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Barbara Jean's

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214 Mallery St, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-4715
+1 912-634-6500
11:00 - 20:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 20:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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Fernandina Beach, Florida
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104 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Seated quickly, waitress took 8 minutes to greet us. Ordered quickly once she arrived. Others who had this waitress had to flag the greeter to obtain refills and ask about the status of their order. The loaded onion rings appetizer (cheese and bacon bits) arrived rather late in the visit but before the entrees. The onion rings were not hot,... More 

Thank Zep_58
Atlanta, Georgia
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382 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We had the salmon, tuna and shrimp. The salmon and tuna were dry and did not have a lot of taste this time. Shrimp was good and so were the sides. Always visit when we come to SSI.

Thank PeachBelle8288
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Best shrimp and grits you will ever taste. I try several places while in town and they were the best by far. I visit Barbara Jeans on every business trip.

Thank Quo C
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Service: My wife and I stopped in here with our 1-year-old for a nice dinner after the beach. They have a kid's menu with your typical fare, but if you child won't eat anything on that menu they'll make something special. They also brought out our daughter's food as soon as it was ready instead of waiting for our... More 

1 Thank Joseph B
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had lunch here today and it was just delicious. We were served a lovely bread assortment first, all of which I enjoyed, without the jalapeno cornbread. I ordered the crab cake and fried shrimp combination and both were just delicious. The dirty rice was sublime (I added Frank's hot sauce). I also really enjoyed the brocolli rice casserole. The... More 

Thank Docsusannah
Orlando, Florida
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108 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service was excellent. The jalapeño cornbread was excellent and the pumpkin bread was delicious. We had the pot roast and the Kahlúa chicken salad. The chicken salad had a strong flavor of paprika. I probably would have had more fruit mixed in but it was good. The cream of crab soup was delicious and loaded with crab meat! The... More 

Thank momma2be
Tampa, Florida
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Chicken was incredible. Got the chicken platter...kids split it and we still had leftover. She crab soup was ok. Crab cake was very tasty. Service was a little slow but overall it was a great meal.

Thank Marytampafl
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first trip while I was pregnant ...which means I wasn't able to eat much. I had been dreaming of the chocolate stuff for months and was so glad it left me feeling just wonderful!!! Although I didn't eat the entire cup, which I may or may not do on a regular basis, I enjoyed my little amount!... More 

Thank Deirdre J
Indianapolis, Indiana
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154 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped by for lunch, decent menu and accommodated my special requests. Waitstaff was great and the food was average to good, nothing stood out as amazing. Chatted with the owner a bit, nice people. I would stop by again next time I'm in the area for the food and conversation.

Thank Volpone
San Antonio, Texas
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in to get just refreshments, Bloody Mary's and rum and cokes on Sunday. We already had breakfast so this was the kick off to the beach walk. Really well made. Enjoyed the fact I needed extra coke in my rum and coke. We'll try the food the next time. Prices well worth it.

Thank John L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 214 Mallery St, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-4715
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Golden Isles of Georgia  >  Saint Simons Island
  • Phone Number: +1 912-634-6500

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?