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Crab Trap II - CLOSED

4815 17th St E, Ellenton, FL 34222-2678
+1 941-729-7777
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible15%
Feb 1, 2015
Oct 19, 2014
“Loved this romantic place, now closed and for sale!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Seafood
4815 17th St E, Ellenton, FL 34222-2678
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Reviewed February 1, 2015

On friends recommendations drove over half hour to enjoy there famous seafood and was disappointed to find the doors locked and the place up for sale. Hope it sells soon and new owners get things back to the way they were or better.

1  Thank grant h
Reviewed October 19, 2014

The surprise of it being closed when we arrived hungry on October 18, 2014, is the kind of thing that brings tears to your eyes. This was a destination type place. You just drive the 60 miles because it is worth it. It would be...More

2  Thank Bob4884
Reviewed October 2, 2014

While in Palmetto visiting friends we stopped as usual at this Crab trap to enjoy the perch dinner that we enjoy so much. We were shocked to find it closed and up for sale. We proceeded to the old Crab trap 1 location and found...More

3  Thank Tom K
Reviewed July 15, 2014

It appears that not enough people liked old fashioned home cooked meals in a non stereotypical atmosphere. Too bad. I will miss it.

4  Thank Barbara M
Reviewed May 28, 2014

The food is average and I think it is overpriced for what you get. I was not very impressed, although the view is beautiful and that is the draw here. The insides are quite old fashioned and definitely needs an update.

2  Thank Tampa_FloridaKaren
Reviewed April 21, 2014

We were taken to the Crab Trap this evening by friends who just loved this restaurant. How disappointed we were to hear that this was there last night in business. We must say that even though the help was given their notice when they reported...More

5  Thank DF S
Reviewed April 18, 2014

The resturant is over looking a small lake very nice. The crab cakes are some of the best I have eaten.

1  Thank Rick G
Reviewed April 9, 2014

We have been to Lee's Crab Trap many times as it is very close to our home. On our most recent visit on March 31st we found that the food was inconsistent. Our party was split on the opinions of their entrees. My D-I-L and...More

2  Thank kherbeck1
Reviewed April 2, 2014

I went to Crab Shack II with a group of 14 seniors for lunch. We were seated quickly at a large enough table for all of us with a fantastic view which was greatly appreciated. Our server was Ann Marie and she was friendly, efficient...More

1  Thank Tampatricia
Reviewed April 1, 2014

The service was adequate, but the food was a disgrace to even be called food. Over priced and the dinner we ordered was an insult to be passed off as fresh seafood. The restaurant must have gotten their seafood from some large box store FROZEN...More

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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4815 17th St E, Ellenton, FL 34222-2678
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Ellenton
  • Phone Number: +1 941-729-7777
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