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31 N 2nd St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-4101
+1 904-261-4749
16:30 - 21:00
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Largo, Florida
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The food was a bit below average, the service was decent. I had the crab soup and a grill cheese sandwich. the soup was goo but luke warm, it did have quite a bit of crab though. Would have been much better if it was actually hot.

Thank mpramis
Crab T, Manager at The Crab Trap, responded to this review

Please feel free to send it back if your not happy . Are apologize for it not being to hot. Its a milk based soup if it gets to hot it will spoil . More 

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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Read the reviews on Trip Advisor and its the only time we were not satisfied with recommendation. The Blue Crab Soup was very greasy and the server states it depends on who was cooking that night. Not a place we would recommend.

Thank Randi55
Crab T, Manager at The Crab Trap, responded to this review

I would like to apologize on behave of the server. We have a in house recipe that all of are cooks follow. Its a milk and butter based soup which the butter could of made it to greasy. I will be doing some follow up training with the kitchen staff. Thank you for your review. More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We both had the fish, baked potato and slaw. Surprise to find this on an early bird special. Very good dinner at a great value $6.99.

Thank Sharon H
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This very casual family restaurant close to waterfront in downtown Fernandinho has become a favorite when we want some good shrimp. They have a "bowl of shrimp" listed under the appetizers that consists of at least 10 shrimp over brown rice. That with a house salad makes for an excellent dinner at an amazing value. Happy hour lasts all day... More 

Thank Donald M
Lexington, Kentucky
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one not to miss but don't expect fancy! It's fried, fried and fried. Yes, you can get it broiled, but why! Love the fish! Always fresh! The sides are awesome the drinks are good and the prices are fair. It's worth a stop for dinner.

Thank JustOtisandMe
Millersburg, Ohio, United States
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I take friends here for dinner. Their senior special is great and the price is right. The food is fresh, locally caught, and nicely flavored.

Thank Bruce S
Fernandina Beach, Florida
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58 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Average meal, nothing outstanding. Other places are for better seafood. Tourists seem to like it, though.

Thank julia n
Crab T, Manager at The Crab Trap, responded to this review

Sorry to hear that is was just average for you. We offer a variety of fresh seafood such as Local Shrimp, Fresh Fish , Alaskan Crab Legs, Cold Water Maine Lobster Tails and as well as are Signature Entrée. Hopefully you will try again and if your ever not satisfied please feel free to speak with a manager. We aim... More 

Jacksonville, Florida
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

LOVE this place! Years ago we got hooked when there was one located in Jacksonville Beach near the marina. We travel to Fernandina Beach regularly to enjoy this restaurant. Their food is always excellent, their seafood is always fresh and their wait staff is always friendly! It's a great family owned casual seafood restaurant in Historic Downtown Fernandina Beach that... More 

Thank RockinWailer
Jacksonville, Florida
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77 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The meal was average. For this to be restaurant week the service was poor.! We ordered the platter for two, they said it would be more than enough for two it was just about enough for us. The fries was over battered and the season vegetables was a fried corn (mini) that was still cold. the sample of smoked fish... More 

Crab T, Manager at The Crab Trap, responded to this review

Sorry to hear that the platter was not enough for you. We offer 2 eight oz fish , 8 shrimp, 8 oyster and two deviled crab all served with two coleslaw, four hushpuppies and two side choices. Hopefully you will try again and we can make it better for you. I apologize for the service and we will be going... More 

Smyrna, Georgia
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349 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 296 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice people, great history, good service (though clearly understaffed) could not make up for errors in our order or the mediocre nature of the food.

2 Thank A C R
Crab T, Manager at The Crab Trap, responded to this review

Unfortunately sometimes under staffing and over staffing is a issue in restaurant's . We would like to apologize for being under staffed. Hopefully you will give us another chance to prove that is not a issue for us all time. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$45
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
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
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
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
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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