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A-J's Dockside Restaurant

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1315 Chatham Ave, Tybee Island, GA 31328-8844
+1 912-786-9533
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Atlanta, Georgia
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Casual dining. Good for groups. Good seafood. Nice view. Good fried shrimp and oysters. Sweet Potato fries were awesome. Good waitstaff. Great place to eat in good weather.

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Easton, Massachusetts
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53 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Dropped in for lunch and we were greeted by a man behind the counter saying don't go in- the restaurant is full. I thought it might be a private event but after helping people with their purchases in the gift store we asked if he had a waiting list. Meanwhile other parties were arriving and confusedly walking into the restaurant,... More 

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Hinesville, Georgia
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62 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We came here based on several recommendations from locals and we were terribly disappointed. While the atmosphere is kinda quirky and cool the food leaves a lot to be desired. Everything we ate had absolutely no flavor and was floating in a puddle of grease. We started using ridiculous amounts of dipping sauce which gave this food some sort of... More 

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Baraboo, Wisconsin
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130 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a White Sea bass dish and my wife had shrimp and scallops. She said her shrimp were out-of-sight and the scallops were good. My sea bass was excellent. The homemade dip was outstanding. Many go for the sunset. Kathy was excellent!

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Chattanooga
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in Tybee within walking distance of this place, and the restaurant was amazing! The price wasn't bad at all, two of us ate some real good burgers for less then $16. We ate here the three of the six nights we were here. the only reason we didn't eat all six nights, because one day we spent in... More 

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Gaylord, Michigan
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

service was excellent, food was really good. found this place while riding around on bicycles,a bit out of the way, but really worth your time!

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Rome, Georgia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Buffalo Shrimp with ranch or blue cheese appetizer was delicious. Blackened mahi mahi po boy served with remoulade was excellent. Bloody Mary was tasty. Glad we found AJ's. Thanks, Tatum.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Delicious breakfast when we visited in May. Have been to Tybee many times, since it's the closest beach to Atlanta, but first tie eating at A-J's. Eclectic environment is very fun to peruse, and it's right on the water, south end of the island. Good food and service, check it out!

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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71 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food and great service. Seating available outside or inside. Great view of marsh area. We ate here twice during our three day visit. Some of our group kayaked to dock at A-J's. You cannot put in there, but you can tie up and come up to eat.

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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Asked the waitress how the oysters were looking this time of year and she said "pretty good". (usually I get some educated answer like they are out of season or order the scallops they're better). After 20 minutes I got a plate of dark brown fried junk - as the waitress stood near me I broke up several empty balls... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1315 Chatham Ave, Tybee Island, GA 31328-8844
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Tybee Island
  • Phone Number: +1 912-786-9533

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Rushville, Ohio
NMB SC
over a year ago

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