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Billy's Stone Crab

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400 North Ocean Drive, Hollywood, FL 33019-1412
+1 954-923-2300
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Apopka, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Okay, I am huge fan of Joe's on Miami Beach, but Billy's is awesome as well, and a lot closer if you're in Ft. Lauderdale. I started with the Clam Chowder, and it was creamy, thick and excellent. We ordered Stone Crab Claws as well as Alaskan King Crab. Both were to die for! I love the Stone Crab Claws,... More 

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White Lake, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Eat here. Ask for waiter Brandon!! He made our experience so much more. This experience was out of this world. Stone crabs, Alaskan, lobster tails!!!! Just eat here.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great place. Expensive, but worth the price. Great food, great service and great atmosphere. Would definitely return.

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We started with an jumbo order of Stone crabs and a dozen Oysters. They were fresh and tasted very good. They had the pasta with lobster and I had the large order of alaskan crab legs. They were already cracked and tasted great.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I love Stone Crabs and this is a great option to enjoy my favorite food, there a plenty options as well if you decide not to indulge in stone crabs. Another great thing about Billy's is that for an additional price they have all you can eat Great place!

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Thank Maria S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I came down to Hollywood Beach for our honeymoon. We were staying very close to this restaurant so we decided to try it. I am not a seafood lover, so I got a steak. Outback has way better steaks than that. It had no flavor. My husband got grouper, also it didn't taste that great to him...especially... More 

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Glasgow
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't go casual as we did & then feel a little uncomfortable. Service was good & our waiter was very helpful. We had crab to share and although we thought it was expensive $100 it was delicious & would recommend it everytime

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Eaten at Billy's twice. Excellent both times. Crab, shrimp, lobster and fish all have been wonderful. Highly recommended. They have very nice outdoor dining too.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

1st time eating at this restaurant but heard great reviews and highly recommended. Loved the location.Excellent Service, presentation and explanation of what and how to order crabs. Very tasty! Gotta try it!

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is located alongside the Stranahan River and on the day we were there its a perfect time to sit on one of their outside tables. Several times during the day we saw vessels sailing by enjoying Florida's perfect weather. Having said that the food we chose was fairly ordinary. The fish of the day was ok but nothing... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25 - $250
Cuisine
Seafood, American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Private Dining, Valet Parking, Television, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 North Ocean Drive, Hollywood, FL 33019-1412
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Hollywood
  • Phone Number: +1 954-923-2300
Description
Waterfront Seafood Restaurant & Market in Hollywood Beach, FL Billy's Stone Crab Restaurant is known far and wide nationally and internationally as one of THE best seafood restaurant & market in the Ft. Lauderdale area. And for a good reason. Billy's two story fine dining seafood restaurant, is accessible both by elevator and stairs and has floor to ceiling captivating views of the Intracoastal Water Way in the main elegant dining room. The sunset is magnificent. And at night, when the draw bridge of Hollywood Boulevard is illuminated and the lights change colors, the view is quite spectacular, making the restaurant a preferred city spot. If you come sit on the dock or dine upstairs, you can watch this beautiful panoramic nature over the Hollywood Beach Marina. According to owner Billy Hershey, "It's very romantic. We have a comfortable atmosphere allowing customers to relax, look over the water and watch the boats pass by." Billy's Stone Crab Restaurant & Market is an ALL YOU CAN EAT* stone crab restaurant. We have ALL YOU CAN EAT* medium, large, jumbo and colossal stone crabs, stone crab dinners and ALL YOU CAN EAT* jumbo Alaskan king crab legs. Hershey says, "People come here and say Wow! Your crabs are better than Joe's. We will never say our crabs are better than Joe's. We will thank them for the greatest compliment that we can ever have."

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