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Barbara Jean's

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214 Mallery St, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-4715
+1 912-634-6500
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11:00 - 20:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 20:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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Cruz Bay, St. John
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37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Hi, We have been retired on a boat, USSV ANGEL LOUISE (our twitter handle is with the AT symbol and then CaptEdKelly if you wish to verify) for just under ten years. As nomads in retirement we love great food. We have come to this great restaurant about 10 times over the last 9 years and never been disappointed. They... More 

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Charlotte, NC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Was told they had great she crab soup, so we stopped here for lunch specifically to enjoy their soup. Also ordered a crab cake to share. Both were good enough. Soup was heavy, one of my cracker packs was stale so may have altered my initial taste experience. Hubby had better review of both and loved both soup and crab... More 

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usa
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79 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent service at this restaurant. The food is good average taste, but not special, and we didn't like the blue crab cakes - might be an acquired taste. We also would have liked some better wine selections. We will go back for a lunch though, as it's in a good location and has nice outside seating.

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Kitty Hawk, NC
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168 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were told that this restaurant specializes in crab cakes made with all crab and no fillers so we both ordered the half and half platter that had one crabcake and six coconut shrimp. The crab cake was very disappointing as it did not have lump crabmeat which we expected for the price paid..............and it was a bit mushy in... More 

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Thank OBXRon
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70 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The crab cakes are the best. You would be hard pressed to find better crab cakes anywhere else... they only use fresh crab lump meat with no filler. This make a meaty chunky texture that is just heavenly. The menu is loaded with other items. The pork chops are good as well. center cut de boned lightly grilled. Most of... More 

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Narragansett, Rhode Island
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a special place! It is like a diner with great food, great service and a reasonable price! I had the Shrimp and Grits. My husband had the Blackened Chicken Sandwich. Both meals consisted of very generous servings and were delicious. There are lots of selections on the menu too. The restaurant is always a great experience and that... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are on St Simons island Georgia you really need to check go this restaurant out. The food is incredibly good and fresh. They have a very good selection of southern favorites. I had the shrimp and grits and wow what a dish. I grew up in the south and have been eating shrimp and grits most of my... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia, USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I always come here for the crabcake sandwich and veggies. The jalepeno cornbread and squash casserole are very good. It can be crowded on weekends, go early. Not much of a place to wait for a table. They do have a full bar so grab a drink.

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Thank dihiers
Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the fried shrimp, crab cakes and tuna. It was all excellent. We have been numerous times and food is always so good including the sides and bread. Would highly recommend if visiting St Simons island.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

People rave about the crab cakes, but they were not my favorite. Barbara Jean's is not a do-over for our family.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:30
Monday
11:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:30
Thursday
11:00 - 20:30
Friday
11:00 - 21:30
Saturday
11:00 - 21:30
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?