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Blackwater Grill

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$$ - $$$
Contemporary, American
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260 Redfern Vlg, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-2501
+1 912-634-6333
17:30 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 17:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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Athens, Georgia
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

We were in town for a business meeting when one of us suggested this place for dinner. We had heard good things about it from a few other colleagues and were willing to give it a try. Wish we hadn't. First, the only good thing was the friendliness of the service. Our server and everyone at the restaurant were super... More 

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St. John
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70 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

OMG. Definitely did NOT expect to be eating some of the absolute best Cajun food when I visited St Simon's Island, GA! But here it is. My visit to Blackwater Grill began with a lovely Russian River Pinot Noir. I couldn't resist sampling Blackwater's award winning Brunswick Stew which lived up to it's reputation. Then, despite my proximity to some... More 

Thank Wolf J
Riverside, Connecticut
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

We had a very nice dinner at Blackwater Grill. Very nice atmosphere, decent service (albeit a tad rushed), and great food. The crab bisque was delicious and the jambalaya and crawfish etoufee were outstanding. Good selection of draft beers. If you like cajun cuisine, give the Blackwater Grill a shot.

Thank Thomas M
Woodstock, GA
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Love this place. Ate here twice this trip. The Brunswick stew, cornbread, and Cajun slaw appetizer is fantastic! We thought their Cajun seafood pasta was very good and I loved their trout dish. I discovered the half portion dinners on the second trip- on back of menu. That way we could try more appetizers...

Thank GAgardeners
Nacogdoches, Texas
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147 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

Stopped in for some low country boil and left disappointed. Restaurant was not dirty, but it certainly was not clean either. Low country boil consisted of 6 overdone shrimp, 3 new potatoes, 2 pieces of corn on the cob, and 4 pieces of cheap sausage. All of it was very bland, no spice at all. Service was good. Not going... More 

Thank mooneynut
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Everything has a creole flair. During my visit I ordered the special which was the swordfish. It was awesome!! My wife and family loved every bite.

Thank Lee Erica R
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

One of a multitude of tourist restaurants that you will visit and never return. The food was satisfactory, but nothing special. The server was friendly, but inattentive. There are to many better places to eat in the area.

Thank ht5308
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

We were a large group so we took advantage of the take home Low Country Boil. You have to do the actual boiling at home but the instructions were well stated and easy. The food was wonderful! The service during the phone order and pick up was very personal and polite. Highly recommended!

Thank jdavis490
Cartersville, GA
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

The restaurant is in a great little shopping area so you can explore before or after your meal. The food is fantastic. The brunswick stew is very tasty. Gluten free options are available. They even bring you gf crackers with the appetizer.

Thank rerowe
North Carolina
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80 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

First time there, were pleased. Fresh ravioli appetizer melted in my mouth. All food was good. Service was pleasant and quick.

Thank Canadian-Fan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Contemporary, American
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 260 Redfern Vlg, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-2501
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Golden Isles of Georgia  >  Saint Simons Island
  • Phone Number: +1 912-634-6333

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?