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The Crab Trap

1209 Ocean Blvd, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-4222
+1 912-638-3552
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“crab soup” (55 reviews)
“hush puppies” (55 reviews)
“battered fries” (19 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1209 Ocean Blvd, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-4222
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After picking our son up from work we were all hungry. After narrowing in down we decided the Crab Trap on St. Simons. It was New Year's eve and we were hoping getting there as they opened we could get in. Dinner was terrific. Two...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As a resident neighbor of this restaurant we find the constant trash and standing dirty water behind the restaurant, rude delivery people, and disconnected management a big turn off. May be back one day but not until they begin to respect that people actually live...More

Thank Anthony K
ramsey m, General Manager at The Crab Trap, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

This is a misrepresentation of The Crab Trap. Maybe you are confused with someone else. We are the cleanest restaurant around. All of our trash is deposited in the dumpster. Zero dirty water behind the building. Our management would love to connect with ALL of...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love Crab Trap, but this one is not as good as the one is Amelia Island in my opinion! This place is okay, but there are so many options on St Simons!

Thank Brandi T
Reviewed 17 November 2017

The raw and steamed oysters were OK. The fries oysters were mainly batter, the shimp were tastless, and the fish was activly nasty. The fish had a bad sharp taste. So bad I had to spit it out. The manager reduced the bill and was...More

Thank vedjohns
ramsey m, General Manager at The Crab Trap, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2017

I am sorry for your poor experience with us. Please call me at the restaurant for a full refund. I hope you will give us another chance to earn your business. We order/serve the freshest seafood available.

Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Fresh seafood cooked lite and with great salad, hush puppies! Service was good and little wait! Shrimp and Mahi Mahi was fresh!

Thank Tamaraann2442
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Went with a large group we had in town for a senior retreat, the staff at the crab trap handled a party of 42 with ease and were very enjoyable. The soft shelled crab was excellent, no one in our group had a complaint!

Thank tsenkbei
Reviewed 20 October 2017

We stopped in for a late super and ate at the bar. I had the crab soup with a filet and baked potato. All of it was delicious and the bar tender was great. My son liked his shrimp dinner. Definitely will be back.

Thank TheSuze12
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

I was not impressed with anything that I ordered. The crab soup was buttery/greasy, the french fries are breaded? did not like that at all (and I love fries as a rule), the crab cake was very generic and not visually appetizing at all, and...More

Thank PeaceLoveReef
Reviewed 17 October 2017

My wife and I live about a half mile from this restaurant and have for years. Every month or so, one of us will say "I am ready for some Crab Trap food". That is all that needs to be said. If southern food, especially...More

Thank Jim O
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We've gone to Crab Trap in the past, but had skipped it on our visits in recent years as it just was not as good as it had been. We decided to give it another try this year, and we're very glad we did so....More

Thank Jessica R
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Response from Ready2Go2Day | Reviewed this property |
Least expensive of all places we ate while vacationing on SSI.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1209 Ocean Blvd, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-4222
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Golden Isles of Georgia  >  Saint Simons Island
  • Phone Number: +1 912-638-3552
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