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Driftwood Bistro

1175 N Beachview Dr, Jekyll Island, GA 31527-0704
+1 912-635-3588
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“squash casserole” (234 reviews)
“stuffed flounder” (163 reviews)
“pot roast” (98 reviews)
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1175 N Beachview Dr, Jekyll Island, GA 31527-0704
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Reviewed yesterday

Sent the last few days staying on Jekyll Island at Villas by the Sea and one of the best things about the stay was our meal here! Shrimp and grits were the best I've ever had and the okra was amazing! If visiting Jekyll you...More

Thank rodmar1
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We ate here twice it was so good. The first time we had the stuffed flounder. It was amazing. The second time I ordered the shrimp and grits. It was outstanding. Everything we ate was delicious, and the prices are very inexpensive for what you...More

1  Thank Jwtravelseverywhere
Reviewed 4 days ago

This restaurant has amazing food at cheap prices. The wild Georgia shrimp, which is delicious plain, is even better grilled with their seasoning. The Yankee pot roast is also delicious. The portions were generous, the service perfect. If I could eat there tonight, I definitely...More

Thank Mary D
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visit Jekyll every other year and this restaurant is a “must do” destination for us. The food is delicious and can be served in two portion sizes. (i.e. smaller portions have half-cup servings of sides vs larger portion have full cup portions as well...More

Thank marjorieh931
Reviewed 5 days ago

Roast and potatoes were great. The squash casserole is cooked in a serving sized dish and I think it made it very dry. The service was great and the place was cute! Very hard to find parking. I would go back for sure.

Thank tabrdo
Reviewed 5 days ago

Excellent vegetarian options and wonderful service! Close golf cart ride from the campground. Will eat here again.

Thank gr8cape
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you choose to eat at this establishment you will have an opportunity to tast the excellent Georgia Wild Caught shrimp. This place offers good portions, reasonable prices and good service. While on the island for a weeks visit, we came here 3 times. Each...More

Thank wilson j
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I eat from the bistro quit often and everytime I walk in I get greated by the friendliest faces and smiles from Maddison and Cole!! They always take my order and never get anything wrong. I've never felt so welcomed to any kind of establishment...More

Thank Jasmine H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found this place last year, and still just as excellent as we remembered. Great service, great cocktails, excellent food. Try the fresh Georgia shrimp for a local treat, and the fried green tomatoes as an appetizer.

Thank Dennis L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service was fast and efficient, and they made very good recommendations for both drinks and food. All of our meals came together, and all were very good. I tried the shrimp and grits, as it is a local dish, and was quite pleased. Would definitely...More

Thank Dan468
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Questions & Answers
29 July 2017|
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Response from bulletasas1 | Property representative |
We are very kid friendly I am happy to say that the majority of the kids we get in love the food and 9 out of 10 finish what they had.
Lisa S
18 July 2017|
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Response from Dan D | Property representative |
yes we issue them in 25.00 increments.
22 April 2017|
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Response from bulletasas1 | Property representative |
I'm sorry we don't have outdoor seating and only service dogs
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 14
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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
  • E-mail
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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