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Rick's Crab Trap

178 Eglin Pkwy NE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-4445
+1 850-664-0110
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“oysters” (30 reviews)
“crab soup” (8 reviews)
“potatoes” (12 reviews)
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178 Eglin Pkwy NE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-4445
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Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

This place was a great local find! We've lived here for 10 years, but this was our first visit. I recommend the stuffed shrimp appetizer. It was amazing! I also had the scallop appetizer and it was on point! Nick was our very attentive server...More

Thank Leeann P
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Great food at reasonable price! Not easy to find in the dark but glad we went turned around and found it. The oyster appetizer was outstanding and the steamed shrimp were AMAZING! We should have split an order but took a to go box that...More

Thank joymarq
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

I had the crab cake and fried shrimp for lunch today. It was good, but not great. The crab cake was slightly cooler than I like. The shrimp was good but not many were included. Cole slaw was just average and watery. Easy to get...More

Thank D Brett W
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Had a really good meal of fried shrimp and oysters with onion rings, coleslaw and hush puppies. The breading on the seafood was lightly applied and everything was cooked to perfect. The oysters and shrimp melted in my mouth. The clams were a disappointment, heavily...More

Thank Terrie C
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We weren't sure what was going to await us inside this small, hole-in-the-wall building, but to our delight it was the best seafood we have had in a long, long time. We went for a late lunch and ordered the steamed bucket for two. It...More

Thank kmurph9073
Reviewed 29 August 2017

A dozen raw oysters, creamy crab soup, broiled blue crab claws, fried shrimp for the hubby and steamed shrimp for me. So stuffed after but hearing the dessert options were homemade, we ordered the Key Lime Pie to go! Great food and fantastic staff made...More

Thank Patricia Lynn D
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We wanted a crab shack and Rick's Crab Trap fit the bill. We ordered the crab feast, seafood gumbo, creamy crab soup, slamberjack po-boy, soft shell crab po-boy, grilled ahi tuna, grilled oysters, fried oysters, and shrimp and grits. It was all so good and...More

Thank HowieTraveler
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

This place is a hidden gem! Don't be deceived by its outlook, amazing seafood awaits you inside. We had the most delicious soft shell crabs po boy! The half shell raw oysters and the garlic grilled oysters were so delicious! Must try if you are...More

Thank TreasureTess
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Ricks is sort of hidden on Eglin Parkway off the normal tourist route. A very busy road and a little hard to find, the tourist normally drive past it on the way out to the beach area, I admit I am local, use that road...More

Thank jb0les
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Very good food. The crab cakes were really flavorful. Reminded me of stuffing from thanksgiving, but with crab. The sides were good as well, hushpuppies, corn, broccoli and potatoes.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 178 Eglin Pkwy NE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-4445
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Fort Walton Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 850-664-0110
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