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The Crab Trap

31 N 2nd St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-4101
+1 904-261-4749
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good25%
  • Average19%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“hush puppies” (106 reviews)
“crab legs” (53 reviews)
“fish dip” (40 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
31 N 2nd St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-4101
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211 - 220 of 963 reviews

Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

The crab was excellent and this was a wonderful restaurant for our first seafood meal while traveling. Enjoyed it very much and would stop again. Excellent service as well. Thank you.

Thank Dana Y
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Great food, great service. I highly recommend it to anyone visiting the Fernandina Beach and Amelia Island area.

Thank Jeffrey H
Reviewed 29 July 2016

If you want crab legs go to Atlantic Seafood Mart and cook your own! Don't waste your money here. It's all frozen and gross! Soggy shrimp and crab legs, weird fries- they looked old! Some of this stuff is obviously left over or overcooked. It...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 29 July 2016

We ate here for the first time 2 years ago on our honeymoon and liked it so much we come back every year. Although we've stayed in Daytona our last 2 trips to Florida, I always plan our vacation where we have time to stop...More

Thank beckanoelle50
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Enjoyed the meal and drinks. Loved the island and Caribbean mix of food choices on menu. Disappointed that kitchen shuts down at 9 p.m. (Actually it was 8:50 p.m. on Saturday). Which was when groups of people touring the town were coming in to eat...More

Thank ijkabndntlyblsd
Reviewed 28 July 2016

My self and son and daughter had dinner there, with tip it was 120.00 which included a seafood dinner for 2 and a steak and 1 appetizer. I guess what struck me was the average dinner taste. I seriously think the food at captain D's...More

Thank Janet T
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Friendly staff & quick service. Shrimp is great but the battered fries was not so good. The seafood dip is really good. A little pricey

Thank Harvey H
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Visited here for dinner with my husband while in town. He had the fried shrimp And I had the coconut shrimp. I liked his better since the coconut shrimp had more breading than I prefer. Drinks were okay. I would stay with beer or their...More

Thank 6Street
Reviewed 27 July 2016

We tried it again this year hoping for a better outcome, but were disappointed again. The oysters on the half shell were warm, the crab legs were over-cooked, the fried fish and shrimp was nothing to write home about and the service was slow. They...More

Thank clwyse
Crab T, Manager at The Crab Trap, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2016

We are very sorry to hear that both of your visits weren't memorable. We work everyday to do better and we appreciate your comments.

Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Tried out crab trap for the first time and was not impressed. The staff was friendly and the atmosphere was great but the food was not up to par and was overpriced for the portions and wuality. Compared to several of the other seafood restaurants...More

Thank ShayneBeavor
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Bevseth
30 November 2016|
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Response from Crab T | Property representative |
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Rosesbluff
29 April 2016|
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Response from Cynthia M | Reviewed this property |
I apologize, but I do not know the answer to that question BUT their number is (904) 261-5310!
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ANNGREG
28 July 2015|
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Response from Crab T | Property representative |
We open at 11am everyday
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 45
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 N 2nd St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-4101
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Amelia Island  >  Fernandina Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 904-261-4749
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Description
Family-owned and operated since 1979! Please visit our website to see our full menu and more information!Casual dining in an eclectic, nautical atmosphere with friendly staff and a variety of tasty choices.Lunch AND Dinner served 7 days a week starting at 11:00am and 5:00pm. Serving fresh local seafood: blackened, broiled, grilled or fried; also chicken, steaks, and raw oysters year-round. A Kid's Menu with plenty of choices. And NOW featuring a "Smaller Catch" Menu for those looking for a lighter meal!Beer, wine, cocktails at TWO Full Bars...be sure to visit the upstairs Sunset Bar with views of the Fernandina Beach Marina while you're here!Reservations not required, but call-aheads for parties of 10 or more are greatly appreciated.
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