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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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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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!
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English first
Fort Walton Beach, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

My wife and I love dinner dates because they're rare and so we hope and pray things go well. We have found our new favorite and we're stickin' with it. We both know good seafood, and bad for that matter and The Crab Trap gave us all we could hope for in service, cost & food. One of a kind... More 

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North Charleston, South Carolina
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67 reviews 67 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015 via mobile

My fiancé and I ate here on a very slow night. The waitress was very pleasant. She gave her honest opinion of the food when we asked her. We had drinks first and she gave us ample time to enjoy them before we ordered. We got the gumbo and sweet and sour calamari. Both were delicious. I've never had sweet... More 

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Bentonville, Arkansas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

The view this restaurant has to offer is what made us decide to eat here. Great views of ocean, beach & sand volley ball court below. Waitress was very friendly. Food was cooked well. I ordered the mahi mahi bronzed. I would order it blackened next time as the bronzed didn't give much flavor. However, the fish was fresh, so... More 

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Vernon, Canada
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54 reviews 54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

When you go to a successful chain restaurant you can expect consistent quality. Rarely is it excellent, but always pretty good. The Crab Trap falls into this category. We wanted good crab and they delivered. Service was good and the location is fun. More reviews on my blog at bloganogan.com

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Fitzgerald, Georgia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

For good seafood....you can never go wrong with the Crab Trap! The food is always awesome & the service is top notch!

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Fort Walton Beach, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

My husband, son, and I went to this restaurant and had a wonderful meal. We were surprised at the quality of everything! We even had to compliment the chef, Kenny. We highly recommend going there to eat.

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Opelika, Alabama
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We ate here after Christmas 2014. It's right on the beach with a wonderful view. The food is great and it's lots of fun. It's on the board walk with stores and beach activities. I've eaten at their other location in the Crystal Beach area. This may be the best place in the Okaloosa Island/Ft Walton Beach area to eat... More 

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Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

The view was terrific. Was there for lunch January 2nd. It was a disappointing meal. Very tourist oriented not much to say for the food. Had grouper tacos that had so much seasoning and breading that you could not even taste the fish!

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Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

On a cold(ish) December day, had lunch with family here. I've been coming to Destin every year for 20 years and have never tried The Crab Trap yet. The view of the beach and the playground/volleyball facilities were a great amenity outside the restaurant. The service we had was fantastic. I ordered the mahi/shrimp combo platter and it was very... More 

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Aurora, Illinois
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

The restaurant is by Okaloosa Island on route 98. I stopped in to get some gumbo I sat looking at the gulf of mexico I had my gumbo and popcorn shrimp and sausage linguini it was great and filling the service was great and the view was great I will go back for both.

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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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