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Rustic Inn Crabhouse

4331 Anglers Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312-5348
+1 954-584-1637
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“crab” (540 reviews)
“seafood” (410 reviews)
“dungeness” (45 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:45 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
4331 Anglers Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312-5348
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Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

Food was okay not the best I've had. Make sure you bring tools to remove the crab. I was given a wooden hammer and a knife and told beat it out that way. I asked for a cracker they said they didn't have any. Say...More

Thank Steve W
Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

Love this place the seafood is always fresh! We stop in every time we are in the area the kids love the food and watching the fish on the dock dinning side. Highly recommend this place for family events!

Thank Maria S
Reviewed September 9, 2016

We haven't been there in years but on a flight back we stopped. we weren't disappointed. The food was great and so was the service. There is construction on Ravenswood so you need to find the detour but it is worth it.

Thank Kathleen W
Reviewed September 7, 2016

A MUST visit restaurant each time I am in Florida visiting family, The Rustic Inn is probably the best seafood restaurant I have ever been to. The Alaskan King Crabs are excellent as is my favorite dish, the lobster fra diavolo served with MIXED red...More

Thank LisaBasileRN
Reviewed September 7, 2016

The Rustic Inn is a Fort Lauderdale icon. Situated very near the airport, you can easily Uber or Taxi to it if you have a long layover, but be prepared to spend fine dining prices for an almost fast food atmosphere. The crabs are delicious,...More

1  Thank Christine M
Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

This is near the airport off the beaten path. You have to work for your dinner if you get crabs but it is worth the ambiance that you no longer find in south Florida

Thank faithbrobertsr
Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

It's out of the way and the construction at the time made it harder to find . Plenty of seafood choices . I had broiled scallops, slightly underdone, so I didn't finish them . Caesar salad was good. The flies can be annoying since the...More

Thank Rickbarrington
Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

The place is a little pricey but the portions are huge. Great atmosphere but a little noisy with all the banging of the mallets. Fantastic service I recommend not having appetizers and saving room for dessert which were also fabulous. Jose did a great job...More

Thank Dartagnan C
Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely loved this place! Delicious lobster, little necks, oysters and other appetizers. Excellent service! Highly recommend!

Thank Diamond872
Reviewed September 4, 2016

ANY of the crabs ARE OFF THE CHARTS, Blue, Dungenous, and of course King Crab Legs...WOW!, BETTER THEN LOBSTER. And if their garlicky, even better!! you'll never be disappointed in the food here!!

Thank Grace A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$15 - $45
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 10:45 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 10:45 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 10:45 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 10:45 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 10:45 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 10:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4331 Anglers Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312-5348
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Fort Lauderdale
  • Phone Number: +1 954-584-1637
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Description
The original Rustic Inn Fort Lauderdale crabhouse began as a roadhouse saloon. As time went by, our hole-in-the-wall Ft Lauderdale crabhouse grew up, keeping with the demand for steamed crabs, seafood, linguini with homemade sauces and other popular dishes. Our World Famous Garlic Crabs are known the world over. We invite you and your family to see what the legend is all about. Enjoy waterfront dining on our dock or in our main dining room. Visit our cocktail lounge and enjoy one of our original frozen drinks.
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