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Darien River House Restaurant - CLOSED

306 Fort King George Dr, Darien, GA 31305-9040
+1 912-437-2510
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good10%
  • Average6%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
16 Feb 2018
“Closed and up for sale”
28 Jun 2014
“Great Food and Relaxed Setting”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
American, International, Mediterranean, Wine Bar, Vegan Options
PRICE
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LOCATION
306 Fort King George Dr, Darien, GA 31305-9040
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Reviewed 23 December 2012

A nice family run place in Darien, situated in an old, historic home. Nice and quaint and the food is good as well. Stop by for dinner while in Darien checking out the sites at Fort King George... After, head down the street to the...More

1  Thank gcoop75
Chef Eric L, Owner at Darien River House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2013

Thank you so much! There is so much to do here in Darien, GA! Come see us again! Chef Eric

Reviewed 13 November 2012

My husband and I were traveling through on route to Florida and decided to stay in a different area. After reviewing menus of the few restaurants there and not wanting the typical deep fried meal we discovered a gem. The owner and Chef Eric along...More

1  Thank cathy m
Chef Eric L, Owner at Darien River House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2013

Thank you Cathy & Phil! We decided, after finding several good fried seafood restaurant in the area, not to fry anything. Come see us again soon! Chef Eric

Reviewed 24 October 2012

The house was restored and nice. The food was good and service made us feel welcome. Just a short walk from one of Darien's nicest B&Bs, Open Gates.

1  Thank scrivenerlf
Chef Eric L, Owner at Darien River House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2013

Thank you for your wonderful review! Kelly and Jeff over at Open Gates are great people! Come see us again soon! Chef Eric

Reviewed 21 October 2012

Visited this lovely spot with Jo Ann, the owner of the Darien Waterfront Inn, on a recent stay. She recommended the shrimp and grits and she was spot on! The Georgia shrimp was sweet and tender and the grits were creamy. Great service as well!

1  Thank AvaE27
Chef Eric L, Owner at Darien River House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2013

Thank you for your great review! Our Cajun inspired Wild Georgia Shrimp & Cheddar Cheese Grits have been on every seasonal menu since we opened in 2009. Come see us again! Chef Eric

Reviewed 8 October 2012

We have been to the Darien River House several times, and each time we have had outstanding meals. The food was superb, with great flavor and generous amount. We had the shrimp and grits, with excellent consistency and taste to the grits and sauce, and...More

1  Thank Virga017
Chef Eric L, Owner at Darien River House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2013

Wow, thank you for such a wonderful review!!! My Mother, Patsy, and I opened our doors back in 2009 after much research into the local restaurant business including the local, regional and travelling customer base to determine what type of restaurant was most needed. We...More

Reviewed 7 October 2012

We found this truly outstanding restaurant by chance and were blown away by the food and warm service. Owner/Chef Eric Lynch was CIA trained and could work at any top restaurant in any major city but has chosen tiny (population 1951 in 2011), sleepy Darien...More

1  Thank usefulbells
Chef Eric L, Owner at Darien River House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2013

Wow, thank you for such a wonderful review!!! It's in reading reviews like this that give us the fuel to keep moving ahead. We decided that fried food was already available so we're doing almost everything else. Thanks again and come see us again very...More

Reviewed 2 October 2012

Food was fantastic!! FANTASTIC !!!!!! Chef Eric was PHENOMENAL. I just cannot express how delicious this food was, or the ambiance and service we received. Before our visit we had viewed an predeceasing menu, and when we arrived we were presented with a menu update...More

1  Thank A S
Chef Eric L, Owner at Darien River House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2013

Thank you so much for this fantastic review! We do try very hard and take much pride in what we do. I am so glad we could fill your request! Please come see us again soon! Chef Eric

Reviewed 1 October 2012

We really enjoyed a Friday night date at the Darien River House. The house is cool, the food was outstanding and the wine parings were tasty. Service was a little slow - I wouldn't recommend this to people in a rush - but the meal...More

1  Thank K W
Chef Eric L, Owner at Darien River House Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2013

Thank you for your great review! We are perfect for date night but also great for a Wed night out with friends or Thu night with family.... We do train our wait staff to read people to gauge the pace of the evening. We must...More

Reviewed 18 September 2012

Chef Eric was awesome, and Jill was an amazing waitress/host. She was ready to please and was extremely attentive and accommodating. The food was great, and the atmosphere was divine. I ordered the grouper wrapped around crab over a bed of spinach! It was delicious!...More

1  Thank Jo-Ann G
Reviewed 12 September 2012

I had left a negative review earlier this year mainly because our service was horrible. Chef Eric who is the owner and Chef, to his credit, contacted me to apologize for the experience. This was on Valentine's Day and others had the same experience. The...More

2  Thank stevestsimons
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 28
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 306 Fort King George Dr, Darien, GA 31305-9040
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Darien
  • Phone Number: +1 912-437-2510
  • E-mail
Description
Enjoy Casual Fine Dining in a relaxed and cozy atmosphere. Chef Eric,a world class Chef with over 30 years of restaurant experience, offers an ever changing fresh seasonal menu and a wine list with choices from around the world. Chef Eric also offers a nightly "Taste & Sip" Wine Pairing Dinner with 3 delicious courses perfectly paired with 3 fantastic wines for only $45! You can dine in any one of our distinctive rooms, our King George Room which reflects the feel of the 1867 Southern Vernacular Victorian, or our Riviera Room which makes you feel like your in the south of Spain or relax with some tasty hors d'oeuvres and a glass of delicious wine in our Central Wine Bar or choose to sip and nash in our Blue Mermaid Lounge. Come enjoy fresh local ingredients sprinkled with international flavor all served up with a heaping spoon of southern hospitality.
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