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Barbara Jean's

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214 Mallory St., Saint Simons Island, GA 31522
912-634-6500
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Today
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine

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Visitor rating
  • 300
    Excellent
  • 182
    Very good
  • 99
    Average
  • 43
    Poor
  • 15
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
It is true - Great Crab Cakes

We had read the reviews on this restaurant and went there for lunch - we ordered the 7 oz crab cake as an appetizer and it was delicious. It is true no fillers. That a couple of draft on a sunny afternoon what could be better.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
FFalls
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Toronto, Canada
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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639 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Toronto, Canada
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

We had read the reviews on this restaurant and went there for lunch - we ordered the 7 oz crab cake as an appetizer and it was delicious. It is true no fillers. That a couple of draft on a sunny afternoon what could be better.

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Fort Benning, Georgia
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149 reviews 149 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Stopped in for lunch over spring break. Great kids menu. Nice beer of the day price. $3.50 Flat Tire pint drafts. Service is prompt and polite. The kids chicken tenders were the equivalent of two breasts. Huge. The half and half is good. I had the crab cake and the 6 grilled shrimp. The crab cakes are good. Not great... More 

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Saint Simons Island, Georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

You looking for a delicious home cooked meal? Here is the best! Meals like you ate at Grandmas on Sunday. Pork Chops, Fried Chicken and Meatloaf with plenty of different vegetables. To end this great meal try their cakes or pies. The price is just right.

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Tallahassee
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98 reviews 98 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

This place served great food fast and with portions large enough for us to have a second meal from the leftovers! From turkey and dressing to shrimp and grits there is something for everyone on the menu! The prices were very reasonable for a restaurant right on the Main Street near the pier!

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Saint Simons Island, Georgia
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

Barbara Jean's is a very special restaurant. First, their specialty is crab cakes.....the smaller 5 oz. and the healthy 7 oz. size. Then they offer nice sized proportions of veggies. Even if you like just veggies, they will make the entree YOUR way. Children have portioned-size meals and their own menu.....but don't forget to save room for their own handmade... More 

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Marion, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW

When we arrived in town we tried this local restaurant. The staff made you feel so glad you had chosen this spot. We had cheese and grits, shrimp and stewed tomatoes and a bread basket with three delicious choices. We ate their the next day also!!

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Peachtree City, Georgia
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200 reviews 200 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 NEW

My husband and I were checking out the restaurants for the next day. I asked the male greeter if their crabcakes were made with bellpeppers (I have an allergy to bell peppers) and was rudely told that he couldn't tell me. When I told him of my allergy he again rudely told me that he couldn't tell me as it... More 

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

What better way to immerse yourself into the South than by enjoying one of their best know dishes at a southern eatery hot spot. Service was great and food was delicious.

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Chicago, IL
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

When I visit St Simon's Island, my family asks to go to Barbara Jean's. The crab cakes are great but my dad always chooses the meatloaf dinner which he looks forward to. The service is truly wonderful...our glasses of sweet tea are always full. And so are we after eating at Barbara Jean's which is conveniently located just in the... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We ate here several times while visiting the island. Twice in one day! Great service, food reminds you of Grandma. Staff remembered us and by the 3rd time we were like family!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 214 Mallory St., Saint Simons Island, GA 31522
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Golden Isles of Georgia  >  Saint Simons Island
  • Phone Number: 912-634-6500

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?