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Blackwater Grill

260 Redfern Vlg, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-2501
+1 912-634-6333
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“jambalaya” (32 reviews)
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CUISINES
Contemporary, American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
260 Redfern Vlg, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-2501
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1 - 10 of 391 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice Cajun themed restaurant in the Redfern Village. The back deck overlooks the Marsh and is a great way to spend the evening with great food and friends.

Thank mark c
Management response:Responded 6 days ago

Thank you for coming out and enjoying the deck.. Please come back and dine with us!!

Reviewed 1 week ago

In town for a conference and wanted good seafood. This was the least busiest place which usually is an ill omen but what the heck. Very few customers but what a dish!! Grouper steak was huge and fantastic. Great choice. Will definitely go back.

Thank Billy M
Management response:Responded 6 days ago

You must have came at a good time bc we can get very busy.. Thank you for coming out and dining with us!! We will be looking forward to seeing you in the future.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really looked forward to visiting Blackwater but left disappointed. First, the absolute WORST chairs to sit on. Very uncomfortable. Second, I have NO idea who thought that the blue cheese salad dressing was good but it was just plain terrible. Cannot even begin to describe...More

Thank dougkinney
Management response:Responded 6 days ago

Thank you for coming out to dine with us! I do apologize about the chairs. The blue cheese is made with whole butter milk so it does give it a different taste than average blue cheese. I hope you can come back and visit us...More

Reviewed 16 August 2017

Not same owners since show Diners, Drive Ins & Dives was here. Weeknight empty except at the bar and a few tables, service was untrained and sloppy.The cornbread was excellent, so was Jambalaya and fish was fresh. Half of the food slopped off the plate...More

Thank Susan S
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

I apologize about your experience at our restaurant. I will personally make sure all of my servers know table etiquette. The restaurant look is considered antique like and rustic. Mostly all of the items that we have for decoration has been handmade or passed down...More

Reviewed 6 August 2017

Stumbles upon BG after a dinner elsewhere and it was too early to back to the motel. Since it raining we just decided to go over to Redfern Village. We had a great time. Bartender was super. I loved the atmosphere of the place; menu...More

Thank Jim B
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for coming out and i will be looking forward to seeing you next year.

Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We arrived after a long days drive from the northern outer banks of North Carolina on our way home to south Florida. Normally, when we do this trip, we stop in Savannah where we have numerous favorite places for dinner. Due to an early start,...More

Thank RJKanter
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for coming out, and we hope that you would stop by next time you are traveling this way.

Reviewed 31 July 2017

Visited this restaurant July 26,2017. Reservations made. Arrived on time. No hostess. Finally a waiter said it would be a few minutes. No one else ahead of us. 45 minutes to seat us. Over an hour to get our meal. That's the bad part.When the...More

Thank carjockeygene
Management response:Responded 5 August 2017

Thank you for coming out and visiting our restaurant. I do apologize for the wait that you had to endure. It was a day that could have been planned out a lot better and for that i do apologize. But I am glad that you...More

Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Eclectic design furnishings. Good food. Place was packed but service was ok. We had large group and they managed well. Make reservations in advance.

Thank James A
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for coming out. I am glad that you had a great time. I hope to see you in the near future.

Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Sitting in this place on a Tuesday night.... It has taken 1 1/2 hours to get our appetizers. Just cancelled the rest of our order. Food that we got was good. Fire management and start over. Will never come here again.More

Thank Marilynmonroe2
Management response:Responded 5 August 2017

Thank you for coming out to our restaurant. I want to apologize for the long wait that you had to endure. We have made major changes to make sure that doesn't happen anymore. I do hope that you would come and give us another chance...More

Reviewed 24 July 2017

This is one of my very favorite restaurants to go to for dinner. I have never been disappointed in anything I have ordered here. The staff is always so helpful and friendly and the food is like none other. It has a cajun flair to...More

Thank Julie F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 21:00
Monday
17:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 21:00
Thursday
17:30 - 21:00
Friday
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 260 Redfern Vlg, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-2501
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Golden Isles of Georgia  >  Saint Simons Island
  • Phone Number: +1 912-634-6333
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