How to Eat Your Way Through Tybee Island
Tybee Island is undoubtedly a foodie’s dream. Its prime location attracts coastal and southern influence and culture, both of which are evident in its fare. Next time you visit Tybee, be sure to save room for these amazing dishes in our beach town!
1. Lowcountry Boil
Where: The Crab Shack
What: Boiled shrimp, Snow crab, Jonah or Rock crab, mussels, crawfish, corn, potatoes and sausage.
2. Fresh Sushi
Where: Raw Ingredients
What: A variety of fresh, hand-made sushi rolls served in downtown Tybee Island.
3. Lazaretto Steamed ShrimpWhere: CoCo’s Sunset Grille
What: Locally caught Georgia shrimp, steamed to perfection with CoCo’s secret spices.
4. Fish and ChipsWhere: The Deck Beach Bar + Kitchen
What: Tempura-battered sea bass, house tartar sauce, malted vinegar fries and grilled lemon.
5. Fish TacosWhere: Tybee Island Social Club
What: Mahi Mahi, pico, queso fresco, fresh lime.
6. Tybee Po’ Boy
Where: Gerald’s Pig and Shrimp
What: Fresh steamed shrimp, house slaw, pickles, remoulade on a hoagie.
7. Breakfast Club ScramblerWhere: The Breakfast Club
What: Bacon, veggies, hash browns, melted cheese, grits and toast.
8. Banana Pudding Ice CreamWhere: Sugar Shack
What: Homemade banana ice cream with crushed vanilla wafers and fresh banana slices in a waffle cone.
9. Oysters Pulaski
Where: Tybee Island Fish Camp
What: Fresh oysters baked with bacon, Andouille sausage, collards, jalapeños and panko.
10. Italian Gourmet PizzaWhere: Fannie’s On The Beach
What: Fresh saltwater dough with pepperoni, sausage, onions, green peppers, mushrooms, roma tomatoes and marinara.
11. Crab Cake SandwichWhere: Sundae Cafe
What: Housemade crab cakes with remoulade, lettuce, tomato and a toasted brioche bun.
12. King Crab LegsWhere: Sting Ray’s Seafood
What: Snow crab legs with coleslaw and corn.
Jess Brannen is Visit Tybee’s Digital Content Coordinator. She is a Savannah native and loves playing with Sir Charles Barkley, her neurotic golden retriever, and watching reruns of Martha Stewart’s cooking shows while eating chocolate.