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Bennie's Red Barn

5514 Frederica Rd, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-9701
+1 912-638-2844
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good22%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“fried chicken” (44 reviews)
“ribeye” (43 reviews)
“salad” (125 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.All hours
CUISINES
American, Steakhouse, Soups, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
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LOCATION
5514 Frederica Rd, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-9701
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited on a Saturday night in the winter, the building is beautiful with the fire in the fireplace. The services was great and the food was very good, something for everyone to enjoy.

Thank pjfine
Bennie G, Manager at Bennie's Red Barn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for stopping by for dinner! We're all happy you enjoyed the service and food, and we hope to welcome you back in soon. All the best, The Management Team at Bennie's

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I were celebrating our 13 year Anniversary and had heard great things about Bennie’s, so we were excited to try it. The Ambiance was nice with the big fireplace and I appreciate its history. Our server was not very friendly and took...More

Thank VannaB8425
Bennie G, Manager at Bennie's Red Barn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We want to apologize about what you experienced during your visit -- it sounds like we dropped the ball. It's surprising because we're known for serving up perfectly cooked steaks and providing excellent service, so you can rest assured we'll be taking a look into...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What blew me away when I first walked in was the overall look and feel. Multiple fireplaces, high ceilings, long tables, and beautiful decor. It was spacious, yet cozy. The staff was excellent and overall experience wonderful. A must-visit for Sea Island-goers!

Thank Twoamtoast
Bennie G, Manager at Bennie's Red Barn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

It's wonderful knowing your entire experience was fantastic! Thanks so much for the kind words, and we can't wait to welcome you back in soon. Best wishes, The Management Team at Bennie's

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this place made for such a fun night - the food was delicious and the whole staff could not have been nicer. definitely recommend visiting this spot!

Thank Anne M
Bennie G, Manager at Bennie's Red Barn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hey, Anne! We're so happy you had such a fun time while you were here, and we can't wait to welcome you back soon! Until then, The Management Team at Bennie's

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went with a group of over 100 people. The service was incredibly quick, and the hospitality was second to none. Not to mention the food was amazing. All of the staff were incredibly helpful. I have a nut allergy, and they were very aware of...More

Thank chriszbikowski1
Bennie G, Manager at Bennie's Red Barn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

It's awesome knowing we could make sure the food was excellent! Thanks for taking the time to leave such kind words, and we hope to welcome you back in soon. Until then, The Management Team at Bennie's

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have never had better butter beans, fried Okra, Fried Chicken, and ribs in my life. I will travel to Sea island again solely for Bennies Red BarnMore

Thank Jo N
Bennie G, Manager at Bennie's Red Barn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hey, Jo! It means a lot knowing the food was some of the best you've ever had. Thanks so much for taking the time to leave such kind words, and we can't wait to welcome you back to the island soon! Best wishes, The Management...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The atmosphere was unbelievable! I had a blast here with my colleagues. The food was excellent. Make sure to order the fired chicken and ribeye! Bartenders were awesome as well. Cant wait to get back there!

Thank Awab H
Bennie G, Manager at Bennie's Red Barn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Appreciate the compliments, Awab -- it's awesome knowing the chicken and ribeye were both tasty! Can't wait to have you back soon. Best wishes, The Management Team at Bennie's

Reviewed 4 January 2018

For years, the Red Barn has served the best food on St. Simons. This past Christmas time was spectacular. The fried oysters were perfect - melt in your mouth, delicious with their cocktail sauce. The fried flounder was moist and perfectly cooked. The steaks were...More

Thank dreyfooslaw
Bennie G, Manager at Bennie's Red Barn, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

You're the best -- thanks for showing us support for so many years! From chicken and steak to your seafood favorites, we promise our plates will never let you down. We'll look forward to welcoming you back again the next holiday season. Wishing you all...More

Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

First time visit very memorable Old school southern dining with live music next door. Barn warm, cozy and sparkly in the winter time.

Thank zoergeckodesign
Bennie G, Manager at Bennie's Red Barn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Glad to know we could leave a great impression! Sorry we weren't quite able to provide you with the five-star experience you deserve, and we hope you give us another chance in the future. All the best, The Management Team at Bennie's

Reviewed 3 January 2018

Went there with a group of 13 people before Christmas. Steaks were large but had no flavor. I have not use A1 sauce since I was a kid, and actually used some here. NO one especially enjoyed their meal. Neat spot but don't have to...More

Thank CloseToHomeblog
Bennie G, Manager at Bennie's Red Barn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Reading this is disheartening because we normally hear fantastic things about our steaks. We're sorry if you received anything less than our best, and we sincerely hope you give us another chance so that we can provide you with the five-star experience you deserve. Kind...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$25
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Monday
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Tuesday
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Wednesday
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Thursday
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Friday
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5514 Frederica Rd, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-9701
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Golden Isles of Georgia  >  Saint Simons Island
  • Phone Number: +1 912-638-2844
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Description
Welcome to Bennie's Red Barn, the oldest privately owned restaurant on Saint Simon's Island! Nestled between beautiful live oaks, Bennie's has been a favorite of locals and tourists since 1954. No visit to the Golden Isles is complete without a visit to Bennie's! At the Red Barn you can enjoy steaks grilled to perfection over an old-fashioned open oak flame, seafood, chicken, or spaghetti in a classic, family-friendly setting. If you had visited us back in 1954, you would have enjoyed the best steak and seafood served in the Golden Isles. Some things never change! Our steaks are still cut fresh and cooked over an old-fashioned wood fire and our fresh, local seafood is brought in daily. The Club at Bennie's is a rustic, indoor and outdoor venue located just next door to the Barn. Enjoy a cocktail at our famous TREEBAR or watch the game on either of the 2 big screens. Two outdoor fireplaces and multiple heaters will keep you warm in the winter while the ice cold beer, ceiling fans, and AC will cool you in the summer. The Club is southern casual and ready for your party, but we can help you gussie it up for a more formal event. Experience an Island tradition at Bennie's Red Barn! We look forward to serving you soon.
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