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“Greasy expensive food”

The Crab Trap Destin
Ranked #25 of 304 Restaurants in Destin
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Tucked away on Florida's Scenic Highway 98, The Crab Trap Destin is a staple in the lives of both tourist and locals. With unparalleled views of the snowy white beaches of the Emerald Coast, The Crab Trap offers a wide variety of menu options including Fresh Seafood, signature Hot Crab Dip and She Crab Soup and daily specials ranging from Bronzed Grouper or Grilled Filet to Alaskan Crab Legs. Have picky eaters to please? The Crab Trap is ready for you with a menu just for kids, crayons, a special treat they get to keep. The Crab Trap Destin is the original Gulf front seafood restaurant. Located at James Lee Park, this busy beach side establishment is perfect for any occasion. Groups of friends, date night, lunch after a day at the beach or just out to catch a game at the tiki bar, you will find exactly what you want at The Crab Trap. Open air windows, sun bleached wood, local art and hand carved sea side sculptures; The Crab Trap Destin will quickly become a family tradition.
Bolivar, Missouri
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Greasy expensive food”
Reviewed October 11, 2013 via mobile

We ate here for dinner. The location and view is amazing, the food not so much. I ordered the shrimp po boy which was dry and my husband ordered the shrimp basket. Very expensive for am average meal.

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Kettering, Ohio
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61 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Location, location, price”
Reviewed October 10, 2013

Location is tough to beat----right on beach. Even have playground for the kids. I expected off-season price for lunch on an October afternoon. Had a burger for $11 that was good but nothing great warranting $11. We were in seminar at hotel next door so Crab Trap was enjoyable during lunch break.

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Madison, Alabama
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Excellent Food and Great Location”
Reviewed October 10, 2013 via mobile

The fried shrimp was the best we have had. The service was excellent. Tom, our waiter, was very attentive and pleasant. We have visited this restaurant several times and always had great food.

Visited October 2013
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“Great service, nice view, poor food.”
Reviewed October 9, 2013 via mobile

My husband and I went for lunch. We were seated right away and received great service. My crab legs came out bland and just ok, but that was welcomed as the crab cakes, crab dip, and coconut shrimp my husband and I shared had so much salt/seasoning it was inedible

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Diamondave22
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Great first meal!”
Reviewed October 9, 2013

First night in Destin, had a great meal! Wife had crab cakes and fried lobster, said it was very good but not exceptional. I had bronzed shrimp skewers, and they were outstanding! Sides were great with both meals, garlic mashed and veggies. Service was very prompt, food came very quick, no complaints at all. Will definitely be back!!!

  • Visited October 2013
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