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Billy's Stone Crab

400 North Ocean Drive, Hollywood, FL 33019-1412
+1 954-923-2300
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“stone crabs” (234 reviews)
“clams” (120 reviews)
“king crab legs” (35 reviews)
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Seafood, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
400 North Ocean Drive, Hollywood, FL 33019-1412
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Reviewed yesterday

When in season, you simply cannot have better crabs. Excellent taste, tenderness and overall quality. Service and atmosphere, just unequalled. parking sometimes can be an issue, just like all restaurants along A1A, but valet service will handle it.

Thank Keys T
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were able to sit in a very cool space outside and watched a beautiful sunset right on the inter coastal waterway. We had wonderful fresh sea food, and the server was very attentive. Parking was super simple with their valet service. This is a...More

Thank Convertible_Girl
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

King crab legs are colossal! Served hot and shells are sliced for easy opening but not split as to get cold! My husband got got the full order ( 3 lbs) outstandingly delish! I had the stone crabs , they were awesome as well. The...More

Thank Kathieh9
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place is awesome! Super service, helpful staff, great outdoor seating area by the water. Super crabs, hot and cold. Good wine list. Would definitely recommend!

Thank Avtosport.ru
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Freshest King Crab and Stone Crab I ever tasted. Better than Joes! I couldn’t believe it! The casual vibe is relaxing and the waiters are 100percent at your service! The large glass windows overlooking the intracoastal made our dinner romantic and cozy! I will be...More

Thank karen B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great place for local stone crabs and views of the Stranahan River. We dined outside on the covered deck and watched yachts motor by us as we ate lunch. The Hollywood Blvd draw bridge opened up for a yacht to motor through. We shared...More

Thank MarktheWay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We brought the fish that we caught for restaurant to prepare. We didn’t really know what to expect because we wanted the restaurant to prepare the fish that we caught that morning. What we did find was a staff that was extremely helpful and gracious....More

Thank MikePierre
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, stone crabs are delicious , staff are so nice, the presentation they do before you order makes it so easy to decide. It’s not cheap but worth every penny

Thank SamehAgha
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely dining room. Staff were ver friendly and knowledgeable about the menu. We had to get the crab legs & claws. Cooked to perfection! Highly recommend

Thank Holly C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant gets very busy for dinner. The parking lot takes a long while to get into. And they do not take reservations. So budget a wait time. The outside tables go quickly. I called 10 minutes before we got there and was told a...More

Thank Inkamalinka
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28 April 2017|
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27 March 2017|
Response from Michael G | Reviewed this property |
People were dressed in all kinds of Attire. No bathing suits were in the room, No cutoffs. Dress code does not require a tie.
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6 March 2017|
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Response from Yaroslaw_Kerget | Reviewed this property |
Casual is OK, I even was wearing shorts during my visit, it was during the day, not evening.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$25 - US$250
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Private Dining, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 North Ocean Drive, Hollywood, FL 33019-1412
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Hollywood
  • Phone Number: +1 954-923-2300
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Waterfront Seafood Restaurant & Market in Hollywood Beach, FL Billy's Stone Crab Restaurant is known far and wide nationally and internationally as one of THE best seafood restaurant & market in the Ft. Lauderdale area. And for a good reason. Billy's two story fine dining seafood restaurant, is accessible both by elevator and stairs and has floor to ceiling captivating views of the Intracoastal Water Way in the main elegant dining room. The sunset is magnificent. And at night, when the draw bridge of Hollywood Boulevard is illuminated and the lights change colors, the view is quite spectacular, making the restaurant a preferred city spot. If you come sit on the dock or dine upstairs, you can watch this beautiful panoramic nature over the Hollywood Beach Marina. According to owner Billy Hershey, "It's very romantic. We have a comfortable atmosphere allowing customers to relax, look over the water and watch the boats pass by." Billy's Stone Crab Restaurant & Market is an ALL YOU CAN EAT* stone crab restaurant. We have ALL YOU CAN EAT* medium, large, jumbo and colossal stone crabs, stone crab dinners and ALL YOU CAN EAT* jumbo Alaskan king crab legs. Hershey says, "People come here and say Wow! Your crabs are better than Joe's. We will never say our crabs are better than Joe's. We will thank them for the greatest compliment that we can ever have."
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