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The Crab Shack

40 Estill Hammock Rd, Tybee Island, GA 31328-9702
+1 912-786-9857
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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All hours
CUISINES
Bar, American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
40 Estill Hammock Rd, Tybee Island, GA 31328-9702
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Reviewed yesterday

Visited the Crab Shack on the recommendation of a friend. It's a fun, funky place! Sadly the food was just---OK. I had the Low Country Boil; the shrimp was overcooked & the sausage was cool & tasteless. A very small piece of corn on the...More

Thank Pilgrimonthemove
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Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

I've been to the Crab Shack a few times now, and I thought I should finally do a review. It's been a perfect experience every time--from the food to the service--and it's just one of the coolest places you can go for dinner. Take time...More

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thecrabshack, Guest Relations Manager at The Crab Shack, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience! We are happy to hear that you consider us a "must" when visiting Tybee Island! We're glad that you enjoyed our Captain Crab's seafood sampler platter, as well as our unique ambiance, the service you...More

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Always great food, and our server Hailee went above and beyond to make sure the rest of our trip was memorable

Thank SmilingMedusa
Reviewed 2 days ago

Server name Ana was excellent and great customer service. She's knowledgeable and helpful. The atmosphere is one of a kind, thanks Ana for a wonderful experience.More

Thank newsite34
thecrabshack, Guest Relations Manager at The Crab Shack, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience! We're glad that you enjoyed your meal, as well as our unique ambiance and the service you received- we will be sure to pass your compliments on to Ana. We appreciate you recommending us to...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Where people eat in their bare feet you can eat outside or inside we prefer to eat out side as there is lots of shade and a nice breeze blowing tables are well stocked with suppliesMore

Thank Willie K
thecrabshack, Guest Relations Manager at The Crab Shack, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience! We're glad that you enjoyed your meal, as well as our unique ambiance and our well stocked tables at our tables in the screened in dining rooms. We appreciate you recommending us to others, and...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

The atmosphere was fun, but the food was just ok. nothing extra special but tasty none the less. We didn't find the wait staff anything to write home about, either. We did enjoy walking the property and seeing the alligators, and the rescued parrots.More

Thank KristiTyson
thecrabshack, Guest Relations Manager at The Crab Shack, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience! We're glad that you enjoyed our unique ambiance, but we are terribly sorry to hear that you found your meal and service to be only average. Please do always ask for a manager if ever...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

A real crab shack atmosphere. All sorts of options for sea food on the menu with a few other items. The low country boil shrimp was good. The sausage was salty and the casing had no snap. The Alaskan King Crab was quite good.More

Thank sheldn
thecrabshack, Guest Relations Manager at The Crab Shack, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience! We're glad that you enjoyed our Alaskan Red King crab and our unique ambiance, but we are terribly sorry to hear that you did not care for the sausage in our Low Country boil. Please...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

The ambiance of the restaurant is cool (alligators, birds, etc), but the food was just okay. There are other restaurants in the area with much better food.More

Thank Teresa O
thecrabshack, Guest Relations Manager at The Crab Shack, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience! We're glad that you enjoyed our unique ambiance, but we are terribly sorry to hear that you found your meal to be only average. Please do always ask for a manager if ever there is...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The crabshack is a family-style restaurant. From the outside it looks a lot nicer than inside. But the food is really yummy. Especially those crab cakes. There is 35 people That I met with and we all had a great time and loved the food.

Thank EvelynSpeaks
thecrabshack, Guest Relations Manager at The Crab Shack, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience! We're glad that you enjoyed our homemade deviled crabs, as well as our unique ambiance and outdoor dining deck. We appreciate you recommending us to others, and we look forward to your next visit!

Reviewed 4 days ago

Loved the whole property and surroundings. Food was great, service was good. The trees were so pretty. They obviously do a good business and have a lot of traffic. The only thing I did not like was eating off a paper plate but can see...More

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thecrabshack, Guest Relations Manager at The Crab Shack, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience! We're glad that you enjoyed your meal, as well as our unique ambiance, our interactive Gator Lagoon, and the service you received. We appreciate you recommending us to others, and we look forward to your...More

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Sheri S
We have a group of 11. Do you take reservations?
May 2, 2017|
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Response from thecrabshack | Property representative |
Reservations are not necessary or accepted for groups of fewer than 30 people, as we have seating for over 700 guests and frequently seat walk in groups of 15 or more people. Please see the hostess when you arrive and you... More
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shazkappo2017
Do you sell beer and wine?
April 9, 2017|
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Response from thecrabshack | Property representative |
Yes! We have three full service bars and offer local, import, and domestic bottled beers, red & white wines by the glass and bottle, and just about any mixed drink or shot you could want. We look forward to your visit!
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mike w
We plan on visiting on April 11. Are you before or after Ft. Pulaski coming onto the island? We are trying to decide on lunch or dinner here. We plan to go to Tybee around lunch time and tour the fort.
February 15, 2017|
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Response from thecrabshack | Property representative |
Hi Mike W! We are about 5 minutes east of Fort Pulaski on the north end of Tybee Island, on Chimney Creek. The restaurant is open from 11:30am - 9pm on April 11th, and we would love to have you join us for lunch or dinner!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$8 - $20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Estill Hammock Rd, Tybee Island, GA 31328-9702
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Tybee Island
  • Phone Number: +1 912-786-9857
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Description
The Crab Shack isn't just a restaurant, it's a destination! We seat more than 700 guests and offer both indoor and outdoor dining options. Both dining rooms and our outdoor dining deck offer picturesque views of Chimney Creek. Both the young and young-at-heart will enjoy our interactive, educational "Gator Lagoon" which is home to 78 baby alligators; our aviary which is home to more than a dozen rescued exotic birds, and our "Gift Shack". The Crab Shack offers traditional Low Country fare, including fresh streamed and boiled seafood and slow-cooked BBQ. We also have a kid's menu available with burgers, hot dogs, and pizza. The Crab Shack is and always has been a family owned business, and recently began shipping our entrees in ready-to-be-cooked kits through LoCo To Go. Stop by and experience all we have to offer for yourself!