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Riverside Crab House

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5297 S Cherokee Way, 5297 S. Cherokee Way, Homosassa Springs, FL 34448-4424
+1 352-628-2474
08:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 22:00
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Came here for dinner and was seated inside with a great view of Monkey Island. Unfortunately the room was uncomfortably hot from the sun and their A/C wasn't doing anything to change it even after the waiter checked on it. Staff were very friendly and attentive. Ordered shrimp, garlic crabs (when they say garlic, they really mean it....), and key... More 

Thank Annmarie B
Cocoa Beach,Florida
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400 reviews
231 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

this is a nice restaurant right across from the monkey island. It has varied menu of seafood and seafood items. I had to steak and it was prepared well although there was nothing special about it. I was eating with a large group so I have to give the restaurant some laxity in trying to prepare everything at the same... More 

Thank drwsurf
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64 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our waiter was great, but unfortunately the food was not. Wine list is limited. Location is convenient if you are staying at the resort and do not want to drive somewhere to eat.

Thank Sharon V
Weeki Wachee, Florida
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49 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Riverside Crab House in Homosassa is part of the Riverside Resort complex on the Homosassa River. To get to the Riverside Crab House, if your GPS is anything like mine, you will experience a tour of Homosassa. From Route 19 go west on West Yulee Drive and turn onto Cherokee Way. When we arrived we noticed laundry and room... More 

Thank callcri
Weeki Wachee, Florida
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you visit the Riverside for anything beside the water view you are wasting your time. In my opinion I do not know how the health department lets this establishment stay in operation. Dirty environment does not give an image of good food and it is overpriced bar food.

Thank DTDub05
Summerfield, Florida
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333 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took the grankiddies here for lunch and to see the monkeys play. We were immediately seated by our very friendly waitress. Drinks were ordered and meals. I had the pulled pork sandwich with home made chips that was delicious. My hubby had the burger and our son in law had the all you can eat fish. Both were very good... More 

Thank Karen T
Bowling Green, Kentucky
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85 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place was crowded. I'm not sure if that was due to steak night or what, but we were stuck in "monkey corner" which is ironically the one table I would say to avoid. Yes, you see the monkeys until the sun goes down, at which time you realize you are cramped into a corner and can see nothing but... More 

Thank Gloria K
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Very dirty. Service was poor. Very old facility that was not well maintained. Would not recommend this as a nice place to eat.

1 Thank joan m
Homosassa, Florida
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58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

This nice restaurant and bar is on the second floor, overlooking famous Monkey Island. So the setting of the Homosassa river activity and the Monkeys makes it great. They have indoor and outdoor seating for your weather preference. The menu has lots of seafood and land lover choices, with fresh catches each day. We enjoyed the smoked fish dip appetizer... More 

1 Thank Jim_and_Gail_Wilbur
Columbus, Georgia
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

This place was great. The live music and atmosphere was the best! We enjoyed the birds and squirrels were so cute and the wait staff was great. Loved our evening out!

Thank CyndiLynnB

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Restaurant Details

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