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Billy's Stonecrab

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1 Colony Rd, Tierra Verde, FL
727-866-2115
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 16
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Family dinner

Our 2nd time there and food not as good as the first time. Not everyone likes the green goo in their lobster, guess its a personal choice. The prime rib cooked perfect and my husband gobbled it down. Kids seemed to like it fine. I will say our server did a great job she was pretty close to perfect!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Good for:
  • Large groups
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English first
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

Our 2nd time there and food not as good as the first time. Not everyone likes the green goo in their lobster, guess its a personal choice. The prime rib cooked perfect and my husband gobbled it down. Kids seemed to like it fine. I will say our server did a great job she was pretty close to perfect!

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Clearwater, Florida
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

We happened across this place looking for lunch. It was a little pricy bit what isn't in Terre Verde. I ordered the half lobster stuffed with crab and 6 shrimp. Lobster was great. Some of the best crab stuffing ever. My wife had the sampler. The fish was cod and flavorless the shrimp were very good. The coleslaw was great... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

WOW! I live in MD and we have amazing seafood options but this was the first time I ever have eaten Stone Crabs...My manager took us here the day before leaving the area. It was so freaking delicious we couldn't stop ordering the Conch the best ever! When you are anywhere near Billy's i highly suggest dinning here..

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Madeira Beach, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

I was disappointed to see so many negative reviews of Billy's. We come for the early bird dinner menu, where the prices and portions are reasonable. Then we go to the piano bar for a drink and some entertainment. Seems that many locals come for the drinks, appetizers and entertainment. There are many restaurants in the area that we locals... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

After a day at the beach at Ft. Desoto, Billy`s is a great place to stop for dinner or watch the sunset from their bar while enjoying a cold beverage. Most of the time there is entertainment in the late afternoon/evening also.

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Detroit, MI
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I usually head to the Crow's Nest bar, outstanding views of Fort DeSota, nice breeze, good cocktails, and eat at the bar! The other night we decided to dine with a friend who uses a walker. We sat in the beautiful back dining room. Service was mediocre, at best, portions were uneven, all over disappointment! Next time head to the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We stumbled on this restaurant by accident and thought we'd give it a try. The floors were sticky as were the backs of the chairs. I ordered a Grouper sandwich which they claimed to serve only the freshest of fish caught daily. I'm not sure where a filet of grouper gets a smell and taste like ammonia similar to what... More 

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Tierra Verde, Florida
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Dinner was expensive for the lack of food received on plate. No bread with food, salad extra, small portions.

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Tierra Verde, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Bill's is a great place to have drinks at sunset or other times but the food at best is below average. I dont get it...location is great...Tierra Verde at sunset...the best, but somehow they missed the boat on the food quality... Sorry Billy's but your are capable of much more....dont kill the messenger!

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Venice, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Heard from someone in the office of Fort Desoto Park that this was a good place to eat. The outside temperatures were in the 50's but their chalkboard said the upstairs was very "toasty". The server seemed annoyed that we were asking questions about the menu. The lightly cajun grilled Mahi Mahi was very good and our friends grouper was... More 

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Additional Information about Billy's Stonecrab

Address: 1 Colony Rd, Tierra Verde, FL
Phone Number: 727-866-2115
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tierra Verde
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 Colony Rd, Tierra Verde, FL
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tierra Verde
  • Phone Number: 727-866-2115

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm

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