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The Freezer

) #1 of 41 Restaurants in Homosassa €€ - €€€ American, , Seafood
5590 S Boulevard Dr, Homosassa, FL 34448-4417
+1 352-628-2452
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steamed shrimp” (215 reviews)
“seafood” (181 reviews)
“crab legs” (62 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood
€€ - €€€
5590 S Boulevard Dr, Homosassa, FL 34448-4417
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Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We have been making this a regular stop for the last couple years. I never cared for peel and eat shrimp till I tried it at the freezer. It's the only place to eat it. Seasoned perfectly. Fish dips are also great. Could use some...More

Thank jackiejackshaw
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Our guide from Snorkel With Manatees, Katy, told us about this place when we asked who had the best Stone Crab in the area. SHE WAS RIGHT! The crab was excellent but so was the Shrimp. If you love crab, shrimp and a cold beer...More

Thank Dawn B
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Don't go here expecting cleanliness, good service, pleasantness, or even a smile, they seem to pride themselves on being rude. People seem to flock to this "restaurant" for the shrimp, we had some, it was good, I think it is busy because it is not...More

Thank Dave C
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Place is unique order at the bar , cash only food was awesome great casual atmosphere loved it ...fun dive bar kinda place

Thank Stacey S
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Very busy at all times, shrimp peel and eat, great. Can order other fish. Very noisy lots of people!

Thank Barbara F
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

We visited the Freezer for the first time recently. The place was packed at around 1pm (during the week), oh, and they only take cash. I stood in line while others tried to grab a table. We ordered the shrimp (peel and eat) and the...More

Thank Dawn C
Reviewed 11 January 2017

If you like shrimp and beer then this is the place for you. Nothing fancy, the food is fantastic and the location is great, right on the water. It is a big shed with picnic tables outside. A great atmosphere. There were long lines of...More

Thank Vonny-One
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Just simply great food. I have not ventured to try anything other than my favorite half order of steamed shrimp and a Sam Adams. I love the cocktail sauce but the butter is more like movie popcorn butter so I skip it. Ask for their...More

Thank Hilda0414
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Oh my gosh!! I am a seafood lovers and I had some of the best shrimp I have ever had at this restaurant. Do not miss eating here even if you have to wait in line for a while.

Thank territo
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Bring cash and order at the bar. Everything is awesome. The outside looks rough, but the quality of the makes up for it. I'm glad we are local!

Thank TPPChef
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Cherie Wine A
Are oysters still in season?
13 May 2017|
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Response from RippleManatee | Reviewed this property |
No oysters in summer - a good rule of thumb: Eat oysters only in months that have the letter "R" i.e. January, February, etc.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5590 S Boulevard Dr, Homosassa, FL 34448-4417
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Homosassa
  • Phone Number: +1 352-628-2452
  • E-mail
Restaurant/Bar in an old seafood freezer on the water where boats bring in their fresh catch. Amazing shrimp, fish dip and stone crabs.
A lot of local controversy around restaraunt so it is becoming very popular.
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