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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
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“crawfish” (418 reviews)
“seafood” (1,014 reviews)
“potatoes” (374 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
Bar, Barbecue, American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
40 Estill Hammock Rd, Tybee Island, GA 31328-9702
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: The Crab Shack
1. Savannah's best seafood
"If you love crab legs this is the place to go!"
MandyLouLou
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2. Outdoor dining with a view
"outdoor seating with a light breeze sitting on the waters edge"
AlexK72
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3. Alligator Lagoon
" Don't forget to feed the alligators!"
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1 - 10 of 4,759 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We had a platter for 4 included snow crab, mussels, Jonah crab , crawfish, shrimp, potatoes and sausage, and we had a lb of peel and eat shrimp. Food was great and a good value.

Thank Merrill R
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 9 September 2017

This is my favorite place to eat on Tybee Island, GA!!   I have been going to this restaurant since 2004 and it never gets old.  I introduced my sister to it just recently and was a little worried she would not like it.  She...More

Thank Happy42day
thecrabshack, Guest Relations Manager at The Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

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 our rescued kitties. We appreciate you recommending us to others, and we look forward to your next...More

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Our family visits every time we are in Savannah. Good food, casual atmosphere. Feeding the baby alligators in the warmer months is so much fun! They don’t feed in the colder months. Our favorite meal is the Low Country Boil. Be prepared to get messy...More

Thank Catherine T
Reviewed 2 days ago

Cutesy motto, huh? And, I'm sure that in warm weather (we were there on a cool January day) you can go shoeless.....but, who would want to? The atmosphere is casual. Jimmy Buffet-type music playing, peach baskets for lampshades, rolls of paper towels for napkins... Oh,...More

Thank urbanguy
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Me and my friend have decided to try this place instead of where we usually go in savannah, as soon as we walked up we was seated. Seemed friendly enough. From there it was down hill. Took 15 to have a waitress come and get...More

Thank Cindy E
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you love seafood (the deviled crab dinner, yummy), service (Megan was very attentive and provided quick service) and a great location (the outdoor seating is the best) this the place for you!

Thank Tammy L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Eclectic place with ton of character and baby gators. Friendly staff, truly enjoyed the crab stew. Priced well for the area.More

Thank Dawnmarie C
thecrabshack, Guest Relations Manager at The Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

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

Reviewed 1 week ago

Good shrimp! It's not fancy by any means. Very casual. Good service and good food. Made for a fun lunch after visiting Bonaventure Cemetery and a day outside Savannah.

Thank OkMom
thecrabshack, Guest Relations Manager at The Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

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 appreciate you recommending us to others, and we look forward to your next visit!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing at all wrong with this place. It is huge and in the summer it must be rocking. We were there in January and it was cold so we ate indoors and there weren't many folks around. The service was excellent the Crab Shack stew...More

Thank John D
thecrabshack, Guest Relations Manager at The Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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 appreciate you recommending us to others, and we look forward to your next visit!

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of two restaurants suggested by our hotel front desk, and most certainly the better of the two. We were in the mood specifically for seafood and we got a bunch of it at the Crab Shack! Restaurant was empty, we were promptly...More

Thank ShepherdJW
thecrabshack, Guest Relations Manager at The Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience! We are happy to hear that we were recommended to you by your hotel staff! We're glad that you enjoyed our raw oysters and Captain's sampler platter, as well as our unique ambiance and the...More

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Questions & Answers
Sheri S
2 May 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
10 April 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
16 February 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
USD 8 - USD 20
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
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 - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:00 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!
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