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Folly Beach Crab Shack

26 Center Street, Folly Beach, SC 29439
+1 843-588-3080
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“crab legs” (133 reviews)
“seafood” (266 reviews)
“clams” (41 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
26 Center Street, Folly Beach, SC 29439
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We used to go there several years ago and was not always satisfied. However we decided to try it again after the Sand Castle closed. I have to say it was delicious. The she crab soup was excellent. I had fried fish and shrimp. All...More

Thank Billy S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pretty good! Portions were perfect: we ate our entire entree. Service was decent. Would definitely go back.

Thank KentuckyDeb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had the crab cakes and fries. Excellent quality crab, Fries were very good as well. Recommend as good stop. Server was attentive stopped mid afternoon weekday place was not busy.More

Thank Bob B
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Bob, Thank you! I am glad that you enjoyed everything so much! I am a little confused, Not sure why we got a three star review after loving everything, but thank you for letting me know about your visit. Please feel free to call me...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staff were attentive, menu is good. I enjoyed the she crab soup. There was also a good beer selection

Thank Melvinamarie
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to let me know about your visit. The She Crab soup and our menu is award winning by Southern Living Magazine "Voted Best Seafood Spot in South Carolina" Thanks again for your kind words, Ron & Staff

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went there on a freezing weekday for lunch. Had crab legs (which weren't the best value...but that's market price for you!) and Ahi. Overall, it was a good call as everything was very good and the wait staff was especially friendly. Oh, and the hush...More

Thank ThePrairieDawg
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you! I am blessed with an amazing Staff that shares my passion to serve our guests with a servants heart. I will share your kind words with all of my team members as well. We hope to be able to serve you again soon!...More

Reviewed 9 December 2017

As always the food here was fantastic. The she-crab soup is great! The shrimp-crab casserole just melts in your mouth. Have never had anything like it anywhere else. Overall a must visit while in the Charleston area!More

Thank Robin009
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much! The Crab stuffed flounder is a signature dish that we make from scratch with our amazing crab cake mix and fresh flounder. The She Crab soup is also another favorite house made soup. It's the real deal. We hope to be...More

Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Every visit to Folly we just have eat at The Crab Shack! The food is excellent and the service is A-1 Thanks to our server Amy Z! Local shrimp is yummy!More

Thank Jack R
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2017

Thank you so much! It was great meeting ya'll the other night! I will share your review with Amy and all my team members! They all share my passion on serving the very best seafood with the very best service. We hope to be able...More

Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed lunch today! Great crab legs, shrimp, oysters, buffalo shrimp, low country boil, .... Good beer selection - love a 420 draft! It was the best part of Folly Beach for us :-)More

Thank Shelvet
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2017

Thank you! I am glad that you enjoyed everything so much! We hope to be able to serve you again soon! Great seafood, cold beer and the Crab Shack is perfect way to enjoy Folly Beach! Thanks again for taking the time to let me...More

Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

We made a day trip to Folly and visited The Crab Shack for the first time. We loved the food! The lime vinaigrette was so good! We also highly recommend the steam pots! We will definitely be back!

Thank SCTigerfan
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2017

Thank you so much! We hope to be able yo serve you again on your next trip to paradise! The Steam pots are a perfect way to begin or end your day on Folly! Ron Hill, owner

Reviewed 2 December 2017

Great stop in town for a drink and pup socializing. Lots of seafood options. Free doggie water with ice cubes, a favorite! Friendly servers too.More

Thank clamal0t2
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2017

Thank you for taking the time to give us a shout out on TripAdvisor! We love serving our guests and I am glad that you and your pup were able to enjoy everything so much! I will also share your kind words with all my...More

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Sharon S
22 September 2017|
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Response from LCH076 | Property representative |
Yes we do on the outside tables
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camille88701
21 March 2017|
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Response from LCH076 | Property representative |
We don't but do use the local blue crab meat in our crab cakes
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Shelby M
21 November 2016|
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Response from parrothdjim | Reviewed this property |
No restaurants on Folly that I'm aware of that you can watch the sunset.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Monday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Friday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Center Street, Folly Beach, SC 29439
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Folly Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 843-588-3080
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Description
Relaxed laid back Island Restaurant. Featuring Local Grilled, Steamed & Fried Seafood! Outside Dining & Raw Bar. Voted # 1 by Folly Beach Local's & Voted Best Seafood Spot, Southern Living Magazine,2012. Live Steel Drums every Thursday night! Relax, Slow down, It's Folly Beach!
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