Beach House Restaurant + Tap Room

3.6
164 Reviews
$30 and under
American

The Beach House is a charming, fun and relaxing restaurant concept, for locals and vacationers alike, that sits just yards away for the beach with breathtaking views of the Atlantic. Whether you prefer to dine inside or at the bar, under the spacious wrap around porch or out on our patio, we have the spot for you. Our culinary team takes tremendous pride in creating something for everyone in a family friendly atmosphere. With hand crafted soups, salads and appetizers, to Artisan pizzas and flatbreads, to the stars of the show with fresh local seafood. In addition to our hunger inspired menu we feature a full wrap around bar with one of the largest draft beer selections in Southeast Georgia. From Porters to Ciders, we are able to showcase a variety of regional craft beers on one of our 24 tap handles. So if you are looking for a unique well rounded menu or just a place to hang out and enjoy a game on one of our 7 flat screens we welcome you home to the Beach House.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 164 people are saying
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3.6based on all time ratings
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3.7
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3.7
ambience
3.5
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72% of people would recommend it to a friend
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amandap514
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience2

We made a reservation here while in Jekyll because the online menu had lots of food options to choose from and the place actually looked very good. We get to the restaurant, and receiving the menu in person, we see that that they have cut down a bunch of their food options which was very disappointing. I got the Fish and Chips which were good and my girlfriend got the Beach House Burger which was very dry and had no flavor. The service was very slow. The waiter was extremely friendly and he mentioned the menu was cut down a lot and the service is slow due to being very short staffed.

If you decide to eat here and are not a guest of the Holiday Inn, make sure to make a reservation because the hostess said they are only honoring reservations if you are not a guest.

I wish they would update their online menu to the actual menu they have in the restaurant. It really is a big difference.

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JANET
Savannah
1 review
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience2

While the food was good, the service was poor. When one cannot get good service, one has difficulty getting and/or eating the food.

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JohnB
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on March 29, 2021
Overall1food2service1ambience1

Restaurant affiliated with Holiday Inn hotel next door. Location is excellent and we were hoping to eat the majority of our meals there...close to hotel and beach. Unfortunately the restaurant was understaffed and those that were there were under trained and overwhelmed. Consider alternatives before waiting hours for very pedestrian food.

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OpenTable Diner
Jacksonville
5 reviews
Dined on March 24, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience2

Just not good, would not recommend or go to again.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Jacksonville
3 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2021
Overall2food1service2ambience4

If over priced bland food is to our thing, this is the right place for you.

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KimberlyH
Charleston
1 review
Dined on March 5, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience4

The food was OK. We were a bit surprised that the Parmesan Crusted Grouper was deep fried. That dish is usually served baked and pan seared. Good for family dining.

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OpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
7 reviews
Dined on March 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

You will find some reviews that are mixed, but our food was great, our waiter, Roddy, was exceptional and we had a great meal and overall experience.

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TaraB
Savannah
3 reviews
Dined on February 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Out food was really good. I ordered the seafood capellini and it was so flavorful and had a lot of seafood on it. My husband got the fried shrimp platter and it was overflowing with food. We arrived before our reservations and sat at the bar and enjoyed drinks while waiting.

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AlanZ
Savannah
3 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We so enjoyed celebrating our Valentine Day @ The Beach House! We will be returning!

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DANIELLEW
1 review
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beach House was amazing! We enjoyed the 3 course Valentine's special! The food and atmosphere were phenomenal! The restaurant observed social distancing guidelines which made our experience that much more enjoyable.

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vipMichaelP
Jacksonville
24 reviews
Dined on January 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great customer service, wonderful food and good views. Brandon was very helpful in our menu selection. Oysters Rockefeller were delicious, shrimp and grits were delicious also.

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Tina
1 review
Dined on January 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great dinner! The hamburger was delicious and the ahi tuna amazing!! Just steps away from our hotel room and the breakfast was just as good!!

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tomm
Charleston
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall3food4service2ambience4

Took over an hour to get our food after we had ordered

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vipTessU
Cincinnati
19 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience3

Probably one of the worst dining experiences that we have had. The service was extremely slow, our appetizer took 30 minutes to get. We placed our order shortly after placing our order for our appetizer and after an hour and a half we finally decided to leave after asking twice for them to box our food up to go. We paid the bill and tipped the server but received none of our food outside of the appetizer. Extremely disappointing! To add insult to injury they did not comp any of our meal back after we paid the bill.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We really enjoyed the pretzel.

