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Gerald's Pig & Shrimp


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Come as you are, bring the family...eat, drink and be merry. Gerald’s Pig and Shrimp is a casual outdoor dining establishment, backdropped with towering shade trees and located across the road from Tybee Island’s sprawling salt-water marshes. The brick patio is housed in an open air structure, a 14’ high pole barn fabricated with reclaimed materials, beautifully landscaped and decked out with an array of eclectic eye-candy. We specialize in slow-smoked meats pork, ribs and brisket, as well, fresh, Wild Georgia shrimp, fried, boiled or sauteed. All our sauces and marinades are made in house. We use fresh herbs from our side garden. We offer daily specials, dinners, sandwiches, appetizers and
$7 - $35
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
American, Seafood, Barbecue
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am here at Tybee for Restaurant Week. I was looking forward to Gerald's for fried oysters & hush puppies. I tried it for the first time on last year's Tybee visit & really enjoyed it. I am disappointed 😔 that it's closed for renovation....More

Date of visit: January 2019
3  Thank Terry1465
Reviewed December 30, 2018

Don't let the open air venue and chuck wagon fool you - Gerald's has the best shrimp and hush puppies on Tybee Island. I have been coming here for almost 8 years and have never been disappointed. If you are not in the mood for...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Cassidysmom
Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I have been eating at Gerald's since he opened his restaurant on Tybee. The lightly battered fresh Georgia shrimp is some of the best you will find on the coast. He is currently renovating the restaurant during the off season (today is...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Alicia H
Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

Well well well... what can I say except for FANTASTIC!!! Gerald’s food is not only the absolute best, he is the absolute best as well. I contacted Gerald after researching Tybee Island and reading reviews as I planned a destination wedding without having been there...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Fearless825280
lookingforfun2, Owner at Gerald's Pig & Shrimp, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2018

Was a true pleasure to serve you and your soon to be new Family. Thank you for the opportunity. thanks for the kind words. Gerald

Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

We are from Charleston SC and love shrimp and bbq. The food was great but they had a limited menu so they can close and remodel but no complaints here we will be back!!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jeremy333
Reviewed October 10, 2018

We stopped here coming out of Tybee last weekend. The Pirate Fest was a bit too crowded for us, and we wanted a quick lunch. Having gone past the Pig & Shrimp, it looked like fun so we turned around. Glad we did. Tried their...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Chris C
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

BBQ and shrimp are great. Do not pass it by. Fast service. Very friendly. Duck and chicken wings are something to try.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Terry T
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Great food, great drinks, great service- the trifecta! It’s not fancy but the atmosphere is fantastic. We can’t wait to return. Our wonderful server let us know they would recently be under renovations so we look forward to the new & improves Gerald’s Pig and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Christina L
Reviewed October 7, 2018

If you not looking for a find dining experience with white table cloth or thinks about appropriate clothes and shoes before getting in this is place for you. Just a shack, tables on the ground, no air conditioner, plastic cups and staff who were born...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank astrasport
Reviewed October 6, 2018

What an excellent open air bbq, bar , southern homestyle cooking! Super delicious duck wings, ribs, and fried okra..Great service, and very relaxed setting.

Date of visit: September 2018
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May 18, 2018|
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Response from ajpm18 | Reviewed this property |
No. It’s outside establishment but covered by roof. Don’t let it fool you tho good is amazing!
Kim P
October 20, 2017|
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Response from Judy_and_Doug | Reviewed this property |
Yes! It’s fantastic!
April 19, 2017|
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