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1450 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Unit 204, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-6800
+1 850-301-0959
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Shepherdsville, Kentucky
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Server was friendly and took great care of this family of four. Clean and orderly venue. The issue is the food quality and portion size or value when compared to the cost. I fell trap to the picture on the menu for the shrimp and crab linguini. When it was served, it looked no greater than a $0.25 bag of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Good snow crab and cakes! Good calamari too! I visit this area regularly and make sure to hit crab trap at least once (but usually more) each time. It's great for families, casual work dinners, or if you're flying solo. I speak from experience.

Thank ChrisBozic
Elgin, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

They are super friendly and the food is awesome. Great shrimp and Gumbo! We really enjoyed this place. I wish we had gone here at the beginning of our trip, because we surely would've returned!

Thank ToddBSportAngler
Xenia, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There were eight of us in our group when we stopped at the Crab Trap. In our opinion, the menu was a bit pricey for the quality of food you received. You can get the same at a Red Lobster. We thought that being on the coast the seafood would be fantastic. It was just ok. It was cooked right... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had the appetizers as our main meal. The hot crab dip is good, but certainly could use more crab meat in the dip. The bread served with it is very good and works well with the dip. The calamari is standard fare and nothing special. The drinks were well made and they did not skimp on the alcohol.

Thank eric s
Atlanta, Georgia
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5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This restaurant is situated in a 2 story building with several other restaurants and a couple of beach shops. The Crab Trap is on the top floor with lots of seats for beach goers. You can sit outside to watch the surf or volleyball court. The inside is cool and conditioned. The wife's hair did not friz up as it... More 

Thank N B
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful pier...great food.....great shrimp. Nice place to walk around. Staff was very accommodating. We would visit again ..loved the specials. Their live cam had me watching the beauty before I arrived.

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Shalimar, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 321 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stopped for lunch. The food was very good - fish sandwiches. The view was great as it is located gulf-side and it was a beautiful day. But $50 for two sandwiches and tea was a bit much.

Thank Andrea T
Valparaiso, Florida
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52 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my boys favorite spot for after church lunch. The food is great and the location is nice. The wait staff is always nice and friendly and service is quick.

Thank Cassandra C
Covington, Louisiana
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We thought we'd give it another shot after a year or so and went for, what else, crabs. Way overpriced for a miniscule amount of crab legs, the other dish, a sandwich, was wrong once, then poorly done and service took forever. A true tourist joint. A true crab trap. That's about 2 hours and about 80 bucks neither of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Bar scene, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1450 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Unit 204, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-6800
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Fort Walton Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 850-301-0959
What's better than a day at the beach? A day at the beach followed by lunch or dinner at The Crab Trap at The Boardwalk on Okaloosa Island. Located at the busy and beautiful Newman Brackin Park, The Crab Trap is a first stop, last stop for locals and visitors alike. Perched high above the powder white sand and emerald green water of the Gulf of Mexico, The Crab Trap is the perfect place to begin or end your day at the beach. Serving local favorites such as Hot Crab Dip and Seafood Gumbo and daily specials ranging from Grilled Sirloin to Alaskan Crab Legs, The Crab Trap has something for everyone. The kids will love the special menu designed just for them, a chance to express their creative side, and a take home treat that will make their time on the Emerald Coast even more memorable. Tons of parking, easy access to the beach, playgrounds and volleyball nets; The Crab Trap at The Boardwalk will quickly become one of your favorite places to eat. Whether you are heading out for the night, taking a colleague to lunch, relaxing after a day at the beach or just looking for a place to hang out and catch a game, just head to The Crab Trap at The Boardwalk!

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