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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
Great king crab!

Went there several times while in town for five days because it was so good. My husband and I split the special of the day, which was king crab legs, with snow crab legs, potatoes, corn, and hush puppies on the side. My mom had the shrimp appetizer which she loved. My son had the chicken fingers... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
Cindylindsey
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Naperville, Illinois
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  • Large groups
  • Families with children
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW via mobile

We visited destin for the first time on July 4th weekend. The crab trap was recommended to us by a friend. We ate there on Friday night and it was amazing! We got a table on the railing of the patio overlooking the beach after only a 15 minute wait. Our server was great and the food came out super... More 

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Nortonville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

We ate at the Crab Trap on our last night in Ft Walton. It was a Friday night around 8:00 and from the looks of the parking lot we expected to wait a couple of hours. When we checked in we were told it would be about 25 minutes but I took the kids to the bathroom and the table... More 

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Hendersonville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We ate here twice during our week because they had the best shrimp! Option to eat inside or outside. We did both. Thus restaurant is beachside in the center of the boardwalk! Excellent atmosphere.

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Naperville, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Went there several times while in town for five days because it was so good. My husband and I split the special of the day, which was king crab legs, with snow crab legs, potatoes, corn, and hush puppies on the side. My mom had the shrimp appetizer which she loved. My son had the chicken fingers, and my daughter... More 

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Paragould
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Beautiful restaurant situated in The Boardwalk next to the fishing pier. Great food, great service.Best atmosphere of any place in the area.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The service was great - our waitress even took our picture for us! I had the Hawaiian chicken sandwich - which was yummy! I got it with the new potatoes as I was french fried out. They were delicious! My son had the shrimp which he liked. They had a kids menu which my niece ordered off of and her... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

It was my family and I. We have 2 kids age 7.5yo and 18 months. The kids menu was ok, my daughter liked the spaghetti, my son got chicken strip deal, when it came out I snatched one of his fries they were warm at best. I got a steak and shrimp; steak was ok, the shrimp were really good.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

We were there at 5p so not real busy but our food was average at best. We had calamari and crab dip. They were ok but the service was poor. Our waiter was more interested in telling us about being hung over from the night before and was sweating profusely. Not very appealing.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Great food , great service , great atmosphere. Will return when in that area. . Nice place away from crowded area

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

We walked down from our hotel... The food was amazing and great service!! Can't wait to go back next time we are in FL!!

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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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