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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” (32 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 5 days ago

Brought a friend here who loves crab and he was not disappointed. Said it was yummy. I had the fried green tomatoes and those were delish too. I would definitely come back to this restaurant. Waterfront tables are lovely.

Thank Renae H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decent good crab, but not. The best I've had. Atmosphere is fun and right on the beach. Nice view and drinks to go if you want a cocktail on the beach.

Thank Antrim8
Reviewed 1 week ago

The best crab legs we've had in a long time. The waitress was fantastic and severed six of us with grace and a smile on her face. Very Nice

Thank biliec2015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed this restaurant as much as we could. After driving 14 hours from Illinois, my husband drove the entire trip, I wanted to treat my husband to a nice meal. Unfortunately our daughter started running a fever while we were there for dinner. Dinner...More

Thank BeckynAlyssa
Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant is huge and has a great view of the pier, the gulf and the beach. We visited on a week night and there weren't many people there, but I am sure that it hops on weekends in the season. We sat on the...More

Thank fritz145
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In town for a memorial service. Had a very late lunch here. The seafood was great, the waitstaff fast and courteous, and the frozen drinks amazing. We had fried oysters and fried shrimp and were very pleased.

1  Thank chrisayers327
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant has a covered outdoor dining area with a superb view of the beach and Gulf. Our waitress was super friendly. The menu is mainly seafood but it's fresh. I had the grilled Grouper sandwich and it was really tasty. We had a great...More

Thank Weerobbie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here on our last night in Fort Walton Beach and I guess we saved the best for last. The food was fantastic and we had a table right by the water where I was able to get a couple of sunset pics. This...More

1  Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

6 different entrees, 2 appetizers, all satisfied. Thank goodness for local seafood at non Destin prices.

1  Thank Love2eat32547
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is our first visit to Ft. Walton Beach. I was looking for a great spot for sunset 🌅 pics. This is the place! We had a window seat and the view was breathtaking over the water. We had the fish 🌮tacos and local beer...More

2  Thank Ginger B
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Questions & Answers
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
11 November 2016|
Response from Joey L | Property representative |
Yes we do allow dogs on our outside deck.
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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
View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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