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Driftwood Bistro

1175 N Beachview Dr, Jekyll Island, GA 31527-0704
+1 912-635-3588
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“squash casserole” (234 reviews)
“stuffed flounder” (163 reviews)
“pot roast” (98 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm Hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1175 N Beachview Dr, Jekyll Island, GA 31527-0704
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant on a family trip to Jekyll and was not disappointed. Arrived around 6:15 on a Tuesday and seated pretty quickly. Server was friendly and helpful. Food arrived after a short wait. Blackened shrimp, although small, were very good. Creamed corn, squash casserole,...More

Thank JimmyMD
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The seen Vice and food were both fantastic, in spite of 19 total in our group. Our service was provided by, 5002 Adolphus. He was always congenial and never once complained about our large group. Highly recommend for excellent food and service.

Thank GAPeach414
Reviewed 5 days ago

We stayed at the resort and went in and out several times before we tried it! The food was very good and the service was great!

Thank waywordone
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was my first trip to the Driftwood Bistro and I was pleasantly surprised. It is not your upscale pricey dining experience but the food was good and the service was excellent. Stuffed flounder was my choice and it was quite tasty. Prices are very...More

Thank sandrawE6666QC
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This restaurant was Fantastic - great grilled shrimp and great chowder. Loved the atmosphere. Cheddar grits were perfect - will definitely come here again!

Thank Linda E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had experienced this restaurant a few months ago and was delighted we dined here. We visited Jekyll Island in March and decided on this restaurant again. We always get here early as this place can get busy and no reservations are permitted. We arrived shortly...More

Thank Will G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Started with the bisque. Best we ever had. Wife had the shrimp cakes and I had the meatloaf. Both were excellent. Finished with the peach cobbler. To die for. Highly recommend and we will be returning!!!

Thank GREG G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this restaurant! Beautiful setting, great food, fabulous Staff! We would definitely go back! Our favorite!

Thank Lorenevp
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good... we got there at 5pm (when they open for dinner) and there was a small line out front of restaurant. The line moved fast. Waitress/waiter were both friendly and food was as ordered. We had the shrimp and grits and Ruben sandwich both...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

While spending a week at Villas by the Sea with our daughter and grandchildren, we ate dinner at the Driftwood Bistro three times. Food and service were great! Our grandson loved the fried green tomato sandwiches. I love that they offer both a petite and...More

Thank Mary Lou G
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Questions & Answers
LaurynEW
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.
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Lisa S
18 July 2017|
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Response from Dan D | Property representative |
yes we issue them in 25.00 increments.
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FMBFLMom
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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 14
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
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
Description
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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