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Perdido Key

The Crab Trap Restaurant & Bar


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017, 2019 Winner


$9 - $28
American, Bar, Seafood
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Raw Oysters*
Freshly shucked then served on the half shell with saltines, cocktail sauce, prepared horseradish, and fresh lemon (min. 3 per order)
Fried Mozzarella
Real Wisconsin mozzarella cheese coated with garlic-herb bread crumbs and served with marinara
Sweet & Spicy Calamari
Hand-breaded, fried crispy, and tossed in a sweet chili sauce or traditional style with a side of marinara
Peel & Eat Shrimp
Gulf shrimp seasoned with Old Florida Bay and served with a tangy cocktail sauce
Southern Style Crab Cake
The Crab Trap's signature handmade cake with 85% crab meat. Served atop a fried green tomato with roasted corn maque choux, andouille sausage, and remoulade sauce
Blue Crab Claws
Local crab claws flash-fried. 1/3 lb.
Hot Crab Dip (A Crab Trap Star)
Fresh crab meat, cream cheese, fresh basil, red peppers, and green onions served with warm & toasty pita chips
Chicken or Shrimp Salad*
Grilled chicken or shrimp over seasonal mixed greens with tomatoes, red onions, cucumbers, and croutons. Served with your choice dressing
Port St. Joe*
Steamed shrimp, jumbo lump crab, and fried scallops over seasonal mixed greens. Served with house-made sundried tomato balsamic vinaigrette dressing
Seafood Gumbo (Award Winning)
A taste of NOLA in Northwest Florida! Slow cooked Louisiana-style gumbo with spices, shrimp, fish, andouille sausage and scoop of white rice
It's Why You're Here! Add a side salad to any entree for only $3.49
Snow Crab & Shrimp*
1/2 lb. of wild Alaska snow crab paired with jumbo Gulf shrimp prepared the way you like. Served with corn and new potatoes
Crab Trap Trio (A Crab Trap Star)
1/2 lb. dungeness crab, 1/3 lb. fried blue crab claws, and delicious deviled crab served with corn and new potatoes
Alaska Snow Crab Legs*
1½ lbs. of sweet, delicate flavor with snowy white meat. Served with corn and new potatoes
Add Garlic & Herb Broth with Toasted Bread for Just!3.49
Bairdi Crab Dinner* (A Crab Trap Star)
Ask any Alaska fisherman their favorite crab, and they'll say Bairdi! Bairdi (pronounced, bear-die) crabs are larger, meatier, and sweeter than traditional snow crab. Get crackin' with 1½ lbs. of wild Alaska Bairdi Crab served with corn and new potatoes
Add Garlic & Herb Broth with Toasted Bread for Just!3.49
Garlic Dungeness Crab
Sweet and mild cold water crab cooked with a garlic and herb broth and served with corn, new potatoes, and toasted bread for soaking
Ultimate Triple Crab Combo for Two*
The ultimate crab feast trio! 1 lb. of dungeness crab, 1 lb. of of wild Alaska Bairdi crab, and 1 lb. of Alaska snow crab legs with double sides of corn and new potatoes
Alaska Red King Crab Legs*
The red variety of king crab is considered the most prized species of crab in the world and is by far the best tasting! A full 1½ lbs. of tender Alaska Red King Crab legs served with corn and new potatoes. Add garlic & herb broth with toasted bread for just $3.49!
Served with confetti rice and our vegetable of the day. Enjoy blackened, grilled, bronzed, or fried. Add a side salad to any entree for $3.49 | Add five Gulf shrimp to any entree for $7.99. Top any fresh catch with lump crab & lemon butter for just $5.99
Firm yet tender with a mild flavor
Gulf Grouper*
Highly valued with lovely white, tender and flaky meat with a medium flavor
Catch of the Day*
Fresh from the boat to your plate
Lean and firm with a light, slightly sweet flavor
Served with fries & slaw. We only use trans-fat free canola oil
Fried Fish Fingers
Fresh Gulf fish hand-breaded and fried
Popcorn Shrimp
Hand-breaded domestic Bay shrimp, flash-fried and piled high
Fried Snapper 'N' Shrimp
Local snapper filet paired with jumbo Gulf shrimp then hand-breaded
Jumbo Gulf Shrimp
Large hand-breaded local shrimp
Chicken Tenders
Hand-breaded, lightly seasoned, and fried to perfection
The Captain's Platter
Large Gulf shrimp, sea scallops, deviled crab, and fresh Gulf fish
Topped with lettuce and tomato, served with fries or slaw
Bronzed Grouper
Local Gulf grouper coated in mild seasonings, grilled and served on a fresh toasted Kaiser bun
Build Your Beach Burger^
½ lb. premium blend of Midwest grain-fed black angus beef, chargrilled and served on a fresh toasted brioche bun
Add Applewood Bacon1.59
Add White American or Cheddar Cheese0.99
Fried Shrimp Po' Boy (A Crab Trap Star)
Popcorn shrimp piled onto a fresh-baked French roll
Add a side salad for only $3.49!
Jumbo Shrimp Skewers Your Way*
Large Gulf shrimp on twin skewers prepared grilled, blackened, or bronzed. Served with confetti rice and vegetable of the day
Sea Scallops
Wild-caught all natural domestic sea scallops with a delicate sweet flavor, hand-breaded and fried served with fries and slaw or broiled in garlic butter served with confetti rice and vegetable of the day
Southern Style Crab Cakes
Two of our handmade cakes with 85% crab meat, atop fried green tomatoes and roasted corn maque choux made with andouille sausage, then topped with our signature remoulade
Crab Trap Mahi* (A Crab Trap Star)
Grilled mahi-mahi topped with lump crab meat, local bay shrimp and a light lemon butter sauce. Served with confetti rice and vegetable of the day
Steak & Shrimp^
6 oz. center-cut sirloin steak seasoned and grilled to order, paired with fried or grilled local Gulf shrimp. Served with confetti rice and vegetable of the day
8 oz. Sirloin* ^
Center cut 1855 brand Black Angus beef seasoned to perfection and grilled to order. Served with fries and vegetable of the day
Odds 'N' Sides: Add an additional side for only ($3.49): New Potatoes, Fries, Confetti Rice, Vegetable of the Day, Slaw, Corn on the Cob
Cajun Chicken
Blackened chicken with green onions and penne pasta tossed in Cajun cream sauce and dusted with parmesan
Jumbo Crab & Shrimp Linguine
Jumbo lump crab meat and Gulf shrimp sautéed with garlic and tossed in a fresh basil cream sauce over linguine
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Food was really good but service was AWESOME! Brianna was the best took great care of us !we will definitely be back when we are back in town .

