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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 good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“crab soup” (8 reviews)
“oysters” (28 reviews)
“taquitos” (4 reviews)
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Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
178 Eglin Pkwy NE, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-4445
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago 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.

Thank 13RebA
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Started with raw oyster, but of course.. they weren't high tides BUT they were tasty.. then got into some tequila sunrises.. the got some chicken, coleslaw and I'm not even sure what else at that point.. but there was no room for dessert, just another...More

Thank JavanMcCain
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

On family vacation in Fort Walton, we try to find local places for seafood. We found this place on TripAdvisor. We started with the spinach dip and chips which were really good. Also had the Happy Hour special of a dozen raw oysters for $9.99....More

Thank KatSuess
Reviewed 31 May 2017

We went here for dinner. It's a small place.. clean.. small uncomfortable tables... and the AC was not too good.. kinda steamy atmosphere. All of that was worth it! The steamed pot and fresh oysters are out of this world! We got a Steamed seafood...More

Thank JenniferBlue_22
Reviewed 10 May 2017

When you need to cut your blackened Amberjack with a knife and it's like cutting shoe leather, you know your fish is overcooked. I have nothing positive to say about our experience here.

Thank MOtravelers
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Rick's is one of our favs. This isn't a fancy place but the food and the staff are top shelf! Check out their HappY Hour oysters. They are priced below everyone else's and are always fresh and usually from Appalacacola.

Thank squrrily
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We read this on Yelp and decided to try it. It didn't disappoint as we arrived around 6:30 pm where they have a HH menu until 7 pm. $9 for a dozen of raw oysters, how do you beat that? They were yummy! Then we...More

Thank Wander_Eyes
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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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