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The Crab Trap

1450 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Unit 204, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-6800
+1 850-301-0959
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good27%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“seafood” (141 reviews)
“hot crab dip” (14 reviews)
“shrimp” (128 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1450 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Unit 204, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-6800
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Be prepared to pay a bit higher for seafood. We had the swordfish lunch special. One was grilled and one blackened. For $24 it came with rice and veggies, along with 2 hush puppies. Blackened was very good, grilled tasted ok, but I did not...More

Thank Laura99
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I saw the restaurant while walking on the beach so I went back for dinner. The restaurant is right on the beach looking over the ocean. I sat on their open patio with a great view. While eating dinner I watched dolphin in the surf....More

Thank ElCid83
Reviewed 1 week ago

The crab legs I had were good. I'm glad I had them add Old Bay seasoning, otherwise the dish itself would have been a bit blah. The corn was mush, but potatoes were good.

Thank Amanda K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for dinner with couple others, and although the food was on par with similar places the wait staff was incredibly slow. Was not very busy but had to wait a solid 20 minutes to get the check and leave.

Thank Mitchell M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had great service! We were seated outside at a picnic table, when a table cleared we were able to move to chairs with back support, it was a blessing. The drinks were delicious, I recommend the strawberry lemonade it’s a frozen drink perfect for...More

Thank Myksjenn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took the family to The Crab Trap last night. Wonderful location with a view of the beach and the pier. Food was expensive but we enjoyed it. I had blackened swordfish which was tasty. Wife had amberjack that was also good. Some nice shops right...More

Thank Kycoalminer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first time in Fort Walton Beach and we were looking for a great seafood place to eat after a long drive. Saw The Crab Trap on the list on my phone map. What a surprise. The food was only surpassed by our...More

Thank Jerry O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our server Bethany Nelson was such a sweetheart. She was very knowledgeable about the food on the menu as well as things to do on the beach. She really took her time to talk to us about the food and drinks. She was very attentive...More

1  Thank ryleepv
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This very casual family friendly place had a great location on the beach but that's all that was good about it. After a near 2 hour wait we were seated at a table right across from the kitchen entrance and requested to be seated else...More

Thank Brittany D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a large part of 25 and one server who was pulled from bussing tables to wait on us—was worried about this initially but he was fantastic! Besides excellent service he knew the menu well and answered all of our questions. Food was delicious all...More

Thank tnboop
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15 October 2015|
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Response from larry p | Reviewed this property |
I think they do. They also have early dining when entrees are significantly discounted.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1450 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Unit 204, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-6800
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Fort Walton Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 850-301-0959
What's better than a day at the beach? A day at the beach followed by lunch or dinner at The Crab Trap at The Boardwalk on Okaloosa Island. Located at the busy and beautiful Newman Brackin Park, The Crab Trap is a first stop, last stop for locals and visitors alike. Perched high above the powder white sand and emerald green water of the Gulf of Mexico, The Crab Trap is the perfect place to begin or end your day at the beach. Serving local favorites such as Hot Crab Dip and Seafood Gumbo and daily specials ranging from Grilled Sirloin to Alaskan Crab Legs, The Crab Trap has something for everyone. The kids will love the special menu designed just for them, a chance to express their creative side, and a take home treat that will make their time on the Emerald Coast even more memorable. Tons of parking, easy access to the beach, playgrounds and volleyball nets; The Crab Trap at The Boardwalk will quickly become one of your favorite places to eat. Whether you are heading out for the night, taking a colleague to lunch, relaxing after a day at the beach or just looking for a place to hang out and catch a game, just head to The Crab Trap at The Boardwalk!
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