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Sea Hut

5611 US Highway 19, Palmetto, FL 34221-9125
+1 941-722-6255
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“spinach salad” (37 reviews)
“fried oysters” (17 reviews)
“crab” (25 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:00All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5611 US Highway 19, Palmetto, FL 34221-9125
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I used to come here in the early 80's....just after the Skyway bridge collapse. The parents owned it then, we would always get there around 6/7 p.m. Always an hour wait or better, have an appetizer and a carafe of homemade sangria while waiting. I...More

Thank Ron K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's been here forever and better under newer management. The Spinach and bacon salad is excellent. Many varieties of seafood, including Great Lakes perch. Known for the crab dishes, but not my thing. Have been there 2-3X per year for 10 years, Always good to...More

Thank BoatBaron
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has really good food. There is a funny smell when you first walk in but don't let that deter you. We enjoyed it. It is not the best seafood in town but it is very good.

Thank Jade D
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Its right on the main hiway from St Pete to Bradenton/Sarasota but easily missed. Its an old building just off the bay with an Old Florida feel. A cute little bar upon entry. The rest of the restaurant is somewhat dated but the food is...More

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 25 July 2017

The atmosphere was relaxed, the service was Grrreat! However, they assured us over the phone that the "Softshell Blue crab were Large and Awesome, they were breaded just like the ones we order over the Net, from Maryland, but the four they brought to our...More

Thank SteveEEEohhh
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

You will not be disappointed to enjoy an amazing meal and experience here! The decor is unique and fun to see, the staff are professional, friendly and certainly anticipate needs before asking! The spinach salad is the best ever, crab cakes are tops, homemade bread...More

Thank Jostianna
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped after a day on the water with friends. The service is excellent and drinks are yummy. The appetizers we ordered were very good. We will be back.

Thank Mary L
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Great food and great service by Kevin. Stopped in especially for the whole belly clams and we were not disappointed.

Thank Nick A
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

We just stopped on our way from Tampa to home and had a great meal. Seafood was fresh and delicious. They were out of pecan pie so we will have to come back.

Thank ann s
Reviewed 1 July 2017

I have been eating here for special occasions for almost a decade. Years ago the daughter of the founder took over and changed the name from Crab Trap back to Sea Hut. They changed to bread to fresh baked french and is the best in...More

Thank randyanddar2016
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5611 US Highway 19, Palmetto, FL 34221-9125 (Formerly Lee's Crab Trap)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Palmetto
  • Phone Number: +1 941-722-6255
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