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Folly Beach Crab Shack

26 Center Street, Folly Beach, SC 29439
+1 843-588-3080
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“crab legs” (126 reviews)
“seafood” (245 reviews)
“hush puppies” (50 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
26 Center Street, Folly Beach, SC 29439
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201 - 210 of 1,194 reviews

Reviewed 1 November 2016

Went here for Sunday brunch. All four of us had their crab cake and flounder benidict(sp). It was drop dead perfectly prepared and superbly delicious! Our waiter Kathleen was one of the best people we have ever had in a restaurant. She put the whole...More

Thank gene k
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2016

Why Thank You! We are trying to become "World Famous" and your review is getting us one step closer. We hope to serve you again on your next trip to paradise. Sincerely, Ron & Staff

Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

And that's just what we did. Caroline the bar tender was local and very knowledgeable about the menu. We sat out side at the bar on a beautiful day and enjoyed our margarita,and a glass of wine. Both were very good. We wanted to try...More

Thank 110vivian
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2016

Thank you! I can't wait for ya'll to come back and try our amazing seafood entrees. Please introduce yourself the next time you are visiting us. I would love to meet you in person. Sincerely, Ron & Staff

Reviewed 22 October 2016

My wife and I spent a beautiful day on folly beach, checking out the pier, the water and then decided to have lunch, we took the recommendation of a local merchant who said the crab shack would be an excellent choice. My wife had the...More

Thank cai65
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2016

Thank you for letting me know about your experience. First, I assure you I have addressed your concerns about the oysters. I take my food and safety very serious. Thank you for calling because we were able to check the oysters and we have not...More

Reviewed 21 October 2016

We were doing a "walking" dinner through Folly, stopping in various restaurants and sharing appetizers or dishes. This was one of our stops and I chose the grilled mahi. I was unimpressed. The only accoutrement they offered was a remoulade, that wasn't a good compliment...More

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LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2016

Thank you for your opinion. I take all reviews to heart, and I assure you that I will address your review with my chef. We normally get rave reviews of our dishes. I know we are better than what you experienced as you can see...More

Reviewed 19 October 2016

Ask to be seated outside, under roof. Great food, good experience, local flavor. Good people watching, feel comfortable in a group or solo.More

Thank Raquel251
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2016

Thank you for all your kind words!! I will share them with all my team members. They all share my passion in serving our guests the best possible experience. We hope to be able to serve you again on your next trip to paradise. Ron...More

Reviewed 18 October 2016

We sat outside. The weather was perfect. The waiter was friendly and attentive enough. The food was delicious and plentiful.

Thank James M
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2016

Thank you! This is the perfect time to visit Folly Beach. Perfect weather and the Island is so easy to get around on. I am glad that ya'll enjoyed everything so much! Ron & Staff

Reviewed 18 October 2016

We ate here for my husband's birthday. It is a casual beach type crab shack - nothing fancy. The food was amazing - good size portions - good value - delicious food. If you eat nothing else - you have to get the She-crab-soup -...More

Thank Mimi E
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2016

Thank you for taking the time and letting me know about your visit. I am blessed with an amazing Chef and staff! I am also glad that we exceeded your expectations in all areas. Please introduce yourself the next time you are visiting, I would...More

Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Came here to pass some time. Got the oysters...which weren't that fresh or amazing. I should have trusted my instincts when the waitress said they were gulf oysters. They had a barrel of stale peanuts you could munch on to pass the time. Waitress didn't...More

Thank Tamara A
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2016

Tamara. I am sorry to hear that we fell so short on your visit. As you can see by all our other reviews, we normally exceed our guests expectations. I have already addressed issues you mentioned with all my team members. I would love the...More

Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Very relaxed & casual! Great Food Great Service. Live Entertainment. Sitting outside is a must. Great place for fun!

Thank FollyGirl13
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2016

Thank you for all your kind words! You just summed up the Crab Shack to a tee! We love serving our guests in an tropical laid back Island feel. Hope to see you againon your next trip to paradise! Ron & Staff

Reviewed 18 October 2016

We never miss a trip to FBCS when we are at Folly. Sooooo good. All your typical crab shack expectations and live music much of the time.

Thank Laura C
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2016

Thank you! We are a laid back shack with an Island attitude and amazing service & food. So proud of my awesome Crab Shack Family! My staff is the best on the beach! Hope to be able to serve you again soon! Ron Hill, owner

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camille88701
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Response from LCH076 | Property representative |
We don't but do use the local blue crab meat in our crab cakes
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Shelby M
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
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
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
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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