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Jim Shaw's Seafood Grill

€€ - €€€American, , Seafood
3040 Vineville Ave, Macon, GA 31204-2406
+1 478-951-5136
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fresh seafood” (24 reviews)
“oysters” (31 reviews)
“hush puppies” (35 reviews)
16:30 - 22:00 Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
3040 Vineville Ave, Macon, GA 31204-2406
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My wife and I met friends for a casual dinner and had a wonderful meal and relaxed atmosphere. I enjoyed the fish tacos and my wife loved the fried shrimp. Winnie, our waitress was perfect. Very attentive but not intrusive. She was great with good...More

Thank Hvilledude
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just driving through Georgia, and got off the freeway for dinner. Wandered into Jim Shaw's. Friendly staff. I was by myself, looking for a light dinner. I had the seafood salad. Fresh green entree sized salad with spinach, and some of the most perfectly grilled...More

Thank TheroadwarriorMN
James Z, Owner at Jim Shaw's Seafood Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thx for the review.Aleays enjoy seeing new folks..Next time if you can get a seat at the bar ,try that and our bartenders will take of our as well

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is small and quaint, but the food is AMAZING! It was recommended by family members who are local and the prices and the amount of food is great.

Thank bernittae
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

First off start by saying it was Halloween and my waitress costume was a witch but she was far from being a WITCH!! She was fabulous and her outfit was awesome. For starters I had a top shelf margarita with sugar on the rim and...More

Thank sharonc908
James Z, Owner at Jim Shaw's Seafood Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Thx We do French fries battered and unbattered,Winnie should had asked which you prefer,so be sure to specify which ones you would like next time your in

Reviewed 21 October 2018

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
James Z, Owner at Jim Shaw's Seafood Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2018

Thx for your review.what I do not understand is the $120 bill 2 dozen oysters @ 25.95. 31.90 2 craft beers @ 4.75. 9.50 Grouper dinner. 22.95 Sea bass. 18.95 Total. 83.30 Tax. 5.83 Total. 89.13 This should have been your bill if you can...More

Reviewed 19 October 2018

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 25 September 2018

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 23 September 2018

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 18 September 2018 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
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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

Rating summary
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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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3040 Vineville Ave, Macon, GA 31204-2406
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Macon
  • Phone Number: +1 478-951-5136
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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