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Blackwater Grill

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260 Redfern Village, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522
(912) 634-6333
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5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 149
    Excellent
  • 75
    Very good
  • 36
    Average
  • 12
    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
Delicious cajun food, friendly waitstaff, and pleasant ambience.

Everything we ate was delicious: boudin fritters, shrimp and grits, jalapeno cornbread. The quality of the food was higher than I expected, and everything was cooked impeccably.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
jcisrhiannon
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New York, New York
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
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Homosassa, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Blackwater Grill had been featured on Food Network's Diners, Drive In's & Dives so thought I would give it a try. Got there during Happy Hour and found staff to be very friendly and knowledgable. Had low country boil for dinner and was delighted. Shrimp was cooked perfect, tender and easy to peel, Sausage, corn, potatoes and broth was delicious.... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

My family and I dined here friday night. Everything was delicious and flavorful as usual. I had the boudin fritters which were even more delicous than I remembered. The bayou shrimp are also my favorite. Do not miss the bacon cornbread or the creamy green onion dressing for your salad. The cajun pasta and filet speacial of the night are... More 

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Atlanta
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Great restaurant in Redfern Village. Our party of four was seated immediately without reservations on a busy Saturday night. Drinks were delicious and served quickly. The boudin fritters appetizer was fantastic - spicy and hot and authentic. Cajun pasta was full of shrimp, crawfish, and scallops. Jambalaya was very tasty. Portions were large and service was attentive. Good choice for... More 

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New York, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Everything we ate was delicious: boudin fritters, shrimp and grits, jalapeno cornbread. The quality of the food was higher than I expected, and everything was cooked impeccably.

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Augusta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Had a business dinner at Blackwater Grill. Atmosphere was perfect, staff was great and food was outstanding. Mahi-Mahi was the best that I have had in a while anywhere. Go with the Stone Ground Grits too. Very Good and Very Nice place.

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Greenwood, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Every employee we met made us feel welcomed. Our waitress showed both knowledge and a ton of pride in the fare they offered. We had been on the island 4 days and this was the best meal by far. We started with Shrimp and Grits and the Boudin Fritters as appetizers, followed by Grouper Daufuskie, Cajun Pasta, and the Cajun... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

best quality seafood on SSI. have tried their daily specials as well as regular menu items. all are outstanding usually accompanied by innovative sauces and vegetable presentations.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Visited Blackwater Grill a few nights ago and had a very enjoyable evening. Varied menu including old favorites like Grouper Daufuskie and Shrimp and Grits. Bothe were excellent. Generous portion of Grouper beautifully prepared. Server could not have tried harder to please us. Welcoming appetizer was still tasty and hit the spot. We will return again soon.

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Savannah, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Our server, Landon, was friendly, helpful and knowledgeable about all that was on the menus. We enjoyed everything. Only in town for a week, but will definitely be eating dinner here again.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

My family and I are regulars at Blackwater and we eat there at least twice every time we visit our cottage on the island. The food is always made to order and very fresh. Some of our favorite dishes are the shrimp and grits, the mountain trout, fried green tomatoes, and the Brunswick stew. Also, I could eat a basket... 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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Special occasions, Local cuisine
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?