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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” (223 reviews)
“stuffed flounder” (161 reviews)
“pot roast” (93 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1175 N Beachview Dr, Jekyll Island, GA 31527-0704
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Although the food was delicious, as all of the reviews agreed upon, -and the wines fairly priced, it was the service that made my dining experience great. I sensed that our waitress truly cared about our making our evening special!

Thank RetiredGramps
Reviewed 3 days ago

We have eaten dinner here multiple times, in April and December 2017. The service and food and are always excellent. Highly recommend the cheddar grits!

1  Thank 4allenstravel
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I work at a restaurant on the island I feel guilty for telling my guests that Driftwood bistro is the best restaurant on the island. To each their own. But I love the country goodness that is served here with good portions and wonderful surprises!...More

1  Thank Christine T
Reviewed 4 days ago

tucked away but highly recommended so we had to find it! although the lines seemed long on a Friday night, we did not have to wait too long (for a party of 7!) and the although service was fantastic the food was even better. The...More

1  Thank coffeebeagle
Reviewed 1 week ago

Atmosphere was good and so was the service and food. Hubby and I had the Georgia shrimp which was very good.

Thank Donna F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything we had was excellent! My husband said it was the best Shrimp and Grits ever!! I had the Shrimp Platter and choose the shrimp to be grilled: they were perfect! We both had the side of Fried Okra, so delicious and different for a...More

1  Thank Van H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Shrimp were more like you may see at a Red Lobster. We were expecting jumbo fresh caught. Ok for a family style place. Service was good. Just not what we were expecting.More

2  Thank Denny P
Dan D, Owner at Driftwood Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Sorry that we were not what you were looking for, however, I can assure you that the shrimp that you did have was fresh and locally caught. We pride ourselves on serving only Georgia Wild Shrimp and we are more of a family style restaurant...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this great place a bit off the beatin' path. The service was great as was the food and price. I had a fried green tomato and bacon sandwich - need I say more? Hubby had Non-traditional shrimp salad

1  Thank packednreadyNePa
Dan D, Owner at Driftwood Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, it is always refreshing to hear positive commentary. I know how hard the Staff works to provide you and all guests the greatest dining experience during your stay on Jekyll Island. Again, Thank You.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delicious food served in a wonderful setting! Outstanding seafood, mouth watering home cooked vegetables and the best bread pudding ever....better than Grandma's!

Thank winterbeachl0ver
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed on Jekyll Island for 5 days and ate here twice. Service, food, atmosphere was superb! Between my husband and I we ate pot roast, meat loaf, fried green tomato sandwich, and pork loin with 17 herbs for our entrees. Our sides were mashed...More

Thank Phyllis W
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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, 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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