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Crystal River Ale House - CLOSED

1610 SE Paradise Cir, Crystal River, FL 34429-4621
+1 352-795-3113
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good40%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
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“shrimp” (17 reviews)
“water” (70 reviews)
“laura” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Indian, Seafood
$$ - $$$
1610 SE Paradise Cir, Crystal River, FL 34429-4621
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1 - 10 of 316 reviews

Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

Gator bites cooked perfect nice size and tender. Fish and chips very good. Beer cold. Ice Tea fresh brewed

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank gingergeor
Reviewed June 26, 2018

After a day of swimming/snorkeling with the manatees, this place was close by to re-fuel. Nice outdoor seating, delicious coconut shrimp and grilled salmon, and let's not forget $2 Happy Hour beers!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank SharonKLou
Reviewed June 19, 2018

It would be a typical sports bar atmosphere if it weren't for the location. You can dine in side or under a covered dining area outside. Great view of Crystal Bay. Service was great and prices were decent for being on the water.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank jturner95
Reviewed October 25, 2017 via mobile

We checked out reviews and decided to eat dinner here. We weren’t disappointed. Our server Stephanie was attentive and fun to talk to. We had great margaritas, smoked fish dip, fish and chips and grilled Mahi. All of the food tasted fresh and very good....More

Date of visit: October 2017
Reviewed July 27, 2017

We visited this place over a year ago before it changed. It had an old "lodge" look/feel to it and I'd rate it "Ok", it was busy, pleasant and the food wasn't horrible. We visited this place again with its new "look" and we're not...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank kris-fla
Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

This is no longer called Crystal river ale house, we were a bit confused at first but figured it out when reading the reviews on trip advisor. It was a good place to have a beer and enjoy the breeze off the water and watch...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank sasparilla97
Reviewed April 11, 2017

This isn't the best Alex House ever the food ify and the service OK. It is kinda dark and musty inside but is near the water and location is key.

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Joanna D
Reviewed March 27, 2017

We enjoy going here and watching the sun set it is absolutely beautiful. The food is very good, I prefer to sit outside. We like the fire shrimp as it has wonderful seasoning and has tomatoes and feta cheese then they pour a flaming liquor...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank nahelgemoe
Reviewed March 3, 2017

Consistently Good food. Lunch or supper I usually get the grouper ruben sandwich. always a hit with me and my girlfriends. Their slaw is pretty good as well. The few times I have tried something else, I have had no complaints that I remember. Pleasant...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank coryellj
Reviewed March 1, 2017 via mobile

Fantastic place for casual dining! Great Seafood, try the flounder! Will definitely come back! Avoid the dining room if you can though, as it lacks in ambiance. The back deck at sunset though? The best place in Crystal River to eat! And I have been...More

Date of visit: March 2017
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$10 - $19
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1610 SE Paradise Cir, Crystal River, FL 34429-4621
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Crystal River
  • Phone Number: +1 352-795-3113
  • E-mail
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