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Driftwood Bistro

1175 N Beachview Dr, Jekyll Island, GA 31527-0704
+1 912-635-3588
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pot roast” (88 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1175 N Beachview Dr, Jekyll Island, GA 31527-0704
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

As I frequently visit Jekyll Island and more recently exploring vegetarianism, I was faced with the challenge of where to go to eat when I came to JI. This is the place to be. They have a selection of Vegetarian and Vegan dishes to try...More

Thank LibbbsPT
Reviewed yesterday

We were sent to this restaurant by a very well meaning local because I had asked for a place with vegetarian options. Most of the vegetarian and vegan options were mislabeled as they are cooked in the same oils as the shrimp and other fried...More

Thank abqtraveler13
Reviewed 2 days ago

Wonderful food ! Friendly and engaged servers. The food was so good and there were so many great choices we went back a second night. All of the sides were marvelous.

Reviewed 3 days ago

We meet friends for and early dinner. Food was really good and prices are right on point. Like the fact they offered two plate options.

Thank Zimba2008
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner at Driftwood Bistro. We ate here last year and it was good then. It is still excellent. I started with the Hogue Pinot Grigio. Good choice. Took half the bottle home for later consumption 😀. Ken had the Crab stuffed flounder with...More

Thank Ken-Barbie-5357
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second visit here and once again the food was amazing. I had the vegetable plate, which was 4 veggies and it was a lot of food. Very good and the service was great too.

Thank Jill S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

EXCELLENT service, food and atmosphere. My mom, sister and I went to St. Simons and Jekyll Islands for Labor Day wkend - thru Tues Sept 5th - 2017 and the Holiday Inn Concierge, where we stayed, suggested Driftwood Bistro when I asked for a recommendation....More

Thank Stevie E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Driftwood has seen many owners over the years and has been less than enjoyable. NOW, it's a find and a very reasonably priced experience. The atmosphere is bright and welcoming and service outstanding. The owner comes around to the tables to check to see...More

Thank bonita099
Dan D, Owner at Driftwood Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

You are right that the location has had many different Concepts however the Driftwood Bistro has had only had one owner in the entire eight years we have been open. Thank you so much for your positive feedback it is always refreshing to know that...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We can't say enough good things about both the service and food. I had read the reviews and as it was well rated my husband, son and I went to dinner. A few customers on the way out were raving about the meatloaf but we...More

Thank Rose O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We looked forward to eating dinner here and we weren't disappointed. This is a favorite with the locals and there's usually a line when they open at 5 p.m. We both had the shrimp dinner, I had the petite and my husband had the larger...More

Thank Nancy H
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28 July 2017|
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Response from bulletasas1 | Property representative |
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.
Lisa S
18 July 2017|
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Response from Dan D | Property representative |
yes we issue them in 25.00 increments.
22 April 2017|
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Response from bulletasas1 | Property representative |
I'm sorry we don't have outdoor seating and only service dogs
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$14
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1175 N Beachview Dr, Jekyll Island, GA 31527-0704
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Golden Isles of Georgia  >  Jekyll Island
  • Phone Number: +1 912-635-3588
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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.
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