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Breezy river views and fishermen

We loved it and on our bike tour of the island stopped and headed for the coolness of the wharf... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
deanie13
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chattanooga,TN
Beautiful...peaceful

Don't miss stopping by the Wharf...it's such a peaceful, beautiful place to be. Mornings are quiet... read more

Reviewed 18 November 2018
South40Amanda
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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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The Historic Wharf is located on Jekyll Island, this is the perfect location to see the boats traveling along the Intracoastal Waterway going to all parts of the world. This is the best location on Jekyll Island to watch the Tropical Sunset. This is...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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N Riverview Dr, Jekyll Island, GA 31527-0861
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Reviewed 18 November 2018

Don't miss stopping by the Wharf...it's such a peaceful, beautiful place to be. Mornings are quiet and serene, and it's wonderful see everyone coming out to enjoy the location.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank South40Amanda
Reviewed 31 October 2018

Enjoyed a fine lunch with great service, while watching work and pleasure boats motor on the Intercostal Waterway. Learned a bit of local history.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank HBoda
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

We were happy that is faired up one evening and we were able to enjoy the gorgeous sunset. Don’t miss this on your visit to Jekyll.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank cer1126
captphillip, General Manager at Historic Jekyll Wharf, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Thank you!

Reviewed 24 September 2018

This is a great place to watch the sunset over the marsh. Many places along the waterfront to sit and wait for the spectacular view.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tom M
Reviewed 4 September 2018

We loved it and on our bike tour of the island stopped and headed for the coolness of the wharf. Fishermen were catching interesting-looking things. There's a shady shelter with picnic tables, a little bait shop with snacks next to it, and restrooms. I am...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank deanie13
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

What an absolutely beautiful place to see the sunset over the gorgeous Jekyll Island coastline it just kept getting prettier and prettier as the sun set I think if you see the pictures I took you'll agree

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank yummie1
captphillip, General Manager at Historic Jekyll Wharf, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2018

Thank you so much for the great review!

Reviewed 21 August 2018

We saw a croc while having lunch. Another couple said the tide went out and the birds flew in to feed on the mud - we missed low tide, have to go back!!!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mcpow2012
captphillip, General Manager at Historic Jekyll Wharf, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Thanks for the great review!

Reviewed 6 August 2018

My father and I were initially given a wait time of 45 minutes, but were seated in less than 15. Our server was friendly and ended up making our drinks as the bartender was too busy. The food was really nothing special (I ordered the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Elaina C
captphillip, General Manager at Historic Jekyll Wharf, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

I'm sorry but this is Tripadvisor site for the the Historic Wharf Marina and not the Wharf Restaurant. Thanks, Captain Phillip

Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed sitting outside for dinner and listening to live music - the two-person band was great and not too loud even though we were in the front row. The portions were huge! The staff was very attentive and friendly - by far the best...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank CurlyRabbit
captphillip, General Manager at Historic Jekyll Wharf, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2018

Thank you for the review!

Reviewed 6 July 2018

I love to eat here when I visit Jekyll. This restaurant does take reservations so if you have a large party I would call ahead. Great food in a great atmosphere.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank scottveal
captphillip, General Manager at Historic Jekyll Wharf, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2018

Thank you for the great review ! Captain Phillip Jekyll Island Boat Tours

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Terry D
5 June 2018|
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Response from captphillip | Property representative |
Yes, dogs are allowed on the Wharf. Thank you, Captain Phillip Kempton Jekyll Island Boat Tours 366 Riverview Drive Jekyll Island GA 31527 912-635-3152
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Hikermom1
16 July 2017|
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Response from captphillip | Property representative |
The contractor says that they expect to by operating by mid August.
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