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Old School Diner

1080 Jesse Grant Rd NE, Darien, GA 31331
+1 912-832-2136
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Ranked #4 of 28 Restaurants in Darien
Price range: $15 - $30
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Chef Jerome Brown, has 20 years in the seafood business. Our customers are our family members, we have over 10,000 photos on the walls of our restaurant! The Old School Diner, famous for the "Wheel Chair Platter!" - Come see why Ben Affleck says " Why ask, Trust your Chef" Carpeted parking lot? Yes we have that! A quick trip from Savannah and well worth the trip! A real Hidden Gem of the Southeast, that is a quote from Southern Living Magazine!
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English first
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Awesome food! My husband and I just ate there as its amazing! He had never been before and left a happy man! Order the wheelchair platter, it's the best for you buck and you will need an actual wheelchair when your done eating! Hats off to Jerome and staff!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

The experience begins as you pull up into the carpeted parking lot and continues inside with eclectic decor including a VIP table in boxing ring setting with dollar tree seasonal decorations, collectibles and mismatched furniture and pictures of patrons everywhere. Not a space was left bare....it felt a bit like eating in somebody's living room...only thing missing a velvet couch...although... More 

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Saint Simons Island, Georgia
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77 reviews 77 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Just as the other reviews say, a little scary and not sure what to expect when you drive up to this place. But, I heard the food was great and that this would truly be an experience to remember for a lifetime. It truly lived up to that! No other place like this in the world. Extremely friendly staff and... More 

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Woodstock
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45 reviews 45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We were visiting family close by and they had been here to eat and wanted us to try it. I will be honest when we pulled off the main road it was a bit scary. We were greeted by one of the waiters and then taken back to the main dining room. The chef comes out to meet everyone and... More 

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Savannah, Georgia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

US Military Vets MC from three chapters in South Georgia were looking for a Sunday afternoon destination and Old School Diner was where I picked. We arrived a little earlier than our reservation time, but we were welcomed right in. With a group of nearly 20, it could have been quite a load on the servers. No problem at all!... More 

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Gainesville, Fl
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135 reviews 135 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 via mobile

We came here based on Trip Advisor reviews. First of all, this place is 20 miles outside of Darien, so not really sure how it gets rated as a Darien restaurant. Driving up is a treat in itself, arriving to carpeted driveway, outside toilets and barking dogs. We were welcomed warmly and led to our table with a smile. The... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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69 reviews 69 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

A friend of ours brought us here. We drove passed the plant filled toilets aligning the drive and pulled into the carpeted parking lot and it only got more interesting from there. We ordered the Wagon Wheel, because you should "trust your chef". The amount of food was incredible, and i am a chow hound. This area of the country... More 

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Bill_LewisSavannahGA, Guest Relations Manager at Old School Diner, responded to this review

The Old School Diner would like to thank you for the oh so kind words in your recent Trip Advisor review. We don't advertise, never have! But we do have 5000+ family members that do this for us. Welcome to the Old School Diner family. We look forward to your return visit sometime soon. Chef Jerome and his family of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We love Chef Jerome and his staff(Family).They made us feel welcome each visit.The setting is so welcoming and comfortable,it is as if every person in the building came to dinner together. We made news friends each visit ,from adjacent tables. We're looking foward to our next visit.

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Bill_LewisSavannahGA, Guest Relations Manager at Old School Diner, responded to this review

The Old School Diner would like to thank you for the oh so kind words in your recent Trip Advisor review. We don't advertise, never have! But we do have 5000+ family members that do this for us. Welcome to the Old School Diner family. We look forward to your return visit sometime soon. Chef Jerome and his family of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

OMG - The Food is awesome and lots of it . The Seafood still kicking ... Meats fresh from the Pit ... The service , none better . The Chef ...... Must meet the Chef ............ !

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Bill_LewisSavannahGA, Guest Relations Manager at Old School Diner, responded to this review

The Old School Diner would like to thank you for the oh so kind words in your recent Trip Advisor review. We don't advertise, never have! But we do have 5000+ family members that do this for us. Welcome to the Old School Diner family. We look forward to your return visit sometime soon. Chef Jerome and his family of... More 

Hinesville,GA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

I love the Old School Diner and Chef Jerome. I always have a good experience and love the food. A+++

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Bill_LewisSavannahGA, Guest Relations Manager at Old School Diner, responded to this review

The Old School Diner would like to thank you for the oh so kind words in your recent Trip Advisor review. We don't advertise, never have! But we do have 5000+ family members that do this for us. Welcome to the Old School Diner family. We look forward to your return visit sometime soon. Chef Jerome and his family of... More 

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Address: 1080 Jesse Grant Rd NE, Darien, GA 31331
Phone Number: +1 912-832-2136
Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Darien
Average Prices: USD 15 - 30
Cuisine: Seafood

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