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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%
Travellers talk about
“shrimp trio” (14 reviews)
“seafood” (97 reviews)
“hush puppies” (39 reviews)
Open Now
16:00 - 21:30All hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
101 Lovell Ave, Tybee Island, GA 31328-9541
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was good, we enjoyed it. Sadly, service was not as good. Mixed up order, forgot a couple of items, was not friendly.

Reviewed 1 week ago

9/2/2017 This is the first time ever to this restaurant and it was great! The place is small but we had excellent service from the beginning. There were only 2 in my party and we ate early (4:30pm). We started with the MacElwee's Fabulous "Crabby"...More

Thank Happy42day
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I will never eat there again. Dish was good but there was a plastic piece in it so I didn't finish. was not offered anything else and she kept giving me dirty looks. Waitress got in trouble for taking care of us.

Thank BridgetC69
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We received very good service at this restaurant. My husband had fried shrimp and fried oysters and found them very good. I wasn't very hungry, so I ordered the cheese sticks appetizer as my entree. They were very good..the marinara sauce was not homemade -...More

Thank Erv1981
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are looking for a traditional seafood restaurant, this is a good one for you. Food is good and portions are offered in different sizes so that you don't have too much food on your plate.

Thank Hilary T
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

The atmosphere was definitely for the over 60 crowd. The food was good but not anything special. We enjoyed chatting with the waitstaff. Overall not very memorable.

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Went there for dinner. Small place. Not crowded at all. Service was good. Food was excellent. A little on the pricy side. I had grilled Mahi Mahi on angel hair pasta with 🍄 mushrooms, and was very good.

Thank Carolyn427
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

My food was great, but they messed up one of the other people at my tables orders and the waitress was really rude and short with us and our table was dirty, and we kept getting dirty looks from the waitresses, and the waitress would...More

Thank crystalhelton11678
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

This was the only restaurant on Tybee Island that I could find that served lobster tails. The lobster tail was not bad, but having to eat it off a small plastic dish with an aluminum fork really spoiled it for me. This was a very...More

Thank bonick75
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

This place was great for some shrimp and a cold beer. We lived the location, it was close to the beach. I highly recommend the fried shrimp and a blue moon.

Thank Rick R
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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
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
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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