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“Unfortunately only average - after all this positiv feedback” 3 of 5 stars
Review of The SandBar and Grill - CLOSED

The SandBar and Grill
711 N Beachview Dr, Jekyll Island, GA 31527-0831
912-635-7906
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Price range: $15 - $25
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Bar, Sandwiches
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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“Unfortunately only average - after all this positiv feedback”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

After having read all the good reviews here we were surprised with only average food and average atmosphere at a somewhat higher price than average. :-(

We might have been there in the wrong day, the wrong daytime and chosen the wrong food.
But we likely won't give it a second try given the alternatives.

We've been here for a quick lunch, having a baked potato soup and a seafood chowder.
The bowls came as relatively small cups, the taste of both soups was ok but nothing special (chowder somewhat better than the potato soup), the crackers as side even came with an "old" taste.

The atmosphere nothing special, the waiter friendly and attentive, the prices higher than e.g. in the (tastier) Driftwood nearby.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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English first
St. Augustine, Fl. 32080
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Found: Great Fried Eggs”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

Good grits - great eggs - sausage links that snap when you bite - hashbrowns were good-- nice southern waitress ...so glad to find a real breakfast on Jekyll Isand!

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Thomaston, Georgia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“great food and price”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

we ate supper there and got there early and got the fried shrimp and fish both were good and the salad was fresh and the dessert peach cobbler was good too. will eat here again the staff was very nice too

Visited September 2012
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Love this place...”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012 via mobile

Our waitress was Shelley and she was very sweet and professional. The food was awesome.. We got the seafood platter and it was actually better than the seafood restaraunts up the street.. Will def be going back!

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Atlanta, Georgia
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59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
“DELICIOUS!!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012

I always ask the locals where to eat and they never steer me wrong. I had a craving for a cheeseburger and I called the front desk to ask who has the best burger in town. They told us The SandBar and Grill! They were right!! Delicious burgers and pretty good fries too. We will definitely eat there when we visit again!!

Visited August 2012
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