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“Ahhh! fried everything!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Folly Beach Crab Shack

Folly Beach Crab Shack
26 Center Street, Folly Beach, SC 29439
843 588-3080
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Ranked #11 of 27 Restaurants in Folly Beach
Price range: $5 - $20
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Bar, Oyster Bar
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Relaxed laid back Island Restaurant. Featuring Local Grilled, Steamed & Fried Seafood! Outside Dining & Raw Bar. Voted # 1 by Folly Beach Local's & Voted Best Seafood Spot, Southern Living Magazine,2012. Live Steel Drums every Thursday night! Relax, Slow down, It's Folly Beach!
Salado, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Ahhh! fried everything!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

My husband and I were looking for some fresh-from-the-water sea food, and we sure found it here! We split the captians platter, which was shrimp, fish, oysters and clams, and our choice of sides. It was plenty for both of us and only $20.00. Great food - great deal!

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this review, March 7, 2013
Thanks, We love to hear back from our guests. We have and always will strive to be value minded as well as serving the best seafood available. Thank you again for taking the time to let us know how we did. Hope to see you soon on your next trip to the edge of america! Ron Hill
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English first
Orangeburg, South Carolina
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 27 cities Reviews in 27 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“Great food on a return visit!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013 via mobile

Just your basic fried fish house/beach bar but they do it well. I had the shrimp and oyster platter and it was terrific. My wife got the lunch menu popcorn shrimp and flounder. She was very impressed with her serving size and could not finish it. The greeter and wait staff were friendly and attentive. Only complaint - a lackluster, bland cole slaw.

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LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this review, March 7, 2013
Thanks for your review. I will let our chef and his staff know how much you enjoyed everything and will also check the coleslaw recipe. Thanks again and we hope to see ya'll again soon. Ron & Staff
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NC
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203 restaurant reviews
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63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
“I wish we could eat here again.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

This was a fun place to eat. The Palmetto draft beer was cold. We ate in the enclosed room on the patio; it was a little windy outside, and a bird visited us through the crack in the tarp. There were some droppings on the inside of the benches, but none on the tables. We ate the Mango Shrimp Tacos which were a little spicy and the Little Crabby Charlie with fried green tomatoes on an English muffin. The food was great, and the staff was helpful also.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this review, March 7, 2013
I am glad that you enjoyed everything and we will address the bird issue. Thanks again for taking the time to let us know about the food & the service. I willl pass along your kind words to all my team members. Sincerely, Ron Hill
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Jefferson, Georgia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“Best She-crab Soup Ever!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

We ate there on a Saturday night & it was the best meal we had on our entire trip. The atmosphere is very laid-back & casual, with various rooms to meet any dining set-up & mood you may have. The She-Crab Soup was the best I've ever eaten anywhere in Charleston or in Savannah. Everyone in our group was impressed with the quality of the meal and the service. I would definitely go out of my way to eat here again!

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this review, March 7, 2013
Thank you. The she crab soup is the real deal. I am glad that everyone enjoyed their visit wth us. We love to hear about how our guests experiences were. Hope to see you again soon. Ron & Staff
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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114 reviews 114 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 34 cities Reviews in 34 cities
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
“Cool Spot”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

Stopped here for a snack on our way out of town. I had noticed a few hours earlier that the covered outdoor seating area was really crowded at lunch time. We had some steamed shrimp and crab legs. Both were good. We had a few fruity cocktails. They were too sweet for me but I know many people would like that type of drink on a beach vacation. The server was friendly and attentive. Just a cool beachy place. Overall a good experience.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this review, March 7, 2013
Thank you so much for taking the time and giving us a reveiw. We have always wanted to be a beachy litte place where you could relax and enjoy some great seafood. Next time try our margarita, it's my favorite over the tropical drinks. Let us know when you are on Folly. Would love to meet you in person. Thanks again for your kind words. Ron Hill
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