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Crab Trap II

4815 17th Street East, Ellenton, FL 34222
941 729 7777
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Ranked #7 of 34 Restaurants in Ellenton
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Most recent review
- Sep 1, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Parrish, Florida
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77 reviews 77 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The fairly new owner of this location has owned another area restaurant for years - one of our favorites. We had eaten here years ago under other ownership. We wanted to try it under her ownership. My husband had a grouper sandwich, which was 'fresh' but not especially tasty. I had a chicken quesadilla which was good and large enough... More

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Hernando, Florida
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156 reviews 156 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

It appears that not enough people liked old fashioned home cooked meals in a non stereotypical atmosphere. Too bad. I will miss it.

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Tampa, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The food is average and I think it is overpriced for what you get. I was not very impressed, although the view is beautiful and that is the draw here. The insides are quite old fashioned and definitely needs an update.

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Sarasota, Florida
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We were taken to the Crab Trap this evening by friends who just loved this restaurant. How disappointed we were to hear that this was there last night in business. We must say that even though the help was given their notice when they reported for work, they did a wonderful job of both preparing the food and serving it.... More

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Ellenton, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

The resturant is over looking a small lake very nice. The crab cakes are some of the best I have eaten.

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Palmetto, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

We have been to Lee's Crab Trap many times as it is very close to our home. On our most recent visit on March 31st we found that the food was inconsistent. Our party was split on the opinions of their entrees. My D-I-L and I enjoyed our entrees (Crab Cakes and Grouper Almondine) while my husband and son were... More

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Tampa, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

I went to Crab Shack II with a group of 14 seniors for lunch. We were seated quickly at a large enough table for all of us with a fantastic view which was greatly appreciated. Our server was Ann Marie and she was friendly, efficient and fast. The drinks came out quickly and the service of food was also efficient... More

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Parrish, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

The service was adequate, but the food was a disgrace to even be called food. Over priced and the dinner we ordered was an insult to be passed off as fresh seafood. The restaurant must have gotten their seafood from some large box store FROZEN EVERYTHING. When we complained and sent our meals back, the manager promised to take care... More

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webster, United States
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60 reviews 60 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

We enjoyed the food and service. Bethany is very personable. Place could be cleaned up a bit. Bath rooms not tidy. Unwrapped mints with spoon at exit.... not Managers need look closer.

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Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Three of us enjoyed our dinner on a Sunday night. Have read some of the recent reviews which were not positive, but must say that we enjoyed our meal. Hot crab dip and fried whole belly clam appetizers were very good, Scallops were enjoyed by two in our party; my blackened grouper was tasty - perfectly cooked. Hot bread was... More

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