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1450 S.E. Miracle Strip Pkwy, Unit 204, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
+1 850-301-0959
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: What's better than a day at the beach? A day at the beach followed by...
What's better than a day at the beach? A day at the beach followed by lunch or dinner at The Crab Trap at The Boardwalk on Okaloosa Island. Located at the busy and beautiful Newman Brackin Park, The Crab Trap is a first stop, last stop for locals and visitors alike. Perched high above the powder white sand and emerald green water of the Gulf of Mexico, The Crab Trap is the perfect place to begin or end your day at the beach. Serving local favorites such as Hot Crab Dip and Seafood Gumbo and daily specials ranging from Grilled Sirloin to Alaskan Crab Legs, The Crab Trap has something for everyone. The kids will love the special menu designed just for them, a chance to express their creative side, and a take home treat that will make their time on the Emerald Coast even more memorable. Tons of parking, easy access to the beach, playgrounds and volleyball nets; The Crab Trap at The Boardwalk will quickly become one of your favorite places to eat. Whether you are heading out for the night, taking a colleague to lunch, relaxing after a day at the beach or just looking for a place to hang out and catch a game, just head to The Crab Trap at The Boardwalk!
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
visit every year

my husband and i come down to the boardwalk every year and the crab trap was wonderful as usual. husband had the special which was a red snapper sandwich and i ordered the crab and shrimp pasta, both were excellent! our server (brittany) also did a great job and kept our glasses full at all times... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
patsysue45
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Sevierville, Tennessee
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  • Large groups
  • Families with children
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Destin, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

We are locals and came to the boardwalk to walk around. Found our way over to the Crab Trap and had such an amazing time! Our Server Mindi made the entire evening perfect! She was super personal, offered us information on entrees and cocktails. The whole night was really a blast! Thank you Mindi!

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O'Fallon, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Wife and I were doing the tourist thing in Fort Walton and decided to stop here for a bite to eat. Great choices on the menu and hardest part was making a choice! Waiter's name is Bryan and he was all about providing great service which always makes for a better dining experience. I'd definitely recommend this as a great... More 

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ft. walton beach
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Mindi gave me and my family great service. She was always on top of our needs, which says a lot because I had my 5 children with me. The crab legs were phenomenal as well. I definitely would recommend The Crab Trap- FWB and ask for Mindi because the experience without her wouldn't have been the same!

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Fort Walton Beach, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

The boardwalk is one of my favorite places to get away from it all. Came here last night for a quick meal and Mindi was my waitress! What a pleasant face to see after a long day. I always get the grouper and she kept my drinks full.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

Had a great time here as I always do cause I love seafood and it's fast and simple. Have had Mindi the last couple times I have been here and she is magical and so pleasant while taking my order and delivering our food. I basically come here so she can serve me!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Great food and the portion size of the meals was awesome. Our waitress Mindi was very accommodating when we wanted to move inside due to the heavy winds tonight! Great service and food! We will be back.

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Sevierville, Tennessee
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

my husband and i come down to the boardwalk every year and the crab trap was wonderful as usual. husband had the special which was a red snapper sandwich and i ordered the crab and shrimp pasta, both were excellent! our server (brittany) also did a great job and kept our glasses full at all times despite looking a bit... More 

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Macon, Georgia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Stopped by for a quick drink and some appetizers with my friend today. Our server was Brittany and she highly recommended the hot crab dip, which was delicious! We also enjoyed the sweet and spicy calamari and crystal cooler for a drink (which she also recommended since I asked for fruity, girly drink ;-P) Menu has a large selection and... More 

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Cleveland, Tennessee
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed our experience very much! The hostess went out of her way to get us a table by the water she has a long blonde ponytail she was very polite and accommodating! Gage was our server he was very polite well mannered and knowledg about the area and the food. Gage was by far the most efficient server we... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

My husband and I ate here our first night on vacation and was underwhelmed. I enjoyed the peel and eat shrimp for starter. I had the crab trap mahi which was bland and underseasoned. My husband had the steak and shrimp. The shrimp was wonderful but the steak also needed seasonings. I have a rule of thumb. If your steak... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1450 S.E. Miracle Strip Pkwy, Unit 204, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Fort Walton Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 850-301-0959

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children

Description

What's better than a day at the beach? A day at the beach followed by lunch or dinner at The Crab Trap at The Boardwalk on Okaloosa Island. Located at the busy and beautiful Newman Brackin Park, The Crab Trap is a first stop, last stop for locals and visitors alike. Perched high above the powder white sand and emerald green water of the Gulf of Mexico, The Crab Trap is the perfect place to begin or end your day at the beach. Serving local favorites such as Hot Crab Dip and Seafood Gumbo and daily specials ranging from Grilled Sirloin to Alaskan Crab Legs, The Crab Trap has something for everyone. The kids will love the special menu designed just for them, a chance to express their creative side, and a take home treat that will make their time on the Emerald Coast even more memorable. Tons of parking, easy access to the beach, playgrounds and volleyball nets; The Crab Trap at The Boardwalk will quickly become one of your favorite places to eat. Whether you are heading out for the night, taking a colleague to lunch, relaxing after a day at the beach or just looking for a place to hang out and catch a game, just head to The Crab Trap at The Boardwalk!
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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