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Old School Diner

1080 Jesse Grant Rd NE, Darien, GA 31331-9109
+1 912-832-2136
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good13%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Seafood
€€ - €€€
1080 Jesse Grant Rd NE, Darien, GA 31331-9109
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

This place nearly left me speechless. When you first pull up you see the carpet in the parking area, the auto tags everywhere and you wonder if you are at a restaurant or a flea market or something else. But let me tell you, do...More

Thank MariefromGeorgia
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

The unique and eclectic Old School Diner near Townsend, in McIntosh County, Georgia is a must do if you are hungry and craving some great seafood as well as other dishes. Chef Jerome is a delight and cares about his customers by taking his craft...More

Thank Ernbo6
Reviewed 22 March 2018

To say this restaurant is Great would be an understatement. There so many things to say. Great food is only the beginning. The staff is extremely friendly and offers the best service of anyplace I have dined. Chef Jerome comes out to talk with all...More

Thank boregard9
Reviewed 5 March 2018

First time we went with friends and I had concerns when we drove up. Very......unconventional. Carpeted parking lot! Restaurant itself is a hodgepodge of decor....very interesting. BUT THE FOOD! OMG the FOOD! Great home cooking, Lots of food, no skimping there.. Seafood is King. We...More

Thank SavhCaro
Reviewed 27 February 2018

We really had high expectations after reading the reviews and drove over an hour to check it out. It's run by some of the nicest people you'd ever want to meet, and they certainly want to please. We ordered the wheelchair platter, which I think...More

Thank Martha O
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Wow is what comes to mind. Someone told a family member about the Old School Diner and we checked it out online. It had some great reviews but that doesn’t always mean they are true. In this case it was an understatement, the food was...More

1  Thank Chief B
Reviewed 10 November 2017

My husband and I loved this place! The food was wonderful and they jut keep bringing it - way too much food for two people. The waitress was so friendly and so was the chef/owner. The waitress asked us what we DIDN'T like and I...More

1  Thank sheriel64
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

This place is off the grid for sure but if you go through the door you will be back. I think you are pulling into a backwoods bar. But once inside you think you are at your grandmas house with all your kin folks. Chief...More

1  Thank Greg P
Reviewed 21 July 2017

My husband and I went for lunch on a Friday. It turned out the website had not been updated, so it was closed. However, the chef/owner had us come into the restaurant and he cooked us a meal fit for a king and queen. It...More

3  Thank pjcharles
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Well we pulled up to this Eclectic venue just before opening time. We parked our truck and bass boat rig on the carpeted parking lot and as the outside of this place looked scary and no one else was there and as Google maps had...More

1  Thank Donald D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 18:00
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1080 Jesse Grant Rd NE, Darien, GA 31331-9109
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Darien
  • Phone Number: +1 912-832-2136
  • E-mail
Chef Jerome Brown, has 20 years in the seafood business. Our customers are our family members, we have over 10,000 photos on the walls of our restaurant! The Old School Diner, famous for the "Wheel Chair Platter!" - Come see why Ben Affleck says " Why ask, Trust your Chef" Carpeted parking lot? Yes we have that! A quick trip from Savannah and well worth the trip! A real Hidden Gem of the Southeast, that is a quote from Southern Living Magazine!
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