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Folly Beach Crab Shack

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26 Center Street, Folly Beach, SC 29439
+1 843-588-3080
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11:00 - 02:00
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Newnan, Georgia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

Any restaurant that my kids actually request by name, love it. Great causal dining. I might not be the best to ask because I always order the same thing. Crab legs. But they cook them just right and snap right open. I've also enjoy their grits dishes as well. And live music is always a hit

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1 Thank joederoko
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this review

Thank you! I love to hear from one of our loyal guest. I will also share your kind words to my amazing staff. We hope to see you again soon. Ron & Staff More 

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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

The grilled shrimp & red potatoes were delicious! Very busy place making service rather slow. I would definitely return!

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Thank Kristin T
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this review

Thank you! I am glad that you enjoyed the grilled shrimp so much. I will also share your review to all my team members to show how important service is. My number one rule is to always ask for help. Team work is a must this time of year as we are in high season. Please introduce yourself the next... More 

Lawrenceville, Georgia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

We had great service and great food! We will definitely go again when we are back in Folly Beach! Two of us had to wait over an hour for the rest of our party to show up and the staff was attentive and took care of us as we waited! We appreciated their attention and patience!

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1 Thank marianna C
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this review

Thank you! I am glad that my Staff took such good care of you while you waited on your friends. I am blessed with an amazing Staff that truly is the Best. Thanks again and we hope to see you again on your next trip to Folly. Ron & Staff More 

Lenoir City, Tennessee
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

The wait time was horrible. It took the two of us over 3 hours to get in and out tonight at 5:00 pm. Even after finally getting a seat the service was extremely slow. Took forever to get our drinks, Waitress forgot my husbands orysters he order to have before the meal. My salad should have came before the meal... More 

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Thank dnelson135
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let me know about your experience. I personally offer you my heartfelt apology. I assure you that we are better than what you experienced. I assure you that I will address all issues you mentioned. I have and always will have a 100% satisfaction policy. Please feel free to call me on my... More 

Greenville, South Carolina, United States
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

Peak season so every place is crowded. However the staff did a fine job getting us everything that we needed for our table of eight.

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1 Thank Scott H
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this review

Thank you! I am glad that ya'll enjoyed everything so much! We hope to see you again soon! Ron & Staff More 

Columbia, Sc
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65 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

This was my first time here and I can't say enough good things about it. The food is absolutely delicious and all of the staff from the bartenders to the wait staff and hostess were all professional and very kind. I would definitely go back and it's worth the wait.

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1 Thank Joyful9995
Cleveland, Ohio
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

After reading the other reviews on trip advisor I was excited to head to Folly Beach Crab Shack with my family. The atmosphere is fun and vibrant but the food was disappointing. The best thing we had was the grilled shrimp, which was a big hit with all of us. We also had the grilled Mahi special, but it was... More 

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1 Thank gcormack329
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I assure you I take all reviews to heart and learn and share them with all my team members. What I never will understand is the people that visit only once, never give us the chance to correct a mistake and then decide to write a negative review. I assure you had you mentioned anything... More 

Sheffield Lake, Ohio
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100 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

Ate several times at the Folly Beach Crab Shack. Everything was fresh and good! Really recommend the She-Crab soup and anything with shrimp as the shrimp were ALWAYS plump, crisp and just delicious. Very nice servers that made us feel welcome!

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Thank Bellojoseph
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this review

Thank you so much! You just described my standards and passion on how all our guests should feel when visiting my restaurant. We hope to see you again soon. Ron & Staff More 

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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

We can't visit Folly without a trip to the Crab Shack! We have so many memories of Folly which includes the CS. I recommend the oysters and the crab & shrimp bucket with corn & potatoes Yum! So good. The shrimp & grits are amazing! And for those who don't enjoy seafood...the burger is fabulous! They offer seating inside &... More 

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2 Thank Shana C
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this review

Thank you!! We are a seafood restaurant, but we do offer an amazing burger as well as our world famous hand pulled BBQ sandwich. I am glad that everyone enjoyed everything so much! We hope to see you again soon! Ron & staff More 

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Ask for no old bay on the crab though. It's best al'natural! Staff is wonderful! I feel like all the staff are friends and we are just customers. The food is consistent (and had been for 10 years+) We love CS and go almost ever other night when we're in town.

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2 Thank Martia R
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words as well as being such a loyal guest. I am blessed with the most amazing staff. They all share my passion and culture. All that visit the Crab Shack are treated as family and friends. We never refer to our guests as customers. Other places do, we don't. It is all about "building relationships".... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 02:00
Monday
11:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 02:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
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
Description
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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