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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
Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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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English first
Lynn, Massachusetts
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

We first walked in and the odor was like a strong. We sat in the back of the restaurant and it wasn't so bad there. The food was ok. We have been here last year and I think it went down hill.

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Milledgeville, Georgia
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84 reviews 84 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
189 helpful votes 189 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

We always enjoy our meals at the Blackwater Grill and visit almost every time we are on SSI. Our order ranged from crab cakes to shrimp & grits to red snapper with a delicious mango sauce to Jambalaya. Everyone was pleased with their meal. The service was top notch and the manager came by to make sure everyone was being... More

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Madison, WI
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52 reviews 52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I asked the clerks at the Visitor's Center for a low country boil and at the same time, both of them said Blackwater Grill! I arrived at 4:30pm for a late afternoon lunch/early dinner and they didn't open until 5pm - so happy I decided to wait! Decor is very 'early supper club'ish' but the food and service more than... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

Never listen to the woman at the souvenir shop that encourages you to come here. She obviously is a liar. The staff is very friendly. The food is horrible. Reminds me of cafeteria food and the waiter bragged about everything being homemade. Red Lobster does it better. Avoid this place. A tourist trap!!!!!

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Brampton, Canada
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107 reviews 107 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

we try to visit this restaurant on our visits to the area. we have not been disappointed by the food or the service on any occasion. the low country boil was great. we will be back again.

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Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

After seeing this place on diners, drive-ins and dives we were excited to give this place a try. I'm pretty easy to please, feed me good food and I'll overlook a lot, but I didn't get good food and didn't get the hype of this place at all. So it's not for me...

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North Carolina, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We were a little put off by the decor, it's been there a while. Turns out they were visited by diners and dives, the Guy Fierra (sure I spelled that wrong!). Staff was great. Sweetest waitress. Crab cakes awesome, blackened red snapper special was just right, jambalaya was hot and spicy just as expected. The sausage fritter appetizer amazing. What... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Honestly after reading reviews on tripadvisor and diners drive ins and dives we were all set to go here. I got the low country boil and my husband the grouper in their famous sauce. I won't say the food was terrible but I don't see all the hype. We have been to New Orleans several times and this does not... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Everything about this restaurant was excellent. The grouper is the best I have ever had, everything is fresh. You can't miss this restaurant if you are in the area.

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Henderson, Nevada, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

My husband and I have been coming to St. Simons Island for the last ten years and ALWAYS make it a priority to have at least one meal at the Blackwater Grill. I always get the BBQ Shrimp and the Low Country Boil. I've never been disappointed (and I live in New Orleans). The food is great and the service... More

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