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Lee's Crab Trap I

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5611 US Highway 19, Palmetto, FL 34221
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Palmetto, Florida
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food for all. We had the crab Norfolk & wedges. I love the atmosphere. It would be a great idea to try the hush puppies.

Thank 932garryl
Stegaurach, Germany
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

Expensive for the quality of food that you receive. You would be better off going to one of the chain restaurants, at least then you would get consistant quality.

Thank Andy P
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

Relaxed dining with good coconut shrimp, beets, shrimp scampi, spinach salad. The okra was new to the menu and tasteless. They make two desserts in house but the special was not. Good wait service and a nice stop from the airport to our stay 30 minutes away.

Thank leonardc538
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

The Sea Hut in Manatee Co., Fl. is a delightful treat. Our favorite dish is their fried oysters, which melt in your mouth, complimented by the delectable spinach salad with hot bacon dressing!

Thank Paula K
Eastham, Massachusetts
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237 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016

We met friends for dinner here and it was o.k. We drove from Sarasota and it was not worth the drive. While we had a nice dinner and the service was good the sautéed soft shell crabs had too much flour and not enough taste. Everything else was fine.

Thank psmilsky
Geneva, OH, USA
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68 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016 via mobile

A treasure, huge menu, loads of choices for the non seafood eaters like me. Food is always very good, excellent servers, quaint decor. Very busy place, guess the secret is out.

Thank sandrahaaspiper
Bradenton, Florida
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146 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

The King Crab Legs are always good. They have a great menu and great food with good service. We go here for many special occasions and have never been disappointed.

Thank cgslose
Erlanger, Kentucky
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98 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016

My brother in law and I ate here due to recommendation of a friend. When we arrived there was a short wait which enabled us to sit at the bar and have a Manhattan before being shown to our table. Our waitress was friendly and had a great personality and sense of humor. I was eager to try the fried... More 

Thank Sub-Sailor-634B
palmetto, florida
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016

This is our first time back in 8 years. Last time in not so good. We were hoping that this maybe our go to location as we live right behind the location. Arrived around 6:30 pm and had a cocktail at the bar prior to seating. When we were seated the butter tray had open and empty butter packets in... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

Went here for lunch on the recommendation of a friend. Had the lobster stew and a crab quesadilla. Wow-were they wonderful and the prices are reasonable. My companion had the crab cakes and loved them. Not a fancy restaurant but the food is good and you get a nice portion.

Thank njpln

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
American, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5611 US Highway 19, Palmetto, FL 34221
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Palmetto
  • Phone Number: 941-722-6255

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?