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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%
Travellers talk about
“crab legs” (132 reviews)
“seafood” (256 reviews)
“clams” (41 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
26 Center Street, Folly Beach, SC 29439
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Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

The fried shrimp and flounder are good, with large portions of both. The. Collards, and Charleston caviar sides were not quite up to par. The collards were mostly juice and the caviar was all black eyed peas. Drink prices are very reasonable. Overall the meals...More

Thank melissalum
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2017

Thank you for letting me know about your visit. I assure you I have addressed the collards with my Chef. They normally get raving reviews. I am also sorry that the Charleston caviar was not better explained, it is all black eye peas with marinade...More

Reviewed 5 February 2017

Looking for local food and good seafood, go no further! I stayed on Folly Beach with 7 of my girlfriends, we enjoyed this place so much we went 2 times to eat and a 3rd time we got the She Crab Soup for Take Out....More

1  Thank Angela G
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2017

Thank you so much! I really enjoyed meeting ya'll and serving your group. We love to make all our guests welcome and to exceed their expectations. I will also share your review with my team members as well. See you on your next visit to...More

Reviewed 4 February 2017

We had no prior knowledge of the Folly Beach Crab Shack, but because we were getting a little hungry, we decided to stop. We were really pleasantly surprised. This is just the kind of restaurant you expect to find on the beach. Not fancy, but...More

Thank missplum55
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2017

Thank you! The shrimp & grits are a local favorite, and you can never go wrong with the folly river fried flounder sandwich. I will pass along your kind words to my Chef and his team as well as all my team members. They all...More

Reviewed 28 January 2017

Went for dinner as recommended by hotel. had the low country boil (oysters, mussels & clams) Very over-cooked, not much taste. too many potatoes in the bottom and only one quarter of a piece of corn. Will not return. Very disappointed.More

Thank Buggett55
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2017

Wow, one visit, no opportunity to make things right. never coming back...Thank you for taking the time to let me know about your visit. As you can see by all our other reviews, we normally exceed our guest's expectations. I know we are better than...More

Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

We went to this restaurant based on the reviews and also the owner response to the reviews. We are so glad we did!!! From the moment we walked in the door we felt so welcome. Everyone was super friendly. Our drinks were great and the...More

Thank Cindy G
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to let me know about your visit! I will share your review with Lauren as well as all my team members! They all share my passion on serving our guests the Best in Seafood and service! We...More

Reviewed 28 January 2017

We went here for dinner as it was recommended by hotel staff and also close to the hotel -- we both ordered the low country boil -we chose the one with Oyster, Mussels & Clams - the food was all over cooked reducing the Clam...More

Thank ExecChef
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2017

Thank you for your opinion. I see that you are an Executive Chef, With that in mind, I would expect you of all people to let anyone know about your Steam bucket. We would have appreciated the professional curiosity of having had an opportunity to...More

Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

This is a great little beach town shanty type restaurant. Seating is available inside, or on an outside covered patio. I chose the outside seating. Lots of great seafood items on the menu but what caught my eye was the tomato pie. It was filled...More

Thank Social_robin
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2017

Thank you! The tomato pie is a Johns Island recipe. We just add some awesome local shrimp & crab meat. I am glad that you tried the key lime pie as well, it's another house made recipe that we are very proud of! We hope...More

Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Great food, great waiter. This was a great memorable experience. We will definitely be back. The group I was with all enjoyed the food, waiter and atmosphere. We went to several other restaurants during our visit we won't go to those again but crab shack...More

Thank Connie D
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2017

Thank you so much! I will pass along your review with Jason as well as all my team members! I am glad that you had such a memorable visit. We hope to be able to serve you again soon! Ron & Staff

Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went for dinner. It's literally a shack and obviously caters to the "on season" crowd, BUT it was perfect for a Thursday night in the "off season" as well. There were only three other people there. I had shrimp and grits...More

Thank April O
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2017

Thank you so much for all your kind words. I will share them with my amazing Chef and Staff as they all share my passion in serving the very best seafood at reasonable prices and amazing service. Thanks again and we hope to be able...More

Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

The Freshest seafood prepared with love right off the beach. Great atmosphere. We will definitely be back soon!More

Thank Angela D
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2017

Thank you! We strive to offer the best and freshest seafood with amazing service. I am blessed to have such an amazing team! I will pass along your to my Chef, he always says the secret ingredient is love! We hope to be able to...More

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Sharon S
22 September 2017|
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Response from LCH076 | Property representative |
Yes we do on the outside tables
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camille88701
21 March 2017|
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Response from LCH076 | Property representative |
We don't but do use the local blue crab meat in our crab cakes
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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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
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
  • E-mail
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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