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“The Choices on Tybee are not Great... But This Place Was Very Good”
Review of The Crab Shack

The Crab Shack
Ranked #4 of 55 Restaurants in Tybee Island
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $20
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout
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!
Reviewed June 18, 2014

If you love the old beat up fishing shack atmosphere then you will love this place. The food was very good. We had the shell fish special and they brought us tons of food. There is no way you will go away hungry from this place. The service was very good. Parking is somewhat of a pain if you get there later in the evening. Tons of interesting things to walk around and see after you eat. One huge negative.... the majority of their seating is outside so don't go there if it is raining!

Thank jelh47
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Reviewed June 18, 2014

We have to visit The Crab House every time we visit Savannah. It is just a short drive from Savannah and not far from Tybee Beach. The atmosphere is very relaxed and the food is very good. We will visit again.

Thank Patty C
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Reviewed June 18, 2014 via mobile

We stopped in here on our way to Savannah on a Sunday for lunch. We arrived early, before the lunch crowd. Very fun atmosphere. We ordered and our kids had fun looking around. An hour and a half later, we still had not received our food! At first our waitress checked on us a couple of times but after about 45 minutes into our wait, we had trouble flagging her down. My husband finally got up to find her and we were told our food still wasn't ready! We asked to just pay for our drinks so we could go elsewhere. A manager did come over and comp our drinks, which we appreciated. For good food and good service, look at some of the other places on Tybee.

Thank Karen H
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Reviewed June 18, 2014 via mobile

The food was good but the service was not very good. It was a busy night but we would have liked to get more than one refill during our visit

Thank MattandBeth D
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Reviewed June 18, 2014 via mobile

The food was pretty good. We got the sampler and enjoyed it. Some down sides to the restaurant is that there are cats running around and they need to keep the place a little bit more clean. I'm an animal lover but just not around my food in a public place. Although I must say that the cats were good about not bother you. It's just the fact they were there in a public restaurant. I understand that an outside restaurant is hard to keep clean...but whipping down the table and whipping the grime off of the hot sauce bottle isn't that hard...Overall it was a good meal and our wait staff was great for keeping us filled up on drinks and whatever else we needed (including showing us how to eat crawfish).

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