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Crystal River Seafood Restaurant

4453 Blanding Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32210-7320
+1 904-771-8922
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“cheese grits” (8 reviews)
“catfish” (4 reviews)
“crab claws” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
4453 Blanding Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32210-7320
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a good kept secret in Jacksonville food is hot and fresh unlimited items at lunch I've gone 3 times and not been disappointed managers are friendly staff is good as well. Lunchtime saves you lots of money however always good deals.

Thank chiefapostlerice
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

Good food, great service and consistent. I am originally from Jacksonville and always return to Crystal River when going back. Not fancy but all Floridians know that if you want good seafood you don’t go to fancy restaurants. Good menu selections. Everything met our expectations....More

Thank lindagA2994BQ
Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

The first place I come to when I come to visit from SC. My favorite is the Key Lime Pie! I also love their fried okra. We will be back!!! Their baked beans are great!

Thank khumphries1
Reviewed June 27, 2018

Fried gator tail can be wonderful or not so good. This restaurant was THE BEST in all of Florida! The batter was seasoned just right and the gator was fried so that it was tender and not greasy. The sauce served with it was very...More

Thank J M
Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

We stopped here because we felt a seafood lunch would make the trip a little brighter. What we h other was beyond our expectations. The decor was a bit kitschy but that's not what you go for- you go for the food which was surprisingly...More

Thank Geof L
Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

Ate here after traveling 10 hr day. Recommended by motel staff. Food is good & lots of it...we would have split a meal if known it was so much food. Cheese grits were good, but not the best I’ve ever had. Husbands catfish & okra...More

Thank aawoody
SSJCRSMarketing, Public Relations Manager at Crystal River Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 14, 2018

Thank you for the high recommendation and review. We are pleased to hear that you and your husband enjoyed the catfish, stewed okra & tomatoes large portion sizes!

Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

Really good food. I couldn't make up my mind where I wanted to go and decided to drive out from my hotel to Crystal River. Glad I did. I started with the blue crab claws. They were huge and awesome. 3x bigger than what you...More

Thank prostar19
SSJCRSMarketing, Public Relations Manager at Crystal River Seafood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 14, 2018

So glad you chose to dine with us! We appreciate your great review and hope you stop in again next time your are in the area!

Reviewed November 28, 2017 via mobile

Great meal selection and portion for senior. Price is just right. Service great , Lisa was helpful and friendly. Don't miss this one.

Thank James G
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

Friends took us to this gem of a restaurant. The seafood was very good. I had scallops and shrimp-well done. Green beans and hush puppies were great but it was the cheese grits that really did it for me. Wow! Wish they sold them by...More

Thank choklitcat
Reviewed June 29, 2017 via mobile

This business is permanently closed unable to eat at the restaurant. Enjoyed their all you can eat crablegs

Thank MaryLeeW7
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $14
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4453 Blanding Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32210-7320
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: +1 904-771-8922
  • E-mail
Great Seafood - Reasonably Priced - Served with a Smile Locally and family owned & operated for over 30 years. Our restaurant is the perfect place to enjoy fine seafood, cooked to order. We serve fresh seafood in a fun atmosphere. You can choose from the large selection of items on our menu from shrimp and fish to gator tail and frog legs. We also serve salads, sandwiches, Hand-Cut, Certified Angus Ribeyes, and much more.
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