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Lee's Crab Trap I

5611 US Highway 19, Palmetto, FL 34221
941-722-6255
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Ranked #19 of 56 Restaurants in Palmetto
Hours:
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
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English first
New Smyrna Beach, FL
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47 reviews 47 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

I had avoided this restaurant after Crab Trap I was sold; heard it wasn't too good. But things change. Menu was a little shorter than C.T., but still had the basics. Had sea scallops (fried, but I probably shoulda had them broiled) The larger portion filled my plate. Also, clam chowder -- very thick and seemed like fresh cut potatoes... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014 via mobile

They have good food at the Crab Trap, have been eating here for over 20 yrs. Crab Trap 2, is now out of business, so we have to go to Crab Trap 1 now. Food is a little higher than some, but good.

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Palmetto, Florida
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65 reviews 65 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

this was always my go to restaurant menu is really large too many items to pick from I love the lobster bisque, fried clams are great for a southern restaurant. I am from new England so I know my fried clams. my go to dish is the crab with butter lemon sauce. location is nice pricey for Palmetto but decent... More

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Ellenton, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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143 reviews 143 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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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