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“Not impressed”

Folly Beach Crab Shack
Ranked #2 of 37 Restaurants in Folly Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $20
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Bar
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Takeout
Description: Relaxed laid back Island Restaurant. Featuring Local Grilled, Steamed & Fried Seafood! Outside Dining & Raw Bar. Voted # 1 by Folly Beach Local's & Voted Best Seafood Spot, Southern Living Magazine,2012. Live Steel Drums every Thursday night! Relax, Slow down, It's Folly Beach!
Reviewed November 23, 2012

A friend of mine recommended this restaurant so we thought we would give it a try. I ordered a crab dip appetizer for $8. Our waitress brought out a plastic saucer of something the size of an ice cream scoop and a few captain's wafers. I thought it may have been a complimentary appetizer but realized it was the crab dip. Then we ordered a seafood bucket for $18. The waitress said it was enough for one person and she was right. I thought the food was overpriced. Their food may be great but I was not willing to pay over $50 to find. out. I thought going to a seafood restaurant on the coast would not be so expensive. I was not willing to pay their prices.

1  Thank Joseph C
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LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded November 25, 2012

Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your visit. We strive to exceed all our guests expectations and I feel as though we let you down. I assure you I will personally address all issues you mentioned & check on the portion you received on the Crab dip. As you know, Crab legs have gone way up in the past year. I apologize and wanted to reach out to you personally. Please feel free to call me at 843-437-2546. I would love the opportunity to make things right. We all work way to hard for our money & we have always had a 100% money back policy for our guests. sencerely, Ron Hill

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Reviewed November 13, 2012

Order a bucket of seafood and leave satisfied! Oysters, shrimp, crab, potato, sausage served up in perfect fashion!
The wait staff was superb!

1  Thank Jay M
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LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded November 14, 2012

Jay, Thanks for letting us know about your visit. The Buckets give our guests a little bit of everything. I am glad that you enjoyed the seafood & I will let our team members know that you also loved the service. Hope to see you on your next visit. Ron & Staff

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Reviewed November 8, 2012

Great place to relax and eat some of the best food. The fried green tomatoes with the sauce, followed by the crab cakes are the best you will ever eat. The key lime pie is fantastic. wash it all down with the sweet tea, and it is very affordable. The owner Ron is very nice and goes to each table and checks how everything is, and the waiters and waitresses are great. I would tell anyone too go eat here, you wont be sorry. Big fan of Crabs

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LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded November 17, 2012

Lorie, Thanks for letting us know about your visit. I love walking around and meeting all our guests when possible. That is one of the things I love best. So glad that ya'll enjoyed everything & I will pass along your praises to the rest of our team members. Hope to see you again on your next visit to the Shack! Ron & Staff

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Reviewed November 5, 2012

the crab legs & low country boil are Superb. The local shrimp is hands down The BEST I've EVER eaten. The fresh loacl fish & flounder are both EXCELLENT too. The stuffed mushroom appetizer is also an all-time fave. These are just to name a few! Actually, EVERTHING they serve is truly Excellent. Great Service. Super-friendly, laid-back atmosphere. Great specials. Great local entertainment. What MORE could you ask for??? You DEFINITELY want to go here!!! :) :) :)

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LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded November 10, 2012

Cheryl, Thank you so much for taking the time to let us know about your visit. We love what we do & we love to be able to offer the best seafood available. I will pass along your kind words to all our team members! We hope to see you again soon on your next visit to Folly Beach. Ron & Staff

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Reviewed October 24, 2012

Great atmosphere, great vibe, and wonderful oysters. They apologized that they did not have local oysters but this former Alabama girl loved the Gulf oysters they served.

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thanksfordining, Guest Relations Manager at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded October 26, 2012

We hope you come back to visit us again! Thank you for writing such a nice review!

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