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Deal's Famous Oyster House

2531 W US 98, Perry, FL 32347-7220
+1 850-838-3325
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“fried oysters” (25 reviews)
“hush puppies” (41 reviews)
“seafood” (61 reviews)
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American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
2531 W US 98, Perry, FL 32347-7220
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This roadside seafood house is as authentic a Florida seafood house as it gets. Food is delicious! Don’t come here expecting seafood sourced elsewhere- no Alaskan crab or New England lobsters that tourists sometimes associate with Florida seafood. This is genuine Southern seafood served the...More

1  Thank PFootlocke
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the best family oriented restaurant I have ever been to. Great food, great staff and worth MANY return visits.

Thank slt1212
Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

We had an absolutely delicious meal. Mine was blackened grouper and my hon had scallops, shrimp and oysters. My grouper was prally the best blackened fish I've ever had. Owner, Zodie Horton, showed me how to eat hush puppies with their fresh guava jelly; ahhhh!...More

Thank sizlnpat
Reviewed April 1, 2018

I have eaten here many times. The food has always been good and the service has been friendly and good. If I had to pick a negative. It is how long it takes to receive your food at lunch if you want food from here...More

1  Thank Douglas W
Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

We all had salads. The chef salad was the best I've had. It had pickles on the side and green olives. It was just delicious. They served crackers with garlic butter while waiting for your meal. Friendly service. I'd try the seafood next time.

Thank Dee B
Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I stopped here on our way home from Tallahassee. Definitely worth the stop. I order half dozen of steamed oysters for an appetizer. Then we shared the seafood platter, which is enough for two people especially if you order and extra side...More

Thank Michelle262
Reviewed March 5, 2018

I dined at Deal's with friends from Perry. Everyone knows everyone and everyone is happy. The grouper was great.

Thank HeyPage
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Unless you are driving US 98 around the Big Bend area of Florida, this is out of your way, but worth a drive. Stopped for lunch on drive from Ocala to Panama City Beach, and very glad we did. Excellent lunch of shrimp, white fish,...More

Thank John S
Reviewed February 19, 2018 via mobile

We were looking for a place to meet friends for lunch, so we chose the number one restaurant in Perry. It was OK, but really nothing special, and the hush puppies were kind of sticky in the middle and not very good at all. Next...More

Thank JudyFromUpstateNY
Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

Funky, old fashioned friendly service, great 1/2 she'll oysters, fresh cold salad, interesting music. Well worth the wait. We will go out of our way to eat here again.

Thank Dave M
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Karen S
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Response from Robert W | Reviewed this property |
soft shell crabs are seasonal
April 8, 2015|
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Response from Richard H | Reviewed this property |
Don't know those particulars! Would suggest you call them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2531 W US 98, Perry, FL 32347-7220
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Perry
  • Phone Number: +1 850-838-3325
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