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The Crab Shack

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40 Estill Hammock Rd, Tybee Island, GA 31328-9702
+1 912-786-9857
11:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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huntington ny
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

you're not going to get the best food on Tybee or the most inventive but the atmosphere is fun as long as you go during non peak times. The food isn't great but it's darn good and there's something to be said about disposing of your plates in the hole in the middle of the table. You never leave hungry... More 

Thank jenice21
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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Thomasville, Georgia, United States
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42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I had the pleasure of dining here a few weeks back and I was very impressed with the food. We had the low country boil and it was fabulous. I couldn't get over he amount of food that was brought before us. Spiced perfect. We will make this a stop the next time to Savannah.

Thank Ike M
McDonough, Georgia
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Used to go to the Crabshack on a regular basis when I lived in Savannah. My grandkids like the alligators , especially. Good service. Some of the staff has been there a long time. The crab stew is excellent. The majority of the time the food is great, but occasionally the crab legs get overlooked. You can eat inside or... More 

Thank Keith F
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Gorgeous view. Amazing food. Excellent service by Desiree. Middle of the afternoon in the off season. Recommend the Creekside Nachos and key lime pie!!

Thank rjkehm1
Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a sibling get together with spouses for the weekend. The weather was terrific and we had a wonderful meal sitting outside at The Crab Shack. I ate crab salad with corn and slaw. Most others got the low country boil or shrimp and a side. It was all excellent.The bar has been built with trees growing through it.... More 

Thank claudia392
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place is the bomb,great foos,service ,just love we drive 3 hours at least 2 times a month to eat the best seafood around.We have been coming here for around 25 years.The staff is great.

Thank Charles N
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is either by or for Yankees I can't tell which. In fairness, the wait staff was accommodating and the low country boil more or less serviceable. The "famous" crab soup was inedible as was the deviled crab. Many better choices in the area.

Thank CalinSing
Orlando, Florida
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent portion of shrimp , mussels , snow crab , crawfish , and stone crab with potatoes, amazingly sweet corn and andoulli sausage. The wait was an hour but worth the wait. Our waitress Ana was the best. Ana helped us shuck a dozen oysters and was quick to being us everything we needed. The coconut cream pie was the... More 

Thank Dawn R
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

First, the service here was awesome, especially Ms. Ana. The King Crab was amazing! The Snow Crab was amazing. The rock crab was terrible. The crawfish awful (from Louisiana, so should know). We really enjoyed most of the food. The coconut cream pie was delicious! Loved the atmosphere, being out on the marsh. Décor was good. I have one really... More 


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Bar, American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
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
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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