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1209 Ocean Blvd, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-4222
912-638-3552
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner

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Atlanta, Georgia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

This place was extremely crowded for an off weekend. The oysters were not edible. The shrimp and grits were a stew style with lots of sauce. The fries are horrible. My baked potato was cold. My kids would not eat their food as they said it taste bad. For 2 adults and 2 kids it was $100. The server was... More 

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Macon, Georgia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

I have been here over a hundred times! I've never regretted a single visit! You must get the Fried Shrimp...it is The Definition of what shrimp should be. Georgia shrimp are especially sweet, perfect for frying. They serve Georgia Wild-caught Native Shrimp. Get the breaded french fried potatoes. They are the best! Good to you but can't be good for... More 

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Georgia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Whenever we visit St Simons, we have to eat at the Crab Trap! it is the epitome of great fresh seafood! We love the fired seafood!! The batter is not heavy, and it is just delicious. My husband loves the Seafood Combo Platter of scallops and oysters. The scallops are huge and delicious, and the oysters are from Appalachicola, Florida!... More 

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Seagrove Beach, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

One of my favorite places to eat in the Country!!!! Love, Love, Love, the crab soup, fried shrimp, hush puppies, crab legs, filet, ........ and the list could go on and on!!! I really can't say enough about the food and the people that work here, because it is so good and they make you feel like family year after... More 

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Statesboro, Georgia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

As always the food and service was great. The crab legs were perfectly steamed and brought out quickly. The fries are double battered and an all time favorite for me! Ready for next time!

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Bonaire, Georgia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Awesome seafood at a reasonable price. Relaxed atmosphere. Will definitely go back. Had the shrimp and friend had snow crab. Was amazing.

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Hot Springs Village, Arkansas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

The big attraction here is walking distance from The King and Prince...my husband loved it, so we ate there twice in a week. He had the fried oysters and still raves about them. I had the deviled crab cakes the first night and they were not bad for a new chef's interpretation...a bit over seasoned but he may be zealous.... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We had not been to St. Simons Island for some 15 years or more. We had eaten at the Crab Trap several times before. Either I am getting old or the food was not as good as I remembered. OK fried oysters. Battered dipped fries were ok. Cole slaw was poor. Hush puppies were fine but may well have been... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

Started off getting sat at a really bad cramped table. Our small and very overpriced drinks arrived quickly. We ordered a dozen oysters...they were not fresh, extremely small. Then came the main dishes. I ordered soft shell crabs. I got obviously frozen, small, and just sad looking crabs. I got a huge pile of fries...battered in tempura batter, as were... More 

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Riverside, CA
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51 reviews 51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

The Crab Trap has been around for many years and we just visited it after an absence of over 20 years. It hasn't lost a thing! The ambiance is great, the staff attentive and very friendly, and the food is wonderful! If you like soft shell crab--this is the place to go! Very reasonably priced too.

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Address: 1209 Ocean Blvd, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-4222
Phone Number: 912-638-3552
Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Golden Isles of Georgia  >  Saint Simons Island
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: Seafood

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