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Crab Shack Restaurant

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11400 Gandy Blvd, St. Petersburg, FL 33702
+1 727-576-7813
Today
11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 13:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Worth the trip. More than enough to eat. Looks a bit scary from the outside, but inside, it's a great place.

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Tampa
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Any time I want great fresh seafood we go to Crab Shack Restaurant, my daughter love their fresh oysters and I love the whole fried Chilean Sea Bass and seafood platter.

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Thank Maria Nancy S
Meriden, Kansas
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a group of 7 but they were very accommodating, we were able to visit with family, lots of choices for all and the food was very good. The combo platter with catfish needed to have a note that it is a full fish (not de-boned), otherwise, crab legs and stuffed shrimp were very good. Maryland crab cake was... More 

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ohio
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been coming here every year since our children were little. We still make the trip over on vacation every year with our children, now all grown. Great food and fast, friendly service consistently year after year. Thanks for the memories!

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Thank roadtriptj
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55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

I ordered the crab platter and for $30 I got snow crab, rock crab and a few blue crab. The dish came with two sides and all of it was delish. The pave can get pretty packed but it seemed like all the the people popped in to eat and get going so no one waited long. The staff is... More 

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MIAMI
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

We were just arriving to the area i decided the try out The Crab Shack, decent ratings on Yelp and Zomato. The outside is sorta dive bar-esque, the interior is a wonderful hodge podge of decor and floor heights...watch your step! The food was amazing! From the gatotr bites to the flavorful blue crab cakes. The new england clam chowder... More 

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Thank Ricardo R
Tampa bay
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61 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Local roadside place, overall it is average at best. the service is abrupt and rushed. The food is good. we enjoyed our meal and all of the items we ordered tasted good. its basically good cheap seafood. service could be better

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Chesnee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

on a business meeting..ordered a club sandwich-my goto meal when I have no idea what else to order....HUGE, I mean really HUGE club sandwich come out and it is great

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

From the street this place looks like a pass by. But as soon as you hit the door you can feel the atmosphere. The food was fantastic and plentiful. We ordered a buffalo shrimp appetizer which was ok but not great. But for lunch I ordered the "World's Largest Fish Sandwich" and it lived up to it's name. The fish... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Now, this is simply a gorgeous place with its own charm (even though too casual for me...)! The service has a local twist - very friendly and well-paced, very attentive, almost like your best buddies are serving you food taking care of your every need! Loved it! At least 5 different types of crabs served! Wine amazingly priced ($25-35 for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$20
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11400 Gandy Blvd, St. Petersburg, FL 33702
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  St. Petersburg
  • Phone Number: +1 727-576-7813

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?