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The Crab Trap

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1450 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Unit 204, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-6800
+1 850-301-0959
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Troutville, Virginia, United States
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Saw Bairdo crab legs advertised on website so asked about them. Glad I did. Very meaty, best crab legs I've ever had.

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Thank Sharon P
Destin, Florida
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Expensive food that tastes cheap. Overpriced drinks. Locals don't go here. It's a waste of money. Customer service is poor, as they hire summer help and they know they will only see you once in the summer. There are better places to waste your money.

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Wichita, Kansas
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pleased with service provided however the food was average and definitely overpriced. Won't return and there are other choices.

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Navarre, Florida
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404 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Crab Trap has a great location with plenty of free parking on the boardwalk next to the Gulfarium in FWB. The best deal is the "all day" menu. Tried the baked red snapper for $14 and it was exceptional; served with a creamy sauce and generous sides. The blackened shrimp was also tasty but spicy and the accompanying crab... More 

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Maben, Mississippi
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is really good but expensive. Overall the service was friendly and attentive and I will return.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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137 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate at the restaurant last night. The food was good and the service even better. Prices were high but that is to be expected with the Location and the great view we had.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was just ok. Didn't like the gumbo. But the view was good. Service fine. I had crab and shrimp. Shrimp was yummy...crab ok.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service was good and the food was also very good. A little noisy. Asked to move to another table because of yelling and running kids at the table behind us. Moved us without complaint.

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Milledgeville, Georgia
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55 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Conveniently located restaurant (on Boardwalk near the Gulfarium) with a great view of the gulf. I had a window seat and ordered a shrimp po’ boy on a tasty roll. Perhaps not to NOLA standard but close enough … and with the view, what’s to complain. My server was polite, efficient and attentive. All of it made for a most... More 

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Palm Harbor, Florida
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

There are so many quality restaurants in the area. This place has an amazing location because it's on the beach. Once you get past the location and beautiful view you realize that the food is below average and the service not even close to being an average . If you're at the boardwalk location, good news for you is AJ's,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1450 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Unit 204, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-6800
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Fort Walton Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 850-301-0959
Description
What's better than a day at the beach? A day at the beach followed by lunch or dinner at The Crab Trap at The Boardwalk on Okaloosa Island. Located at the busy and beautiful Newman Brackin Park, The Crab Trap is a first stop, last stop for locals and visitors alike. Perched high above the powder white sand and emerald green water of the Gulf of Mexico, The Crab Trap is the perfect place to begin or end your day at the beach. Serving local favorites such as Hot Crab Dip and Seafood Gumbo and daily specials ranging from Grilled Sirloin to Alaskan Crab Legs, The Crab Trap has something for everyone. The kids will love the special menu designed just for them, a chance to express their creative side, and a take home treat that will make their time on the Emerald Coast even more memorable. Tons of parking, easy access to the beach, playgrounds and volleyball nets; The Crab Trap at The Boardwalk will quickly become one of your favorite places to eat. Whether you are heading out for the night, taking a colleague to lunch, relaxing after a day at the beach or just looking for a place to hang out and catch a game, just head to The Crab Trap at The Boardwalk!

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