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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” (100 reviews)
“fish dip” (38 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 23 June 2016

I really enjoyed my crab legs and liked that they had crab legs on the kids menu too! Our server was super nice but everything was slow in coming so it took awhile and was not at all crowded. My husband didn't love his food...More

Thank ncdel
Crab T, Manager at The Crab Trap, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2016

Thank you for your review. We will definitely bring your feedback to our kitchen manager and correct the issue. Please feel free to speak with a manager at any time we are always available to speak with.

Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

The crab trap use to be our favorite place but over the post couple of years food and service have not been its best. However, they have the best hushpuppies and service is nice. Locations is fun and gives a great view out in the...More

Thank bossldy
Crab T, Manager at The Crab Trap, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2016

Sorry to hear that we aren't at our best for you. We will work on training issue. Hope see you again.

Reviewed 21 June 2016

First Review I have ever written but thought it was justified. We took our family to eat after reading some positive reviews about the restaurant. We waited about 45 minutes for a table and were excited as the place was packed. That didn't last long....the...More

Thank Bsev8773
Crab T, Manager at The Crab Trap, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2016

First let me apologize for wait. We are very sorry for bad experience . Hopefully you will give us another chance to make it right. Please ask for a manager or the owner if your not satisfied with your meal. There is nothing more important...More

Reviewed 18 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 29 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 29 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 15 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 14 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 8 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
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30 November 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!
28 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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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