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MacElwee's Seafood

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” (96 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
101 Lovell Ave, Tybee Island, GA 31328-9541
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed the restaurant, service was great. My parents enjoyed their meals. My main dish was over seasoned, but I would eat here again.

Thank Jeff P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrived to an understaffed restaurant, two young women who were trying but not experienced enough to know how to handle their situation. People waiting in line, there were empty tables but they weren't seating anyone. Nor would they serve a drink at the bar while...More

Thank myshorepath
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

We tried to eat at MacElwee’s tonight, but had a hard time finding parking. We were able to secure a parking space on the street, but needed to feed the meter. We only had 2 quarters between the 3 of us; however, each quarter only...More

Thank Bambi T
Reviewed 19 October 2017

The food was good but priced too high. Server was very friendly. The only other complaint was the baked potato was not that great,was too small.

Thank 295Lisa
Reviewed 18 October 2017

We stumbled on MacElwee's on our way back from the beach one evening. It was great seafood and great service! No one seemed to mind we were wet and sandy. I don't remember much about the menu. I stopped reading at fried shrimp, which was...More

Thank Angela W
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Look for the 2# of snow crab for 22$ special Great drinks and solid seafood menu and good $$$ It gets busy after 7 so show up early

Thank darrell h
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Great flavor soup with lots of crab in it. Had the sampler platter as well. I should have asked for more horseradish for the cocktail sauce. IT was good though. Everything priced comparable to all other restaurants. Server was friendly. Visited during off season and...More

Thank gayle f
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Food was good, we enjoyed it. Sadly, service was not as good. Mixed up order, forgot a couple of items, was not friendly.

Reviewed 9 September 2017

9/2/2017 This is the first time ever to this restaurant and it was great! The place is small but we had excellent service from the beginning. There were only 2 in my party and we ate early (4:30pm). We started with the MacElwee's Fabulous "Crabby"...More

Thank Happy42day
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

I will never eat there again. Dish was good but there was a plastic piece in it so I didn't finish. was not offered anything else and she kept giving me dirty looks. Waitress got in trouble for taking care of us.

Thank BridgetC69
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, 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
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