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Blackwater Grill

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260 Redfern Vlg, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-2501
(912) 634-6333
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5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Riverside, Connecticut
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a very nice dinner at Blackwater Grill. Very nice atmosphere, decent service (albeit a tad rushed), and great food. The crab bisque was delicious and the jambalaya and crawfish etoufee were outstanding. Good selection of draft beers. If you like cajun cuisine, give the Blackwater Grill a shot.

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Woodstock, GA
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Love this place. Ate here twice this trip. The Brunswick stew, cornbread, and Cajun slaw appetizer is fantastic! We thought their Cajun seafood pasta was very good and I loved their trout dish. I discovered the half portion dinners on the second trip- on back of menu. That way we could try more appetizers...

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Nacogdoches, Texas
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144 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

Stopped in for some low country boil and left disappointed. Restaurant was not dirty, but it certainly was not clean either. Low country boil consisted of 6 overdone shrimp, 3 new potatoes, 2 pieces of corn on the cob, and 4 pieces of cheap sausage. All of it was very bland, no spice at all. Service was good. Not going... More 

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Thank mooneynut
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Everything has a creole flair. During my visit I ordered the special which was the swordfish. It was awesome!! My wife and family loved every bite.

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Houston
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

One of a multitude of tourist restaurants that you will visit and never return. The food was satisfactory, but nothing special. The server was friendly, but inattentive. There are to many better places to eat in the area.

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Thank ht5308
Tennessee
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

We were a large group so we took advantage of the take home Low Country Boil. You have to do the actual boiling at home but the instructions were well stated and easy. The food was wonderful! The service during the phone order and pick up was very personal and polite. Highly recommended!

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Thank jdavis490
Cartersville, GA
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

The restaurant is in a great little shopping area so you can explore before or after your meal. The food is fantastic. The brunswick stew is very tasty. Gluten free options are available. They even bring you gf crackers with the appetizer.

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Thank rerowe
North Carolina
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54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

First time there, were pleased. Fresh ravioli appetizer melted in my mouth. All food was good. Service was pleasant and quick.

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Thank Canadian-Fan
Georgia
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35 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

loved the crab bisque and the fried shrimp ... some of the best on St Simons Island... highly recommended

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Thank hungrylawyer
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

In the past, Blackwater Grill had been a staple on our list of must-eats when visiting to SSI - so much that it's usually the place we eat for our first night on the island. Though the mixed drinks did not disappoint, the food sure did. We had undercooked ravioli for an appetizer. Entrees included bland crab cakes and overcooked... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Contemporary, American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 260 Redfern Vlg, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-2501
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Golden Isles of Georgia  >  Saint Simons Island
  • Phone Number: (912) 634-6333

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