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All 17 Jekyll Island Restaurants

Driftwood Bistro

1175 North Beachview Drive, Jekyll Island, GA 31527
912-635-3588
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $14
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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.

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English first
Westerville, Ohio
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

Given that this restaurant was highly rated, I was quite disappointed. The food itself was average...more hit or miss. The seafood items (shrimp, fish) were quite good, but some of the side items left much to be desired. Out of the 5 meals we ordered, the viewpoint was pretty universal. As far as service, the staff was friendly and kept... More

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Statesville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

Our 1st meal on Jekyll Island, my boyfriend and I chose here based on the reviews, it was an excellent choice. We were greeted warmly, promptly seated and waited on Jessica, a very nice and friendly young lady. We ordered some foods we weren't very familiar with for the experience of coastal dining and were well pleased. The Shrimp Créole... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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82 reviews 82 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

Two of us enjoyed a perfectly satisfactory early evening dinner that was well served, albeit quickly. The prices were very fair for the quality of the food and the wine offer was attractive ( "premium" wines at $15 a bottle, as long as you order a main course).

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Muncie, Indiana
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61 reviews 61 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

New management was obvious at this visit compared to one a couple years ago. Service was prompt! We were seated right away, and we were served much sooner than the hour+ it took last time. The food was very good, well prepared, and a nice menu selection. Cloth tablecloths and tasteful decorations, natural lighting from large windows and subdued indoor... More

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Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

We read the wonderful online reviews and they certainly were accurate. Both my husband and I loved our meals, the main dishes as well as all the sides. We ate there 2 out of 4 nights we spent at Jekyll Island and will definitely be back. Service was excellent, atmosphere fun and friendly. One amazing deal is that instead of... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We visited Jekyll for the third time in June. We have eaten at Driftwood Bistro each time. They have excellent food. I particularly like their various side items. We had a group of 6 and were seated promptly. Great service.

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Hiawassee
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Only open for dinner and not on Sunday. Food and service were first class. They have a great wine special and a smaller meals option if like me you can't eat the huge servings that are the norm these days. Beautiful setting, nice bar and attentive staff. I had the stuffed flounder and it was excellent. My wife had baked... More

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Florida
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196 reviews 196 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Really enjoy both the comfort food, southern fried dishes and the fish specialty of the day. Look forward to next visit/

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

My husband and I ate at the Driftwood Bistro on November 7th, 2014 and enjoyed the food. I'm a vegetarian so it was refreshing to see vgt and gluten free on the menu. What I really liked about the place is the owner. He came to our table and greeted us. He knew not to shake hands as we were... More

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Augusta, Georgia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

The seafood, or crab, bisque was excellent, tan in color and slightly spicy. We shared the regular sized order of crab stuffed flounder, and it was good. However, we ordered were not up to par. The fried whole okra was shriveled up, breading was separated from pods and greasy. The famous squash casserole had too much liquid creamy substance. Should... More

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Additional Information about Driftwood Bistro

Address: 1175 North Beachview Drive, Jekyll Island, GA 31527
Phone Number: 912-635-3588
Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Golden Isles of Georgia  >  Jekyll Island
Average Prices: USD 8 - 14
Cuisine: American

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