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Barbara Jean's

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214 Mallory St., Saint Simons Island, GA 31522
912-634-6500
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11:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Dacula, Georgia
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

As always the food was fantastic, we loved the Pumpkin Bread and the squash casserole. Excellent food in a very simple setting with really great value.

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Thank TraceyJ1453
Saint Louis
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41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stopped at Barbara Jean's for a late lunch. The soups are great, the hand dipped onion rings were fabulous! My salad was decent.

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Thank smd62
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It was pretty crowded with all the big parties but there was no rush, we had a 45 minute wait and it was worth it! The selection of items for the kids was great! My husband had the meatloaf and it was great! Moist and very fulfilling. I had the country fried chicken, and it was tender and juicy. The... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Casual, inexpensive, good southern specialties. Not the place if you are dieting or watching your cholesterol :) Great crab cakes and meatloaf! Fried chicken so-so. Service was fabulous - friendly, helpful waitstaff. Dessert was amazing ("chocolate stuff")

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Thank conbauer
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49 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Went to Barbara Jean's for lunch on Friday afternoon. What a treat! Wife had jumbo crab cake, white cheddar grits and squash casserole. All excellent! I had the shrimp & grits, red beans and rice and green beans. All had excellent flavor. The bread they served (3 kinds) were all outstanding. We were both very satisfied. Saw Barbara Jean clearing... More 

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Nazareth, Pennsylvania
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62 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Unassuming inside, good is oh, so fabulous each meal is served with warm, delicious pumpkin bread with whipped butter made with brown sugar and honey. TO DIE FOR!! also jalepeno cornbread is served which my husband liked. We went here twice, we liked it so much. I had the crab cakes the first time and the meatloaf the second. Both... More 

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Thank Danalli4
Lilburn, GA
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Wow, best crab cakes we've ever tasted! Shrimp also huge and delicious! Also had white cheddar grits and squash casserole and highly recommend those sides. The pumpkin bread is yummy and the sweet tea is excellent! Service was awesome so you must eat at Barbara Jeans!

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Thank KMW63
Cleveland, Georgia
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Crab cakes are a must in an old school, no frills, sassy waitress kind of place. Sides are lack luster but the crab is the star. We liked the odd little assortment of sweetish cornbread, pumpkin bread, etc. Come as you are...

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Thank dbarrett2016
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had soup and crab cakes, the she crab soup was delicious, as well as the pumpkin bread. Loved the variety of foods offered. Warm and friendly service too.

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Thank Penny N
Jasper, Georgia
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23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had heard rave reviews so decided to try it. If you love sweet tea, you will definitely get sweet tea. I recommend ordering half and half as it is extremely sweet. The bread basket includes pumpkin bread, wheat roll and jalapeño cornbread. The wheat roll was fantastic but the cornbread tasted more like cake than cornbread. Again, too sweet... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 214 Mallory St., Saint Simons Island, GA 31522
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Golden Isles of Georgia  >  Saint Simons Island
  • Phone Number: 912-634-6500

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?