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The Crab Trap

31 N 2nd St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-4101
+1 904-261-4749
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good26%
  • Average18%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“crab legs” (52 reviews)
“hush puppies” (99 reviews)
“fish dip” (36 reviews)
Open Now
16:30 - 21:00All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
31 N 2nd St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-4101
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We ate here at the recommendation of friends we were meeting for dinner. The hostess staff was very friendly but told us we couldn’t be given a table until our entire party arrived. As they do not take reservations, and the restaurant was starting to...More

Thank retphcs
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Crab Trap has it all. A great atmosphere in an historic building with exposed brick, great service and the best seafood. I love fried shrimp and this place has some of the best. I have eaten here before and it was just as delicious...More

Thank Gina K
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Crab Trap has good food and service! The atmosphere is very interesting! The Seafood Medley Cassarole was very good!

Thank M Jay P
Reviewed 1 week ago

The seafood was great and so was the service, parking was available across the street and it was easy to access. Go early, or you're going to wait in a long line !

Thank Milinda_Georgia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We mainly decided to eat here because we had shopped at Winn Dixie and the back side of the receipt had a coupon for a free small shrimp dinner with the purchase of a large shrimp dinner. (Good till end of July) It saved us...More

1  Thank LuvyaMore2000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hushpuppies are awesome. The seafood was delicious but I didn't care for the oysters prepared blackened. My wife loved the grilled chicken tenders. The free sample of smoked fish dip was very tasty and was a nice touch of hospitality.

Thank Jtbblhead
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Chances are someone in your party doesn't eat fish. That would be me and usually I get a hamburger, which is what I did here. I ordered the hamburger rare - they even make you sign the receipt to ensure you know the dangers. But...More

Thank NorthCarolinaMolly
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for dinner and the food was so good we came back the next night. The seafood casserole was simply amazing.

1  Thank Luke C
Reviewed 21 May 2017

This restaurant was recommended to us so we searched for it. It is down a side street and we would not have seen it if we had not looked for it on the map. The food was very good, service was GREAT and it was...More

1  Thank ninjagolfer
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Had grilled shrimp and it was fair. Been eating shrimp four days in a row and this would be in the bottom ofthe restaurants we ate at.

Thank RitaFlorida
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Are you taking reservations for New Year's Eve?
29 November 2016|
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Response from Crab T | Property representative |
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!
are you open for lunch during the week .. what are your hours of operation?
27 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
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$45
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
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
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
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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