Southern Food with a Unique Twist

Driftwood Bistro Celebrates 11 Years Serving Fine Southern Food to Locals and Visitors of Jekyll Island

Driftwood Bistro Named “Best of the Golden Isles 2019 & 2020” 

Low Country Cuisine

The Bistro features a full bar and is open for dinner Tuesday – Saturday.

Driftwood Bistro, located on lovely Jekyll Island is a unique casual “low country” Southern restaurant.  Come in and experience  a relaxed yet sophisticated island resort atmosphere as you indulge in the area’s best southern cooking. Let us treat you to the best food and service on beautiful Jekyll Island.

The menu changes  regularly and includes a large variety of Southern Food with a twist, on the menu is  fresh local  seafood, chicken, beef, salads, sandwiches and burgers. We offer nightly specials so be sure to get there early they have been known to sell out fast. Offering high quality Low Country Cuisine and specialties, Driftwood Bistro features a large selection of vegetables, sandwiches and salads in addition to our most popular item, Herb Crusted Pork Tenderloin and Stuffed Flounder. Don’t have a huge appetite? Driftwood offers petite and regular size platters. Driftwood Bistro is one of the more popular restaurants on Jekyll and is known as that place you must visit again and again.

Full Service Bar

Driftwood offers a full service bar and extensive craft beer and wine lists to go with any meal. Our friendly staff is eager to serve you! Be sure to check out the 2019-20 Whiskey, Wine and Wildlife trophies in the display case. Master Crafts Woman, Gretta Van Bockel created the “JACK”YL “RYElander” to take home the coveted prize in the Cooper’s Craft Cocktail Challenge 2 years running.

Located Walking Distance to Driftwood Beach

After your meal, be sure to take a walk down the boardwalk to the beautiful Driftwood Beach. It won’t take you long to discover why Jekyll Island attracts visitors from around the world.  Once you get Jekyll sand on your feet, you will surely forget about all your worries.

About the Driftwood Owner

Owner, Dan Dickerson has harnessed his passion for good food, his knack for efficiency, and his faith in God in order to transform Driftwood Bistro Restaurant from good to great.  Dan gives the credit for the success of Driftwood Bistro to his loyal staff. It’s clear through taste alone that Dan has put a lifetime of expertise into each plate that leaves the kitchen, making Driftwood Bistro an easy choice as the Island Directory’s “The Best of The Golden Isles 2020.”

Find out more about The Best of the Golden Isles HERE!

Restaurant Location and Contact

1175 North Beachview Drive • Jekyll Island, Ga





    Shirley Lemoine

    Driftwood Bistro has the most amazing Southern cuisine in the all of South Georgia. If you’re looking for comfort food or amazing seafood dishes on Jekyll Island, this is the place to go!! For the past 10 years every time we visit We always make a point to have dinner with them. 2 thumbs up!

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    LOVE this place! Great food and service. Affordable pricing for the island!

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    Melanie Giddens

    Driftwood Bistro is amazing! The food is always fantastic and affordable with great service! Our family visits Jekyll multiple times a year and we always go to the Bistro multiple times each visit to make sure we all have our favorites! We can’t say enough about how much we love this restaurant!!

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