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About Grand Dining Room at the Jekyll Island Club Hotel

Fine Dining, Southern Style, The Grand Dining Room of Jekyll Island Club Hotel offers the food, service and ambience you have come to expect in this graceful and elegant 19th Century setting.

371 Riverview Drive
Jekyll Island, GA 31527
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Continental, Seafood

Hours of Operation:
Breakfast Monday - Saturday: 7:00am - 11:00am, Sunday: 7:00am - 10:00am; *Dinner nightly: 6:00pm - 10:00pm; Sunday Brunch 10:45am - 2:30pm; Victorian Tea Friday and Saturday: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
*Jackets or collared shirts, slacks or appropriate jeans for gentlemen requested for the evening meal

Dress Code:
Jacket Preferred

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(912) 635-5155

Website:
http://www.jekyllclub.com/jekyll-island-restaurants/grand-dining-room/

Entertainment:
Pianist for Dinner and Sunday Brunch.

Catering:
Full catering menu available for off site.

Parking Details:
Valet parking available.

Executive Chef:
Dale Ford

Private Party Facilities:
Small meeting rooms available for private parties.

Private Party Contact:
Lynn Lee: (912) 635-2600 ext. 1021

Additional:
Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Grand Dining Room at the Jekyll Island Club Hotel Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.3

service

4.4

ambience

4.7

value

4.0

Noise

Quiet

91% would recommend it to a friend

Romantic (20)
Special Occasion (19)
Good for a Date (18)
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Good for Anniversaries (16)
Quiet Conversation (15)
Worth the Drive (10)
Great for Brunch (9)
Live Music (9)
Good for Birthdays (8)
Sunday Lunch (6)
Scenic View (6)
Authentic (5)
Cozy (5)
Creative Cuisine (5)
Afternoon Tea (4)
Fit for Foodies (3)
Fun (3)
Good for Groups (3)
Neighborhood Gem (3)
Waterfront (3)
Business Meals (2)
Casual (2)
Local Ingredients (2)
Great for Lunch (2)
Notable Wine List (2)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Seasonal (2)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Hot Spot (1)
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·Dined 3 days ago

Great time celebrating December birthdays with dear friends. Food was wonderful. Staff was great!

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Great for Brunch
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 (Savannah)·Dined 3 days ago

We start every trip South with Sunday brunch here and it never disappoints. Everything is expertly prepared and attractively displayed. Piano music adds to the ambiance.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Afternoon Tea, Sunday Lunch, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Live Music, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Great for Brunch
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 (Jacksonville)·Dined 4 days ago

Superb! Everything was perfect. Service from William was great and food was amazing. Thank you for an exquisite night of dining!

Tags: Good for a Date, Cozy, Special Occasion, Romantic
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 (Raleigh)·Dined 5 days ago

It was a perfect place to have that special night out.

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 (Dallas)·Dined 7 days ago

Steak was not good. They forgot one our our parties meal. We were almost finished when they received theirs. Waiter was good but think kitchen messed up. Need more help at bar. One person that didn’t seem to sure of making drinks. There were a lot of people for one bartender to take care of plus the people dining. No manager ever came by our table. No one spoke to us as we left to ask how our experience was. Something changed. Usually have had great experiences. Thanks Kenny

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Amazing Sunday brunch! Highly recommend.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Loved the ambiance, the piano player and the decorations. Wonderful place for "date night" or just to celebrate a special occasion.

Tags: Waterfront, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Scenic View, Live Music, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 2, 2017

We always have at least one meal in the dining room when we’re on the island, love it.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Scenic View
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 (Western NC)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Elegant and upscale; ambiance and great food. I would definately go back again.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 20, 2017

Elegant, romantic setting with live piano music background. Seemed particularly suited for special occasions. Varied menu with a spectrum of choices that would satisfy most patrons. Enjoyed the escargot appetizer and grouper as a main course. Additional options included duck breast and short ribs amongst others. Excellent service.

