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MacElwee's Seafood

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101 Lovell Ave, Tybee Island, GA 31328
912-786-8888
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Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
She crab soup + sherry = yum!

Love the soup and snow crabs!landlovers not so great, but seafood is great. Mothers 80th birthday, so nice server brought her a little shot of sherry to put in her soup. She loved it!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
christyb971
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Warner Robins, Georgia
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Warner Robins, Georgia
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Love the soup and snow crabs!landlovers not so great, but seafood is great. Mothers 80th birthday, so nice server brought her a little shot of sherry to put in her soup. She loved it!

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Thank christyb971
Fort Valley
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love the grouper that I had. My husband had the crab legs and they where some of the best he has had

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Thank travelsafe2016
Conyers, GA
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217 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a small restaurant. There is a bar, but no one was at the bar when we came. I chose to have the shrimp and scallops, and my companion had the filet and shrimp. A bit pricey, but not too bad. My fried food (tempura) was excellent, though a bit undercooked. No complaints though. I enjoyed it a lot. The... More 

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Thank travelwriter52
Newport News, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not only was this a laid back fun environment. The food was awesome! I was a bit worried about the prices until our food arrived. We were well fed for a great price. Can't wait to visit again.

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Thank terrih566
Mogadore, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant was recommended to us by locals. It was great food with reasonable prices. The atmosphere was nice and we really liked the crab dip that they had there. We would go there again.

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Thank Christy B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

Went there twice marathon week. Seafood is fresh and local, best we've ever had! Awesome service! Highly recommend! Best restaurant on Tybee.

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Thank RonaldandMisty B
Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

My wife always wants seafood when we are on a coast anywhere and we found this place in the middle of a rainy downpour that chased us off the beach. I believe they were caught off guard since everyone decided to have lunch at the same time and were a little understaffed so we waited longer than normal I think... More 

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Thank Tony D
Bristol, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015 via mobile

The food here wasn't horrible, nor was it great. Just your average seafood restaurant, and portion size doesn't seem adequate for the price either. It's not that you won't enjoy your meal here, however it's not likely a place you'll return to each time you are on vacation. I know I won't!

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Thank VFL_Kenny
Aurora, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

We stopped in for a fresh fish dinner and were not disappointed. the staff was very friendly and the food was great.

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Thank jethro6218
Mineral, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

we stop there last night, lots of local seafood with a good size portion and friendly service. A nice place when you visit Tybee Island. With really great key kime pie

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 101 Lovell Ave, Tybee Island, GA 31328
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Tybee Island
  • Phone Number: 912-786-8888

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 20
  • Cuisine: Seafood, American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?