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Paul's Shrimp House

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530 Athens St, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689-3455
+1 727-938-5093
12:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been eating at Paul's for more than 15 years and the shrimp is fantastic every time! Our server tonight was by herself and killed it...the old Paul's potatoes were nostalgic and unique...bring um back please!

1 Thank lkwestie
Holiday, Florida
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84 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So we went to Paul's Shrimp House yesterday and we ordered the special which was grouper and shrimp and we ask for broiled and they lightly seasoned it with blackened seasoning and it was cooked perfectly and tasted very good we were very happy with the meal the bartender was really nice and took care of us well and made... More 

1 Thank Jim D
Tampa, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like shrimp and Greek salad, this is the absolute best!!! The shrimp are huge and the most delicious flavor we've ever had! Great price on draft beer too! We used to go here before it had moved to the location near Alt. 19, but we're so glad it is back to it's original location on Athens St. It... More 

1 Thank cj23472016
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256 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Was told about this place by a coworker who goes here every year when he's down here Ordered the blackened Mahi sandwich and the blackened shrimp and scallops The items were fresh but with all the salt in their blackening it was too overwhelming He later told me I should have only ordered the peel and eat shrimp Oh well... More 

Thank ibwhte
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

While the shrimp was fresh the seasoning did nothing for it. It had a bland taste. It was extremely hard to get the shell off. We visited another shrimp house called the Freezer. The shrimp had a fantastic taste and the shell was easily removed because they slit the back.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Tarpon Springs, FL
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109 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Paul's Shrimp House is amazing! It a nice little mom and pop restaurant located just of the main drag of the Tarpon Springs sponge docks. They have some of the best food off the strip! Ice cold beer and warm or hot peel and eat shrimp. Its a must stop when visiting the sponge docks.

1 Thank Anubus6
Tampa, Florida
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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

I've been eating here since I was a kid and it has not ceased to please. This time we went early Sunday 4:30 for dinner no crowd what-so-ever. We had the peel and eat shrimp cooked perfectly and served with hot drawn butter. The service was excellent. The iced tea tastes freshly brewed. Also, try the hush puppies and Paul's... More 

1 Thank Holli W
Wailuku, Hawaii
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

We've eaten here many times, but the last three were rather strange because it was so quiet. In April of this year, we actually had to go into the kitchen to get someone to take our money when we finished eating! Food is good, though. The fried shrimp dinner is great - wonderful shrimp and it is cooked perfectly; the... More 

1 Thank MauiCooker
Tarpon Springs, Florida
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Another hidden gem of a restaurant in Tarpon Springs, Paul's has the best shrimp in town! I especially enjoy the eat and peel shrimp, hot or cold it's excellent! Also the sides are great, my favorite are the hush puppies and potato salad. Our waitress was very friendly, knowledgeable and attentive. Paul's is one of my favorite restaurant for shrimp... More 

1 Thank Barbara P
Oldsmar, Florida
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Best shrimp house ever. Excellent food, excellent service. Very clean restaurant Parking in Tarpon Springs is the only problem.

2 Thank Cheryl D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Seafood, American, Greek
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
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: 530 Athens St, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689-3455
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tarpon Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 727-938-5093
Located in Tarpon Springs Florida, Paul's is known for seafood and beer, but most notably shrimp.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?