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Driftwood Bistro

1175 N Beachview Dr, Jekyll Island, GA 31527-0704
+1 912-635-3588
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pot roast” (85 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1175 N Beachview Dr, Jekyll Island, GA 31527-0704
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Reviewed yesterday

We ate here for dinner as we stayed on Jekyll Island. The food was very good. The waiter was very friendly and had good recommendations for drinks and food. The décor was charming. There is a bar area. Very reasonably priced. We had a little...More

Thank Carol765
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Awesome local restaurant with traditional and creative Southern cuisine. Tasty food, quick service, reasonable prices, kid friendly. A gem of a find.

Thank MarkRichardSmith
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We've been here many times before and always have great food, good proportions in a great atmosphere. Two sizes of each meal are available for the hungrier appetite and don't disappoint. We enjoyed 4 different entrees and again, different sides with each meal. All were...More

Thank lap7900
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Yum! This restaurant was delicious! Quick to get in and excellent service. We ordered the pot roast, mashed potatoes, squash casserole and an appetizer of fried green tomatoes. No complaints!

Thank Leah M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We arrived just before closing and they kindly sat us down. The restaurant is clean and comfortable. The menu is diverse and everything looked great. It took a while for the food to arrive but the place was packed, and if you are in a...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 3 days ago

Some of the best food on the Island and good prices. Be prepared to wait, but the food is worth it. Beautiful woodsy setting. Not just seafood, comfort food as well. Some items serves in Petite or Regular portions. Petite was plenty of food and...More

Thank wils0n9035
Reviewed 3 days ago

We enjoyed dinner at The Driftwood Bistro so much, that we returned the following evening. The dining room opens at 5 PM and they do not accept reservations. The restaurant has a comfortable cottage feel with tables nicely spaced. The room is filled with natural...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

After reading the reviews- this place definitely exceeded my expectations! The shrimp cakes were amazing! The crab bisque was so delicious! I opted to get the veggie plate because the sides sounded amazing. I got the fried okra (perfection), squash casserole (extremely rich and filling),...More

Thank MelanieDrew
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We put our name on the list and luckily we were staying on the property as it took about 2 hours to be seated. Perhaps it was because of the volume but the service was lacking. The delivery was poorly timed and the drink refills...More

Thank Matthew J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate here at the recommendation of several locals. Food was AMAZING, prices were more than fair and service was friendly. Will definitely be eating here again when we get a chance to visit the area again.

Thank Elizabeth B
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you allow pets and do you have outdoor seating
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
doreen l
I am looking for a restaurant that I can have my son's wedding rehearsal dinner at this May. I need a table for 20-25 people
27 January 2017|
Response from Andrea H | Reviewed this property |
I would think they could accommodate your party. However, since they don't accept reservations, I would definitely call ahead of time and inform them how large your party is. The night I was there, there was a party of 10... More
We have a large group 50+ coming to a conference in early June; could you feed that many for lunch on June 6th or recommend a place on the island that could?
20 January 2017|
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Response from Vincent J | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they have a room that big Bristol t it would not hurt to ask
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 14
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
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
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.