Dining Guide on Tybee Island

Family Friendly Fare to Five Star Cuisine

From gourmet pizza to casual fine dining and beachside crab shacks, the options of Tybee Island restaurants are endless. Known for its mouthwatering menus and famous watering holes, Tybee Island’s dining scene won’t let you down. Whether you are looking to experience the local coastal cuisine or are in the mood for a romantic evening of fine wine and food, there is something for everyone.

Here is a list of a handful of the best, most popular top restaurants on Tybee Island recommended by Luxury Living staff:

  • The Crab Shack

    A Tybee Island staple, The Crab Shack is the perfect spot to kick off your shoes and revel in the lively atmosphere, all while enjoying a pile of their famous crab legs or other seafood fare. Watch the local fisherman put their boats in and even see the catches they bring back; it will make your dining experience that much more fun!

  • Sting Ray’s Seafood

    If you are looking for seafood, this is the spot. Voted best restaurant by the Tybee Breeze, String Ray’s Seafood offers incredible seafood dishes, live music and a welcoming, relaxed atmosphere, all under the shaded umbrellas along Tybee’s main street. Catch a local live music favorite on Friday and Saturday nights, or sit back and watch one of the Island’s many parades as you enjoy your meal.

  • The Breakfast Club

    One of the most popular Tybee Island restaurants, the Breakfast Club is equipped with talented chefs and a friendly staff that are creative with everything they do. A family-owned restaurant, the Breakfast Club is open from 7am to 1pm daily. Making their own sausages and sauces in house, the Breakfast Club serves some of the freshest food on Tybee Island. The Tybee Island staple was voted “Best Breakfast in Savannah” in 2012. The menu offers anything from traditional egg dishes to award-winning burgers, breakfast burritos, eggs florentine, and so much more.

  • AJs Dockside Restaurant

    AJs Dockside Restaurant is another Tybee Island staple that is known for its picturesque sunsets. Located on the back river of the island, AJs is open for lunch and dinner and has more than 45 bottled beers that go great with the mouth-watering seafood the restaurant’s chefs prepare daily. Considered the best place for seafood on Tybee Island since 2003, AJs is a great place to relax and enjoy some local cuisine while you soak up the atmosphere of the island.

  • Sundae Cafe

    Sundae Cafe is a family-owned and operated Tybee Island restaurant that offers a romantic atmosphere and some of the most incredible dishes in the South. The restaurant’s chefs consistently cook up Southern-inspired dishes with a flare; serving anything from seafood and steaks to sandwiches, pastas, and exquisite salads. Offering an incredible view of the sea, the Sundae Cafe also has a wide selection of martinis, an impressive wine list, and cocktails. The Sundae Cafe is located on First Street and is open Monday thru Saturday for both lunch and dinner.

  • North Beach Bar and Grill

    The North Beach Bar and Grill is located between Tybee Island’s famous restaurant and the beach, offering the perfect setting for an incredible lunch or dinner. This Tybee Island restaurant is a great choice if you are looking for a fresh meal with a Caribbean flair. The local chefs cook up sustainable seafood that was caught just off the island that day, it doesn’t get any fresher than that! The menu includes mouthwatering crab cake sandwiches, fish tacos, wings, hot dogs, burgers, and more. A quaint beach shack right on the ocean, the North Beach Bar and Grill is the perfect spot if you’ve just spent the day adventuring in the water and want a simple yet delicious meal.

  • Tybee Island Social Club

    An inviting, hip atmosphere with a menu to match, the Tybee Island Social Club is a modern restaurant with offerings that include innovative burgers, local fresh catch, fresh-squeezed juice, muddled herb cocktails, and so much more. Offering a casual dining experience with plenty of vegetarian and kid-friendly options, the Social Club is the place to dine when visiting Tybee Island.