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The Crab Plant

201 NW 5th St, Crystal River, FL 34428-4007
+1 352-795-4700
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steamed shrimp” (31 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (40 reviews)
“stone crab” (38 reviews)
Closed Now
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
201 NW 5th St, Crystal River, FL 34428-4007
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had dinner with our family from out of town here last night. We have been coming here for years but I had to comment on my grouper dinner. I don’t usually order in restaurant because I fish/catch myself and find in most restaurants it’s...More

Thank Mon D
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I had the chowder very yummy. The I ordered the Kelly's fault. A delicious meal of shrimp, scallops, crawfish ,chicken over rice and black beans

Thank swampytime
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have had the pleasure of eating at this establishment several times, and always had a favorable experience!

Thank gatorfan2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food and service at this location was excellent. The atmosphere was friendly and the food was DELICIOUS as well as fulfilling. Overall EXCELLENT experience. Hidden Gem...must try if you’re in the Crystal River area.

Thank sth0mas20
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food here I think is a little pricey for the place. It doesn't have the best view being on the river. Food is good and service.

Thank CD D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love the market. I stop here before going to the grocery store to get the catch of the day. It the only place to find fresh, never frozen, head on shrimp. They have a fabulous selection of local seafood and they have nice salmon. The...More

Thank Gritscraft
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious boiled crab, warm and spicy. Husband loved clam chowder and shrimp. Daughter loved shrimp also. Our waitress doesn’t let her pregnancy slow her down one bit. She is like manacled. Remembers each person’s order. Delivers food hot and beer ice cold. She is honest,...More

Thank Candy T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are staying in Crystal River while my husband is working here. We have eaten at most places here and The Crab Plant is our favorite. Freshest seafood, fair prices for what you get and view of the water. It is a little noisy when...More

Thank MrsArnette
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was very disappointed in the service and food after a long wait. I will never return to this restaurant. It's on my 5 worst list for the entire state of Florida..

Thank Bryant S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You're not going to be astounded by the interesting dishes, but if you want all the basics and don't want to break the bank, this is a great option. Skip the hush puppies.

Thank wish_digital
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Patricia Z
30 June 2018|
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6 March 2018|
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Response from C R | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they close for the summer. Stone crab season is over May 15.
11 March 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 NW 5th St, Crystal River, FL 34428-4007
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Crystal River
  • Phone Number: +1 352-795-4700
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