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CJ's Italian Restaurant

405 Mallery St, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-4014
+1 912-634-2711
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (107 reviews)
“cheese bread” (10 reviews)
“breadsticks” (8 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza
$$ - $$$
405 Mallery St, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-4014
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a little hole-in-the-wall place, but not to be fooled, they outdo Mellow Mushroom by ten miles! This is some of the best pizza we have ever had, bar none! We only had the thick crust, but it was awesome! :) Service is friendly...More

Thank Amy G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great choice for a pizza or pasta. Small dining room that fits the locally owned restaurant perfectly. Also a great place to order a pizza to take to your condo. The owner was making pizza the night we ordered pizza. The deep...More

Thank BuzzGlover
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had the calzone, pizza, and Greek salad. Everything was very fresh and delicious. Kristen took excellent care of us. No waiting and fast service. Fun atmosphere and great music.

Thank Christine D
Reviewed 7 August 2017

A little hole in the wall place, CJ's was delightful! Great food in a fun atmosphere. The owners had a great story to share about how they acquired the little restaurant.

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 4 August 2017

I am loathe to give a poor review -esp when I get a recommendation from TA. However, this time I have to. We ordered "to go" pizza. The place is charming and the pick up process was easy. However, we were not impressed AT ALL...More

1  Thank pjcharles
Ada O, Owner at CJ's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

I'm so sorry to hear that you didn't have a good experience with our restaurant! We work really hard to ensure our customers leave our restaurant happy... wanting to come back again & again! I'm sorry we didn't meet your expectations, but I'd love to...More

Reviewed 25 July 2017

This place is awesome! It is a small place, and we had to wait a bit. It seems a rainy night on Saint Simon and everyone goes out for dinner! This was worth the wait. The deep dish pizza is truly awesome! My daughter had...More

Thank runningmom09
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Small restaurant, but awesome! My husband and I came here 17 years ago and we found it again- brought out daughter. Cheese bread is delicious- pizza awesome! Had a great pour on my glass of wine! Highly recommend!

Thank Meg K
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We go to CJ's every time we visit the island. It's family owned and family friendly. You can see how much they love the place, there are sweet pictures everywhere. We usually sit at the bar and drink wine while happily shoving magic mushroom pizza...More

Thank susie0038
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The boyfriend and I were looking for somewhere to grab Italian and of course Sal's was packed. So I jumped on Trip Advisor and saw CJ's was rated #2 on the island for Italian food... so we went. I originally wanted to order the chicken...More

Thank S M
Ada O, Owner at CJ's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2017

Thanks for your review! I'm so sorry we didn't meet your expectations with our pasta dishes. My husband and I work very hard to make sure everyone leaves our restaurant happy and eager to come back! We make all of our own sauces, dough, meatballs,...More

Reviewed 10 July 2017

The property manager of our rental house recommended CJ's for pizza and we were not at all disappointed. The restaurant itself is small but we were fortunate to arrive when not so busy and our party of 9 was easily seated. Our waitress recommended the...More

Thank ASC77
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 405 Mallery St, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-4014 (Formerly C J's Italian Restaurant)
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Golden Isles of Georgia  >  Saint Simons Island
  • Phone Number: +1 912-634-2711
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