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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%
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“shrimp trio” (14 reviews)
“seafood” (92 reviews)
“hush puppies” (38 reviews)
American, Seafood
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101 Lovell Ave, Tybee Island, GA 31328-9541
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Reviewed 23 August 2015

Seafood supreme: that would be the key words to describe MacElwee's Seafood on Tybee Island Georgia. We had grouper, shrimp and some of the best cole slaw you will ever put in your mouth! Even though they were short-handed, the service was good and the...More

1  Thank Dan J
Reviewed 17 August 2015

We always have to stop at MacElwee's Seafood every time we visit Tybee Island. Their food is delicious and fresh. We have always gotten good and prompt service. Our main dish we go there for is the fried seafood platter and it is huge. Lots...More

1  Thank D S
Reviewed 5 August 2015

The food was good. The waitress we had was great but most of the staff was rude. One lady was asked if she wanted to help wait tables she said no not really. The there was a lot of arguing going on between a few...More

4  Thank Scott37876
Reviewed 4 August 2015

Family owned. Food was okay. Family owned has its good points but also questionable. I mean they seem so comfortable with themselves that they forget that strangers may not be used to it.

Thank serenitytraveler
Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

The door guard was a bit of a sourpuss, but once we got past her, everything was perfect. Bartender was great, service was great and the food was outstanding. Highly recommended.

1  Thank WiggyNWA
Reviewed 2 August 2015

Awesome seafood -Low country shrimp especially. Good waitstaff and nice bartender. Highly recommend.

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

After reading reviews on this place we decided to give it a try. Well wish I had never done that- service was awful and portions weren't great, if I had it to do over I would just have ordered crab dip and went home- it's...More

Thank FrankieVols
Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

Good but very pricey. Well worth it for the fresh seafood. Friendly service and easy to find. Recommend the flounder. Relaxing atmosphere after a day at the beach!

Thank KrisRenee
Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

Nice little seafood restaurant. We were visiting from upstate South Carolina. We were enjoying ourselves until one of the staff, apparently in a bad mood, started cleaning a table and kept jerking the table around making an awful noise. A few minutes later she was...More

1  Thank Nelson B
Reviewed 1 August 2015

WE had a delightful meal at MacElwee's, good portions of fried seafood. We felt for the waitstaff as they tried to chase down folks from the table next to ours who skipped out. Sorry example for their children for sure. Nice music in the background....More

Thank May A
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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
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, 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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