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Crab Shack - CLOSED

24580 Overseas Hwy, Summerland Key, Lower Keys, FL 33042-4614
+1 305-745-2244
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
2 Mar 2015
“Sad day”
23 Jan 2015
“Letter from the Owner”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
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24580 Overseas Hwy, Summerland Key, Lower Keys, FL 33042-4614
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1 - 10 of 38 reviews

Reviewed 2 March 2015

This was a great place. Unique food for the area and had the feeling of being in a true family restaurant. Our family wishes you the best !!.

Thank janet c
Reviewed 23 January 2015

To all my dear friends and customers I have made over the past four years, I have had a very bad year with being in and out of the hospital. It is with a very heavy heart that I can no longer keep The Crab...More

2  Thank Casey S
Reviewed 22 November 2014

I had the appetizer-5 crab balls. Hubby had lobster mac. All food was definitely fresh and tasty and prices were fairly reasonable. Service was fast and friendly. Parking:It's a tight and very small parking lot. Roadwork out front makes it a difficult in and out....More

2  Thank Jeanne S
Reviewed 3 November 2014

the Crab shack serves authentic Maryland style crab cakes which are as good or better than any you will find in Maryland....Barb the owner and cook has brought her recipes with her from the Baltimore area and has continued the tradition of serving "over loaded"...More

1  Thank ltkbob
Reviewed 24 October 2014 via mobile

I went there with 6 friends the first night in the keys.. The food was excellent and the price low! Really good fish ! A must !!

1  Thank Elena C
Reviewed 23 October 2014

I have been eating at this great little local place since shortly after they opened. The food is outstanding. About as Fresh as it gets. Everything is cooked to order. And that does take some time. This is the keys. The idea is to relax...More

1  Thank Fred K
Reviewed 12 September 2014

Unfriendly staff, especially the older woman we were told was the owner. Her greeting when we walked in, after staring at us like unwanted guests who had intruded somehow, "Have a seat at that table in the corner. Someone will bus it shortly, we're just...More

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 30 August 2014

Stopped in on the way back from KW tonight. We had crab balls, which were fantastic, Clam Chowder which was also wonderful, followed by crab stuffed hogfish. EVERYTHING was home made. EVERYTHING. If you get a chance, stop in for a meal.

2  Thank buffetguy69
Reviewed 3 August 2014 via mobile

Went out looking for some good fresh seafood and we found it! Cute little family owned place friendly people and the food was amazing! Homemade mango vinaigrette dressing was delicious and the best conch fritters and grouper bites I've had in a while! Next time...More

Thank Teri M
Reviewed 17 July 2014 via mobile

We found this place traveling by boat. Four of us had lunch here and had all different items. Everything was unbelievable! The softshell crab was delicious and the crabcakes were amazing. The owner is a wonderful lady from Maryland, which gives her a big advantage...More

Thank Greg L
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  • Address: 24580 Overseas Hwy, Summerland Key, Lower Keys, FL 33042-4614
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Lower Keys  >  Summerland Key
  • Phone Number: +1 305-745-2244
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