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Bayou Bill's Crab House

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4748 Us Highway 98 W, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459-3554
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Ft Worth, TX
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53 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We weren't the easiest crowd with 14 adults and 4 kiddoes, 4 different families, 4 different checks, all sitting together....and the server CHERYL rocked it! She was amazing. Nothing was forgotten or incorrect and she was on top of every drink re-fill or extra request. Amazing service for a party this size. The food was very good. Amberjack was yummy... More 

Thank swindy10
Little Rock, Arkansas
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This restaurant seems to be becoming a place we go every time we are in town. We had 14 people in our party this time and arrived around 6:15pm on a Thursday night for dinner. We were told it would be a 15-30 minute wait and 5 minutes later we were being seated. Service has always been great there, but... More 

Thank Duke104
Texarkana, Texas
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45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have been driving past this place for years. We decided to give it a try. Good food and excellent service. Glad we tried it and will be back.

Thank Sandra661
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is great. Food, atmosphere, and staff were awesome. My daughter and I were staying at a popular Sandestin resort that left us believing all tourist were not worthy of good service. Guess what? Bayou Bill's proved me wrong. It was late in the evening when we arrived. We were greeted with friendly smiles and open arms. No eye... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
DuQuoin, Illinois
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had such good service and great food when we were last in Destin, about 3 years ago, we decided to go to Bayou Bill's again this year while on vacation. It's very family friendly and the food is wonderful!

Thank lcashion
Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had Erik as our server tonight. He was so attentive and knowledgeable! The food was wonderful! I had the shrimp skewers.

Thank CL0521
Zionsville, IN
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58 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My family (9 of us) decided to have an early dinner at Bayou Bill's, mainly because of fond memories of a meal that we had at the previous restaurant over 10 years ago. We were seated promptly and our served appeared quickly to take our drink orders. The menu was varied and there was a great selection of seafood and... More 

Thank billvfitz
Arlington, Texas
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Bayou Bill’s is a “must visit” restaurant! After a local recommendation and reading reviews, we decided to check it out. They’re only open for dinner beginning at 5:00 and I suggest you arrive at that time, especially during peak season. Even if you have to wait, it’ll be worth it as the food was great with service to match. If... More 

Thank TXGirl72
Flora, Mississippi
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

During our visit, my wife and I had the crab feast for two. Absolutely incredible! We arrived at 5:30 and were seated immediately. To top off the great meal, our server, Andrea, went the extra mile to make our evening special.

Thank chadcathy
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Bayou Bill's is a good casual alternative to the onsite resort eateries. Good fresh seafood prepared either grilled, broiled, blackened, or fried. Friendly bar- a good place to eat if the tables are full.. Variety of beers.

Thank TBAtlanta

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$14 - $55
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4748 Us Highway 98 W, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459-3554
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Santa Rosa Beach
  • Phone Number: 18502673849

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