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Folly Beach Crab Shack

) #2 of 25 Restaurants in Folly Beach €€ - €€€ American, , Seafood
26 Center Street, Folly Beach, SC 29439
+1 843-588-3080
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“crab legs” (125 reviews)
“seafood” (242 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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26 Center Street, Folly Beach, SC 29439
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1 - 10 of 1,177 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place was pretty cool, in and outdoor seating, live music, and great food. Reasonable prices compared to a few other places in the area.

1  Thank MisttAllman
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Best service😀. Jessa was awesome. Very nice, great advice about the raw bar and the folly beach. Great oysters, good ac. Fun place to grab a drink and some lunch.

1  Thank Bart A
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great service! The hot crab dip and hush puppies were excellent! The shrimp was huge and the crab cakes were outstanding! Great drink selection! Don't miss this when you are on Folly Beach!

1  Thank 3MomsTravel_Mlou
Reviewed 4 days ago

Yummy, delicious, full of flavor. There has never been anything wrong with my meal. I always have great service. The atmosphere is great because when I'm eating crab legs I smell the ocean, which makes me very happy. Jennifer took great care of us the...More

1  Thank DChil06
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Friendly servers and bartender. Calamari and mushrooms stuff crab app was yummy... I would go just for apps. Over priced main Courses. They ran out of ribs on a Monday...only thing my son wanted and choose restaurant (yes name screams seafood. Shrimp crab casserole, the...More

Thank Donna C
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stopped in here just for a snack, and ordered the Buffalo Shrimp. They were Panko fried, which means they came with a special breaded crust. Dipping these in the Buffalo Sauce was delicious. A little spicy, but these shrimp were out of this world....More

Thank luvmy32000
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first time there and our server said they were known for the crabcakes. They were AWESOME!! Then the second night we went back for more - the hostess was friendly (sunglasses and brunette but didn't get her name) and liked that I used their...More

Thank Localresidentsevier
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to Crab Shack to celebrate my 62nd birthday. There was 15 of us and Kathleen was our waitress and MJ was out bartender. All of us ordered different items and we had an absolutely wonderful time. The food was excellent, drinks and service...More

Thank Jazzy1012
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for choosing us to celebrate your birthday! Happiest Birthday Wishes from me and my amazing staff! I am truly blessed. We hope to be able to serve you again soon! I am glad that everyone had a great time. Thanks again for taking...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yesterday was my wife's birthday, so I contacted Aron and he was able to accommodate our party of 15 for dinner. We arrived late afternoon and were seated. Our waitress Kathleen took our drink order and in a matter of minutes returned with our smorgasbord...More

Thank TD3rd
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you! It was a pleasure serving and celebrating your wife's birthday! I am truly blessed to have such a wonderful team! I will share your review with all my team members as they all share my passion! We hope to be able to serve...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Was at Folly Beach 2 days and ate at the Crab Shack twice - lunch and dinner. It was absolutely wonderful!! Our waitress Kathleen took great care of us. MJ the bartender was fabulous! If you're in Folly and you don't stop by the Crab...More

Thank Stacey C
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to let me know about your visits. I am blessed to have such a wonderful team! Mk and Kathleen are truly amazing! They both share my passion for serving with a servants heart! I will pass along...More

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Questions & Answers
20 March 2017|
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Response from LCH076 | Property representative |
We don't but do use the local blue crab meat in our crab cakes
Shelby M
20 November 2016|
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Response from parrothdjim | Reviewed this property |
No restaurants on Folly that I'm aware of that you can watch the sunset.
Shelby M
20 November 2016|
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Response from cai65 | Reviewed this property |
If you are asking can you see the sunset with the beach, for one thing not from inside the building and the outside deck has a cover over it. so I would say no to that also. If you are asking about the sunset with the beach... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Center Street, Folly Beach, SC 29439
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Folly Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 843-588-3080
  • E-mail
Relaxed laid back Island Restaurant. Featuring Local Grilled, Steamed & Fried Seafood! Outside Dining & Raw Bar. Voted # 1 by Folly Beach Local's & Voted Best Seafood Spot, Southern Living Magazine,2012. Live Steel Drums every Thursday night! Relax, Slow down, It's Folly Beach!
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