Palmer’s Village Cafe
223 Mallery St.
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
St. Simons Island has a way of captivating first-time visitors and turning them into life longer return travelers with a heart for this delightful destination. From charming lighthouse to museums that reveal nautical roots, this wonderfully welcoming island invites guests to come and experience the best of beaches, nature and beyond. When your travel plans have you heading this direction and you’re looking for one of the best places to eat on St Simons Island that features amazing seafood to top off your trip, make sure to add a stop at Palmer’s Village Café to your itinerary for a truly unforgettable meal.
One of Our Favorite Places to Eat on St Simons Island
Located at 223 Mallery Street behind large rustic doors, Palmer’s Village Café has long been a favorite food stop amongst locals and visitors and is run by legendary Chef John Belechak. While the cuisine served up at Palmer’s Village Café is undeniably of upscale quality, the beauty in a meal stop here is that the ambiance is strictly warm, welcoming and friendly. In fact, many patrons love to return to Palmer’s Village Café for the laid-back style and kind service that has led to this establishment’s amazing reputation. Breakfast and lunch options are served up every day at Palmer’s Village Café between 7:30 am and 2:00 pm. Dinner reservations for one of the best places to eat of St Simons Island can be made for Thursdays through Saturday evenings upon request.
Menu Highlights You’ll Adore
Southern coastal cuisine is featured at Palmer’s Village Café with breakfast options being given a wonderful seafood twist much to the delight of guests. Begin your day with a tri-fold omelet that includes a variety of greens, mushrooms, and cheese or select French toast or pancakes when you’re looking for a start that leans towards the sweet side of life. Banana pudding pancakes bring the down-home style while a selection of biscuits and gravy brings the bold and filling flavor. Lunch options range from lump crab cakes and taco soup to shrimp and grits or Gone South burgers. Key lime pie is the perfect way to finish off any meal at Palmer’s Village Café while a plate can and should always be paired with the perfect beer or wine from an extensive menu.
Enjoying Your Surroundings to the Fullest
Palmer’s Village Café is a palate-pleasing destination that’s sure to delight. Making the most of a meal here also means being close to other nearby destinations that are just as fun to experience! When you’re ready to expand on your itinerary and can’t wait to explore the surrounding area, here are a few stops that you’ll certainly want to add to your must-do list!
Moo Cow Ice Cream
While the main meal selections at Palmer’s Village Café are sure to please, those with a sweet tooth to satisfy that can’t imagine any meal without a tasty follow-up will find plenty of dessert options waiting to browse at nearby Moo Cow Ice Cream. Located t 541 Ocean Boulevard provides visitors with homemade and house-churned artisan ice creams served up in a cup or waffle cone depending on what you prefer. Fresh, tasty, and flavorful, these ice creams are available in an ever-changing lineup of flavors that make every stop at Moo Cow a new treat for your taste buds!
Soley Southern Specialties
Located at 215 Mallery Street, Soley Southern Specialties is a local fan favorite when you’re on the hunt for just the right locally crafted souvenir to return home with. With a focus on southern gifts and goodies, Soley Southern Specialties offers up everything from one of a kind gift baskets to oils, foods, handcrafted goods, and home décor. The staff on-site are known for being particularly friendly and are always ready to offer advice when it comes to putting together a personalized basket of fun gifts for a loved one back home. From seafood rubs and seasonings to candle holders made from coastal shells, Soley Southern Specialties is a place where it’s fun to browse, but you’re likely to find something that inspires a purchase or two!
St. Simons Pier
If you’re in the mood for a scenic after-dinner stroll, look no further than St. Simons Island Pier. Stretching out into the waves, this is a great place for early-morning anglers to cast a line surrounded by tranquility as the sun comes up. In the afternoon hours, this destination tends to be busier, but still comes with plenty of options for enjoying the view, observing sea birds and people watching too! Follow up your walk with time on the sand if you’re feeling it’s the right time to work on that tan. Bring your beach chair or use one of the many benches that dot this area to settle back and simply take in the view.
Book a Stay Today
Whether you’re visiting St. Simons Island to make the most of the many flavors or can’t wait to get out and explore nature and the many landmarks, the team at Lilmar Vacations is always on hand to help with the accommodation details. Let us get you settled in a beautiful St. Simons Island property so you can enjoy every moment of your stay. Contact us today for more details