Southern Soul Barbeque
2020 Demere Rd.
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
The salt marshes, beaches and stunning scenery that make up St. Simons Island call to travelers from across the map. This relaxation destination of rejuvenation keeps visitors close to the mainland U.S. while providing a sense of escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. From moments spent discovering lighthouse to afternoons spent in search of captivating tree carvings, St. Simons Island is a place unique unto itself that is well worth a visit. While you’re here, you won’t want to miss a chance to try the best of this St Simons Island BBQ restaurant after days spent exploring the island. When it comes to savory Southern dishes, no place does it quite like Southern Soul Barbeque.
St. Simons Island is a place that has perfected the art of slowing life down so it can be enjoyed and the same can be said for the philosophy surrounding the award-winning Southern Soul Barbeque restaurant. Named the South’s Best two years in a row by Southern Living Magazine, Southern Soul Barbeque sits at 2020 Demere Road and serves up some of the most savory BBQ dishes in town. Once a gas station, the building Southern Soul Barbeque calls home has been entirely renovated to reflect an atmosphere of friendly sophistication where friends and family can gather together and enjoy slow-cooked BBQ that’s topped with a specialty house sauce. This restaurant has long been popular with visitors and locals alike and opens its door for dining Monday through Saturday from 11:00 am until 9:00 pm and is open Sundays from 11:00 am until 4:00 pm.
What to Try at this St Simons Island BBQ Restaurant
There’s no rush when it comes to creating amazing dishes or enjoying them at Southern South Barbeque. Guests are invited to come grab a seat and leisurely browse the menu which hosts an impressive list of dishes. BBQ sandwiches, plates, or family-style combinations make it easy to find something to please every palate. No matter what you choose, be sure to pair it up with a side dish. Options for those delicious extras include everything from brisket chili to soul slaw. Soda, craft beer and wine are readily available for guests looking to wash it all down with something fresh and tasty. If you aren’t sure where to begin, the staff on-hand are well-versed in daily specials and are happy to offer up delightful recommendations upon request.
Savor Nearby Sights and Attractions
When you’ve had your fill of fantastic southern barbeque, there’s no reason to let the fun end there. Southern Soul Barbeque sits within proximity to some fun and exciting island stops that are well-worth enjoying and exploring when you’re in town. When you’re looking to create a stay that combines the best of flavorful excursions and exciting adventures, you won’t want to miss the chance to try these activities when your travels have you exploring St. Simons Island.
When you’re in the mood to follow up your delicious meal at Southern Soul Barbeque with a bit of time dedicated to browsing books or reading something fascinating, head down the street to Righton Books located at 222 Redfern Village. This local and charming stop is sure to inspire those that have a heart for all things literature and learning. Open Monday through Saturday, Righton Books is the best place to be when you’re craving time immersed in a setting where books related to everything from architecture and design to travel, photography, and children’s best sellers can be found. This family-friendly stop is a good place to settle in and enjoy some time strolling the aisles and getting inspired by the sheer variety of stories available.
Travelers to St. Simons Island with a heart for history won’t want to miss the chance to visit the historical site on the island known as Bloody Marsh. Situated just east of Southern Soul Barbeque, this landmark attraction can be viewed from a small, easy to access area that provides a vantage point over a place where history unfolded. The marsh is the site of an important battle that took place between British and Spanish forces on St. Simons Island in 1742. The British victory in this battle helped pave the way to the St. Simons Island that is known and loved today.
Avenue of the Oaks
Heading southwest down Frederica Road from Southern Soul Barbeque, visitors looking to enjoy a beautiful and inspiring scene will find exactly that at Avenue of the Oaks. This tree-lined entrance to the Sea Island Golf Club hosts a collection of towering oaks that are over 160 years old and provide an impressive sight to behold. Wander down this scenic lane and don’t forget your camera for the journey. The interlocking branches make for photo-worth moments that you won’t want to miss.This iconic street can be accessed at 100 Retreat Drive.
Book an Island Stay
Enjoy the scenery, fun, and flavor of St. Simons Island by booking accommodations that keep you close to the fun. The team at Lilmar Vacations is here to make sure you’re settled into a beautiful vacation home that’s as comfortable and inviting as it is luxurious. Contact us today for more information and to begin planning your next adventure!