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Rustic Inn Crabhouse

4331 Anglers Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312-5348
+1 954-584-1637
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood” (405 reviews)
“dungeness” (44 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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4331 Anglers Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312-5348
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited on a Monday night and was able to get right in. I wanted the stone crabs but they had been out for a while. Enjoyed the scallops while husband had a combo lobster / crab meal. Casual place where you can ear inside or...More

Thank Carebear9599
Reviewed 1 week ago

Crowded and noisy? YES. Are you going to wait for a table? Probably. Pricey? Maybe. Food? Terrific. As someone who lives in the desert, I truly appreciated the variety of fish and crustaceans on offer. Pay attention to the weather - a lot of this...More

Thank ellensantafe
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the advice of TripAdvisor and tried the Rustic Inn Crabhouse. First problem, the weather was cold and the outdoor patio was closed, you can’t control the weather! Service was excellent, but it was taste roller coaster going forward. A vodka gimlet( vodka is...More

1  Thank tahoejwl
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a restaurant a little out of ways but close to the executive fort lauderdale airport.As its name it is organized as a very rustic setting but offering a very varied menu that includes everything possible with excellent quality food and service

Thank takimoi
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited on a Saturday, early evening. The parking lot was packed, 1/2 hour wait to get in. Crab orders seemed high to me-$49-the waiter could not or would not tell us how many people it would serve. We ended up sharing "Both feet in...More

Thank Neill B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, what a place!! We had such a great experience trying out the famous crabs for the first time!! The atmosphere was great and the food Amazing! Our waitress was super kind and helpful teaching us how to break the claws to enjoy all that...More

Thank Izzmon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great surrondings,food is very good,great chices,the food is good with alot of choices,and you get plently of food,could not finish it,took it back to the hotel and nuked it the next day,good

Thank Sharon F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely disgusting food and filthy atmosphere!! Food and utensils all over the floor, food inside the menus and extremely loud! I am amazed anyone comes here to dine and I use that term very loosely! Horrible food, fried garbage and basic poor quality!

Thank Zbosses
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, can get loud but you can get a great value for your money. Try the seafood pasta or shrimp pasta if you don’t mind it a little spicy get the diablo you will have tasty food for days!!!

Thank Nobee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a Florida staple is you like blue crab or garlic crab you will love this place. Nothing fancy except the prices. It is not cheap but it is good.

Thank Chelle M
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Response from 23Mikey23 | Reviewed this property |
No there is no ‘all you can eat menu’
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The shuttle was a van
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 45
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:45 PM
11:30 AM - 10:45 PM
11:30 AM - 10:45 PM
11:30 AM - 10:45 PM
11:30 AM - 10:45 PM
11:30 AM - 10:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4331 Anglers Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312-5348
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Fort Lauderdale
  • Phone Number: +1 954-584-1637
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The original Rustic Inn Fort Lauderdale crabhouse began as a roadhouse saloon. As time went by, our hole-in-the-wall Ft Lauderdale crabhouse grew up, keeping with the demand for steamed crabs, seafood, linguini with homemade sauces and other popular dishes. Our World Famous Garlic Crabs are known the world over. We invite you and your family to see what the legend is all about. Enjoy waterfront dining on our dock or in our main dining room. Visit our cocktail lounge and enjoy one of our original frozen drinks.
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