 11:30am to close.
Iguana's
Pier Village
303 Mallery Street
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
912.634.1140

Iguana's is famous for their locally caught sweet Wild Georgia shrimp and scallops. Harvested right off the coast of Georgia and hand prepared for you to order fried, blackened, or broiled. Elegant Island Living Readers voted our Fried Shrimp the Best in 2013 thru 2017. This casual bar and grill 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.
Marshside Grill
1200 Glynn Avenue
Brunswick, GA
912.342.7981

A fixture in the Golden Isles for over 20 years. Enjoy drinks and music on our marshside deck, with a lunch and dinner menu featuring appetizers, burgers and sandwiches, salads, stews, seafood platters, pasta, lunch and dinner specialties including steak, oysters, crab legs, scallops, shrimp, ahi tuna, and more. Daily lunch specials from 11am to 2pm.
Mullet Bay Seafood Restaurant
512 Ocean Boulevard
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
Located near St Simons Pier Village
912.634.9977

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, and you'll often find live music and entertainment here. Pets are welcome on the outdoor porch.
Steamer's Seafood
100 Marina Drive
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
912.638.6778

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.
Southern Cuisine
Barbara Jean's
214 Mallery Street
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
912.634.6500

Known for their delicious "Eastern Shore" style 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 entrées, a wide variety of seafood, homemade soups, sandwiches, and sweet desserts. They are open daily for lunch and dinner Sun - Thurs 11am - 8:30pm, Fri & Sat 11am - 9:30pm.
Porch
549 Ocean Blvd
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
912.634.5168

Nashville Hot Chicken (fried or roasted), tenders, catfish, fresh wild Georgia shrimp, salads and Southern sides. Beverages include froses, wine and craft beer. Open Monday - Saturday 11am - 9pm and Sunday from 11am - 8pm.
Steaks & Chops
Bennie's Red Barn
5514 Frederica Road
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
912.638.2844

Established in 1954, Bennie's is the oldest privately owned restaurant on Saint Simon's Island. At the Red Barn you can enjoy steaks grilled to perfection over an old-fashioned open oak flame, chicken, spaghetti or 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. The Club@Bennies is open most every Wed - Sat for live music and dancing. Wed night is karaoke from 8pm until. Doors open at 6pm.

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Experience the Island's meandering waterways and tidal marshlands while paddling solo or with a guided tour. Abundant wildlife is around every bend and you may find sea turtles, alligators, fish, crabs, dolphins, and many other animals native to Georgia's coast.
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The Golden Isles of Georgia offers a vast coastal ecosystem of salt marshes, tidal creeks, winding rivers, sounds and the Atlantic Ocean is unspoiled, healthy, and brimming with fish of all types. The Pier located in the aptly named Pier Village provides an excellent spot for crabbing, casting a line, or sitting back and watching the action. For those who seek the excitement and challenge of deep sea and offshore angling, there are a number of fishing charters and skilled captains who can help you navigate coastal Georgia's vast ecosystem of salt marshes, tidal creeks, winding rivers, and the expansive Atlantic ocean.
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Restaurants and Dining in St. Simons
There's no shortage of great places to eat in St. Simons, whether you prefer fresh, local seafood and our infamous Wild Georgia shrimp, fine dining or more intimate cafes and eclectic bistros, pizza, American cuisine or a variety of Mexican, Italian and Asian restaurants to choose from.
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Jekyll Island was once an exclusive winter retreat for some of America's wealthiest families. Their exclusive Jekyll Island Club, a collection of "cottages" and a variety of support structures are now a National Historic Landmark, the Historic District is open to the public. Today, owned by the State of Georgia, the island retains much of its natural beauty and offers a wealth of amenities and activities including 63 holes of golf, beautiful beaches, 20 miles of bike paths, mini-golf, nature tours and Summer Waves Water Park.
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