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MacElwee's Seafood

101 Lovell Ave, Tybee Island, GA 31328-9541
+1 912-786-8888
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good25%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“shrimp trio” (14 reviews)
“seafood” (97 reviews)
“hush puppies” (39 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
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101 Lovell Ave, Tybee Island, GA 31328-9541
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The atmosphere was definitely for the over 60 crowd. The food was good but not anything special. We enjoyed chatting with the waitstaff. Overall not very memorable.

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there for dinner. Small place. Not crowded at all. Service was good. Food was excellent. A little on the pricy side. I had grilled Mahi Mahi on angel hair pasta with 🍄 mushrooms, and was very good.

Thank Carolyn427
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My food was great, but they messed up one of the other people at my tables orders and the waitress was really rude and short with us and our table was dirty, and we kept getting dirty looks from the waitresses, and the waitress would...More

Thank crystalhelton11678
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the only restaurant on Tybee Island that I could find that served lobster tails. The lobster tail was not bad, but having to eat it off a small plastic dish with an aluminum fork really spoiled it for me. This was a very...More

Thank bonick75
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was great for some shrimp and a cold beer. We lived the location, it was close to the beach. I highly recommend the fried shrimp and a blue moon.

Thank Rick R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was good, service and atmosphere was pretty basic. Hush puppies were so good we ordered extra to take home. Wife had mahi with crab and I had snow crab clusters.

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very fussy two year old when we had intentions of going to dinner here. So we decided to save ourselves as well as other diners and we would order it to go. So we called to a very rude lady who put...More

Thank Joshua H
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

My story is sadly long, but not happy. We arrived at the restaurant and opened the door to enter and were loudly told to go back out to the front porch, sign the register and wait out there. We were the only unseated customers at...More

Thank Nancy M B
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Food was delicious! The Crab Soup was absolutely delicious! Great atmosphere for families. They were very short staffed while we were there but the service was still great!

Thank selizab07
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped here after being on the beach as it was 2 blocks! Husband had long swim trunks with a tank top, dry and I had my swimsuit with tank coverup, dry. Couple in front of us we're seated and she had a towel wrapped around...More

Thank MT-hoosier
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Lovell Ave, Tybee Island, GA 31328-9541
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Tybee Island
  • Phone Number: +1 912-786-8888
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