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Bessie's Restaurant

104 W Saint Marys St, St. Marys, GA 31558-4945
+1 912-439-3232
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (6 reviews)
“ice cream” (4 reviews)
“burger” (11 reviews)
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104 W Saint Marys St, St. Marys, GA 31558-4945
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Reviewed 9 October 2018

Very grateful Bessies was open on their scheduled day off (Monday). The Kickin Shrimp Wrap was outstanding. Sat on the porch and enjoyed a great view of the marsh water canal. This was my first visit and I would definitely eat there again.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank anewman517
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Went here for a quick lunch with a friend. The have a good selection of sandwiches and other foods. I got the boneless wings which were good. The view is really pretty if you sit outside too.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank knc328
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed the excellent kickin shrimp wrap and crab cake sandwich. The service was friendly along with great view of the waterfront and river

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank 160chuckw
Reviewed 20 April 2018

My girlfriend and myself both had the burger and it was delicious. If you sit outside you have a nice view.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank NielsDocter
Reviewed 29 March 2018

Bessie's in St. Marys has great service. The owner is wonderful and super involved in the day-to-day. The have really great food and they offer a variety of options for a casual lunch or dinner.

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank VisitStMarys
Reviewed 14 March 2018

The wildly-praised crab sandwiches were fairly tasteless, probably due to fillers. The fried okra was good. The restaurant was out of tea and coffee because the truck was late. The temperature was cold inside and in the outdoor seating.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank PeginGA
Reviewed 3 March 2018

I stopped in for lunch and ordered the 6" Cheese Steak. The sandwich which was served on a grinder roll was flavorful, topped with onions,mushrooms and cheese. Fries are included.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank shiraz627
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Bessie's is located right by St. Mary's waterfront and is within a walking distance to the ferry that takes you to Cumberland Island. You walk up to the main booth that is lined with numerous copies of the menu and then you order at the...More

Date of visit: October 2017
1  Thank Shealene08
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

Basic menu with great burgers. Real moo cow meat 🍖 is appreciated. Jalapeño 🦀 Bites great. Kid happy with hot chicken 🐔 fingers and burgers.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Joe P
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

New owners, new menu and new service protocol. No alcohol. This is a quaint restaurant with a limited menu, mostly sandwiches pre-prepared. The food was good, not great. We miss having an afternoon cocktail out on the deck with appetizers, etc., but if you want...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank barefootinblueheaven
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 104 W Saint Marys St, St. Marys, GA 31558-4945
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  St. Marys
  • Phone Number: +1 912-439-3232
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