Jekyll Island features a variety of restaurants in and near this coastal Georgia destination. Dining experiences range from formal to casual and no matter what you’re craving breakfast, pizza, pub fare, or of course, fresh seafood, we’ve got you covered! Diners of all ages will find dishes to match their taste, plus, dinner can be enjoyed over live music and soaking up the ocean views.
From low-country fare overlooking the water to award-winning brunch served in a ballroom, you’ll find plenty of choices to satisfy your cravings for an inspiring culinary experience on Jekyll Island.Many of our Jekyll Island rental homes are within walking distance of fantastic dining options, too! Here are some of the local restaurant favorites for you to enjoy.
Tap Room & Artisan Dining
Fresh local seafood, crisp salads, artisan pizzas, along with a tap room of craft beers.
Unwind at the Beachhouse with a variety of fresh menu options such as local seafood, crisp salad, artisan pizza or a juicy burger. Pair your dish with one of the 24 seasonal craft beers on tap from the region. Stick around to soak in the stunning views of the Atlantic and watch the game on one of seven flatscreens.
address: 715 North Beachview Drive, Jekyll Island, GA
“Low-Country” Southern Cuisine
Sophisticated and traditional Southern menu items with a broad variety of choices and a full-service bar with specialty drinks.
Discover an authentic, modern take on Southern Cuisine at Driftwood Bistro. Featuring signature dishes, including sweet Georgia Wild Shrimp, fried okra, squash casserole, and bread pudding, designed to satisfy even the hard-to-please. Enjoy your meal in the casual island-resort atmosphere at Villas by the Sea Resort.
address: 1175 North Beachview Drive Jekyll Island, GA
Locally Inspired Cuisine for Lunch & Dinner
Perfect for that special meal, this oceanfront restaurant is the place for distinctive food, creative cocktails, and wonderful desserts.
Find first-class service at EightyOne Kitchen and Bar, located at the historic Jekyll Ocean Club. Local menu selections include a raw bar, crab mac-and-cheese, and chef’s choice dishes based on the catch of the day. Everyone is sure to also enjoy items from the wood-fired oven, including pizzas, clams, and whole fish entrees. Open to the public for lunch and dinner; breakfast service is reserved for hotel guests.
address: 80 Ocean Way, Jekyll Island, GA
Local Eatery With Golf Views
Enjoy a varied menu and full bar surrounded by Jekyll’s 63 holes of golf, conveniently located at the Jekyll Island Golf Club.
The relaxing Tribuzio’s Grille offers a seasonal menu and full bar with golf views. Inside and outdoor seating is available for your dining pleasure. Family Owned & Operated. You can also find daily updates on Tribuzio’s Grille on Jekyll Island Facebook page.
address: 322 Captain Wylly Rd., Jekyll Island, Georgia
McGarvey’s Wee Pub
Irish Pub with Three Locations
Experience an Irish “Public House” with perfectly poured ales and delicious Pub style foods.
Dine in a true Irish public house where locals and travelers come to eat, drink and socialize on Jekyll Island. Find a wide range of traditional Irish fare including Shepherd’s Pie, bangers and mash, and homemade corned beef and cabbage on the 17th of each month. Don’t miss the pub favorites including nachos, gourmet burgers and other eats. Go to either of three locations in Brunswick, on Jekyll Island or in St. Mary’s.
address: 20 Main Street, Unit 100, Jekyll Island, GA
Red Bug Motors Pizza
Pizza & Italians Dishes
Delicious pizza, salads, and pasta served in the Great Dunes Entertainment center or delivered to your door.
Red Bug Motors Pizza is known for its homemade pizza built from scratch. Cozy up with the family thanks to a fireplace creating the warm feeling of being in an old English Pub. You can also enjoy your meal in your Jekyll Island vacation rental with delivery in our eco-friendly fleet before 8:30 p.m. to anywhere, except for the beach.
address: 550 Beachview Dr N, Jekyll Island, GA
Coastal Casual Dining
This oceanfront restaurant the place for Mexican food, tiki drinks, and Fun!
Comfort food is the name of the game for breakfast, lunch, and dinner at Sunrise Grill. Pair a local crab cake BLT with an Island coastal lager to help relax after a day in the sun. You can also find daily updates on the Sunrise Grill on Jekyll Island Facebook page.
address: 201 North Beachview Drive, Jekyll Island GA 31527
Tiki Bar and Oceanfront Venue
Breakfast, lunch and dinner delights are served throughout the day with indoor and outdoor seating.
Relax beachside at this breathtaking property complete with tiki huts shading the ample outdoor seating. Enjoy Mexican-inspired dishes featuring options by land or by sea. You’ll also find plenty of space for large groups and special events where decadent house margaritas can be front and center!
address: 201 Beachview Dr N, Jekyll Island, GA
Restaurant on Pier with Live Music
Waterfront dining right on the Jekyll Island Historic District Pier with a full menu and a variety of specialty drinks.
Enjoy this breezy, nautical-themed restaurant located waterfront on the Jekyll Island Historic District Pier. You’ll love the all-day Southern favorites while soaking in the fresh air and lively daily entertainment. Surf and turf specialties are the stars of this coastal-inspired menu. Check The Wharf site for nightly events featuring some of the best musicians of the region.
address: 370 Riverview Dr., Jekyll Island, GA
Coastal Restaurant and Bar
Live music, fresh seafood dishes, sandwiches, salads, burgers, desserts, and daily specials!
Discover why Zachry’s Riverhouse wings are a local’s favorite! Diners of all ages will find something they love with a variety of salads, sandwiches, and starters on the menu. You can’t beat fresh seafood and a dedicated kid’s menu.
address: 1 Harbor Road, Jekyll Island, GA 31527