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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%
Travellers talk about
“crab legs” (133 reviews)
“seafood” (267 reviews)
“clams” (41 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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26 Center Street, Folly Beach, SC 29439
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stopped in for lunch during a festival. I have to say though it took a long time they were handling crowds well. Kids menu has great prices (Avg $3.99) and an above average selection. They offer all kinds of seafood, local and import, in a...More

Thank 4TravelingFoodies
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had a pleasant dinner with several crab dishes family of three generations and there wassomthing for everyone. Several good beers on tap.

Thank Steve U
Reviewed 1 week ago

I dropped by on a blustery winter day & was in search of some Southern comfort food. The Crab Shack's shrimp & grits did not disappoint. Prompt service and excellent food - what more can you want?

Thank katetahirah
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendliest staff in town. Great seafood and attentive service. Try the daily specials or take your pick off of the extensive menu. And don't forget......it's oyster season!!

1  Thank senorjp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here years ago for the first time to get casual seafood by the beach. Great place for friends and families too. We’ve taken them there to a few of the Crab Shack locations in Folly, Coosaw (N. Chas) and in West Ashley. Love...More

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

Thank you for all your support! We love serving our guests the very best seafood available. Thanks again ffor taking the time to give us a shout out on TripAdvisor. Ron & Staff

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is a local gem. I love that locals go here so that tell you the kind of restaurant it is. Everything is very well served. Crab cakes are the bomb. Staff is friendly and it is nicely decoarted

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to let me know about your visit! I will share your kind words with my team members as well! They all share my passion on serving the very best to our guests, Ron & Staff

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I had the crab stuffed flounder and tried the crab stuffed mahi, both were delicious. My friends had been telling us about this place for months. It is worth every penny. They have outdoor seating and while we were there the weather was in the...More

1  Thank AmesP81
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for all your kind words! We hope to see you again soon! Ron & Staff

Reviewed 11 January 2018

We used to go there several years ago and was not always satisfied. However we decided to try it again after the Sand Castle closed. I have to say it was delicious. The she crab soup was excellent. I had fried fish and shrimp. All...More

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

Thank you for giving us an opportunity to show you why we get so many 5 star reviews. Please introduce yourself the next time you are in. I would love to meet you in person. Sincerely, Ron Hill, owner

Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Pretty good! Portions were perfect: we ate our entire entree. Service was decent. Would definitely go back.

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to let me know about your visit! I will share your kind words with my team members as well! They all share my passion on serving the very best to our guests, Ron & Staff

Reviewed 30 December 2017

Had the crab cakes and fries. Excellent quality crab, Fries were very good as well. Recommend as good stop. Server was attentive stopped mid afternoon weekday place was not busy.More

Thank Bob B
LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2017

Bob, Thank you! I am glad that you enjoyed everything so much! I am a little confused, Not sure why we got a three star review after loving everything, but thank you for letting me know about your visit. Please feel free to call me...More

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Sharon S
21 September 2017|
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Response from LCH076 | Property representative |
Yes we do on the outside tables
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camille88701
21 March 2017|
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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
20 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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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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Monday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Friday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
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
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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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