We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Crab Trap

31 N 2nd St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-4101
+1 904-261-4749
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good25%
  • Average18%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“crab legs” (52 reviews)
“hush puppies” (107 reviews)
“fish dip” (39 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
31 N 2nd St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-4101
All Details
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (921)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 920 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While the restaurant itself is cool (old building and interesting decor), there are many restaurants in town with better food. The fish was "meh" and the fries were just awful - breaded and unseasoned. I expected so much more. Oh well, there are too many...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went in late on a Thursday after the river boat cruise. The food and service were great. I had grilled shrimp which were delicious! Once we got back to the hotel that night via Uber, we realized we had left a pair of nice...More

Thank Shawn S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was very average. The margarita was good. The service was excellent. The server was clearly trying hard to please and be attentive. Based on other reviews in here criticizing the service, it appears that the restaurant is trying a lot harder now. The décor...More

Thank Wing_anda_Prayer1210
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took my family here for my husband's birthday as he loves Dungeness Crab and this is rare to find out here. We got there early so did not have to wait for a table. We ordered and got our drinks and first app quickly but...More

1  Thank BubbleMarker
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to the Crab Trap for my birthday dinner. The food was good (not great), but the service was very lacking. We do not blame the waitress, in fact she was doing the best she could, but the back part of the house was...More

Thank Ocean-Traveler55
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Has a dive bar kind of look to it. Food was pretty good. They brought a sample of the fish dip as an appetizer. It was really good. I had the fried calamari with a side of hush puppies and my fiancé had the blackened...More

Thank GabrielleNicole423
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The seafood was excellent ..best place in Fernadina by far (and I went to most all of them)..quarters are a little cramped and long lines but worth it!Must try the "smoked fish dip and crackers"...they "score" and filet the fish entrees,truly excellent cooking...

Thank Wirehandj
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Happy hour had incredible prices. Place had character. Views were limited. We ordered the fish dip and it was very good. Shrimp was yummy!

Thank Deanna H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Even if you don't go there for dinner, you should stop by for happy hour and fish dip. Delicious!! We enjoyed their special of the night this week--two lobster tails for $19.99! Outstanding!!!! Other dishes are super too! Never disappoints.

Thank 518ATLCouple
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

We were told that the Crab Trap was a local gem and we completely agree! We arrived around 6 PM and were seated immediately! Food was good and very reasonably priced. My husband and I had the special: two lobster tails, coleslaw, hush puppies and...More

Thank NoodleTime
Nearby Restaurants
Fantastic Fudge
977 reviews
.17 km away
Le Clos
790 reviews
.22 km away
Pi Infinite Combinations
319 reviews
.23 km away
Joe's 2nd Street Bistro
998 reviews
.18 km away
Nearby Attractions
Amelia Island Historic District
394 reviews
.13 km away
Amelia Island Welcome Center
217 reviews
.17 km away
Fernandina Beach
478 reviews
.12 km away
Island Art Association
44 reviews
.07 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
30 November 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Crab T | Property representative |
28 April 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
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|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Crab T | Property representative |
We open at 11am everyday

Recently Reviewed Hotels around Fernandina Beach

Improve this listing

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
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
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.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing