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“Birthday dinner”
Review of The Crab Shack

The Crab Shack
Ranked #7 of 59 Restaurants in Tybee Island
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 8 - USD 20
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations, Takeout
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!
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

My oldest guy requested crab for his birthday dinner and a friend said this was place to go. Great atmosphere and service. My guys are 3 and 4 and enjoyed the place thoroughly! The food was so good they were devouring it. We could barely crack the crab quick enough for them lol. They also enjoyed seeing the bird sanctuary and the kitty visitors. We missed the alligators because was little too chilly at this visit but will be back when is warmer to catch them next time.

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thecrabshack, Guest Relations Manager at The Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience! We are happy to hear that we were a part of your son's birthday celebration! We're glad that you enjoyed your meal, as well as our unique ambiance, our aviary with rescued exotic birds, our rescued kitties, and the service you received. We appreciate you recommending us to others, and we look forward to your next visit!

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Reviewed 6 April 2018

Very beautiful spot on the water. Place is very well laid out and welcoming. Great for kids - they and you can feed the alligators!! Lots to do in a very pleasant setting. Unfortunately the food was in my opinion was very average and the presentation of food on disposable plates took some getting used to. Did not have a platter but that looked very good.

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thecrabshack, Guest Relations Manager at The Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience! We're glad that you enjoyed our unique ambiance and interactive Gator Lagoon, but we are sorry to hear that you found your meal to be only average. Please do always ask for a manager if ever there is anything that does not meet your expectations so that we can take corrective action. We hope that you will join us again in the future so we can show you the food we are famous for!

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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Visited The Crab Shack on a surprisingly busy Wednesday afternoon. Waited about 15 minutes for our table. Visited the alligators while we waited. Service was awesome. Thank you Tara. We appreciated the “crab” Birthday hat for our mom. Food was delicious- shrimp, deviled crab, and mussels were all outstanding.

Thank paigesmd61
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thecrabshack, Guest Relations Manager at The Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2018

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience! We are happy to hear that we were a part of your mom's birthday celebration! We're glad that you enjoyed your meal, as well as our unique ambiance, our interactive Gator Lagoon, and the service you received- we will be sure to pass your compliments on to Tara. We appreciate you recommending us to others, and we look forward to your next visit!

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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

We waited for an hour but there was much to do that the time wasn't too bad. The wait was it because the food was ahhhh-mazing. We got the platter for 3. Best seafood I've had in Georgia snd most places. We sat outdoor, conveniently like a shack area.

Thank Amy C
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thecrabshack, Guest Relations Manager at The Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2018

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience! We're glad that you enjoyed our Captain's sampler platter, as well as our unique ambiance and our views of Chimney Creek from our outdoor deck. We appreciate you recommending us to others, and we look forward to your next visit!

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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Neat outdoor area, but got buggy. Very casual eating, trash can at table, eat off paper products. Happy to see they did have kids menu! Sadly we couldnt feed gators, we were told they werent eating now. Would highly recommend deviled crab (aka crab cakes) they were amazing!

Thank rysoftballstar
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thecrabshack, Guest Relations Manager at The Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience! We're glad that you enjoyed your meal, as well as our unique ambiance. We appreciate you recommending us to others, and we look forward to your next visit!

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