Date of visit: November 2019
1  Thank Robert F
Reviewed 1 week ago

The meal we had was crab legs and grilled shrimp, and amberjack. Both were prepared perfectly and tasted just right. Our waitress(Brianna) could not have been nicer. She was an asset to the business.More

Date of visit: November 2019
1  Thank John W
JessicaK0207, Guest Relations Manager at The Crab Trap Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you, John, for your wonderful review. We are so happy to hear how much you enjoyed you visit to the Crab Trap! We will be sure to pass along your kind words to Brianna and our culinary team. We hope to see you again...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Food and service was great. Had enough to bring home to my son! Brianna was a very nice and helpful waitress!

Date of visit: November 2019
1  Thank Joellyle
Reviewed 1 week ago

They had advertising on facebook for the month of October regarding their endless shrimp month and since we discovered that there were no trick or treaters coming we decided to catch the last day of shrimpfest. We had never been here but had heard some...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank cyberbubba
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food (fried fish and fried shrimp) were overcooked. The food was over-priced and apparently targeted for those who are not familiar with seafood. My date had a s seafood salad which he said was good. Not sure about the crab dishes. Only 1 other...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Perdidolocal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went for the all-you-can eat shrimp on a girl’s’ weekend trip. $18.99 and you can order fried, scampi or Alfredo shrimp that comes with an ear of corn and one small red potato cut in half. The scamp was terrible and just tasted like...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Gamecock97
JessicaK0207, Guest Relations Manager at The Crab Trap Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi. Our team is saddened to hear about your disappointing experience. This is in no way a reflection of our commitment to serve fresh quality meals to our guests. We are truly sorry we were not able to impress you.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived about 5:30 pm and the restaurant was almost empty. Even so, as other people arrived they were seated right next to us, instead of giving the diners some room. The shrimp platter we split was not bad but wasn’t as much food as...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Sue M
JessicaK0207, Public Relations Manager at The Crab Trap Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Sue. Thank you for taking a moment to review us. We appreciate your feedback and we will be sure to pass it on to our team, and use it to help us improve our service. We do hope to see you again in the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was odd to enter an empty restaurant at lunch time, but it was a rainy day and we've eaten here several times in the past. Boy am I glad we stopped. I had the crab cake appetizer, a large crab cake served over a...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank BGBark
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came for the view and the all you can eat shrimp special. It was delicious and did meet our expectations and more. Service was excellent, and the playground kept my little guy busy while we waited for our food, which didn’t take long at...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank NikkiWelch
JessicaK0207, Guest Relations Manager at The Crab Trap Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you, Nikki, for your great review! We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your experience at the Crab Trap. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Crab Trap has a good size dining room and also a nice outside area for dining, with a playground. I had the popcorn shrimp which was very good, but more than I could eat. I think they have the best hushpuppies around.

Date of visit: September 2019
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April 2, 2016|
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Response from fbodie2262 | Reviewed this property |
I have never seen pets at this restaurant but the Sunset Grill allows pets and it is so cool. They will even water your pet! Slick!
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March 25, 2015|
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Response from michaele908 | Reviewed this property |
I believe they do. I know for sure they have a meat free salad. I think there is even a meat free appetizer. The meals now I can't remember, but I imagine they can customize something if asked. Hope this helps.
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