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The Crab Trap

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1209 Ocean Blvd, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-4222
+1 912-638-3552
17:00 - 21:30
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Canton, Georgia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This place was the best of three we ate at while on the island. Group check, separate check, it didn't matter. Bills we're in order and we were quickly on our way. Food was a ten! Waitress was pleasant and fun. Will go back again.

Thank zigman123
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Yummy crab legs, great service! Tomato vidala onion salad dressing was good but a little sweet. Corn on the cob SO good!

Thank Patty F
Alpharetta, Georgia
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86 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place is a local hangout and is a very good value. Best fried oysters I have ever had. Service is extremely fast. Fish is fresh and would highly recommend. Get there early as it will get crowded in season.

1 Thank Branmar2014
Eatonton, Georgia
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44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No wait on a Friday night at 6:30pm was quite a surprise! We enjoyed immediate seating, welcoming staff, fast service and good food. Substitutions to accommodate diet preferences were not a problem and seafood could be prepared a number of different ways. We will return to The Crab Trap!

Thank Karen F
Level Contributor
33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walked in and sat at the bar. Within a minute the server came by and said it was busy but he'd do his best to take care of me, so I figured it would be a while. Not only did he take my order but I was chowing down on some of the best fried oysters I have ever had... More 

Thank Aaron D
Level Contributor
21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I liked the crab trap. The food was good. It's a laid back family friendly restaurant. Seems like locals frequent location as well. The seafood tasted very fresh. We were a party of 10 female golfers. Our waitress took our drink orders, brought the drinks out and then took our food order. One person complained that the fish/grits were too... More 

Thank Marilyn J
Level Contributor
27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The reviews were good so we tried this restaurant on our first night on the Island. One could tell that this is a locals place. The food was good and the staff was very friendly and service was good. My wife ordered fried oysters and I got the shrimp creole. My wife had more oysters than she could eat. The... More 

Thank Terry P
Boston, Massachusetts
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183 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came for the local food and got exactly what we wanted. I ordered the shrimp and cheese grits with hush puppies. Utter perfection! The shrimp were lightly grilled and tender. They were served with sautéed cherry tomatoes, mushrooms and onions over cheese grits. No Tasso ham gravy which suited me just fine. The hush puppies were cooked just right... More 

Thank Laurie B
Baxley GA
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a nice place to eat if you don't have shellfish allergies but not so good if you do.The service was ok and the other people in my group enjoyed their food, but me, not so much. There are only two entrees that are chicken and steak but I could not even eat the fish. You see they fry... More 

Thank supernannyBaxleyGA
Moultrie, Georgia
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55 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great atmosphere with good food and friendly wait staff. Usually a bit of a wait, but worth the experience The Crab Trap offers. Full bar and a good variety of seafood to choose from.

Thank bebe317

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1209 Ocean Blvd, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-4222
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Golden Isles of Georgia  >  Saint Simons Island
  • Phone Number: +1 912-638-3552

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?