Sunbury Crab Company in Sunbury, Georgia

Sunbury Crab Company in Sunbury, Georgia

Dine Along Georgia's Coastline

Enjoy the catch of the day and regional favorites at these popular restaurants on the Georgia coast.

Georgia has a beautiful landscape of mountains, farmland and coastline, each offering their own culinary history. U.S. Highway 17 extends about 100 miles along Georgia’s coast from Port Wentworth in the north to Cumberland Island in the south. This stretch of highway offers a unique ecosystem of waterways, swamps, marshes, islands, beaches and inlets. It also offers access to miles of fishing, shrimping, crabbing as well as clam and oyster harvesting, resulting in an abundance of seafood-inspired culinary creations.

Start sampling the delicacies of the Georgia coast at these five restaurants, where local favorites and freshly caught seafood are served with heaping doses of Southern hospitality.

Bowl of shrimp and grits at Skipper's Fish Camp in Darien, Georgia

Skipper's Fish Camp in Darien, Georgia

Skipper’s Fish Camp in Darien

Located right on the banks of the Darien River, this casual restaurant offers spectacular sunsets and platters of sweet Georgia shrimp. With their local shrimp fleet docking right at their backdoor, you’ll be able to enjoy mountains of locally caught Georgia shrimp cooked to order, like those found in their popular Captain’s Platter.

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Woman holding plates of food at The Grey in Savannah, Georgia

The Grey in Savannah, Georgia

The Grey in Savannah

Located in the heart of Savannah’s historic district, The Grey occupies a 1938 art deco Greyhound bus terminal. Led by James Beard Award-winning executive chef Mashama Bailey, the restaurant offers a global spin to Southern favorites. Give the fried mullet, Fisherman’s Stew and fresh Harris Neck oysters on the half shell a try. You won’t be disappointed.

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Shrimp at Coastal Kitchen on St. Simons Island, Georgia

Coastal Kitchen Seafood and Raw Bar on St. Simons Island, Georgia

Coastal Kitchen Seafood and Raw Bar on St. Simons Island

Traditional Georgia coastal cuisine, also known as low country cuisine, is what Coastal Kitchen Seafood and Raw Bar is famous for. Dishes like redfish, shrimp and grits, and gumbo - all made with local Georgia fish and seafood - are the reasons people keep coming back.

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Shrimp and grits at Georgia Sea Grill on St. Simons Island, Georgia

Georgia Sea Grill on St. Simons Island, Georgia

Georgia Sea Grill on St. Simons Island

With a lovely location right in the heart of St. Simons Village & Pier area, this seafood restaurant offers dishes created with locally caught seafood right off the coastline. Enjoy a feast consisting of innovative treats like crab-stuffed hush puppies, shrimp Berardi, and corn-battered fried Georgia shrimp.

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Crab at Sunbury Crab Company in Midway, Georgia

Sunbury Crab Company in Midway, Georgia

Sunbury Crab Company in Sunbury

This family-friendly restaurant’s beautiful coastal view is rivaled only by its seafood-themed menu. Sunbury Crab Company offerings include spicy garlic or buffalo shrimp baskets, featuring wild-caught Georgia shrimp, fresh or fried local oysters, and steamed blue crab.

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Published: January 2022