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55 Cinema Ln, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-6600
+1 912-638-9100
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tuna tartare” (19 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
55 Cinema Ln, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-6600
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Imaginative and ambitious and wonderful every time. Draws heavily on fresh local seafood and other delicacies, such as farm-to-table vegetables, artisanal rice. The generous owner- chef has been on the Gulf Coast feeding Hurricane victims from his food truck, a favorite at area food fests....More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went here for dinner one night as we always do in SSI. Decided on a small plate approach. We had the calamari. Good, a bit overcooked. The mussels were good.Escargot and scallops were good as well.

Thank 816carolo
Reviewed 6 days ago

Whether dining at the bar as a couple, or a table of 6-8, Halyard's is one place you do not want to miss when visiting St. Simons Island. From the service to the presentation, drinks and appetizers to main courses, everything is exquisite. Chef Dave...More

Thank bradsellsssi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived for an early seating and were immediately treated with extraordinary hospitality from our waiter, Chris. He was knowledgeable and led us to all the right choices. Both the beet and endive salads were the best ever. Enjoyed small plates: scallops with puréed parsnips and...More

Thank dfasching
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Halyards offers delicious food and excellent service. Often the special is local seafood that is well prepared. Request Carol as your server and she will offer excellent menu guidance. Reservations are a must. Save room for dessert - delicious offerings.

Thank Maureen B
Reviewed 29 September 2018

This is a really nice casual place to eat when on St. Simons Island. The salad with the grilled peaches is great

Thank patricia452
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Every time we come to Sea Island we dine here. Took my daughter and her friend there for dinner tonight. As always food was top notch and the service was impeccable. Thank you for making our last night a hit again.

Thank dfinn0103
Reviewed 11 August 2018

This review assumes the reader has had no trouble finding the restaurant. I did. Not familiar with the area, it was dark, etc. We were late, hungry, had no reservations, frustrated—— then found the place, went in, greeted warmly, and told to calm down, “we...More

Thank dcampmd
Reviewed 6 August 2018

During the summer time this is a crowded, happy place with the locals enjoying themselves and their neighbors. Some very creative dishes using local fish, local produce in a delightful combination.

Thank bsum73
Reviewed 6 August 2018

This restaurant has a great selection of foods. The owner sources most of his food locally so everything is always fresh. He even serves fish that he has caught that same day! Great atmosphere here too. Great wine selection.

Thank debhcarter
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Kay C
3 November 2018|
Response from Cognac62 | Reviewed this property |
When we were there they had chefs specials. Some drinks were unique
Chris H
17 May 2017|
Response from KernBaker | Reviewed this property |
Call them directly I'm sure they do
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$50
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 Cinema Ln, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-6600
    (Frederica Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Golden Isles of Georgia  >  Saint Simons Island
  • Phone Number: +1 912-638-9100
  • E-mail
Halyards on St. Simons has been redefining Island Cuisine for 11 popular years. The Island's unrivaled see-and-be-seen dinner spot for locals who know and for coastal visitors who've heard that the Seared Tuna with a Plum Wine Reduction and the Prime N.Y. Strip with Soy Lime Butter will make your evening. That's not to say you should skip the Creamy Blue Crab Bisque or the nightly specials. The atmosphere is casually elegant (coozy lounge furniture in the courtyard and under the awning), the welcome warm (usually by name), the service crisp and attentive, the wine cellar vast (7 Wine Spectator Awards) and the comfortable bar hip and hopping. The menu is the brilliant handiwork of Chef/Owner Dave Snyder that changes nightly and is bold, creative and gloriously rewarding. To be sure you're pleased, Dave roams the front of the house for comments when he's not out fishing for your dinner. As you would expect at a restaurant of Halyards' caliber, reservations are a good idea.
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