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Lee's Crab Trap I

5611 US Highway 19, Palmetto, FL 34221
941-722-6255
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Ranked #21 of 56 Restaurants in Palmetto
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations
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  • English first
  • Italian first
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English first
Ellenton, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Eaten here many times and one of our favorite places Great food service and great views Relaxing Definitely recommend this Also VERY clean

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Treasure Island
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

My girlfriend and I have frequented the Sea Hut aka Crab Shack on US Hwy 41 many times in the past and always came away satisfied. NO SO this lovely Sunday afternoon. We usually trek from St. Pete down to Palmetto, Bradenton or Sarasota 3 or 4 times a year and usually end up at the Sea Hut, for a... More

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Bradenton, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

It was my mother's birthday and she suggested the Sea Hut. We used to visit the old Sea Hut on Terra Ceia way back in the day, and always enjoyed it. There were 4 adults and 2 kids. We got a real nice table in the back of the restaurant. Our server - Cher - couldn't of been more helpful... More

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Merrillville
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

A little late with this review (visited in Spring)...enjoyed a wonderful relaxing few hours here having drinks & mid afternoon lunch. Crab cakes & sweet potato wedges were delicious! Our waitress/bartender Debbie, we think, was so attentive to our requests & questions. She made wonderful cocktails, too! What a sweetie!!! Looking forward to returning to this great place!

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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 via mobile

Crab Soup is great, dressings for salad are amazing. A little pricey and would like more comfortable outside seeting.

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Tampa
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

I have been to this restaurant quite a few times. It is mainly for elder tourists now days. It used to be better than it is. There are only a few things that are good now days on the menu. There is a lot of stuff that tastes like it could be canned or from a box, as far as... More

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Palmetto, Florida
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141 reviews 141 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

This Palmetto classic has been returning to its old roots. Great specials, fantastic seafood and other dishes. Be sure to try the house New England Style Clam Chowder and the crab cakes. They have a sister restaurant in Ellenton that features smokey barbeque so you might find some of that in the daily specials. You cannot go wrong with this... More

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Palmetto, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This restaurant has a recently revised menu, offering more combinations of seafood and more choices. Salad is excellent with bacon in the dressing. Service is quick!

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nyc
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

My wife and I both had the grouper. Me the dinner and she the sandwich. The setting was pleasant, in the mangroves, and the food tasted good. But we both got sick. It was the only meal we had that day and given we both had the same thing are fairly comfortable this was the source.

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Palmetto, Florida
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48 reviews 48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

The first thing that HAS to be said, is don't skip the three crab soup. It is amazing and you will not find it anywhere else. You can have it as one of your sides for an upcharge. Well worth it. A "cup" is actually a cereal size bowl and the "bowl" is a meal in itself. The rest of... More

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