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Driftwood Bistro

1175 N Beachview Dr, Jekyll Island, GA 31527-0704
+1 912-635-3588
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“squash casserole” (234 reviews)
“stuffed flounder” (163 reviews)
“pot roast” (98 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1175 N Beachview Dr, Jekyll Island, GA 31527-0704
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Reviewed yesterday

If you choose to eat at this establishment you will have an opportunity to tast the excellent Georgia Wild Caught shrimp. This place offers good portions, reasonable prices and good service. While on the island for a weeks visit, we came here 3 times. Each...More

Thank wilson j
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I eat from the bistro quit often and everytime I walk in I get greated by the friendliest faces and smiles from Maddison and Cole!! They always take my order and never get anything wrong. I've never felt so welcomed to any kind of establishment...More

Thank Jasmine H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found this place last year, and still just as excellent as we remembered. Great service, great cocktails, excellent food. Try the fresh Georgia shrimp for a local treat, and the fried green tomatoes as an appetizer.

Thank Dennis L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service was fast and efficient, and they made very good recommendations for both drinks and food. All of our meals came together, and all were very good. I tried the shrimp and grits, as it is a local dish, and was quite pleased. Would definitely...More

Thank Dan468
Reviewed 1 week ago

best meal we had on the island. only issue was I didn't like sitting at the bar. plenty of chairs. and tables, but our first night , on our wedding trip, and I had to sit at the bar, and I just didn't like it....More

Thank Jessica C
Dan D, Owner at Driftwood Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your positive review, however, I am curious why you HAD to sit at the bar unless we were on a wait and you did not want to wait for a table.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Driftwood bistro is an excellent choice on Jekyll Island. There is always delicious hearty meals being prepared and served with a gracious staff. We love the pot roast which comes with an excellent choice of sides. We also have enjoyed the pork tenderloin. This is...More

Thank jennimoon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had read that one must get there early because they don’t accept reservations. There was a crowd waiting but we got seated immediately. Kaycee our server, was helpful and competent. The menu is one of many shrimp dishes and comfort food. The offer two...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely the best food on the Island. Lots of good comfort food and seafood dishes!! They have a full bar as well. A MUST!!

Thank Renee G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for a good place to eat for our first time on the island, so we asked a local. Driftwood Bistro wasn’t in the food guides available to the tourists so without the recommendation we would have missed the pearl in the oyster...More

Thank Elymusicman2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been to JI many times in the past, and have even stayed at Villas By the Sea, but I have never been to Driftwood Bistro before this trip. We had about a 20 minute wait due to the restaurant not being very big. However,...More

Thank Janelle T
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LaurynEW
29 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.
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Lisa S
18 July 2017|
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Response from Dan D | Property representative |
yes we issue them in 25.00 increments.
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FMBFLMom
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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$14
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
Description
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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