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Folly Beach Crab Shack

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26 Center Street, Folly Beach, SC 29439
+1 843-588-3080
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11:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The Freshest seafood prepared with love right off the beach. Great atmosphere. We will definitely be back soon!

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LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this review

Thank you! We strive to offer the best and freshest seafood with amazing service. I am blessed to have such an amazing team! I will pass along your to my Chef, he always says the secret ingredient is love! We hope to be able to serve you again soon! Ron & Staff More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Went her 2 nights of our 3 night trip. Good food and service. Oysters, crab legs were very nice. Atmosphere more on an adult level.

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LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this review

Thank you so much! I appreciate you taking the time to give us a shout out on TripAdvisor! We love serving our guests and exceeding their expectations. Just so you know for your next visit, we also have deck and dining area designed more for families as well. We hope to see you again soon! Ron & Staff More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful!!!The steam pot was a Hit! Service decent. The hushpuppies were crispy and not greasy ... Could've been a little cleaner.

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LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this review

Thank you for letting me know about your visit. I take all reviews to heart and I have already addressed the importance to all my team members on how important the whole experience should be. Please feel free to call me on my personal cell, I would like more details about any areas we can improve upon. Sincerely, Ron Hill,... More 

New Haven County, CT
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We were shut out at another restaurant and ended up at the Folly Crab Shack. We split the mussel appetizer, a she-crab bisque, and a fried mixed seafood platter with assorted sides. More than enough for two. Add a couple of cocktails and the total was about $75 including tip. Sara provided great service. Excellent seafood. Sides were Ok. I'd... More 

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LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let me know about your visit. I have already checked with my chef on the sides issue. I am glad that you enjoyed everything else so much! I will also share your kind words with Sara as well. She is an awesome person. Thanks again, Ron & Staff More 

Gadsden, Alabama
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We wanted to drive out to Folly Beach from Charleston and found this spot. What a great find. The service was great and attentive. We tried the Charleston Steamed bucket and doubled it and added Sausage - great idea! It was absolutely delicious. Well seasoned and hot! They have a decent selection of beer and drinks as well. We really... More 

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LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this review

Thanks! We are a always happy to hear how much our guests enjoyed everything, especially when our guests try us for the first time. Charleston has so many choices to choose from and I am glad that we were able to exceed your expectations. Sincerely, Ron Hill, owner More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I did a review over 2 yrs ago. My husband wanted to come back to Folly Beach again. We only drove in for a few hrs and wanted the seafood boil pot shindig again. Peel and shrimp I struggle with because the back side vein/poo not removed but many other restaurants leave it in. Restaurant had a wait so we... More 

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LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this review

Thank you for coming back to visit us. I appreciate you letting me know about your visit and the next time you are in, please introduce yourself, we can always offer the peeled and devained shrimp. We hope to be able to serve you again soon. Ron Hill, owner More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here twice during our week long vacation at Folly after Christmas. Great seafood menu and a very friendly staff.

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LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am blessed with an amazing staff that shares my passion on serving all our guests like family & friends. I am glad that you enjoyed everything so much. Ron & Staff More 

Matthews, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate a late lunch on Christmas Eve here, lovely crab clusters, large portions. Waitstaff were friendly and lovely.

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LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. I will share them with all my team members as well. They all share my passion to serve the very best with the best service. We hope to be able to serve you again soon! Ron & Staff More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unexpected side trip to Folly Beach with a great lunch at the Crab Shack. First time I ever tried Fried Green Tomatoes, they where delicious! Same with the Tacos and the Mahi Sandwich. Really good! Will definitely eat this again when I am in the area.

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LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this review

Thank you! Our fried green tomatoes are awesome! Glad you had a chance to try them. I will share your review with my awesome Chef as well as all our team members. we love to hear about how much our guests enjoyed themselves. We hope to see you again soon! Ron & Staff More 

Bluffton, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good seafood (grilled scallops and shrimp particularly yummy) and service attentive/friendly. Our cocker Scooter knows his spot in the raised area under the patio table and happily greeted all other folk coming for dinner. Jan Special excellent. One of our favorites when visiting Folly Beach.

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LCH076, Owner at Folly Beach Crab Shack, responded to this review

Thank you so much! I am glad that you Scooter enjoyed everything so much! I will pass along your kind words to all my team members as well. They all share my passion on serving all our guests, even our furry ones. We hope to see you again on your next trip to paradise. Ron & Staff More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood
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
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
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
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?