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The Crab Shack

5430 Baylea Ave, Port Richey, FL 34668-6505
+1 727-807-3336
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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“fish tacos” (10 reviews)
“the river” (29 reviews)
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American, Seafood
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5430 Baylea Ave, Port Richey, FL 34668-6505
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Reviewed 14 August 2018

We have been there several times when it was The Crab Shack. We love to sit by the river and have lunch. Typical bar food and a cold drink. We went back when in town this time and noticed the name change. We did not...More

Thank Nancy P
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

This place has a great atmosphere, beautiful view, open air next to the river before it empties into the gulf. The service was a little slow, but only had two servers on. Live band was o.k. The food is the typical Florida bar fare it...More

Thank chefgreg63
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Crab Shack is a restaurant I visit often. It's easy to get to, RIGHT ON the water (has access for boaters), great setting/atmosphere and good inexpensive sips and eats. It's on the Cotee River, just across the main road (Rte 19) from several other restaurants....More

Thank 266dorisb
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

Decent tiki bar to drink and have lunch. Pretty good sweet potato fries and shrimp tacos. Pretty rough looking but staff was nice and is pretty on the river.

Thank AnneS589
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Had been several months since we have been to the former crab shack now shark bites. Almost left when we saw name change but thought, no we have made many trips there and was always delicious meals, prompt and excellent service with great prices. We...More

Thank J6951NFjosephw
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

We had come here when it was the crab shack and were not impressed. Since it’s reopening as Shark bites we thought we would give it another try. Now we have been there several times by boat ( they have docking). The food has been...More

Thank Pamela S
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

We go there often. We have never had a bad meal. Our waitress April is always a sweerheart.Beer is cold food is always good. We will continue to go there while in NPR.We just bought a boat on river. We love it to be able...More

Thank Randy S
Reviewed 21 March 2018

Terrific setting on the river, even boats could dock and come in to eat. Friendly servers, casual dining, lots of seafood items and other things to choose from

Thank Unicorn207
Reviewed 7 March 2018

My husband and I both ordered the Fish and Chips. Very disappointing. The fish was served in a basket lined with paper and loaded with grease.

Thank 233lorettam
Reviewed 3 March 2018

We'll the atmosphere is amazing the food is going down a little but the price has gone crazy. When you order soft pretzels and get 3 for 7.95 not to bad but then when they charge 3.00 more for dipping cheese that's crazy even though...More

Thank Joanna D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
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11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5430 Baylea Ave, Port Richey, FL 34668-6505
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Port Richey
  • Phone Number: +1 727-807-3336
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