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Crab Shack Restaurant

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11400 Gandy Blvd N, St. Petersburg, FL 33702-1908
+1 727-576-7813
13:00 - 22:00
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Sun 13:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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173 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Sorry, our first return visit this year and we were disappointed. I suggest that if you visit 'The Crab Shack', you have CRABS (the blue crabs were good). The dinner salad is boring, the batter on fried items seems pre-prepared, sides are bland, fish was dry (over-cooked?). Service was GREAT!!

Thank BigBobsGirl
St. Petersburg, Florida
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38 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our lunch and server (Tiffany) were great! The oysters on the half were the largest we've found in this area and really good, the fried oysters were awesome, nice sized fries (small, but nice), the cole slaw is a little too 'mayo' for me, but good. They also have a side sauce with the fried meals, which is NICE -... More 

Thank Deborah F
Tampa, Florida
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74 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I tried this place a few years ago and we're too impressed. However, we were driving by last weekend and noticed how packed it was. We decided to give it another whirl. We sat at the bar and received exceptional service. However, food was just mediocre ... as remembered from the first visit years earlier. Our daughter... More 

Thank Roxanne03
Muncie, Indiana
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Looking for a place to have a quick seafood dinner while spending our last night in Florida in St. Petersburg. Found Crab Shack Restaurant thru Tripadvisor and decided to give it a try. Three adults and a four-year-old...found a small, old building along the highway that looked pretty simple. Looks are deceiving for the food...it was nice inside, nothing special,... More 

Thank r2optimist
Greenfield, Indiana
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Average service with very good food. I had the Cajun Creole Chowder which was excellent. We had Grouper sandwich and SHrimps. Both were very good. Place has an old Vibe about it.

Thank JerryB6105
Norton, Massachusetts
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57 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited crab shack after flight to Tampa and drive to Sarasota. Very fresh fish, no frills, kind of a very cool local place. A little hard to find from airport but I would definitely visit again

Thank Bob M
Tampa, Florida
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's different. The restaurant is unique in it's set up. my favorite dish was the coconut shrimp. Though, during our entire time there, it was freezing. I don't know why, but it was to the point where I was shaking.

Thank stephanie h
Cherry Log, Georgia
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is were the locals go to eat.very good indeed it was.wait time, none. dropped in went right to the bar with buds by the time we got are local craft beers we were seated.order some apps, then came out the food . very,very good.its simple .but, sometimes that the best way to go.

Thank Shannon B
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204 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here on Sunday with the family for brunch/lunch and not sure if we had the most unhappiest waitress but she was horrible in her service and attitude. Luckily another waitress was nice enough to bring us some food when our little one fell of the benches. That's also why I rated the place as "poor" versus "terrible" as possible... More 

Thank USABelgie
Tampa, Florida
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53 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

In fairness, we were promptly seated and the service was good. The problem was the food. We were charged around $35 per person for what could be described as a mediocre meal. The highlights were the pitcher of beer and the french fries that came with my Maryland-style crabcakes. If a clean dining room is also important to you, this... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$20
American, Seafood, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11400 Gandy Blvd N, St. Petersburg, FL 33702-1908
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  St. Petersburg
  • Phone Number: +1 727-576-7813
Crab Shack

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