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3500 Scenic Highway 98, Destin, FL 32541-4726
+1 850-654-2722
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Steyr, Austria
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Located on the beach we were here in November for lunch. Pretty basic lunch sharing the crab claws and an iced tea. This place has been consistent on their menu. Good place to go for fresh seafood.

Thank Yodeler
Indianapolis, Indiana
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Awesome view. Great Crab Dip. Seafood Gumbo and Crab Cakes. Thanks to Dana our server who did a great job!

Thank coldwellindy
Jacksonville, Alabama, United States
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I drove 40 minutes from our stay at Ft. Morgan to have a late lunch here. I ordered the Mahi-Mahi sandwich and it was good, but a little dry. My husband, however, ordered the fried Red Snapper and it was melt-in-your-mouth, flaky excellence! I'm not a fan of high prices, and there wasn't a separate lunch menu,... More 

Thank Renee T
Louisville, Kentucky
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Crab Trap is a little pricey, but the food was excellent. The restaurant sits right on the beach and has a playground for the kids.

Thank DWild1
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Dana was a great waitress. Crab dip outstanding Loved watching this waves and crab cake was huge. Sorry the she crab soup was not available anymore.

Thank Georgann A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Dana our waitress was fantastic! She was friendly and even shared some cooking advice! Delicious crab dip! Best ever

Thank Krista S
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I came here for dinner. We had a great view of the ocean and our server was friendly and attentive. We had the crab dip (okay); crab legs (good); shrimp (over cooked).

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Calhoun, Georgia
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was ok but the quantity you get for the price is not good. when I ordered crab legs I expected to get more than one bundle of 4 legs for $27.

Thank DaleJaxon08
Albany, New York, United States
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a long day of driving to Miramar Beach, this was a welcomed dinner! The restaurant is situated right on the beach, and is conveniently located. We ordered the crab dip (this was excellent), the seafood pasta, and the snapper special. The food was enjoyable. Our server, Dana, was very attentive and helpful with recommendations! We are glad we happened... More 

Thank Melanie M
Southaven, Mississippi
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was great to sit by the bay and have a nice lunch with my family. My wife and I had the peel shrimp, it was fantastic. Children had the cheeseburger and chicken tenders. All four meals were great! Service was fantastic!

Thank Umpire2020

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
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
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3500 Scenic Highway 98, Destin, FL 32541-4726
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Destin
  • Phone Number: +1 850-654-2722
Tucked away on Florida's Scenic Highway 98, The Crab Trap Destin is a staple in the lives of both tourist and locals. With unparalleled views of the snowy white beaches of the Emerald Coast, The Crab Trap offers a wide variety of menu options including Fresh Seafood, signature Hot Crab Dip and She Crab Soup and daily specials ranging from Bronzed Grouper or Grilled Filet to Alaskan Crab Legs. Have picky eaters to please? The Crab Trap is ready for you with a menu just for kids, crayons, a special treat they get to keep. The Crab Trap Destin is the original Gulf front seafood restaurant. Located at James Lee Park, this busy beach side establishment is perfect for any occasion. Groups of friends, date night, lunch after a day at the beach or just out to catch a game at the tiki bar, you will find exactly what you want at The Crab Trap. Open air windows, sun bleached wood, local art and hand carved sea side sculptures; The Crab Trap Destin will quickly become a family tradition.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?