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The Sand Castle is a Labor of Love

The Sand Castle Cafe and Grill on St. Simon’s

A Restaurant Review and Recipe

Melissa and Tim Wellford
Melissa and Tim Wellford

As a Labor Day tribute I’ve chosen to honor two people who love their jobs: Tim and Melissa Wellford, owners of The Sandcastle Cafe on St. Simons Island, Georgia. These two are a team who live and work long hard hours together. Their restaurant has earned a faithful following and like the nearby lighthouse, shines as a beacon. The Cafe is open seven days a week from 7:00 am to 2:30 pm, except Sunday- 8am-2pm.

For $8.35, the full buffet breakfast comes with eggs to order, carrot, raisin, morning glory or blueberry muffins, cinnamon rolls, pancakes, waffles, French toast, grits, cheese grits, biscuits and gravy, bacon, sausage, hash browns, fresh fruit, yogurt and beverage. You can’t beat that, especially since Tim is the chef.  He loves to cook and his customers savor the rewards.

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