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Original Waterfront Crab Shack

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104 Miracle Strip Pkwy SW, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-6615
+1 850-664-0345
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11:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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Oberoflingen
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I love the view especially at dusk. I would get there early so you can see the sky turn beautiful colors. Food wise....ah. I had gumbo and that was pretty good. Did tacos and the rice wasn't cooked enough. I feel like the food is ok but view does make up for it. Bring some quarters so you can feed... More 

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The Villages, Florida
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57 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The house salad w/ homemade Blue Cheese dressing was excellent to me - they blended in a bit of garlic sauce for added flavor. The Crawfish & Crab Cream Pasta was outstanding and was so filling I ended up eating around the pasta for the really good stuff. Wife said her jambalaya was excellent and she couldn't eat all of... More 

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Bloomington, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had shrimp po boy. Not enough shrimp for the size of bun. Fries were good, hush puppies were pretty good. The asparagus was outstanding! View was great and the service was outstanding! I would return but try a different meal.

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Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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344 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 248 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Dinner here at about sunset can be one of life's nicest moments. We enjoyed a harbor side table on a very pleasant November evening. Being off-season we found Ample parking and a nice quiet atmosphere. Wonderful seafood menu. The service was top notch and our meal was Very Good in quality, quantity and preparation.

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Ohio
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were there for lunch and split the shrimp poor boy. It was fine.Nice place to go for lunch. It overlooked the marina and although we were there after the busy season it was still a nice place to go.

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Alabama
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205 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 336 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had the blackened shrimp dinner, and wasn't disappointed. Cooked perfectly and very good. Fast and friendly service with a great view if dining outside. Dolphins were making the rounds that evening. Casual atmosphere. I would go again.

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Lake Delton, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything was very good on the "Pick Two Combo". The blackened Redfish and Lobster Crab Cake were great. Cole slaw and hush puppies were the best we had in the area. Also had a side of grilled asparagus which was done just right. Wish we had more time in Fort Walton Beach to eat here again!!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Local on tap beer was tasty but overpriced. Service was attentive. The roll used for my shrimp po boy was stale and broke apart- which was fine because it was too big. Too much seasoning was sprinkled over the the snow crab shells so the delicate flavor was overpowered as you pulled off the shells. We were looking for a... More 

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Thank JanayAllie
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and the most beautiful sunsets. Hush puppies are delicious and so were the shrimp tacos. Highly recommend

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Navarre,Fl
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had lunch here a consultant of weekend ago. The weather was beautiful out ,we sat outside and enjoyed the water view. He had the blackens red fish & I had shrimp tacos. We are never disappointed when we dine here.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 20:00
Saturday
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 104 Miracle Strip Pkwy SW, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-6615
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Fort Walton Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 850-664-0345

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Destin, Florida
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?