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Seafood By the Seashore

23 Jan 2019
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Food and Dining

Is your stomach growling or are you feeling famished? Well, there are numerous wonderful restaurants located all around Tybee and in its surrounding areas that have an array of amazing food options.  But if what you are looking for and craving is local fresh seafood, the true food of the island, here are a few restaurants that we can recommend to you to visit for a true local and delicious meal.

Crab Shack       

Located on 40 Estill Hammock Rd, the ORIGINAL Crab Shack is open 7 days a week from 11:30am-10pm.  This is a unique restaurant that features numerous seafood delights along their own unique alligator lagoon where you can actually feed the captive alligators. They have both indoor and outdoor seating but their outdoor seating features great views of the waterways and marshlands. They have quite a wide selection of seafood appetizers and meal options on their menu. A few featured items are: Low Country Boil- shrimp, corn potatoes, and sausage as well as New England Clam Chowder and The Shack Crab Stew, which is their own award-winning recipe. They also offer shrimp, snow crab, stone crab, mussels and baby clams. Menu


Bernie's Oyster House

Bernie’s Oyster House was founded in 1993 at its original location on Savannah’s historic River Street and expanded to Tybee Island in 2006. We specialize in fresh oysters, with a wide assortment of other seafood dishes and a full bar. On Tybee Island, we’re in the heart of the South End business district, a short walk from the Pier, beach, and shopping. Try a bucket of steamed oysters to share, or you can get yours raw and on the half-shell. Menu


Sting Rays Seafood  

Located on 14th Street at Butler Avenue this great restaurant the features inside and outside dining options is open 7 days a week. They offer a large range of seafood. Sting Rays is a great location to watch any of Tybee's many parades from while you enjoy your meal. The parade passes right in front of the restaurant so you can have a meal and a show or rather a parade!  There many food options include, crab stew, Shrimp Po' Boy sandwich, Snow Crab Platter, Deviled Crab Plate, Soft Shell Crab Plate, Louisiana Crawfish, Dungeness Crab and even the "famous" Sting Ray's Platter which consists of Shrimp, Snow Crab, Blue Crab, Jonah Crab Claws, Crawfish and Mussels. They even sell Seafood by the pound, such as 1/2 lb Shrimp, 1lb Mussels, Alaskan Snow Crab, and Oysters on the Half Shell.  Menu

King Crab Legs


The Deck

Located at Tybee Island Beachside Colony Resort, on Butler Ave. This restaurant is directly beach front so you can enjoy their indoor seating or eat in their outdoor seating and watch the surf and listen to some live music as you enjoy your meal. The Deck features fresh seafood and Tasty Coastal Cuisine and refreshing beverages! The Deck’s food draws inspiration from the cuisine of Australia, coastal Mexico, and Hawaii; combining them in a relaxed and creative manner. The menu is both fun and satisfying with guest favorites like fish and chips and buffalo hot wings. Menu


Interested in visiting more local Tybee restaurants? Click here to see a larger list.