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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%
Travellers talk about
“pumpkin bread” (193 reviews)
“chocolate stuff” (79 reviews)
“meatloaf” (87 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
214 Mallery St, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-4715
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Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

We live here and have eaten at Barbara Jeans numerous times. But tonight's meal was awlful. Ordered the she crab soup, two cups. Ordered the tuna sandwich withe red beans and rice as our entree. My husband and I were splitting the sandwich. When the...More

1  Thank Gayle H
Reviewed 30 May 2018

We decided to try this place as we saw a lot of people eating there, and it was busy. In spite of the nimber of people there we were served quite quickly and the food was very good, especially the muffins and breads. maybe not...More

Thank JCCCLC86
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Yep! Crab cakes are the best! Loved the varieties of bread that was available! Ate here several times during our vacation.

Thank Kris H
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Honestly I wanted to try Iguanas across the street, but my fiance after reading the menu insisted on Barbara Jean's. I'm glad she did. The meal was excellent, the service exceptional, the facility top notch and comfortable. Highly recommend.

Thank ORMNacho
Reviewed 26 May 2018

Visited here for the crab cakes and they were good. However, the staff seemed a bit overwhelmed and the sitting was haphazard and disorganized. But the end result was a good meal!

Thank rodmar1
Reviewed 26 May 2018

We're pretty much crab cake experts after this trip to the coast and Barbara Jean's was hands down the best we had. They were quite busy when we arrived but our waiter was excellent and kept us informed of the status of our order and...More

Thank Okie11
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Always good, but a few issues this time. Way too much salt in green beans. Server nice, but forgot a side ordered and brought wrong drink. Pot roast great, meatloaf excellent, turkey good, special not so good-shrimp creole. Outstanding crab cakes, tuna and broccoli rice...More

Thank Karen T
Reviewed 18 May 2018 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 18 May 2018

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 18 May 2018

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
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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
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
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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