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371 N Riverview Dr, Jekyll Island Club Hotel, Jekyll Island, GA 31527-0874
+1 912-635-5155
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07:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
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Blacksburg, Virginia
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95 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved the dining room and would go back. The food was hit or miss - the best was the breakfast buffet and the shrimp and grits. It was lighter than usual. For being a tad formal - which I like - it didn't seem stuffy and it was relaxed.

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Thank Broadean
phenning, Manager at Grand Dining Room, responded to this review

We appreciate you review of course and glad you enjoyed the ambiance. But, we are distressed that the food was only given a C. We would love to talk to you about specifics if you are willing to. Please call our Director of Food and Beverage at 800-535-9547. More 

Saint Simons Island, Georgia
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

7 of my best friends joined me for a week on beautiful St Simons Island where my husband and I are living for a few years. We are frequent visitors to Jekyll and the hotel is our favorite. We chose to go for lunch. The special was trout, which we all ordered and it was divine. Our server was excellent... More 

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1 Thank SLHaas2016
phenning, Manager at Grand Dining Room, responded to this review

Your outing with your friends sounds very fun and we appreciate you choosing the Grand Dining Room for this special occasion. We do apologize that you were not seating in the Riverview Lounge. I have made the Director of Restaurants aware of the situation. More 

Central Florida, Florida
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Great place for a really special dining experience. The serving staff was attentive, the food was well prepared, beautifully presented, and tasted great. A live piano player added to the ambiance.

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1 Thank davidrT4283HQ
phenning, Manager at Grand Dining Room, responded to this review

We do think the pianist in the evening and also for Sunday brunch adds a nice atmosphere to the Grand Dining Room. We are glad you enjoyed yourselves and look forward to your next visit. More 

South Carolina
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

My family of 4 decided to eat dinner at the historic Jekyll Island Club Hotel during our vacation last week. After reading about the history and seeing pictures of the grand dining room, we were eagerly anticipating our dinner. When we entered through the doors and walked down the long hallway lined with black and white pictures of the past,... More 

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Thank micshell66
phenning, Manager at Grand Dining Room, responded to this review

We do appreciate your comments about your recent dining experience. I have shared them with the Director of Restaurants as well as the Executive Chef. We definitely fell short of your high expectations and we apologize. We would like to speak to you personally if you can call the Director at 800-535-9547. More 

Atlanta
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

I was extremely underwhelmed by the service and food. We waited 15 minutes after being seated to be waited on. It was laughable and I was ready to get up and walk out. I ordered the scallops with roasted corn succotash and cauliflower mash. My scallops were amazing but had a small dollop of the mash so I didn't even... More 

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Thank Snickersf530
phenning, Manager at Grand Dining Room, responded to this review

I am so sorry to hear about your recent dining experience. I apologize that we did not meet your level of expectations. I have let our Director of Restaurants as well as the Executive Chef know of your comments. If you do have the time and can call us, we would appreciate it. We would like to get additional feedback... More 

Augusta, GA, United States
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3 reviews
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Atmosphere is lovely, piano music is beautiful at night, manager (Lee) goes the extra mile to make you happy, and staff members are friendly and helpful. Dining room is truly lovely and enjoyable to see. Prices are slightly high but it is luxury dining at night. They do need to learn how to fully cook pancakes though --both mornings the... More 

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Thank Wayne D
phenning, Manager at Grand Dining Room, responded to this review

We are happy you had a nice experience in the Grand Dining Room and thank you for singling our Lynn Lee. She has been with the resort for many years and she is truly an intregal part of running our restaurants. Sorry about the pancakes. I have let the chef know of your comments. More 

Plant City, Florida
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

This room has been featured in several movies. It still has the luxurious feel of the Millionaires Club of years ago. It is nice to find a place where they pull out your chair for you and lay your napkin on your lap. The food is well prepared and they offer special dishes created by their chef. If you want... More 

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Thank Denise H
phenning, Manager at Grand Dining Room, responded to this review

Thanks you for your contnued patronage of the Grand Dining Room. It IS a place for special occasions as well as a nice dining experience for breakfast, lunch OR dinner. You are correct in saying it is a unique place and one can only imagine the millionaires there back in the late 1800s. More 

Louisville, Kentucky
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1,040 reviews
354 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 429 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This is a beautiful old hotel and we heard the Grand Dining Room was a very special place to dine. So I decided to give my wife a special treat for her birthday and take her to lunch. We arrived around 1:00 and were seated right away in the Sunroom off to the side. It was a delightful, bright sunny... More 

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1 Thank Richard F
phenning, Manager at Grand Dining Room, responded to this review

It sounds like a perfect day out and we appreciate you choosing the Grand Dining Room for this special occasion. We are happy a good time was had and that you will be returning, hopefully in the near future! Thank you for the review. More 

Clarkston, Michigan
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255 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Very good place for breakfast to experience the Club if you're not staying there. Good service in an elegant setting.

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1 Thank Clarkston_Rambler
phenning, Manager at Grand Dining Room, responded to this review

The Grand Dining Room dates back to 1915 and really does look very much like it did 100 years ago (with a few little upgrades!!) We appreciate your kind review and would agree, the setting is lovely for any meal. More 

1 review
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Elegant surroundings with equally presented lunch buffet! The seafood was very tasty and super fresh. The service was outstanding. Looking forward to our next visit.

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Thank Brian D
phenning, Manager at Grand Dining Room, responded to this review

Thank you so much for choosing the Grand Dining Room for your birthday celebration. It is the perfect place for special occasions! We hope to see you again in the near future. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$60
Cuisine
American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Valet Parking, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 371 N Riverview Dr, Jekyll Island Club Hotel, Jekyll Island, GA 31527-0874
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Golden Isles of Georgia  >  Jekyll Island
  • Phone Number: +1 912-635-5155
Description
The Jekyll Island Club Hotel Grand Dining Room continues to be the scene of social gatherings and gourmet experiences. Beautifully restored in the Victorian mode, the room is dominated by Ionic columns and gleaming white woodwork. Three handsome fireplaces, complete with intricately carved mantle pieces and marble surrounds, add warmth and cheer on a winter’s day. The lawns and the river can be seen through expansive windows, and the first blossoms of crepe myrtle and magnolia trees color the landscape in early spring. The glow of candlelight and piano music create an atmosphere of romance and anticipation of the gourmet meal to come. A cause celebre in Southern Georgia dining is the Grand Dining Room’s Sunday brunch, a culinary and visual delight. The last Sunday of most months boasts Sunday Dinner Dance with gourmet dining and ballroom dancing.

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