Posted on 8/16/2021 by Beth

Casual Dining on St. Simons Island

Take some time to explore the vibrant restaurant community out here on St. Simons Island during your next stay. This popular vacation destination features a variety of casual dining spots that are a great option for a relaxed meal that does not sacrifice flavor or service. Take a look at our favorite casual places to eat at St. Simons Island below.


Since St. Simons Island is a part of Georgia, you can expect to find some tasty Southern home cooking, especially when you stop by Porch. This casual local joint features a variety of delicious Southern cooking including spicy fried chicken, fried shrimp and grits, and fried catfish. The restaurant features a homey interior and spacious patio seating. The service is always quick, and the portions are more than enough to fill you up. Make sure to show up early on the weekends as Porch is one of the most popular restaurants here on St. Simons Island.

Tramici Restaurant

Another great comfort food option that you can easily find here on St. Simons Island is Italian cuisine. Tramici Restaurant is our favorite casual Italian restaurant that features a comfy ambience and plenty for you to choose from on the menu. The brick oven pizza comes with a variety of toppings and baked fresh to order. Order classic Italian favorites such as fettucine, chicken parmesan, and much more. The kids' menu provides plenty of options for the little ones too. The full-service bar can prepare a glass of wine with your meal or a handmade cocktail. Enjoy!

Gnat's Landing

Being on an island you would expect St. Simons Island to also have access to great seafood. Make sure to stop by Gnat's Landing for a casual restaurant that offers seafood platters, sandwiches, and much more. The restaurant features a charming island theme in the interior and has live music on the weekends. Gnat's Landing also has a full-service bar so explore their house specialty cocktails to make your dining experience one to remember.

Prepare for St. Simons Island

As you can see, there are plenty of incredible dining options available for you right here on St. Simons Island. Prepare for your stay by booking one of our vacation rentals here in the area. You will have access to luxury amenities while being close to these casual restaurants. Book today and expect the best stay on St. Simons Island!
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