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Jim Shaw's Seafood Grill

3040 Vineville Ave, Macon, GA 31204-2406
+1 478-746-3697
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“fresh seafood” (22 reviews)
“oysters” (23 reviews)
“hush puppies” (28 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
3040 Vineville Ave, Macon, GA 31204-2406
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Bourbon salmon, hearty salad, hush puppies to die for, a covered patio, and a down home environment combine to make a memorable dinner. All you need to do is look at the menu, go to the window to place your order and pick up a...More

Thank Dorothy T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate fried green tomatoes, hush puppies, cheesy grits and grouper with great gusto. The food was fresh and well prepared. Our waitress was a joy. I think her name was Abby. In any case, while this food is not great for the waistline, it's...More

Thank HR0518
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here for dinner with friends. The seafood is great and the service is good. This is a seafood place so they have very good seafood meals. Anything you order will be good.

Thank redneck2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food is good and they serve large portions. It is a little under seasoned sometimes, but cooked well . The service is always great when we go.

Thank vgray7
Reviewed 30 August 2017

It appears one side of this place is a bar and the other is a restaurant. We went in the restaurant side and were really glad we did. The food was so good we ate there two nights in a row! The blackened fish is...More

Thank TLM64
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

I have been eating here for 20+ years. I have seen the seafood truck from Eastpoint, FL, so i know its fresh and where it came from. They have the best shrimp in Macon and in many places on the gulf coast and the GA...More

Thank James D
SkipperZ, Owner at Jim Shaw's Seafood Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2017

Thanks for the kind words.Not only do we get delivers from Flordia,we are also running our on truck to the Georgia coast for fresh. Ga,shrimp,and hopefully will be going to the gulf to start picking up oysters,if Harvey does not impact the oyster beds too...More

Reviewed 19 August 2017

This restaurant offers 2 kinds of dining- bar and sit down home style. literal. The home style seating area is small - lacking a theme or even a decor . Even getting in and out is cramped . The sea food is mostly prepared southern...More

Thank kingkool32
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Our waitress, Shelby, was the greatest, first of all. She spent time, made sure to get the complete answers to all of our questions on ingredients, etc., and overall she just made us feel like we'd been friends and we want to visit her again....More

Thank James W
SkipperZ, Owner at Jim Shaw's Seafood Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2017

Thanks for the kind words.We try to provide the freshest seafood in Macon.We have our own refergersted truck and drive to both the Atlantic and Gulf on a regular schedule picking up most of our seafood. We are also blessed with excellent folks we work...More

Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Jim Shaw's is a Macon, Georgia requirement. They have a line out the door when they open. It's worth it for fresh seafood and vegetables. We prefer to order our fries not battered and extra crisp but everything else is perfect. It's nice having real...More

Thank Jennifer R
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

First off I will have to say the food was amazing but the experience was aweful. We sat on the patio in the bar area and after to my amazement it there was no server to take care of you. Even though there was two...More

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Ohhh dear ...better come early since the restaurant gets full easy.... They changed the menu so ....
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
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Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3040 Vineville Ave, Macon, GA 31204-2406
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Macon
  • Phone Number: +1 478-746-3697
Often described as the local's favorite seafood restaurants in Macon, GA, Jim Shaw's Seafood Grill has been open since 1979. This casual eat-in restaurant and bar serves some of the best fresh seafood in town. The restaurant is only open for dinner and they offer an Early Bird menu from 5:00 till 6:00 PM with reduced prices.
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