102 Marina Drive
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
There are plenty of reasons to set your vacation sights on St. Simons Island. This coastal island off of Georgia keeps you close to the mainland while providing options for a getaway that feels like an exotic island retreat. Relax and unwind on stretches of beautiful shoreline before making your way to explore lighthouses, salt marshes and more. With a collection of unique museums, hiking trails and boutique shops, St. Simons Island is a charming destination that calls visitors back time and again. While there’s so much to discover, it’s undeniably the sea that has guests and locals enamored with this sunny destination. When you’re looking to cure a craving while visiting St. Simons Island, do so by focusing on flavor and a waterfront view when you make a reservation at Coastal Kitchen.
Entertainment, Flavor and a View
Located at 102 Marine Drive, guests who choose to dine at Coastal Kitchen on St Simons will find they are treated to not only an impressive seafood menu but a dining room that comes with a waterfront view from nearly every angle. This combination seafood establishment and raw bar is known for its friendly service, casual atmosphere and fun vibes that make it a great place to come for a meal for two but just as well suited for a family night out. For an open-air dining experience, make your way out to the patio and watch the boats make their way in and out of the marina as you indulge in a savory selection. Coastal Kitchen is known as one of the best waterfront restaurants on St Simons Island for its robust menu but is just as well-loved for the meticulously curated wine list and hand-crafted cocktails.
What to Enjoy While at Coastal Kitchen on St Simons
From fried calamari to lobster nachos, it’s hard to go wrong when you select something delicious from the appetizer listing at Coastal Kitchen. Once your taste buds have been inspired, feel free to browse the entrees that range from grilled salmon and shrimp and grits to Georgia shrimp and beer-battered fish. Salads and soups are available for those looking to dine lean while a la carte options make it easy to customize a meal while you’re here. Beyond the many dining options, Coastal Kitchen is known for hosting live music nights, making dinner out an experience that comes with a show too! You wont want to miss one of the most entertaining waterfront restaurants on St Simons Island!
Activities Near Coastal Kitchen
With its location situated right along the Mackay River, you’ll find several options for water activities near the Coastal Kitchen. In fact, hopping on the Torras Causeway and heading just across the river will put you in perfect proximity for taking advantage of some of the area’s best fishing charters. Entities such as Georgia Charter Fishing, Southeastern Angling, and Saint Simons Fishing Charters all enjoy prime riverfront locations near Coastal Kitchen and offer an exciting day out on the water.
Whether you’re in search of the best near shore fishing site for a day of low-key fishing with the family, or you want to head out on the water for an exciting day of deep sea fishing, you’ll find plenty of options for securing that fresh catch with the boat charters in St. Simons. Inshore fishing in the rivers and bays that permeate the St. Simons landscape offers a casual day on calm waters with opportunities to catch species such as sea trout, flounder, redfish, tripletail, black drum, and sheepshead, all fish that commonly range from 12 to 30 inches in length and are great for eating!
For those up for a lengthier fishing adventure, heading out on the open water can range from just a couple of miles offshore to nearly 50 miles offshore, depending on the species you’re hoping to catch. On the way out, it’s not uncommon to catch sight of dolphins, sea turtles, rays and possibly even whales during winter and early spring months. No matter the season, deep sea fishing opportunities are available! You’ll find that most charter companies offer a variety of expeditions that cater to your target species and vision for the day. St. Simons’ nearshore reefs are abundant with black sea bass, summer trout, bull redfish, spadefish, cobia, barracuda, and king and Spanish mackerel. As you move into deeper waters, porgies, vermillion snapper, red grouper, a host of other bottom species and pelagic species also become a possibility! Highly qualified guides will set your mind at ease and help you have a perfect day out on the water.
For avid anglers, St. Simons is an outdoor playground! Be sure to consider the possibility of a fishing excursion during your stay, and afterward, refuel with a meal at the nearby Coastal Kitchen!
A St. Simons Island Stay to Remember
Still in need of St. Simons accommodations? Be sure to browse our varied listings of vacation homes, which range from lavish beach homes to quaint, charming cottages. Browse our listings here! Don’t hesitate when you’re excited to get out and explore St. Simons Island. The team at Lilmar Vacations is here to make sure you’re booked into a St. Simons Island beach house rentals that keep you close to the fun and keeps the amazing view a priority too. Contact us today for more information and to begin planning!