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“Nice” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Grand Dining Room

Grand Dining Room
371 Riverview Dr, Jekyll Island Club Hotel, Jekyll Island, GA 31527
(912) 635-5155
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $40 - $60
Cuisines: Continental
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Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Romantic, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Description: The Jekyll Island Club Hotel Grand Dining Room continues to be the scene of social gatherings and gourmet experiences. Beautifully restored in the Victorian mode, the room is dominated by Ionic columns and gleaming white woodwork. Three handsome fireplaces, complete with intricately carved mantle pieces and marble surrounds, add warmth and cheer on a winter’s day. The lawns and the river can be seen through expansive windows, and the first blossoms of crepe myrtle and magnolia trees color the landscape in early spring. The glow of candlelight and piano music create an atmosphere of romance and anticipation of the gourmet meal to come. A cause celebre in Southern Georgia dining is the Grand Dining Room’s Sunday brunch, a culinary and visual delight. The last Sunday of most months boasts Sunday Dinner Dance with gourmet dining and ballroom dancing.
Lebanon, Tennessee
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Nice”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

This place is very nice. You feel like your in the first class dining room of the Titanic! I liked it, but it is very expensive. Nice place to go on a date, but when you have a little one like I do, I was nervous about him making too much noise. Everyone is very friendly. We just might not go back due to the price. Check out the menus online before you go.

Visited October 2012
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Sterling, Virginia
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“60 years ago”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012 via mobile

This is a wonderful place in a most wonderful area. I went there for having brunch on Sunday. Great food and drinks, excellent service all in historical atmosphere of last century.
It is a must if you are in that area.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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San Antonio, Texas
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 39 cities Reviews in 39 cities
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
“You Must Do This”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

What a treat! You want to dine there. It is truly beautiful. Food was delicious and service was really great.

Visited October 2012
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Dover, Massachusetts
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34 reviews 34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Wonderful dinner”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

We purposefully had our last night's dinner here to end our vacation in a special way. And it was. Our server was very attentive yet gave us the space to enjoy the entire experience. The food was FABS. The pork tenderloin with a mustard medeira sauce was out of this world. Only wish they provided more on the plate! It was our best meal during the vacation (and we mostly ate on St Simons).

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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NYC area
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“Elegant dining”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

We really enjoyed our meal here. Our server was very nice and efficient. Perhaps too efficient. A restaurant like this, elegant and pricey, should have a more leisurely pace and we found it a bit rushed. Our server tried to take our food order as soon as drinks were delivered. Then our dinner was served as soon as our appetizer plates were removed. We found ourselves trying to eat very slowly so we weren't out under an hour! Food was very good however and the room is beautiful.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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