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Fins On The Beach - CLOSED

201 N. Beachview Dr., Jekyll Island, GA 31527 (Formerly Blackbeard's)
912-635-3522
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Price range: $0 - $19
Cuisines: American, Hamburgers, Seafood, Steakhouse
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Jekyll Island visitors and residents alike have been anticipating a fresh new restaurant, designed to satisfy their every seafood craving and now they have it with Fins on the beach! The former Blackbeard’s Seafood Restaurant, has been completely renovated and features a revamped and improved food and drink selection. The menu at Fins has been built from scratch to provide delicious flavors, unbeatable freshness and variety to please everyone. Enjoy signature dishes like the Fried Oyster Bucket or the Key West Salmon Salad! What are you waiting for? Join us on the back deck, overlooking the beautiful Jekyll Island beach and ocean and try out this fun new place to dine!

424 reviews from our community

58% Recommend
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  • English first
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English first
Hartwell, Georgia
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

This restaurant is in a prime location but evidently has had some problems with its management in the past. I was disappointed to find it had closed.Hopefully it will be revitalized and reopen. We had eaten there in the past, and maybe will be able to again on our next visit.

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Atlanta
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

It has closed. I must repeat myself so I have enough characters and the site will accept my review. So I say again, it has closed.

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Jekyll Island, Georgia
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

This restaurant is closed. Do not know when it will reopen or if it will reopen. Hopefully when it reopens, it will be tourist oriented and priced for the average family. It has never been a success, which is surprising since it is on the beach. Mismanagement, micromanagement, or all of these. A great spot just waiting for the right... More

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Titus, Alabama
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014 via mobile

Decent ocean front restaurant closed its doors earlier this year. It will reopen this summer as a culinary school restaurant. Coastal College of Georgia will use this restaurant to train culinary students.

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Fernandina Beach, Florida
Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

The view seemed to be the best part of eating here. Seafood was average and the restaurant needed an update.

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Groveport, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

My little boys, husband and I had a great time here! I'd never tried fish tacos before and this place made me a believer. I'd definitely stay away from the fried dough balls of deliciousness that they bring out as an appetizer unless you want to fill up on them because they are delicious!

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Athens, Georgia, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Fins is gone! Culinary Arts Institute is taking over the place - no idea when. Too bad - best view in town!

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From the MS Gulf Coast
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Had to wait over an hour for bland, nasty food. Pricy and no flavor at all. Staff was unable to handle lunchtime orders and management was no where to be found

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

We visited last August and had a great time! The food was very good, we loved the free hushpuppies we got when we arrived. Very cute touch. We sat on the deck right on the beach which was fabulous! You can tell that whoever was cooking really cared about what they sent out of the kitchen because of the high... More

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Warrenton, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

Very Clean place to eat in. Had a little bit of a wait time thou. The waiter was nice but very shy. I think he was new because he was also a bit slow getting us our drinks but didn't hold it against him. Everyone is new at one time. Do think they should have given him a helper to... More

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