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Okefenokee Restaurant

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1507 Third St, Folkston, GA 31537-8907
+1 912-496-3263
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good40%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“seafood” (9 reviews)
“steak” (7 reviews)
“chicken” (10 reviews)
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11:30 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
1507 Third St, Folkston, GA 31537-8907
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Stayed in Folkston for a week and there aren't many places to eat if you don't like fast food. I also don't truly like buffets nor fried foods. On the first trip, everyone was happy. I even had a chicken strip that was fried and...More

Thank Selkie9
Reviewed July 10, 2017

Great home style cooking in small town atmosphere. I enjoy eating from the buffet. They always have a great selection to choose from. The food is fresh and hot and the service is wonderful. Even the customers are friendly. Well worth the travel to eat.

Thank mstrickland12017
Reviewed May 27, 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I visit here quite often from about an hour away. This is our favorite place to eat; it has delicious burgers, great buffet, and friendly staff. I would definitely recommend eating here.

Thank SwoopHoop904
Reviewed May 2, 2017

The buffet is simple and delightful pretty straight down to business when you want to eat food. They also have specials every day of the week.

Thank Navyfreak
Reviewed April 5, 2017 via mobile

Food was good. Southern family style buffet with fried food .Very friendly wait staff. Seemed to be popular with the locals.

Thank allyson r
Reviewed April 1, 2017

Recommended by our hotel as good place to eat. Buffet restaurant food was okay, staff friendly, price was right.

Thank 3Sharon1982
Reviewed March 18, 2017 via mobile

I have eaten at a number of Mom-and-Pop deep-fried, butter-soaked, salt-shocked, county seat country-cooking buffets, and this one was as delicious and calorie-filled as any. Seeing golden-fried chicken strips on the buffet was a first for me, though, as those are usually sold at a...More

Thank Boyd E
Reviewed March 16, 2017 via mobile

Went looking for a lunch place in downtown Folkston.....we weren't excited about the fast food selections along the main highway. So, we went to Main Street and found the Okefenokee Restaurant. What a find!!! We decided on the buffet for $10 including the drink and...More

Thank Ken S
Reviewed March 2, 2017 via mobile

As we were heading to spend a day in the Okefenokee Swamp looking for Snakes and Gators we decided to stop in for breakfast at the Okefenokee Restaurant. It was fairly early (7:00 ish) on a Saturday morning . There were several cars in the...More

Thank snake59
Reviewed February 23, 2017

There is a buffet and a lot of people were digging in! We ordered from the menu as we did not want a lot. The wait person was very nice and was working hard. What we had was good and considering the mass of people...More

Thank Jekyll
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1507 Third St, Folkston, GA 31537-8907
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Folkston
  • Phone Number: +1 912-496-3263
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