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Bayou Bill's Crab House

4748 US Highway 98 W, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459-3554
+1 850-267-3849
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“crab feast” (22 reviews)
“crab legs” (51 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4748 US Highway 98 W, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459-3554
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Reviewed today

The food was the best part of our visit to Bayou Bill's, as I guess it should be. The non-greeting at the door was two girls looking at us, while I assume the manager was greeting a local in line in front of us, but...More

Thank knowsgoodfood2016
Reviewed today via mobile

We had a group of 13, arrived about 5:45 and they sat us immediately, they are prepared for any size group and have tables set up for such. Could not have asked for anything better. Pricy but good food and good portions. Grilled chicken breast...More

Thank pharca
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We LOVE Bayou Bills! Our server Erik (with a K) was amazing. Great personality and very helpful! The food is delicious. The kids love it too. We will keep coming back when we are in the area!

Thank rtsheridan
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Steve and Kayla were amazing. Super busy and kept up well. Never had an empty drink. Food was amazing and service was amazing. Highly recommended!!!

Thank Martha N
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Not a bad place to stop! Away from the tourist crowds, so the wait wasn’t terrible. The atmosphere was fun, but the shrimp seemed to be frozen. That’s unacceptable, when the gulf coast is across the street.

Thank TeamIcarusBallooning
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great food, great service, & great server!! Erik was super friendly & made the night fun :) erik made us feel like we were his friends!! Erik is a real one!

Thank Vivi B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The food was fantastic with an exceptional waiter named Erik. He was the coolest and most respectable waiter ive had. Also very funny, but most of all was an excellent waiter who seemed to LOVE his job.

Thank Jacob G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Outstanding service by our waiter Erik. Coolest guy I’ve ever met! Very nice and respectable, who took care of all our needs!

Thank Adrian B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Arrived at 6pm and seated immediately, next parties had a wait. Casual atmosphere, clean. Everyone's portions were large. Calamari was out of the bag circles, I prefer fresh tentacles and all but some just want the "circles." They were tender and remoulade was tasty. Stuffed...More

Thank GoGirlStL
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were a party of four arriving around 8 pm. We were seated quickly because the restaurant has a large amount of seating. The appetizers were amazing. The crab dip appetizer had large chunks of crab and was extremely tasty. The Alaskan Crab legs were...More

Thank Lili W
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Questions & Answers
May 29, 2017|
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Response from Kathy L |
no, this is an inside seating only restaurant...at least in Santa Rosa Beach
Shelia H
I've been eating at this restaurant since we moved here in 1989, out at the one on 30a and this one and through the sale of the 30a one then the 98 one became our 'go to place', and missed it terribly after it burned and before being rebuilt. Everyone who has come to visit us knows it was 'the place' when we wanted seafood, so you will have to understand I am very disappointed because I know how it has been. Last visit several weeks ago we got our usual seafood platter. Imagine my surprise to learn that catfish is now seafood. NOT. And shame on you for trying to pass that off as such. Don't get me wrong, I love good catfish, but if I'm paying a premium price already, I expect seafood, not catfish. For there to be an up charge to get seafood on a seafood platter is just wrong. What were you thinking?
April 21, 2015|
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Response from Shelia H | Reviewed this property |
At the time I wrote this it was listed on menu as SEAFOOD platter, and came with catfish unless you pay an upcharge for any of the other options. Again, I've not been to this restaurant in over a year, so don't know about... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$55
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4748 US Highway 98 W, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459-3554
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Santa Rosa Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 850-267-3849
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