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Driftwood Bistro

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1175 N Beachview Dr, Jekyll Island, GA 31527-0704
+1 912-635-3588
17:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Our party had fried shrimp, cheese grits, squash casserole, stuffed flounder, catfish, collard greens and strawberry daiquiri that were all wonderful. The mashed potatoes were good, meatloaf was just ok. Nice staff. Nice atmosphere and clean restrooms. Nice store next door with nice staff also. Definitely recommend!

Thank nikizjo
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17 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Every year that we've visited Jekyll Island, we try to have at least one meal at Driftwood Bistro during our week. This year, we enjoyed it so much that we returned for a second time. There is a very complete menu with something for everyone, i.e.. meat, seafood or vegetable lovers. Even at its most crowded, every customer receives good... More 

Thank 198patriciaf
Duluth, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A little bit pricier than expected but the food was really good and the service was great. Owner comes around and talks to people in the restaurant and they sell these really beautiful driftwood fish.

Thank Theresa B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Really good food and service. I liked that the entrees could be ordered in a smaller portion (petite) but was still generous. Bar drinks were a bit pricey which is why I gave 4 stars.

Thank Ckgoldie5
Rock Hill, SC
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54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here with another couple who have eaten here often. It was perfect - atmosphere, staff, service, food! Really like the option of petite or regular size entree. Two of us has stuffed flounder - yummy; another pork tenderloin, and one veggie pasta with chicken. All were grand! Talked to owner who was terrific fellow.

Thank AnnTRockHill_SC
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Driftwood Bistro is by far the best restaurant on the Island. We ate there 3 times and were very impressed by the food and service The Bistro Dip sandwich was amazing I would highly recommend to anyone

2 Thank Vincent J
Laurel, Maryland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the Island for a small couples vacation and this restaurant was by one of our favorite! The food was amazing and came out very quick and the customer service was great! Will definitely recommend anyone to go that visits the island.

2 Thank greenwood722
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My son, daughter-in-law and granddaughter live on Jekyll Island. When we go to visit we are always taking them out for dinner. This past visit we went to the Driftwood Bistro and it was perfect. Great food, great staff and great family environment. It was nice to get a wonderful meal and not be worried about have a 4 year... More 

1 Thank Kathleen M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful Island ambiance. Food at the Driftwood Bistro was excellent. Service was first class. Fried mushrooms and okra were delicious. Recommend adding fried pickles to the appetizers! !!!!!!

Thank Wdinda
Statesboro, Georgia
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156 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner here our last night at Jekyll and found it to be the least expensive meal we had our entire stay. We've eaten here many times and were not disappointed. The stuffed flounder is great as well as the bourban peach cobbler with ice cream. You have to have the fried okra...They smash the pods and fry them... More 

1 Thank Celena B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$14
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1175 N Beachview Dr, Jekyll Island, GA 31527-0704
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Golden Isles of Georgia  >  Jekyll Island
  • Phone Number: +1 912-635-3588
Casual theme low country cuisine specializing in fresh vegetables and unique entree items featuring Wild Georgia Shrimp, Stuffed Collard Greens, Signature Pastas and Shrimp Creole. Traditional favorites like Yankee Pot Roast, Shrimp and Grits, Stuffed Baked Flounder, Fried Grilled or Blackened Wild Georgia Shrimp (did I mention that we serve Wild Gorgia Shrimp). Unique sandwiches like our Veggie Wrap and Cracker Cuban as well as burgers and salads. Full service bar specializing in frozen specialty drinks from Top Shelf Margaritas,Peach Daiquiris and Rum Bar Smashes.

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