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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” (97 reviews)
“hush puppies” (39 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
101 Lovell Ave, Tybee Island, GA 31328-9541
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Reviewed yesterday

We ate here on Valentine's day after just arriving on Tybee Island. The staff was great and food was delicious. So good in fact, we came back for dinner again our last night !!!

Thank wen1232015
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate dinner here one night while we were at Tybee Island. It's a small restaurant with very friendly, accomodating waitresses. The seafood was excellent. We enjoyed it and would probably go back there again.

Thank Sandy F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrived in Tybee Island late in the afternoon. Folks recommended this restaurant to us. We walked from the hotel and were greeted by the friendly staff when we entered. The waitress was excellent and the food was very good. Highly recommend this restaurant!

Thank Fancy-Gap
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed the restaurant, service was great. My parents enjoyed their meals. My main dish was over seasoned, but I would eat here again.

Thank Jeff P
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Arrived to an understaffed restaurant, two young women who were trying but not experienced enough to know how to handle their situation. People waiting in line, there were empty tables but they weren't seating anyone. Nor would they serve a drink at the bar while...More

Thank myshorepath
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

We tried to eat at MacElwee’s tonight, but had a hard time finding parking. We were able to secure a parking space on the street, but needed to feed the meter. We only had 2 quarters between the 3 of us; however, each quarter only...More

Thank Bambi T
Reviewed 19 October 2017

The food was good but priced too high. Server was very friendly. The only other complaint was the baked potato was not that great,was too small.

Thank 295Lisa
Reviewed 18 October 2017

We stumbled on MacElwee's on our way back from the beach one evening. It was great seafood and great service! No one seemed to mind we were wet and sandy. I don't remember much about the menu. I stopped reading at fried shrimp, which was...More

Thank Angela W
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Look for the 2# of snow crab for 22$ special Great drinks and solid seafood menu and good $$$ It gets busy after 7 so show up early

Thank darrell h
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Great flavor soup with lots of crab in it. Had the sampler platter as well. I should have asked for more horseradish for the cocktail sauce. IT was good though. Everything priced comparable to all other restaurants. Server was friendly. Visited during off season and...More

Thank gayle f
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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