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The Crab Shack

40 Estill Hammock Rd, Tybee Island, GA 31328-9702
+1 912-786-9857
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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Bar, Barbecue, American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
40 Estill Hammock Rd, Tybee Island, GA 31328-9702
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: The Crab Shack
1. Savannah's best seafood
"If you love crab legs this is the place to go!"
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2. Outdoor dining with a view
"outdoor seating with a light breeze sitting on the waters edge"
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3. Alligator Lagoon
" Don't forget to feed the alligators!"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Amazing. Anderson was our server and he made sure we had everything we needed. Food was so good and so fresh that this is our second visit this week! Recommended by a Savannah native, this place is worth any drive!

Thank momakas
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 9 September 2017

This is my favorite place to eat on Tybee Island, GA!!   I have been going to this restaurant since 2004 and it never gets old.  I introduced my sister to it just recently and was a little worried she would not like it.  She...More

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thecrabshack, Guest Relations Manager at The Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2017

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 interactive Gator Lagoon, and our rescued kitties. We appreciate you recommending us to others, and we look forward to your next...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

First time in Savannah. My friend talked this place up the whole drive down from Philly. It did not disappoint. Ana was our server and she was awesome. We got the The Captain's Sampler and the Half and Half. Three ladies in their twenties demolished...More

Thank Caitlin B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Another great meal and great service by Ana! Worth the drive. Live in Savannah and come here often. Can't beat the lunch specials

Thank James C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Crab legs, Brunswick stew, chicken salad sandwich, nachos, cheesecake, and key lime pie were all good. Eat outside for the best atmosphere.

Thank boysaremean
Reviewed 4 days ago

I have frequented this restaurant repeatedly during my visits to Savannah/Tybee Island and they NEVER disappoint! My husband, our two children, and I arrived late on a Saturday evening expecting a long wait due to the crowded parking lot but to our pleasure we were...More

Thank Melissa P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We stayed in Savannah but decided to ride to Tybee Island a couples of hours just to say we visited the island. We decided to stop at the Crab Shack, it was out in the middle of no where. My husband and I shared dozen...More

Thank 4meals
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was my second visit. Food was good. Drinks were bad. There was a band playing and pradeing thru the restaurant, very, very, very loud! I was hit in the head twice by the drumners!

Thank Billy G
Reviewed 6 days ago

Atmosphere was wonderful and the seafood boil for 3 was excellent! We enjoyed dessert but this was not homemade. drinks were well-made and service prompt and attentive. A must if you are staying near Tybee!

Thank Carl S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

At the beginning of spring, weekend of st. Patrick day the place was fully crowded. After long we’ll organized wait we got a table and ordered mixed seafood for 4. This dish could feed at least 6 people however we have enjoyed every minute of...More

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Questions & Answers
1 February 2018|
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Response from thecrabshack | Property representative |
Yes! We welcome leashed pets to dine with their families on our outdoor dining deck with views of Chimney Creek. Please be aware that there are several well behaved and well cared for cats on property, in case that bothers... More
30 January 2018|
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Response from thecrabshack | Property representative |
Yes! We welcome leashed pets to dine with their families on our outdoor dining deck with views of Chimney Creek. Please be aware that there are several well behaved and well cared for cats on property, in case that bothers... More
Sheri S
2 May 2017|
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Response from thecrabshack | Property representative |
Reservations are not necessary or accepted for groups of fewer than 30 people, as we have seating for over 700 guests and frequently seat walk in groups of 15 or more people. Please see the hostess when you arrive and you... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
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
  • E-mail
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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