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Blackwater Grill

260 Redfern Vlg, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-2501
+1 912-634-6333
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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Contemporary, American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
260 Redfern Vlg, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-2501
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Reviewed 24 July 2017

This is one of my very favorite restaurants to go to for dinner. I have never been disappointed in anything I have ordered here. The staff is always so helpful and friendly and the food is like none other. It has a cajun flair to...More

Thank Julie F
Reviewed 13 July 2017

This was a great restaurant while original owners were in charge. A great place for special occasions or out of town company. Since it was sold about 5+ years ago the food has gotten progressively disappointing. The steaks were full of fat/grizzle, the shrimp tasteless,...More

Thank tamaraleek
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Blackwater didn't start well for my wife and I, but came under new ownership about 2 years ago. What an improvement! Great food with a cajun influence and great daily specials. My wife and I spent our last anniversary there. Yum.

Thank Jack W
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We visit Saint Simons Island every year for vacation as a family. We have our typical dinner spots we hit every year. Tonight we decided something new at the Blackwater Grill. This was our first visit, but we'd heard the food was good. I'd rate...More

Thank Perry C
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Sunday Evening - July 2 ... the town was hopping and there were long lines for dinner everywhere. We found Blackwater Grill which did not have people hanging out the door. We went in to put our name on a list and were advised it...More

Thank boxarain
Management response:Responded 11 July 2017

Thank you for visiting our restaurant. I do apologize for the wait and the crackers we had available at the time. We have special made flat bread crackers shipped to us for our cream cheese spread with the vegetable base. Unfortunately the company did not...More

Reviewed 6 July 2017

We were told when we arrived that there would be about an hour wait in spite of the fact that only about 1/2 of the restaurant was full. We thought perhaps the other tables were for customers with reservations and it was a holiday weekend...More

Thank Lori D
Management response:Responded 11 July 2017

We do apologize for the long wait that you and your family had to endure for your dinner. I am glad that you and your son enjoyed the Cajun Pasta. I hope that you and your family come back and let us rectify the situation...More

Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

We ate here during our family vacation (6 adults) and were not impressed. I ordered one of the seafood dishes and asked to sub grits (listed on the menu several times) but was told I could not change out side dishes. Our server was very...More

Thank Lauren C
Reviewed 11 June 2017

The food was delicious, especially the low country boil, jambalya, and shrimp and grits. They waitresses Leanne and Devon were great with refills and accomodating kids.

Thank jeanmariehanlon
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Well. I have eaten here before and have had a pleasant experience. This evening I arrived for dinner and both my fiancé and I were not very hungry so we both ordered a wedge salad and an appetizer size of shrimp and grits. We were...More

4  Thank Todd L
Management response:Responded 11 July 2017

Thank you for visiting our restaurant. I do apologize for the bad feelings that you got with the server. The server should have gotten a manager involved so we could rectify the situation better for you. We do love our customers and appreciate them very...More

Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Great service and food! Enjoyed the flounder and crab cakes! Very friendly atmosphere. Thank you, Devin!

Thank EBH10
Management response:Responded 11 July 2017

Thank you for responding and please come back and visit our restaurant soon!!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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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