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The Crab Trap

31 N 2nd St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-4101
+1 904-261-4749
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good25%
  • Average18%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“crab legs” (52 reviews)
“hush puppies” (100 reviews)
“fish dip” (38 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
31 N 2nd St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-4101
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Shrimp and Crab Claws,, the best!!!! Very cold beer. Service as good as the food. Recommend highly. Lots of places within walking distance.

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent dinner. The fish dip was very good. Our server was excellent.(Tyler) the shrimp and grits were great. The give a military discount.

Thank lelgin69
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I typically go here with my parents each labor day weekend. The food here is usually decent in our experience. We always end up getting the blackened platter for two. It's good, but I'm not sure if it would be fantastic without...More

Thank pking1186
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was a quiet Tuesday and the staff and seafood were great. Every thing was 5 star. Sometimes the best time to really enjoy a very popular restaurant is to go on an early weekday.

Thank JMark133
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

While the restaurant itself is cool (old building and interesting decor), there are many restaurants in town with better food. The fish was "meh" and the fries were just awful - breaded and unseasoned. I expected so much more. Oh well, there are too many...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 9 September 2017

We went in late on a Thursday after the river boat cruise. The food and service were great. I had grilled shrimp which were delicious! Once we got back to the hotel that night via Uber, we realized we had left a pair of nice...More

Thank Shawn S
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Food was very average. The margarita was good. The service was excellent. The server was clearly trying hard to please and be attentive. Based on other reviews in here criticizing the service, it appears that the restaurant is trying a lot harder now. The décor...More

Thank Wing_anda_Prayer1210
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Took my family here for my husband's birthday as he loves Dungeness Crab and this is rare to find out here. We got there early so did not have to wait for a table. We ordered and got our drinks and first app quickly but...More

1  Thank BubbleMarker
Reviewed 27 August 2017

We went to the Crab Trap for my birthday dinner. The food was good (not great), but the service was very lacking. We do not blame the waitress, in fact she was doing the best she could, but the back part of the house was...More

1  Thank Ocean-Traveler55
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Has a dive bar kind of look to it. Food was pretty good. They brought a sample of the fish dip as an appetizer. It was really good. I had the fried calamari with a side of hush puppies and my fiancé had the blackened...More

Thank GabrielleNicole423
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30 November 2016|
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Response from Crab T | Property representative |
29 April 2016|
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Response from Cynthia M | Reviewed this property |
I apologize, but I do not know the answer to that question BUT their number is (904) 261-5310!
28 July 2015|
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Response from Crab T | Property representative |
We open at 11am everyday
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$45
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 N 2nd St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-4101
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Amelia Island  >  Fernandina Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 904-261-4749
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Family-owned and operated since 1979! Please visit our website to see our full menu and more information!Casual dining in an eclectic, nautical atmosphere with friendly staff and a variety of tasty choices.Lunch AND Dinner served 7 days a week starting at 11:00am and 5:00pm. Serving fresh local seafood: blackened, broiled, grilled or fried; also chicken, steaks, and raw oysters year-round. A Kid's Menu with plenty of choices. And NOW featuring a "Smaller Catch" Menu for those looking for a lighter meal!Beer, wine, cocktails at TWO Full Bars...be sure to visit the upstairs Sunset Bar with views of the Fernandina Beach Marina while you're here!Reservations not required, but call-aheads for parties of 10 or more are greatly appreciated.
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