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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 - 8:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dessert, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 314
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  • 195
    Very good
  • 103
    Average
  • 44
    Poor
  • 16
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good food but too much of it

We stopped here for lunch on our way to Savannah. We had the shrimp salad sandwich - very good, great bread, super french fries - and the chicken. Very large portions but tasty. Service was good. We ate inside - I don't know if we realized there was outside seating.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
Phyllis K
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West Babylon
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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English first
LaGrangeville, New York
Top Contributor
123 reviews 123 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Stop in for lunch. Let me tell you worth the wait. The Crab cakes were excellent and fresh made. They were so soft and awesome . If you looking for quick food this is not the place for you. It takes a while but is fresh. Enjoy.

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West Babylon
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86 reviews 86 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

We stopped here for lunch on our way to Savannah. We had the shrimp salad sandwich - very good, great bread, super french fries - and the chicken. Very large portions but tasty. Service was good. We ate inside - I don't know if we realized there was outside seating.

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Horsham, PA
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56 reviews 56 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Many eating choices but we picked this restaurant for lunch because it was recommended for crab (and because mother-in-law is a Barbara Jean). Not disappointed. We had the crab cake sandwich for lunch and then took a quart of the she crab soup back to the motel for dinner. Both were delicious.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

My husband and I had a wonderful salmon lunch. The salmon came with rice, salad and breads. The service and food was excellent. Look forward to going back. This was a couples lunch.

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Lafayette, Indiana
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

I have to go there at least 2 or more times to have the crap cakes & red beans & rice. Crab Cakes are the very best, I love them so much all i talk about is having them when I get there.

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Atlanta, Georgia, USA
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45 reviews 45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

I went to this restaurant with my friend and we shared a crab cake. A jumbo crab cake was 11.00!! They had seating outside and we had to wait because of some miscommunication but thankfully we were not in a hurry. I probably would go there again and try something else. Great location too...close to pier and shops.

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Saint Simons Island, Georgia, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW via mobile

The food is greasy the staff is okay most of the girls are okay but one of the owners or somebody in charge was just plain rude . I didn't care for him at all. Other than that, there's other places I'd rather eat.

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Bruce, Mississippi
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Crab cakes were overrated. They were not bad, but they were very average. Red beans and rice as a side was good. The interior could use a sprucing up. We were a bit disappointed as it was a very average experience. We would not return.

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Clovis, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We had in town to visit us in Savannah GA, we decided to drive to St. Simmons to experience the island food and culture. To our surprise we decided to visit Barbara Jeans, I was very impressed with the service, food choices and the variety. I highly recommend the meat loaf, cod fish, and the grits and shrimp. Don't forget... More 

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Titusville, Florida
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49 reviews 49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This place is such a good find. The food is excellent and the staff are very friendly. The food was very good but their homemade mac n cheese was the best.

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