The island’s finest dining certainly evokes the Gilded Age. It’s an elegant-but-restrained Victorian parlor replete with Ionic columns, real fireplaces, candlelight, and piano music. The food here is continental haute cuisine, albeit with Southern touches. Dinner might start with Jekyll Club crab cakes, lemon-peach marmalade, and pistachio-crusted rack of lamb or a deluxe version of shrimp and grits, sautéed with garlic butter, scallions, Andouille sausage and herbs, and finished with wine and cream. The Sunday brunch is a local institution, and a relatively good deal at $30 for adults and $15 for children 11 and under.
- Frommer's Staff