We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Barbara Jean's

214 Mallery St, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-4715
+1 912-634-6500
Call
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pumpkin bread” (186 reviews)
“chocolate stuff” (78 reviews)
“meatloaf” (81 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
214 Mallery St, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-4715
All Details
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (1,346)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 1,340 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

It's a typical diner on the Main street of town. It wasn't bad but just okay. The large restaurant had plenty of seating but at the time of lunch when we went, there wasn't a lot of people there right before the holidays. My husband...More

Thank 812Jackie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful food....seafood, veggies, desserts! Best to eat at non-peak hours for faster seating. Wish Barbara Jean would print more cookbooks!

Thank winterbeachl0ver
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were drawn here for two reasons: the owner was from Jax where my husband was originally from, and because it was dineresque. Not elegant, but this is just as advertised: casual, family eating. If you have digestive issues, you might want to skip it...More

Thank Alice M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on New Years Eve for an early dinner. The food was excellent and the service was excellent. The She Crab soup is out of this world and the crab cakes follow suit. Don't miss this place if you are within 100 miles.

Thank Lori B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wife and I both had chicken fried chicken with gravy and mashed potatoes, it was very good! Side of carrots were magnificent. Side of zucchini was flavorful.

Thank OrrMcc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

my sweetie and I had lunch there today after looking at the favorable reviews. She ordered a hamburger, I had a Caesar Salad with grilled shrimp. Our waitress was as nice as she could be and the restaurant was nice but the food just had...More

Thank CharlesofChevyChase
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying on Jekyll Island during Christmas but all but one below average restaurant was closed so we drove over to St. Simons Island to find lunch. Barbara Jeans was the first we found open and the wait was only 10-15 minutes. Got drinks...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really enjoyed my lunch there. I had the Crab Cake for my appetizer and Shrimp and Grits for my entree, and a cocktail from the bar. Service was nice and courteous. I'll be back again.

Thank Lisa N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although this place has great food, it is best know for the carb cakes! The location of this restaurant is great! After eating, visit the shops and pier nearby!

Thank Brandi T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the food is okay at best. some items too salty ( vegetables) I had the meatloaf. way overpriced menu. I don't think ill go back

Thank 712mildred
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 10 hotels in Saint Simons Island
Ocean Inn and Suites
326 reviews
.26 km away
Saint Simons Inn by the Lighthouse
520 reviews
.31 km away
Ocean Lodge
597 reviews
1.13 km away
The King and Prince Beach and Golf Resort
1,297 reviews
1.68 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Palmer's Village Cafe
1,263 reviews
.06 km away
The Half Shell
664 reviews
.04 km away
Del Sur Artisan Eats
624 reviews
.14 km away
Iguanas Seafood Restaurant
1,785 reviews
.10 km away
Nearby Attractions
St. Simons Island
485 reviews
.14 km away
St. Simons Lighthouse Museum
792 reviews
.31 km away
Fishing Pier
556 reviews
.24 km away
Golden Isles Welcome Center
59 reviews
.14 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
MarkPollman
30 October 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from michelewave04 | Reviewed this property |
I am a customer! It might be a good idea to call the restaurant! Happy Thanksgiving!
0
Votes
image10watches
26 July 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
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!
0
Votes
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
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
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing