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Fins On The Beach - CLOSED

201 N Beachview Dr, Jekyll Island, GA 31527-0821
+1 912-635-3522
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good32%
  • Average18%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible11%
20 Feb 2015
“Man! It's closed!”
11 Jun 2014
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Seafood, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
201 N Beachview Dr, Jekyll Island, GA 31527-0821
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1 - 10 of 422 reviews

Reviewed 20 February 2015

I was at Jekyl a month ago and was looking forward to eating again at Fins On The Beach when I discovered an empty parking lot, chairs upside down on the tables and the umbrellas from the outside tables were missing. When it was open...More

1  Thank TiggerNorthCarolina
Reviewed 11 June 2014

This restaurant is in a prime location but evidently has had some problems with its management in the past. I was disappointed to find it had closed.Hopefully it will be revitalized and reopen. We had eaten there in the past, and maybe will be able...More

2  Thank baileespoppa
Reviewed 1 June 2014

It has closed. I must repeat myself so I have enough characters and the site will accept my review. So I say again, it has closed.

1  Thank Lou W
Reviewed 22 April 2014

This restaurant is closed. Do not know when it will reopen or if it will reopen. Hopefully when it reopens, it will be tourist oriented and priced for the average family. It has never been a success, which is surprising since it is on the...More

Thank jekylldan
Reviewed 9 April 2014

Decent ocean front restaurant closed its doors earlier this year. It will reopen this summer as a culinary school restaurant. Coastal College of Georgia will use this restaurant to train culinary students.

5  Thank Kenneth D
Reviewed 2 April 2014

The view seemed to be the best part of eating here. Seafood was average and the restaurant needed an update.

Reviewed 3 March 2014

My little boys, husband and I had a great time here! I'd never tried fish tacos before and this place made me a believer. I'd definitely stay away from the fried dough balls of deliciousness that they bring out as an appetizer unless you want...More

1  Thank Nina T
Reviewed 1 March 2014

Fins is gone! Culinary Arts Institute is taking over the place - no idea when. Too bad - best view in town!

Thank Chris J
Reviewed 23 February 2014

Had to wait over an hour for bland, nasty food. Pricy and no flavor at all. Staff was unable to handle lunchtime orders and management was no where to be found

Thank SoccerFamily824
Reviewed 14 February 2014

We visited last August and had a great time! The food was very good, we loved the free hushpuppies we got when we arrived. Very cute touch. We sat on the deck right on the beach which was fabulous! You can tell that whoever was...More

Thank islandlifex3
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, View, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 N Beachview Dr, Jekyll Island, GA 31527-0821 (Formerly Blackbeard's)
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Golden Isles of Georgia  >  Jekyll Island
  • Phone Number: +1 912-635-3522
  • E-mail
Jekyll Island visitors and residents alike have been anticipating a fresh new restaurant, designed to satisfy their every seafood craving and now they have it with Fins on the beach! The former Blackbeard’s Seafood Restaurant, has been completely renovated and features a revamped and improved food and drink selection. The menu at Fins has been built from scratch to provide delicious flavors, unbeatable freshness and variety to please everyone. Enjoy signature dishes like the Fried Oyster Bucket or the Key West Salmon Salad! What are you waiting for? Join us on the back deck, overlooking the beautiful Jekyll Island beach and ocean and try out this fun new place to dine!
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