Seafood on St. Simons

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Where to Find Mouthwatering Seafood on St. Simons

Craving fresh seafood during your Golden Isles getaway? Real Escapes Properties is here to give you the scoop on the best seafood on St. Simons Island. Our restaurants are known for mouthwatering meals featuring freshly caught Georgia shrimp, scallops, oysters, and local fish. Whether you are looking for a casual lunch spot, or a romantic dinner overlooking the water, our local seafood restaurants have you covered!

Crabdaddy’s Seafood Bar Grill

Crabdaddy’s has been serving locally sourced seafood and family recipes for over 30 years! Fresh catches on the menu include Mahi Mahi, red snapper, grouper, salmon, and tuna. Stop by on the weekends to catch some live music during dinner!

Georgia Sea Grill

Georgia Sea Grill offers the ultimate farm-to-table dining experience on the island. They guarantee the freshest fruits, vegetables, and herbs grown on-site at their Potlikker farm. In addition to the garden, they also have ponds on-site to raise organically fed-catfish. Head to the grill and sample their catfish, shrimp, scallops, and entrees from the farm.

The Half Shell SSI

The Half Shell SSI is a family-friendly restaurant with a menu featuring contemporary coastal cuisine. They offer a variety of locally caught seafood, but they are best known for their oysters. Choose from their menu of cajun oysters, lemon & garlic oysters, and oysters Frederica baked with spinach, bacon, mushrooms, and cheese.

The Crab Trap

An island tradition for over 45 years, The Crab Trap is a must-visit for seafood on St. Simons Island. Your local seafood platters are all served with fries, hush puppies, and coleslaw. Enjoy the casual nautical atmosphere as you sample their world-famous crab soup.

Coastal Kitchen

If you want a place to enjoy seafood on St. Simons Island with a view, stop at Coastal Kitchen off the FJ Torras Causeway. They offer an expansive menu for brunch, lunch, and dinner featuring locally caught seafood like oysters, shrimp, scallops, trout, redfish, and more.


Iguanas is best known for their wild Georgia shrimp, which has been voted one of the island's best-fried shrimp. After dinner, stop at the counter for some complimentary soft-serve ice cream!

Enjoy Seafood on St. Simons Island with Real Escapes

Want to enjoy even more seafood on St. Simons Island? Plan your getaway around the Jekyll Island Shrimp & Grits Festival for the ultimate seafood celebration on the Georgia Coast. No matter when you plan your visit, Real Escapes Properties has the perfect property for your group. Browse our collection of over 150 St. Simons vacation rentals and plan your getaway on the Georgia Coast today!