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Blackwater Grill

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260 Redfern Village, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522
(912) 634-6333
Today
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients
Breakfast/Brunch
Dinner
Reservations
Late Night
Dessert

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Visitor rating
  • 129
    Excellent
  • 68
    Very good
  • 30
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Spending Time With Others

On our trip to Florida got to spend time with our son who is stationed in the area. Our dinners were good and only concern was the service that was slow for a quiet evening, not awful just slow. Our wait staff was very pleasant, but it appeared that something was not right in the kitchen. We... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
Ronald H
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Livonia, Michigan
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Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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247 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Livonia, Michigan
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

On our trip to Florida got to spend time with our son who is stationed in the area. Our dinners were good and only concern was the service that was slow for a quiet evening, not awful just slow. Our wait staff was very pleasant, but it appeared that something was not right in the kitchen. We will come next... More 

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Troy, New York
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

Excellent food, well prepared. Most menu items were fresh and native to the area. Portions were ample but not too huge. Service was excellent, attentive but not pushy. Set in the middle of a trendy shopping area, it was the nice end to a fun day exploring.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

It was overall good! We enjoyed the food! Wish we could have sat outside (too cold) as their deck is pretty cool. Would most likely go back again.

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Madison, Georgia
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

We were disappointed last year to find out that Blackwater Grill had stopped serving their Sunday brunch. Good news - they have reopened for service on Sundays. The food served at Blackwater is just delicious and very exciting. Special dishes are offerd each night but it's not hard to find a dish on their regular menu which is an exciting... More 

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East Lym
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

You know those times when you need one more level in the ratings range? We ate in the bar and had some good food. It was a bit heavy on the sauces and fats for our taste, but others would probably love it! Atmosphere and service was friendly and fun.

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Narragansett, Rhode Island
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255 reviews 255 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

We loved this place. Our waiter, Terrance, did a great job of serving us. He took the time to totally explain the restaurant menu and everything sounded so good. My husband and I had the Brunswick Stew. He had the Jambalyla and I had the Cajun Pasta. All of the food was delicious. This place is charming in a funky... More 

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Roswell, Georgia
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170 reviews 170 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

The food is a cajun seafood. Ask if you aren't sure about the hotness of an entree. I had the shrimp and grits and they were wonderful. The decor is very interesting with different salt and pepper shakers on each table, different items hanging on the walls, etc.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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255 reviews 255 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Blackwater Grill had come highly recommended and I had read about it for a long time - I was excited at my first chance to visit. Maybe my expectations were too high: I was underwhelmed. The place is warm and inviting - our welcome was great. Our server was also very good: personable and warm. Food was pretty average to... More 

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Valdosta, Georgia, United States
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

wonderful food, great Atmosphere. The night we went they had Redfish as the special, blackened with a salad of crab and shrimp with a side. IT melted in my mouth! The staff were wonderful and very friendly. Get there Early when the open (5:30) as they stay busy!

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Cookeville, Tennessee
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53 reviews 53 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

While visiting St. Simons Island we read reviews and looked up the menu to Blackwater Grill so we went for lunch on Saturday with high expectations. We were shocked to see only 1 table seated during the lunch hour. We should have asked for the menu before seating. We were disappointed to read that their lunch menu is very limited... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 260 Redfern Village, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Golden Isles of Georgia  >  Saint Simons Island
  • Phone Number: (912) 634-6333

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 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?