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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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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“crab soup” (10 reviews)
“oysters” (31 reviews)
“taquitos” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
178 Eglin Pkwy NE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-4445
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1 - 10 of 147 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate at Rick's awhile back for an evening meal and had a poor to mediocre meal. Everyone told me it must have been a fluke as they had enjoyed previous meals. My wife and I ate for lunch today and ordered clam strips. Any resemblance...More

1  Thank Roger H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had a couple of so-so visits in the past, but the food is way improved. Seafood done right. Had dungeness and ahi special. Very tasty. Oyster app was perfect.

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 17 March 2018

Had grilled shrimp & scallops. These items were good but portions pretty small for the price. Another in our party had the steak. Tough with livery taste. Poor cut of meat. Unsatisfactory. Both had drinks from the bar. Both were watery & bland. If you...More

Thank lpbranch
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Had a terrific meal. Crab soup and a Blackened Grouper Po Boy. Crab soup had lots of crab in it. Very tasty. Words can’t describe how much I liked the blackened grouper. Definitely going back at least 1 time before I leave here. Only have...More

Thank digger15108
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Came for the happy hour oysters and stayed for dinner. It was very good, service was excellent. We will be back!

Thank Kat H
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

Went here with my husband and child on a Saturday. His martini was perfect. Crab soup and oysters were delicious. Great service, and the servers were very helpful with suggestions and ideas. Both the husband and I had the daily fish (his blackened and mine...More

Thank itsallgonegray
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 3 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
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, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
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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