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Riverside Crab House

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5297 S Cherokee Way, 5297 S. Cherokee Way, Homosassa Springs, FL 34448-4424
+1 352-628-2474
11:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 22:00
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Summerfield, Florida
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323 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Took the grankiddies here for lunch and to see the monkeys play. We were immediately seated by our very friendly waitress. Drinks were ordered and meals. I had the pulled pork sandwich with home made chips that was delicious. My hubby had the burger and our son in law had the all you can eat fish. Both were very good... More 

Thank Karen T
Bowling Green, Kentucky
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85 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place was crowded. I'm not sure if that was due to steak night or what, but we were stuck in "monkey corner" which is ironically the one table I would say to avoid. Yes, you see the monkeys until the sun goes down, at which time you realize you are cramped into a corner and can see nothing but... More 

Thank Gloria K
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Very dirty. Service was poor. Very old facility that was not well maintained. Would not recommend this as a nice place to eat.

1 Thank joan m
Homosassa, Florida
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54 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This nice restaurant and bar is on the second floor, overlooking famous Monkey Island. So the setting of the Homosassa river activity and the Monkeys makes it great. They have indoor and outdoor seating for your weather preference. The menu has lots of seafood and land lover choices, with fresh catches each day. We enjoyed the smoked fish dip appetizer... More 

1 Thank Jim_and_Gail_Wilbur
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place was great. The live music and atmosphere was the best! We enjoyed the birds and squirrels were so cute and the wait staff was great. Loved our evening out!

Thank Cyndi W
Mount Vernon, Ohio
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274 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

I can't give this top score but would like to because of the the location, however a couple of things prevented me from being able to. The food was subpar. Chicken tenders were hard and more breading than chicken. The grilled fish had a strange seasoning. Our server was pleasant but was a little overbearing on her suggestions which we... More 

Thank RNRVTravler
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Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Sat for 15 minutes before anyone acknowledged us and another 10 for our server to show. When my wife commented about the delay, the server became belligerent and aggressive. We ordered drinks and had to reorder at the bar to actually get some. No specials we mentioned and our food was cold when it finally arrived. Very displeased and do... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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233 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We always stay here (at the Homosassa Riverside Resort), and eat here (when they have crabs they are GREAT!), as we love sitting outside up at the Monkey Bar, watching the monkeys frolic on Monkey Island! Fun place with good food and really nice service!

Thank elissejo
Spring Hill, Florida
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We were there on a Sunday afternoon, hard to find a parking spot. They had a guy singing island songs, the waiter was really hard to find when we needed more drinks. Now for the food is was just ok and not very big. We would try it again, but only for the view.

Thank i9510
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Our Bostonian waitress was extremely accommodating, but the blue crab was a disappointment. The outdoor eatery was nice aside from the swarming birds that defecated everywhere.

Thank Amy W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 30
American, Bar, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5297 S Cherokee Way, 5297 S. Cherokee Way, Homosassa Springs, FL 34448-4424
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Homosassa Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 352-628-2474
You don't have to enjoy great food and funYou don't have to share a sunset or riverside cocktailYou don't have to spend anytime dreaming by the poolYou don't have to be entertained by the antics of the monkeys, the manatee, or the passing dolphins or manatee......BUT YOU CAN IF YOU WANT TO!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?