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The Crab Trap

1209 Ocean Blvd, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-4222
+1 912-638-3552
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“crab soup” (50 reviews)
“hush puppies” (54 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1209 Ocean Blvd, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-4222
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Reviewed April 28, 2016

We have been living on St Simons Island for about 6 months and have tried several of the excellent restaurants. This place has a three cluster serving of nice sized pink shelled crab legs.They also serve great sides and we usually get the slaw and...More

Thank Blueyesriding
Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

We ate here on a Thursday night for an early dinner. The parking lot is shared by another seafood restaurant next door and we had to park across the street. We were seated right away. The decor is basic but the food is excellent. Our...More

Thank Gerard M
Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

We came here after checking in to our rental house because it was within walking distance, it was late and we were starving. We got the shrimp dip which was excellent. We both had the shrimp and grits and they were incredibly good; roasted tomatoes,...More

Thank Kim M
Reviewed April 23, 2016

We've been Crab Trap customers for years. Seafood prepared several ways--fried, broiled, grilled, blackened --and the sides are exceptional. Save room for the battered fries and hush puppies.

Thank Mary P
Reviewed April 22, 2016

We had a large group here for supper. The food was good - everyone was pleased. Our waitress was good and was able to handle us and a busy restaurant with great ease. I had broiled shrimp and it was delicious, but I was still...More

Thank pitterpat000
Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

This was your typical vacation seafood platter place. Good bar and you could wait outside with a drink under the covered porch, decent seafood although nothing special. Good service.

Thank michelle s
Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

Party of 10, kids and adults, it was FINTABULOUS! Can't go wrong, we had it all-will definitely be back! It's all tastes!

Thank Angela W
Reviewed April 5, 2016

The place exuded some charm, the hostess rather nice, and the waitress okay, yet the food was barely edible. The worst sea crab soup imaginable, and I have tried many. A cup flooded with grease, a salty too-liquidy broth, and some small flecks of crab....More

Thank JAWAtlanta
ramsey m, General Manager at The Crab Trap, responded to this reviewResponded April 7, 2016

Very sorry to hear your meal was not up to our standards. The Crab Soup and Seafood Casserole are prepared fresh daily along with all of our menu items. We only use fresh shredded cheddar cheese for the Casserole. These are two of our most...More

Reviewed April 4, 2016

Best shrimp and grits I have had anywhere in the South. A slightly different presentation but, if you a re shrimp and grits fan, guaranteed you will clean your plate.

1  Thank David C
Reviewed April 3, 2016

We were staying at a nearby hotel and didn't want to take home any leftover food so we both ordered the crabmeat casserole. It was eatable. Lots of shrimp but the rest was a gooey mess with hardly any crab meat to speak of and...More

Thank MCpadron
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Response from Ready2Go2Day | Reviewed this property |
Least expensive of all places we ate while vacationing on SSI.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1209 Ocean Blvd, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-4222
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Golden Isles of Georgia  >  Saint Simons Island
  • Phone Number: +1 912-638-3552
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