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Crystal River Seafood

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Certificate of Excellence2015 Winner
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APPETIZERS​
$6.99
Stuffed Mushrooms
Mushrooms stuffed w/ crabmeat stuffing, topped w/ cheese, & broiled to perfection.
$7.99
Crab Cakes
Three crab cakes loaded w/ crab meat. Served w/ remoulade sauce.
$7.99
Frog Legs
A delicacy to many cuisines, it has a taste similar to chicken but more tender.
$6.99
Coconut Shrimp
Shrimp rolled in a light coconut breading & then fried. Served w/ a sweet & spicy sauce.
$7.99
Gator Tail
You will not find a gator more tender!
$6.99
Buffalo Shrimp
Fried​ shrimp tossed in a spicy buffalo sauce.
$5.99
Fried Green Tomatoes
A true southern favorite! Double hand-breaded to achieve the perfect coating.
$5.99
Crystal Petals
Our special breader & our homemade sauce sets our onion petals ahead of the competition.
$6.99
Mozzarella Sticks
Piping hot mozzarella cheese, deep fried, encased in a crunchy breading.
$4.99
Fried Pickle Chips
This dill pickle recipe will have you puckering your lips in no time!
SOUPS​
$2.99
House Salad
$7.99
Bite Size Shrimp
$8.99
Grilled Chicken
$8.99
Grilled Salmon
$8.99
Fried Chicken
SOUPS​
Cup $3.99
Bowl $4.99
Red Rock Seafood Bisque
Cup $3.99
Bowl $4.99
New England Clam Chowder
LUNCH​
11 am to 4 pm daily. Entrees are served w/ hushpuppies & two sides.
Any two $9.99
Any three $10.99
Duplicate items $+1.00
A tossed salad $+1.99
Combo Platters
Choose from: pollock, shrimp, clam strips, crab cake, chicken strips, scallops, or oysters
$7.99
A tossed salad $+1.99
Fish'n Grits
$7.99
A tossed salad $+1.99
Tilapia
$8.99
A tossed salad $+1.99
Flounder
$9.99
A tossed salad $+1.99
Grilled Salmon
$9.99
A tossed salad $+1.99
Grilled Mahi
$8.99
A tossed salad $+1.99
Whole Catfish
$8.99
A tossed salad $+1.99
Catfish Fillet
$8.99
A tossed salad $+1.99
Blue Crab Claws
SANDWICHES​
Served w/ lettuce & tomato.
$7.49
Fish Sandwich
$9.99
Grilled Mahi
$8.99
Grilled Chicken
$8.49
1/2 Lb Burger
KID'S MEALS​
10 & under. Served w/ hushpuppies, two sides, & a drink.
$5.99
Fried Shrimp
$5.49
Bite Size Shrimp
$5.49
Fish Fillet
$5.49
Chicken Strips
$4.99
Corn Dog
$4.99
Mac & Cheese
SEAFOOD SIDES​
$6.99
Fried Shrimp
$6.99
Fish
$7.99
Oysters
$7.99
Scallops
$5.99
Clam Strips
$7.99
Salmon
$7.99
Mahi
$6.99
Crab Leg
SIDES​
A la carte: 1.99
Upgrade any side listed above for one of our premium sides for an additional $1.49 - sweet potato chips or kraft mac & cheese
Cole Slaw
Apple Sauce
Baked Potato
French Fries
Cheese Grits
Grits
Fried Okra
Green Beans
SHRIMP NET​
Mate $11.99
Skipper $13.99
Fried Shrimp
$12.99
Hot Boiled
$14.99
Grilled on Skewers
$13.99
Buffalo (Spicy)
$11.99
Bite size
DUOS & TRIOS​
Duplicate items $+1.00
Choose any two $13.99
Any three $14.99
Shrimp, Pollock, Crab Cakes, Clam Strips, Scallops, Oysters, Chicken Strips
About
Great Seafood - Reasonably Priced - Served with a Smile Locally and family owned & operated for over 30 years. Our restaurant is the perfect place to enjoy fine seafood, cooked to order. We serve fresh seafood in a fun atmosphere. You can choose from the large selection of items on our menu from shrimp and fish to gator tail and frog legs. We also serve salads, sandwiches, Hand-Cut, Certified Angus Ribeyes, and much more.
PRICE RANGE
US$7 - US$14
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
American, Seafood
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
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All reviews fried shrimp hush puppies seafood blue crab claws coleslaw combo platter service is always top notch seated immediately green beans side dishes the food is great chrystal trio servings appetizers texture lemon
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just what we wanted...driving from St Pete to NOLA, this was where we would be for lunch. And it was just what we wanted...fried flounder, blue crab claws, fried okra, hush puppies...all prepared perfectly. Great service, too!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank KentheEnchanter
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Had Fried Crab Claw lunch. They were meaty and tasty. The beans and okra were both great. My wife had the 2 lobster tails for $22. A bit on the small side but tasty and pretty good for the price which includes fried shrimp and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank thomasaG5031OU
Reviewed 22 September 2018

It is my first night back in Tallahassee dinner spot. The shrimp are so fresh and tasty and the hush puppies, well they don't make them like that in the Pac NW. The service is fast and friendly. I am already looking forward to getting...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Nona C
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

I have been looking for a decent seafood place in tally since I moved here from Louisiana two years ago, and this place did not disappoint. Fairly priced, at least for the lunch menu, and great service.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank rjon112
SSJCRSMarketing, Public Relations Manager at Crystal River Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2018

Wish you had found us soon, but so glad you know about us now! We are pleased to know you enjoyed your dinning experience with us and we look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

We were passing through and saw Crystal River so we stopped in. The food was reasonably priced, prepared well and was very tasty. I would definitely stop again.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank CraigS489
Reviewed 5 April 2018

We chose this restaurant as it was near to the hotel we were staying in. Good menu, with friendly and helpful staff. Food all very good but disappointed we couldn't have a wine or beer with our meal.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank llamacalmer
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

I never thought I would be grateful for being directed off the freeway due to an accident shutting it down but had it not happened, I would never have found this wonderfully delicious seafood restaurant! Seriously! Sunday afternoon, right after church, and it was packed...More

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank angelaw199
SSJCRSMarketing, Public Relations Manager at Crystal River Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2018

So glad you found us!!! We greatly appreciate your RAVING review! - It is a joy to hear how much you enjoyed your dining experience with us! Please come back and see us next time you are passing through!

Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Having experienced Red Lobster a week prior and roundly disappointed, I wanted fried seafood for my cheat day. Crystal River exceeded my admittedly low standards by leaps and bounds. First off the atmosphere automatically caught my olfactory nerves by surprise. It actually smelled like a...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank BlackBear54
Reviewed 1 March 2018

Was seated immediately, Heather was my Waitress, she was very attentive, returning to the table several times to see if I needed anything ! The Clam Chowder was not the best I have had, but was in a nice cream sauce with a good amount...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Norma T
SSJCRSMarketing, Public Relations Manager at Crystal River Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2018

We appreciate your feedback and review! We look forward to serving you again, next time you are in the area.

Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Homemade clam chowder, sauces, etc. Blackened mahi mahi had perfect seasoning. Found this gem on our way to Bradenton area. We will stop agan on our way home.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank GrayMare42
SSJCRSMarketing, Public Relations Manager at Crystal River Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Thanks for stopping in, we look forward to seeing you again!

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laralynr
20 December 2016|
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Response from ssjcrs | Property representative |
Hello! At this time we only offer the oysters Fried or Broiled.
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