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The Crab Trap

1209 Ocean Blvd, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-4222
+1 912-638-3552
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“crab legs” (40 reviews)
“hush puppies” (57 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1209 Ocean Blvd, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-4222
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Love fried shrimp, coleslaw and cheese grits - - - and naturally a cold beer. I have been coming to the CT for many years. It is the go to place for consistant seafood. Wait staff is helpful - - thank you Christy.

Thank FrogtownCreek
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first visit to this Crab Trap. We were greeted by friendly staff and the food was amazing. Hubby had the Crab Soup and it was amazingly wonderful...I'm not a seafood soup person at all. He had a fried shrimp and oyster combo,...More

Thank TupperTrish
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First visit back here in over 30 years....always remembered this very busy, very packed dining experience with the holes in the middle of the table for the empty oyster shells, or crablegs after consumption...very cute concept. Great food, great service, consistent and fun especially for...More

1  Thank Cindy E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been eating here for 25 years and it's consistent! Speciality is fried seafood - and it's good! Laid back beach vibe, good drinks and good food - can't go wrong w ct! Service is good and friendly! The crab soup is awesome! Nothing fancy and...More

Thank fiveofus2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and service. Birthday celebration was made fun by good atmosphere. Would come again . Fried oysters were wonderful.

Thank Jean W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love the Crab Trap. Been coming here for years. Great fresh seafood, fun atmosphere, great service. There is always a wait, but they are very efficient and you will be seated shortly. This time we got a huge to go order as it was...More

Thank MatildasDad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

All 10 of us went for dinner to celebrate my 75th birthday. The meal was delicious. I had blackened fish, fried oysters, shrimp, fries. All delicious.

Thank Linda A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been going to this restaurant for years now. They never disappoint me the service is always great and the food is the best. My granddaughter now has her 2nd t-shirt I would recommend The Crab Trap to anyone.

Thank seaycock
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Got there when they opened for supper, filled-up fast. Staff was very nice and attentive. Food was very good and fresh. Prices were below average which is awesome. The french fries were amazing.

Thank Larry L
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

The grilled scallops and grilled Georgia shrimp were very good. 4 scallops and 6 shrimp with coleslaw, fries, and hush puppies was a meal. The slaw was not to my taste- it had peppers in it, but if you like a spicy slaw it would...More

Thank shannon b
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12 August 2016|
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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
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
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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