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Folly Beach Crab Shack

26 Center Street, Folly Beach, SC 29439
+1 843-588-3080
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“crab legs” (122 reviews)
“seafood” (234 reviews)
“potatoes” (49 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
26 Center Street, Folly Beach, SC 29439
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1 - 10 of 1,135 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visit for Father's Day and food was great. Service was friendly and food order time. I had the seafood bucket and lived it.

Thank Steveincola
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much! I am glad that you enjoyed everything so much! We hope to see you again on your next trip to paradise. Ron & Staff

Reviewed 3 days ago

Fun place, nice sitting out on the porch. The Carb Stuffed Flounder is wonderful. We also had the grilled mahi-mahi. Superb.

Thank Ross B
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for all your kind words. I will pass them along to my team. They all share my passion in serving with a servants heart. Ron & Staff

Reviewed 4 days ago

This place is always crowded. My husband had oysters and they were fantastic! I had the shrimp and grits. The shrimp were good,but the grits were bad. Very disappointed. The service is not real great here, so not worth the wait.More

Thank uniquegirl
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for letting me know about your experience. I assure you I have already addressed your issues with my team. Please feel free to call me on my personal cell, 843-437-2546. I have and always will have a 100% Satisfaction Policy. I look forward...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I rolled into Folly Saturday June10 to meet up with family as we are there for the week and they where having drinks at the Crab Shack. This was my first time there. As you can imagine, parking is at a premium, but once you...More

1  Thank Dreamgyrltravel L
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you! I am glad that Jessa took such good care of you! I will share with her as well as all my team members as they all share my passion on serving our guest's. Thanks again, Ron & Staff

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Family of 6 with 2 small children under the age of 2. We sat outside, which was nice and they had live music but it took over almost an hour to get our food and the kids were over it! Coconut shrimp, fried shrimp were...More

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LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for letting me know about your visit. I assure you I have already addressed the wait issue. With that said, please give me a call on my personal cell. 843-437-2546. I take all reviews to heart and very seriously. I look forward to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Often busy and a bit overpriced. Because it is on the main strip, this place is continually busy. The prices are pretty high in my opinion, the food is decent. The service was good.

Thank D D
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you. I assure you seafood prices are at an all time high. We seek only the best seafood available. With that said, we are priced at or below other fine seafood restaurants in the area that specialize in local seafood. Sincerely, Ron & Staff

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food and fun atmosphere. My husband and I ordered the crab dip and then shared the shrimp, oyster and clam boil. It was plenty for both of us.

Thank DonnaSu
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you! I will share your kind words with all my team members. They all share my passion and desire to make all that visit feel like family & friends. Ron & Staff

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Steamed crab legs and shrimp were excellent! Not a bite wasted!! Very good hush puppies! Very good service! Definitely will go back!

Thank Stewjes
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much! I am glad that you enjoyed everything so much! We hope to be able to serve you again soon! Ron & Staff

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to Folly Beach 4 times over the last few years for a week's visit and we always try to make it to the Crab Shack at least once. A must for good food and great atmosphere. This time we made it twice,...More

Thank Christie S
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank You! I am glad that ya'll enjoyed everything so much! I am blessed with an amazing staff that shares my passion on serving others! We hope to be able to serve you again soon! Ron & Staff

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm originally from Charleston and Crab Shack is one of my favorite places to go when I come home for vacations and events. The service is always fantastic and every server I've ever had has been very attentive, especially Jennifer. She is always so full...More

Thank Allison D
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you! Thank you for being so loyal. I really appreciate you taking the time to give us a shout out! I will pass along all your kind words to Jennifer as well as all my team members! Thanks again, Ron & Staff

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
camille88701
do they serve steamed hard shell crabs ? cAMILLE
21 March 2017|
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Response from gojojo123 | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately no. I wanted steamed blue crab and no one on the island had them, including their seafood market. You may have better luck in Charleston. Good luck!
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Shelby M
Can you see the sunset from your restaurant?
21 November 2016|
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Response from parrothdjim | Reviewed this property |
No restaurants on Folly that I'm aware of that you can watch the sunset.
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Shelby M
Can you see the sunset from your restaurant?
21 November 2016|
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Response from cai65 | Reviewed this property |
If you are asking can you see the sunset with the beach, for one thing not from inside the building and the outside deck has a cover over it. so I would say no to that also. If you are asking about the sunset with the beach... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
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
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
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
  • E-mail
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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