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Crabby's Dockside

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Food and ambience

Special Occasion Dining, View, Groups, Bar Scene

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Clearwater Beach
0.2 km from Clearwater Beach
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What you can expect during your visit
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
About
A new crab has emerged! Enjoy 3 beautiful stories with incredible views of Clearwater Beach. Offering lunch and dinner options for seafood lovers and mainland fans alike.
PRICE RANGE
$7 - $32
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Bar
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music, Waterfront, Gift Cards Available
Reviews (1,780)
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All reviews stuffed flounder crab seafood alligator bites hush puppies peel and eat shrimp fries tacos burger salad third floor clearwater beach food was great sat at the bar great server awesome service our waiter
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic food and service! Thank you Melanie for your welcoming chat and amazing service! Food was delicious and served quickly!More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Zoe Y, Marketing at Crabby's Dockside, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time out to write us a review. Our team is thrilled to hear that you enjoyed everything about your dining experience with us, and that you received excellent service from our amazing team as well. We hope to...More

Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I brought our fresh caught fish and they did an amazing job cooking it for us. Mr. Jim was a wonderful waiter. We visited a second time on our trip and Brittany on the 2nd floor took great care of us. This...was our second year visiting Clearwater and the service at Crabby's Dockside has always been great. Love this place!More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Zoe Y, Marketing at Crabby's Dockside, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time out to share your experience with us! It makes our team very happy to hear about the wonderful time you had while dining with us, and we are grateful to hear that you received excellent service as...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Luckily our hour wait to get in was only about 20 minutes. Our waitress tells us she is also the bartender not to get upset if we didn’t see her often. That she hasn’t forgotten us, after taking our appetizer order. Appetizers took a long...time, after which within minutes our meals came. Food was very good, thank goodness. When it came time to leave, we finally get our bill, and wait forever to get our credit card back! I finally walk to the bar, where I stood for over 5 minutes watching our waitress, Stacey, repeatedly take on drink order after drink order. I finally catch her turning around and ask her to please return our credit card. She then grabs from a stack of receipt holders, one of which contained our credit card, and it hadn’t even been processed. This kept us waiting for 15 minutes to leave. I understand businesses are short handed however, having a bartender serve also as a waitress was not in their best interest for their customers.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Zoe Y, Marketing at Crabby's Dockside, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi there, Tina! Thank you very much for taking the time out to write us an honest review. Our team thoroughly appreciates your feedback, as it helps us become better for the future. We do apologize for the inconveniences that occurred during your visit with...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food, great views !! We enjoyed the gator bites and stuffed mushrooms and I also had a grilled chicken salad that was delicious. Very good seafood!!More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Zoe Y, Marketing at Crabby's Dockside, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time out to share your experience with us! It makes our team very happy to hear about the wonderful time you had while dining with us, and we are grateful to hear that you received excellent service as...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best meal we had on vacation. Everything was hot and fresh. Service was great too. Will definitely be back here next time we’re in the area.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Zoe Y, Marketing at Crabby's Dockside, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time out to share your experience with us! It makes our team very happy to hear about the wonderful time you had while dining with us, and we are grateful to hear that you received excellent service as...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had an amazing meal at Crabbys sat upstairs at the 3rd floor bar. We were serviced by Phrank who took amazing care of us. He was great at food recommendations which we ordered all of. The salted carmel cheesecake was by far the best I've...ever tasted. Stellar experience will be back.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Zoe Y, Marketing at Crabby's Dockside, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time out to write us a review, Jacque! Our team is thrilled to hear that you enjoyed everything about your dining experience with us, and that you received excellent service from our amazing team as well. Third floor...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a family vacation and tried Crabbys. Phrank was our server and was great as well as food! We will definitely go back next time in Clearwater!More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Zoe Y, Marketing at Crabby's Dockside, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time out to write us a review, Hope! Our team is thrilled to hear that you enjoyed everything about your dining experience with us, and that you received excellent service from our amazing team as well. We hope...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We travelled with a large group of 13 and were pleasantly surprised with the value. The grouper was fresh and delicious! The service was great.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Zoe Y, Marketing at Crabby's Dockside, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you very much for your kind review, Salina! Our team thoroughly appreciates your honesty, as it helps us become better for the future! We are happy to hear that you loved our Grouper just as much as we do. We can't wait to have...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food here is fantastic! This was the second time we have been here on our vacation. It was the first time my Fiancé and I had crab legs, and Amary was very helpful and a great server! Highly recommend going to Crabby’s Dockside!More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Zoe Y, Marketing at Crabby's Dockside, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time out to write us a review. Our team is thrilled to hear that you enjoyed everything about your dining experience with us, and that you received excellent service from our amazing team as well. It is an...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The grilled grouper was delicious! My daughter had the fried shrimp….yum! The meal was very good! In fact, we came back the next day for a late lunch before catching our plane back home. Our waiter was Jackie, he was great! We had a choice...to either eat inside or outside. We chose to eat inside because we had a long day in the sun and water and just needed to be out of the heat. The place was very busy both days but quite comfortable. We definitely recommend this place.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Zoe Y, Marketing at Crabby's Dockside, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi there, Gigi! Thank you very much for taking the time out to share your experience with us! Our team is thrilled to hear about the wonderful time you had while dining with us, and that you enjoyed our delicious Fried Red Royal Shrimp! The...More

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shirleydA7097LD
1 January 2022|
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Response from bshgrpmanagement | Property representative |
Hi there! Currently our happy hour runs Monday-Friday from 3-6pm and offers discounts on domestic draft beer, house wine, and well drinks. Cheers!
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CharlottePuddy H
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Response from I887YBscottr | Reviewed this property |
I hope this helps. It's about 1 mile from the aquarium.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Crabby's Dockside

Yes, Crabby's Dockside offers takeaway services.

Yes, Crabby's Dockside is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

Crabby's Dockside is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4