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The Crab Trap

) #10 of 185 Restaurants in Fort Walton Beach ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, , Seafood
1450 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Unit 204, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-6800
+1 850-301-0959
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good27%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“hot crab dip” (13 reviews)
“seafood” (124 reviews)
“shrimp” (125 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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1450 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Unit 204, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-6800
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Reviewed yesterday

we weren't expecting much since it looked like a tourist trap but we got the crab cake, and fried jumbo and regular shrimp. really good!!

Thank KZooMichigan
Reviewed 6 days ago

Beach front restaurant and you pay tourist prices. But I eat here every time I visit Okaloosa Island. It is an easy choice and large enough that there is little wait time. I had the shrimp pasta and it was very good! Service was good...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The king crab was pricey but absolutely delicious! We loved sitting outside on the beach!! No waiting. And service was excellent

Thank Jesse B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant has patio dining allowing you to enjoy the beach and the sea breeze while you dine. The menu is pretty much all seafood which I'm not really a fan of. My husband and I shared a few appetizers, which were good. Food is...More

Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited with our two daughters and each of us enjoyed this restaurant. The staff were friendly and knowledgeable, the food was delicious and the view was breathtaking. The setting at the Boardwalk is convenient. Playground on the beach was a fantastic after dinner treat.

Thank Heather G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location --sitting on deck overlooking beach is wonderful. On a hot day, it was still very pleasant on the deck. The server was very nice and attentive. Unfortunately, the drinks and food were not good. The pina coladas were serviced in a small plastic...More

Thank sammack13
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food, and service with a great view of the gulf. My family and I have visited this restaurant several times over the last 2 years and have always received high quality food and service. The restaurant is family friendly, and has both an indoor...More

Thank cholton2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location and view are great. Nice atmosphere and pleasant enough servers. However, when I asked my waitress what she recommended on the crab options, she told me she doesn't eat crab so wouldn't really know. I ordered the crab sampler and was disappointed. The...More

Thank Goof_Nugget_1027
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time on Oakaloosa Island at the boardwalk we chose the crab trap. My wife explained to our server of her food allergies to seafood and ordered the chicken tenders and fries. The server said no worries and took the rest of our order. About...More

Thank Steven J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our first restaurant stop in vacation. Advertised well and looked fun. We sat out side on a warm and windy night. Service was great. Menu had lots of fried food. Food was not good - over cheesy, fried, huge portions.

Thank kascaggs
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15 October 2015|
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Response from larry p | Reviewed this property |
I think they do. They also have early dining when entrees are significantly discounted.
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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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1450 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE, Unit 204, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-6800
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Fort Walton Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 850-301-0959
What's better than a day at the beach? A day at the beach followed by lunch or dinner at The Crab Trap at The Boardwalk on Okaloosa Island. Located at the busy and beautiful Newman Brackin Park, The Crab Trap is a first stop, last stop for locals and visitors alike. Perched high above the powder white sand and emerald green water of the Gulf of Mexico, The Crab Trap is the perfect place to begin or end your day at the beach. Serving local favorites such as Hot Crab Dip and Seafood Gumbo and daily specials ranging from Grilled Sirloin to Alaskan Crab Legs, The Crab Trap has something for everyone. The kids will love the special menu designed just for them, a chance to express their creative side, and a take home treat that will make their time on the Emerald Coast even more memorable. Tons of parking, easy access to the beach, playgrounds and volleyball nets; The Crab Trap at The Boardwalk will quickly become one of your favorite places to eat. Whether you are heading out for the night, taking a colleague to lunch, relaxing after a day at the beach or just looking for a place to hang out and catch a game, just head to The Crab Trap at The Boardwalk!
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