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MacElwee's Seafood - CLOSED

101 Lovell Ave, Tybee Island, GA 31328-9541
+1 912-786-8888
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good25%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“shrimp trio” (14 reviews)
“baked potato” (24 reviews)
“seafood” (92 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
101 Lovell Ave, Tybee Island, GA 31328-9541
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1 - 10 of 556 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The new place is called Salt Island Fish and Beer, and it's a wonderful place to have a great meal in a great atmosphere. It's also walking distance to the beach. The food is interesting and excellent, the beer selection is outstanding, and the staff...More

1  Thank Joseph M
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

MacElwee's is no longer there. Looks like a new restaurant will be opening up soon as there is a new sign. Just so you know before making the trip.

1  Thank funkymonkey2018
Reviewed 15 March 2018

After a certain unnamed restaurant was too busy to serve us, we looked up MacElwee's and decided to take a chance. We highly recommend the fried mushrooms which we're perfectly done and not greasy at all. The fried combo was also fantastic as the coating...More

Thank Philip P
Reviewed 14 March 2018

Food was very good. On the down side the beer was served in small old plastic mugs. They rerused my wife's wine glass because they only had 6 wine glasses.. LOL!!

Thank Joe B
Reviewed 5 March 2018

We stayed for a week and actually ate here twice. Both times we ordered shrimp (local) dishes and they were so good. Friendly, homey atmosphere.

Thank lovestoride
Reviewed 5 March 2018

I'll admit that this restaurant was not our first choice. In fact, it was the 4th restaurant we stopped at. The other 3 had a waiting list, and we were on a timeline; we had tickets to a show that started in a little more...More

Thank Lori B
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Very nice folks working here. Food was good. Crab dip appetizer was THE BEST! Shrimp and scallops were fair. Sea scallops were smaller than I expected. Enjoyed the visit.

Thank 4Poncho
Reviewed 19 February 2018

We ate here on Valentine's day after just arriving on Tybee Island. The staff was great and food was delicious. So good in fact, we came back for dinner again our last night !!!

Thank wen1232015
Reviewed 13 February 2018

We ate dinner here one night while we were at Tybee Island. It's a small restaurant with very friendly, accomodating waitresses. The seafood was excellent. We enjoyed it and would probably go back there again.

Thank Sandy F
Reviewed 25 January 2018

Arrived in Tybee Island late in the afternoon. Folks recommended this restaurant to us. We walked from the hotel and were greeted by the friendly staff when we entered. The waitress was excellent and the food was very good. Highly recommend this restaurant!

Thank Fancy-Gap
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Lovell Ave, Tybee Island, GA 31328-9541
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Tybee Island
  • Phone Number: +1 912-786-8888
  • E-mail
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