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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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  • 97
    Excellent
  • 78
    Very good
  • 35
    Average
  • 19
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Food is good, service was not impressive. Portions versus price

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
Scott K
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Rome, Georgia
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
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Rome, Georgia
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We went here with some locals for Shrimp. We had fried, grilled, and blackened shrimp - all good. Battered french fries were unusual. Grilled brussel sprouts were even more unusual, and quite good. Service was spotless. What's not to like? $100.00 plus tip for 4 people and three beers, may be a little steep, but then it's St. Simons Island.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

My husband and I ate here while visiting St. Simons island. The service was good and the food delicious! Their prices are a little on the high side in my opinion. But we will definitely visit again.

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Chicago area
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We had to try out the seafood at this restaurant with a name like, "The Crab Trap!" It was more of a bar atmosphere, but had seating for large parties like ours. It was good for the price!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Great food and quick service. A little pricey but worth it. We will definitely be back. Just a short walk from our room near King & Prince hotel.

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Griffin, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

The food is wonderful, and fresh. The waitress was busy, but still attentive. She had multiple tables, but we were never ignored. It is a bit pricey, but the food is worth it. It's fun for kids, b/c they have a trash can in the middle of the table for shells. My two year old loved throwing the trash away.... More 

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Salisbury, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I reviewed the Crab Trap a few years ago after our first visit, and having just enjoyed another meal there last week, I have to say this is still one of my family's favorite restaurants. The greeters were friendly, so was our waitress. The meal was excellent. I had the crab soup, followed by a plate of fried oysters, broiled... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Very family friendly specializing in fried dishes. Get there early or you will wait. Love their fried shrimp and battered fries. Every table has a hole in the center with a trash can underneath for shrimp tails, etc. We go every time we visit SSI.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Very good food across the board and the service was excellent. We had Shrimp, Crab Legs, Mahi and Seafood Casserole. The only negative was the breaded fries but next time I know to get them naked.

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 via mobile

Even the french fries were breaded before they were fried. Pricey. Have had better service than had when we went.

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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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?