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The Crab Trap

) #35 of 92 Restaurants in Fernandina Beach €€ - €€€ American, , Seafood
31 N 2nd St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-4101
+1 904-261-4749
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good25%
  • Average19%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible9%
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
31 N 2nd St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-4101
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Reviewed 30 April 2016

Mom and I tried the Crab Trap for lunch after going on the Cumberland Island Amelia River Cruise (fantastic by the way!) and overhearing another passenger ask about where to go for seafood, and the mate recommending The Crab Trap. We found the restaurant, read...More

Thank Carolyn B
Crab T, Manager at The Crab Trap, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2016

Glad you stopped in too. Hopeful we will see you again.

Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Best ribeye on the Island, with tasty sides. Get it med-rare. Fun bar atmosphere, super staff and super service. We'll be back!

Thank bd1fan
Crab T, Manager at The Crab Trap, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2016

We do have a amazing Ribeye Thanks for sharing with everyone.

Reviewed 27 April 2016

Good food, good service, local shrimp. How much can I say about a really good restaurant. I have been visiting here for about 25 years and it has never disappointed me.

Thank Jane W
Crab T, Manager at The Crab Trap, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2016

Thank you for being such a loyal customer to us. Good to hear how much you enjoy our restaurant .

Reviewed 25 April 2016

We just got done biking and decided to have a late lunch. Got a great waitress from Loisville who made some recommendations. The $1 margaritas, a bucket of steamed oysters from Loisianna, and the crab soup. They even brought us crackers and the smoked fish...More

Thank IrishPeterson
Crab T, Manager at The Crab Trap, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2016

Great Choice $1 margarita and steamed oyster's . Thank you for your feedback.

Reviewed 25 April 2016

Good local seafood at popular prices with good service. It's a combination that has worked for more than 20 years for the same owner, who still often greets customers and visits them at their tables. Nice setting, great bar and frequently offer specials, especially on...More

Thank Rick S
Crab T, Manager at The Crab Trap, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2016

Glad to hear where do it right. The owner loves talking to his guest. He is here just about every night making sure everyone is happy. Thank you !

Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

This place has the best salmon dip that I have ever tasted. Me and my wife ate there once and than we went back with our children. I will be going back again real soon...... delicious. ................

Thank William S
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

Went to the Crab Trap for dinner with local friends. While the service was great, the food was absolutely mundane. Nothing remarkable. Nothing exceptional. Nothing memorable. Will not be going back.

Thank Kevin F
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

Went for appetizers only. Good selection. We chose the crab bisque. Very tasty. Full meals were expensive, but to be expected for this tourist area. This was in a Quaint interior with full size shrimping apparatus displayed overhead. Educational for us non-shrimpers. Appeared to be...More

Thank Suzyjeanr
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Over the years, we've had great and not-so-great meals here, but the last couple of times we visited, our food was great. We especially enjoy the fried shrimp. The kids LOVE the desserts! The service has always been friendly, and the decor is fun and...More

Thank holle a
Reviewed 21 April 2016

After reviewing the menu and reading reviews we finally sat down for a meal. It did not help that the waiter did not know his menu. We had the stuffed shrimp and seafood casserole au gratin, one of their signature dishes. I am not sure...More

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Bevseth
Are you taking reservations for New Year's Eve?
30 November 2016|
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Response from Crab T | Property representative |
yes
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Rosesbluff
Happy hour?
28 April 2016|
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Response from Cynthia M | Reviewed this property |
I apologize, but I do not know the answer to that question BUT their number is (904) 261-5310!
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ANNGREG
are you open for lunch during the week .. what are your hours of operation?
28 July 2015|
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Response from Crab T | Property representative |
We open at 11am everyday
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$45
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
16:30 - 21:00
Monday
16:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
16:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
16:30 - 21:00
Thursday
16:30 - 21:00
Friday
16:30 - 21:00
Saturday
16:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 N 2nd St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-4101
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Amelia Island  >  Fernandina Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 904-261-4749
  • E-mail
Description
Family-owned and operated since 1979! Please visit our website to see our full menu and more information!Casual dining in an eclectic, nautical atmosphere with friendly staff and a variety of tasty choices.Lunch AND Dinner served 7 days a week starting at 11:00am and 5:00pm. Serving fresh local seafood: blackened, broiled, grilled or fried; also chicken, steaks, and raw oysters year-round. A Kid's Menu with plenty of choices. And NOW featuring a "Smaller Catch" Menu for those looking for a lighter meal!Beer, wine, cocktails at TWO Full Bars...be sure to visit the upstairs Sunset Bar with views of the Fernandina Beach Marina while you're here!Reservations not required, but call-aheads for parties of 10 or more are greatly appreciated.
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