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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: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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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Good for:
Families with children
Large groups

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Visitor rating
  • 218
    Excellent
  • 159
    Very good
  • 107
    Average
  • 34
    Poor
  • 34
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Lunch

Went for lunch. We wanted to sit outside, But the wind made it to chilly. Went in side to the bar. Woody took very good care of us. We had the red fish special. My husband had grilled, I had fried. It was excellent ! Drinks were a little pricey. Service was great. Will go back!!!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 14, 2015
vickyll55
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National City, Michigan
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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552 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Nashville, TN
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 via mobile

The Crabtrap is featured in a little complex called "The Boardwalk." Had we not just driven 10+ hrs & been exhausted, we probably would have left as soon as we arrived. Our party of 6 came to fine on a Fri evening at 7pm, & were immediately seated. *red flag* The place was dead, except for some happy hour folks... More 

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Navarre, Florida
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

My family decided to eat at this restaurant because it sits on the Gulf. That is the only likable thing about it. We had a large party, so we sat at two different picnic type tables outside. Our server informed us that we were sitting in two different sections. She took orders at one table and walked off. She left... More 

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National City, Michigan
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Went for lunch. We wanted to sit outside, But the wind made it to chilly. Went in side to the bar. Woody took very good care of us. We had the red fish special. My husband had grilled, I had fried. It was excellent ! Drinks were a little pricey. Service was great. Will go back!!!!

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Destin, Florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

My husband and I really enjoyed the crab. Our friends had the pasta dishes. They said they were 'fine'. The wine prices per glass were way over priced. $7.99 for a small glass of house wine. Stick with the crab and you'll walk away satisfied.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015 via mobile

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Nashville, Tennessee, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015 via mobile

So tried this place as it was on the beach. A little hard to get to. Walking thru a mall and then up stairs. Seems nice and staff ok. Small fish portions for price.

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Kansas City, Missouri
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

I ate at your restaurant just the other day, the food was the best sea food I have ever had! My server's name was Kimberly she was amazing! While we were there she was very busy with lots of tables and still managed to take good care of us. She knew the menu very well and answered all my questions.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

Great seafood and good pasta!! Our Sever, Amanda was great, took care of us, she is such a good server and great asset to your company!!! Drew, the manager, made an awesome margarita and made sure we recieved great service!! Love this place!!

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ohio
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28 reviews 28 reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

I had the most wonderful salad here with crab, shrimp and fried oysters!! It was amazing !! Neat little shopping area too!

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Meadville, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

We've been here for lunch, dinner, and just a drink. It's within walking distance of our condo and we love the food--great soup and seafood. Everyone is friendly and the view is great!

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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: Families with children, Large groups

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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