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Folly Beach Crab Shack

26 Center Street, Folly Beach, SC 29439
+1 843-588-3080
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“crab legs” (123 reviews)
“seafood” (237 reviews)
“potatoes” (49 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
26 Center Street, Folly Beach, SC 29439
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Was truly packed but awesome service with Amy Z and a killa' hostess Miss. Jennifer who saw we were starving and got us set up in the Raw Bar while we waited on our table and she got us in quicker than expected! If u...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 days ago

Been here many times and never disappointed. Can get busy during prime time. Friendly staff, nice selection, all the fish dishes are great. Very good shrimp & grits. Peanuts in the shell are a plus.

Thank Larry J
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Delicious food. Fantastic service. Will make a point to go back before I'm stationed elsewhere. Try the seafood casserole. It's what brought me in. Share it with a friend!More

Thank Cathleen H
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for letting me know about your visit. I am glad that you enjoyed the food & service so much! I will share your kind words with all my team members as they all share my passion on serving the very best and the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We over-ordered as we saved our appetite all day for a good seafood meal. The first few dishes were very disappointing: the she-crab soup was very thick... I couldn't eat even 1/2 of the bowl; the fried tomatoes were burned; and the raw oysters were...More

Thank C3ontheroad
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for letting me know about your visit. I assure you I have already addressed the issues you mentioned. I only wished you would have said anything to myself or anyone of my team members about your food you received. We could have more...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family ate here the last day of our vacation- and it was such a wonderful way to end it! So yummy!! I had the shrimp and grits- it was honestly the best food I had all week! All of us tried everyone's food and...More

Thank 776mamabear
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to give us a shout out! I am glad that ya'll enjoyed everything so much! I will share your kind words with all my team members as they all share​ my passion on serving our guest's, Thanks again, Ron...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had to wait about 50 minutes to get a table and the service was slow. I think we caught them on an understaffed night. The food was good, but I would say a bit overpriced - but it's a good restaurant for Folly Beach.More

Thank Chrisfox23
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for letting me know about your visit. I assure you I have shared your review with all my team members as to the importance of great service, even in peak season. As for the food prices, We only use the highest quality and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Long wait. Slow service. Overpriced food. Crab is most likely over 2x overpriced. Long story short -- Tourist trap.More

Thank Don G
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Don, Please call me about your visit to the Folly Beach Crab Shack. I would love to get more information from you. I have and always will have a 100% satisfaction policy. My personal cell is 843-437-2546. I would also like to defend my reputation...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the crab salad special an the fish OMG sandwich. The salad had all fresh greens and a very large portion of crab on top. It came with a vinaigrette dressing. It was a great portion size and every bite was crab. The flounder...More

Thank K J
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much! I appreciate you taking the time to let me know about your experience. I will share your review with my team members as well. They all share my passion on serving our guest's like family & friends. We hope to be...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Wait times can be extreme. Hostess greeting fair; but servers very personable and aimed to make it a nice dining experience.. My wife was looking forward to the oft mentioned ''grouper'' but none to be had. I guess it's a little more high end and...More

Thank herb B
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for letting me know about your visit. As for the Grouper, We buy fresh fish and did not have grouper on the menu. I also wished you would have mentioned anything to anyone about the second crab legs and mussels not being to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place, lots of options even if you don't want seafood. The steamed bucket was amazing and almost more than both of us could eat.

Thank wjs3434
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much! I am glad that you enjoyed everything so much! We love to hear back from our guests. We hope to be able to serve you again on your next trip to paradise! Ron & Staff

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camille88701
21 March 2017|
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Response from gojojo123 | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately no. I wanted steamed blue crab and no one on the island had them, including their seafood market. You may have better luck in Charleston. Good luck!
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Shelby M
21 November 2016|
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Response from parrothdjim | Reviewed this property |
No restaurants on Folly that I'm aware of that you can watch the sunset.
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Shelby M
21 November 2016|
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Response from cai65 | Reviewed this property |
If you are asking can you see the sunset with the beach, for one thing not from inside the building and the outside deck has a cover over it. so I would say no to that also. If you are asking about the sunset with the beach... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 20
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 02:00
Monday
11:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 02:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Center Street, Folly Beach, SC 29439
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Folly Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 843-588-3080
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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!
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