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Riverside Crab House

5297 S Cherokee Way, 5297 S. Cherokee Way, Homosassa Springs, FL 34448-4424
+1 352-628-2474
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good35%
  • Average17%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“shrimp” (24 reviews)
“seafood” (23 reviews)
“hush puppies” (20 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5297 S Cherokee Way, 5297 S. Cherokee Way, Homosassa Springs, FL 34448-4424
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every time we are in Homosassa we visit the Riverside Crab House. They have great seafood buckets. We especially like the one with blue crab, Dungeness crab and snow crab. All buckets come with corn, potatoes, and hush puppies. The crab meat stuffed shrimp wrapped...More

Thank AMkM1234
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Went for a quick lunch and we should have left when we see no one sitting for lunch at 12:30 on a Thursday! My wife ordered clam chowder and it was as salty as the place the clams come from! Warm not hot and thank...More

Thank alozam
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We stopped over for lunch via boat from the Gulf. We were sat down immediately and offered to sit anywhere we wanted. The service was wonderful. The views are nice, with Monkey Island right there as well. I had blackened scallops for lunch and it...More

Thank jerseytwin
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We heard about this restaurant where you could watch monkeys on their own private island while you ate so we decided to give it a try. We were seated in a back area that had a tiny window A/C unit and a box fan so...More

Thank Jamie B
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We visited here after a full morning of scalloping. My daughter and I shared a platter of their garlic blue crabs (with all the fixings) and it was wonderful. My son and husband had the shrimp. Also tasty. Portions are generous and the view is...More

Thank Rooz4
Reviewed 8 July 2017

This is a hidden gem In Homosassa. It is right on the river overlooking 'Monkey Island'. There is a large menu and all the choices are reasonably priced. Rest assured that you will be served very AMPLE portions of food and you might be leaving...More

Thank jcw139
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

The server that we had was nonexistent. His name was Eric. Our checks were completely screwed up after we told him how to split it. He almost never checked on us the whole time we had to ask for drinks after we waved him down....More

Thank Xzacklee
Reviewed 4 July 2017

The first impression when we walked up the stairs and into the restaurant was not good; they were mopping the floor with vinegar water, the smell was overwhelming so we went back outside and found a table on the deck. The server came out quickly...More

Thank Margaret S
Reviewed 14 June 2017

My husband and I wondered upon this place on one of our weekend out-tings, we are a fan of seafood and thought since it was on the water that it should have some awesome seafood. Not!! We both ordered the seafood combo platter and the...More

1  Thank lawandapadgett
Reviewed 31 May 2017

The place is kind of funky but in that good way. It's upstairs at the Riverside Resort with windows overlooking the river, marina and Monkey Island, a small island inhabited by a few monkeys. There's also a covered porch you can sit at to enjoy...More

1  Thank Willbar
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Gordon S
5 February 2017|
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Response from Bentley G | Reviewed this property |
I am gf and I was able to order the fish broiled or pan seared.
Bernard E S
27 January 2017|
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Response from HomosassaRivers... R | Property representative |
Hello, Yes we are handicap accessible. We have an elevator that takes you to the second floor to enjoy the beautiful scenery. Hope to see you soon
3 December 2016|
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Response from HomosassaRivers... R | Property representative |
Hello, We want you to be 100% satisfied with your meal so yes we will allow substitutions. Hope to see you soon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
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
  • E-mail
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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