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CJ's Italian Restaurant

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405 Mallery St, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-4014 (Formerly C J's Italian Restaurant)
+1 912-634-2711
16:30 - 21:30
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Jacksonville, Florida
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

In search of pizza, we found CJ's after asking the guy working at the frozen treat shop on Mallery St. From the outside, the restaurant looks pretty tiny, but like a TARDIS, it's bigger on the inside. The narrow, long restaurant is a little dark on the inside and adorned with an array of Christmas lights and a variety of... More 

Thank Steve O
Up North Wisconsin
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After wintering for several years on SSI, we finally went to CJ's for dinner on 7 Jan 2017. We ordered a large thin crust pizza with sausage, pepperoni and green olives. The pizza was very good and served quickly. We also ordered two Coors light taps. The total tab was $24.12 before tip. The taps might be a bit high... More 

Thank BobUpNorth
Vero Beach, Florida
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

This is a must if you are visiting St Simon's Island. Owners are so friendly and you can tell they enjoy what they do. Pizza is fantastic! I don't know what they put in their sauce but it is my new favorite!

1 Thank abclovelady
Oviedo, Florida, United States
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73 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

This is the best pizza on the island. Very small so get there early! Very close to the pier so it's nice to eat and take a walk and do some shopping. While you wait you get complimentary bread and marinara sauce!!! Yummy!!!!!!! Also the broccoli chicken Alfredo is to die for! You can do take out! Don't miss this... More 

Thank Lisa P
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27 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

We really enjoyed the decor on the ceiling and we felt instantly welcomed by the owner and the chefs. We ordered a light pizza and the ingredients were fresh and ohhhhh so delicious. My husband wanted to go back the next night!!!

Thank Lorri F
Conyers, Georgia
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

My son and I both had the chicken broccoli alfredo and it was delicious! It came with a wonderful side salad and bread sticks. The sweet and sour salad dressing, while unusual looking, was great tasting! The waitress was friendly and quick and managed to keep up with my son's refills on drinks, which was not easy to do. All... More 

Thank Dorothy A
Westfield, New York
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29 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

I went in for dinner,place is crammed full of tables,hard to get thru the front to the back. I ordered a small plate of spaghetti and meatballs, pasta was gummy and needed to be cooked longer and the sauce was really salty and old tasting, sauce should be red not brown..the garlic rolls were just ok, the service was good,... More 

Thank louisejohnson1951
Thomasville, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We went recently with a small group of friends and let me say that I am now a DEEP DISH PIZZA CONVERT! I am not deep dish pizza person at all but the dough on this pie was just right and the sauce was super tasty! One of the other couples also ordered the magic mushroom pizza. Of course I... More 

Thank Jena W
Saint Simons Island, Georgia
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55 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Ordered a salad which was lettuce ,some carrots and a small slice of cucumber, comes with bread with sauce, and that was the high lite of the meal, The deep dish pizza which we ordered with pepperoni and sausage came with only one item, was barely cooked and looked and tasted like cheesy bread. Service was good, but would never... More 

Thank biggie0820
Atlanta, Georgia
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81 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Ordered take out Labor Day weekend. The deep dish pizza was great. The cheese bread was great as well. I am glad I ordered take out because the eat in area is very small. Maybe room for 40 people. Definitely a place to eat at or order take out when in Saint Simon.

Thank matthewinmi

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 405 Mallery St, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-4014 (Formerly C J's Italian Restaurant)
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Golden Isles of Georgia  >  Saint Simons Island
  • Phone Number: +1 912-634-2711

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?