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Jim Shaw's Seafood Grill

€€ - €€€American, , Seafood
3040 Vineville Ave, Macon, GA 31204-2406
+1 478-746-3697
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“fresh seafood” (24 reviews)
“oysters” (29 reviews)
“hush puppies” (33 reviews)
American, Bar, Seafood
€€ - €€€
3040 Vineville Ave, Macon, GA 31204-2406
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hadn’t been here in years, and won’t be back for a while. Felt like I was sitting IN traffic as cars sped by while waiting for a table. Catfish was good, server was friendly but parking and location were poor.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Local eats, reasonably priced,Great food quality,has a weekly early bird special,popular so can be crowded at times we usually set at the bar anyway,we usually get the thee for 17.99 shrimp,gator,and scallops with cheese grits hush,puppies(the Works Lol)

1  Thank newworldsamuri32
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I came in around 9pm on June 23, 2018. I ordered water as my beverage, the salmon cakes, a side of cheese grits, and the spinach salad. The meal came with hush puppies. I was sad because you could actually see the uncooked dough sitting...More

1  Thank Samantha B
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Where the locals go for seafood. A busy place with excellent service. Excellent choices and super food at fair prices. Not fancy.

1  Thank william s
Reviewed 24 May 2018

Always enjoy trying local restaurants and this one did not disappoint. We started with the crayfish appetizer which was very tasty. For entrees we had the redfish and the salmon cakes, both of which were cooked perfectly. For desert we had the key lime pie...More

1  Thank pjkiss
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Picked this place from TA ratings and closeness to gulf. Lots of fresh fish options, and place was crowded on a Saturday night. Everything was tasty that we got but our party of four had trouble getting everything we ordered with the sides we selected....More

1  Thank Brian B
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Found on trip advisor, not a stuffy place, can in 30 min before close, server was friendly, knowledgeable and a hard worker. Food came out quick, and was great. Look forward to going back soon.

1  Thank Consoleslave
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

... when I found Jim Shaw’s Seafood Grill. What a wonderful little gem! I had the blackened fish tacos made with grouper and cabbage. They were so outstanding. Grab a friend’s hush puppy which was perfectly cooked - crispy on the outside and fully done....More

1  Thank Gail l
Reviewed 3 March 2018

We shared two entrees, soft shell crab, and sea bass. We had Ceasar salad and seafood chowder. The salad was passable but the seafood soup was heavy on the tomato and rice with little seafood and not seem like a seafood chowder, more like a...More

1  Thank Dave B
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

We had the blackened alligator appetizer. It was the best alligator I have ever eaten. It was very tender unlike what I have eaten before that was somewhat chewy. I ate oysters and shrimp. My wife had scallops and shrimp. Everything was very tasty. Go...More

1  Thank David E
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Response from felinefrannie | Reviewed this property |
Ohhh dear ...better come early since the restaurant gets full easy.... They changed the menu so ....
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3040 Vineville Ave, Macon, GA 31204-2406
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Macon
  • Phone Number: +1 478-746-3697
Often described as the local's favorite seafood restaurants in Macon, GA, Jim Shaw's Seafood Grill has been open since 1979. This casual eat-in restaurant and bar serves some of the best fresh seafood in town. The restaurant is only open for dinner and they offer an Early Bird menu from 5:00 till 6:00 PM with reduced prices.
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