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Original Waterfront Crab Shack

104 Miracle Strip Pkwy SW, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-6615
+1 850-664-0345
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“redfish” (33 reviews)
“crab dip” (63 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
104 Miracle Strip Pkwy SW, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-6615
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A great locals place. Great food, pricing and great service. Love everything about this place. The fish is always fresh and priced fairly. Can't go wrong with this place

Thank Debbie M
Reviewed yesterday

The food was great. Loved the sitting area in front of the water. Service was a bit slow. They have great fries.

Thank LTaylor2012
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This restaurant was right next to our hotel so we had to try it. We are from Oklahoma and one of our favorite parts of traveling to the coast is Seafood! We both had the pick two.. Red fish and Crab cake and then parrot...More

Thank brittlarn
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed the view and this spot. Great waiter who was super chill and dealt with my paprika allergy like a champ with the kitchen crew (sorry I forgot his name but starts with an A :)) It was disappointing not being able to eat...More

Thank ashley_jo2
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My kids and I had the lobster crab cake dinner. My husband had the fish tacos. The food was good and the service was great. I have had better crabcakes, but no complaints. It is on the water, but a lot of the view is...More

Thank Kelli B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had lunch here on the patio on the water. It was nice, service was good. Food was on the steep side, but that’s to be expected at these types of restaurants. I got fried shrimp which kind of tastes the same everywhere, but it...More

Thank LPenway
Reviewed 5 days ago

We ate a lunch and a dinner here. Parrot fish was wonderful. We also had great fish,soft shell crabs and a lobster crab cake. It is kid friendly. Good views of the sea. Fair price for value. Sweet hush puppies and good key lime pie!

Thank Betsy0807
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a great evening with wonderful seafood. Totally enjoyed the food. Had the big bucket of seafood and like magic we made it disappear!

Thank WishIwasgone
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Crab Shack had a really good menu and service was great. View was outstanding on the Sound. Ample fans kept it cool and comfortable despite temps in the upper 80s. Had blackened shrimp. Plenty of them and not overcooked. Cole slaw was fine. Spouse had...More

Thank Bob A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

the original crab shack. Pine ou'd the best places too eat. From the moment you walk in, staff are friendly. Service is excellent. The good is so tasty. My personal favourite is the Fried Green Tomatoes. All at a great price too. If you ever...More

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Kevin M
1 April 2018|
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Response from Joey L | Property representative |
Yes we do have a T-dock so you can come by water.
4 April 2017|
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Response from FWB_Foodie | Reviewed this property |
not sure. if you call them and ask, I am sure they can accommodate. grilled/blackened fish should with salad should be great with oysters on half shell for appetizers.
sharlap P
30 March 2017|
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Response from Lora P | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, probably a good idea. The place is usually packed
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 104 Miracle Strip Pkwy SW, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-6615
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Fort Walton Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 850-664-0345
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