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Grand Dining Room

371 N Riverview Dr, Jekyll Island Club Hotel, Jekyll Island, GA 31527-0874
+1 912-635-5155
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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
371 N Riverview Dr, Jekyll Island Club Hotel, Jekyll Island, GA 31527-0874
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1 - 10 of 853 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Eat where the Super Rich dined in times long past. Beautiful woodwork in the building. The food was as impressive as the decor.

Thank Z5808IYbillc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was very sorry to hear this lovely dinning room is no longer serving daily lunch! But thankfully they still serve Saturday and Sunday brunch The atmosphere of the entire Jekyll Island club hotel is fabulous. It has been wonderfully kept historically accurate thus it...More

Thank Bobby B
phenning, Manager at Grand Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We appreciate your recommendation of our Sunday Brunch. We have a long standing tradition (30+ years) here on Sundays and it continues as grand as ever. You are correct, we are no longer serving lunch Monday-Saturday. We have so many other wonderful places to dine...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

It's an experience. Dining room is elegant like it was when the Rockefeller's, JP Morgans and other industrial age tycoons wintered on Jekyll Island. Service is what you would expect at this level. Food was excellent but not superb. Lobster bisque was prepared from broth...More

Thank ra0805
phenning, Manager at Grand Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We appreciate your feedback and your recommendation. We truly believe your dining experience in the Grand Dining Room certainly should be GRAND! It sounds like your was and we thank you for joining us.

Reviewed 1 week ago

This beautiful historic dining room Sunday brunch should not be missed. They offer everything from prime rib to caviar and everything in between. Loved the food, service and ambience. The price was very reasonable and the pianist was a plus. We will definitely return.

Thank Robin L
phenning, Manager at Grand Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are known for our famous Sunday Brunch! We are happy to know you enjoyed yourselves-food, service and the piano entertainment.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel and dining room is stunning. I am not typically a fan of "old" buildings but this place keeps it's old time feel but with modern convenience. We ate breakfast here and it was delicious. The wait staff was very nice. The grounds are...More

Thank stacygouldin
phenning, Manager at Grand Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We appreicate you taking the time to review the Grand Dining Room and happy to know you had a nice breakfast dining experience. We have tried very ahrd over the years to make the history shine through while still providing all of those modern conveniences....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ambiance, the food, and the folks made our stay at the Jekyll IUsland Club a most enjoyable getaway. We were fortunately enough to be seated in Wilton's area both nights in the Grand Dining Room. Wilton guided us through the menu and made suggestions...More

Thank TallahasseeBillJudy
phenning, Manager at Grand Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We want to thank you for dining with us not once but twice! I will pass you nice comment re: Wilton on to him directly. We appreciate you being with us.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We expected a meal with excellent food. Short ribs were fatty! Other two meals were good. Service was mediocre though. Great ambiance with holiday decorations so come for that!More

Thank F P
phenning, Manager at Grand Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review the Grand Dining Room. We would definitely love some additional feedback if you have the time to call the Director of Restaurants-800-535-9547. Sounds like we did a fairly good job but fell short in some places. Would...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Decor, food and service were excellent. Popular for anniversary occasions Live piano music background a plus. Tables well spaced.

Thank observer192
phenning, Manager at Grand Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for choosing the Grand Dining Room to celebrate your special occasion. We know there are many restaurants to choose from so we appreciate you selecting us! We are happy you had a nice time.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We planned a short 3 day trip to Jekyll with the main feature being Thanksgiving dinner at the Grand dining room. I called a month in advance to make a reservation and even called back later to make sure we could eat there even though...More

Thank Bonnie D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family eats Thanksgiving meal every year in the Grand Dining Room. This year there did appear to be new management, and new procedures in place. The Thanksgiving feast itself in the Grand Dining Room of the Hotel, is that of an upscale buffet. Our...More

Thank just8keylimepie1969
phenning, Manager at Grand Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanksgiving is quite the feast at the resort each year. We appreciate your family joining us this past holdiay. We want to thank you for your detailed feedback. It has been shared with the Director of Food and Beverage. Comments like yours help us to...More

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ambittle84
24 August 2017|
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Response from phenning | Property representative |
We do ask that gentlemen wear a collared shirt. No jeans or hats or shorts at dinner.
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Hikermom1
18 July 2017|
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Response from _jodyb3317 | Reviewed this property |
I think so but I would suggest you call the front desk and ask to be sure. We did not eat lunch there just breakfast and dinner.
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mominthepines
4 September 2016|
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Response from Pamela H | Reviewed this property |
There is a side enclosed sunroom that might work for you. I am having a bridal lunch there for my daughter and we are ordering off menu. They are usually very good about working with you. For casual dress but still very... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 60
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Valet Parking, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:00 am
10:45 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 am
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 am
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 am
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 am
Friday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 am
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 371 N Riverview Dr, Jekyll Island Club Hotel, Jekyll Island, GA 31527-0874
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Golden Isles of Georgia  >  Jekyll Island
  • Phone Number: +1 912-635-5155
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Description
The Jekyll Island Club Hotel Grand Dining Room continues to be the scene of social gatherings and gourmet experiences. Beautifully restored in the Victorian mode, the room is dominated by Ionic columns and gleaming white woodwork. Three handsome fireplaces, complete with intricately carved mantle pieces and marble surrounds, add warmth and cheer on a winter’s day. The lawns and the river can be seen through expansive windows, and the first blossoms of crepe myrtle and magnolia trees color the landscape in early spring. The glow of candlelight and piano music create an atmosphere of romance and anticipation of the gourmet meal to come. A cause celebre in Southern Georgia dining is the Grand Dining Room’s Sunday brunch, a culinary and visual delight.
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