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Grand Dining Room

371 N Riverview Dr, Jekyll Island Club Hotel, Jekyll Island, GA 31527-0874
+1 912-635-5155
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (143 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (12 reviews)
“escargot” (12 reviews)
Open Now
18:00 - 22:00 Hours
American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
371 N Riverview Dr, Jekyll Island Club Hotel, Jekyll Island, GA 31527-0874
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Reviewed yesterday

This is what people should think of when we say Southern. The atmosphere and dining room exudes the Old South.The service, and food are exceptional.

Thank Kerry S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Located in Jekyll Island Club Resort. A breathtaking breakfast buffet served every morning is the only meal we ate in the Grand Dining Room but it was heavenly. Decor transports you back in time when the elites like the Rockefellers dined here. Just very classy...More

Thank SladeAlday
Reviewed 3 days ago

The photos that advertise the Grand Dining Room are misleading as most things we found on Jekyll Island. It is smaller than pictured. We were expecting an elegant formal dining experience. The dress code is lax, the place smells musty, the food was somewhat small...More

1  Thank honestworkerbee
Reviewed 3 days ago

What a waste of money. The food was good but this place is nothing more than an overpriced piano bar. Food is overpriced for the atmosphere, went there for a relaxing romantic evening, ended up listening to a bad singer play inappropriate music while beach...More

3  Thank lemmyforpresident
Bruce W, General Manager at Grand Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We are sorry you were disappointed with your overall experience in the Grand Dining Room. We do know that the Director of Restaurants has already spoken to you personally re: your review and gotten everything taken care of.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed our breakfasts in the Grand Dining Room but there are things we miss from years past. We preferred when the you could order your toast/bread, even when you have the buffet. Now you have to wait in line for a toaster and serve...More

Thank Jennifer R
Bruce W, General Manager at Grand Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for joining us each morning! There has been some changes to our breakfast buffet. We have made note of your feedback and passed it on to both the Director of Restaurants as well as the Executive Chef. Overall it sounds like you had a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed dinner on a Friday evening served by a waiter we have know for many years. The service by him and the entire staff was attentive and friendly. We started with wine and appetizers of escargot. They were delicious and we...More

Thank Steve A
Bruce W, General Manager at Grand Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We would like to thank you for the many years of patronage to the resort and the Grand Dining Room. We apologize about your salad course and your feedback has been passed on to the Executive Chef. We are glad though all other courses were...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been coming to the island for 30 years and I still can not get enough of this dining room. One of my favorite places to eat and relax . The food is great ( especially the Sunday Bunch. You can not go wrong...More

Thank Kay W
Bruce W, General Manager at Grand Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your continued patronage of the resort and the Grand Dining Room. You must have been coming since we first opened-we love it! Sunday Brunch is a long standing tradition at the Club and the Grand Dining Room takes great pride in it....More

Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

My husband and I got married at JICR in April 2015. Our ceremony was in the Sunken Garden at Crane Cottage but our reception was in the Grand Dining Room. We visit JICR every year for our anniversary and enjoy a lovely dinner/brunch in the...More

Thank ewp0510
Bruce W, General Manager at Grand Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Belated Happy Anniversary wishes! Thanks for your continued patronage of the Jekyll Island Club and the Grand Dining Room. We so want the resort to feel like your home away from home, so it sounds like it is working. We too also hope to see...More

Reviewed 13 May 2018

They can do vegan/plant-based meals, so do ask ahead of time and you'll get special treatment. We had stuffed peppers one night, risotto another night, and mushroom ravioli on our last night there with vegan desserts too! It is an elegant environment, fairly quiet, with...More

Thank JustEatPlants
Bruce W, General Manager at Grand Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Yes, we can do vegan! We appreciate you letting others know. Thanks for joining us in the Grand Dining Room several nights. Sounds like our culinary team took great care of you.

Reviewed 29 April 2018

The Grand Dining Room compares favorably to any fine hotel in the world. Excellent service, food and atmosphere. Surprisingly reasonable prices.

Thank John H
Bruce W, General Manager at Grand Dining Room, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

We appreciate your reveiw. Thank you for the recommendation and for dining with us.

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Susan D
12 June 2018|
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Response from Bruce W | Property representative |
Yes, the Grand Dining Room is open to the public and we look forward to welcoming you. And, as others have mentioned, reservations are suggested. See you soon.
24 August 2017|
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Response from phenning | Property representative |
We do ask that gentlemen wear a collared shirt. No jeans or hats or shorts at dinner.
17 July 2017|
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Response from _jodyb3317 | Reviewed this property |
I think so but I would suggest you call the front desk and ask to be sure. We did not eat lunch there just breakfast and dinner.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$60
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Valet Parking, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 10:00
10:45 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 11:00
18:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 11:00
18:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 11:00
18:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 11:00
18:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 11:00
18:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 11:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 371 N Riverview Dr, Jekyll Island Club Hotel, Jekyll Island, GA 31527-0874
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Golden Isles of Georgia  >  Jekyll Island
  • Phone Number: +1 912-635-5155
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The Jekyll Island Club Hotel Grand Dining Room continues to be the scene of social gatherings and gourmet experiences. Beautifully restored in the Victorian mode, the room is dominated by Ionic columns and gleaming white woodwork. Three handsome fireplaces, complete with intricately carved mantle pieces and marble surrounds, add warmth and cheer on a winter’s day. The lawns and the river can be seen through expansive windows, and the first blossoms of crepe myrtle and magnolia trees color the landscape in early spring. The glow of candlelight and piano music create an atmosphere of romance and anticipation of the gourmet meal to come. A cause celebre in Southern Georgia dining is the Grand Dining Room’s Sunday brunch, a culinary and visual delight.
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