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Jolly Roger Seafood Market & Grill

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716 Industrial Blvd, Ellijay, GA 30540-3702
+1 706-276-2090
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Ellijay, Georgia
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had lived in the area for over 8 years before we knew about and tried Jolly Rodger and we were not disappointed. We both had seafood and it was delicious, fresh and nicely prepared. The restaurant has limited hours and days that it is open, there is a limited number of tables and always very busy with many locals.... More 

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41 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Incredible place--if you can get in. It is tiny, but has fresh seafood case for carrying seafood home to cook. Love the fried oysters and crabs. Red potatoes are fantastic as a side. Friendly service.

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Thank artellis1
Atlanta, Georgia
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74 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for some shrimp for shrimp and grits and was amazed at the selection and quality....so thankful that Ellijay has this market to offer fresh seafood. I have not stayed to dine in, but hope to do so soon. Also 100 on their inspection....nice work!

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Thank chasing_cheubs
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52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Jolly Roger on a Thursday evening. We arrived at 4:30 as we were told they are small and lines form quickly. Thank God we did because soon after our party of 8 arrived there was a line. There are 7 booths total in this establishment. The fish was fresh and you can see it in the cases packed... More 

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Milledgeville, Georgia
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160 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 398 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I followed the Trip Advisor reviews for the best seafood in Ellijay. I am so glad that I did. The market has a case full of fresh seafood on display when you enter. Both of the waitresses were friendly and asked us to have a seat to wait on a table. As we looked around we saw there were only... More 

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Thank J-C-Corn
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

I stopped by to grab a quick bite and it was indeed quick. I was surprised at how fast my food was ready. I ordered the coconut shrimp and clams. This is by far the best and freshest seafood I've had in quite sometime. In fact I've never tasted clams that weren't chewy but these were not. Do yourself a... More 

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Thank Portia R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

This restaurant is small but they have a wonderful staff and the seafood is great. We live on the gulf side of FL and this place has better seafood than most of our local restaurants. Great food, nicest people and excellent service, what are you waiting for?

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Thank Janet S
Alabama
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66 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

If you like seafood you definitely need to eat here. This was our 3rd place to eat in the Ellijay/Blue Ridge area and it was by far the best. There was little wait time and the food was excellent. When we drove up we almost had 2nd thoughts but talked to a person exiting the restaurant who assured us the... More 

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Thank Bama_mom456
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Having been from Florida this is the best seafood I have had in Georgia. Great Job to the kitchen staff and wait staff.

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Thank Gregory H
Crandall, Georgia
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

i was surprised at the various types of fresh seafood.. hole in the wall... yes.. but great service, great food and good portion size. i had the blackened red snapper and my husband had the captains platter. his shrimp were awesome.

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Thank Carolyn P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 716 Industrial Blvd, Ellijay, GA 30540-3702
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Ellijay
  • Phone Number: +1 706-276-2090

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?