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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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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good40%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
1507 Third St, Folkston, GA 31537-8907
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were raised on Southern foods as they had here, so was excited to try. The staff is friendly & very helpful. We tried a lot of the items but not many were that great. Meatloaf & Fried fish filets were great. Turnip Greens were...More

Thank Patricia W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service and sweet courteous staff, but truly bland and greasy food. I grew up in the south and ate this type of southern food everyday and I was looking forward to dinner there. I think the problem may be it had been out too...More

Thank Glenda W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome breakfast with 18 friends this morning, rode up from Jacksonville for the buffet. Tables were set as we pulled in parking lot, service was prompt. Food was plentiful. This will be a regular ride for our Goldwing group....

Thank Geno J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stopped on Saturday for lunch. The waitress was great at explaining what they were about and prices. We didn’t know it was a buffet until we walked in. The salad bar was small but fantastic with all fresh ingredients. The fried...More

Thank Richard G
Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

We came here for dinner when staying nearby and we’re disappointed. The buffet was poor - seemed like it had been left out since lunch (when most of the reviews seem much better) and there was a distinct lack of vegetables. The steak special was...More

Thank Alison M
Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

The service was very good. We enjoyed the salad bar but opted to order from the menu rather than eat from the buffet. The steak special was just ok. They are grilled outside which smells great but the meat quality was about what one would...More

Reviewed April 15, 2018

The lunch crowd was light because we were early for lunch, but the waitress and cook were friendly - and the food was AWESOME! We chose the buffet - and sampled delightful pork BBQ - and went back for seconds! The Okra was great, as...More

Thank Norma R
Reviewed March 27, 2018

Stopped in on a whim while passing through to the Okefenokee Swamp. They had a lunch buffet at the time of my visit. Seated immediately - and when you're there, I guess they assume everyone 'knows the drill' because no one ever came back with...More

Thank WarmTread
Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

We ate a couple of restaurants in town during our weekend visit. Okefenokee restaurant was tops. Only $10 per person including your drink and a well laid out buffet. Good local southern food. There’s only a few restaurants in the area and this one is...More

Thank Shelvet
Reviewed February 20, 2018

Reasonable food at a reasonable price. They offer a good buffet and they also offer a regular menu, too.

Thank Steven P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
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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