St. Simons Island Restaurants

From fresh-caught seafood at waterfront eateries to famous barbecue joints, there’s no shortage of restaurants on St. Simons Island. In fact, there are nearly 100 for you to discover! 

Seafood Restaurants on St. Simons Island

It's no exaggeration that the freshly prepared seafood on your dinner plate may have been caught earlier that morning! With an abundance of local seafood options, it's easy to understand why there are so many seafood restaurants on St. Simons Island. For a casual bite to eat, head to Iguanas Seafood Restaurant for a true sampling of our famous Wild Georgia Shrimp or load up on classic crab cakes at Barbara Jean's Restaurant, a longtime island establishment. For a special occasion or a night out on the town, choose from fine dining restaurants like Georgia Sea Grill or Halyards for creative dishes featuring local grouper, tripletail, flounder, and the like. 

Family-Friendly Restaurants on St. Simons Island

Whether you're dining with young children or a large extended family, there are several St. Simons Island restaurants perfectly suited for families. Parents love the casual atmosphere and classic southern dishes at Porch, and kids love their fun lawn games and space to play! Mellow Mushroom features kids' menus, outdoor dining areas, and regularly host live music performances. For an easy and delicious breakfast, families flock to Cafe Frederica for their favorite breakfast dishes and to catch a glimpse of the toy train that circles its overhead track around the restaurant!