Tags: Live Music, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Romantic
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·Dined on November 6, 2017

Food as always was amazing. Had the server/waitress(Jamie) recommend a few items and they were exquisite. My wife had the filet and I had the duck breast and both were perfectly done, seasoned, presented. Jamie made us feel like we were the only people being served by her even though she was helping other tables. We went for our anniversary and it was everything I come to expect from the Grand Dining Room because they always set the bar so high.

Tags: Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Romantic
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 (Savannah)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Outstanding Food and Service. The staff will prepare to your desire and if given notice will accommodate special requests when possible. Lovely venue.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Authentic, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Afternoon Tea, Worth the Drive, Live Music, Sunday Lunch, Business Meals, Romantic, Good for a Date
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·Dined on October 22, 2017

Although we had reservations the line to enter the dining room was 10-15 minutes - not bad. The food was great, the service was good, the noise level was reasonable, the piano music was great, and not too loud. Most people were dressed casually, some were dressed well for the atmosphere, some were dressed simi-formally. Overall it was a very good experience. We will probably return. We were placed on a waiting list for Christmas dinner, so we hope to get a reservation. The facility was recommended to us by others who had eaten there for Thanksgiving and other occasions, and their recommendation was well placed.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Sunday Lunch, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Casual
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·Dined on October 21, 2017

We were disappointed in our dinner dining experience. I had shrimp and grits, the shrimp was tough. My husband had the pork chop dinner, also tough. Our daughter had the chicken,
which was average. For the high prices, we expected superior quality food. The restaurant was charming and the pianist was a nice tough.

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·Dined on October 21, 2017

Great history and ambiance. Nicely served meal that was very tasty with a good presentation.

Tags: Good for a Date, Romantic, Live Music
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·Dined on October 20, 2017

We arte at the Grand Balllroom for the first time this past weekend. We had heard such amazing things that we were expecting it to be the caliber of restaurants in savannah, but It was not. The filet i ordered was very chewy and very small. They didn't give us a steak knife because you shouldn't need one for a filet, but this one did. I had to fight to cut my dinner.
For $40 we would have expected better. We had the oysters Rockefeller for an appetizer and they were amazing.

Tags: Good for Groups, Quiet Conversation
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 (Miami)·Dined on October 16, 2017

The piano player was amazing! The entrees were wonderful - the starters were just ok. The lobby bar outside the restaurant had a great energy as well.

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Sunday buffet offerings were mediocre and over-priced. Lovely historic space with a piano. Service was very good.

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on October 12, 2017

Unfortunately, they were out of the only vegetarian option on the menu & did not share that information until I ordered. I had to eat a salad as that was the only option. The Riesling wine & chocolate & coconut pot de creme were wonderful! When I made our reservation I added a special note that it was our 25th wedding anniversary but that was not mentioned or acknowledged in any way which was disappointing!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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·Dined on October 7, 2017

Servings of food was lousy considering the price I paid for it. I could have gotten full/satisfied on less money and a larger portion of food at another food establishment. Service was great.

Tags: Afternoon Tea
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·Dined on October 6, 2017

Enjoyed our anniversary dinner while visiting Jekyll Island for the first time, although we live close-by (Savannah). Jenny our server was very sweet and efficient. Accommodating to my semi-vegetarian requests! Valet's and front desk very attentive as we strolled around the property. Thumbs up based on my 25+ years in the hospitality industry!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Special Occasion, Local Ingredients, Live Music, Romantic, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on October 3, 2017

Went there for our anniversary. The shrimp cocktail, in my wife's words, was "To die for". I had the Filet Mignon, which was mouthwatering. Great service. Live piano music. In the old club, so authentic.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Cozy, Pre/post Theatre, Authentic, Tasting Menu, Romantic
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on October 1, 2017

Anniversary

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 (Jacksonville)·Dined on September 30, 2017

The atmosphere and the history in the dining room is grand indeed. The rose petals on the table with the piano player created the perfect atmosphere for a special birthday setting. All staff were very friendly and welcoming.
The frisee/arugula salad was spectacular, unfortunately the meal was downhill from there. Steak Diane was seasoned nicely and cooked as requested but the meat had a processed quality and was uniquely without the muscle fiber associated with a Prime NY Strip steak.
Waiter was very pleasant but after the first pour seemed to forget that we had a bottle of wine.
My handsome husband filled in graciously to refill my glass on my special evening.
It is a place that you may want to go once, because the history demands the experience.
As a foodie keep that in mind.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation
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 (Savannah)·Dined on September 30, 2017

The meal is always excellent and the service from being seated, fresh bread, water, etc... is outstanding. This is one of our favorite restaurants.

