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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, Lunch, Breakfast, 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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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Meal

This was the best shrimp meal I had during our stay. For the most part, everyone at the table enjoyed their meal. The only complaints I heard was a steak that was tough and over done, and another guest ordered a Crab Trap Punch, for $12, and said it tasted watered down. I had no complaints with my... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
Leigh D
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Nashville, Tennessee
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  • Large groups
  • Families with children
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

The food was good, but our server was lousy. Food was priced as per usual for this area. I would try it again.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

This was the best shrimp meal I had during our stay. For the most part, everyone at the table enjoyed their meal. The only complaints I heard was a steak that was tough and over done, and another guest ordered a Crab Trap Punch, for $12, and said it tasted watered down. I had no complaints with my meal, the... More 

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Gadsden, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

I've been to this place twice. Wonderful food, wonderful service. I'm handicapped because of lung disease, but also have arthritis. My right knee was extremely painful. An employee helped me to restroom and back to table. So very gracious.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

This was my favorite place to eat when we would come to the Gulf Coast and then they took the two items I always ordered off of the menu, the smoked tuna dip and the bronzed tuna steak. Have found other places to get those items and have not been back since.

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Biloxi, Mississippi
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

I order crab legs and it was very good. It comes with delicious potatoes and big corn. The portion was small for the price. I like the family place and staff was very good. Location is perfect.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The quality of the food is poor and is way over priced. Had trouble being seated. Chinese buffet crab legs are better than here. We are from Louisiana and we expected way better. My husbands shrimp was raw and my child's fish was horrible. On the upside, our waiter was really good. The only positive I can give this place.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Have eaten there several times, always had great service and great food. Was there last night, ask for Heaven, really fun waitress!

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Spring, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Food was really good! Very busy place. Had no trouble getting seated tho and service was really fast.

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

The Crab Trap is a place our children always insist that we stop while in Destin. It is a fun family atmosphere with good food. We have been coming here for the past 15 years.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

food was OK. price was Ok. Overall not too many options on Okaloosa Island. Avoid traffic on Destin at all costs.

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Additional Information about The Crab Trap

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

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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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