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Driftwood Bistro

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1175 North Beachview Drive, Jekyll Island, GA 31527
+1 912-635-3588
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Free Wifi, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for: Romantic, Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups
Description: Casual theme low country cuisine specializing in fresh vegetables and...
Casual theme low country cuisine specializing in fresh vegetables and unique entree items featuring Wild Georgia Shrimp, Stuffed Collard Greens, Signature Pastas and Shrimp Creole. Traditional favorites like Yankee Pot Roast, Shrimp and Grits, Stuffed Baked Flounder, Fried Grilled or Blackened Wild Georgia Shrimp (did I mention that we serve Wild Gorgia Shrimp). Unique sandwiches like our Veggie Wrap and Cracker Cuban as well as burgers and salads. Full service bar specializing in frozen specialty drinks from Top Shelf Margaritas,Peach Daiquiris and Rum Bar Smashes.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Well worth the price - great food and service

Just a perfect evening with family. We were looking for a place where we could have comfortable conversation and a nice meal. This was just the spot. The pot roast and shrimp & grits were favorites.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
MommaMyers
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Woodbine, Maryland
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Woodbine, Maryland
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71 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just a perfect evening with family. We were looking for a place where we could have comfortable conversation and a nice meal. This was just the spot. The pot roast and shrimp & grits were favorites.

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Waterville, Maine
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Leek cream sauce on flounder with crab stuffing is the best, almost licked the plate. LOL! Sweet potato soufflé was like a desert. Shrimp Fra Diavolo was spicy and creamy, we went back the night before we left and it was only on special on Saturday (I think). Friendly atmosphere with great service. I would drive out of my way... More 

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Cobden, Illinois
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Eating at the Driftwood Bistro is like having a good home cooked meal, without having to cook! They serve the local wild caught white shrimp, always delicious, is many different ways. The shrimp and grits are tasty as are the shrimp cakes. Dinners come in petite and regular sizes, entree and two sides. They also serve sandwiches and salads. Favorite... More 

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Thank foodiegaltoo
Marietta, Georgia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a twenty minutes wait for dinner and it was worth every minute of the wait. I ordered the Rum Smash for before dinner drink and our server asked if I was driving. Glad he did as the drink was very tasty, but strong. Seafood was fresh as were the vegetables. Crab bisque was exemplary. We ordered the petite... More 

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Thank Paulette C
Duxbury, Massachusetts
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51 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We loved everything about this place. Wine, food, efficiency, decor, location were all great. Too bad this restaurant isn't closer to where we live (maybe 1000 miles closer!) Thanks Driftwood Bistro!

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Thank Heidi M
Wolfeboro
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was our third time eating at the Driftwood Bistro. We love stopping here on the way to Florida. The wonderful restaurant is on the Villas by the Sea property. It is open to everyone but very convenient if you are staying at the Villas. There is a variety of food including southern cuisine. The service is outstanding and the... More 

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Thank Dianne W
Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Small restaurant at villas by the sea Very economically priced and good selection. Seafood is often catch of the day. Steaks are juicy Wine selection good. Very friendly atmosphere.

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Thank cam s
Atlanta, Georgia
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was excellent and the price of wine was perfect. So glad we tried it. Waitress was so helpful with our order. You will be impressed!

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Thank osunuts
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had dinner here rather than the limited menu available at the Holiday Inn Resort and it was a great choice. Staff very friendly and attentive. Great prices on bottles of wine and the remainder is packaged to take with you. Good variety to choose from. Two entrees with wine were around $40.

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Thank matthewr672
Richmond, Virginia
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great find. Menu selection was terrific with something for everyone. Food was fresh, flavorful and there's a choice of serving size for the entres which is a very nice feature. ALL the staff were friendly, knowledgeable and helpful. Prices are very reasonable.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1175 North Beachview Drive, Jekyll Island, GA 31527
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Golden Isles of Georgia  >  Jekyll Island
  • Phone Number: +1 912-635-3588

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 14
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups

Description

Casual theme low country cuisine specializing in fresh vegetables and unique entree items featuring Wild Georgia Shrimp, Stuffed Collard Greens, Signature Pastas and Shrimp Creole. Traditional favorites like Yankee Pot Roast, Shrimp and Grits, Stuffed Baked Flounder, Fried Grilled or Blackened Wild Georgia Shrimp (did I mention that we serve Wild Gorgia Shrimp). Unique sandwiches like our Veggie Wrap and Cracker Cuban as well as burgers and salads. Full service bar specializing in frozen specialty drinks from Top Shelf Margaritas,Peach Daiquiris and Rum Bar Smashes.
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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