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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” (186 reviews)
“chocolate stuff” (78 reviews)
“meatloaf” (81 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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214 Mallery St, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-4715
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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
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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!
26 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, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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