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1209 Ocean Blvd, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522
+1 912-638-3552
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5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 102
    Excellent
  • 86
    Very good
  • 40
    Average
  • 20
    Poor
  • 23
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
casual environment, cordial service, and terrific food

great location, walking distance from the King and Prince, a local hotel and convention favorite for business meetings. From the greeting through the checkout, all worked together as a team to make sure we felt welcome, and that our needs were met. the fare is somewhat typical, but its all fresh... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
Doug P
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Dawson, Georgia
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
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Dawson, Georgia
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

great location, walking distance from the King and Prince, a local hotel and convention favorite for business meetings. From the greeting through the checkout, all worked together as a team to make sure we felt welcome, and that our needs were met. the fare is somewhat typical, but its all fresh and well-prepared. Limited but good beer selection.

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Georgia
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60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Our family doesn't go to SSI without eating at least one meal here. The waits can be long, but it is worth it. I think this is near their 40th anniversary. They will cook fish anyway you like, but my preference is fried. The hush puppies are extra special. The kids enjoy shoving their shrimp tails down the hole in... More 

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Utah
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Something for everyone! Fried for people who think that's the only way to eat sea food, and grilled for the rest of us. SUPER LOUD though!

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Talking Rock, Georgia
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Disapointed......been here 2 times before when we were here and the prices have gone up but the food was blah....tasteless.

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west georgia
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44 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Great food great service and must go on St.Simon Island. The fried shrimp is the best I have ever eaten and the Blue Crab is a great and refreshing drink

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Fairfax Station, Virginia
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Great service and very good seafood. Good for families. Shrimp and crab soup was wonderful. Restaurant was capable of handling a large crowd.

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United States
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

We only had to wait about 20 minutes. Service was great, food was good and served very quickly. Crab legs were really good! My only complaint really would be that it is really loud in there, so if you are looking for quiet dining, this isn't the place.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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57 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Perfect place for a family with young kids. Wait time was roughly 30 mins around 630, Sat night. Worse later. Good sized bar for drinks. Food was good, though lots of fried stuff on the menu. Kids options were good. Would pass on the crab soup - bland.

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Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

The blackened Red snapper was one of the best I've had, Great location and service. they also have raw oysters! We will return

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

I visited the Crab Trap. The restaurant has a little bit of a weird setting. Don't get fooled by the fancy outside, inside isn't so nice. The food was tasty classic southern seafood. I had the snow crab legs which were good. The restaurant is most busy at about 7 o'clock. So either get there early or at like eight... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1209 Ocean Blvd, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Golden Isles of Georgia  >  Saint Simons Island
  • Phone Number: +1 912-638-3552

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?