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The Crab Shack

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40 Estill Hammock Rd, Tybee Island, GA 31328-9702
+1 912-786-9857
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11:30 - 21:00
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Cedar Springs, Michigan
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What a fun place. The food was excellent, we had the low country boil. All I can say is wow. The shrimp, sausage, and potatoes were perfect and in abundance. The atmosphere was very casual and family friendly. Our server Derick did an outstanding job keeping our drinks filled and us satisfied. I would highly recommend the Crab Shack for... More 

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Thank GLMills
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
RESTAURANT'S FAVOURITE REVIEW
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

I've been to the Crab Shack a few times now, and I thought I should finally do a review. It's been a perfect experience every time--from the food to the service--and it's just one of the coolest places you can go for dinner. Take time to visit to feed the gators, and get the Captain Crab's Sampler Platter. You won't... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Our server was Ana, very pleasant and helpful. We had shrimp, snow crab and Dungeness crab-all was delicious! Food is cooked when ordered so it's nice and hot when served. We sat outside with a nice breeze. Will definitely return when we come for another visit.

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Thank Sandra S
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food! The best seafood I've ever had! Also you have a great view of the Harbour with boats coming in and out! And awesome customer service!

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Thank jdawes1023
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was our first time eating at the Crab Shack. We went there because of the good reviews and decided to take a chance. It was in the evening had a unique air about it. We were escorted inside and given a table. Each table had a hole in it where a trash can be stored under it. The waiter... More 

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Thank Anna G
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fun little place to visit with decent food. If you have kids, they would love the live Aligators that can be seen. Food is simple fair of well made seafood.

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Thank Gord W
Gainesville, Georgia
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had steak and shrimp. Very good. One person requested no bell peppers in her dish. It had bell peppers and the waiter just said he was sorry but didn't offer to "fix it"! He could have done that or discounted her bill!

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Thank verales49
Easton, Maryland
2 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had to come here after raving reviews from a friend. Dinner was served quickly, the food was good and service was excellent. Our waiter , Joey , was very engaged and professional. Great job and an enjoyable meal.

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Thank grammad6
thecrabshack, Guest Relations Manager at The Crab Shack, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience! We are happy to hear that we were recommended to you by a friend! We're glad that you enjoyed your meal, as well as our unique ambiance and the service you received- we will be sure to pass your compliments on to Joey. We appreciate you recommending us to others,... More 

Fondo, Italy
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77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have been here on several occasions as tourists and we have always had a great time. The food is great and the atmosphere is very casual. There is plenty of parking and a look at the live alligators is always fun. A must see when you are on Tybee.

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Thank FondoTraveler
thecrabshack, Guest Relations Manager at The Crab Shack, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience! We are happy to hear you consider us a "must see" when visiting Tybee Island! We're glad that you enjoyed your meal, as well as our unique ambiance and our interactive Gator Lagoon. We appreciate you recommending us to others, and we look forward to your next visit! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had the most fantastic time. The food was excellent and tbe service was phenomenal, thank you Desiree😘. The Caribbean band very exciting as well. This will probably be our new annual tradition.

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Thank Katrena H
thecrabshack, Guest Relations Manager at The Crab Shack, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience! We're glad that you enjoyed your meal, as well as our unique ambiance, our guests from the Bahamas the Junkanoo performers Barabbas and the Tribe, and the service you received- we will be sure to pass your compliments on to Desiree. We appreciate you recommending us to others, and we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Cuisine
Bar, American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Groups, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Estill Hammock Rd, Tybee Island, GA 31328-9702
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Tybee Island
  • Phone Number: +1 912-786-9857
Description
The Crab Shack isn't just a restaurant, it's a destination! We seat more than 700 guests and offer both indoor and outdoor dining options. Both dining rooms and our outdoor dining deck offer picturesque views of Chimney Creek. Both the young and young-at-heart will enjoy our interactive, educational "Gator Lagoon" which is home to 78 baby alligators; our aviary which is home to more than a dozen rescued exotic birds, and our "Gift Shack". The Crab Shack offers traditional Low Country fare, including fresh streamed and boiled seafood and slow-cooked BBQ. We also have a kid's menu available with burgers, hot dogs, and pizza. The Crab Shack is and always has been a family owned business, and recently began shipping our entrees in ready-to-be-cooked kits through LoCo To Go. Stop by and experience all we have to offer for yourself!

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