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Jonah's Fish & Grits

109 E Jackson St, Thomasville, GA 31792-5136
+1 229-226-0508
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“hush puppies” (147 reviews)
“shrimp and grits” (201 reviews)
“cyclone shrimp” (29 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
109 E Jackson St, Thomasville, GA 31792-5136
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was pouring rain the night we visited, but that didn't keep many others like ourselves from gathering in the portico outside while waiting for a table. The mood was cheery and festive! Once seated, we had very attentive and knowledgeable service. Our party of...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank siouxbdoo
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Reviewed February 24, 2018

Excellent food, excellent service! This was the best meal on our trip from Tallahassee to Savannah. The hush puppies are excellent, the special of shrimp and grits is excellent, and the fried shrimp is excellent. This place gets busy so go at an off time...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Lauren B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to Jonah's multiple times. We are never disappointed. Excellent seafood. I could make a meal off the hush puppies alone. They do not serve alcohol, but the food more than makes up for it. Get your wine before or after.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 664judithl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Drove to Thomasville whilst visiting our daughter and her family in Tallahassee. Had a wonderful lunch here: shrimp and grits (traditional); blackened grouper sandwich and the chicken alfredo pasta (sans chicken for my vegetarian daughter). Everything was homemade, delicious and cooked to perfection. Don't understand...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank datagirl1004
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There was a long line to enter this place...so we thought it must be pretty good. The wait staff is unemotional, the food is very greasy, cheesy and fatty. Not for the health conscious!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank annetteg9309
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time at Jonah’s. The food was amazing and the service too. We had a table outside that worked really good for our family of five with three kids 6 and under. We will be back.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jozsefr688
Reviewed November 9, 2018 via mobile

We went to Jonah’s for dinner as my husband is here working with the Hurricane Michael relief. My husband had been here before and raved about the food and wanted to take me here while I came to visit him. The food was delicious! First...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 130jannined
Reviewed October 22, 2018

Shrimp and grits. Prepared very well. Can order them Cajun or regular. I'm averse to spicy so I was quite pleased to have a flavorful dish. They used tasso ham instead of andouille sausage. All I can say is it is definitely worth the stop....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ljbaughman
Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

We stopped in this quaint restaurant during our stay in Thomasville. We were not disappointed. The food was fantastic and our server was excellent also.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kasey419
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

We had the shrimp and grits for our tasting. The resturant was cute. The food we sampled was under seasoned but that is what happens when you must cook for the masses. The shrimp and grits had squash and zucchini in it and that was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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January 17, 2017|
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Response from Pamela M | Reviewed this property |
Dont think they have private rooms
March 23, 2016|
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Response from Kebo T | Reviewed this property |
That's correct, no reservations are allowed, but I do know that they have expanded in size which make the wait not so bad.
January 27, 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 109 E Jackson St, Thomasville, GA 31792-5136
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Thomasville
  • Phone Number: +1 229-226-0508
  • E-mail
Located in the historic town of Thomasville, Georgia, JONAH'S offers delicious seafood and more made fresh daily and served in a family-friendly, alcohol-free environment. JONAH'S "fish & grits" is a refined twist on the English concept of "fish & chips" married with the United States' southern tradition, flair, and hospitality.
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