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The Crab Plant

201 NW 5th St, Crystal River, FL 34428-4007
+1 352-795-4700
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steamed shrimp” (31 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (41 reviews)
“stone crab” (38 reviews)
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
201 NW 5th St, Crystal River, FL 34428-4007
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Recently took family to Crab Plant and the food and waitress we had were excellent. High top table next to us had a local woman and two men, one of which cussed like a sailor. Waitresses repeatedly walked by and rolled their eyes, but nobody...More

Thank Turkeytalkr
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This place was recommended by a local and it was very good. Doesn't look like much from the outside but our entire group like everything we ordered.

Thank beachloverMidwest
Reviewed 6 days ago

Yeah it is not the prettiest place on the river but saddle up and grab a mallet and do the thing! The coldest beer and crabs galore...or if you want shrimp, fish, squid, etc, etc, etc. Just make sure you have not eaten breakfast if...More

Thank Gordon P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ok there last night in August. Had crab dinner..use to be hush puppies and slaw were homemade by Grandma. Not the case now. Not sure if they have gotten to busy ? And why do they take cash only??? If you want to be in...More

Thank Shay012
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best smoked mullet dip on the planet. Fish fresh from the boats. Great view of Kings Bay. Fresh stone crab in season.

Thank Mickey S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not my favorite seafood restaurant in Citrus county. Pretty pricey, food so so. Seafood store next to restaurant is good and customer service great.

Thank 896dominid
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a low country boil- crawfish, shrimp, clams, mussels,bluefin crab,red potatoes, corn on the cob- ate all except potatoes- got too full!! Would highly recommend for fresh seafood lovers.

Thank blh60
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Lobster roll is not lobster at all. Fake ingredients. I come from New England, specifically, NH, what a huge disapointment!

1  Thank LesleyR809
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Hit - The honey shrimp was GREAT!! Best thing on the menu. The crab was pretty good. The service was good. Miss- The kids fish nuggets were terrible. The grilled grouper and salad was not very good. The atmosphere was ok.

1  Thank Angela S
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

We pulled up on the boat that we rented for the day after swimming in Three Sister's Springs ready for a great lunch. Service was very prompt and our waitress brought our drinks and appetizers out quickly. We ordered the blue crab chowder and the...More

Thank adj35125
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24 July 2018|
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Response from Marysue W | Reviewed this property |
Yes they serve lunch! Really good shrimp!
Patricia Z
29 June 2018|
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5 March 2018|
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Response from C R | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they close for the summer. Stone crab season is over May 15.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 NW 5th St, Crystal River, FL 34428-4007
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Crystal River
  • Phone Number: +1 352-795-4700
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