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Your Tybee Island Progressive Dinner Guide

By: Ansley Connor

Many visitors are pleasantly surprised to find that Tybee Island has quite the culinary scene. Filled with locally owned eateries, our island serves up some serious coastal cuisines.

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From crafted cocktails with a jaw-dropping view to that perfect homemade dessert, it is hard to choose just one restaurant for the evening. Luckily, you don’t have to! Here’s the ultimate progressive dinner guide so that you can get a little taste of everything Tybee has to offer in one unique experience.

Sunset Sipping

Toast to the end of a perfect beach day and to the beginning of a wondrous Tybee night at our first stop, Coco’s Sunset Grille. This vibrant eatery is nestled on Tybee’s Lazaretto Creek and serves up delicious “Cocotails”, beer and wine that is sure to start off your progressive dinner in just the right way. Enjoy gorgeous sunset views from their outdoor deck, while sipping on a Sunset Splash or Island Refresher.  Whichever you choose, it will get your taste buds reeling and ready for some scrumptious appetizers at our next stop. Bonus, if you opt to sit outside at Coco's, you might even spot some dolphins!

Appetizers on the Beach

After drinks, make your way to The Deck Beachbar and Kitchen for a selection of tasty appetizers. Perfectly positioned on Tybee’s quiet Mid Beach, this dining spot is truly one of the only beachfront restaurants on the island. You’ll have no problem getting into the island spirit with an Aloha Tuna appetizer or some Sweet Thai Chili Coconut Shrimp. This chic, oceanfront eatery is a great place to soak up the last of the beach breeze before you indulge in an dinner feast at the next restaurant!

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Feelin’ Fine, Ready to Dine

Hopefully by now you’ve worked up quite an appetite for the main course. Take a quick drive down Tybee’s main strip and you’ll find Sting Ray's Seafood. They are known around town for serving up live music nightly in a relaxed island ambiance. Although they are known for their succulent seafood, Stingray’s serves a variety of dishes for any palate. Indulge in snow crab, shrimp and oysters or feast on their juicy char-grilled burgers. No matter what you choose, we are positive this local favorite will hit the spot!

Satisfy the Sweet Tooth

Everyone knows dinner is not complete without dessert – you’re on vacation after all! Sundae Cafe & Deli serves up delectable treats that is sure to have your mouth watering. End the night with homemade key lime pie, Reese’s peanut butter pie or praline cheesecake. This family-owned joint showcases a romantic dining atmosphere that makes for a perfect ending to your progressive dinner.

Many visitors are pleasantly surprised to find that Tybee Island has quite the culinary scene. Specializing in locally-owned eateries (you won’t find any chains here), our island serves up some serious cocktails and cuisines that make for a fun night out with this progressive dinner guide!

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