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Blackwater Grill

260 Redfern Village, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522
(912) 634-6333
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Orlando, Florida
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64 reviews 64 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

We went on a whim, and when I return to Saint Simons, this will be my go to place for dinner. We had four in our party and were seated in a blink, right during dinner rush. Our waitress was charming, attentive but not intrusive. I had two appetizers for my meal. The crab bisque is easily the best I... More

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Greenville, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW via mobile

Blackwater Grill looks how I would imagine a fishing lodge would. Dark, lots of cheap wood, mismatched chairs, and vinyl table cloths. Not my style. Service was good and the staff was friendly. The food was good and portions were plentiful. I got the Tybee Fried Shrimp. It comes with two kinds of sauces which were amazing! You also get... More

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Vidalia, Georgia
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49 reviews 49 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Ate dinner here with a friend and I had the crawfish etouffee and it was amazing ! The atmosphere here is very inviting and our waitress was a hoot ! Very friendly service here and great food ! Bottom line ! If you are ever in the area stop on by and fill your belly !

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

We had great service and wonderful food. Crabcakes, red beans and rice and filet entrees done to perfection and served hot. If you want to browse the shops before you dine, be advised that most of them close by 6:00 p.m.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

First of all Georgia probably has the best tasting shrimp right out of the Atlantic of any location in the world. Secondly, Blackwater Grill does an outstanding job of preparing the Fried Shrimp and then dresses it up with accents such as remoulade, jalapeno tartar sauce and horseradish cocktail sauce. WOW! Not to mention the outstanding Yukon Gold mashed potatoes.... More

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Saint Simons Island, Georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We go for brunch on Sundays always great service and wonderful food. Owner Daniel Veal is so friendly and makes sure he visits your table and says Hi !!!

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Brunswick, Georgia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Steak was cooked perfectly and you have to try the cheese spread with crackers. They also make great drinks here. Decor is a little run down and needs updating. It has never been packed any of the times I have gone. Kind of puzzling? I think there were less than 10 each of the four times I have been there.

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Atlanta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

My family and I came to St.Simons for the weekend. Our first night on the island we found the black water grill and decided to give it a try. When we arrived we had to wait about an hour because we didn't have a reservation. When we got seated the waitress was friendly and took our orders. We ordered the... More

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Louisville, Kentucky
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

While we quickly ran up a $100 bill due to multiple drinks, the food here was the absolute best of any place we ate. I got the best Jambalaya I have ever had, and my wife was extremely happy with her food also. She also tried a cocktail special they call a Blackwater Honey, and she liked it so much... More

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Mableton, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Blackwater remains my overall favorite place to eat at SSI. Pleasant, relaxed atmosphere and friendly staff. Fresh fish and shrimp always good, some innovative sides usually available.

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