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Blackwater Grill

260 Redfern Vlg, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-2501
+1 912-634-6333
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“jambalaya” (34 reviews)
“boudin fritters” (27 reviews)
“brunswick stew” (46 reviews)
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Contemporary, American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
260 Redfern Vlg, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-2501
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very little business on a Saturday night on St Simons Island. Ordered Prosecco..they were out of it. The Pork appetizer was dry, the corn bread burned & my entree (Grouper Dafuskie was OK except for the rice. It was like wallpaper paste. Also avoid the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank j0annetl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Today was my birthday and we were out and about and saw that Blackwater Grill was open for lunch so decided to stop in. A GREAT decision!! I had the shrimp and grits, my husband had the Cajun pasta. We were pleasantly surprised that there...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank SouthernGal820
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Blackwater is an up scale (upper middle) seafood restaurant with a large bar and lot's of indoor seating. People are friendly and engaging at the bar and conversation is easy if you're looking to make a new acquaintance or just say hello to your bar...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank peter3527
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wife had the Brunswick stew with bacon cornbread. She thought the stew was salty but I liked it just fine. I ordered the Allen Chicken, which is a panko crusted fried chicken breaths with mushroom sauce. I would have liked the sauce a little thicker,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank OrrMcc
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Last visit was approximately 2 years ago when my wife fell in love with the shrimp and grits. We returned and found that the shrimp and grits were just as good as they were two years ago if not better. I had the Cajun pasta...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ribby42
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

This place has changed for the better.... I believe the decor has been improved greatly. The service is good. We had Brandon and he aimed to please. He was friendly, welcoming and efficient. This is the only Cajun restaurant in the area and the food...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Michele04
Reviewed October 13, 2018

While we did enjoy our selections, the restaurant has a strange feel and seems like it needs updated. The blackened salmon and low country boil we ordered were good. The server seem distracted and did not even offer dessert, so I am not sure if...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Bingdale
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

The food is mostly Cajun and we like It. The menu has changed a bit. They no longer have their new version of Shrimp and Grits, so I was disappointed. My husband had the Jambalaya. He enjoyed it and it was still their original recipe....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank michelewave04
Reviewed September 30, 2018

After we saw in their own webpage that Happy Hour was offered, we stopped in at 4:30pm. The place was 100% empty. A server came out and politely explained that the restaurant does not ever do happy hour and doesn't even open until 5pm. Very...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank acctg
Reviewed September 27, 2018

Beautiful restaurant, great service and delicious food...this place has it all along with a comfortable atmosphere. I chose the Low Country Boil due to its featured shrimp and Zatarain's Seasoning, but the real star of this beautiful bowl heaped full of sweet corn, red potatoes...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank lindadentonh
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Contemporary, American, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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: +1 912-634-6333
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