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Barbara Jean's

214 Mallery St, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-4715
+1 912-634-6500
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“pumpkin bread” (187 reviews)
“chocolate stuff” (79 reviews)
“meatloaf” (86 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
214 Mallery St, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-4715
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our family has been coming to Barbara Jean's for years. We all love the jalapeno cornbread and pumpkin bread. Make sure to request a breadbasket. They also have traditional rolls. Our favorite lunches include the shrimp salad sandwich, fish sandwich, coconut shrimp with remoulade, and...More

Thank becca83-TN
Reviewed 3 days ago

It hit the spot for sure but was nothing to shout about. It was not the best she crab soup and not the worst. I also had the Kailua chicken salad which should have been packed with flavor but somehow was very bland. I would...More

Thank APennero
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you can't be in Maryland for crab season, this will do. And by do, I mean completely satisfy your craving! Not to mention their bread and rolls are perfect enough to eat on their own! Convenient location for a quick lunch or formal dinner....More

Thank Sally W
Reviewed 4 days ago

We enjoyed the crabcakes and boiled shrimp. The service was excellent and it was fun to sit outside and watch people meander up/down the village street.

Thank Gail C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Where do I start with this place, we all loved eating at Barbara Jean's Restaurant. We spent two weeks on the island while attending classes in Brunswick. This place was our go to for dinner. We have enjoyed various items from the menu. My favorite...More

Thank AmericanoO
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were told it would be a 15 minute wait for a table, but that bar-seating was available. We chose that option, but noted that people after us were seated much quicker than that. They were accommodating when it came to the menu, and the...More

Thank cjadorne
Reviewed 1 week ago

I would encourage Barbara Jean's to rename the she crab soup to . . . maybe crab chowder. Anyone who has had really good she crab is going to expect something amazing, that is garnished with a splash of sherry. This was an alright crab...More

Thank Kathryn0
Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was fast. We had wonderful waitstaff. The food was excellent. The crab cakes are amazing. Vegetables are better than even grandma ever made! Would I go again? Yes; next time I am even close to St. Simon's Is., I will eat there.

Thank Sylbill
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here because we heard about the crab cakes which were delicious with little fillers and generous. They didn’t disappoint. The battered fried cod was also excellent and generous. Definitely not a place to miss on the Island

Thank anneue
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to see the lighthouse and the found tho gem near the beach and pier by following a couple of other families. Friendly staff took time to let us peruse the menu, told us about their specials and brought us some fresh baked jalapeno cornbread...More

Thank C809SQedwardr
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30 October 2017|
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Response from michelewave04 | Reviewed this property |
I am a customer! It might be a good idea to call the restaurant! Happy Thanksgiving!
27 July 2016|
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Response from AmesyF | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe they take reservations. Just get your name on the list and enjoy shopping at the shops at the pier while you wait!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
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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