People generally don’t associate beaches with Georgia despite it having 100 miles of Atlantic coastline and 14 barrier islands; some of which are state parks or dedicated to protecting wildlife like sea turtles and wild horses. For many Georgia residents, an annual trek to the beach wouldn’t be complete without a visit to St. Simons Island. The large barrier island just off the coast is home to an iconic lighthouse, salt marshes teeming with birds and sea creatures, treelined streets dripping with Spanish moss, historic sites, and some really good beach food.
Here are 24 restaurants to check out while hitting the beaches on St. Simons Island this summer, along with a few in nearby Brunswick.
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Disclaimer: The latest CDC guidance for vaccinated diners during the COVID-19 outbreak is here; dining out still carries risks for unvaccinated diners and workers. Please be aware of changing local rules, and check individual restaurant websites for any additional restrictions such as mask requirements. Find a local vaccination site here.Read More