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 (Charlotte)·Dined on September 6, 2017

Disappointing service and food for price point. Waiters forgot courses and wine. Had to remind what was ordered.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 3, 2017

The food was excellent and the variety was excellent. The shrimp and grits was unforgettable. You could put the sauce on almost anything and it would taste wonderful. The prime rib was seasoned well, the pork loin was delicious. The desserts were delicious.

Tags: Casual, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Sunday Lunch
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 (Nashville)·Dined on September 1, 2017

A favorite. Have been dining here on vacation for 40 years.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (E. Tennessee)·Dined on August 30, 2017

Too many changes for those of us who have been coming to JIC for 30 plus years.
Rest In Peace Chef Joseph.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 28, 2017

Very romantic, food and service excellent. William did a great job.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Scenic View, Special Occasion, Waterfront, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Romantic
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·Dined on August 27, 2017

The Grand Dining room at Jekyll Island's club hotel is just one of the reasons you will keep going back again and again! The ambiance is amazing, as well as the views of the court yard. The staff is always so joyous and happy to help. You will not regret dining in the Grand Dining Room.

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 (New Mexico)·Dined on August 26, 2017

Such a specially elegant atmosphere with exceptionally outstanding food. There's no place like it.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Scenic View, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on August 20, 2017

A great place if you want to dress to the nines! Fine dining at its best .

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine
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 (Charleston)·Dined on August 20, 2017

We all enjoyed brunch very much. Lovely experience, great food, super service!

Tags: Great for Brunch
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 (Columbus)·Dined on August 16, 2017

This historic dining room in an historic hotel is well worth visiting. Though the menu is a bit pricey, the ambience is priceless. The service was wonderful, and the piano player was great--not too loud, either. The food was excellent. Overall, a memorable and unique dining experience!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Live Music, Romantic, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on August 15, 2017

The food was okay. It wasn't terrible, it wasn't great - just okay. The highlight of the meal was the escargot that were prepared perfectly, but other than that, very "meh"

The wine list had a wonderful selection and great prices!

The ambiance is amazing! Don't go for the food - go to get dressed up a bit, and live an evening in the historic dining room as JP Morgan and friends did while inventing the Federal Reserve!

On another note, we ate at the bar for lunch the next day. cocktails and sandwiches were wonderful!!

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 (Omaha)·Dined on August 15, 2017

it was clear there have been some internal changes with in this hotel.
the service is not as refined as they should be, all things considered. I expect to be addressed accordingly and to have wait staff speak clearly and not use slang in the presentation of the menu or otherwise. our main meal was prepared beautifully and I did recommend the grand ballroom to others.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Seasonal
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·Dined on August 13, 2017

The quality of food was excellent. Short ribs were delicious. Shrimp cocktail and scallops were excellent. Our server began the evening being attentive. As the dining room began to have more people our server disappeared.

Tags: Quiet Conversation
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 (Western NC)·Dined on August 11, 2017

Excellent food and atmosphere. Great for date night.

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (New England)·Dined on August 7, 2017

Visited for the breakfast brunch while on vacation. We were not staying at the hotel so the dining room was a little difficult to find. The room was beautiful and the service was very good. The hotel itsef and the grounds were very impressive.
The food was OK from the buffet, nothing to write home about. The eggs were a bit over cooked and the French toast was dry, but the biscuits were fluffy and the berries in yogurt were probably the best part of the meal.
Considering the food and service we experienced elsewhere on the island though you could do worse than the Grand Dining Room.

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