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MacElwee's Seafood

101 Lovell Ave, Tybee Island, GA 31328-9541
+1 912-786-8888
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good25%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“shrimp trio” (14 reviews)
“seafood” (95 reviews)
“hush puppies” (39 reviews)
4:00 pm - 9:30 pmAll hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
101 Lovell Ave, Tybee Island, GA 31328-9541
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Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

Good but very pricey. Well worth it for the fresh seafood. Friendly service and easy to find. Recommend the flounder. Relaxing atmosphere after a day at the beach!

Thank KrisRenee
Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

Nice little seafood restaurant. We were visiting from upstate South Carolina. We were enjoying ourselves until one of the staff, apparently in a bad mood, started cleaning a table and kept jerking the table around making an awful noise. A few minutes later she was...More

1  Thank Nelson B
Reviewed 2 August 2015

WE had a delightful meal at MacElwee's, good portions of fried seafood. We felt for the waitstaff as they tried to chase down folks from the table next to ours who skipped out. Sorry example for their children for sure. Nice music in the background....More

Thank May A
Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed this place so much, we actually ate here two nights in a row. I had the blackened grouper and it was perfectly cooked. I had the same dish, just Oscar Style the next night and it was just as wonderful. The service was...More

Thank Erica H
Reviewed 28 July 2015

Delicious fried and boiled seafood. Corn was fresh and hush puppies were yummy. Cold pitchers of beer and a friendly staff.

Thank Jackie H
Reviewed 27 July 2015

Don't come straight off the beach expecting to get in. Dress code is displayed at entrance. Having got that outta the way, once we were seated (had to wait 30 minutes), forgot about that dress code thing. If you have a Vegan in your midst,...More

Thank DakotaDav83
Reviewed 25 July 2015

We eat here often enough that they know our faces and our orders. The deviled crab and shrimp trio are amazing, along with the steak and pecan pie. If you are on Tybee Island and looking for somewhere to eat, come here! The service is...More

Thank zakcraig
Reviewed 21 July 2015

Seems a little uptight! Not the normal Tybee place. Lots of rules to enter the building. Food was Ok but a little over priced.

Thank carolinatravelin
Reviewed 18 July 2015

We had Stephanie and she was the best server we could have asked for..She did an excellent job and the food was delicious.

Thank Drew B
Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

Spent a week on Tybee and went everywhere from Paula Deens restraunt to Sting Rays and this by far was the best meal! Candace the server was amazing as well. It is small so if you have to wait just put your big girl panties...More

Thank Cesilee R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 20
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Lovell Ave, Tybee Island, GA 31328-9541
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Tybee Island
  • Phone Number: +1 912-786-8888
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