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Rick's Crab Trap

178 Eglin Pkwy NE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-4445
+1 850-664-0110
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“crab soup” (8 reviews)
“oysters” (28 reviews)
“taquitos” (4 reviews)
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Seafood, Gluten Free Options
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178 Eglin Pkwy NE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-4445
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On family vacation in Fort Walton, we try to find local places for seafood. We found this place on TripAdvisor. We started with the spinach dip and chips which were really good. Also had the Happy Hour special of a dozen raw oysters for $9.99....More

Thank KatSuess
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here for dinner. It's a small place.. clean.. small uncomfortable tables... and the AC was not too good.. kinda steamy atmosphere. All of that was worth it! The steamed pot and fresh oysters are out of this world! We got a Steamed seafood...More

Thank JenniferBlue_22
Reviewed 11 May 2017

When you need to cut your blackened Amberjack with a knife and it's like cutting shoe leather, you know your fish is overcooked. I have nothing positive to say about our experience here.

Thank MOtravelers
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Rick's is one of our favs. This isn't a fancy place but the food and the staff are top shelf! Check out their HappY Hour oysters. They are priced below everyone else's and are always fresh and usually from Appalacacola.

Thank squrrily
Reviewed 5 April 2017

We read this on Yelp and decided to try it. It didn't disappoint as we arrived around 6:30 pm where they have a HH menu until 7 pm. $9 for a dozen of raw oysters, how do you beat that? They were yummy! Then we...More

Thank Wander_Eyes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

We first fell upon Rick's Crab Trap in 2016.....was so good that we had to go back. Didn't disappoint! Everything was perfect....service, lunch and also the Derby Pie! Great local place!

Thank lakegirl7531
Reviewed 22 March 2017

I was expecting snow crab, but never asked much questions. Prices were average for seafood in the area. Not very crowded but locals liked the food as well.

Thank Sam L
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

We were visiting family in the area, and wanted raw oysters. They were fabulous! I got grouper nuggets and my husband got the seafood platter, raw oysters and seafood gumbo. The food was delicious! Our server was the beat we've had so far this week!...More

Thank Laurie B
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

On our way back from a day trip towards Pensacola and Navarre Beach we were heading back towards Destin in search of the best Oysters. Trip advisor brought us to Rick's. Our server was Tara - never once was my tea glass empty! We had...More

Thank J S
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Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch today. My wife ordered the the two-item deal ( two mains + two sides for $11.) I got the special of the day (fried mullet basket. My wife's fried oysters and grilled amberjack were very good. Mullet was also good. French fries...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 178 Eglin Pkwy NE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-4445
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Fort Walton Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 850-664-0110
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