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Big Daddy's Crab Shack

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3523 Dr Martin Luther King Blvd, Fort Myers, FL 33916-4604
+1 239-332-3200
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Fri - Sat 13:00 - 21:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2015 via mobile

A great place for some good seafood soul food. If you like garlic This is IT! There being a shortage of Blue claw crabs . I settled for king Crab & shrimp really good! Hard to find but worth the search And there is a rib joint before you get there that dosen't have a name I mean it! Ask... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2014

This place is definitely a shack! But it has some of the tastiest things your mouth will ever know. The crabs, shrimp, hard boiled eggs & corn all infused with a dynamite garlic sauce that you want to eat on its own! Love at first bite, seriously, pure garlicky love.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2013

As mentioned, this place is nothing to look at and easy to miss, and it's only open Thur., Fri., and Sat., but get passed all of that and you will taste the best garlic crabs in the state of Florida. You MUST try them...

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Fort Myers, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2012

At first i was a little iffy because of the location but i must say they have the best hot/garlic crabs i ever taste....

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Fort Myers, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2012

Although the entire site can fit into my living room, please do not bypass this resturant. No you may not be able to dine in, but when your about to dig in to Big Daddy's Blue Clawed GARLIC Crabs. I think its best to keep the delicous mess at home. Your order is given to you in a half gallon... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2007

Went to the one in Orlando Florida and it was good!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood
Open Hours
Friday
13:00 - 21:00
Saturday
13:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3523 Dr Martin Luther King Blvd, Fort Myers, FL 33916-4604
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers
  • Phone Number: +1 239-332-3200

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