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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: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout
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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  • 84
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  • 27
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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
Yummy Shrimp Cakes!

I have been to this bistro many times and again I will write another wonderful review! Get the okra and cream corn... I know it doesn't sound special but they will amaze you. I always go early (open for dinner only) and get the fried Wild Georgia Gulf Shrimp. My son always orders the meatloaf... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
queenozma
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

I have been to this bistro many times and again I will write another wonderful review! Get the okra and cream corn... I know it doesn't sound special but they will amaze you. I always go early (open for dinner only) and get the fried Wild Georgia Gulf Shrimp. My son always orders the meatloaf - which is wonderful. My... More 

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Warner Robins, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

My family group of nine recently ate at Driftwood Bistro. We ordered a wide variety of foods and everyone seemed well pleased with what they had selected. Our waitress did a good job of serving us, and the prices were excellent for what we got. Our only downside was that we inadvertently left a baby's "binky" on the table. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

a very good place to eat. great food and staff. been coming here for years and gets better. great staff and food

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Grilled shrimp, shrimp and grits, a bottle of wine for $10 and you can't go wrong. Service was good even though the place was very busy with people waiting for tables. I can't remember ever getting a bad meal here.

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Stratford, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

This restaurant is worth finding. It's on the North end of the island quite a way from the main shopping area. It's part of the Villas Complex off of Beachview. The staff is extremely friendly. The food selections are varied and the quality excellent. The prices are more than reasonable which is especially refreshing for a resort area. One of... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

My wife and I went to the Driftwood for dinner and was pleasantly surprised how good it was. The drinks are reasonable and the wine is $6.50 per glass or $10. a bottle, dah a no brainer. We then shared the Crab Bisque which was wonderful, I could have had a second bowl, but that would have been to much.... More 

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Jesup, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Very good food, reasonable prices, friendly and the best fried okra ever! Our new go-to restaurant on Jekyll.

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Palm Coast
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

get the fried green tomatoes, they were wonderful. staff was friendly. place was clean. i ended up getting a cheeseburger which was cooked perfectly.

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Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Excellent food, good atmosphere, fair prices. Would have been a five but for some reason took forever to get our food!

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Marietta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Excellent Meal! A top choice for Jekyll Island we were told by people who knew the area and we were glad we went. We decided to return the following night to try another dish! Delicious shrimp & grits.

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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, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Doing business, Families with children, Dining on a budget

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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