There’s no shortage of fine dining on St. Simons Island.
If you prefer fresh local seafood or our infamous Wild Georgia shrimp, we have it waiting for you. Fine dining intimate cafes and bistros serve the best menus and ingredients. Below are just a five options for fine dining on the Island.
ECHO serves classic coastal cuisine and handcrafted cocktails in a relaxed atmosphere on St. Simons Island. The island’s only oceanfront restaurant, ECHO entertains broad, sweeping views and indoor/outdoor fine dining. ECHO pays tribute to The King and Prince and St. Simons Island’s naval history during World War II. 101 Downing Street. Call (912) 268-5967 or www.echostsimons.com.
Georgia Sea Grill
Owner of the Georgia Sea Grill, ZackGowen, took all the best elements of the Georgia Sea Grill and moved it down the block to a larger, brighter, easier-to-find location; brought in the best wine and culinary talents; procured the freshest locally-sourced ingredients; and then re-opened its doors to great fanfare, happy customers and glowing reviews. He made it bigger, brighter, faster and fresher. He made it “Gowen Good.” The Georgia Sea Grass Grill boasts fresh catch seafood, farm-to-table menu and extensive wine list. 407 Mallery St. Call (912) 638-1197 or got to www.georgiaseagrill.com/georgia-sea-grill.
The restaurant is located in the center providing Contemporary American cuisine enjoyed on cozy banquettes, candle lit tables and just the right music & live piano. Abney Harper has developed fashionable, forward menus drawing from Southern and European cuisine. NANCY’s fine dining menus change frequently, offering comfortable dishes prepared with the highest quality, seasonal ingredients. NANCY offers a full service bar as well as a wine list of unique favorites, both domestic and imported. 26 Market St., Suite 110. Call (912) 399-7561 or www.nancyssi.com/cuisine.
Halyards offers creative fine dining American cuisine—tasty local fish and local produce, plus an inventive wine and cocktail list, all served by a delightful staff. Dine at our open-seating extended bar, enjoy a cocktail or an appetizer on the breezy patio, or meet up with friends in our casual dining room. Look for Chef Dave’s dog Gustavo enjoying some sun in the breezeway when you stop by. 55 Cinema Ln., Saint Simons Island. Call (912) 638-9100 or go to www.halyardsrestaurant.com.
For more than 20 years, Delaney’s Bistro and Bar has been a favorite fine dining destination among locals and tourists alike for fine dining on St. Simons Island. Nightly, Executive Chef Tom Delaney lets his imagination and talent run wild, creating anywhere from 15-17 specials with ingredients ranging from ostrich and elk to fresh, locally-caught seafood. The lunch menu features Delaney’s own sautéed crab cakes, fettuccine, and an array of light and innovative salads. All of Tom’s specials and regular menu items are designed to pair with an extensive wine menu, ensuring a singular flavor experience. 3415 Frederica Rd., Ste. C, Saint Simons Island. Call (912) 638-1330 or to www.delaneysbistro.com.