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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” (30 reviews)
“hush puppies” (32 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 21:30 Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
3040 Vineville Ave, Macon, GA 31204-2406
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I dine here about once every 3 months. For the most part it is consistent and service is always wonderful. You can get your fresh fish just about anyway you like it, grilled, fried, blackened, etc. We dined there on 10/20/18. I only mention this...More

Thank 498aron
Reviewed 4 days ago

We went with a couple for dinner. Fresh catfish, grilled tilapia, fried oysters and scallops. steamed vegetables, baked potato and side salad. Wonderful meal and great service.

Thank jmshepp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Only the best of the best work here to provide only the best food and hospitality! Fun fun spot! The kind of restaurant where only after ordering one drink, they remember not only your name BUT what you are drinking! I've been going for years...More

Thank Fran G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to Macon to evacuate from Hurricane Florence and found it to be a treasure trove of good family restaurants where you can have a good meal and not break the bank! This is one of those places. I had the fried catfish filets...More

Thank baseballlady
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

You will never go wrong here! The seafood is consistently great....fried oysters, shrimp, softshell crab....all are delicious. The spinach salad is different and soooo good. Fried pimento cheese balls are a little different and great. We prefer the casual, fun atmosphere of the bar area...More

Thank dixieland8
Reviewed 16 September 2018

The fresh fish of the day is usually a great deal and wonderful. If you are passing through Macon, go where the local go. This involves a stop at Jim Shaw Seafood Grill.

Thank Edward B
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Was driving through and stopped here based on the TripAdvisor reviews. Sure glad I did! Dinner was excellent. I had fried shrimp, blackened catfish, squash casserole, caesar salad and hush puppies. Everything was perfect. Light breading on the shrimp; lots of flavor in the blackened...More

Thank David T
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

The service was great, the guy who served me was quite informative. The food on the other hand ... I had the oysters, raw, the were quite good and fresh. I did order the broiled scallop and shrimp dinner and did not complete it. The...More

Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

If you are just looking for good seafood without any fancy decorations,then here's the place. Fresh seafood cooked perfectly and served with a smile. This is one of the favorites among us locals. I've never gotten a bad meal here or bad service.

Thank Barry441
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

We love to dine here. We prefer the porch over the more formal restaurant, just because we like the relaxed atmosphere. The food is great and the drinks are cold.

Thank Barbara R
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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, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, 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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