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The Crab Trap Restaurant & Bar

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16495 Perdido Key Dr, Perdido Key, FL 32507-9309
+1 850-492-8888
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Racine, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Food was fabulous, drinks were great! Only complaint was the slow service. It's difficult to have children in this restaurant, outside they do have a play area.

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Amazing service by Justin and delicious food. Happy to visit and will for sure come back whenever we're in the area.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent service by Stacie and some of the best seafood in the area. The beachfront patio provided a great dining atmosphere.

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Chattanooga, TN
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149 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were there on a Saturday in the mid-afternoon. The oysters come in on Thursday and Saturday, we were told. The server was honest: "There are a couple of boxes of the Thursday shipment left. When those are gone, you would get today's." We decided to pass, but hoped that the next group of oyster-lovers wouldn't mind the less-than-fresh batch.... More 

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Michigan
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the coconut shrimp lunch special, with 2 sides. Black-eyed peas for me; I only them here! They also graciously let us order the 29 cent gumbo, which is a winter special.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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71 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overpriced mediocre "seafood". Yeah, it's got a sandbox out back with some playground equipment. So does the school down the road. Avoid this place.

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Munford, Alabama
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33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

At at the Crab Trap this afternoon and surprisingly the .29 cent gumbo was not available any more unless you know to ask. Food was alright but nothing to write home about. They have improved the playground and it is still a great place to bring your children.

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Thank GHollon1965
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this Crab Trap after having a great experience at the Destin location. Wish we would have skipped this one. Crab dip appetizer was good but main meals left something to be desired. My son's child's order of crab legs looked good. Their orange creamsicle drink has been one of my favorites in the past and it just lacked any... More 

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DELTONA
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98 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Typical Tourist place. This place is a bit overpriced for what you get. We decided on a bottle of wine as it was less expensive than just ordering a couple of glasses. The oysters were a bit higher than home however not much but everything else was on the high end of the pricing chain. We had a good time... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our waitress, Sapphire, was very friendly and helpful in assisting us in selecting entrees that were new for us, but very delicious! I had the Cajun Amberjack, and my husband had the seafood linguine. Both were large portions, so we were able to take leftovers back to our hotel. Sapphire also suggested that we try the homemade Key Lime Pie.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$9 - $28
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16495 Perdido Key Dr, Perdido Key, FL 32507-9309
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Perdido Key
  • Phone Number: +1 850-492-8888
Description
Found on the "lost island" of Perdido Key, Florida, The Crab Trap, Perdido is a funky, fun, fishhouse on the Gulf of Mexico. With a boardwalk leading directly down to the sparkling white sand and crystal clear water, The Crab Trap is a great spot for a casual lunch, intimate night out or a family day on the water.
Easy parking, a huge playground, and a special menu designed just for kids make The Crab Trap, Perdido the perfect spot for the whole family. Daily specials like Bay Scallops and Blackened Mahi Mahi and favorites such as Blue Crab Claws and Crab Cakes make it easy to satisfy everyone in your party. Rustic, Florida decor, beautiful views of the Gulf and fantastic food and service will keep you coming back to The Crab Trap, Perdido.

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