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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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“pot roast” (90 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 3 weeks ago via mobile

Practically everyone we asked recommend this restaurant. We thoroughly enjoyed our meal. Would definitely return and recommend this restaurant to others.

Thank Lisa G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I were in Jekyll for my birthday weekend and decided to try this quaint little restaurant amidst the live oaks. We were not disappointed! We sat at the bar, and Kevin was our bartender/server. He and the rest of the staff were...More

Thank Felicia N Seth L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great service. Just ate here on Wednesday and it was excellent. Had the Wild Georgia Shrimp-fried and it has to be to best I've had in a while. You definitely can't go wrong eating here. It also has a good for everyone. Not just seafood.

Thank jaxkapp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'm here with my daughter, wedding planning. Their TA reviews are fabulous so this place was our first stop. Well deserved rating! Had a delicious burger at the bar (not as easy a find as you'd expect!). Anyway, what made the evening so remarkable were...More

Thank iamcgt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband & I came to Jekyll for our anniversary weekend trip. This place was recommended to us by some store workers. This place is awesome. I had the pot roast and would highly recommend. I had the petit portion which was more than enough....More

Thank Teresa M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was excellent, service was also excellent. Best place that we ate on the island. We were not disappointed. Will be returning to eat again

Thank Dixye T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been here several times over the years and always leave pleased! The food, the atmosphere, the servers... always top-notch. Will return again.

Thank Daniel D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a grat time had at this place. Sar at the bar as to not wait for a table and what a great recommendation that was from the host. Kevin the bartender and his staff were awesome. Drinks were great and after a few everyone...More

Thank Dave L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Driftwood Bistro is a great restaurant with great choices for any eater. They have a lot of comfort food that kids and adults will love and great desserts. informal, casual atmosphere thats great for couples, families and friends.

Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped by this place only because it was convenient and I ordered the Gumbo. What a pleasant surprise. I am a gumbo fanatic and this is one of the best I have ever tasted. We are planning a trip back to the island next...More

Thank 880koyt
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Questions & Answers
28 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
17 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
US$8 - US$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, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
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
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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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