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The Crab Trap

1209 Ocean Blvd, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-4222
+1 912-638-3552
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“crab soup” (54 reviews)
“hush puppies” (56 reviews)
“battered fries” (20 reviews)
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1209 Ocean Blvd, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-4222
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My family has been dining at The Crab Trap for almost forty years. We occasionally try other restaurants while visiting the area but always come back to the Crab Trap. I particularly enjoy any blackened item (scallops, mani, shrimp). They also have excellent fried seafood....More

Thank JimmyMD
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My wife and I really enjoyed our dinner tonight at The Crab Trap! I enjoyed the fresh oysters and blackened mahi mahi. My wife loved the Georgia fried shrimp. The waitress was wonderful and the dinner was perfect. Thanks

Thank Hvilledude
Reviewed 6 days ago

The atmosphere at The Crab Trap is casual and friendly. Heavy emphasis on seafood dishes. Serving sizes were very generous. Our server was excellent - friendly, helpful in describing various menu choices, and very prompt.

Thank John S
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I was visiting for spring break which happened to be around my birthday and we ate here. The service was good and the food was most delicious. A little crowded and loud but not to bad. Would most definitely go back when...More

Thank pamic0
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Shrimp and Grits, filet, and crab legs were all good. I personally don’t care for their fried shrimp or french fries. My mom said the coleslaw was the best thing she ate. Get there when they open or you will wait... wait staff is excellent...More

Thank Danielle C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a long wait, (ok we didn’t make reservations) had a good meal of oysters, shrimp and authentic key lime pie. Would definitely come back!

Thank SlickEagle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I lived on St Simons for 23 years, came back for spring break and decided to eat at The Crab Trap...We were told a 20 minute wait, no big deal. The 20 minute wait became 40 because, somehow we they skipped over our name, did...More

Thank djwoo1971
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere and good for families. Food was very good but I thought a little on the pricey side. Some items like crab legs are obviously going to be more but many items on par with similar prices. Service was very good. Nice bar atmosphere

Thank Tallmadge6
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been going to The Crab Trap for probably 25 years. In that time, not much has changed, and I like it that way. It is a little hole in the wall, which for me, takes me back to smaller beach venues growing up. Mahi...More

Thank James I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When our kids were young (40 years ago) we vacationed on St. Simons Island. The Crab Trap was our favorite restaurant, dining there several times during our stay. We vacationed there twice and our first destination for great food was always The Crab Trap. My...More

1  Thank Marcus27
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11 August 2016|
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Response from Ready2Go2Day | Reviewed this property |
Least expensive of all places we ate while vacationing on SSI.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1209 Ocean Blvd, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-4222
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Golden Isles of Georgia  >  Saint Simons Island
  • Phone Number: +1 912-638-3552
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