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The Crab Trap

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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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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Cumming, Georgia
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We ate here on our last night and had a wonderful dinner. The price is good and the food was wonderful!! Try the crab legs, you won't go wrong and you'll leave completely full!!!

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Thank curlsgeorgia
Chicago, Illinois
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Easy place to eat at the end of a long beach day. Very casual. Fabulous crabs! Not as expensive as its upscale neighbor - CrabDaddy. We thought it was just as good. Great place for kids.

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Thank conbauer
Hardeeville, South Carolina
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The first does not accept reservations so be prepared for wait time up to 45 min. Crabdaddy's was recommended to us by a local but after consulting reviews we decided for Crab trap across the street. The shrimps and hush puppies were tender, service by Laine attentive. Perfect place for families and large parties but extremely noisy, feeling more like... More 

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Thank mdmaviation
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32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hit it at the right time and almost no wait!!! Yes a little pricey, plan $20pp no alcohol and you'll have a great meal. There were crab legs, shrimp, crab cakes, mahi mahi, shrimp and grits and more at our table and every person left full and happy! The hush puppies are very very good and battered fries unique. Check... More 

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Thank TwinsburgJim
Waukegan, Illinois
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

great service, excellent food! cant wait to return!!!! the shrimp and grits was the best. Almost too much for one sitting, but nevertheless, it was eaten!!! Garlic bread on the side and it was a splendid meal.

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Thank forcedtolivelikethis
Atlanta, Georgia
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the opportunity to visit The Crab Trap last month when another restaurant was extremely packed. Lucky for us because the food was great. I ordered the fried shrimp and hush puppies. You can taste the freshness of the shrimp in every bite. There was no breading to cover up the taste. Nothing but pure shrimp, it was superb.... More 

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Thank delectabletreats
Hardeeville, South Carolina
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're looking for a nice quiet dinner for two with a little bit of ambience this place is not for you. The she-crab soup was very good. The soft shell blue crabs were average at best. The service by Laine B. was excellent. It definitely was not worth the price. A pricey fast food restaurant. I would not come... More 

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Thank JCMayo1945
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always a must when we visit St Simons and again the Crab Trap did not disappoint. Great portions and good service. It has always been worth the wait.

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Thank Scmjr
Atlanta
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great shrimp any way you want them. Fried to perfection. Boiled with Old Bay. Cajun grilled tasty too. Friendly family atmosphere. By far our favorite spot to eat on SSI.

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Thank Ready2Go2Day
Bonaire, Georgia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Crab Trap had the best crab soup on the island to me! So enjoy it. Look forward to next time! Very interesting decor and special memories of this place with friends.

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Thank RedBug2006

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Gluten Free
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, 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
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?