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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%
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“hush puppies” (106 reviews)
“crab legs” (53 reviews)
“fish dip” (40 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 27 July 2016

Friendly staff & quick service. Shrimp is great but the battered fries was not so good. The seafood dip is really good. A little pricey

Thank Harvey H
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Visited here for dinner with my husband while in town. He had the fried shrimp And I had the coconut shrimp. I liked his better since the coconut shrimp had more breading than I prefer. Drinks were okay. I would stay with beer or their...More

Thank 6Street
Reviewed 27 July 2016

We tried it again this year hoping for a better outcome, but were disappointed again. The oysters on the half shell were warm, the crab legs were over-cooked, the fried fish and shrimp was nothing to write home about and the service was slow. They...More

Thank clwyse
Crab T, Manager at The Crab Trap, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2016

We are very sorry to hear that both of your visits weren't memorable. We work everyday to do better and we appreciate your comments.

Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Tried out crab trap for the first time and was not impressed. The staff was friendly and the atmosphere was great but the food was not up to par and was overpriced for the portions and wuality. Compared to several of the other seafood restaurants...More

Thank ShayneBeavor
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Fried seafood is good, but their oysters are the freshest on the island. Key lime pie is great too. I didn't like the beer battered fries.

Thank leiaChewy
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Being from out of town, the four of us were looking forward to some good local seafood. The name 'crab trap' was what pulled us in. But none of us enjoyed our meal, pretty non-descript, boring. All but one had leftovers but we weren't interested...More

Thank vzescape
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Nothing special. The fries were good, but not somewhere I'll go to again. I had chicken, blackened. Two family members had lobster, not impressed.

Thank Elmer B
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

We went on a Sunday afternoon as a lot of places in town were closed. The chairs were very uncomfortable and the food was mediocre at best. I had lobster and it tasted boiled and chewy. My husband had chicken tenders and they were just...More

2  Thank Joan B
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Love this restaurant! The food is great, the atmosphere is fun, and the staff are busy but helpful! Gets crowded, but worth the wait, love the coleslaw!!

Thank Patricia M
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We strolled in for an early lunch. Happy Hour is from 11 - 7. The special of the day: shrimp with fries, hush puppies and slaw for $10. Very good.

Thank Kelby B
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30 November 2016|
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29 April 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
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
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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