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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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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good25%
  • Average18%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“crab legs” (52 reviews)
“hush puppies” (107 reviews)
“fish dip” (39 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
31 N 2nd St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-4101
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Reviewed 17 June 2016

Beer was cold and delicious. Reasonable prices and the complimentary Smoked Fish Dip is to delicious.

Thank anniekins911
Crab T, Manager at The Crab Trap, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2016

Happy hour from 11 am to 7pm daily. Bud light and miller light $1.99 . Thank you for your review it is greatly appreciated.

Reviewed 15 June 2016

We had the lunch special fish sandwich and shrimp and grits. The complementary smoked fish dip and crackers was quite good. Don't usually go for smoked fish but this was delicious. The fish sandwich was a generous portion of fish fried in a cornmeal coating....More

Thank Elizabeth L
Crab T, Manager at The Crab Trap, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2016

Shrimp and Grits are one of are chef's speciality. Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review about are restaurant.

Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

Our party of 6 enjoyed a good dinner. The fish dip they serve as you wait for your meal is delicious. All of our meals were good ... Fish, shrimp, and stuffed shrimp. Fries and other sides were also good. Service was okay ... didn't...More

Thank Moody323
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

This is a fun restaurant for families or big groups. Large areas of seating. Mainly seafood so if you don't like it, this isn't the place for you. Good food, but menu is typical for a seafood restaurant.

Thank Alan V
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

We tried The Crab Trap based on the recommendation of a shop owner, but it was just average in our opinion. My kids were pleased so that's a plus! But my husband and I were disappointed. He got fried shrimp and I got blackened shrimp...More

Thank ButtercuplovesWesley
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

The Crab Trap is worth a visit. Crab legs are my favorite food and at The Crab Trap, they were cooked perfectly. My kids ages 5 and 8 loved their grilled cheese and hot dog and my husband loved his seafood casserole. Definitely worth a...More

1  Thank Nicole F
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

This place is awesome and the waitress was spectacular her name was Becky and her knowledge and services were magnificent. Definitely go here for hapoy hour 11am to 7pm drinks will have you on cloud 9

Thank Renoaldo S
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Perhaps they're resting on their laurels? Not impressed. "Fresh seafood" looked and tasted no better than Red Lobster, but at twice the price. Locals say it isn't what it used to be. Save your money and try somewhere else.

Thank ryder2016
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

When we got there we was told a fourty minute wait and only stayed because it was a Sunday evening on a holiday weekend and didn't want to take the chance of not getting in elsewhere. Twenty five minutes later we was seated upstairs in...More

Thank Sharon P
Crab T, Manager at The Crab Trap, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2016

Thank you guy's its always great to hear wonderful things about the staff.

Reviewed 6 June 2016

My wife and I went here during our family vacation for a date night. It was great. I had the fried shrimp with cheese grits, battered french fries, and hushpuppies. The shrimp is Wild Georgia shrimp and not imported...that makes a huge difference. They were...More

Thank theoryofben
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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!
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
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
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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