A Guide to the Restaurants in Tybee Island, GA

Tybee Island is a barrier island about 20 minutes east of Savannah, Georgia, boasting a beautiful three-mile sandy beach. Whether you live in Tybee Island or you're a visitor, you will always find plenty of things to do. This charming town offers great fishing and dolphin watching, and plenty of shopping. When you're visiting or passing through, you'll want to stop at one of the top restaurants in the area.

The Crab Shack
40 Estill Hammock Road
Tybee Island, GA 31328
(912) 786-9857

If you enjoy seafood, you will love The Crab Shack, close to your cozy Tybee Island Inn. This restaurant has been voted "Best Seafood in Savannah" by the Readers of Creative Loafina. Guests have the option to dine in the screened in area of the restaurant, or with a rustic atmosphere outside. Visitors come back time and again for the great service and delicious food. Guests' favorites include the crab stew, mussels, ribs and crab legs. Take time to visit and feed the alligators at the on-site Gator Lagoon farm. Hours of operation are daily from 11:30 a.m. until 10:00 p.m., and until 11:00 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.

A-J's Dockside Restaurant
1315 Chatham Avenue
Tybee Island, GA 31328
(912) 786-8442

This amazing oceanfront restaurant offers outstanding seafood with the option to dine inside or outside. Guests' favorites include the delicious fried shrimp, grilled pork chops and hand cut fries, and there are many other great options on the menu. A-J's Dockside is a wonderful family restaurant, but you can still enjoy a romantic sunset with great music and fabulous margaritas. It's open every day from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Sting Ray's Seafood
1403 Butler Avenue
Tybee Island, GA 31328
(912) 786-0209

This restaurant was voted "Best Seafood Restaurant on the Island" by the Tybee Breeze, Tybee's entertainment magazine. If you're looking for a great place to relax and dine after a day on the beach, Sting Ray's Seafood may be just the place for you. It's fun to watch the people strolling by while munching on amazing food. Guest favorites include the crab legs, fried shrimp and scallops. The prices are fair for huge portions. Enjoy the live music on Friday and Saturday evenings in a comfortable Tybee Island atmosphere. It's open from 11:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. during the week, and closes later on the weekends.

Fannies on the Beach
1613 Strand Avenue
Tybee Island, GA 31328
(912) 786-6109

Fannies on the Beach offers great food with a magnificent view. Guests can relax on the deck listening to the music of the band. Favorites include the fried shrimp and spinach quesadilla, and the Hawaiian pizza. This restaurant is a fun place to watch the beachcombers from your nearby Tybee Island Bed and Breakfast. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday from noon until 11:00 p.m., and Saturdays and Sundays from noon until 2:00 a.m. The large deck outside is open from Thursdays to Sundays.