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Driftwood Bistro

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Casual theme low country cuisine specializing in fresh vegetables and unique entree items featuring Wild Georgia Shrimp, Stuffed Collard Greens, Signature Pastas and Shrimp Creole. Traditional favorites like Yankee Pot Roast, Shrimp and Grits, Stuffed Baked Flounder, Fried Grilled or Blackened Wild Georgia Shrimp (did I mention that we serve Wild Gorgia Shrimp). Unique sandwiches like our Veggie Wrap and Cracker Cuban as well as burgers and salads. Full service bar specializing in frozen specialty drinks from Top Shelf Margaritas,Peach Daiquiris and Rum Bar Smashes.
PRICE RANGE
US$8 - US$14
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We have been coming to Driftwood Bistro since it’s inception maybe 8 or more years bu tonight was the first for 2018-19 season. We had the the house appetizer of fried okra, fried mushrooms and fried green tomatoes. Spouse had petite order of stuffed collard...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 119lloydd
Reviewed 2 days ago

First time on the island and I doubt we could have made a better choice for dinner. Shrimp and grits are superb. Fried Oysters were one of the specials and were as good as we have ever had. Fried green tomatoes as a side--oh yes!...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank tpsken
Reviewed 2 days ago

Had eaten here before, but it had been awhile. Went for dinner. Food and service were greeat! Nice atmosphere. Great place to go if you are looking for more than just seafood options with reasonable prices.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed 3 days ago

Our first time at Driftwood a Bistro. An excellent experience. They have a great assortment of appetizers. I highly recommend the best fried okra. A very unique recipe. The fried shrimp was probably the best ever in this area. A neat pricing program, you either...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank bearbc75
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here a year ago when Jekyll Island was pretty well shut down from the ice storm. We enjoyed it so much we went back with a dozen of us. Service was great, dinner great, too..Ihad a salad with the creamy crab bisque, while...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Debbie D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is our go to place every time we visit Jekyll Island, food is very good for a great price. Go for happy hour for drinks and appetizers deals then main dining room for main course.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Nickolas c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We just returned from a two week cruise that offered many delicious meals, but tonight we ate at Driftwood Bistro on Jekyll Island, GA and our dinners were over the top! The stuffed flounder with cream sauce was lip-licking scrumptious! The sides we tried were...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank tnfoodgal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great spot for dinner. Prices reasonable and sweet potato soufflé was outta sight! Wild Georgia Shrimp was delicious.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Ann A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great experience at the Driftwood Bistro. Not your typical beach restaurant & bar. The menu has a little bit of everything for everyone..including kids and picky eaters. Shrimp and grits were wonderful. Order the shrimp blackened. Love the little touches like fresh...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank TriKellyT
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not the best food on the island. Very nice staff but food left much to be desired. Had the shrimp platter that was so so, my husband had the shrimp fra diaolo and was disappointed. Not much shrimp but lots of pasta. At least it...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Mary H
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Vacation561874
14 November 2018|
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Response from Dan D | Property representative |
We will be having A dinner special to help bring in the New Year but we close at 9:00 so that the employees can bring in the New Year with friends and family. You might want to check out the Club Hotel for bringing in the... More
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Tqmtara
17 July 2018|
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Response from bulletasas1 | Property representative |
I'm sorry but we do not take reservations. It is recommended that you get here at 5 when we open and we can pretty much accommodate you at that point.
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LaurynEW
28 July 2017|
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We are very kid friendly I am happy to say that the majority of the kids we get in love the food and 9 out of 10 finish what they had.
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