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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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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 98
    Excellent
  • 82
    Very good
  • 38
    Average
  • 20
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  • 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
Very Popular - Get there early

Sea food delight and your SOL if you don't like seafood. Long wait time if you get there after 6. Crowded and dark but the food is great.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
Wayne R
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Atlanta, Georgia
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
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Atlanta, Georgia
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Sea food delight and your SOL if you don't like seafood. Long wait time if you get there after 6. Crowded and dark but the food is great.

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Sandy Springs, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Great food and staff! Food holds up well for take out- always piping hot! She crb soup is the best I have ever tasted and is a hit with our family!

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Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

It's OK...not fantastic, not horrible....good tempura-style fries, fried seafood is...well, fried seafood. I had the combo platter with blackened mahi-mahi and grilled scallops. Both good. A bit pricey for portion size, but not too bad when considering location/season.

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Buford, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Ate here yearsago and it wad good meal tonight really disappointed. Terrible cole slaw, worst friec ever. Shrimp and crab cake nothing special and not cheap. Won't go back.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

I don't get all the hype considering this is one of the most-recommended places for tourists. Been eating here for years, and while the food is consistently good, I would not say it is outstanding. Be prepared to wait as well. On the flip side, I do like the environment, and the place is good for a large group or... More 

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Longwood, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The Crab Trap serves good food but the portions are small on the seafood side and heavy on the sides. The hush puppies are really good. Price is a bit on the expensive side for what you get. It is a very lively place.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Fresh oysters, raw by the dozen or half dozen. Fresh fish, shrimp, and crab boiled, broiled, blackened or fried at your request. We loved everything. The fries are battered. The kids loved it. If I had one complaint, it would be that they severed my Pinot noir in a white wine glass. No biggy though. I will come back.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

If you like good seafood on St. Simon's this is a place you need to go -- good food, great service, and a little loud -- all of which makes for a fun night. Don't miss the hush puppies.

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Milton, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We eat here every year when we go to Saint Simons. We have tried other things but always go back to the fried seafood and of course, the crab stew. It is a very casual place and great for the whole family. The service is always good and fast and the last time there was not the usual long wait.... More 

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Rome, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Food was ok service. ok not great. On family vacation server was mediccre at best. just going through the motions. The most friendly people we encountered were the hostesses and the cashier. First time here so perhaps it was just not her night. shrimp dip appetizer was good. Mahi mahi was a small portion for the price. I have had... More 

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Additional Information about The Crab Trap

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

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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: Large groups, Local cuisine
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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