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andrewl
1 review
Dined on December 12, 2020
Overall2food3service2ambience2

For a Saturday night that was quite slow, the service was even slower. It took 45 minutes to get appetizers after ordering. In fairness, they did comp them, but there was no reason we could discern tat the service should be so slow. They were also out of shell crackers for the crab legs and out of one of the appetizers as well, despite few diners. On the positive side, the food was fine and the beer selection was quite strong.

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vipLisaS
Washington DC
89 reviews
Dined on December 12, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Dining during times of Covid requires patience. It’s
not easy for the restaurants/staff, etc. so
we go with that mindset. We had made reservations and when we arrived were able to dine out on the covered porch. It was busy but they appeared to have the diners reasonably spaced indoors. Took longer than it should have to get our drinks (which were very good)and then quite along time for our appetizer-apparently it had gone to another table. The server apologized and the manager said she would removed it from our bill. Our entrees (shrimp and grits and grouper) were very good and we would have gotten dessert but we were too full and tired. We will definitely return next time we’re in the area.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The was delicious, the server was amazing and quick. My only complaint ( and not a huge one,) the high tops are really hard for short people to sit at. The chairs are not short people friendly at all. Tip... I took a chair from the bar 😉

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vipAllisonM
Atlanta
6 reviews
Dined on July 5, 2020
Overall2food1service2ambience1

Over priced food for the quality. It's loud and just meh.

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SheilaS
1 review
Dined on July 5, 2020
Overall1food2service4ambience5

We were a party of six..... an automatic 20 percent was added to the bill....no choice!! Very expensive ....no choice of vegetable and all sides were an extra $5 .... chowder was salty which they apologised for but no adjustment to the bill. Mashed potatoes were cold again just an apology. Definitely a la carte prices without the finesse!! The server and hostess were accommodating and our family made the evening pleasurable as we were together and on vacation. I sincerely hope the employees received the gratuity and not the establishment!

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Mary
Savannah
1 review
Dined on June 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food! We have eaten there multiple times. Would highly recommend.

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Clandahlina
Savannah
1 review
Dined on June 26, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience2

It took over 30 minutes to get our drinks from the bar, and when they arrived they were water down from melted ice. We couldn’t get out plates to go with our appetizer because our server just straight up disappeared. The only bright spot was a manager who comped what we had ordered so that we could leave to go elsewhere.

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Nateturbo
Chicago
23 reviews
Dined on June 25, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience3

Anniversary trip- waiter was attentive and friendly. Outdoor dining OK but of the 5 overhead fans, only 1 was working- could have helped keep the flies away and offer some breeze on a very still and humid evening. Table was very sticky and it was apparent it had not been wiped down. Food was very tasty with good quantity and quality. I had reasonable expectations of this place during these times (Covid- 19) and they were met

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HallieC
1 review
Dined on June 24, 2020
Overall2food2service2ambience3

A lot of the food on the menu wasn’t available to order. The food was very bland. Long wait times for food and the service wasn’t what I would expect for a restaurant in that price range.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 23, 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience5

Everything was ok ! They were out of a lot of Fish and crab that evening ! The waiter was not personable or attentive was really awkward when he came around to get our order!

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vipLoriL
Atlanta
11 reviews
Dined on June 22, 2020
Overall2food2service2ambience2

Service was slow despite restaurant not being very crowded.

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BrendaT
1 review
Dined on June 20, 2020
Overall2food2service2ambience5

The shrimp was good, the oysters were questionable, tasted very fishy. Could not eat. The server brought “take out” plastic eating utensils. Asked for real silverware like other were using. The breakfast was very good.

Beach House Restaurant + Tap Room
Responded on June 24, 2020

Dear BrendaT, Thank you for taking time to share feedback on our dining experience at Beach House. First of all, thank you for choosing to dine with us- it was our pleasure serving you! We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed a delicious breakfast. Thank you as well for your constructive feedback on how we can continue to improve the guest experience. We apologize that you didn't enjoy a 5 star dining experience and would love to welcome you back!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined on June 14, 2020
Overall1food2service1ambience2

As we reserved the table through the Open table app we didn’t consider table preferences. When we checked in at the almost empty restaurant we requested an outside table. Sasha, the hostess, told us since we had not requested an outside table in our reservation that one was not available. The entire time we were at the restaurant 4 of the 7 to 8 tables outside remained empty. And although this is during the coronavirus each empty table outside was appropriately distanced. Also, the restaurant was out of hamburgers, low country boil, steak, soup of the day. Our reservation was at 7pm. Poorly run restaurant, poorly trained staff. Disappointing experience.

