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Kevin's Crab Shack

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704 10th St W, Palmetto, FL 34221-3806
+1 941-479-4997
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11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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46 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

We previously ate at Kevin's and enjoyed the crab and shrimp however; when we took our out of town family for "a nice seafood meal" we were horribly disappointed. I don't know which was worse, the food or the service. Our server (Donna) was drunk, or at least she smelled of bourbon. She was, without a doubt, the worse server... More 

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Thank WayneOOO
Kent
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

Our family of 11 ate at Kevin's Crab shack and it was amazing. Lovely staff and wonderful food. This was 7 adults and 4 children. Staff were really friendly and could'nt do enough for us. So nice for all our family to be together and enjoying dinner.

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Thank Butterflyfish71
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Three real blue crabs with shrimp, potatoes and corn covered in Old Bay, garlic and butter. The food is delicious. The atmosphere is casual and comfortable. The staff is super friendly and helpful. They will show you the tricks of getting all the delicious crab meat out too!

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Thank Raquel H
Kenner
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

Celebrated my 70th birthday here and enjoyed a friendly, comfortable, and relaxing atmosphere with very good food and lots of personal attention. Highly recommend for special occasions and fun-filled outing. We delayed our departure as we were having so much fun!

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1 Thank Claire S
St. Petersburg, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

Kevin's is a great destination if you love good seafood and good variety of great southern sides like fried okra and greens. Service is really fast considering the fact that everything is prepared to your order. Portions are HUGE and most of our party wound up accepting the offered take-home boxes. Prices are not what I'd call cheap, but very... More 

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Thank Jack H
Texas
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58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

So good! What a friendly little hole-in-the-wall (my favorite kind of place). I ordered the fresh mullet because our super friendly waitress recommended it. Oh, my! The batter, first off, is so good and flavorful! The mullet was a tender white fish with big bones -- it was the whole fish -- easy to navigate around the bones for that... More 

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Thank pcsullivan
New Brighton, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Best buffalo shrimp ever and the crab and shrimp with old bay and garlic was delicious. Awesome food and even better service. So friendly and attentive. A must while here in Florida!

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Thank kellfavre4
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a little different and off the beaten path What we found was mouthwatering and fantastic. There were 5 of us and we all got something different. Rib & pulled pork with coleslaw - absolutely fantastic. Wings and fries (mustard sauce...mmmmm)- lots of meat on the wings. Shrimp and greens- wow! And finally the special, blue crabs.... More 

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Thank Chas Z
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37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

Casual greatness! BBQ Ribs, fried shrimp and Blue Crab Heaven. The ribs are beyond phenomenal. Smoked to perfection, the ribs are juicy and seasoned just right. Honey mustard sauce or dry... They are awesome. Fried shrimp are the very best anywhere. Never frozen and fresh daily, they peel and devein them, hand dip them and they're crunchy and out of... More 

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Thank Gary W
Palmetto, Florida
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

Greetings when you walk into the restaurant. " Welcome to Kevin's." The waitresses are very attentive & pleasant. The restaurant is very clean and spacious. We enjoyed the baked basa fish with veggies. The Caribbean oxtails were delicious. The cooks also come out to make sure you enjoyed your meal.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 704 10th St W, Palmetto, FL 34221-3806
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Palmetto
  • Phone Number: +1 941-479-4997

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