Travelers looking for a getaway destination that provides ample time for lounging on the beach, soaking up the sun, exploring lighthouses and enjoying everything from hiking trails to maritime museums will be delighted with a trip to St. Simons Island. This delightful island off the southern coast of Georgia is a convenient locale that comes with the added benefit of feeling like you’ve immersed yourself in a tropical paradise that’s worlds away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. It’s seaside surroundings also make St. Simons Island an amazing place to treat yourself to a savory seafood dish or two. Enjoy a meal that’s as fun and festive as it is flavorful by making sure to add a stop at Iguanas Seafood Restaurant to the itinerary when you’re in town.
Seafood at its Finest
Located at 303 Mallery Street, Iguanas Seafood Restaurant is easy to identify by its vibrant marine-themed façade. This family-friendly establishment greets guests with its palm tree painted awning and lush hanging plants that make it feel as if you’re stepping into a coastal oasis of delicious possibilities. Once inside, guests will enjoy brightly colored walls and plenty of table seating to choose from as well as an outdoor patio for an open-air dining experience. A full-service bar, a notoriously friendly staff, and the best seafood at St Simons Island make this savory stop well worth a visit. Guests of all ages will be enchanted by the eclectic collection of buoys, marine memorabilia, shark jaws and teeth that hang across the ceiling as well!
The Best Seafood at St Simons Island Highlights
While all of the seafood on the menu at Iguanas Seafood Restaurant comes with a fantastic reputation attached, it’s undeniably the fried shrimp that stands out from the crowd. In fact, locally caught Georgia shrimp graces nearly every section of the menu and can be ordered as a started customized to taste with options that include fried, bacon-wrapped or cocktail-style portions upon request. Moving into the main dish selections, guests are faced with an impressive listing of options that range from fried oysters and scallops to top sirloin and crab cakes. Sandwiches, burgers and a soup of the day are always readily available while a side of grits, French fries or green beans comes highly recommended with any dish selection. Soft serve ice cream in chocolate and vanilla flavorings ensures every visitor to Iguanas Seafood Restaurant leaves on a sweet note. This fun and welcoming restaurant is open every day of the week from 11:00 am until 10:00 pm.
Book an Island Escape
There’s never been a better time to head to St. Simons Island. Contact the professionals at Lilmar Vacations when you’re looking for beautiful, comfortable and convenient accommodations that exceed your every vacation expectation!