Beach House Restaurant + Tap Room
Responded on June 24, 2020

Thank you for sharing your candid feedback regarding your visit to Beach House. In this "new normal" of travel and dining we have certainly had to make adjustments and have learned a lot along the way because of guest feedback such as yours. So thank you! We recently revised a number of our policies, including reservations, to improve the guest experience. Thank you for your patience and we certainly hope to have an opportunity to serve you in the future! Sincerely, Shelly Brown

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on June 14, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Great views, but limited menu (likely due to COVID-19). I really wanted the shrimp & grits.

Beach House Restaurant + Tap Room
Responded on June 24, 2020

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your visit. It was our pleasure serving you! I do apologize that you weren't able to enjoy the Shrimp & Grits. You are correct, regarding the menu, but we certainly forward to welcoming you back so that you can enjoy Shrimp & Grits on your next visit. They are delicious! Sincerely, Shelly Brown Guest Relations

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OpenTable Diner
Savannah
1 review
Dined on June 13, 2020
Overall2food2service1ambience2

The server was not kind. Rushing us out.

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vipDannyE
Louisville
6 reviews
Dined on June 12, 2020
Overall1food1service3ambience3

This was a less than exciting experience. The food was below average. The restaurant was very nice looking in the pictures but in person a bit rundown. The service was however good... unfortunately the food just didn’t measure up. $70 dinner for 2 that could have been had at captain D’s for $15. Also avoid the lava cake. First time we have ever had one that had no chocolate in it.? Disappointing all around.

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KayB
Savannah
3 reviews
Dined on June 7, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience4

We had a reservation on a Sunday evening and yet it still took a long time to get our food. Key lime pie is highly recommended.

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ilovecars
Atlanta
11 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2020
Overall3food3service5ambience3

We had a reservation and were seated promptly. Courtney our waitress was great.
The Surfer's Delight drink was great; the frozen lime margarita was not.
The shrimp Alfredo was ok and the crab cakes were excellent.
What was unacceptable was that the supervisor brought out our food and while all the other waiters were wearing a mask she was not. I asked her about it and she said it was hot in the kitchen and she could not wear it. What she does in the kitchen is her decision, but she needs to protect her customers and she should be wearing one to protect ME per the CDC guidelines.

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on May 30, 2020
Overall2food2service3ambience3

The food was ok, value wise, it was not on par with the price.

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vipKimmyN
Atlanta
14 reviews
Dined on May 28, 2020
Overall2food1service3ambience3

Great location. Terrible food. We waited 25 minutes for our server to acknowledge us even though the restaurant was barely full. To be fair, they looked short handed and when our server did show, she was nice and attentive. The food was awful. Nothing we ordered was good. A shame too, given their great location. Wouldn’t go back if the food was free.

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BrianW
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on May 24, 2020
Overall2food1service5ambience4

The waitress was great! There were many problems the waitress had to come back to the table 4 times to start after every beer I ordered off of their menus was out. Then we ordered starters they were out of the first three starters that we wanted and then after we ordered dinner she came back 5 minutes later to say they were out of crab legs so I couldn’t get the low country boil. It was only 5 pm. I felt bad for the waitress because the management let her down

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DustinW
1 review
Dined on May 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing
Everything was great. Manger runs a great restaurant with timely service. Recommend reservations.

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scottb
1 review
Dined on May 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food & drinks very good for the price. Shrimp pizza was really good and crab cakes were fantastic. Staff was very friendly and accommodating.

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Patty
1 review
Dined on May 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time here and we had a great time. Staff were super! We will return. Thanks

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ChrisC
1 review
Dined on May 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Serving staff was awesome. Food was delish. We are on the patio and we’re able to keep social distance from other guests.

FAQs

Beach House Restaurant + Tap Room offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (912) 319-0033.

Beach House Restaurant + Tap Room is rated 3.6 stars by 164 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.