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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 good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“crab soup” (56 reviews)
“hush puppies” (55 reviews)
“battered fries” (20 reviews)
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1209 Ocean Blvd, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-4222
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It has been many years since we had been to St. Simon's Island, and when we decided to return, I knew I needed some fresh fried shrimp. I am not a seafood eater in general, but do enjoy shrimp. After all these years, things were...More

Thank Colbert M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As someone who doesn't eat seafood or meat, I still find something to enjoy here. The Trap salad is a satisfying size (in a reasonably sized bowl), the baked potatoes are always cooked to perfection, and the hush puppies are amazing! The service is attentive...More

Thank Katie F
ramsey m, Manager at The Crab Trap, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the business!!!

Reviewed 13 February 2018

I can only tell you about the fried seafood because that is all I ever eat there (except for the raw oysters!) Let me just say, fried seafood is one of the top enjoyments in my life and the food at The Crab Trap never...More

Thank Lisa B
ramsey m, General Manager at The Crab Trap, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Please introduce yourself next time. I want to thank you for this smile on my face. We have wonderful bunch of hardworking folks. Your business and kindness is appreciated. God bless!

Reviewed 3 February 2018

Heard for years how good Crab Trap was and finally had the opportunity to go. Started out great, server was excellent, crab soup was awesome but down hill after that. Wife had Cajun grilled shrimp which was tough (over cooked) and tasteless. I had oysters...More

Thank Tracy E
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

After picking our son up from work we were all hungry. After narrowing in down we decided the Crab Trap on St. Simons. It was New Year's eve and we were hoping getting there as they opened we could get in. Dinner was terrific. Two...More

Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

As a resident neighbor of this restaurant we find the constant trash and standing dirty water behind the restaurant, rude delivery people, and disconnected management a big turn off. May be back one day but not until they begin to respect that people actually live...More

Thank Anthony K
ramsey m, General Manager at The Crab Trap, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2017

This is a misrepresentation of The Crab Trap. Maybe you are confused with someone else. We are the cleanest restaurant around. All of our trash is deposited in the dumpster. Zero dirty water behind the building. Our management would love to connect with ALL of...More

Reviewed 24 December 2017

I love Crab Trap, but this one is not as good as the one is Amelia Island in my opinion! This place is okay, but there are so many options on St Simons!

Thank Brandi T
Reviewed 17 November 2017

The raw and steamed oysters were OK. The fries oysters were mainly batter, the shimp were tastless, and the fish was activly nasty. The fish had a bad sharp taste. So bad I had to spit it out. The manager reduced the bill and was...More

Thank vedjohns
ramsey m, General Manager at The Crab Trap, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2017

I am sorry for your poor experience with us. Please call me at the restaurant for a full refund. I hope you will give us another chance to earn your business. We order/serve the freshest seafood available.

Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Fresh seafood cooked lite and with great salad, hush puppies! Service was good and little wait! Shrimp and Mahi Mahi was fresh!

Thank Tamaraann2442
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Went with a large group we had in town for a senior retreat, the staff at the crab trap handled a party of 42 with ease and were very enjoyable. The soft shelled crab was excellent, no one in our group had a complaint!

Thank tsenkbei
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
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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