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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%
Travellers talk about
“crab legs” (124 reviews)
“seafood” (242 reviews)
“clams” (39 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
26 Center Street, Folly Beach, SC 29439
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201 - 210 of 1,228 reviews

Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Great food, great waiter. This was a great memorable experience. We will definitely be back. The group I was with all enjoyed the food, waiter and atmosphere. We went to several other restaurants during our visit we won't go to those again but crab shack...More

Thank Connie D
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2017

Thank you so much! I will pass along your review with Jason as well as all my team members! I am glad that you had such a memorable visit. We hope to be able to serve you again soon! Ron & Staff

Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went for dinner. It's literally a shack and obviously caters to the "on season" crowd, BUT it was perfect for a Thursday night in the "off season" as well. There were only three other people there. I had shrimp and grits...More

Thank April O
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2017

Thank you so much for all your kind words. I will share them with my amazing Chef and Staff as they all share my passion in serving the very best seafood at reasonable prices and amazing service. Thanks again and we hope to be able...More

Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

The Freshest seafood prepared with love right off the beach. Great atmosphere. We will definitely be back soon!More

Thank Angela D
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2017

Thank you! We strive to offer the best and freshest seafood with amazing service. I am blessed to have such an amazing team! I will pass along your to my Chef, he always says the secret ingredient is love! We hope to be able to...More

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Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Went her 2 nights of our 3 night trip. Good food and service. Oysters, crab legs were very nice. Atmosphere more on an adult level.More

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LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2017

Thank you so much! I appreciate you taking the time to give us a shout out on TripAdvisor! We love serving our guests and exceeding their expectations. Just so you know for your next visit, we also have deck and dining area designed more for...More

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Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Wonderful!!!The steam pot was a Hit! Service decent. The hushpuppies were crispy and not greasy ... Could've been a little cleaner.More

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LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2017

Thank you for letting me know about your visit. I take all reviews to heart and I have already addressed the importance to all my team members on how important the whole experience should be. Please feel free to call me on my personal cell,...More

Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

We were shut out at another restaurant and ended up at the Folly Crab Shack. We split the mussel appetizer, a she-crab bisque, and a fried mixed seafood platter with assorted sides. More than enough for two. Add a couple of cocktails and the total...More

Thank bryanelliot
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2017

Thank you for taking the time to let me know about your visit. I have already checked with my chef on the sides issue. I am glad that you enjoyed everything else so much! I will also share your kind words with Sara as well....More

Reviewed 14 January 2017

We wanted to drive out to Folly Beach from Charleston and found this spot. What a great find. The service was great and attentive. We tried the Charleston Steamed bucket and doubled it and added Sausage - great idea! It was absolutely delicious. Well seasoned...More

Thank Michael W
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2017

Thanks! We are a always happy to hear how much our guests enjoyed everything, especially when our guests try us for the first time. Charleston has so many choices to choose from and I am glad that we were able to exceed your expectations. Sincerely,...More

Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

I did a review over 2 yrs ago. My husband wanted to come back to Folly Beach again. We only drove in for a few hrs and wanted the seafood boil pot shindig again. Peel and shrimp I struggle with because the back side vein/poo...More

Thank dolittledigger
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2017

Thank you for coming back to visit us. I appreciate you letting me know about your visit and the next time you are in, please introduce yourself, we can always offer the peeled and devained shrimp. We hope to be able to serve you again...More

Reviewed 9 January 2017

We ate here twice during our week long vacation at Folly after Christmas. Great seafood menu and a very friendly staff.

Thank Wally B
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2017

Thank you for your review. I am blessed with an amazing staff that shares my passion on serving all our guests like family & friends. I am glad that you enjoyed everything so much. Ron & Staff

Reviewed 8 January 2017

Ate a late lunch on Christmas Eve here, lovely crab clusters, large portions. Waitstaff were friendly and lovely.More

Thank illiane
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words. I will share them with all my team members as well. They all share my passion to serve the very best with the best service. We hope to be able to serve you again soon! Ron &...More

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Sharon S
21 September 2017|
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Response from LCH076 | Property representative |
Yes we do on the outside tables
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camille88701
20 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
20 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
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 02:00
Monday
11:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 02:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
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
  • E-mail
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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